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PORT: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Birds quiet in pheasant country
Nourishing Haiti with food, love
Backers hope ND pot measure will bring relief for patients; police say law isn’t tough enough
Bowman County to vote on future of weather modification program
Shopping safe haven: Curvy Divas opens in WF
Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
New tea store opens in West Fargo
Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 smartphone production
Port: This is what Standing Rock Chairman David Archambault did to get himself arrested
Port: Candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the ND PSC
Port: What was the point, President Kennedy?
Cartoon by Trgyve Olson
Nursery News (10-19-16)
Community events coming up
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Nursery News (10-5-16)
Nursery News (9-28-16)
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Davies' Hunter Lucas ekes out state cross country win
Without top individual performer, Davies wins team cross country title
Top ranked Reagan Baesler, Hillsboro-Central Valley win at state cross country meet
New Town wins another 'B' boys cross country title
Late summer early fall notes
'Walking Dead' star among paranormal convention-goers in Mahnomen
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Arlene Esther Bratland
Joanne Marie Thoemke
Becky M. Fjestad
Erland "Squirrel" Wateland
Kenneth "Kenny" Allen Graveline
December 2, 2014
Flight Lines: Interesting origin of a familiar bird
It was quite warm, almost hot, as I set out on a noon jog in Fargo some years ago in early June; so warm that I had removed my T-shirt to carry...
December 2, 2014 - 3:35pm
November 18, 2014
Flight Lines: Natural world prepares for changing of seasons
It was during a recent walk that I happened upon a gathering of American crows settling into the top of a large cottonwood tree for what would...
November 18, 2014 - 3:37pm
July 23, 2013
Flight Lines: From the smallest of insects come great things (with videos)
Just last week my wife and I left town on a short vacation. When I tell people we went to Arizona they think I'm crazy but that's a topic for another day.
July 23, 2013 - 11:31am
April 30, 2013
Will it stay or will it go? The curious migration of robins
It seems I go through this mental exercise every spring, wondering where all the robins are going. Just outside the room where our home computer...
April 30, 2013 - 7:51am
April 2, 2013
Author finds species at heart of controversy
Last Saturday was such a beautiful day the urge to get out and walk around was overwhelming. Given all the early migratory birds being spotted...
April 2, 2013 - 2:05pm
July 21, 2010
Flight Lines: By nature or man, a wing must produce lift
You'd think by now this whole flying thing would be figured out. It's not. Credit to the first great thinkers to ponder the possibility of...
July 21, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Mystery of bird migration part of the charm
There is much yet to know about bird migration. Oh sure, we've come a long way since the days of faulty beliefs such as swallows hibernating...
June 9, 2010 - 9:28am
October 15, 2009
A bluebird of another stripe shows up in Cass County
There is a basic and centuries old principle familiar to anyone who has taken a class in economics; something called the law of diminishing returns....
October 15, 2009 - 12:00am
October 1, 2009
Bias difficult trait to overcome in approach to outdoors
There is a reasonable and valid explanation why Lady Justice is often depicted wearing a blindfold in addition to hefting the scales of justice...
October 1, 2009 - 12:00am
September 17, 2009
Streams of raptors are possible in fall; Identifying hawks on the wing a challenge
Sometimes they come in bunches, often they are singles. Some are neatly packaged in a tight, folded tuck piercing the air like a missile while...
September 17, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2009
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 20, 2009
Killdeer relative known for long-distance migration
The nesting season is all but over for the vast majority of birds in the Northern Hemisphere. Many finished the business of gene perpetuation...
August 20, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2009
Strong connection between Internet and birding
Type the word "birding" into the popular Google search engine and hit the enter key. The results show about nine million web pages available...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
Some colors dependent on food source
You are what you eat. Or at least that's what we've heard all our lives. Of course it's not meant in a literal sense. I don't consider myself...
July 23, 2009 - 10:12am