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Obama to showcase TPP after trade deal demonized in campaign
New Sandy Hook school, site of 2012 massacre, blends safety, nature in design
Clinton gets down to business with Rust Belt trip
Police seek information on injured kittens found on Minn.-Wis. bridge
Bird food industry flying high
Fargo restaurateur plans to open Thai eatery in Bemidji
Tech share, muted GDP growth push S&P 500 to record
Farm King closing S.D. store
Microsoft to cut an additional 2,850 jobs
U.S. jobless claims increase; labor market still strong
Chief's Corner: Truly, thank you
Cartoon: July 27, 2016
The Land of 10,000 Dreams
Thank you from the Schultz family
Schools of Thought: Sport Transcends
Growing Summer Arts Intensive production group to play “Hair”
Nursery News (7-20-16)
Nursery News (7-13-16)
Brennan takes position at NDSU Extension Service
Yard of the Month
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News (April 27, 2016)
Library News: April 20, 2016
Singer comes home on a high note
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
Elden E. Theurer
William "Billy" Bolken
Janice E. Molstad
Eric N. Sayler
July 1, 2016
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
FARGO - Northland Outdoors Television, the newest venture from one of the upper Midwest’s premier outdoors content brand, will debut on Fox...
July 1, 2016 - 2:22pm
November 23, 2011
Nature's cadence noticeably slower as season changes
We may not hear it but it's evident among the drifts of dried and fallen leaves. It's readily apparent in the icy sheets forming and flowing...
November 23, 2011 - 8:06am
July 20, 2011
An introduction to the complexities of molt
If you hang around the bird-watching hobby long enough there are a number of themes which you will find unavoidable. As much as you want to just...
July 20, 2011 - 8:43am
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
May 26, 2010
Flight Lines: Real nature often harsh, not always happily-ever-after
Early one morning last week I walked up the steps of a neighbor's house. Out of the corner of my eye I noticed movement. A moment later there...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
April 28, 2010
Flight Lines: Wildlife spectacle of prairie chickens just a quick phone call away
Right off the top of my head, I can think of five avian species that have become extinct north of Mexico since Europeans first stepped ashore...
April 28, 2010 - 9:34am
March 31, 2010
Flight Lines: Waterfowl migration hard to miss throughout the region
It started about 10 days ago with a phone call from a friend who found himself just south of West Fargo. In a rather excited tone he related...
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
Flight Lines: Mealworms add dimension when feeding birds
I'll likely never see bluebirds in my yard. The best I can hope for is a lucky fleeting glimpse of a flyover during migration, but the birds...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2010
Flight lines: Falling short of county bird challenge
It had been accomplished twice in the past, once in 2005 in Burleigh County, and again in 2007 in McHenry County. But no one that we know of...
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 6, 2010
Short-eared owl: The "other" prairie owl
A red-tailed hawk, the most widespread soaring hawk (buteo) on this continent, is more likely to be seen in the open country than in the middle...
January 6, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2009
Plan now for wildlife-centric landscaping
About noon this past Monday a magical event occurred. It went largely unnoticed and uncelebrated by most, but it had a hemisphere-wide impact...
December 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2009
Lull in season no reason to stay indoors
It may have happened to me before but I can't recall. Certainly it's rarely experienced even during this season. But happen it did. Late last...
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am