Skip to main content
West Fargo Pioneer
Fargo judge calls for overhaul of system meant to rehabilitate probationers
UPDATE: Fire doesn't appear suspicious as Wahpeton home seriously damaged
Western Minnesota town's residents seek to help fearful immigrants
Three veterans airlifted after Memorial Day crash in van with 5 other Legion members in far northern Minnesota
Three vehicles stolen, five damaged at ND auto dealership
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
New Fargo marketing firm offers clients space to better connect with consumers
Open house for Schacher slated
New candy shop adds something sweet to downtown Fargo boutique
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
Port: Numbers support Heitkamp defense against Democratic Party faction
Port: Thank the government for protecting you from low milk prices
Port: Sen. Heitkamp condemns 'dark money' in politics despite it paying for ads touting her re-election
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
Community High School names Pedersen as Student of the Month
Nursery News (5-24-17)
Week in History: May 24, 2017
Island Lake gives up 30-inch walleye on opening weekend
Opening Day at Newman Outdoor Field begins early
Lynx remain perfect with win over Stars
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
Researchers wire up Grand Forks catfish
Ramirez goal lifts Minnesota United FC over Orlando City SC
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
William (Bill) Kelly
May 28, 2017
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
The sora is a surprising bird. Here is what The American Museum of Natural History, in "Birds of North America," has to say about the bird: "Despite...
May 28, 2017 - 3:31pm
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 14, 2017
Always in season: Mike Jacobs: Birds compete for nesting sites
GILBY, N.D. — A kind of competition has developed between the birds. It involves barn swallows and eastern phoebes, and the stakes are...
May 14, 2017 - 7:14am
May 7, 2017
Always in Season: Snipe call attention to themselves
Here at Magpie Ridge west of Gilby, N.D., where I watch most of my birds and where no magpie has been seen for many months: Here the bird of...
May 7, 2017 - 3:21pm
May 5, 2017
Secretive saw-whet owls nesting in backyard a rare sight for eastern ND
GRAND FORKS—Dave Lambeth, often called the "dean of Grand Forks birdwatchers," can be excused for feeling like he just won the birding...
May 5, 2017 - 3:26pm
April 30, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Mike Jacobs: Hermit thrushes 'fall' into Grand Forks
The bird to associate with last week's weather is the hermit thrush. This thrush is an early migrant. It's not abundant, by any means, but sometimes...
April 30, 2017 - 6:42am
April 10, 2017
Male Crookston peregrine has Fargo origin; uncertain where female was hatched
A story is beginning to emerge on the peregrine falcons that have taken up residence in a nest box atop an elevator on the south side of Crookston....
April 10, 2017 - 8:39pm
April 9, 2017
Always in Season: Too many snow geese fill the sky
It's about 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning. I'm on North Dakota Highway 1 about 9 miles southwest of Cooperstown, N.D., and there are about 90,000...
April 9, 2017 - 9:46am
April 2, 2017
Always in Season: Meadowlarks signal spring
There are lots of signs of spring. No one of them is definitive, but taken together they are completely convincing. Probably the most familiar...
April 2, 2017 - 7:45pm
March 20, 2017
Agweek Editorial: Look for ways to help out those in need
Everyone in or around agriculture has been affected by catastrophe — a blizzard that buries the cows, a drought that shrivels the crops...
March 20, 2017 - 3:00am
March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
This is a good time of year to appreciate black-capped chickadees. They're conspicuous this time of year, but pretty soon they'll be hard to...
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
March 12, 2017
Always in Season: Early spring brings bald eagles
An adult bald eagle is a distinctive bird in every way, large and dark with brilliant white head and tail and great broad wings. The eagle's...
March 12, 2017 - 3:09pm
March 5, 2017
Always in Season: Signs of spring appear in the valley
Horned larks are back in the valley. Horned owls are back on their nests. These are signs of spring in the Red River Valley. Both are right on...
March 5, 2017 - 6:44pm
February 26, 2017
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Last week brought an influx of rough-legged hawks to our area that was both larger and earlier than expected. Matt Spoor alerted Grand Cities...
February 26, 2017 - 6:15pm
February 19, 2017
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
This week's bird mystery is the opposite of the one presented here last week. Last week, we had a bird that was seen and not heard; this week,...
February 19, 2017 - 3:31pm