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Facing deficit, creative job shifting helps school district keep budget out of the red
Man found dead in Mississippi River
Legislature, Dayton take defunding veto to court
Chisholm man pleads guilty in trapping case
DNR officers will be on the lookout for BWIs during Fourth
New Perspective opens with focus on successful aging
How to hang on to millennial workers, according to millennials
Bobcat unveils building renovated for 'innovative and collaborative culture'
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Port: Lawmakers right to sue Burgum
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Port: Kevin Cramer says Democrats caught in "academic bubble" where "socialism makes sense"
Nursery News (6-14-17)
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Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Family's long travels to Maris tourney in Fargo is a 'ritual'
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Lynx rally past winless Stars
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
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
Personal journeys now shared on website
Pauline C. Geck
January 1, 2017
Dokken: Outdoors goals fall short in 2016
Last year at this time, I wrote a column outlining a series of outdoors goals I hoped to achieve in 2016. I'm not a big fan of New Year's resolutions, which in my opinion are doomed to failure 9 times out of 10, but the goals I set out to achieve in 2016 involved having a good time...
January 1, 2017 - 1:38pm
2016: The outdoors in review
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota's first confirmed wolverine since the mid-1800s made news in 2016, and elk research projects were underway on...
January 1, 2017 - 11:43am
December 31, 2016
Demand for fresh-caught herring on North Shore remains strong
KNIFE RIVER, Minn. — When tourists flock to Minnesota's North Shore each summer and fall, they want to hike, throw rocks in Lake Superior...
December 31, 2016 - 4:26pm
December 25, 2016
For 6-year-old boy, trip to Lake of the Woods more than ice fishing excursion
BAUDETTE, Minn.—The thought of ice fishing on a morning when the air temperature is 26 below zero might seem like insanity to the uninitiated,...
December 25, 2016 - 2:55pm
Dokken: Minnesota has new 'pout king
Brent Getzler admits he was hoping for a big walleye Monday when he felt the weight of a heavy fish at the end of the line north of Pine Island...
December 25, 2016 - 11:44am
December 18, 2016
New venture on Lake Winnipeg: Heated permanent ice shacks now for rent
Anyone who's ever fished Lake Winnipeg through the ice knows how challenging and intimidating it can be for the do-it-yourself angler, especially...
December 18, 2016 - 7:10am
December 15, 2016
'It's a witch hunt': Federal agents raid Minn. bait shop, seize thousands of baitfish
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents raided the Great Outdoors Bait Shop in Ely on Dec. 1, seizing more than 6,000 ciscoes along with the shop's...
December 15, 2016 - 1:19pm
December 11, 2016
A gift guide for those who spend their days outdoors
Christmas is only two weeks away, and while that might trigger panic in some people, never fear if you're looking to buy a gift or two for the...
December 11, 2016 - 4:18pm
December 4, 2016
When the lakes freeze, these are the places where the fish are hiding
GRAND FORKS — Mother Nature is playing it cruel instead of cool with ice fishing fanatics again this year, and it looks as if the popular...
December 4, 2016 - 5:56pm
A holiday gift guide for those who love the outdoors
DULUTH — With this crazy warm weather lately, Santa isn't sure his reindeer will be up to the task. So, he has his faithful Labradeer retrievers...
December 4, 2016 - 1:48pm
November 10, 2016
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
DULUTH — The French River Hatchery, which has raised trout and salmon on the North Shore since 1976, will be closed soon, the Minnesota...
November 10, 2016 - 5:04pm
November 8, 2016
One fish, two fish: Grand Forks angler catches a couple
Lucas Bye of Grand Forks caught two fish at once Nov. 5 when he landed this 17-inch walleye and 36-inch northern pike on Stump Lake. Bye said...
November 8, 2016 - 7:17am
November 1, 2016
Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's "Northland Outdoors TV" episode, travel with our crew as they head to the prairies and farmlands of North...
November 1, 2016 - 10:10am
October 24, 2016
Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BRAINERD, Minn.—Wild rice is as synonymous with Minnesota cuisine as lakes are to the state's reputation. Wild rice has been used as a...
October 24, 2016 - 2:16pm
October 17, 2016
Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we examine the plight of the prairie chicken, which is making a comeback...
October 17, 2016 - 12:16pm