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Expansion blueprint proceeding for city hall, police department complex
Enjoying Dr. Seuss
City to conduct siren testing Wednesday
Arbor Day honors
Police department eases parking restrictions for graduation
Gessele takes over Don's Barber Shop location
Cambria Suites, Aloft Hotel coming to West Fargo
Olson taking over West Funeral Home
Nitschke opens carpet cleaning business
Moore Engineering adds to staff in West Fargo, Minot offices.
Huber: Easy to forget road reconstruction
Letter: Post prom, grad organizers appreciative of support
Letter: Gov. Guy commended for forward thinking on water issues
Letter: Need leadership change to implement visionary future for state
Letter: Get to know candidates beyond party affiliation
Harvey J. Ausk (July 13, 1930 - Jan. 14, 2013)
Donald Kirchoffner (Sept. 20, 1944 - Jan. 9, 2013)
Richard W. Jacob
Gary J. Sandvig (Jan. 23, 1937 - Jan. 13, 2013)
Johnson achieves 50-year Tupperware milestone
Grand opening of Shadow Wood rescheduled
Journey Worship moving to Bethany on 42nd for summer
Veterans memorial celebration at Bonanzaville
Flame of Faith hosts summer concert
Tennis team EDC runners-up
Packers sweep EDC Track Championships
Packers win five of six
Soccer team prepared for playoffs
Girls first, boys fourth at East-West Classic
Flight lines: Look-alike ducks present difficult, though not impossible, challenge.
Will it stay or will it go? The curious migration of robins
Author finds species at heart of controversy
Savor being outdoors even when the weather is sour
Northern visitors spice up an otherwise bland season
Making Memories: Prom 2013
District celebrates 'New Neighbor Night'
The value of trees in energy conservation
Eating Well: Delicious, simple mealtime goodness
Yummy, moist raisin bread perfect anytime treat
home & garden
Migrating birds appear to follow our rivers
Take a look at a map of the local area and a person finds quite a few towns situated along or near a flowing piece of water. The reason is...
Thu, Apr 16, 2009 - 12:36pm
The forces of nature not necessarily negotiable
The day of September 11, 2001 was surreal. When images and sounds of the terrorist attacks on our nation began to stream across every available world media outlet, we were...
Thu, Apr 02, 2009 - 8:30am
Committee governs American bird names
Leaf through the journals of Lewis and Clark and a person cannot help but be struck by a number of things. Mainly, the meticulous recordkeeping by the Corps of Discovery...
Thu, Mar 19, 2009 - 12:00am
An appearance from 'the artful dodger'
We can loosely separate the diurnal (daytime) raptors into three groups. First are the soaring hawks (buteos) and eagles. We've all seen them. They are the large-bodied ones with the...
Thu, Mar 05, 2009 - 1:35pm
Conjecture reigns when interpreting animal behavior
Easily the most studied animals on the planet are we humans. As a species, we've been picked at, poked, and prodded for centuries. You'd think by now we'd know everything...
Thu, Feb 19, 2009 - 4:11pm
Wintering bird known for huge gatherings
In keeping with human nature, we sort, rank, and categorize nearly everything in our lives. It serves to keep ideas neat and orderly giving us at least the notion that...
Thu, Feb 05, 2009 - 12:00am
Habitat improvement important in spring planning
January provides hunters and anglers the perfect opportunity to reflect on the past seasons and plan for the future. As the snow piles high in the sloughs and the world...
Thu, Jan 29, 2009 - 12:00am
Encountering the 'winsome' charmer
It was the 25th day of November, 1985. I know because I wrote it down. As a young lieutenant in the Air Force, I was assigned to the 325th Bombardment...
Thu, Jan 22, 2009 - 12:00am
SAD sufferers look forward to longer days
According to the Farmer's Almanac, the sun rose today in West Fargo at 8:11, a minute later than it did on December 21, the shortest day of calendar year 2008...
Thu, Jan 08, 2009 - 12:00am
Books make great gifts for fans of natural history
We made it. Christmas is finally here. Today we can all take a step back, breathe a sigh of relief, and wonder how we made it through the hustle and...
Wed, Dec 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Good winter for siskins plus a chance to count them
I'm not exactly sure of Ron Pittaway's background other than he's from Ontario and he is (apparently) a field ornithologist. What I am sure about is his forecasting skills. For...
Thu, Dec 11, 2008 - 12:00am
Loners warrant our attention, have greatest potential to be special
I had never heard of a Sinaloa wren. I have now. On August 25, two individuals birdwatching in an area of southern Ariz., happened upon this creature and recorded its...
Wed, Nov 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Book describes our recent past addressing the changes
Time spent as an aviator has afforded me ample opportunity to visit many parts of the western hemisphere, even live in some of them. Being a natural history buff, one...
Tue, Nov 18, 2008 - 12:00am
Deer vehicle collisions becoming serious problem
While driving back from a trip back home this week, I encountered a situation that many outdoorsmen run into when heading out to or coming back from the lake, the...
Thu, Nov 06, 2008 - 12:00am
Wildlife interactions not always pleasing
There was a time in the not-too-distant past when a clear distinction between good and bad, right and wrong, and friend and foe was evident. In virtually every western movie...
Thu, Oct 16, 2008 - 12:00am