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Appeals court rejects Bismarck lawyer's case against bar association dues
UND apologizes for reporters' ejection during EPA administrator visit
Can't find solar eclipse viewing glasses? You're not alone
Look out below: Student-made parachutes tested at West Fargo airport
ND man who was on the run for months enters plea in fatal shooting outside motorcycle clubhouse
Building up the 'railroad': Tech conference touts ND's growth in high-speed internet
Sandy's Donuts offers same-day delivery, soon will be open Sundays
Informational meeting planned for proposed Devils Lake hog farm
Mayor says Duluth Trading Co. coming to West Fargo
'We could write a book': Stylists reminisce in advance of Village Hair Design's 30th anniversary
Port: Stop comparing violent Charlottesville counterprotesters to WWII Veterans
Port: Republican lawmakers to Library: Put those gay books back in the closet
Port: Rep. Cramer says 'liberal media' would have praised Trump's words on Charlottesville if they'd come from Obama
Port: North Dakota Republicans, Democrats get utterly uninspiring candidates for House and Senate races today
McFeely: Kulm, N.D. fearful white supremacist ‘setting up shop’ in old school
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
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Glen Perkins makes emotional return to Twins bullpen after 16-month absence
Starting lineup 'a top priority' for Vikings LB Edmond Robinson
UND volleyball trying to stave off complacency
UND's Alm adjusting to life on offense
ANALYSIS: With Wentz at quarterback, 2017 isn't too soon for Eagles to emerge
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
LeRoy A. Bowman
Richard "Rick" Kramlich
James "Pat" Rufus
November 9, 2011
Outdoor oddities always pique a birder's curiosity
Just by happenstance - I call it luck - I live in the same West Fargo neighborhood as North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologist, Doug Leier....
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
October 26, 2011
Flight Lines: Leaf drop reveals handiwork of nesting birds
Remove the leaves from trees and all manner of secrets are exposed to the world. Secrets which had been hidden for the summery months in the...
October 26, 2011 - 12:00am
October 12, 2011
Flight Lines: Pelican colony destruction strikes a chord
Like almost every morning, last Friday found me leafing through the pages of the Forum newspaper. Separating this day from most was a story on...
October 12, 2011 - 12:00am
September 14, 2011
Flight Lines: Characteristics differ among fall bird tendencies
Consider the topic areas below simplistic. Species of different stripes tend to be scattered all over the chart when it comes to characteristics...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
August 31, 2011
Flight Lines: Noise maker lives most of life underground, emergence tied to warm summer days
The first time I remember hearing it was in 1983 while living in Columbus, Miss. By the time summer arrived, things were as hot and sticky as...
August 31, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
Flight Lines: When it comes to the outdoors, it's all habitat
Years ago I tried looking for Baird's sparrow in Cass County. I knew this sought-after songbird was a grassland specialist and, well, there's...
August 17, 2011 - 12:00am
August 3, 2011
Songbird vocalizations unique to each species
Just last weekend I found myself in the cell phone parking lot at Fargo's Hector Airport waiting for family members to return from a brief trip....
August 3, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
Flight Lines: Pitfalls of perception and expectations
Reality can be an elusive thing, or at least our perception of it. I'm no psychologist but I am well aware that what we think we see or hear...
July 6, 2011 - 12:00am
June 22, 2011
Flight Lines: Shadowy shorebird remains an enigma
Sticks to himself, doesn't play well with others, quiet, a loner. This could very well appear in the report card of a young school child with...
June 22, 2011 - 12:00am
June 8, 2011
Flight Lines: Bird festival reignites author's fervor
It took spending a day with other birders to regain a perspective I may have let wane. Spend enough time with any given endeavor and a person...
June 8, 2011 - 12:00am
May 25, 2011
Flight Lines: Boreal migrant a treat for area birders
I wonder just how many residents of the Red River Valley have ever heard of a place called Cape May, New Jersey. Not a lot I'd say. Of those...
May 25, 2011 - 12:00am
May 11, 2011
Flight Lines: Celebrated songster makes surprise appearance
I remember the occasion vividly but couldn't recall the date; luckily I kept notes - August 19, 1995. It was back in the days when I was getting...
May 11, 2011 - 12:00am
April 27, 2011
Flight Lines: Are your pets at risk with peregrins?
If one is to believe the premise of a recent letter-to-the-editor in the Forum, there is a direct threat to the lives of pets everywhere in the...
April 27, 2011 - 12:00am
April 13, 2011
Flight Lines: A week of wonder as spring migrants invade
Initially, I found it odd that a coworker would call me during evening hours. Odd, that is, until he asked the question. Breathing heavily...
April 13, 2011 - 12:00am
March 30, 2011
Flight Lines: Funny and unused, archaic collective nouns
A collective noun, as defined by the American Heritage Dictionary, is a word that "denotes a collection of persons or things regarded as a unit."...
March 30, 2011 - 12:00am