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Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Devils Lake angler catches potential world record white bass
Sanford Bemidji reports four 'adverse health events' for year
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
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HITTINGER COLUMN: MacNaughton Cup important, but just first step for BSU
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
Margaret Ann Perkins
Anita "Neen" R. Lilliquist
Darwin Duane Maxwell
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
December 29, 2016
Looking for lunch: Pileated woodpecker searches for food along Lake Boulevard
A pileated woodpecker perches on the side of a tree along Lake Boulevard Northeast in Bemidji earlier this week.
December 29, 2016 - 4:37pm
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: New Years’ weekend should be busy on area lakes
The Christmas Blizzard could have been much worse on lakes in the Bemidji area. Lake Bemidji probably received more snow than most lakes, with...
December 29, 2016 - 4:18pm
December 27, 2016
Third deer found infected with chronic wasting disease
LANESBORO, Minn. -- A third deer infected with chronic wasting disease has been discovered in southeastern Minnesota, according to the Department...
December 27, 2016 - 6:10pm
December 25, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The tale of Old Sam Peabody
Old Sam Peabody is one of my favorite birds and for many reasons. With the male of the species sporting distinctive facial markings that include snow-white throat patches and crowns, yellow lores, and black eye stripes along with other unique markings, few wild birds look like him,...
December 25, 2016 - 10:42am
December 22, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Area lakes made ice as fast as possible
Lakes in the Bemidji area were making ice about as fast as possible during what could turn out to be one of the coldest stretches of the winter....
December 22, 2016 - 7:36pm
December 21, 2016
Fisherman talks about catching what likely will be a new MN state record burbot
It’s all but official: Lake of the Woods is about to break its old record for the biggest eelpout ever officially weighed in Minnesota. Brent...
December 21, 2016 - 9:51am
December 17, 2016
New venture on Lake Winnipeg: Heated permanent ice shacks now for rent
Anyone who's ever fished Lake Winnipeg through the ice knows how challenging and intimidating it can be for the do-it-yourself angler, especially...
December 17, 2016 - 2:42pm
December 15, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Ice keeps forming on area lakes
Bitterly cold temperatures this past week had lakes in the Bemidji area busy making ice. The temperatures may not reach above zero this entire...
December 15, 2016 - 11:00pm
December 8, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
The long warm fall was enjoyable while it lasted, but everybody must have realized winter was going to get here eventually. Well, it's here......
December 8, 2016 - 9:38pm
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
GRAND FORKS — Mother Nature is playing it cruel instead of cool with ice fishing fanatics again this year, and it looks as if the popular winter...
December 8, 2016 - 9:36pm
December 4, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
On the last weekend of November, I spent a couple of days roaming beneath towering old-growth white pines and red pines at remote locations in Itasca State Park. One locale was near the headwaters of LaSalle Creek, a gently flowing creek that begins its relatively short length from...
December 4, 2016 - 7:59am
December 2, 2016
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Deer hunters in northwest Minnesota killed more deer than last year during the recent firearms deer season, despite summerlike weather early...
December 2, 2016 - 1:19pm
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
ERSKINE -- The staff of Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges will host the second annual Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 15 at Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges, 17788 349th St. SE in Erskine. The group will meet at visitor center at 8 a.m. People new to...
December 2, 2016 - 8:30am
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
December has arrived, but there is still no ice on Bemidji-area lakes. It was an unusual weather week -- a couple of days with late November rains that melted most of the ice and accumulated snow on the ground. Then the rain turned back to snow and covered the ground again. The unseasonably...
December 2, 2016 - 8:02am
December 1, 2016
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- The public is invited to provide input on a master plan to guide management of the Thief Lake Wildlife Management Area in northwestern Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is updating the plan that guides management of the WMA’s forests,...
December 1, 2016 - 11:30pm