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Minnesota Legislature: Tax cuts almost a cinch, but who gets them?
Man kills his mother, then himself after shooting at officers during high-speed chase in Minnesota
Gas prices expected to make springtime increase soon
Five injured when vehicle hits ambulance in western Minnesota
Two men hurt after attack in Cando, one arrested
FM News reopens in south Fargo with new owners
Fargo's Grazies Italian restaurant to reopen with new owner
Passenger boardings continue to fall at most ND airports
New store coming to former Moorhead Kmart building
West Fargo Applebee's goes out of business
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Port: Hey Shailene Woodley, come back to North Dakota and clean up your mess
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
Nursery News (2-15-17)
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Nursery News (1-18-17)
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Senior luncheon, baked potato feed coming up
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Wild's farm club turns it around
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Red River Singles sets schedule
Lighting up the night
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Personal journeys now shared on website
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
Flight Lines: Difficult conditions don't stop local bird count; local birders take part in hemisphere-wide census
Cook: Some days just require a fire
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
Marcella Mae Heiden
Beverly Fern Lien
Frank L. Nickel
October 28, 2015
Flight Lines: Rarity not simply defined; Uncommon depending on circumstance; Defining rara avis
Rara avis. This Latin phrase, and many others like it, is encountered with some frequency in written English. As is the case with many Latin...
October 28, 2015 - 1:43am
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
September 23, 2015
Flight Lines: Will we even miss the outdoors someday?
A couple of weeks ago I took advantage of my temporary location — Ft. Collins, Colo.— and drove several miles up the winding and...
September 23, 2015 - 5:33am
September 9, 2015
Flight Lines: That ‘hummingbird’ might actually be a Sphinx moth
It happens every year around this time almost like clockwork. The phone rings, an email arrives, or the subject simply arises during the course...
September 9, 2015 - 4:27am
August 26, 2015
Flight Lines: Little to fear in local fauna
Over the years, The Discovery Channel has gotten a lot of miles – and, one would presume, ad revenue – out of an annual event shown on the...
August 26, 2015 - 3:02am
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
July 15, 2015
Flight Lines: Swallows are all around us
In the background of our busy scurrying lives there exist many elements that largely go unnoticed. It could be as simple as the rumble of trains...
July 15, 2015 - 1:46am
June 24, 2015
Flight Lines: Annual festival more than just birds
A couple of weekends ago, I returned home sleepy-eyed from what has become a mid-June pilgrimage for me: the annual Potholes and Prairie Birding...
June 24, 2015 - 5:55pm
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
April 21, 2015
Flight Lines: American crow couple familiar
Just last Sunday while walking through a park in north Fargo, I noticed the resident pair of American crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos) flying overhead....
April 21, 2015 - 9:11pm
April 1, 2015
Flight Lines: Local ties seen to famous artist, naturalist John James Audubon
That the Missouri River in North Dakota was once a major travel route for early explorers is well known. Among the many legendary figures to...
April 1, 2015 - 9:20am
March 18, 2015
Flight lines: Woodpeckers’ drumming part of communication
Unlike last winter, which stuck around with dogged persistence for what seemed like an eternity, this year’s version seems to be exiting quietly. You’ll...
March 18, 2015 - 6:30am
March 3, 2015
Flight Lines: Fallibility to be expected in identification of birds
An audio recording of this column appears above. It’s midsummer, the time for picnics, vacations, Redhawks baseball, gardening, lake cabins...
March 3, 2015 - 4:15pm
February 10, 2015
Flight Lines: Birds are often named for their sounds, calls
What we call things in our respective languages is an interesting exercise in history, culture and linguistics. Why do we say cow, for instance?...
February 10, 2015 - 1:57pm