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Victim in deadly motorcycle crash near Lidgerwood ID’d
Victim in deadly motorcycle crash near Lidgerwood ID’d
Car flips onto its roof, injures one in Grand Forks
Carrying the weight of veteran suicide: Border-to-border walk is to honor and remember
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
New grill and tavern restaurant heading for Roberts Commons in downtown Fargo
Red River Traditional TaeKwonDo moving to larger digs
'It's a hustle game': Why competition may be the least of downtown Fargo food truck owners' concerns
Everest Cafe closes in the Black Building
Crystal Corset is hanging it up
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Human decency should trump politics
Commentary: Video: Democratic Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp wants Donald Trump to love her so badly it’s kind of painful to watch
Commentary: Should the Grand Forks mother who killed herself and her children have been able to buy her gun legally?
Commentary: The public deserves better vetting of candidates
Nest News: These will be the good ol' days
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ND farmer etches grandson's proposal in field
'For the veterans' sake': 90-year-old Lisbon, N.D. vet gives back, one red poppy at a time
Packers were good that year, but who was the boy cheering on Mike?
'American Pickers' coming to North Dakota
Minn. brothers share rare distinction of earning every Boy Scout badge
Davies girls break records, win third-straight state track title
Bruins relay breaks record, wins title at state track meet
West Fargo, West Fargo Sheyenne advance to Class A state softball tournament
North Dakota's Olson drops out of first in LPGA tourney
ND native Amy Olson tied for lead in Michigan tourney
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
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
home & garden
red river valley fair
Corps to reconsider access in popular areas around Lake Sakakawea
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
North Dakota deer season set, with slight increase in available tags
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Lake Sakakawea could challenge last ice-out date
Derek R. Bubach
Bonnie R. Dyrdahl
Frances V. (Detmers) Kay
Gale B. Bartholomay
December 15, 2017
Bird count set for Wednesday in Icelandic State Park
CAVALIER, N.D. — The annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, in Icelandic State Park, about 5½ miles west of Cavalier on North Dakota Highway 5. Jay Wessel's Game Management Area will be the center of the count area,...
December 15, 2017 - 10:30pm
December 9, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! I know this makes two woodpeckers in a row. And yeah, I remember the fuss some of you made about a series of owls as bird of...
December 9, 2017 - 4:42pm
November 26, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Turkey – or dinosaur – for dinner?
This is Thanksgiving season and so the turkey must be bird of the week. No other bird is so closely associated with any day as the turkey. Nor...
November 26, 2017 - 6:03am
November 19, 2017
Always in Season: Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
The evening grosbeak is often a spoiler and always a thrill — a spoiler because it is always keenly anticipated but seldom shows up, and...
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
October 29, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Harbingers of winter show up here
The American tree sparrow is misnamed and misplaced. It is an American bird, sure enough, and it is a sparrow. But the American tree sparrow...
October 29, 2017 - 6:19am
October 8, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
If you want to see a flicker, look on the ground and look soon. Flickers are moving south. The flicker is a species of woodpecker, but no matter....
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
August 26, 2017
Waxwing salvages eclipse experience
The cedar waxwing is always a welcome bird, and never more so than at noon Monday of last week. That was Solar Eclipse Day, and Suezette and...
August 26, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
The red-tailed hawk is easily the most common raptor in this part of the world, and it is most conspicuous in late August, as young-of-the year...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
GRAND FORKS — Last week, I kept company with hummingbirds. It was accidental, really. The hummingbirds happened to be where I was —...
August 13, 2017 - 7:15am
August 6, 2017
Birding: The American coot is no 'odd duck'
American coots hang out with ducks, and so it is tempting to describe the coot as an odd duck. But the coot is not a duck at all but a member...
August 6, 2017 - 4:01pm
July 30, 2017
Always in Season: Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
Birds and landscapes are bound together. Landscape is habitat, and in landscapes, birds are punctuation marks. The bird that rose from the great...
July 30, 2017 - 5:36pm
July 23, 2017
Always in Season: Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
Goldfinch season is either coming or going, depending on your point of view. From the goldfinch's point of view, it's coming on, but from the...
July 23, 2017 - 1:35pm
July 9, 2017
Always in Season: Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
The upland sandpiper is different from other birds in several respects. To begin with, it has two common names. For the last 30 years or so,...
July 9, 2017 - 1:20pm
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
The other day, I got a package from Babe Belzer of Cando, N.D. Inside was a book she had written. The book's heroine is a wren named Winifred...
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
The barn swallow is a pretty little bird. It also can be an aggressive little pest. Therefore, human beings, and this individual human, tend...
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm