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Grand Forks Herald
Time Warner would pay $1.73 billion breakup fee if AT&T merger fails
Comedian Bill Murray awarded Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize
SD kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in ND
Protesters move camp to Dakota Access property, claiming it as treaty land
Searcher finds missing 9-year-old whose look on her face was priceless
crime and courts
Wild's Dumba never wants to face being scratched again
Timberwolves to keep four point guards on roster
Parise breaks 300-goal mark, but Wild loses to Islanders
Balanced looking paying off for Storm football team
Nurse scores four goals as No. 1 Badgers sweep UND
BOOKNOTES: 'Frontier Grit: The Unlikely True Stories of Daring Pioneer Women'
Paranormal investigators: 'We're there to help, not make you believe'
Ghoulish walk through the woods in Grafton, N.D.
Pick your pumpkin at Nelson's Pumpkin Patch in Emerado
Chiara String Quartet performs Sunday at North Dakota Museum of Art
Life & Style
James D. "Skinny" Hanson
Leroy "Bub" Stebleton
Laddie M. Bata
Vernon L. Johnson
Scott M. Burthold
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: How do pumpkins grow so large, can any pumpkin reach that size?
N.D. bighorn sheep season reflects comeback
IN THE FIELD
CAMP BOOKBOOK: Kris Winkelman's Venison Pizza Bake No. 8
Flyin' Prime, a favorite duck camp recipe
Lloyd Omdahl: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
Editorial: Pipeline protesters who cloak themselves in law should obey law
Letter: Misleading ads discredit Measure 4 foes
Letter: Republican lawmakers deliver for northwestern Minnesota
Mathern: Why I'll close the treasurer's office, if I'm elected treasurer
October 4, 2016
Banding effort aims to shed light on migrating saw-whet owls
TURTLE RIVER STATE PARK, N.D.—Offering a guarantee of success is a dicey proposition with any pursuit, but Tim Driscoll liked his chances of...
October 4, 2016 - 5:24pm
September 11, 2016
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Cooper's hawks increase in Grand Forks
Not many years ago, a Cooper's hawk was considered a rare bird here. My copy of the Grand Forks County checklist, dated 2009, calls the Cooper's...
September 11, 2016 - 10:00am
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
July 26, 2016
BOOM! Bird cannons to be stationed near NDSU ag research plots
FARGO—Cannons emitting sonic blasts will be used this week to scare birds away from North Dakota State University's agricultural research plots....
July 26, 2016 - 5:30pm
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