Skip to main content
Grand Forks Herald
Driver arrested after 140 mph chase has lengthy criminal history
Home intruder shot, killed in northern N.D.
Trump invites Netanyahu to Washington for visit
From bucks to Bullwinkle, animals are hungry this winter
Grand Forks wedding event fills alumni center with food, decor and more
crime and courts
Forsberg’s goals cap Nashville’s comeback at Wild
Towns lifts Wolves past Nuggets
Brady, Pats rout Steelers for another AFC title
Falcons flatten Packers to reach Super Bowl
Sunday's local clipboard
Three fun things to do in Grand Forks this weekend
HEALTH MATTERS: What's the story with strokes?
Marilyn Hagerty: Grand Forks favorites and a trip down memory lane
Roast with the most
CHEF JESS: Boozy bears
Life & Style
Lloyd O. Lybeck
Frank E. Ritterman
Wesley E. "Wes" Martinson
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
Dates open for hunter safety classes
The outdoors from A to Z
Worth a look: Winter 'camping' in comfort
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
50th Wedding Anniversary
August 28, 2016
Late August is hummingbird season
It's not true that hummingbird season is limited to late August. Hummingbirds occur in our area during spring migration and throughout the summer,...
August 28, 2016 - 10:45am
ASK THE DNR: What are some of the good bugs that help keep our forests healthy in Minnesota?
Q. I hear a lot about invasive insects such as emerald ash borer and gypsy moths, but what are some of the good bugs that help keep our forests...
August 28, 2016 - 5:45am
August 21, 2016
HIP a key tool for migratory birds
For hunters my age, the acronym HIP isn't anything new. At one time, HIP might have meant "aware" or "fashionable," but to those of us familiar...
August 21, 2016 - 9:50am
Franklin's stands out among the gulls
Franklin's gull deserves to be more widely recognized and more deeply loved. It is an iconic bird of the Northern Plains, occurring only in this...
August 21, 2016 - 6:45am
August 14, 2016
IN SEASON: Hawk season at peak across region
This is the season of the hawks. Local populations are at their peak now, with the addition of young of the year. Daily totals and variety of...
August 14, 2016 - 9:30am
August 7, 2016
Song sparrows live in vertical space
The song sparrow lives in a vertical world. We humans do too, of course. We have staircases, elevators, airplanes and space ships to carry us...
August 7, 2016 - 5:30am
August 2, 2016
Newly found bat is first new mammal species discovered in Minnesota in 25 years
A new bat has been discovered in Minnesota -- the first new mammal species found in the state in 25 years. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
August 2, 2016 - 7:42am
Cameras could be the next weapon against aquatic invasive species
WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County is proud of its lakes, and there is a group of people who want to keep those natural gems healthy and viable for the...
August 2, 2016 - 3:00am
August 1, 2016
Minnesota man makes milkweed seed bombs to bring butterflies back
WILLMAR -- The monarch butterfly is a welcome summer visitor to Minnesota, but in the past few years the butterfly population has suffered severe...
August 1, 2016 - 10:46am
July 31, 2016
INSEASON: Goldfinches, though common, remain mysterious
The American goldfinch is on a lot of lists of favorite birds. There are good reasons for this. The goldfinch is common, conspicuous and easy...
July 31, 2016 - 12:00pm
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Tags remain after North Dakota deer lottery
Antlerless tags remain after N.D. deer lottery North Dakota's deer gun lottery has been held and individual results are available online at the...
July 31, 2016 - 4:00am
July 23, 2016
Group on northern Minnesota lake rescues young bald eagle tangled in rope
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—A juvenile bald eagle in need of rescue was found in a somewhat distressing situation at the lake home of Arne Brekke...
July 23, 2016 - 4:09pm
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Cuckoos more likely to be heard than seen
The cuckoo announces summer, then disappears. The cuckoo is a summer bird. A song dating from the 13th century says, "Sumer is icumenin. Lhude...
July 23, 2016 - 3:35pm
July 19, 2016
Bird Island: 26,000 sea gulls, 360 terns and a whole lot of bird guano
It's almost Hitchcock-esque when you walk on Interstate Island, the site and sound of thousands of gulls flying and screaming and pooping. The...
July 19, 2016 - 6:00pm
5 peregrine falcon fledglings take flight from Prairie Island nuclear plant
Peregrine falcon hatchlings typically reach the size of their parents during adolescence, but they are easily distinguished from their elders...
July 19, 2016 - 4:00pm