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Make Hillary likable again: Democrats seek to recast Clinton
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Wall Street declines as earnings take center stage
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Brewing up options: Four new craft beer businesses to open in F-M area this year
Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
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
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Brennan takes position at NDSU Extension Service
Yard of the Month
Scholars: July 6, 2016
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
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Singer comes home on a high note
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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
September 26, 2012
In dry times, try offering water to birds
It's called the "universal solvent," if I can maintain the thin threads of foggy memory from high school science class; so named for its unparalleled...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
Arctic-nesting shorebird passes by on its way to Argentina
From a still and benign assemblage of cluttered stones, plants, and grass, a pale form moves haltingly. Soon it becomes apparent to the onlooker...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
Persistence produces two alpine bird species
Several winters ago I found myself in Colorado just a stone's throw from Guanella Pass. This location - aaccording to Holt's A Birder's Guide...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
Lowly ants play important natural role
Motel maids are not usually considered integral to the success or failure of an economy. Likewise perhaps, the garbage worker, the septic tank...
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Many benefits evident in growing wild plants
It all starts with green plants. They are the direct beneficiaries of the sun's benevolent and life-giving rays, magically, silently divining...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Two midsummer reads worth your time
I buy more books than I read. I'd like to think I will get around to them all at one point in my life but let's be realistic, I won't. Two things...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 4, 2012
Flight Lines: Eurasian species shows up, but is it welcome?
Mention the phrase "invasive species" in the presence of a biologist and she'll usually respond with elevated blood pressure, a knitted brow,...
July 4, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Open Season: Subtle start to dog training
My dog's breeder, Jeff Jalbert of Top Shelf Kennels in Horace, gave me a sideways glance as he set down his Busch Light on the polished wooden...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
Local dog training club to host youth hunt, outdoors day
The Red River Valley Chapter of the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA) is offering a unique opportunity for area youths. The...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Flight Lines: Little discoveries on the North Dakota prairie
"I doubt it." That was my answer to the question, "Do you think these caterpillars are eating lichens?" Sure there were quite a few of them...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
True dog days of summer
On Saturday, it was 95 degrees as gusting winds blew heat like a hairdryer set on "inferno." By Sunday morning, people donned light jackets...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Flight Lines: Elusive flycatcher found near West Fargo
Last Sunday I asked for a copy of North Dakota's most recent record of Acadian flycatcher (Empidonax virescens); it soon arrived via email. In...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Open Season: Wind, waves, walleyes sure signs of spring
The wind whipped Ottertail Lake into a wave-riddled froth resembling an army of white-helmeted soldiers marching to war. Then the trolling...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Flight Lines: No mystery, now is the height of songbird migration
Dates are important. Always have been; just ask Julius Caesar about the Ides of March. Whether to recognize birthdays or anniversaries, or to...
May 23, 2012 - 9:27am
May 16, 2012
Open Season: Follow the catfish food chain
Fishing is as simple or complicated as a person makes it. In its most basic form, willing a creature to ingest a dangling bait can mean nothing...
May 16, 2012 - 8:26am