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8 little known facts about U.S. presidents that may leave you scratching your head
Taking flight: SkySkopes opens first-of-its-kind drone academy to public
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Minn. school district requiring approval of prom dresses before dance
Burger King, Tim Hortons owner nears deal to buy Popeyes
FM News reopens in south Fargo with new owners
Fargo's Grazies Italian restaurant to reopen with new owner
Passenger boardings continue to fall at most ND airports
New store coming to former Moorhead Kmart building
West Fargo Applebee's goes out of business
Port: N.D. House Democrat insults sponsor of refugee study 'born in prejudice and suspicion'
Port: Young legislators learn that in politics the people are never wrong (even when they’re wrong)
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
Nursery News (2-15-17)
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Nursery News (1-18-17)
Nursery News (1-11-17)
Senior luncheon, baked potato feed coming up
With Summit League transfer and budget cuts, UND could face stiff financial penalties
New Orleans hometown guy leads West All-Stars to win with record 52 points
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Plan remains to alternate between Grand Forks and Fargo for state hockey
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Red River Singles sets schedule
Lighting up the night
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Personal journeys now shared on website
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
Marcella Mae Heiden
Beverly Fern Lien
Frank L. Nickel
June 15, 2016
Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
I wasn't around when the debate took place in Bismarck to determine just what bird would represent the great state of North Dakota as its avian...
June 15, 2016 - 8:00am
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