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Air quality alert issued in Twin Cities until midnight Wednesday; it's good in Moorhead area
Wild sitting in the best position in team history
GM to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories, still cutting jobs
UPDATE: DAPL protest occurs Monday with 3 arrested, some say in response to MLK Day
Minnesota nun and former ND teacher who wrote to murderers dies at age 106
City of Fargo issues permit for rebuild of Bison Turf, owner hopes to open by March
Third clothing store to close soon at West Acres
Business closings are sign Fargo-Moorhead economy is returning to normal
Solberg earns skydive award
New bakery Insomnia Cookies serves up something sweet in downtown Fargo
Port: NDDOT attaches ridiculous fiscal note to bill to increase speed limit
Port: The Ringling Brothers Circus has a monument in North Dakota
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
AstroBob: Aurora -- the big picture from 518 miles up
Port: Legislative session has been embarrassing in the early going
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
Nursery News (1-11-17)
Senior luncheon, baked potato feed coming up
Nursery News (1-4-17)
Nursery News (date)
Frostival set for Jan. 27, 28
Introspective off days are key to Karl-Anthony Towns' improvement
Cubs feted at White House for World Series title
U.S. high school soccer concussions on the rise, study finds
Packers-Cowboys, Steelers-Chiefs draw huge audiences
Zimmer: No timetable on Vikings QB Bridgewater's return
Gardening for seniors
Red River Singles sets schedule
Lighting up the night
Hanson: 15-month milestone marked by testing Dad with 'The Look'
Gold Discovered in West Fargo
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
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
Nocturnal bird a rich source of lore
Cleona May (Opgrand) Harman
Glee M. McCormick
Robert A. Olson
Dorothy Ann Hanson
Burgum releases budget plan to legislative leaders calling for more cuts than Dalrymple
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
July 18, 2012
Two midsummer reads worth your time
I buy more books than I read. I'd like to think I will get around to them all at one point in my life but let's be realistic, I won't. Two things...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 4, 2012
Flight Lines: Eurasian species shows up, but is it welcome?
Mention the phrase "invasive species" in the presence of a biologist and she'll usually respond with elevated blood pressure, a knitted brow,...
July 4, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Flight Lines: Little discoveries on the North Dakota prairie
"I doubt it." That was my answer to the question, "Do you think these caterpillars are eating lichens?" Sure there were quite a few of them...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Flight Lines: Elusive flycatcher found near West Fargo
Last Sunday I asked for a copy of North Dakota's most recent record of Acadian flycatcher (Empidonax virescens); it soon arrived via email. In...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Flight Lines: No mystery, now is the height of songbird migration
Dates are important. Always have been; just ask Julius Caesar about the Ides of March. Whether to recognize birthdays or anniversaries, or to...
May 23, 2012 - 9:27am
May 9, 2012
Flight Lines: First flycatcher of spring defies convention
There is any number of ways we can divide birds into groups: Pelagic (oceangoing) vs. land-based, precocial vs. altricial young, cavity nesting...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Flight Lines: West Fargoan adds species to county bird list
A 2006 poll conducted by the US Fish and Wildlife Service showed North Dakotans among the least likely Americans to be bird watchers on a per...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
City-dwelling raptors no longer things of rarity
On the 18th of December, 1993, I saw my first merlin sitting in a tree in Fargo's industrial park. By then I had been birding for over 15 years...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
March 21, 2012
Flight Lines: Roadrunner very real, just not here
From the following list of cartoon birds, select the one with the specific real life counterpart and matching name: Big bird, Roadrunner, Woody...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Flight Lines: Morning, lengthening days lead to singing birds
"In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love," wrote British poet Alfred Lord Tennyson in his work titled, Locksley Hall....
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
Flight Lines: Sorting through natural relationships not always easy
The other day I received an email with an attached video showing scenes of a crow and a house cat frolicking and carrying on in a playful and...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Flight Lines: Black-capped chickadee everyone's favorite
Just for fun, let's say we've been asked to manufacture a bird species using a list of certain characteristics, as if something like this were...
February 8, 2012 - 12:00am
January 4, 2012
Flight Lines: Recent bird survey exceeds expectations again
It was thought by many experts that the record would never be broken; the human body just cannot accomplish such a feat, a four-minute mile is...
January 4, 2012 - 12:00am