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PHOTOS: Ninja kids: First-ever Ninja Run at Northern Elementary
Appeals court to expedite review of subpoena for Trump's financial records
Celebrating the best in Bemidji business
China urges US to fix 'wrong practices'
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GIRLS GOLF: Jacks take 3rd at Park Rapids
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Gophers' Nanne returning for senior season
Former teammates Oliva, Carew join Twins on West Coast road trip
Bemidjians named to USA Curling High Performance Program
Harold Dean Dosdall
Joyce M. Martin
William A. Nelson
John Paul Loewen
Troy Lee Bruce
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Fielding Questions: Overwintered dipladenia, bleeding birch, covering grass seed and more
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'Sesame Street' welcomes a Muppet in foster care, the latest addition to its inclusive cast
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Minnesota wolf hunting ban fails to reach governor’s desk
Bison help prairie get back to nature
Brad Dokken column: DNR increases elk permits in effort to reduce growing Kittson County herd
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Warbler walks open eyes to nature around us: Audubon offers free birding field trips Tuesdays, Thursdays through May
Pig-killing virus now 'endemic' in two regions of China, U.N. says
Trump Administration to unveil new $16 billion aid package for American farmers hit in trade war
Most grass-fed beef labeled 'Product of U.S.A.' is imported
Minnesota student finds her 'place to be' with ag and state leadership role with FFA
How impeachment would work
Place a Business Announcement
Dennis and Judy Fredenburg
Daniel E. Ewert
Carol E. Priest
Commentary: Farms are suffering from climate change and Trump's trade war. Here's how to help
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Remember the Young Dreams Dance Troupe?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Find a better solution than roundabouts for Paul Bunyan Drive
Mystery of where Britain's royal baby Archie was born is solved by his birth certificate
KLOBUCHAR: Time to better combat senior fraud
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March 14, 2019
Monday deadline to remove fish houses
BEMIDJI—Anglers face a Monday, March 18, deadline to remove so-called permanent fishing shelters on lakes north of U.S. Highway 2 or face...
March 14, 2019 - 4:18pm
March 3, 2019
Fish house removal deadlines approaching
BEMIDJI—The state Department of Natural Resources has announced the deadlines for fish house removal off of the lakes in Minnesota. In...
March 3, 2019 - 1:30pm
January 6, 2019
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Heavy snow falls on too little ice
Lakes in the Bemidji area and much of Northern Minnesota took a big hit last week when large amounts of heavy snow fell on too little ice. The...
January 6, 2019 - 7:40am
November 18, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: No need to rush it when it comes to ice
Sunday is the last day of the Minnesota Rifle Deer Season in the Bemidji area and much of Minnesota. The archery deer season continues through...
November 18, 2018 - 7:20am
October 1, 2018
Minnesota Fishing Museum seeks state's backing for future plans
LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—Fishing was the subject—though, this time around, it was about reeling in people, not fish, for the sake of the...
October 1, 2018 - 3:54pm
June 23, 2018
Volunteers reopen channel linking Norway, Games lakes in west central Minnesota
SUNBURG, Minn. — When you no longer have faith that you can move the bog, turn the job over to 10 farmhands. With three motor boats, a...
June 23, 2018 - 2:22pm
June 17, 2018
They’re Minnesota’s lake detectives: Volunteers trying to tame invasive species
MARCELL, Minn. — Steve Long maneuvered his big pontoon boat closer to a patch of weeds on the north side of the Turtle Lake and then held the...
June 17, 2018 - 8:42am
After ice-out, some Minnesota lakes seeing fish kill
ST. PAUL—It's fish kill season in Minnesota (and yes, that is different than fishing). All around the state, hundreds of dead fish are...
May 17, 2018 - 2:22pm
April 15, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: How about a public hearing on invasive species?
A question has been thrown out there on how we can provide access in such a way that it prevents the spread of aquatic invasive species? The...
April 15, 2018 - 2:14pm
March 4, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: The hot-and-cold March weather is here
The season for walleyes and other gamefish species has ended on the inland waters of Minnesota. New 2018/19 Minnesota Fishing Licenses went into...
March 4, 2018 - 7:32am
March 1, 2018
Deadline nears to remove fish houses
ST. PAUL—The deadline for anglers to remove fish houses from lakes in Minnesota is approaching quickly, according to a release from the...
March 1, 2018 - 2:23pm
December 17, 2017
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: When the lake is frozen over
When the lake is frozen over we prepare for winter. We put away our gardening tools, pots and lawn art. We store the lawn chairs in the screened...
December 17, 2017 - 9:30am
November 30, 2017
Know your ice before venturing out on the lakes
BRAINERD, Minn.—Anglers have been spotted out on the ice of lakes in the Brainerd lakes area, but with unseasonably warm weather ice conditions...
November 30, 2017 - 5:09pm
November 22, 2017
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Still early for the ice fishing season: Be careful
The large deep lakes like Lake Bemidji, Cass Lake and Walker Bay of Leech Lake have become super-cooled by the persistent high winds that won't...
November 22, 2017 - 8:45am
October 18, 2017
Huge floating bog that damaged docks still on northern Minn. lake
MERRIFIELD, Minn. -- When lakeshore owners on a northern Minnesota lake about five miles north of Brainerd woke up last Friday, they couldn’t...
October 18, 2017 - 5:37pm