Skip to main content
West Fargo Pioneer
Investigation shows S.D. train derailment resulted in $1.08M in damages
Obama orders review of 2016 election cyber attacks
Brainerd retiree, 66, hikes 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail
S.D. Highway Patrol increasing use of sobriety checkpoints statewide
Good samaritans rescue ice-covered deer, blinded by blizzard
Moorhead Burger King undergoing remodel; West Fargo location to open soon
Radisson Hotel in Fargo changes hands
New yoga studio, juice bar open in south Fargo
Beginnings provides West Fargo child care, education
Downtown Fargo restaurant Sazerac Alley closing for rebranding, concept change
Port: Kevin Cramer says he’d serve in Trump administration if asked, confirms McConnell meeting
Port: #NoDAPL activists raised at least $11.2 million for protests through 285 different online accounts
McFeely: Fargodome noise not so fearsome anymore
Port: Meet the guy who thinks the blizzard was a government attack on #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Congrats #NoDAPL; thanks to Dakota Access delays, more oil to be shipped by train
Nursery News (11-2-16)
Nursery News (10-26-16)
Nursery News (10-19-16)
Nursery News (10-12-16)
Nursery News (10-5-16)
Nursery News (12-7-16)
Nursery News (11-23-16)
Nursery News (11-16-16)
Nursery News (11-9-16)
Pistons beat Wolves like a Drummond
Wild top Oilers to extend winning streak
Vikings' Berger out vs. Jacksonville
Thielen paved the way for fellow MSU-Mankato alumnus
In December, Stiegelmeier will take dome game even though it's on the road
Hanson: 15-month milestone marked by testing Dad with 'The Look'
Gold Discovered in West Fargo
Late summer early fall notes
'Walking Dead' star among paranormal convention-goers in Mahnomen
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
Nocturnal bird a rich source of lore
Minnesota DNR deer leader: Population on way up
Flight Lines: Ranges not static, never have been
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
Elizabeth "Liz" Kress
Kathleen Jule Meyer
Ronny G. McClellan
Edward (Skip) W. Hoger Jr.
Outdoor oddities always pique a birder's curiosity
Just by happenstance - I call it luck - I live in the same West Fargo neighborhood as North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologist, Doug Leier....
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
October 26, 2011
Flight Lines: Leaf drop reveals handiwork of nesting birds
Remove the leaves from trees and all manner of secrets are exposed to the world. Secrets which had been hidden for the summery months in the...
October 26, 2011 - 12:00am
October 12, 2011
Flight Lines: Pelican colony destruction strikes a chord
Like almost every morning, last Friday found me leafing through the pages of the Forum newspaper. Separating this day from most was a story on...
October 12, 2011 - 12:00am
September 28, 2011
Making a pitch for the outdoors; lobbying on behalf of the LWCF
Lobbying. The very word makes me cringe. It connotes all manner of unseemly political chicanery from bought-and-paid-for votes on contentious...
September 28, 2011 - 12:00am
September 14, 2011
Flight Lines: Characteristics differ among fall bird tendencies
Consider the topic areas below simplistic. Species of different stripes tend to be scattered all over the chart when it comes to characteristics...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
August 31, 2011
Flight Lines: Noise maker lives most of life underground, emergence tied to warm summer days
The first time I remember hearing it was in 1983 while living in Columbus, Miss. By the time summer arrived, things were as hot and sticky as...
August 31, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
Flight Lines: When it comes to the outdoors, it's all habitat
Years ago I tried looking for Baird's sparrow in Cass County. I knew this sought-after songbird was a grassland specialist and, well, there's...
August 17, 2011 - 12:00am
August 3, 2011
Songbird vocalizations unique to each species
Just last weekend I found myself in the cell phone parking lot at Fargo's Hector Airport waiting for family members to return from a brief trip....
August 3, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
Flight Lines: Pitfalls of perception and expectations
Reality can be an elusive thing, or at least our perception of it. I'm no psychologist but I am well aware that what we think we see or hear...
July 6, 2011 - 12:00am
June 22, 2011
Flight Lines: Shadowy shorebird remains an enigma
Sticks to himself, doesn't play well with others, quiet, a loner. This could very well appear in the report card of a young school child with...
June 22, 2011 - 12:00am
June 8, 2011
Flight Lines: Bird festival reignites author's fervor
It took spending a day with other birders to regain a perspective I may have let wane. Spend enough time with any given endeavor and a person...
June 8, 2011 - 12:00am
May 25, 2011
Flight Lines: Boreal migrant a treat for area birders
I wonder just how many residents of the Red River Valley have ever heard of a place called Cape May, New Jersey. Not a lot I'd say. Of those...
May 25, 2011 - 12:00am
May 11, 2011
Flight Lines: Celebrated songster makes surprise appearance
I remember the occasion vividly but couldn't recall the date; luckily I kept notes - August 19, 1995. It was back in the days when I was getting...
May 11, 2011 - 12:00am
April 27, 2011
Flight Lines: Are your pets at risk with peregrins?
If one is to believe the premise of a recent letter-to-the-editor in the Forum, there is a direct threat to the lives of pets everywhere in the...
April 27, 2011 - 12:00am
April 13, 2011
Flight Lines: A week of wonder as spring migrants invade
Initially, I found it odd that a coworker would call me during evening hours. Odd, that is, until he asked the question. Breathing heavily...
April 13, 2011 - 12:00am