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Indians shut out Cubs in World Series opener
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Hard-working LaVine silences critics with play in first two seasons
The Vikings sack difference: 19 for defense, 14 for offense
Late summer early fall notes
'Walking Dead' star among paranormal convention-goers in Mahnomen
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
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Red River Valley Fair
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Ruth E. Anderson
Gail R. Washburn
Jerald "JD" Thone
October 21, 2016
Body of missing Fargo man found in Red River
FARGO — Police here recovered the body of a man who was reported missing by his family during a search of the Red River. Scott Michael Fonder,...
October 21, 2016 - 1:59pm
October 15, 2016
Man sets out to claim world pumpkin paddling record on the Red River
GRAND FORKS — Rick Swenson admits he's not an accomplished paddler. A canoe trip and some kayaking, and that's about it. The sailing—er,...
October 15, 2016 - 3:27pm
October 13, 2016
Fergus Falls man to ride giant pumpkin down Red River to break world record
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—A Fergus Falls, Minn., man who grows giant pumpkins is hoping to earn a place in the Guinness Book of World Records....
October 13, 2016 - 9:06pm
August 27, 2016
Will Devils Lake and the Red River Valley flood?
DEVILS LAKE, N.D.—The excess rain this year is one ingredient needed for spring flooding, and as residents wonder if Devils Lake could...
August 27, 2016 - 2:15pm
July 25, 2016
Grand Forks officials suspend search for swimmer in Red River
GRAND FORKS -- Grand Forks area rescue crews suspended the search Monday for a swimmer reported to have been swept away in the river early Friday...
July 25, 2016 - 4:04pm
September 29, 2015
Blocked extra point sinks Sheyenne in loss to Red River
WEST FARGO – With 53 seconds left in the game and the West Fargo Sheyenne Mustangs down 7-6 to Grand Forks Red River, the Mustangs just needed...
September 29, 2015 - 5:14pm
February 13, 2015
Girls basketball: Grand Forks Red River 82, West Fargo Sheyenne 44
Site: West Fargo Sheyenne High School Highlights: Allison Hillebrand was the top scorer for the Roughriders with 23 points. The Mustangs were led by Kierra Freih with 15 points. Records: WFS 0-17, 0-16 EDC; GFRR 13-4, 13-3. Half: GFRR 48, WFS 19 GFRR: Burr 9, Burian...
February 13, 2015 - 10:53pm
December 12, 2014
Boys hockey: Grand Forks Red River 4, West Fargo 2
Site: Purpur Arena, Grand Forks Highlights: Brock Montgomery scored two goals to carry the Roughriders. Grant Lind and Jake Hoy each scored a goal for the Packers. Records: WF 2-3 (2-1 ER) FIRST PERIOD: 1, GFRR, Leach (Miller, Haley) 3:56. SECOND PERIOD: 2, GFRR,...
December 12, 2014 - 9:43pm
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
March 28, 2012
Nice to breathe easy during 'flood season'
Did you hear the big news? The Red River crested already. Yup, on Sunday, March 18, the mighty Red topped out just below 18 feet. Talk about anticlimactic; flooding was such a non subject, most residents probably didn't even realize there was any crest whatsoever. But hey,...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
April 7, 2011
FLOOD UPDATE: Red continues rapid rise as Fargo mulls building levees higher
FARGO - With the Red River continuing a rapid rise, Fargo officials say they are monitoring conditions to determine whether the city will build levees to 42 feet. The Red's latest reading was 35.14 feet at 8:15 a.m., up .16 in an hour.
April 7, 2011 - 9:49am
June 2, 2010
Fargo Parks to host fishing derby, clinic
Bring your fishing rod and try to land a big one at the Lil' Fisherman Derby & Clinic, hosted by the Fargo Park District, from 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, June 7 at Dike East. The clinic will be first from 5-6 p.m. and the derby will follow from 6-7:30 p.m. Participate in the Clinic and...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 24, 2010
Fiscal fishing: Pouring sinkers both easy, economical
Besides dealing with the occasional flood, living in the Red River Valley has its perks. For starters, the fertile waters of the north-bound...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
Red hits major flood stage in Fargo
The Red River rose above 30 feet overnight in Fargo, putting it at major flood stage, according to river data from the National Weather Service. At about 8 p.m., the Red was at 29.06 feet. Nearly 8 hours later at 3:30 a.m., it pushed to 30.01 feet. Major flood stage in Fargo is 30...
March 17, 2010 - 8:51am
March 15, 2010
FLOOD UPDATE: ND National Guard personnel mobilized for flood duty
FARGO -- The North Dakota National Guard will begin mobilizing soldiers and airman to begin flood operations for Region 4 today and tomorrow. Region 4 consists of the following counties in southeast North Dakota: Steele, Traill, Barnes, Cass, Ransom, Sargent and Richland. "Three-hundred...
March 15, 2010 - 12:17pm