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District 21 Republicans vote to expel Peter Tefft from membership
Sheriff’s office taking steps in case DAPL-type protests come to area
Enthusiasm surrounds Cramer at Cass County Republican Convention
'No reason' for inaction: Minn., N.D. leaders add to gun debate
Jury finds defendants in Bowman County homicide case guilty on all charges
Oneok announces new gas processing plant for Bakken core
West Fargo-based Spitfire Bar & Grill in negotiations to open second location in Detroit Lakes
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
Owner of Beans Coffee Bars to open downtown location in Radisson hotel
New pipeline proposed for Bakken natural gas liquids
Place a Business Announcement
We must admit it: This is who we are
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Choice Ready Aligned with District Strategic Plan
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
Supporting Denny McNamara
Great Plains Food Bank launches long-term effort to end hunger
Passing through: Presidents have visited North Dakota to give comfort, sell agendas, promote candidates
Senior menus (Feb. 19)
YMCA launches new survey to shape strategic goals
Old news rich in history: Thousands of newspaper clippings in Forum library offer window to the past
Super semifinal set: Riders win opener, advance to play GF Central
Casey Johnson adjusting to new role as utility man
Grand Forks Central starts strong, downs Dickinson to advance to semifinals
Fargo Davies updends Jamestown to advance in state hockey tournament
Casey Foss scores four goals to lead Bismarck Century over Grafton-Park River
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
home & garden
red river valley fair
The Iditarod doc: Local veterinarian to mark 18th year caring for sled dogs at Alaska race
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
Taking the classroom to the lake
Minn. woman still healing from November deer-stand fall
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
David "Dave" Balvin
David L. Bigelow
November 16, 2011
N.D. Game & Fish notebook: Mountain lion No. 10 closes Zone 1 early season
Mountain lion hunting during the early season in zone 1 is closed. The 10th cat was taken Nov. 12, filling the zone's early-season quota. The late season in Zone 1, with a quota of four, opens Nov. 21. Zone 1 includes land south of ND Highway 1804 from the Montana border to the...
November 16, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
Safety first for deer opener
On Friday, North Dakota's favorite unofficial holiday begins. Firearm deer opener, with its traditional noon start, is unarguably the state's most cherished pastimes. For a couple of days, small towns will grind to a halt, farmers will take a break from their tractors, and rural...
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
October 19, 2011
Open Season: Tough to beat a Minnesota ruffed grouse hunt
As my dog and I rounded the bend, the birch-laded woods appeared to part like intricately painted cardboard props in a Shakespearian play. A...
October 19, 2011 - 12:00am
October 5, 2011
Open Season: North Dakota waterfowl opener as advertised
It took more than an hour, but the first duck of North Dakota's waterfowl opener finally discovered my decoy spread. Placement of the dozen...
October 5, 2011 - 12:00am
September 7, 2011
Some very inopportune dog owner heartbreak
Devastated, crushed, completely demoralized; pick an adjective to describe pure melancholy and it probably fits the bill. "He'll be laid up...
September 7, 2011 - 12:00am
August 24, 2011
Open Season: Delta Waterfowl event puts focus on youth
"It's going to be fun, you should come up," said Matt Vanderpan, Chairman of Delta Waterfowl's Kelly Slough Chapter in Grand Forks and an unabashed...
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am
August 10, 2011
N.D. G&F Notebook: Third lottery deer application deadline today
Deer hunters interested in applying for a first, second, third or fourth license have to submit a third lottery application no later than today. Successful applicants in the first lottery will receive their license in mid-August. Hunters can apply online, or print out an application,...
August 10, 2011 - 12:00am
July 27, 2011
N.D. G&F Notebook: Eight-bird limit proposed for early goose hunting season
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is recommending a bag limit increase for the early Canada goose season. The annual small game proclamation, which includes early Canada goose regulations, will be submitted to the governor's office this week for approval. The proposal includes...
July 27, 2011 - 12:00am
July 13, 2011
Open Season: Success of fall hunts best enjoyed on summer grills
It's hot out. I loathe hotness. The thermometer reads 89 degrees Fahrenheit, and the mercury is rising. Beads of sweat condense and drip off...
July 13, 2011 - 12:00am
June 29, 2011
N.D. G&F Notebook: Pheasant crowing counts complete; numbers down across the board
North Dakota's spring pheasant crowing count survey revealed a 14 percent decrease statewide compared to last year, according to Stan Kohn, upland game management supervisor for the state Game and Fish Department. The only area of the state showing an increase was the southwest,...
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
June 15, 2011
Open season: Pooches, points and pictures aplenty
Last weekend, a local group of trainers and hunters got together to test their dogs in Leonard, N.D. The Red River Valley chapter of the North...
June 15, 2011 - 8:56am
May 18, 2011
N.D. G&F notebook: Deer firearm season set with fewest licenses available since 2001
North Dakota's 2011 deer season is set with 109,950 licenses available to hunters this fall, 6,825 fewer than last year and the lowest since 2001. Randy Kreil, wildlife chief for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, said a continued reduction in deer numbers was evident in...
May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
May 4, 2011
Kitchen experimentation: 'Homemade' wild recipes worth saving
Inspiration for the "recipes" came to me during a long run with my trusty one-year-old dog, Remy. At the time, we were scooting south on Elm...
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
April 27, 2011
ND Bowhunter Association holds annual meeting
The North Dakota Bowhunter Association held its annual general membership meeting April 1, at the Gladstone Inn, Jamestown. Several topics were discussed concerning archery and bow hunting in North Dakota. Elections for board positions whose terms had expired were held.
April 27, 2011 - 12:00am
April 20, 2011
Open Season: There is no goose hunting like snow goose hunting
Face down in a muddy, soggy corn field, I contemplate our sanity for a lengthy amount of time. More than 100 yards ahead of us are tens of...
April 20, 2011 - 12:00am