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Fargo school official to lead national athletic administrators group
Bird count set for Wednesday in Icelandic State Park
Cohasset man dies in vehicle accident in drainage ditch near Hector
Flooded hemp market could weigh on ND production
ND oil production up 7 percent; record natural gas production stresses infrastructure
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
Doctor who was disciplined now plans new Moorhead clinic
How we pay for care evolving balance between public and private payments
What to get your favorite Philadelphia Eagles fan for Christmas
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Heitkamp sends email to constituents retracting misleading tax reform talking point
Why do farmers have barns? Obvious (or not)
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp continues to use bogus, retracted talking point about tax reform
Bonds, Boundaries, and Budgets --EMDASH-- Challenges of a Growing District
Commentary: Heitkamp should apologize for tax reform tweet
Memorial service for homeless to be held Thursday
Early success reported in Fargo radio announcer's kidney transplant
More kids in F-M apartments: Some families content renting, others dream of homeownership
Fargo Theatre hosting free holiday concerts
Popular Fargo bar manager, near death, makes turnaround
UND to face another big, physical national basketball power
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Packers boys basketball pulls out physical win over Grand Forks Red River
The 'other' Wentz: Often in the shadows of cousin Carson, Connor fulfills a valuable role for the Bison football team
Bison defense goes from facing one extreme to the other in FCS semifinals
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
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
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Norma Sylvia (Wisted) Sather
Luella M. Emmil
Floyd "Mike" Nesemeier
June 25, 2009
Detailed rules govern the counting of birds
Collections mean things to people. I'm no psychologist but I suppose they represent order for folks; some way of making sense of disparate items...
June 25, 2009 - 12:00am
June 12, 2009
Philadelphia vireo flies under the radar
One of the appeals of destinations such as Yellowstone National Park is the better-than-even chance of seeing any of a number of spectacular...
June 12, 2009 - 9:25am
May 28, 2009
Radar used by more than just weather watchers
Just a couple weeks ago an interesting little story caught my eye on the front page of the Forum. Dave Olson's piece described a certain peregrine...
May 28, 2009 - 12:00am
May 14, 2009
State and city laws prohibit river dumping
Several years ago I read a published journal written by Maj. Stephen Long, an Army officer stationed at Ft. Snelling, Minnesota. The book was...
May 14, 2009 - 10:53am
April 30, 2009
There's something about that first warbler
Now that we seem to have put the bulk of winter behind us, we can all look toward spring with welcome expectation. Hip pocket indicators abound,...
April 30, 2009 - 12:00am
April 16, 2009
Migrating birds appear to follow our rivers
Take a look at a map of the local area and a person finds quite a few towns situated along or near a flowing piece of water. The reason is obvious....
April 16, 2009 - 12:36pm
April 2, 2009
The forces of nature not necessarily negotiable
The day of September 11, 2001 was surreal. When images and sounds of the terrorist attacks on our nation began to stream across every available...
April 2, 2009 - 8:30am
March 19, 2009
Committee governs American bird names
Leaf through the journals of Lewis and Clark and a person cannot help but be struck by a number of things. Mainly, the meticulous recordkeeping...
March 19, 2009 - 12:00am
March 5, 2009
An appearance from 'the artful dodger'
We can loosely separate the diurnal (daytime) raptors into three groups. First are the soaring hawks (buteos) and eagles. We've all seen them....
March 5, 2009 - 1:35pm
February 19, 2009
Conjecture reigns when interpreting animal behavior
Easily the most studied animals on the planet are we humans. As a species, we've been picked at, poked, and prodded for centuries. You'd think...
February 19, 2009 - 4:11pm
February 5, 2009
Wintering bird known for huge gatherings
In keeping with human nature, we sort, rank, and categorize nearly everything in our lives. It serves to keep ideas neat and orderly giving us...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Encountering the 'winsome' charmer
It was the 25th day of November, 1985. I know because I wrote it down. As a young lieutenant in the Air Force, I was assigned to the 325th Bombardment...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
SAD sufferers look forward to longer days
According to the Farmer's Almanac, the sun rose today in West Fargo at 8:11, a minute later than it did on December 21, the shortest day of calendar...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Books make great gifts for fans of natural history
We made it. Christmas is finally here. Today we can all take a step back, breathe a sigh of relief, and wonder how we made it through the hustle...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
Good winter for siskins plus a chance to count them
I'm not exactly sure of Ron Pittaway's background other than he's from Ontario and he is (apparently) a field ornithologist. What I am sure about...
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am