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Trump, in Oval Office, signs first order on Obamacare
Suspect in deputy shooting death remains unidentified
Former Secretary Schafer mixed on Trump nominees
Crystal Sugar settles with union over bad faith bargaining claim
Senate bill would shift bulk of N.D. wind tax from local governments to state
Downtown Fargo restaurant Kitchen Gremlin goes out of business
City of Fargo issues permit for rebuild of Bison Turf, owner hopes to open by March
Third clothing store to close soon at West Acres
Business closings are sign Fargo-Moorhead economy is returning to normal
Solberg earns skydive award
Port: Rep. Cramer says he expects Trump to approve Dakota Access Pipeline by next week
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
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Senior luncheon, baked potato feed coming up
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December signing date for NDSU football appears to be gaining steam
December signing date for football appears to be gaining steam
Manziel claims sobriety, wants another chance with NFL
Niederreiter powers Wild over Coyotes for Minnesota’s 18th win in 22 games
Gophers land state's top high school basketball prospect
Gardening for seniors
Red River Singles sets schedule
Lighting up the night
Hanson: 15-month milestone marked by testing Dad with 'The Look'
Gold Discovered in West Fargo
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
Flight Lines: Difficult conditions don't stop local bird count; local birders take part in hemisphere-wide census
Cook: Some days just require a fire
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
Nocturnal bird a rich source of lore
Bruce W. Brownlee
Cleona May (Opgrand) Harman
June 3, 2016
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
It happens with startling regularity. The misidentification of birds, that is. We all do it, even those of us who claim to be pretty good at...
June 3, 2016 - 10:57am
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Earlier this month word spread of a rare bird showing up at a residence in the town of Leeds, N. D. It had been years since someone had seen...
May 3, 2016 - 1:59pm
April 6, 2016
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
For whatever reason, there is a specific bird call that, when heard, will stop me in my tracks every time, and I’m not entirely sure why. It...
April 6, 2016 - 4:00am
March 9, 2016
Flight Lines: Birding in the digital age
Back in the era of Baird, Wilson and Audubon, it took a skilled marksman to study birds. Getting feathered carcasses in hand – via the barrel...
March 9, 2016 - 11:12am
February 24, 2016
Flight Lines: The slow pace of winter birding in valley
Bird watching during February in the Red River Valley is not a crowded hobby. After the Christmas Bird Count is finished, the number of people...
February 24, 2016 - 2:59am
February 9, 2016
Local VFW sponsors hunter safety course
A hunters education course with instructors Melisa Toepke-Peterson and Juel Halstenson will be sponsored by the West Fargo VFW Post 7564 and Auxiliary Feb. 25-March 9. Sessions will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Feb. 25 and March 1 and 3. Classes will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 5. There...
February 9, 2016 - 5:07pm
February 3, 2016
Flight Lines: Scarlet Tanager comes oh-so-close to a record
It sounds as though 175 square miles constitute a sizable chunk of terra firma in which to census birds in a 24-hour period. Yet that is precisely...
February 3, 2016 - 4:00am
January 20, 2016
Flight lines: Chasing rare birds
The email arrived in my inbox late in the day Jan. 7. The sender’s address was immediately recognizable as that of friend and fellow bird...
January 20, 2016 - 5:03am
December 30, 2015
Flight Lines: Hybrids seen in bird families
To this very day, I have never seen a cinnamon teal (Anas cyanoptera) in Cass County. Mind you, it’s not for lack of looking. Every spring...
December 30, 2015 - 12:45am
December 9, 2015
Flight Lines: Aquatic river bird missing from North Dakota list
There exists a small, grayish, toy-like bird with penguin-esque habits not in a fairytale, but in and around rushing streams of the far north...
December 9, 2015 - 1:00am
November 25, 2015
Flight Lines: Small visitors not Canadas; or something that declares a similar theme
A handful of times in the past couple of weeks I have encountered flocks of geese while approaching Fargo's Hector Airport to land. Once we even...
November 25, 2015 - 12:49am
November 18, 2015
Flight Lines: Animals, birds also store food
Most of us who grew up in this area, I would imagine, are possessed of vivid memories of being around the kitchen when our mother or grandmother...
November 18, 2015 - 9:46am
October 28, 2015
Flight Lines: Rarity not simply defined; Uncommon depending on circumstance; Defining rara avis
Rara avis. This Latin phrase, and many others like it, is encountered with some frequency in written English. As is the case with many Latin...
October 28, 2015 - 1:43am
October 14, 2015
Flight Lines: Fall is hawk watching time; raptors counted across the continent
The movement of birds in the fashion you and I know as migration has been a personal source of fascination for just about as long as I can...
October 14, 2015 - 3:08am
September 23, 2015
Flight Lines: Will we even miss the outdoors someday?
A couple of weeks ago I took advantage of my temporary location — Ft. Collins, Colo.— and drove several miles up the winding and...
September 23, 2015 - 5:33am