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Grand Forks Herald
Rolling out the classics
Keeping skeeters controlled in Grand Forks
Verizon to announce $5 billion deal to buy Yahoo on Monday
Two Minot men arrested after gun fired during fight
How one Fargo couple revamped an older home into a modern marvel
crime and courts
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
LEGION BASEBALL: Small numbers, big success for Devils Lake
Bolt targets third sprint sweep to close Olympic chapter
FSC Crickets vs. GGFSC Storm soccer gallery
Love conquers all for Gabbie Douglas
Altru's Weight Management Program helps people, businesses lose weight
BOOKNOTES: 'Eve of a Hundred Midnights,' 'The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and Shop,' 'Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream'
Planning a backyard wedding perfect for DIY couple
Summer Performing Arts at Red River debut Mary Poppins
Mike Rosmann: Spanking makes children more defiant, aggressive, study shows
life & style
Janice E. Molstad
Donald G. Bergenheier
Richard M. "Dick" Vinger
Robert E. Nygaard
Tina J. Swanson
Group on northern Minnesota lake rescues young bald eagle tangled in rope
Consider the catfish
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Cuckoos more likely to be heard than seen
Openings remain for Cats Incredible tourney
Nice Fish: Troy Bazey's 26-inch walleye
OUR OPINION: Nuisance complaints need Grand Forks' attention
A Q&A with Mark Kennedy
OUR OPINION: Kennedy's humor, clarity are welcome
LETTER: Grand Forks needs E-85 and bio-diesel outlets
ROB PORT: Wind power is destabilizing our power grid
50th Wedding Anniversary
July 19, 2016
Bird Island: 26,000 sea gulls, 360 terns and a whole lot of bird guano
It's almost Hitchcock-esque when you walk on Interstate Island, the site and sound of thousands of gulls flying and screaming and pooping. The...
July 19, 2016 - 6:00pm
July 11, 2016
MARILYN HAGERTY: Marilyn the Peregrine takes first flights around Grand Forks
Dear Tim Driscoll, When I go to sleep at night, I wonder. When I wake up in the morning, I still wonder. I do worry about the baby peregrine...
July 11, 2016 - 10:26pm
June 27, 2016
What do you do if you find a baby bird on the ground?
At Wildwoods, we're currently swamped with baby wild animals of every description. We're also getting many calls every day about baby birds on...
June 27, 2016 - 2:30pm
June 12, 2016
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Burrowing owl shows up unexpectedly in northeast North Dakota
You shouldn’t expect to see a burrowing owl in the Red River Valley, but the unexpected sometimes happens. Last week, a burrowing owl showed...
June 12, 2016 - 7:45am
June 11, 2016
WORTH A LOOK: Peregrine banding set for Monday below UND water tower
There’s been a growing interest in Grand Forks’ peregrine falcon population since the first pair nested in 2008 atop the old Smiley water...
June 11, 2016 - 5:31pm
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 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 2, 2016
WATCH NOW: Can you spot the woodcock? Here's how volunteers find and catch the birds
Every year, volunteers take to the woods in the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge to find woodcock, band them and release them, helping scientists...
May 2, 2016 - 11:28am
April 29, 2016
Owlets, loons and more get care at Minnesota wildlife rehab facility
DULUTH, Minn. -- The great horned owlet, a gray puffball of feathers with eyes, was snapping its beak at the prospect of lunch, and Tara Smith...
April 29, 2016 - 6:30pm
April 7, 2016
Pudge the rescue pigeon makes a Minnesota family his own
Stories of rescue dogs and cats aren’t too hard to find, but rarely does one hear a heartwarming tale of a rescue pigeon. For Detroit Lakes...
April 7, 2016 - 7:30pm
March 25, 2016
Compass Points: Bird Conservancy lists North Dakota project among poorly sited wind farms in new report
The American Bird Conservancy today listed the proposed Merricourt wind energy project in southeast North Dakota as one of the 10 “worst-sited...
March 25, 2016 - 3:00pm
March 11, 2016
Watch 500,000 snow geese lift off in North Dakota
This is crazy. Video taken at Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge in North Dakota shows a massive staging of snow and blue geese as they are migrating...
March 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
March 9, 2016
New female falcon in town may mean a Terminator turf war over Marv and the nest box
In a sure sign of spring, a male and female peregrine falcon have converged at a nest box on the UND water tower, but the female's identity is...
March 9, 2016 - 1:53pm
March 6, 2016
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Hawks come in many kinds
The word hawk has taken on new importance in North Dakota, but we don't know quite yet what will be its meaning. That's up to a consulting firm...
March 6, 2016 - 6:00am
February 16, 2016
Ruffed grouse (of many names) adopts rural Minnesota neighborhood as his own
The bird is known to just about everyone who lives in these quiet lakeside houses, in this place where trees canopy dead-end roads, and blue...
February 16, 2016 - 3:45pm