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Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
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Prairie Supply breaks ground on new headquarters
Forum editorial: Upgrade West Fargo fire unit
Cartoon: July 20, 2016
Chief's Corner: Looking at last month's crime
The Math Isn't New, but the Pedagogy Is
Olson Cartoon: July 13, 2016
Brennan takes position at NDSU Extension Service
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Yard of the Month
Breitling: Time for Color
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Singer comes home on a high note
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Red River Valley Fair
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
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Merland L. Carlson
Larry L. Lang
Michelle D. Ellenson
April 29, 2014
Flight Lines: In defense of the lowly sparrow
The sparrows are back. All winter long members of the songbird family, Emberizidae, have been absent from our area, spending the cold non-breeding...
April 29, 2014 - 3:58pm
April 15, 2014
Flight Lines: Nation’s symbol has rebounded well from mid-century low
There was quite a buzz on the local online bird chat a few weeks ago as a certain raptor made its presence known with gusto in our area. Indeed,...
April 15, 2014 - 3:37pm
March 18, 2014
Flight Lines: The most common bird no one knows
That there exists a widespread and common bird under the collective noses of North Dakotans yet few have ever heard of it is not entirely surprising....
March 18, 2014 - 5:35pm
March 4, 2014
Flight Lines: Picking favorites not an easy task
Upon discovering that I spend considerable time looking at birds, people I meet inevitably get around to asking the question: What is your favorite...
March 4, 2014 - 2:34pm
March 4, 2014 - 1:55pm
February 18, 2014
Learning by doing: a formula for the budding bidder
Last week I began thinking about the progressive chain, the one that has led me to the relationship I currently enjoy with the outdoors. It took...
February 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
February 4, 2014
Flight lines: Reports of low bird numbers hard to quantify
In a voice bordering on exasperation, friend and former coworker, Craig McEwen, blurted out his question over the phone last week, “So where...
February 4, 2014 - 4:55pm
January 21, 2014
For birds, it's all about the bill
An axe-wielding man ambles toward a pile of wood. The obvious assumption is he’s about to create smaller pieces of wood out of the larger ones...
January 21, 2014 - 11:31am
January 7, 2014
Flight Lines: Keeping hens, more than just a food source
“Going down there to tend to my birds is a joyful and wonderful part of my day, I look forward to it every time,” my friend Bubba Schwartz...
January 7, 2014 - 1:31pm
December 31, 2013
Rare visitor becomes prey
As lucky as we were to be able to tally a Brown Thrasher during the recent Fargo-Moorhead Christmas Bird Count held Dec. 14 (see Flightlines,...
December 31, 2013 - 9:27am
December 24, 2013
Flight Lines: Area birdwatchers find 50 species (again) during annual count
“This will rank in my top two for overall coldest,” said retired educator and Dayton, Ohio-area birder Daryl Michael after spending the day...
December 24, 2013 - 10:40am
December 10, 2013
Flight Lines: To feed or not to feed the birds
I get asked a certain question with enough frequency that one should think I would have a pat answer for it by now. “How do I feed birds and...
December 10, 2013 - 3:22pm
November 26, 2013
Flight lines: Change the land, change the inhabitants
While delivering a presentation recently I was asked if birds change their normal ranges. The answer, simply, is yes. To further understand the...
November 26, 2013 - 5:42pm
November 12, 2013
Shellfish-eating duck somewhat rare in North Dakota
Carl Loge, a small business owner in Moorhead, is an avid sportsman and had seen just about every flying fowl out there. Yet while hunting ducks...
November 12, 2013 - 11:39am
October 29, 2013
Flight Lines: Fall observations eight feet above ground
Twenty-three years ago, looking to put a few more dollars in my pocket, I began working for a farmer northeast of Moorhead during the sugar beet...
October 29, 2013 - 12:07pm