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McPhee wins new utility vehicle from 4-H Foundation raffle
School menu (Dec. 11)
Library News (Dec. 11)
The Packer Weekly: Matthew’s Voice Project sparks awareness
Local police host annual kids shopping event
Clinic Chiropractic to hold toy drive
Laney’s opens doors to marrow registry
Edward Jones takes top spot in National Survey of Financial Advisors
Escobar named nurse manager at Bethany
Area seniors focus of giving tree program
Superintendent: Business community supports and demands increased skills
Insight from the West Fargo PD: The return of heroin in the community
Huber: Snowfall causes parking problems
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Daytime burglaries hit West Fargo homes
Omdahl: Food Stamp critics deserve responses
Nursery News (Dec. 11)
Garden club to meet Thursday
Gifts collected for homeless children
Open house: James Westall
Book signing tour stops at Barnes and Noble
Larson, Swedberg honored by Vikings, Midwest Dairy Council
Bowling scores (Dec. 11)
Wrestlers take first at Unruh Tournament
Boys hockey shut out in Grand Forks
Packer girls dealt first loss
Flight Lines: To feed or not to feed the birds
Flight lines: Change the land, change the inhabitants
Shellfish-eating duck somewhat rare in North Dakota
Plentiful holiday plants available for gifts, enjoyment
Eating Well: Hot drinks warm up cold, winter days
Eating Well: Bring on the desserts this holiday season
Eastward Autumn road trip rich with fall colors
home & garden
June 27, 2012
Open Season: Subtle start to dog training
My dog's breeder, Jeff Jalbert of Top Shelf Kennels in Horace, gave me a sideways glance as he set down his Busch Light on the polished wooden bar that wrapped along the south wing of Stiklestad Lodge near Fort Ransom, N.D.
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
Local dog training club to host youth hunt, outdoors day
The Red River Valley Chapter of the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA) is offering a unique opportunity for area youths. The Fargo-based club's first annual Youth Hunt and Outdoors Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, approximately 30 miles west of Fargo at...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
True dog days of summer
On Saturday, it was 95 degrees as gusting winds blew heat like a hairdryer set on "inferno." By Sunday morning, people donned light jackets to brace against the 30-degree temperature swing, and scraped mud off their boots after late-night rains transformed the rolling prairie...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Open Season: Back to the dog training grindstone thanks to spring
The transformation of my dog, Remy, from the beginning of last summer's training to the end of hunting season was nothing short of miraculous. By August, after months of training four to five times a week, the German wirehaired pointer was obedient both in the house and out in the...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 7, 2011
Some very inopportune dog owner heartbreak
Devastated, crushed, completely demoralized; pick an adjective to describe pure melancholy and it probably fits the bill. "He'll be laid up six weeks," the veterinarian said, "minimum." By my rudimentary math calculations, that's more than a month. Forty-two days of watching,...
September 7, 2011 - 12:00am
June 15, 2011
Open season: Pooches, points and pictures aplenty
Last weekend, a local group of trainers and hunters got together to test their dogs in Leonard, N.D. The Red River Valley chapter of the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA) hosted a spring Natural Ability test, geared toward dogs 16 months and younger. I...
June 15, 2011 - 8:56am
May 18, 2011
Open Season: Easy come, even easier go
Bobbing across the white-capped waves, I was amazed at its lifelike realism. Had I known better, I'd of sworn a dead mallard drake was floating belly-up across the flooded field. But the gaping hole in my wallet and the growing migraine in my temples made it painfully clear that...
May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
Open Season: This new dog owner learning right along with pup
The first time we saw the puppy, my wife, Erin, and I knew he was ours. It was late June, and we were at Top Shelf Kennels in Horace, N.D. - just south and left of the blinking stoplight on Sheyenne. Owner Jeff Jalbert, whom I had corresponded with via e-mail for a week, welcomed...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
March 24, 2010
Agility trials set at FM Kennel Club
The Fargo-Moorhead Kennel Club will be holding agility trials March 26-28, in the Commercial Building of the Red River Valley Fairground. The event is free and you do not need to be a club member to join, said Lois Eid, FM Kennel Club Training Director. "But you do have to enter...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am