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Don't forget the venison sausage contest
Don't forget -- deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, to enter the News Tribune's Great Venison Sausage Contest. A panel of judges will gather at the News Tribune on Wednesday to taste-test entries and...
12/6/13 at 2:45 PM Spearing restrictions lifted on 12 Minnesota lakes 12/2/13 at 12:52 PM
Smooth ice on Lake of the Woods 11/27/13 at 8:21 PM
stay safe this weekend
State Game and Fish Department officials are cautioning hunters to be wary of where they hunt, as late-season weather is freezing North Dakotas small and mid-sized waters, giving the appearance of saf...
12/6/13 at 8:53 AM tentative opening dates for 2014 12/4/13 at 5:39 AM
Advisory Board meetings-reschedule 12/3/13 at 5:55 AM
Digging out, gearing up on Lake of the Woods
The storm that dumped upwards of a foot of snow across vast parts of the region might be good for skiing and snowmobiling, but it couldnt have come at a worse time for lakes that were just setting up ...
12/5/13 at 2:43 PM N.D. Game and Fish postpones Tuesday night meeting in Minto until Dec. 9 12/2/13 at 10:20 AM
Northwest Minnesota wolf harvest well below quota 11/22/13 at 5:50 PM
'Tis the Season for Weatherization
On May 2, 2013, the daytime high temperature in Grand Forks hovered at only 38 degrees, nearly thirty degrees below normal. Just eleven days later on May 13, the city saw the mercury rise to 91. North...
11/26/13 at 4:08 PM What's Up Wednesday! 10/23/13 at 1:31 PM
Home Improvement: Landscape Your Way to Energy Savings 10/16/13 at 2:09 PM
"-30-" is the way we old-school journalists used to let our editors know we were at the end of our story. We wrote our stories on these curious devices known as "typewriters." They were pretty neat. ...
11/20/13 at 4:23 PM Gone South 11/16/13 at 11:52 AM
Twin Cities oasis 11/14/13 at 4:58 PM
Speak up, public
A public meeting will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday to discuss a Mini Master Plan for Duluths Hartley Park. The meeting will be held at Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave. The City of Dulut...
11/18/13 at 11:00 PM Sharing the harvest 11/15/13 at 11:00 PM
Ice houses on parade 11/6/13 at 11:00 PM
It's Holiday Time
Holiday Message If we all could take a minute away from personal attacks, maybe we could focus...even for a second...on something much more important. I would like to take this time, to focus on somet...
11/12/13 at 4:12 PM I Admit It...Men Mess It Up! 12/26/12 at 1:47 PM
The View From The Edge of Fargo 9/4/12 at 2:54 PM
Learning to Shoot Zombies
I learned to shoot over the weekend, with the help of my colleague, Logan Adams. While I'm not sure if I ever hit the target with the larger guns (that's larger in physical size, not um, bullet size),...
6/26/13 at 9:00 AM Update: Do Foxes Climb Trees? 12/30/09 at 3:18 AM
Holy Carp and Other Fish Tails 6/22/09 at 11:00 PM
An easy afternoon getaway to Turtle River State Park
Todays blog is written by Michaela Schell, a local writer and business professional. If you are looking for an afternoon outdoors, Grand Forks is a city filled with parks and activities to soak up th...
5/28/13 at 10:03 AM The 2013 Official Visitors Guide to Greater Grand Forks has arrived 1/27/13 at 5:59 PM
ENDRacing's Iceman Triathlon is coming our way 1/10/13 at 12:53 PM
Legislative notebook: Farmers want clarification
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Farmers are not sure how much more they will be taxed after the Democratic-controlled Legislature adopted a $2 billion tax increase. It appears that farmers will pay ...
5/21/13 at 12:12 AM Legacy funding debate splits urban and rural senators 5/15/13 at 7:26 PM
Legislative notebook: Monday deadline ready to fall 4/28/12 at 9:47 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Winter Visitor...
12/28/12 at 6:41 AM
Areavoices Digest #81 - Tatted Lace and more
Happy soon-to-be 4th of July everyone! When you're not out barbecuing or watching fireworks, be sure to check out some of our newest and hottest blogs on Areavoices, including a brand-new-to-our-plat...
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5 Rainy day activities to try with your kids!
Sometimes waking up to a rainy day can seem like it will dampen your day, but it doesn't have to. Here are some rainy day activities to try with your young kids. 1. Read the story, The Little Engin...
6/13/12 at 9:06 AM
We Went Catfishing
I did something last night that I've never done before. I went fishing on the Red River for the elusive catfish. And I brought Red Sox and Blonde Daughter with as we fished under the direction of Ca...
8/23/11 at 10:40 AM
Now, to convince Adam to keep his digging to the sandbox....
My good parenting is done for the day - I FINALLY gardened with my kids. I am always hesitant to put the first seeds into the ground, since North Dakota is famous for late spring blizzards. My mom ta...
5/20/11 at 5:15 PM