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May 31, 2017
Trails4Transplants, an organ donation advocacy group, is in the midst of an horse ride across North Dakota and Minnesota to raise money and promote awareness for eye, tissue and organ donation. A stop in Appleton, Minn., is shown Wednesday, May 31. Photo courtesy Trails4Transplants
Horse riders advocate for organ donation in Minnesota, ND
May 31, 2017 - 11:08pm
May 25, 2017
Wayne Thorson, right, shakes hands with Kirk Malkowski after being awarded the Charlie Naylor Lifetime Achievement Award during the 13th Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon presented by the Bemidji Chamber on Thursday at the Hampton Inn & Suites. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A giver receives: Bemidji businessman, philanthropist Wayne Thorson earns lifetime achievement award
May 25, 2017 - 7:54pm
May 20, 2017
David Salo, who lives on Island Lake, holds the 30 1/2-inch walleye he caught on Sunday, May 14, of Minnesota's opening weekend of fishing. He caught the fish on a jig and minnow at a spot where his grandfather took him fishing as a child. (Photo by Ian Eggert)
Island Lake gives up 30-inch walleye on opening weekend
May 20, 2017 - 3:55pm
Jim Isensee is still enjoying what he loves to do at 92 years old. (Photo submitted by Ann Vogel)
'A way of life'
May 20, 2017 - 6:00am
May 18, 2017
Hanging in the trees -- the hammock movement
May 18, 2017 - 11:27pm
May 11, 2017
Richfield, Minn., artist Tim Turenne’s painting of a walleye foraging on minnows is featured on the 2017 Minnesota walleye stamp. The stamp isn't required to fish walleyes in Minnesota, but proceeds from sales of the stamps help fund walleye-related initiatives across the state. (Minnesota DNR)
Anticipation builds for Minnesota fishing opener
May 11, 2017 - 8:23pm
Wilderness trust: Put a rock on it
May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
April 30, 2017
Two volunteers with the fishing group Minnesota Steelheader carry trash from the mouth of the Sucker River northeast of Duluth during an Adopt-a-River clean-up event. A landowner whose property borders the river considered closing angler access to the river in part because of trash he has found on his land. Minnesota Steelheader photo
Anglers still have access to lower Sucker River -- for now
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
April 1, 2017
Heidi Heitkamp
Heitkamp, others reintroduce Sportsmen's Act
April 1, 2017 - 12:20pm
March 18, 2017
McKenzee Jaranson, 9, of Bemidji, prepares to shoot her arrow Saturday during the Bemidji Archery Club Indoor 300 Youth Shoot at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Hitting the bullseye: Young archers practice their skills at open shoot
March 18, 2017 - 3:28pm
March 14, 2017
 A glove and hockey stick used for playing underwater hockey in the pool at Lincoln Park Middle School recently. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Players take a dive into underwater hockey
March 14, 2017 - 7:21pm
March 10, 2017
Jim Fretheim, new board chair at the Bemidji Community Food Shelf, moves canned goods around the food shelf on Friday morning. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Turning compassion into action: New food shelf board president starts amid organization’s major donation campaign
March 10, 2017 - 5:16pm
February 3, 2017
A sled travels down the slides behind the Loon Lake Community Center in Palo in February 2012 during that year's Laskiainen Finnish sliding festival. The festival returns for its 80th year this weekend. (News Tribune file photo)play button
Laskiainen, one of oldest ethnic fests in U.S., marks 80 years in tiny MN community
February 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 5, 2017
United Way's venture grant program underway
January 5, 2017 - 8:00am
December 7, 2016
Natalee Koos, 8, shops with of Tyler Hemp (left) and Bruce Hemstad (right), of the Bemidji Fire Department, Wednesday during the Heroes and Helpers event at Target. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Shopping spree!: Local emergency officials help children buy Christmas presents
December 7, 2016 - 7:50pm