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ND man sentenced for stabbing brother
The rise and humiliating fall of Chris Cantwell, Charlottesville's starring 'fascist'
St. Louis County targets red-light runners
Alleged robber shot at Minnesota cellphone store identified
'Pro-white' activist offers details of proposed Fargo rally
crime and courts
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
A little wine with your art? Enjoy 'Art and Wine Walk' this weekend
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Scottish band en route to St. Paul accidentally leaves drummer at N.D. rest stop
Marilyn Hagerty: Class of 2021 descends on campus
Marilyn Hagerty: All about Iris
Marilyn Hagerty: Back to school is around the corner
Marilyn Hagerty: Erickson's in Fertile has supper club feel
Marilyn Hagerty: Still plenty of summer left in August
Lnyx score 37 straight, whip Fever by 59 points
UND stuns NDSU in women's soccer season opener
Vikings down two starters on offensive line, two in secondary
Twins call up Mitch Garver to replace injured Robbie Grossman
Eagles send Wentz back out to find Alshon Jeffery, forget Jordan Matthews
Renil M. (Horner) Hansen
Jacqueline G. (Robinson) Brockling
Donald A. McAvoy
Area Fishing Report: Lake of the Woods and Devils Lake remain go-to destinations for late summer walleye action
Archery tournament set for Saturday and Sunday in Thief River Falls
Doug Leier: 'August Canada goose management take' ushers in new late summer tradition
State, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe collaborate on elk season
Lack of rain creating fire danger in northwest Minnesota
Letter: I'll take the Richard Shafer challenge
Letter: Nothing admirable in white nationalists
Letter: City ordinance sends wrong message
Here's an idea: pray for leaders
Their view: Why tax reform is so difficult
50th Wedding Anniversary
50th Wedding Anniversary
50th Wedding Anniversary
Always in Season
August 13, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
Last week, I kept company with hummingbirds. It was accidental, really. The hummingbirds happened to be where I was — or the other way...
August 13, 2017 - 6:00am
August 6, 2017
The American coot is no 'odd duck'
American coots hang out with ducks, and so it is tempting to describe the coot as an odd duck. But the coot is not a duck at all but a member...
August 6, 2017 - 9:54am
July 30, 2017
Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
Birds and landscapes are bound together. Landscape is habitat, and in landscapes, birds are punctuation marks. The bird that rose from the great...
July 30, 2017 - 7:48am
July 23, 2017
Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
Goldfinch season is either coming or going, depending on your point of view. From the goldfinch's point of view, it's coming on, but from the...
July 23, 2017 - 9:30am
July 9, 2017
Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
The upland sandpiper is different from other birds in several respects. To begin with, it has two common names. For the last 30 years or so,...
July 9, 2017 - 8:06am
July 2, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
The other day, I got a package from Babe Belzer of Cando, N.D. Inside was a book she had written. The book's heroine is a wren named Winifred...
July 2, 2017 - 7:27am
June 23, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Barn swallows: A love-hate species
The barn swallow is a pretty little bird. It also can be an aggressive little pest. Therefore, human beings, and this individual human, tend...
June 23, 2017 - 11:14am
June 16, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: A wily heron moves north to nest
A green heron nest has been found in Grand Forks. This is noteworthy because it continues a streak of infrequent but regular nesting reports....
June 16, 2017 - 11:45am
June 9, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Who's that tapping on the window?
The song sparrow is a resident bird at Magpie Ridge, which is what Suezette and I call our place west of Gilby, N.D. It would have been more...
June 9, 2017 - 2:03pm
June 2, 2017
Always in season: Bird world delivers another surprise
Memorial Day's scarlet tanager was a surprise. I didn't see the actual bird, but only its picture. Not that I hadn't been watching for scarlet...
June 2, 2017 - 2:55pm
May 26, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: The sora surprises again and again
The sora is a surprising bird. Here is what The American Museum of Natural History, in "Birds of North America," has to say about the bird: "Despite...
May 26, 2017 - 11:34am
May 19, 2017
Always in season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 19, 2017 - 2:04pm
May 12, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Birds compete for nesting sites
A kind of competition has developed between the birds. It involves barn swallows and eastern phoebes, and the stakes are high. Both birds want...
May 12, 2017 - 10:38am
May 5, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Snipe call attention to themselves
Here at Magpie Ridge west of Gilby, N.D., where I watch most of my birds and where no magpie has been seen for many months: Here the bird of...
May 5, 2017 - 3:37pm
April 28, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hermit thrushes 'fall' into Grand Forks
The bird to associate with last week's weather is the hermit thrush. This thrush is an early migrant. It's not abundant, by any means, but sometimes...
April 28, 2017 - 3:22pm