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September 5, 2018
Mike Hanson of Snoozecreek Carving works on a chainsaw carving during the annual Fall Color Festival in 2015 at Buena Vista Ski Area. (Pioneer file photo)
Fall Festival at Buena Vista set for Sept. 15-16
September 5, 2018 - 5:02pm
August 3, 2018
Pete Stauber, right, Republican 8th Congressional candidate, speaks with Shawn Fletcher at a logging site south of Brainerd. Fletcher Trucking Inc. has struggled to compensate for declines across the industry and the loss of biomass operations in Minnesota, according to the company. Gabriel Lagarde / Forum News Service
GOP 8th District candidate Stauber tours logging operations, defends Trump tariffs
August 3, 2018 - 11:38am
March 26, 2018
Tony Ernest of Duluth uses a delimber to strip branches from cut aspen trees and stack them in piles during a logging operation on county land near Saginaw recently. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
Logging industry in limbo: Possible biomass shutdowns loom $27 million loss for Minnesota loggers
March 26, 2018 - 6:00am
December 31, 2017
Don Klinke of Lengby, Minn., talks about the cabin he built using logs from Norway pine trees he and his wife, Dolly, and son, Zeke, planted in 1970 for a landowner near Bagley, Minn. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Building a legacy: Northern Minnesota man comes full circle with log cabin he built from pine trees he planted in 1970
December 31, 2017 - 7:00am
March 4, 2017
Don Wille, owner of Wille Logging Lumber and Timber in Puposky, leans on timber he logged out of Itasca State Park after storms this past summer. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Too warm for timber? Milder temperatures in the state bring a new challenge to industry familiar with change
March 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 2, 2017
Minnesota loggers hoping new NAFTA deal can help sagging industry
February 2, 2017 - 4:02pm
September 18, 2015
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, with the help of Rob Wendt, logger from Effie, runs a log loader during the celebrity loading contest as part of the North Star Expo, the state’s logging and timber industry annual convention held at the Sanford Center. The expo continues from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Timber! Celebrity loading contest at North Star Expo
September 18, 2015 - 9:19pm
April 22, 2014
Ray Higgins, with the Minnesota Timber Producers Association, speaks at a press conference Tuesday to announce the 2014 North Star Expo will be hosted in Bemidji at the Sanford Center. The two-day expo will be held in mid-September with over 100 logging vendors. Also participating in the announcement in the background from left are David Chura, Kit Hasbargen, Ed Grundy, Mike Lunemann and Joan Pomp. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
Logging expo returns to Bemidji
April 22, 2014 - 7:29pm
October 1, 2013
County GIS director recognized
October 1, 2013 - 7:38pm
August 31, 2012
Paper plant closings spark concerns about logging industry
August 31, 2012 - 1:44am
May 4, 2011
Beltrami County Board: Revised timber harvest extension policy endorsed
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am