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Not less, but 'better' testing in North Dakota schools
West Fargo family is safe after a fire early Saturday morning
All 16 aboard hot air balloon in Texas confirmed killed in fiery crash
First methadone clinic to open in North Dakota
Hillsboro, Central Valley closer to choosing official Burros logo
Devils Lake, Ultra Green settle $2 million dispute
Fargo restaurateur plans to open Thai eatery in Bemidji
Tech share, muted GDP growth push S&P 500 to record
Farm King closing S.D. store
Microsoft to cut an additional 2,850 jobs
Chief's Corner: Truly, thank you
Cartoon: July 27, 2016
The Land of 10,000 Dreams
Thank you from the Schultz family
Schools of Thought: Sport Transcends
Growing Summer Arts Intensive production group to play “Hair”
Nursery News (7-20-16)
Nursery News (7-13-16)
Brennan takes position at NDSU Extension Service
Yard of the Month
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News (April 27, 2016)
Library News: April 20, 2016
Singer comes home on a high note
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
Elden E. Theurer
William "Billy" Bolken
Janice E. Molstad
Eric N. Sayler
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
September 16, 2015
Firearms training offered for youth
Certified instructors will be conducting a four-class training series to help youth understand and promote the safe, responsible and ethical use of firearms. Youth will practice proper shooting techniques, safety rules, range procedures, marksmanship skills and techniques for safe...
September 16, 2015 - 1:28am
September 9, 2015
Flight Lines: That ‘hummingbird’ might actually be a Sphinx moth
It happens every year around this time almost like clockwork. The phone rings, an email arrives, or the subject simply arises during the course...
September 9, 2015 - 4:27am
August 5, 2015
Flight lines: ‘Discoveries’ often when natural history recorded
Among the many benefits that came with being the victor in conflicts throughout the ages was the ability to dictate the narrative from that point...
August 5, 2015 - 4:56am
July 4, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Catching Largemouth Bass feeding on suspended bluegills
When bluegills suspend near the surface to feed on insects or fry, largemouth bass often lurk directly beneath them. Use swim jigs...
July 4, 2015 - 10:46pm
June 24, 2015
Flight Lines: Annual festival more than just birds
A couple of weekends ago, I returned home sleepy-eyed from what has become a mid-June pilgrimage for me: the annual Potholes and Prairie Birding...
June 24, 2015 - 5:55pm
June 3, 2015
Flight Lines: That magical migratory moment in May
Last weekend the North Dakota Birding Society held its spring meeting in Fargo. The NDBS is a group of bird enthusiasts that convenes twice...
June 3, 2015 - 12:20am
May 18, 2015
Flight Lines: Bird banding helps research
An amazing story of stamina and dogged single-mindedness came out in 2007. I remember hearing of this at the time and thinking, "nature never...
May 18, 2015 - 3:17pm
April 21, 2015
Flight Lines: American crow couple familiar
Just last Sunday while walking through a park in north Fargo, I noticed the resident pair of American crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos) flying overhead....
April 21, 2015 - 9:11pm
March 18, 2015
Flight lines: Woodpeckers’ drumming part of communication
Unlike last winter, which stuck around with dogged persistence for what seemed like an eternity, this year’s version seems to be exiting quietly. You’ll...
March 18, 2015 - 6:30am
March 3, 2015
Flight Lines: Fallibility to be expected in identification of birds
An audio recording of this column appears above. It’s midsummer, the time for picnics, vacations, Redhawks baseball, gardening, lake cabins...
March 3, 2015 - 4:15pm
February 10, 2015
Flight Lines: Birds are often named for their sounds, calls
What we call things in our respective languages is an interesting exercise in history, culture and linguistics. Why do we say cow, for instance?...
February 10, 2015 - 1:57pm