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South Dakota man charged for allegedly stealing thousands from grandmother
Semi driver ID’d in fatal crash on Highway 2 in western North Dakota
Bismarck stalking, child porn case moved to federal court
Kilbourne aims to lessen impact on downtown traffic while building Block 9 tower
Unexpected plumbing issue closes Fargo driver's license office temporarily
Construction to begin on Belfield refinery in western North Dakota
Enbridge will give Minnesota landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
North Dakota state wages up for first time in three years
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
Developing markets on a 'vegetable oasis in the middle of a cattle ranch'
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Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
Commentary: The reported local cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Fargo was inflated, actually 'closer to $10,000'
Commentary: Here’s something everyone seems to be overlooking in the (mostly) political hysteria over soybeans
Commentary: Are capricious state regulators contributing to ND's child care shortage?
Commentary: New Cramer ad features President Trump riding herd on Senator Heidi Heitkamp
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Karate instructor starts fundraiser to help family who lost everything in Watford City tornado
Piece by piece, North Dakota joins competitive jigsaw puzzle world with inaugural competition
‘She always took the time’: Patients’ families, colleagues surprise 40-year NICU nurse with a party
Fargo lemonade stand raising money for United Way makes almost $4,500
What the public should know about this year's AirSho July 28-29
City players make impact on Shrine Bowl all-star football game
All-metro lineup helps Class A boys avoid sweep in Lions All-Star basketball series
Carson Wentz gets married
And they're off: Live horse racing makes hot return to Fargo
East Coast wrestler's GoFundMe, hard work helps him make it to nationals in Fargo
Paramotor pilots take in unique views from tiniest of aircraft
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
home & garden
red river valley fair
Father-son duo aren’t limited by same-old fishing routine
Nice walleyes, lots of bass greet anglers in Ontario waters
Better fishing access to Sakakawea part of House appeal of rule
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
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July 11, 2018
LISTEN: Flight Lines, there's more to birding than migration
"It's over Johnny." Cinephiles on top of their games may recall this movie line spoken by Col. Trautmann (Richard Crenna) to John Rambo (Sylvester...
July 11, 2018 - 5:36am
June 5, 2018
At least one peregrine hatches at UND water tower
GRAND FORKS—The peregrine falcons nesting atop the University of North Dakota water tower appear to have at least one baby, observers say....
June 5, 2018 - 5:08pm
December 15, 2017
Bird count set for Wednesday in Icelandic State Park
CAVALIER, N.D. — The annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, in Icelandic State Park, about 5½ miles west of Cavalier on North Dakota Highway 5. Jay Wessel's Game Management Area will be the center of the count area,...
December 15, 2017 - 10:30pm
December 9, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! I know this makes two woodpeckers in a row. And yeah, I remember the fuss some of you made about a series of owls as bird of...
December 9, 2017 - 4:42pm
November 26, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Turkey – or dinosaur – for dinner?
This is Thanksgiving season and so the turkey must be bird of the week. No other bird is so closely associated with any day as the turkey. Nor...
November 26, 2017 - 6:03am
November 19, 2017
Always in Season: Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
The evening grosbeak is often a spoiler and always a thrill — a spoiler because it is always keenly anticipated but seldom shows up, and...
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
October 29, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Harbingers of winter show up here
The American tree sparrow is misnamed and misplaced. It is an American bird, sure enough, and it is a sparrow. But the American tree sparrow...
October 29, 2017 - 6:19am
October 8, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
If you want to see a flicker, look on the ground and look soon. Flickers are moving south. The flicker is a species of woodpecker, but no matter....
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
August 26, 2017
Waxwing salvages eclipse experience
The cedar waxwing is always a welcome bird, and never more so than at noon Monday of last week. That was Solar Eclipse Day, and Suezette and...
August 26, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
The red-tailed hawk is easily the most common raptor in this part of the world, and it is most conspicuous in late August, as young-of-the year...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
GRAND FORKS — Last week, I kept company with hummingbirds. It was accidental, really. The hummingbirds happened to be where I was —...
August 13, 2017 - 7:15am
August 6, 2017
Birding: The American coot is no 'odd duck'
American coots hang out with ducks, and so it is tempting to describe the coot as an odd duck. But the coot is not a duck at all but a member...
August 6, 2017 - 4:01pm
July 30, 2017
Always in Season: Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
Birds and landscapes are bound together. Landscape is habitat, and in landscapes, birds are punctuation marks. The bird that rose from the great...
July 30, 2017 - 5:36pm
July 23, 2017
Always in Season: Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
Goldfinch season is either coming or going, depending on your point of view. From the goldfinch's point of view, it's coming on, but from the...
July 23, 2017 - 1:35pm
July 9, 2017
Always in Season: Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
The upland sandpiper is different from other birds in several respects. To begin with, it has two common names. For the last 30 years or so,...
July 9, 2017 - 1:20pm