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SD man violated no-contact order, killed woman by asphyxiation, police say
City hires consulting firm to study pay scales
North Dakota granted Real ID waiver
ND state agencies take action after opioid exec order from Burgum
Detroit Lakes ice palace committee moving forward with plans even though 'St. Paul couldn't get it done'
Come for the booze, stay for the food at these 5 local pubs
Beyond Running opens, to hold grand opening event later this month
Fargo's Downtown Community Partnership hires new president and CEO
Maximum Performance & Fitness expected to open WF location in December
Lululemon store is coming to West Acres
Commentary: Poll: 42 percent of North Dakotans say they’re less likely to vote for Heitkamp if she opposes Trump tax plan
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
Column: Public servants hostile to openness aren't worthy of public service
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Sellout politics led to an early hunting opener, but it's not a good thing
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
Sophie's season: The Johnsons’ Brittany bounced back from a severe injury and still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
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
Young Packer girls cross country team ranked among best in state
Packers, Mustangs take football wins
Sports Calendar for Oct. 18, 2017
Beske takes third, Mustang doubles team grabs upset at boys tennis state tournament
No resolutions after NFL meets with players union
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
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
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
To feed or not to feed
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
Ione A. Johnson
Alvin H. Zaeske
Linda R. Rieniets
February 5, 2017
Always in Season: Few redpolls show up so far this winter
GRAND FORKS — This week's bird of the week looks quite a lot like last week's bird of the week, and the house finch and the common redpoll...
February 5, 2017 - 3:37pm
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 1, 2017
2016: The outdoors in review
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota's first confirmed wolverine since the mid-1800s made news in 2016, and elk research projects were underway on...
January 1, 2017 - 11:43am
December 25, 2016
For 6-year-old boy, trip to Lake of the Woods more than ice fishing excursion
BAUDETTE, Minn.—The thought of ice fishing on a morning when the air temperature is 26 below zero might seem like insanity to the uninitiated,...
December 25, 2016 - 2:55pm
Dokken: Minnesota has new 'pout king
Brent Getzler admits he was hoping for a big walleye Monday when he felt the weight of a heavy fish at the end of the line north of Pine Island...
December 25, 2016 - 11:44am
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 18, 2016
New venture on Lake Winnipeg: Heated permanent ice shacks now for rent
Anyone who's ever fished Lake Winnipeg through the ice knows how challenging and intimidating it can be for the do-it-yourself angler, especially...
December 18, 2016 - 7:10am
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
Parents, grandparents talk about the special bond that comes from sharing the hunting tradition
DRAYTON, N.D. — Randy Schuster was in the deer stand with his 5-year-old grandson, Rylan Nord, early one afternoon during North Dakota's...
December 17, 2016 - 5:40pm
December 4, 2016
When the lakes freeze, these are the places where the fish are hiding
GRAND FORKS — Mother Nature is playing it cruel instead of cool with ice fishing fanatics again this year, and it looks as if the popular...
December 4, 2016 - 5:56pm
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
Dokken: Duck packs a load of data
Rob Vollrath has bagged his share of banded ducks and geese over the years, but nothing like the mallard he shot Oct. 28 in northern North Dakota....
November 27, 2016 - 11:32am
November 20, 2016
Dokken: Portable shack serves as deer season home
There's something magical about a hunting camp in the north woods, a point that was driven home several times again during this year's deer season....
November 20, 2016 - 10:54am
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