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Mall of America seeks Writer-in-Residence to chronicle its 25th anniversary
Patrol says driver who slid off I-29 into water-filled ditch is in stable condition
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
After barrage of feedback, Osakis superintendent said photos not required to attend prom
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
FM News reopens in south Fargo with new owners
Fargo's Grazies Italian restaurant to reopen with new owner
Passenger boardings continue to fall at most ND airports
New store coming to former Moorhead Kmart building
West Fargo Applebee's goes out of business
Port: House votes to restrict civil asset forfeiture despite opposition from law enforcement
Port: Anger and insults in the ND House, casino suffers and wind industry targeted
Port: House votes to allow non-lethal weapons on drones after heated debate
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Mike Jacobs: Halftime at the Legislature, real game pending
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
Nursery News (2-15-17)
Nursery News (2-8-17)
Nursery News (1-18-17)
Nursery News (1-11-17)
Senior luncheon, baked potato feed coming up
Sansevere: Boucha legend taking documentary form for Warroad hockey
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
What does UND hockey team have to do to get in NCAAs?
Twins' Gibson hopes new motion will deliver healthier arm
Wild's Graovac focused on proving he belongs
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Red River Singles sets schedule
Lighting up the night
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Personal journeys now shared on website
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
Flight Lines: Difficult conditions don't stop local bird count; local birders take part in hemisphere-wide census
Cook: Some days just require a fire
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
Marcella Mae Heiden
Beverly Fern Lien
Frank L. Nickel
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