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Woman, reportedly in a blanket asking for help, identified as missing person in northern Minnesota
Bridge in rural N.D. collapses under weight of truck
This is how a man facing deportation started a family in central Minnesota
Weather Talk: Not all birds go south for the winter
Man faces more charges for throwing pig's foot into Somali food stand
Come for the booze, stay for the food at these 5 local pubs
Beyond Running opens, to hold grand opening event later this month
Fargo's Downtown Community Partnership hires new president and CEO
Maximum Performance & Fitness expected to open WF location in December
Lululemon store is coming to West Acres
Commentary: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp raised more money from Goldman Sachs employees than North Dakotans
Commentary: Video: Anti-oil zealots shut down public hearing on Line Three Pipeline
Commentary: Poll: 42 percent of North Dakotans say they’re less likely to vote for Heitkamp if she opposes Trump tax plan
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
Column: Public servants hostile to openness aren't worthy of public service
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
Sophie's season: The Johnsons’ Brittany bounced back from a severe injury and still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
Nursery News (8-16-17)
Young trapshooters from Grand Forks Gun Club make their mark on a national level
UND alumnus to make 360-degree interactive photo of Fighting Hawks-Gophers hockey game
A rundown of the seven UND-Minnesota games since their last meeting in Grand forks
No. 1-ranked Packers cruise to victory to cap perfect regular season
Yankees seize AL lead with 5-0 win over Astros
Outgoing UND athletic director to be paid through January 2019
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
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
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
To feed or not to feed
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
Ione A. Johnson
Alvin H. Zaeske
Linda R. Rieniets
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 14, 2017
Always in season: Mike Jacobs: Birds compete for nesting sites
GILBY, N.D. — A kind of competition has developed between the birds. It involves barn swallows and eastern phoebes, and the stakes are...
May 14, 2017 - 7:14am
May 7, 2017
Always in Season: Snipe call attention to themselves
Here at Magpie Ridge west of Gilby, N.D., where I watch most of my birds and where no magpie has been seen for many months: Here the bird of...
May 7, 2017 - 3:21pm
May 5, 2017
Secretive saw-whet owls nesting in backyard a rare sight for eastern ND
GRAND FORKS—Dave Lambeth, often called the "dean of Grand Forks birdwatchers," can be excused for feeling like he just won the birding...
May 5, 2017 - 3:26pm
April 9, 2017
Always in Season: Too many snow geese fill the sky
It's about 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning. I'm on North Dakota Highway 1 about 9 miles southwest of Cooperstown, N.D., and there are about 90,000...
April 9, 2017 - 9:46am
April 2, 2017
Always in Season: Meadowlarks signal spring
There are lots of signs of spring. No one of them is definitive, but taken together they are completely convincing. Probably the most familiar...
April 2, 2017 - 7:45pm
March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
This is a good time of year to appreciate black-capped chickadees. They're conspicuous this time of year, but pretty soon they'll be hard to...
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
March 12, 2017
Always in Season: Early spring brings bald eagles
An adult bald eagle is a distinctive bird in every way, large and dark with brilliant white head and tail and great broad wings. The eagle's...
March 12, 2017 - 3:09pm
March 8, 2017
Oh the places I would go
In my capacity as a professional aviator I end up flying to places all over. This fits quite well with my love of travel. There's also a huge...
March 8, 2017 - 6:31am
March 5, 2017
Always in Season: Signs of spring appear in the valley
Horned larks are back in the valley. Horned owls are back on their nests. These are signs of spring in the Red River Valley. Both are right on...
March 5, 2017 - 6:44pm
February 26, 2017
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Last week brought an influx of rough-legged hawks to our area that was both larger and earlier than expected. Matt Spoor alerted Grand Cities...
February 26, 2017 - 6:15pm
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
A few nights ago, two of us went for an evening walk about 700 miles south of our home in Duluth, Minn. We were there for a funeral and had...
February 26, 2017 - 9:15am
February 19, 2017
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
This week's bird mystery is the opposite of the one presented here last week. Last week, we had a bird that was seen and not heard; this week,...
February 19, 2017 - 3:31pm
February 12, 2017
Always in Season: Could there be ravens?
GRAND FORKS—The question is back: Could there be ravens? It's a question for two reasons. Veteran birder David Lambeth raised it in a post...
February 12, 2017 - 9:00am
February 5, 2017
Always in Season: Few redpolls show up so far this winter
GRAND FORKS — This week's bird of the week looks quite a lot like last week's bird of the week, and the house finch and the common redpoll...
February 5, 2017 - 3:37pm