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'Voices under the rubble' after quake hits Italy; at least 38 dead
Thompson voters turn out in record numbers for $10 million school expansion vote
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of murdered Watkins 5-year-old girl
Minnesota man, 29, charged with sexually assaulting toddler
Gubernatorial candidates face off in first debate Thursday night
crime and courts
UND FOOTBALL: Missouri Valley mum on membership options
Bachmeier's promotion on NDSU depth chart makes Kindred a D1 kind of football town
New $7.2M Fargodome video boards debut at Bison football opener
Bridgewater throwing in practice
VIEW: Arizona State writes letter applying for NCHC membership
MARILYN HAGERTY: Burgers are a favorite of regular Boardwalk customers
CHEF JESS: Be a pickle pro
Health Matters: Try to avoid high usage of supplements such as omega-3
BOOKNOTES: 'The Value of the Moon,' 'Slick Water,' 'Maple Syrup'
Drone Racing: Flying for fun in Grand Forks
life & style
Lucille Theodora Bronson
Arne R. Beito
Keith Carlton Nestoss Keidel
Danielle Aimee Denney
What would you do to land a big fish? Watch this fly fisherman dive into the water
Shadae Quient catfish
Ethan Loeks walleye
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Is it legal to use drones as a tool for hunting in North Dakota or Minnesota?
Trail pays tribute to a friend
OUR OPINION: UAS conference, like UAS industry, soars
RON NESS: Protests are impeding pipeline progress, safety
MIKE JACOBS: Pipeline protest shows new dimension in North Dakota politics
McFeely: Klieman’s--and others--friendship with Scott Miller went deeper than words
LETTER: Nothing good will come from annual legislative sessions
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
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
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
July 11, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: Noisy crows likely make sense
Crows have been patrolling my property and occupying my thoughts this week. The property is their territory. My mind is in awe of them. The crows...
July 11, 2016 - 12:22am
July 2, 2016
IN SEASON: Birds start over after a storm
The phoebes fledged. Three young ones left the nest last week. The catbirds and the barn swallows and the house wrens weren't so lucky. All of...
July 2, 2016 - 10:43pm
June 24, 2016
Meadowlark numbers decline across North Dakota
A few years ago on a Sunday drive near the edge of West Fargo, creeping along with no particular route in mind, one of my kids let out the proverbial,...
June 24, 2016 - 9:19pm
Always in season: Subtle and secretive, the veery challenges birders
The veery is a hard bird to see and a hard bird to describe. Plain and secretive are the first adjectives that come to mind. This is unfair to...
June 24, 2016 - 9:12pm
June 21, 2016
North Dakota's state bird, the Western meadowlark, not as numerous as it once was
A few years ago on a Sunday drive near the edge of West Fargo, creeping along with no particular route in mind, one of my kids let out the proverbial:...
June 21, 2016 - 5:45pm
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
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
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 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 1, 2016
Rainy Day Reads: Cranes, Herons & Egrets: The Elegance of Our Tallest Birds
Sandhill cranes are in full voice on the prairies of North Dakota and northwest Minnesota this time of year, and the return of the lanky birds...
May 1, 2016 - 10:30am