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December 29, 2016
A pileated woodpecker perches on the side of a tree along Lake Boulevard Northeast in Bemidji earlier this week. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Looking for lunch: Pileated woodpecker searches for food along Lake Boulevard
December 29, 2016 - 4:37pm
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: New Years’ weekend should be busy on area lakes
December 29, 2016 - 4:18pm
December 27, 2016
Third deer found infected with chronic wasting disease
December 27, 2016 - 6:10pm
December 25, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The tale of Old Sam Peabody
December 25, 2016 - 10:42am
December 22, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Area lakes made ice as fast as possible
December 22, 2016 - 7:36pm
December 21, 2016
Brent Getzler of Roosevelt, Minn., caught this 19.67-pound eelpout Monday on Lake of the Woods. The fish was weighed on a certified scale and is on track to be confirmed as Minnesota's new state record eelpout. (Photo courtesy of Brent Getzler)
Fisherman talks about catching what likely will be a new MN state record burbot
December 21, 2016 - 9:51am
December 17, 2016
Five ice fishing shacks are set up on the ice Thursday near Sunset Beach on Lake Winnipeg. The shacks are a new venture for entrepreneurs Curtis Beyak and Terry Roth, who have launched Lake Winnipeg Ice Fishing Shack Rentals on the east side of the lake about an hour north of Winnipeg. (Submitted photo)
New venture on Lake Winnipeg: Heated permanent ice shacks now for rent
December 17, 2016 - 2:42pm
December 15, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Ice keeps forming on area lakes
December 15, 2016 - 11:00pm
December 8, 2016
Paul Nelson
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
December 8, 2016 - 9:38pm
Whether fishing in an insulated house such as this Lake of the Woods rental, a portable shelter or even out in the ice, ice fishing is one of the most anticipated events of the year on the outdoors calendar. (Brad Dokken | Forum News Service)
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
December 8, 2016 - 9:36pm
December 4, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
December 4, 2016 - 7:59am
December 2, 2016
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
December 2, 2016 - 1:19pm
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
December 2, 2016 - 8:30am
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
December 2, 2016 - 8:02am
December 1, 2016
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
December 1, 2016 - 11:30pm