RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
We got our rain after your fields took what they needed, plus a
little extra. It seems whatever rain crosses Carrington, North Dakota
ends up here, Dave. We've had a about two and a quarte... Posted on 6/17/12 at 5:40 AM
STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT They say "phee-bee," I hear "sweet-tee."
I'mnot as avid a bird watcher as some, but I do like to spy on the wrens who for the past few years have built a nest inside the hollow crossbow of our clothesline pole. The bed sheets have mainly gon... Posted on 6/9/11 at 9:43 AM
The Grand Forks region is in the middle of the bird migration season right now and, on a good day, a diligent bird watcher can spot numerous species from water birds in the river to raptors high in the sky.
Lisa Gulya and Tu-Uyen Tran, Herald Staff Writers
, May 26, 2011
Wildlife experts and enthusiasts say there are encouraging early signs that Minnesota's loons and other migratory birds fared well while wintering in the Gulf of Mexico following last summer's massive oil spill, although they say it's too early to be sure.
There he is, sitting on the elevated hawk-counting platform at Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve. He wears his Swarovski 10-by-42 EL binoculars, but he is not an official counter. He's on nobody's payroll. He wears no name tag, bears no official title.
Scams: North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said scam artists are calling telephone subscribers falsely claiming they are with the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation and that criminal charges against the potential victims would be removed for a fee of $500.
Herald staff and wire reports
, December 16, 2009
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