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'Willy Wonka' star Gene Wilder dies at 83
'Serial'-style podcast to take deep look at Wetterling investigation
'Ice Road Truckers' star dies in plane crash, was to film crash documentary
WATCH: Boy water skis in a ditch in Minnesota after heavy rain storm
Wisconsin man charged with kidnapping two women
crime and courts
After fighting injuries, former Bison Emanuel fighting for starting linebacker job in San Diego
UND FOOTBALL: Running back Brady Oliveira shaped by family background
Berger gets his turn at center
Sansevere: Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Liven up your desk space with color and accessories
Finding the way to FIT
BOOKNOTES: "Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up," "Downsizing the Family Home"
THE LIST: Janessa's Midnight Movie Madness feat. Divine!, Muddy Waters Clay Center, The Rollin' On The River Inline skating marathon
Artist Nancy Friese: Beauty of the wide open
life & style
Dolores A. "Dee" Desautel
Archie "Mark" Hartje
Eugene Dean Mecham
John Martin Bratrud
East Grand Forks girl treated for cancer goes on family houseboat adventure
Late August is hummingbird season
NICE FISH: Great catches around the region
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Biking, birding, hunting events around the region
GET YOUR GEAR ON: SoftScience Ultra Lyte hiking boots
Watch: Aerial video of Hillsboro tornado damage
LETTER: Kudos to police for restraint at disruptive protest
LLOYD OMDAHL: National interests taking over state initiatives
MINNESOTA REPRESENTATIVES: Governor, Senate's zeal for rail throws outstate under bus
North Dakota Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley Q&A: 'An unlawful protest'
50th Wedding Anniversary
June 3, 2016
Turtle crossing? Drivers urged to watch for turtles as nesting season begins
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Transportation remind motorists to be careful of turtles crossing...
June 3, 2016 - 1:21pm
May 27, 2016
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Catbirds hang out in area gardens
Let's face it. The gray catbird is a well-named species. No other bird species that occurs here is so uniformly gray across its body. There are...
May 27, 2016 - 4:06pm
National Eagle Center’s oldest eagle dies at 35
WABASHA, Minn. -- Harriet, the first eagle ambassador of the National Eagle Center in Wabasha, rescued after a collision with a vehicle and brought...
May 27, 2016 - 3:48pm
May 24, 2016
Zebra mussels found on Red River at Moorhead intake
MOORHEAD – The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that zebra mussels were found at the Moorhead pumping station intake on the Red...
May 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
May 22, 2016
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Plain birds do attract attention
It was a wonderful week in the bird world, with late migrants passing through and nesting species arriving to begin the work of summer. The great...
May 22, 2016 - 7:30am
May 20, 2016
Bison are cool, but ferocious, experts in Medora warn of national mammal
MEDORA -- Tourists flock to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora every summer to experience what it was like to be a cowboy in the wild...
May 20, 2016 - 1:00pm
May 15, 2016
Check it Out: International Endangered Species Day
The 11th annual international Endangered Species Day is Friday, and special events and programs are on tap across the country to recognize efforts...
May 15, 2016 - 11:30am
May 12, 2016
Farmer puts food out for birds, gets a bear in his yard instead
The last thing Paul Lewin expected to see in his yard late one April Friday afternoon was a black bear. But an eight-footer was enjoying a block...
May 12, 2016 - 3:30pm
Bear with cubs charges Minnesota man, knocks him down
BRAINERD -- A Brainerd man escaped a violent encounter with a bear Tuesday night with minor injuries. Garrett DeWitt was walking his dogs near...
May 12, 2016 - 11:30am
May 9, 2016
Black leopard gets a root canal, 2 teeth pulled at Wildcat Sanctuary in Minnesota
SANDSTONE — Shazam is new to having major dental work done. An exam a few years ago revealed Shazam, a black leopard born in 2002, was beginning...
May 9, 2016 - 5:30pm
Leave the deer fawns alone, Minnesota DNR pleads
Deer fawns are being born now and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources asks that people avoid disturbing or picking them up. “Most...
May 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
May 8, 2016
Stripes help identify sparrow species
This is Zonotricia season. Don't shrink in fear. Zonotricia is a group of closely related sparrows—a genus, in science-speak. The Latin...
May 8, 2016 - 8:00am
May 6, 2016
Piping plovers: Volunteers work to bring back the nearly-extinct birds
As a pet lover and someone partial to a beach bonfire, Sarah Glesner said she still avoids shoreline recreation during May and June because of...
May 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
May 5, 2016
No more Trouble: Duluth zoo's star brown bear headed to sanctuary
DULUTH, Minn. - After next week, there will be no more Trouble at the Lake Superior Zoo. Trouble, an Alaskan brown bear who has been a popular...
May 5, 2016 - 3:45pm
May 3, 2016
Bear pulling down bird feeders, getting into garbage in Crosslake, Minnesota
Crosslake Police Chief Bob Hartman experienced firsthand Sunday night what other Crosslake residents were reporting frequently in recent days—a...
May 3, 2016 - 8:00pm