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Pro-life rally outside Moorhead Planned Parenthood to feature Martin Luther King's niece as speaker
Tufte and 1982 football squad to join Oak Grove Hall of Fame
Bicyclist dies days after being hit by car in Fargo
Bicyclist dies days after being hit by car in Fargo
UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
Content with its content: Minnesota Public Radio celebrates 50th anniversary with events in Moorhead
Women's clothing boutique Laurie's moves west to new Fargo storefront
Top 10 attractions college students should check out in Fargo-Moorhead
Fargo native opens children's clothing boutique in south Fargo
Fargo Chick-fil-A to open in early 2018
Port: It's time to change the way we govern the North Dakota University System
Port: Podcast: Chancellor Hagerott defends himself and hiring choices
Port: Lawmaker: Chancellor fired Vice Chancellor to make room for “Navy buddy”
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Port: Podcast: Hoeven accuses Heitkamp of “scare tactics” on Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
Nursery News (8-16-17)
Young trapshooters from Grand Forks Gun Club make their mark on a national level
Brad Dokken: New border crossing system goes online in Northwest Angle
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
Ground game is suddenly UND's enemy
Former Davies, NDSU athlete Scheel wins men's Wild Hog Marathon in Grand Forks
Montana State hands UND its second straight blowout loss; Hawks drop to 1-3
Granite's homerun highlights 8-run eighth as Twins rout Tigers
Today: Live Bison game blog at 1:30
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: The water giveth and it taketh away
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Bernice B. Schmidt
Vicki L. Scott
Marlene M. Weippert
June 10, 2014
Flight Lines: The yin and yang of meeting with nature
I can see it now: Gorth steps out of his cave to stretch and take out the garbage when, “splat,” a pterodactyl flies over and leaves its mark on a brand new wheel he had just carved from a piece of wood. OK, I realize that pterodactyls and humans never coexisted in the same paleontological...
June 10, 2014 - 5:38pm
May 27, 2014
Flight Lines: Migrant birds savor warmth, too
Early last week the dam finally, thankfully, broke. The endless cold of a protracted spring gave way to warming on a level we have all been eagerly...
May 27, 2014 - 9:18pm
May 14, 2014
Birding more than watching
I sometimes wonder if I would have gotten a head start 30-some years ago if it had been called something other than “bird watching.” The...
May 14, 2014 - 9:47am
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