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'This is my wheelhouse': Emily Ford combines history, science and design in her role as Glensheen Mansion’s head gardener
Minnesota 'toolkit' addresses transgender issues
Meth still region's drug of choice, and it's gaining popularity
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
Building up the 'railroad': Tech conference touts ND's growth in high-speed internet
Sandy's Donuts offers same-day delivery, soon will be open Sundays
Informational meeting planned for proposed Devils Lake hog farm
Mayor says Duluth Trading Co. coming to West Fargo
'We could write a book': Stylists reminisce in advance of Village Hair Design's 30th anniversary
McFeely: Baseball slugger Giancarlo Stanton has a little Fargo in him
Port: Stop comparing violent Charlottesville counterprotesters to WWII Veterans
Port: Republican lawmakers to Library: Put those gay books back in the closet
Port: Rep. Cramer says 'liberal media' would have praised Trump's words on Charlottesville if they'd come from Obama
Port: North Dakota Republicans, Democrats get utterly uninspiring candidates for House and Senate races today
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
Nursery News (8-16-17)
Young trapshooters from Grand Forks Gun Club make their mark on a national level
Brad Dokken: New border crossing system goes online in Northwest Angle
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
Busch dominates for ninth NASCAR Xfinity win at Bristol
UND unveils new hockey jerseys
Glen Perkins makes emotional return to Twins bullpen after 16-month absence
Starting lineup 'a top priority' for Vikings LB Edmond Robinson
UND volleyball trying to stave off complacency
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
Flight Lines: The water giveth and it taketh away
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
LeRoy A. Bowman
Richard "Rick" Kramlich
James "Pat" Rufus
January 22, 2017
Always in Season: Owl season approaches
The sound of the great horned owl is a kind of anthem of a quiet winter evening, even a very cold winter evening. Suezette and I have heard...
January 22, 2017 - 11:55am
January 15, 2017
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
Dave Lambeth's review of Christmas Bird Count numbers pretty much confirmed that house sparrows are declining in Grand Forks. The number of...
January 15, 2017 - 10:37am
January 8, 2017
Always in Season: Buntings adorn the winter landscape
The scarcity of pine siskins reminds us that the appearance of many northern birds is unpredictable here. Some years, yes; some years, no or...
January 8, 2017 - 11:41am
January 1, 2017
Always in Season: Siskins are few as winter rages
Pine siskins have been few this season, with low numbers on some Christmas Bird Counts and one on others. But since one of the few showed up...
January 1, 2017 - 11:34am
December 25, 2016
Jacobs: Partridges evoke Christmas memories
The partridge is the bird of Christmas—the gray partridge, a bird of open country—not the partridge that haunts the North Woods....
December 25, 2016 - 10:46am
December 17, 2016
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Announcing a nuthatch watch; red-breasted nuthatch a likely species in Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Christmas Bird Count
GRAND FORKS — Old bones are cold bones, I've heard it said, and my old bones have been sticking pretty close to home. That's why I don't...
December 17, 2016 - 11:04pm
December 11, 2016
Always in Season: Canadians debate a national bird
There's a bird in Canada's future—a national bird. The Canadian Geographic Society last month recommended a bird to represent the country....
December 11, 2016 - 12:21pm
December 4, 2016
Always in Season: A rundown of winter woodpeckers
Two facts generally are known about the red-bellied woodpecker. One is that its belly is not red. This is undeniable; you can see it with your...
December 4, 2016 - 3:53pm
Dokken: A rewarding walk in the woods
The sun was shining after a couple of gray, dreary days, and my checklist of chores didn't include any jobs that wouldn't keep. There was only...
December 4, 2016 - 10:51am
November 27, 2016
Always in Season: The wild turkey survives by its wiles
The turkey on your table last week was hardly a bird at all. The modern turkey is a commercial crop, genetically engineered. Even the color has...
November 27, 2016 - 12:11pm
November 20, 2016
Jacobs: Goldfinches lead cavalcade of winter bird species
Not many species become "bird of the week" twice in one year, but the American goldfinch is a changeling, and so it earns the dual designation....
November 20, 2016 - 9:52am
November 13, 2016
Merganser makes a special day and place
The hooded merganser is a specialty of J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge. It nests elsewhere in North Dakota, including the Turtle Mountains...
November 13, 2016 - 10:54am
November 5, 2016
Early Los Angeles-area quakes linked with oil production
LOS ANGELES - Several damaging Los Angeles-area earthquakes of the 1920s and 1930s, including the deadliest ever in Southern California, may...
November 5, 2016 - 10:36am
October 16, 2016
After 2014 fire, a Minnesota forest begins to rebound
BELTRAMI ISLAND STATE FOREST, Minn.—Driving down a sandy stretch of the Black's Winner Forest Road, Charlie Tucker pointed out a sea of...
October 16, 2016 - 8:10am
Rusty blackbird seems to be slipping away
While I was going after the mail the other day, a flock of blackbirds settled into the shelterbelt. Most of them were red wings, as far as I...
October 16, 2016 - 7:06am