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Three people arrested in connection with shooting in Fergus Falls
ND education leaders hope student loan forgiveness will attract teachers to rural areas
'Russians are spying on us': Complaints against NDUS chancellor vary from Russian spies to gender discrimination
North Fargo standoff ends after armed man surrenders
Inmate recaptured after walking away from Clay County Jail annex
MATBUS offering reduced fares during shopping season
The open and closed times for many local stores on Thanksgiving and Black Friday
Open and close times for many stores on Thanksgiving and Black Friday
New restaurant, craft store coming to West Fargo
New specialty store, restaurant opens in south Fargo
Commentary: I'm thankful for your insults
Letter: I trust Heitkamp's ideas for reform
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
McFeely: Balanced FCS bracket advantageous for NDSU
A respite from the street: Easing homeless from hospital to shelter improves lives, saves money
United Blood Services seeking donations due to low supply
Over 185,000 pounds of food collected in Fill the Dome campaign
Always in Season: Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
McFeely: Injured Tanguay, DeLuca are better for Bison than none at all
Union prepares for new experience playing Fighting Hawks in Grand Forks
Rivers, Chargers gobble up Cowboys 28-6
Unlike teammates, Thielen shrugs off reaching 1,000 receiving yards
UPDATE: Vikings seize control of NFC North with 30-23 victory over Lions
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
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
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
Cook: Some days just require a fire
Minnesota DNR deer leader: Population on way up
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Dianna K. Miller
Susan I. Bleed
Harry A. Schulz
November 13, 2016
Merganser makes a special day and place
The hooded merganser is a specialty of J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge. It nests elsewhere in North Dakota, including the Turtle Mountains...
November 13, 2016 - 10:54am
October 16, 2016
Rusty blackbird seems to be slipping away
While I was going after the mail the other day, a flock of blackbirds settled into the shelterbelt. Most of them were red wings, as far as I...
October 16, 2016 - 7:06am
July 28, 2016
Bird food industry flying high
GRANDIN, N.D. — The bird food industry is flying high, and it has roots in this region. Some of the ingredients are grown here, and CHS Sunflower...
July 28, 2016 - 7:58pm
June 3, 2016
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
It happens with startling regularity. The misidentification of birds, that is. We all do it, even those of us who claim to be pretty good at...
June 3, 2016 - 10:57am
April 6, 2016
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
For whatever reason, there is a specific bird call that, when heard, will stop me in my tracks every time, and I’m not entirely sure why. It...
April 6, 2016 - 4:00am
March 9, 2016
Flight Lines: Birding in the digital age
Back in the era of Baird, Wilson and Audubon, it took a skilled marksman to study birds. Getting feathered carcasses in hand – via the barrel...
March 9, 2016 - 11:12am
February 24, 2016
Flight Lines: The slow pace of winter birding in valley
Bird watching during February in the Red River Valley is not a crowded hobby. After the Christmas Bird Count is finished, the number of people...
February 24, 2016 - 2:59am
February 3, 2016
Flight Lines: Scarlet Tanager comes oh-so-close to a record
It sounds as though 175 square miles constitute a sizable chunk of terra firma in which to census birds in a 24-hour period. Yet that is precisely...
February 3, 2016 - 4:00am
January 20, 2016
Flight lines: Chasing rare birds
The email arrived in my inbox late in the day Jan. 7. The sender’s address was immediately recognizable as that of friend and fellow bird...
January 20, 2016 - 5:03am
November 25, 2015
Flight Lines: Small visitors not Canadas; or something that declares a similar theme
A handful of times in the past couple of weeks I have encountered flocks of geese while approaching Fargo's Hector Airport to land. Once we even...
November 25, 2015 - 12:49am
November 18, 2015
Flight Lines: Animals, birds also store food
Most of us who grew up in this area, I would imagine, are possessed of vivid memories of being around the kitchen when our mother or grandmother...
November 18, 2015 - 9:46am
October 14, 2015
Flight Lines: Fall is hawk watching time; raptors counted across the continent
The movement of birds in the fashion you and I know as migration has been a personal source of fascination for just about as long as I can...
October 14, 2015 - 3:08am
August 5, 2015
Flight lines: ‘Discoveries’ often when natural history recorded
Among the many benefits that came with being the victor in conflicts throughout the ages was the ability to dictate the narrative from that point...
August 5, 2015 - 4:56am
June 3, 2015
Flight Lines: That magical migratory moment in May
Last weekend the North Dakota Birding Society held its spring meeting in Fargo. The NDBS is a group of bird enthusiasts that convenes twice...
June 3, 2015 - 12:20am
May 18, 2015
Flight Lines: Bird banding helps research
An amazing story of stamina and dogged single-mindedness came out in 2007. I remember hearing of this at the time and thinking, "nature never...
May 18, 2015 - 3:17pm