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PAUL NELSON FISHING: It is all about the ice conditions
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December 30, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Some tips on pickling those pike
The weather has been frightful this past week in the Bemidji area, which shouldn't be a big surprise, it is almost January. The first measurable...
December 30, 2018 - 7:10am
November 15, 2018
Not so fast with ice: After fatalities last year, officials urge ice safety as lakes start to freeze
BEMIDJI—There are signs of ice forming on Lake Bemidji and other bodies of water across Minnesota. However, there is a way to go before...
November 15, 2018 - 9:17am
November 1, 2018
UPDATED: Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels are present in Lake Bemidji. According to the DNR, in...
November 1, 2018 - 4:52pm
September 4, 2018
Events this week at Lake Bemidji State Park
BEMIDJI—Here's a look at activities this week at Lake Bemidji State Park. The park is located northeast of Bemidji at 3401 State Park Road...
September 4, 2018 - 8:59pm
August 22, 2018
Back open for biking: Popular Mississippi River bridge reopens
BEMIDJI—A heavily used bridge over the Mississippi River is open again after a renovation project finished ahead of schedule. Repairs on...
August 22, 2018 - 5:33pm
August 4, 2018
More than a race: 13th annual Dragon Boat Festival was a success for teams, fans and the community
BEMIDJI—Strong winds and early rain wasn't enough to put a damper on this year's Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival, with the 13th annual...
August 4, 2018 - 9:17pm
Dethroned: Prostate Paddlers defeat seven-time champion Hydra Heads in close finish
BEMIDJI—With a good start and a strong finish, the Winnipeg-based Prostate Paddlers edged out the defending Gold Division champion Hydra...
August 4, 2018 - 9:16pm
August 3, 2018
Starting with a sprint: Nordic Whitecaps first to earn hardware at the Dragon Boat Festival with Sprint Cup win
BEMIDJI -- The Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival started Friday night with the Nordic Whitecaps taking home the first bit of hardware. After...
August 3, 2018 - 9:06pm
Tradition before competition: 13th annual Dragon Boat Festival opens with Parade of Teams
BEMIDJI—Before any competitor placed their paddle in the water, members of each team at the 2018 Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival marched...
August 3, 2018 - 8:01pm
August 1, 2018
Taco Wednesday: Annual fundraiser kicks off Dragon Boat Festival
BEMIDJI -- The Dragon Boat Festival kicked off on Wednesday, and one of the first events this year aimed to raise money for Sanford’s new heart...
August 1, 2018 - 5:31pm
July 30, 2018
Dragon Boat week is here: 13th annual event features many activities on the waterfront
BEMIDJI -- The shores of Lake Bemidji will be full of entertainment and activities this week as the 13th annual Dragon Boat Festival takes place,...
July 30, 2018 - 5:46pm
July 28, 2018
Water watchers: Inspectors look to educate boaters, anglers about aquatic invasive species
BEMIDJI—On a sunny Friday afternoon, Vicki Meyer ran her hands along the underside of a boat, checking for the sandpaper-like feel of Zebra...
July 28, 2018 - 2:20pm
July 26, 2018
FISH TALES: Kavan Durkin on Lake Bemidji
Kavan Durkin, 11, from Bemidji caught and released this muskie on Lake Bemidji on July 18 while fishing with Keith Dahl of Bemidji. Send in...
July 26, 2018 - 10:12am
July 25, 2018
Body recovered from Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A woman’s body was found in Lake Bemidji Wednesday afternoon. According to a news release from the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office,...
July 25, 2018 - 4:54pm
July 23, 2018
FISH TALES: Bailey Klaers on Lake Bemidji
Bailey Klaers recently caught these walleyes on Lake Bemidji. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them online in...
July 23, 2018 - 12:08pm