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Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
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Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
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Brock Boeser's hat trick leads UND to 3-2 win over Bemidji
Live blog: NDSU at Western Illinois, 6 p.m. Saturday
Bois Forte, Grand Portage bands authorized to take 10 Minnesota moose this fall
Gophers hit rewind on film to prepare to play
Jake Long could make debut vs. Philadelphia
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Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
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Red River Valley Fair
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Arlene Esther Bratland
Joanne Marie Thoemke
Becky M. Fjestad
Erland "Squirrel" Wateland
Kenneth "Kenny" Allen Graveline
June 24, 2013
Flight Lines: Humbling lessons from quick assumptions
Out of my mouth came one simple query a week and a half ago, 'Hey, who wants to see a Say's phoebe on a nest?' What followed was a humbling lesson...
June 24, 2013 - 11:31am
June 14, 2013
Limiting the impacts of sapsuckers
Challenges facing the home landscaper are many -- what to plant, where to plant, how to plant, when to plant. Once in place, there is the ongoing...
June 14, 2013 - 10:58am
May 31, 2013
Corliss: One bird can make a difference – The dollar power of a single bird
Last winter was an exceptional one around here for northern species. Finches and owls normally encountered far to our north were found locally...
May 31, 2013 - 1:39pm
May 13, 2013
Flight lines: Look-alike ducks present difficult, though not impossible, challenge.
There are groups of birds that stubbornly defy easy identification for beginners and experts alike. To some it's part of the appeal of the hobby....
May 13, 2013 - 1:31pm
April 30, 2013
Will it stay or will it go? The curious migration of robins
It seems I go through this mental exercise every spring, wondering where all the robins are going. Just outside the room where our home computer...
April 30, 2013 - 7:51am
April 2, 2013
Author finds species at heart of controversy
Last Saturday was such a beautiful day the urge to get out and walk around was overwhelming. Given all the early migratory birds being spotted...
April 2, 2013 - 2:05pm
March 12, 2013
Savor being outdoors even when the weather is sour
It was almost a month ago when, upon suffering a bad case of cabin fever, I ventured out for a walk in and around Armour Park in West Fargo....
March 12, 2013 - 2:44pm
February 26, 2013
Northern visitors spice up an otherwise bland season
In the winter, 2013 edition of Living Bird News there appears an article titled, “Superflight,” by Hugh Powell. Truth is I had never heard the word, much less knew of its meaning. Once fully defined by the author, however, it makes perfect and simple sense. From the magazine:...
February 26, 2013 - 2:26pm
February 12, 2013
Storms temporarily rearrange bird life
Following Sunday’s snow-and-wind wallop I had plenty of time for coffee and breakfast. Despite having spent the better part of Monday morning clearing my driveway and sidewalks, the street in front of my home had yet to be plowed at noon. And after having witnessed even 4-wheel-drive...
February 12, 2013 - 11:44am
January 29, 2013
A swing and a miss in northwestern Minnesota
I would sincerely love to relay how fellow West Fargo birder, Dean Riemer and I drove two hours to a wooded tract in northwestern Minnesota last...
January 29, 2013 - 12:06pm
January 16, 2013
Birds on the Internet: Sifting the best websites for bird information
If we were to conduct a poll asking people what their favorite literary genre is, we'd get answers all over the chart from science fiction to...
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
January 2, 2013
Birding year in review: A look back at the notable sightings of 2012
Everyone seems to relish in the annual practice of reviewing the previous 12 months when late December rolls around. It's a nearly sacred rite...
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
Local bird group sets North Dakota record
The potluck dinner was finished, most had already exited into the frosty still air last Saturday when I, too, thanked our hostess and made my...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
Understated birds reflect nature of prairie landscape
Not surprisingly, the most recent issue of Living Bird News features a bird photograph on its cover, two birds actually. Captured by photographer...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 21, 2012
Odd bill keeps bird searching for food
Every once in a while, a keen observer will spot an obvious flaw in the seemingly error-free world of bird morphology. Maybe it's a missing toe...
November 21, 2012 - 12:00am