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Jury finds defendants in Bowman County homicide case guilty on all charges
Sen. Hoeven backs Wrigley for North Dakota U.S. Attorney
Stutsman County sheriff's office releases name of suspect killed in pursuit
NDGOP to hold special election for chair
2 men charged with theft of rifle later used in Fargo robbery attempt
Oneok announces new gas processing plant for Bakken core
West Fargo-based Spitfire Bar & Grill in negotiations to open second location in Detroit Lakes
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
Owner of Beans Coffee Bars to open downtown location in Radisson hotel
New pipeline proposed for Bakken natural gas liquids
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We must admit it: This is who we are
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Choice Ready Aligned with District Strategic Plan
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
Supporting Denny McNamara
Great Plains Food Bank launches long-term effort to end hunger
Passing through: Presidents have visited North Dakota to give comfort, sell agendas, promote candidates
Senior menus (Feb. 19)
YMCA launches new survey to shape strategic goals
Old news rich in history: Thousands of newspaper clippings in Forum library offer window to the past
Casey Foss scores four goals to lead Bismarck Century over Grafton-Park River
Fargo Davies girls hockey shuts out Minot to advance to state semifinals
Forum prep sports podcast talk playoff basketball
Fargo track to hold 6 days of horse racing this summer
Fargo North-South girls get revenge in state quarterfinal win over Mandan
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
home & garden
red river valley fair
The Iditarod doc: Local veterinarian to mark 18th year caring for sled dogs at Alaska race
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
Taking the classroom to the lake
Minn. woman still healing from November deer-stand fall
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
David "Dave" Balvin
David L. Bigelow
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 18, 2012
Flight Lines: Seeing more clearly with young eyes
Every now and then, we all need reminding as to just what it was that led us here in the first place, and why we love what we do. Over time,...
January 18, 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
December 21, 2011
Holiday gift ideas for the birder in your life
Christmas shopping has never been a strong area for me. I'm not entirely sure why, it just happens to be that way. I think the hype and hustle...
December 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 7, 2011
Flight Lines: Sharp snowy owl contrast between last two winters
We are under an invasion. Unlike Orson Welles' 1938 radio adaptation of H. G. Wells' novel, War of the Worlds, this one is real and it's coming...
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am