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Blackduck laundromat under new ownership
Blackduck City Council presented financial statement, supports Capitol Christmas tree
Riding and revolvers return: Mounted shooting event is back at Beltrami County Fairgrounds
UPDATED: Paint spill causes traffic delay on Highway 197; all lanes reopened
Dayton taps local doctor for medical cannabis board: Wyllie serves with Indian Health Service in Bemidji
HOCKEY: Harms participating in Jets' Development Camp
BASEBALL: Local players to take part in All-Star festivities
Lumberjacks baseball: Hirt, Rutledge commit to BSU baseball program
BASEBALL: Legion prepares for Gopher Classic with sweep of Detroit Lakes
BASEBALL: Bemidji Youth Baseball officials concentrate on fun, fundamentals
Mary Ann Nipp
Diana Marie Nelson
Lottie Faye Coulombe
Owen Helton Robinson
When the pretty flowers take over
Ann Daley: The story of three lovely muses and one saintly old man
Marilyn Heltzer: Celebrating the Fourth of July with friends and family
Diane Engel: Class reunion: Words of terror or opportunity?
Sue Bruns: A pretty perfect birthday
Music is back at Buena Vista; Well-known ski area brings back music festival for second year
Plays and music round out the holiday weekend
Art briefs - Sunday July 6
Spellcheck: To 'Bee' or not to 'Bee' -- Tony Award-winning play next up for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Walk this way: Once again, Sculpture Walk brings in new art to Bemidji (with interactive map)
More boaters ticketed for invasive species violations
Paul Nelson: Surface water in Bemidji area lakes finally nears 70 degrees
Hunting: North Dakota spring pheasant population numbers on the rise
Hunting: North Dakota waterfowl numbers increase
Kasdan -Grimes wedding
Johnson birthday celebration
Oslin birthday celebration
Stai Anniversary celebration
Letter: EPA did not approve PolyMet mine plan
Ron Paul: Hobby Lobby decision creates small island of freedom
Jim Hightower: Walgreen writes its own sick prescription
Alert driving improves safety for all road users
Diana West: When ‘unaccompanied alien minors’ are really baby democrats
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...
news / region
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,...
news / region
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...
news / region
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...
outdoors / environment
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...
outdoors / environment
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...
news / local
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...
outdoors / fishing
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,...
news / region
May 3, 2013 - 1:49pm
October 25, 2012
Zebra mussel eradication effort fails
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — An effort to kill zebra mussels discovered in Lake Irene and Rose Lake was unsuccessful, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Last fall, DNR biologists investigated two separate cases where boat lifts used in zebra mussel infested lakes...
October 25, 2012 - 10:46pm