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'The Wall that Heals': Visitors, veterans pay their respects at Vietnam memorial replica in St. Paul
Study: Republicans see 'misinformation' in media at twice the rate of Democrats
Missing person case under investigation at northwest Minnesota farm
Minnesota baby on life support after found not breathing at daycare
Otter Tail County man charged with 12 misdemeanors for blocking lake access
Seeking new heights, Suns draft Ayton No. 1 overall
Timberwolves pick Georgia Tech guard
COMMENTARY: Brian Murphy: Twins' snakebit season eroding one battered player at a time
Boston's Porcello knocks Twins' best hitter out of game, cruises from there
Five players the Wild could trade as they tweak a 'not-good-enough' roster
Jerry David "Big Oh" Oelrich
Britney Ann Lussier
Barbara Jean Cook
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Tips for pest management in the garden
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
Commentary: Lessons of the circuitous, fresh route to the office
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: BWCA trip brings close encounters with bears
VIVIAN DELGADO: Knowledge, writing bring power to modern societies
ABC orders spin-off of 'Roseanne' without Roseanne Barr
A history lesson. . . sort of: 'The Complete History of America: Abridged' opens Friday
Can Hugh Hefner's 26-year-old son convince his generation that Playboy is sexy?
Jerry Springer changed TV forever. After 27 seasons, his daytime talk circus may be over.
Fox News' Laura Ingraham says immigrant child detention centers are 'essentially summer camps'
They’re Minnesota’s lake detectives: Volunteers trying to tame invasive species
PAUL NELSON FISHING: How low should you go?
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: BWCA trip brings close encounters with bears
Commentary: LOW, Rainy limit proposal seems reasonable
200 miles on the Superior Hiking Trail: As SHT network grows, so does popularity
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
You no longer get a free Burger King Whopper if you have a World Cup star's baby
27 new foods, 5 new vendors announced for Minnesota State Fair
Sun Mart in Fergus Falls closing
Rebel developers are trying to cure our smartphone addiction - with an app
Place a Business Announcement
Leona Schummer Traut
Bob & Ardelle Bieberdorf
Lindseth Graduates from University of Minnesota
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Replacing Line 3 is safest, best option
Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A meditation for the Fourth of July
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: We need to promote the "natural highs" to youth
June 10, 2018
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Getting up close in the birding world takes time, right gear
Most wild birds will allow us to approach them reasonably close. I'm reminded of this each morning that I feed the birds. It's not uncommon to...
June 10, 2018 - 7:55am
June 3, 2018
BLANE KLEMEK: Bemidji helps lead the way as part of Minnesota Bird City program
I've never met a soul who disliked wild birds. And while some folks admittedly favor certain species of birds over others for various reasons,...
June 3, 2018 - 7:45am
May 27, 2018
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The wonderful wood duck at home in Minnesota
My 4-year-old grandson Lincoln and I planted an apple tree in the backyard recently. I chose a sunny area on the backside of the house near a...
May 27, 2018 - 8:40am
Man helps restore bluebird species with nest boxes on rural Wisconsin roads
OULU, Wis. — David Lindelof stopped his Buick along Highway B in Bayfield County and watched a bluebird perched on top of a wooden nesting...
May 27, 2018 - 7:40am
April 29, 2018
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The 'Purple Martin Housing Project of Becida'
For the past 16 years, I have been talking about purchasing a purple martin house and promptly installing it on top of a tall pole that I would...
April 29, 2018 - 7:50am
March 28, 2018
New peregrine in town in Grand Forks
There's a new female peregrine in town—possibly the second to show up at the UND water tower since Sunday—vying for the affections of Marv the male, but she's not Terminator, the matriarch of local peregrines since 2008 when nesting first was documented in Grand Forks....
March 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
March 18, 2018
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Diving deep with the 'divers'
Birds. What amazing and adaptable creatures. From those that soar to the greatest heights to those that grow large yet cannot fly. And from those...
March 18, 2018 - 7:44am
March 11, 2018
The mystery continues on the ivory-billed woodpecker
There are people who believe the existence of animals that never lived. Two such fairytale creatures that readily come to mind are the so-called...
March 11, 2018 - 8:30am
March 4, 2018
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Make no mistake, American kestrels are popular raptors
The American kestrel, sometimes called "sparrow hawk," is not a hawk at all. Certainly the bird's pint-sized frame is small, thus "sparrow,"...
March 4, 2018 - 8:29am
February 25, 2018
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Ol' Ruff' sometimes seeks human companionship
I've been fortunate enough to befriend a few wild animals in my life. Or, more likely, they befriended me. There have been a few raccoons, an...
February 25, 2018 - 8:15am
February 4, 2018
BLANE KLEMEK: The American Dipper is no dip of a songbird
The American dipper is classified as a songbird. A stocky little species at about 7.5 inches long, this short-tailed bird is rather ordinary...
February 4, 2018 - 9:15am
December 29, 2017
Minnesota county takes on public lands debate over farm sale
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — A version of the national debate over public lands has recently played itself out in Meeker County, where conservationists were surprised when the county board initially denied the transfer of land by willing sellers to the state. The Meeker County Board...
December 29, 2017 - 6:46pm
December 7, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Fascinating and deadly shrikes of Minnesota
Sometimes called by their nickname, “butcher bird,” although I’ve never been one to call them that, few birds in Minnesota are as rarely...
December 7, 2017 - 8:15am
November 26, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Turkey – or dinosaur – for dinner?
This is Thanksgiving season and so the turkey must be bird of the week. No other bird is so closely associated with any day as the turkey. Nor...
November 26, 2017 - 6:03am
November 8, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Cardinals keep marching north
There are only a few species of wild birds that garner the attention and admiration as those wild birds colored red or colored blue. Think of...
November 8, 2017 - 8:30am