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MONDAY'S LOCAL SCOREBOARD
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Upset Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet that Vikings in the elite
Monday's Clipboard: College Hockey, Prep Volleyball, College Volleyball, NHL
Good and gruesome Halloween treats
Marilyn Hagerty: Green Mill dishes have plenty of personality
Play it safe
BOOKNOTES: 'Frontier Grit: The Unlikely True Stories of Daring Pioneer Women'
Paranormal investigators: 'We're there to help, not make you believe'
Life & Style
Florence F. Briskie
Jeannie (Larson) Anderson
Gerald "Jerry" Cavanaugh
Small bird creates a mystery, causes a backyard stir
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: How do pumpkins grow so large, can any pumpkin reach that size?
N.D. bighorn sheep season reflects comeback
Brett Anderson's 35½-inch catfish
CAMP BOOKBOOK: Kris Winkelman's Venison Pizza Bake No. 8
Forum Communications: Re-elect Hoeven to Senate
Mike Jacobs: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Aerospace dean: UND's liberal-arts core helps aerospace school
Port: North Dakota law enforcement says #NoDAPL protesters fired arrows at helicopter
Lloyd Omdahl: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
October 17, 2016
Rusty blackbird seems to be slipping away
While I was going after the mail the other day, a flock of blackbirds settled into the shelterbelt. Most of them were red wings, as far as I...
October 17, 2016 - 10:45pm
October 9, 2016
Real northerners pause in N.D.
A number of ducks occur around the Northern Hemisphere. Some common species are among them. These include gadwall, blue-winged teal, mallard,...
October 9, 2016 - 8:30am
October 2, 2016
IN SEASON: Cormorants crowd N.D. wetlands
The double-crested cormorant wins no prizes for beauty or popularity, but it might win prizes for abundance and for fish eating. Therein rests...
October 2, 2016 - 12:30pm
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
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
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