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ND Emergency Commission approves $1.5 million for hay transportation program amid drought
North Dakota Dems hire new executive director
Dakota Access Pipeline developer sues groups over protests
SD man, awakened by 'screaming and someone knocking on his door,' arrested in fatal stabbing
Scientist studies how modern life is messing with sleep
Familiar Fargo restaurant plans move to former Metro Drug building downtown
Building up the 'railroad': Tech conference touts ND's growth in high-speed internet
Sandy's Donuts offers same-day delivery, soon will be open Sundays
Informational meeting planned for proposed Devils Lake hog farm
Mayor says Duluth Trading Co. coming to West Fargo
Port: Whoa: Dakota Access Pipeline owners file racketeering lawsuit against #NoDAPL activists
Port: North Dakota needs fewer elected offices
ND Republicans raise crop of candidates
Port: North Dakota Democrats face fraction as upstart progressives want a split
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
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
Brad Dokken: New border crossing system goes online in Northwest Angle
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
UND will pull redshirt on freshman wide receiver
Busch dominates for ninth NASCAR Xfinity win at Bristol
UND unveils new hockey jerseys
Glen Perkins makes emotional return to Twins bullpen after 16-month absence
Starting lineup 'a top priority' for Vikings LB Edmond Robinson
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
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
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
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
LeRoy A. Bowman
Richard "Rick" Kramlich
James "Pat" Rufus
September 3, 2009
Bacteria causes young-of-the-year white bass kill in Lake Oahe
A fish kill in Lake Oahe that is mostly affecting young-of-the-year white bass has slowly moved into North Dakota. Paul Bailey, south central district fisheries supervisor for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, said 99 percent of the fish kill is of white bass, but yellow...
September 3, 2009 - 12:00am
Memories of college class still relevant
The passing years tend to dull memories somewhat. This is no less true with our schooling as well. I probably couldn't pass a statistics test...
September 3, 2009 - 12:00am
August 13, 2009
Steckel (Wilton) boat ramp closed temporarily
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department and Burleigh County Park Board are closing Steckel (Wilton) boat ramp along the Missouri River beginning Aug. 10 for major reconstruction. Plans include replacing the existing, deteriorated ramp with a poured 20 foot wide concrete ramp....
August 13, 2009 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
Game and Fish monitors waters for ANS
North Dakota Game and Fish Department fisheries personnel will continue to monitor waters throughout the state this summer for aquatic nuisance species. Lynn Schlueter, ANS coordinator, said efforts will focus on waters with a history of high use. "Much of our time will be centered...
July 23, 2009 - 10:16am
July 16, 2009
Rock the docks with thrill of bass fishing
A great summer pastime for many people is the attendance of open air concerts, from a battle of the bands contest at the county fair, to the...
July 16, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
The challenge of nighttime Muskie fishing
There's nothing more primal in our human psyche than fear - or at least a healthy level of cautious respect - for that which we cannot see when the light of day has faded. The haunting cry of a loon at sunset is quickly replaced by the hoot of an owl, filling the late summer night...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Muskie fishing proved to be unsuccesful venture
Just five casts into Saturday morning, I figured the weekend would have one of two outcomes: either bigger muskies would certainly follow the one in my hand, or I just pre-spent my next 995 casts on the 20-incher with the treble of my homemade pink-and-brass bucktail in its mouth....
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
Exotic livestock not all that rare
I was living in Spokane, Wash., back in 1986, and doing quite a little fishing. One particular day, our small group had driven down to the Grande Ronde River in the southeast corner of the state to pursue steelhead trout. Just upstream from where the Grande Ronde joins the Snake River,...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Anglers reminded of packaging and gifting fish
North Dakota anglers are reminded there is a proper way to package and gift or give away fish. Robert Timian, chief of enforcement for the state Game and Fish Department, said even though most regulations are the same as in past years, a reminder is warranted because some are new,...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Simonson shares his tools of the trade
Catch and release works. Whether it's preserving a viable fishery in a forty-acre bass lake or letting a trophy-caliber muskie swim back into the cabbage after an exciting battle, the mantra of C&R resounds stronger than ever through sport fishing circles. For those looking to preserve...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Hunting and fishing expo to be held at Sandhills Archery Park
The Outdoor Classic Hunting and Fishing Expo will be held at Sandhills Archery Park in West Fargo on Friday and Saturday, June 6-7. The two day event will include seminars on hunting, fishing, archery, black powder, kayaking, camping, and dog training, and feature exhibits and demonstrations...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Make your own muskie lures
With the rising cost of everything these days, many anglers look to save a few bucks where they can. Whether it is tying their own flies or catching their own bait, outdoorsmen, being the resourceful breed that they are, always find a way to keep enjoying their obsessions. For...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am
April 22, 2008
Life jacket lesson, your most important piece of equipment
The weather is cold and hot this time of year, and the fishing can be the same way. Streaky, inconsistent and uneven until the first warm stretch of weather brings April into May. One thing that should not be inconsistent is the attitude of anglers toward boat safety at this time...
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Paddlefish snagging season opens May 1
North Dakota's paddlefish snagging season opens May 1, and is scheduled to continue through the end of the month. However, the season has closed early the last four seasons. If the harvest season closes early, snag-and-release will still be allowed for those with a current, unused...
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 8, 2008
Simonson's top ten tackle choices
Springtime means stocking the tackle box with jigs, spinners, twisters, spoons, crankbaits and more; usually more lures than I'll ever need. However, if it came down to it, there is a handful of them I couldn't go without. For whatever species I was pursuing, I would forsake all...
April 8, 2008 - 12:00am