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MSP airport to close security checkpoint for 3 weeks to make way for automated lanes
St. Paul festival highlights plays about Native life
Bemidji man pleads not guilty to burglary charge
Crime report for Aug. 21
Bemidji Citizen Patrol disbands after 20 years
SANSEVERE: Matt Birk believes football is getting a bad rap
Illness keeps Kepler out of Twins' lineup
Practice makes perfect: Football is back!
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Terry Arnold Hawkenson
Jeffrey Thomas Kantor
Lawrence Joseph Long, Sr.
Terry Arnold Hawkenson
Mary Lou Prosser
Vivian Delgado column: The goal of environmental peace throughout the world
John Eggers column: Combating drugs and violence: the drop-out connection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
'Stranger Things' creators want to end series after four seasons
Patt Rall column: Sod House Theater holds a sobering production
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Keillor: Never been here before
Letter to the Editor: Don’t take the agricultural industry for granted
Letter to the Editor: No place for Confederate flag in Bemidji
COMMENTARY: State must invest to maintain academic excellence
You're only as strong as your weakest LinkedIn profile
July 6, 2017
DNR to modernize electronic license system
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be enhancing its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses starting in...
July 6, 2017 - 4:42pm
June 16, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Scarlet tanager could have been our state bird
While recently enjoying an evening of fishing from my small boat on beautiful La Salle Lake of the La Salle Lake State Recreation Area, I was...
June 16, 2017 - 6:15am
April 14, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wild turkeys are abundant throughout Minnesota
I’ve been spending some time in the “turkey woods” recently. Scouting for good hunting spots, observing and listening to the Northland’s...
April 14, 2017 - 12:42pm
February 12, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
I often wonder what my children will remember about deer hunting as they grow older with families of their own. Will they recall with fondness...
February 12, 2017 - 7:12am
January 26, 2017
DNR to host Bemidji meeting on deer management
BEMIDJI -- People interested in deer will have a chance to discuss goals and values that could define Minnesota’s first-ever deer management plan at a public meeting the Department of Natural Resources will host in Bemidji on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Hampton Inn, 1019 Paul Bunyan...
January 26, 2017 - 9:08pm
December 2, 2016
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Deer hunters in northwest Minnesota killed more deer than last year during the recent firearms deer season, despite summerlike weather early...
December 2, 2016 - 1:19pm
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
ERSKINE -- The staff of Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges will host the second annual Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 15 at Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges, 17788 349th St. SE in Erskine. The group will meet at visitor center at 8 a.m. People new to...
December 2, 2016 - 8:30am
December 1, 2016
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding northwest Minnesota fur trappers to register their pelts in December and January at one of several furbearer registration stations. At the following locations, furbearers (all species) may be registered from noon...
December 1, 2016 - 6:06pm
November 29, 2016
DNR selects members for statewide deer advisory committee
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has selected a 20-member advisory committee to provide the agency with feedback and...
November 29, 2016 - 11:59am
November 22, 2016
Two Minnesota deer test positive for chronic wasting disease
ST. PAUL — Two deer from this fall’s hunt have tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.The deer, both male, were harvested near Lanesboro, in southeastern Minnesota’s Fillmore County, about one mile apart. One deer...
November 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 17, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Snowfall a game-changer for deer hunters
There is one more weekend of the 2016 Minnesota Rifle Deer Season in Zone 1A, which includes most of the Bemidji area. The rifle deer season...
November 17, 2016 - 9:00pm
November 13, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wanted: More hunters are needed
The late Aldo Leopold, considered to be the father of modern day wildlife management, wrote in his essay "Thinking Like a Mountain" about the...
November 13, 2016 - 6:20am
November 10, 2016
Hunters register 68,958 deer during opening weekend
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota firearms hunters registered 68,958 deer during the first two days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department...
November 10, 2016 - 4:58pm
November 9, 2016
Two men charged with illegally taking deer in Minnesota
ERSKINE, Minn. --- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating reported trespassing and illegal hunting in Northwest Minnesota...
November 9, 2016 - 5:32pm
November 4, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer hunting season is almost here
Deer hunters are eagerly anticipating Saturday morning, when the Minnesota rifle deer season will open a half-hour before sunrise in most of Minnesota. Most of the Bemidji area is in Zone 1A, which opens Nov. 5 and runs until Nov. 20, which gives local hunters two weeks and three...
November 4, 2016 - 7:41am