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Senate overwhelmingly rejects Obama veto of 9/11 bill
Spill forces evacuation of recycling center in Fergus Falls, Minn.
FBI Director calls 'stop and frisk' an important tool when used right
UAS firms Robot Aviation, SkySkopes announce partnership
GFPD investigating Dairy Valley burglary
crime and courts
Peyton Manning promotes China's new American Football league
Pete Rose petitions Hall of Fame for inclusion on ballots
PREP VOLLEYBALL: Riders in first
Tuesday's local scoreboard
Tuesday local clipboard
Back to the Big Band
MOVIE LIST: 'Deep Horizon,' 'Masterminds,' 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children,' 'Queen of Katwe'
Marilyn Hagerty: Turkey tidbits get top billing at Discovery School
Party sandwiches can be made ahead of the crowd
Through DNA testing, Grand Forks man learns he’s not as Norwegian as he thought
life & style
Clariece G. Jore
Kathleen (Quigley) Keislar
Robert S. Jordheim
Marlene L. Frovarp
Trophy Room: Bob Olsen's first drake mallard
Trophy Room: Patrick Novak's moose
Trophy Room: Ashley Guzal's buck
Time to carry a compass
Letter: Why Trump is 'a Dakotan's dream'
LETTER: Leaders boost Indian tourism, but block Indian Head signs
LETTER: Rabid partisanship poisons politics and governance
OUR OPINION: Good governance twice over in Grand Forks
Port: One of these idiots is going to be president
65th Wedding Anniversary
60th Wedding Anniversary
Joseph Kyle Nice
September 25, 2016
The splitters strike again
This bird is the yellow-rumped warbler. Or maybe it's not. Maybe it's the myrtle warbler. Or it may be the "butter butt." How are we to know?...
September 25, 2016 - 12:30pm
September 19, 2016
Always in Season: Two great birds appear in one rural ditch
A road ditch in rural Grand Forks County isn't the only place you could find a great blue heron and a great egret foraging together. But it is...
September 19, 2016 - 11:55am
September 4, 2016
Birds of summer flying south
The common nighthawk is a misnamed bird. It does not belong to that group of birds commonly known as hawks. It lacks their gripping talons and...
September 4, 2016 - 5:30am
August 28, 2016
North Dakota, Minnesota state parks offer prime road-trip recreation
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Even as summer winds down, the great outdoors still calls to anyone looking to get in one last road trip for the season...
August 28, 2016 - 6:33pm
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
GET YOUR GEAR ON: SoftScience Ultra Lyte hiking boots
I'm not a shoe geek, but the Terrain Ultra Lyte hiking boots from the SoftScience Co., just might be the most comfortable footwear I've ever...
August 28, 2016 - 8:15am
August 26, 2016
State parks offer prime road-trip recreation
Even as summer winds down, the great outdoors still calls to anyone looking to get in one last road trip for the season before packing up for...
August 26, 2016 - 11:21pm
August 21, 2016
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
July 31, 2016
REC TOPPER: DNR improves online river trails info
People who enjoy canoeing, kayaking and other forms of recreation dependent on river levels can now get more and better information about current...
July 31, 2016 - 9:00am
July 18, 2016
How a Minnesota lake became a hunting mecca, and a reclaimed mining area became a cycling paradise
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s episode of Northland Outdoors TV, we travel to the western Minnesota “lake that speaks” to learn about...
July 18, 2016 - 10:15am
July 16, 2016
Chippers provide a starting place to identify sparrows
The chipping sparrow is a bird you may have seen. It is a small bird, to be sure, but it lives in close proximity to us humans. Nor is it particularly...
July 16, 2016 - 9:36pm
June 20, 2016
Swimmer’s itch comes early to Detroit Lakes area
Swimmer’s itch season is back in full effect. Nathan Olson, DNR area fisheries supervisor, says “once the water warms and gets to that 70 degree mark, that’s when it really starts going,” which is during the late June and early July months. This year, however, the nasty little...
June 20, 2016 - 6:00pm
June 18, 2016
IN SEASON: Delight in peregrines goes back in history
On Monday, about 70 people gathered to see and celebrate another generation of peregrine falcons. Local birdman Tim Driscoll banded four peregrine...
June 18, 2016 - 8:18pm