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For Trump, challenging an election loss would be tough
Suspects facing first-degree murder charges for stabbing, beheading Hibbing, Minn., man
Trump, Clinton exchange jokes at post-debate dinner, and they shook hands
Witness describes brutal night watching ex-boyfriend kill man, injure another
Brrrr....polar vortex might be back
Shopping safe haven: Curvy Divas opens in WF
Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
New tea store opens in West Fargo
Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 smartphone production
Port: This is what Standing Rock Chairman David Archambault did to get himself arrested
Port: Candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the ND PSC
Port: What was the point, President Kennedy?
Cartoon by Trgyve Olson
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Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Lynx fall a bucket short in bid for national title
Gophers fully unwrapping their two-piece package from Georgia
Twins center fielder Buxton in good defensive company
Vikings have gone from weaklings to warriors on the road
Late summer early fall notes
'Walking Dead' star among paranormal convention-goers in Mahnomen
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Arlene Esther Bratland
Joanne Marie Thoemke
Becky M. Fjestad
Erland "Squirrel" Wateland
Kenneth "Kenny" Allen Graveline
June 2, 2010
Fargo Parks to host fishing derby, clinic
Bring your fishing rod and try to land a big one at the Lil' Fisherman Derby & Clinic, hosted by the Fargo Park District, from 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, June 7 at Dike East. The clinic will be first from 5-6 p.m. and the derby will follow from 6-7:30 p.m. Participate in the Clinic and...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Open Season: If it seems to good to be true, it is - especially on fishing opener
As my grandfather, Vern Drechsel, skillfully played his first walleye of Minnesota's fishing opener into the awaiting landing net, it donned...
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Buggy's Outdoor Adventures: Chapter 1
Author's note: The plan for "Buggy's Outdoor Adventures" is as an ongoing story, with each column acting as a separate chapter. Though the frequency of the column may vary, it is expected to run with some consistency throughout the year. The basic premise of "Buggy" is of a young,...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
Scheels to host Fish Fest
Scheels is hosting their annual Fish Fest from Thursday-Saturday, at their 1551 45th Street South location in Fargo. The event will run from noon-8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors can explore what's...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 28, 2010
High Banks Resort to offer discount to veterans
In appreciation of veterans who have proudly served their country, High Banks Resort on Minnesota's Lake Winnibigoshish is extending a special offer this summer. The north-central Minnesota resort is offering 50 percent reduced rates on their cabins for two weeks in August. Dates...
April 28, 2010 - 9:39am
April 21, 2010
Open Season: You never leave North Dakota empty-handed
Alaska has its fjords, Montana has the Rocky Mountains, and Minnesota has 10,000 lakes; but to experience pure, unabridged feelings of complete...
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Open Season: Time spent outdoors is a blessing - even on Easter Sunday
Adorned in their Easter finest, families cruised down the road en route to small-town churches for Sunday service. In similar fashion, I had...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 24, 2010
Fiscal fishing: Pouring sinkers both easy, economical
Besides dealing with the occasional flood, living in the Red River Valley has its perks. For starters, the fertile waters of the north-bound...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Open Season: With spring on its way, time to switch gears
As winter gradually relinquishes its clammy hold, hunters and fishermen are experiencing 'tween time: that seemingly expansive nether-region until spring. My outdoors OCD kicked into high gear last week with the stretch of above-freezing temperatures. What to do: Go ice fishing...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 24, 2010
Open Season: Even if 'the fish are a bonus,' it still is a ton of fun to try
"The fish are a bonus." My dad's famous line; uttered in a slow, melodic way like an algebra teacher explaining the Pythagorean Theorem. Count on hearing it the moment a disgruntled fisherman grumbles about the day's catch - or lack thereof. "Catching isn't important," he continues,...
February 24, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Open Season: It's good to have priorities in check, especially for sportsmen
"Obsessive" is a word I hear often in my presence. "Driven" would be another, and "passionate," too. But I think the best word to sum up my outdoors enthusiasm is "compulsive." My wife, Erin, once asked me something a true sportsman should never have to answer: "If you had to...
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
Open Season: A wild imagination, frozen lake lead to memorable time ice fishing
Peering into the muddled, turquoise abyss below, it's hard not to let one's imagination run free. Who really knows what scaled monstrosities cruise the depths? Especially when bait - this time, an impaled fathead minnow - fervently pulses against its unwilling bondage. The sun...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 30, 2009
When it comes to '09 highlights, record catfish steals the spotlight
Looking back on 2009, you have to sift through a lot of outdoors stories to find the best one. For example, the big-game baiting debate grabbed...
December 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 15, 2009
Reproduction survey shows excellent numbers of young fish
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's annual fall survey shows exceptional numbers statewide of young-of-the-year walleye, perch and northern pike, according to Scott Gangl, fisheries management section leader. "The end result is a combination of our stocking efforts and excellent...
October 15, 2009 - 12:00am
September 10, 2009
Aquatic Nuisance Species spreading causing problems
It's been a rough summer; I could be complaining about the weather, but that matter is trivial in comparison to the recent reports showing that aquatic invaders, commonly grouped under the term Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS), continue to forge ahead into new territories. Month by...
September 10, 2009 - 12:00am