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Facing deficit, creative job shifting helps school district keep budget out of the red
Man found dead in Mississippi River
Legislature, Dayton take defunding veto to court
Chisholm man pleads guilty in trapping case
DNR officers will be on the lookout for BWIs during Fourth
New Perspective opens with focus on successful aging
How to hang on to millennial workers, according to millennials
Bobcat unveils building renovated for 'innovative and collaborative culture'
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Port: Lawmakers right to sue Burgum
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Port: Kevin Cramer says Democrats caught in "academic bubble" where "socialism makes sense"
Nursery News (6-14-17)
Nursery News (6-7-17)
Nursery News (6-21-17)
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Family's long travels to Maris tourney in Fargo is a 'ritual'
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Lynx rally past winless Stars
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
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
Personal journeys now shared on website
Pauline C. Geck
June 26, 2017
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on northeast MN moose
DULUTH. Minn. — Wolves, parasites, infections and other health problems continue to be the largest killers of moose in northeastern Minnesota,...
3 hours 57 min ago
April 27, 2017
Two Rivers Veterinary Hospital offers wide array of animal care
Teri-Lee James wasn't exposed to much animal care when she was young. But, after working at a zoo for six years, James knew where her real calling...
April 27, 2017 - 1:49pm
April 16, 2017
Wild birds, mammals treated at Duluth center up sixfold since 2011
DULUTH, Minn. — With a new building at a new location on Arrowhead Road in Duluth, it's the same old story and then some: Injured wild...
April 16, 2017 - 10:15pm
April 5, 2017
Protest planned against alleged Moorhead cat killer
MOORHEAD—Animal lovers in Moorhead are planning a protest against a man accused of torturing and killing multiple cats. Protesters from...
April 5, 2017 - 5:57pm
March 26, 2017
Fargo pecks at policy that would clarify owning backyard chickens
FARGO—Clear rules on raising backyard poultry didn't come before the chicken or the egg in Fargo, but city officials may soon change that....
March 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
March 23, 2017
'300 frozen dogs' Facebook post draws attention to ND couple's mission
ROLETTE COUNTY, N.D. -- For the most part, the Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue operates out of Keith Benning’s Rolette County house. It’s not...
March 23, 2017 - 7:52pm
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
ST. PAUL — White-nose syndrome has now killed bats in six counties in Minnesota, up from two last year, and probably has spread to virtually...
March 23, 2017 - 3:20pm
March 10, 2017
Deadly fungus taking toll on Minnesota bats
DULUTH, Minn.—The number of bats counted in the Soudan Underground Mine has dropped 70 percent due to white-nose syndrome, according to...
March 10, 2017 - 8:39pm
February 27, 2017
Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's troubled moose population remains in the dumps, with only about 3,710 animals according to the annual winter survey...
February 27, 2017 - 10:20pm
February 23, 2017
F-M partnership to sponsor meet and greet with homeless animals Feb. 25
FARGO—A unique partnership hopes to bring awareness to homeless animals in the Fargo-Moorhead metro. Diamond in the Ruff Pet Rescue of...
February 23, 2017 - 6:20pm
February 1, 2017
Unlikely strategy secures Beargrease title: Anderson wins for a third time
RICE LAKE, Minn. — A funny thing happened on the way to the finish of the 2017 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon: a race broke out. With...
February 1, 2017 - 9:14pm
January 31, 2017
Beargrease mushers strategize, reflect in race’s final stretch
NEAR TOFTE, Minn. — Quiet-zone signs cautioned "canine athletes at rest" as seven dog teams arrived to settle in for a few hours at the...
January 31, 2017 - 10:41pm
January 29, 2017
Northern Minnesota sled dog mushers on the move in 373-mile race
January 29, 2017 - 8:23pm
Australia zoo urges people to catch deadly spiders as antidote runs low
SYDNEY—An Australian zookeeper on Tuesday, Jan. 24, urged people to catch and donate deadly funnel-web spiders, to help replenish stocks...
January 29, 2017 - 8:00am
January 15, 2017
Preparations underway as northern Minnesota sled dog race nears
DULUTH, Minn.—Two weeks from the start of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, staff members are feeling good, and mushers are reporting...
January 15, 2017 - 8:33pm