Skip to main content
Finding the 694: 106 years after tragic crash, locomotive located in Lake Superior
Solar eclipse set for next August
Medical device’s price stirs Washington: Cost increase of EpiPen ‘alarming,’ ‘unjustified,’ Klobuchar says
NTC names Paula Langteau as interim dean
A sign of solidarity: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event held
TENNIS: BHS girls win two of three in home-opening quad meet
PREP SOCCER: Bemidji girls look to defense as season begins
No more ties: WCHA overhauls overtime structure
VOLLEYBALL: Lumberjacks get ready for new season
GIRLS TENNIS: Experience will carry BHS this year
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Joan Iris Pope
Sharon Lynn Gangeness
Tracy Keith Gross
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Kayakers set to finish circumnavigation of Lake Superior
Watershed group plans meeting tonight on starry stonewart in Big Turtle Lake
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinton let our troops, ambassador down
August 18, 2016
Zebra mussels found in Detroit Lake
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Zebra mussels have been found in Detroit Lake. Department of Natural Resources invasive species staff confirmed two juvenile...
August 18, 2016 - 10:20pm
October 9, 2015
More zebra mussels found in Minnesota lakes, but DNR says fight still manageable
ST. PAUL --- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake John in Wright County and Bryant Lake in Eden Prairie. A citizen involved in a monitoring program reported a single zebra mussel in late September in Lake John, but subsequent...
October 9, 2015 - 10:02am
May 23, 2015
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Divers found 10 zebra mussels in Christmas Lake during a follow-up search earlier this week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. The mussels were found outside of the area where the DNR had treated the lake last year as part of a series of...
May 23, 2015 - 3:29pm
September 12, 2014
DNR officials confirm established zebra mussel population in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE — It probably was only a matter of time before an invasive species would find its way to one of the major fishing lakes in the Bemidji...
September 12, 2014 - 11:51pm
Zebra mussels found in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE -- Zebra mussels have been found and confirmed in Cass Lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. A citizen discovered the zebra mussels earlier this week while collecting shells on the beach on the southeast corner of Cedar Island, according to...
September 12, 2014 - 12:40pm
July 2, 2014
Zebra mussel found in another Becker County Lake
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A zebra mussel has been found in Pickerel Lake near Cotton Lake in central Becker County, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources plans to declare the lake infested today. Gary Thompson, owner of Tri-State Diving, said he found a solitary...
July 2, 2014 - 8:55pm
June 28, 2014
Zebra mussels found in Lake Melissa near Detroit Lakes
Kyle Potter Forum News Service DETROIT LAKES — Zebra mussels have been discovered in Lake Melissa near here, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed Friday. The DNR’s discovery is the first time the invasive species has been found in the Detroit Lakes area,...
June 28, 2014 - 12:47am
June 27, 2014
Zebra mussels found in Becker County lake
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Zebra mussels have been discovered in Lake Melissa near Detroit Lakes, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed Friday. The DNR’s discovery is the first time the invasive species has been found in the Detroit Lakes area, Barry Stratton,...
June 27, 2014 - 12:21pm
September 19, 2013
Zebra mussels confirmed in Douglas County’s Maple Lake
ALEXANDRIA — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Maple Lake in Douglas County after responding to a report of the invasive species attached to the wheel of a boatlift in the lake this month. DNR staff searched several...
September 19, 2013 - 7:09pm
September 18, 2013
Minnesota groups seek new ways to combat zebra mussels
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Some municipalities and lake associations that have grown frustrated by Minnesota's lack of progress in combating aquatic invasive species are backing research into finding more permanent ways of stopping the pests. Among them is the Gull Chain of...
September 18, 2013 - 11:51am
August 23, 2013
Zebra mussels dip on Lake Mille Lacs
AITKIN, Minn. (AP) — The number of zebra mussels in Lake Mille Lacs has dropped this year for the first time since they were found in 2005. Minnesota outdoors officials say a survey this week found about 1,070 zebra mussels per square foot in Mille Lacs, one of the state's...
August 23, 2013 - 9:11am
August 14, 2013
AIS found on boat exiting Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A watercraft inspector discovered zebra mussels and Eurasian watermilfoil on a boat trailer exiting Lake Bemidji earlier this month, though they didn't originate here. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made the announcement this week, and called for boaters...
August 14, 2013 - 6:35pm
July 17, 2013
Zebra mussels confirmed in Otter Tail County’s Lake Lida
PELICAN RAPIDS — Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lake Lida, a popular Otter Tail County lake near here, according to a news release issued Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. DNR crews found two zebra mussels late last week, the release stated....
July 17, 2013 - 11:56pm
May 30, 2013
Zebra mussels found in Itasca County lakes
By John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday confirmed that zebra mussels have been found in Sand Lake in Itasca County. DNR aquatic invasive species experts confirmed the finding of a citizen who discovered...
May 30, 2013 - 9:16pm
May 3, 2013
Zebra mussels halt work on St. Croix bridge
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — Work on a new four-lane highway bridge over the St. Croix River connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin has been halted after dead zebra mussels were found on six construction barges headed for the waterway. Inspectors found the invasive species on the barges,...
May 3, 2013 - 1:49pm