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Facing deficit, creative job shifting helps school district keep budget out of the red
Man found dead in Mississippi River
Legislature, Dayton take defunding veto to court
Chisholm man pleads guilty in trapping case
DNR officers will be on the lookout for BWIs during Fourth
New Perspective opens with focus on successful aging
How to hang on to millennial workers, according to millennials
Bobcat unveils building renovated for 'innovative and collaborative culture'
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Port: Lawmakers right to sue Burgum
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Port: Kevin Cramer says Democrats caught in "academic bubble" where "socialism makes sense"
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Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Family's long travels to Maris tourney in Fargo is a 'ritual'
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Lynx rally past winless Stars
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
Pauline C. Geck
March 9, 2011
Shake off those winter woes: A spring smorgasbord awaits
For the first time in memory, I'm ready to hang up my ice fishing gear and transition to the soft water while there still remains plenty of ice...
March 9, 2011 - 12:00am
Open Season: A frosty jaunt
It was utterly silent, cold and black. But we loved it. My dog, Remy, and I were making our usual trek through Fargo's Trefoil Park. We intersect...
February 9, 2011 - 12:00am
December 29, 2010
Open Season: The Horace Dog Whisperer and a Christmas rooster hunt
A mile down the snow-covered gravel road, I contemplated my sanity. In the gray glow of a cloud-covered dawn, it was tough to tell where road...
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am
December 15, 2010
Open Season: Dark Continent, bright memories
Hunters dream about it. Theodore Roosevelt loved it so much that he wrote a book on it. Today, outdoors television shows can bring you there...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
Open Season: Random ramblings as weather turns wintry
Like so many outdoor-loving folks in the northland, I'm met with a dilemma once winter hits: How best do I spend my time? I consider early...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Remy Tales: Dog knows best
Emerging from the dense woods, I spotted the last known location of the downed Ruffed grouse. The bird was gone - vanished. I closed my eyes,...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
Open Season: Cleanliness is next to gun-liness
When my wife works weeknights at Sanford, I have a routine: watch hunting shows, clean my guns (if needed) and play with the pooch. Last Tuesday...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
Open Season: Waterfowl opener slow, but still worth remembering
"You know what we should do next year?" my uncle, Paul Drechsel, asked before biting off another hunk of deep-fried duck. "Bring a bottle of...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
Pheasants Forever to host youth outdoors activities day
Two area Pheasants Forever chapters are joining forces to support their organization's "No Child Left Indoors" initiative. The Dakota East Central and Ransom County Chapters of Pheasants Forever are hosting a North Dakota Youth Outdoor Activity Day on Saturday, Sept.
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Open Season: Multiple mallards, mosquitoes, misses part of August goose hunt
For some reason, my head was foggy. It could have been over-caffeination from a gut-rotting combination of coffee and energy drink, or from...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
Local Pheasants Forever chapter to host banquet Sept. 9 at Legends in West Fargo
There is simple arithmetic involved when figuring out how to increase wild game populations: more habitat equals more wildlife. Though simple...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Open Season: Early goose season offers hunting opportunity - but bring sunscreen
It's getting to be that time of year again. Time to dust off the scattergun and get ready for waterfowl hunting. If you're not prepared for...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
Midwest Waterfowl Fest to be held Aug. 13-14 at Scheels
The region's largest waterfowl festival is coming up just in time for North Dakota's early goose hunting season. The Midwest Waterfowl Fest...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
Open Season: This new dog owner learning right along with pup
The first time we saw the puppy, my wife, Erin, and I knew he was ours. It was late June, and we were at Top Shelf Kennels in Horace, N.D....
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
North Dakota deer gun lottery held, approximately 31,000 antlerless licenses remain
North Dakota's deer gun lottery has been held and individual results are available at the state Game and Fish Department's website at gf.nd.gov. Successful applicants will receive their license in the mail in mid-July. The first lottery application process - deer gun, muzzleloader,...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am