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Save the eagles--Go lead free: Fish & Wildlife Service is urging deer hunters to use non-toxic ammo
DL girl sustains minor injuries in collision with semi Monday evening
Faith, Goals, Life: Area schools 'beat' bullying, book Florida Georgia Line drummer for motivational events
Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
Hawley man killed, three others badly hurt in Becker County crash
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Roth medalist, Bison end fall season with win in Washington
Raider girls third, Lakers fifth at final XC race
Tschider accepts soccer scholarship to Augustana
Laker volleyball gaining late-season momentum
Laker boys XC heads to sections with win at Park Rapids
How did Social Security work without computers?
Local Sons of Norway give back to community
National Honor Society at LP-A inducts new members
Pumpkin cookies with maple glaze epitomize fall flavors
friends & neighbors
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Having trouble paying your heating bill? LIHEAP could help
MN gas prices down this week
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
How do we make a great country still greater?
Letter: Fox is guarding henhouse at EPA
DL School Board member apologizes to preschool teachers
Tribune Editorial: Want to be taken seriously? Stop using vocal fry
Leaving home--and finding a new one
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
August 22, 2017
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
While driving to work one recent morning as I listened to Minnesota Public Radio, sipping my coffee, and traveling along on the Great River Road...
August 22, 2017 - 7:00am
August 7, 2017
Bluebirds in Minnesota are easy to love
The little shallow lake that borders my property, Assawa Lake, is quite low this summer. Rainfall has been sparse and the wetlands and waterways...
August 7, 2017 - 9:01am
July 24, 2017
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
Few birds are considered as intelligent as members of the crow family are, otherwise known as, collectively, corvids. Among the most intelligent of the lot are crows and ravens, although, I'll have to say, few, if any, can match the combination of both intelligence and friendliness...
July 24, 2017 - 8:57am
June 14, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
While recently hiking on my favorite of Lake Bemidji State Park's many scenic trails high above and overlooking beautiful Lake Bemidji, I stopped...
June 14, 2017 - 7:00am
May 29, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Starlings and sparrows both play to win
Two species of wild birds that thrive in North America — and have since the 19th century — are not even native: the European starling and the house sparrow. The fact that only a handful of these birds were captured and shipped to this continent from another continent far...
May 29, 2017 - 6:00am
April 23, 2017
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
The little natural environment lake behind my house, Assawa Lake, was ice-free on March 31 this year, one of the earliest ice-outs in recent...
April 23, 2017 - 7:00am
April 16, 2017
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
I've been spending some time in the "turkey woods" recently. Scouting for good hunting spots, observing and listening to the Northland's variety...
April 16, 2017 - 6:00am
March 13, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
All winter long I've enjoyed watching a pair of oversized birds making quick work of the softball-sized suet balls hanging from my backyard shepherd's...
March 13, 2017 - 7:00am
February 4, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Hunting for northern pike in the darkhouse
Drive a stretch of highway along a solidly frozen Minnesota lake and you'll notice there are often clusters of small fish houses, like villages, scattered all over the lake's ice-covered surface. And paralleling the lakeshore in an orderly and equidistant manner will often be other...
February 4, 2017 - 6:00am
January 14, 2017
Blane Klemek column:The secret behind bird color patterns
To be seen or not to be seen; that is the solution, not the question. With creatures the world over, the colors and patterns of their coverings are much more than protection from the elements. For certain, few animals could survive for long without protective covering. But all those...
January 14, 2017 - 9:00am
January 7, 2017
Spread some seeds--wildlife can use the help right now
We're definitely experiencing January weather. The snow has piled up and the temperatures have plummeted to double digits below zero. Wild birds are flocking to our feeders, white-tailed deer aren't nearly as active as they were just a couple of months ago, and many a bird and mammal...
January 7, 2017 - 8:00am
December 24, 2016
Listen to their song to identify sparrows more easily
Old Sam Peabody is one of my favorite birds, and for many reasons. With the male of the species sporting distinctive facial markings that include snow-white throat patches and crowns, yellow lores, and black eye stripes, along with other unique markings, few wild birds look like him,...
December 24, 2016 - 5:00am
November 12, 2016
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Though autumn is a favorite season of mine, it's hard to admit that the summer of 2016 is over and the winter of 2016-17 is right around the corner. Looking out across Assawa Lake, I see that none of the yellow leaves of ash and aspen trees that were clinging to branches just a few...
November 12, 2016 - 5:00am
August 6, 2016
Hummingbirds provide hours of entertainment
Every year, come mid-May, if not a little sooner, expect your resident hummingbirds and orioles to come a ‘knocking for a handout. Always the males make their return trips to the Northland first and ahead of the lagging females, and they’ll usually do a decent job of letting you...
August 6, 2016 - 5:40am
July 23, 2016
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Neither the ability to fly (because some birds cannot fly at all) nor their ability to lay eggs (because many other creatures lay eggs, such as insects, reptiles, amphibians, and even some mammals) sets birds apart from other creatures. Rather, that distinction belongs to a very unique...
July 23, 2016 - 5:15am