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Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges in slaying of grandparents
Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Fridley, Minn., man killed in house fire
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
BASEBALL: Beavers, U-Mary capture comeback wins in split
SOFTBALL: Final inning outburst dooms BSU in sweep to UMD
GIRLS GOLF: Bemidji opens second in Moorhead
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
Virginia L. Pollard
Alfred James Benais
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
March 6, 2017
Montana activists ramp up campaign against culling Yellowstone bison
SALMON, Idaho -- Wildlife advocates are ramping up their campaign against the annual culling of bison that roam onto state lands in Montana each...
March 6, 2017 - 9:14am
March 5, 2017
Winter may not have been so harsh for wildlife
GRAND FORKS — The winter of 2016-17 started out on a dicey note for wildlife managers, who feared the impact of heavy snow and prolonged...
March 5, 2017 - 2:18pm
February 6, 2017
Canada reintroduces bison to its oldest national park
CALGARY, Alberta—Rangers have successfully reintroduced a herd of plains bison to Canada's oldest national park, officials said on Monday,...
February 6, 2017 - 4:09pm
February 2, 2017
DNR deer management plan takes first steps: Bemidji meeting one of first to build a comprehensive state deer policy
BEMIDJI—Officials from the Department of Natural Resources met with Bemidji area residents Wednesday as part of a new initiative to create...
February 2, 2017 - 9:14am
January 11, 2017
Risk of CWD reaching northern woods is low: While not impossible, deer disease unlikely to spread from southern MN to Bemidji region
BEMIDJI—While the southeastern part of the state remains on high alert for chronic wasting disease in wildlife, the Minnesota Department...
January 11, 2017 - 7:02pm
January 8, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Winter sets in, and the search for food is heightened for wildlife
We're definitely experiencing January weather. The snow has piled up and the temperatures have plummeted to double digits below zero. Wild birds are flocking to our feeders, white-tailed deer aren't nearly as active as they were just a couple of months ago, and many a bird and mammal...
January 8, 2017 - 5:30am
June 7, 2016
Brainerd man charged in wildlife park burglary
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A 21-year-old Brainerd man is accused of breaking into a wildlife park here and stealing $15,000. Cody Andrew Nelson was charged June 2 in Crow Wing County District Court with felony first-degree burglary. Judge Kristine DeMay posted unconditional bond of $50,000...
June 7, 2016 - 11:25am
June 2, 2016
Minnesota moose may be headed for endangered list
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday announced that Minnesota's rapidly declining moose herd may warrant protection under...
June 2, 2016 - 3:58pm
June 1, 2016
An unexpected visitor: Bear appears in Bemidji woman’s yard
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji woman received an unexpected lunchtime visitor last Sunday when a fully grown black bear came within eight feet of her kitchen...
June 1, 2016 - 5:12pm
April 25, 2016
Minnesota birding festival set for May near Detroit Lakes
As spring finally begins to settle into the Detroit Lakes area, birders from all over the U.S. and Canada are making final preparations to converge...
April 25, 2016 - 4:45pm
June 1, 2015
7 odd animals that call Minnesota home
By Andy Rathbun St. Paul Pioneer Press
June 1, 2015 - 8:27am
April 5, 2015
Blane Klemek: Signs of life are everywhere in the great outdoors
What makes observing wildlife so enjoyable is the number of ways in which we can participate. For obvious reasons, "observing" implies we...
April 5, 2015 - 12:16am
March 29, 2014
Letter: Let’s champion solving climate change
As March Madness is in full swing and life is sweet for 16 teams, some plants and animals that are mascots for prominent college teams are on a losing streak, reports the National Wildlife Federation. Climate change is the most serious environmental threat today to many animals and...
March 29, 2014 - 10:56pm
March 8, 2014
Frozen lakes, deep winter take a toll on wildlife
Tim Nelson MPR News 91.3 FM ROSEVILLE — Think this winter has been tough? Be glad you’re not a duck —or a trumpeter swan. “Always when you grab a swan, you always want to get their wings as tight to them as possible because that is where they really beat you up,” veterinarian...
March 8, 2014 - 11:18pm
February 5, 2014
No silver bullet in solving lead ammo, tackle debate
BEMIDJI -- If you deer hunt, your bullets may be finding their way into more bodies than you realize. The hot topic at a Minnesota...
February 5, 2014 - 7:06pm