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UND committee looks at requirements for Big Sky, Summit League
General Atomics drone training academy graduates first class of pilots in Grand Forks
Regional residents still picking up pieces after weekend tornadoes
Natural Grocers opens Grand Forks store Tuesday
Grand Forks CVIC nets $600,000 in federal funding
crime and courts
UND FOOTBALL: Expecting a bruising matchup
After fighting injuries, former Bison Emanuel fighting for starting linebacker job in San Diego
UND FOOTBALL: Running back Brady Oliveira shaped by family background
Berger gets his turn at center
Liven up your desk space with color and accessories
Finding the way to FIT
BOOKNOTES: "Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up," "Downsizing the Family Home"
THE LIST: Janessa's Midnight Movie Madness feat. Divine!, Muddy Waters Clay Center, The Rollin' On The River Inline skating marathon
Artist Nancy Friese: Beauty of the wide open
life & style
Dolores A. "Dee" Desautel
Archie "Mark" Hartje
Eugene Dean Mecham
Loma L. Rudnik
East Grand Forks girl treated for cancer goes on family houseboat adventure
Late August is hummingbird season
NICE FISH: Great catches around the region
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Biking, birding, hunting events around the region
GET YOUR GEAR ON: SoftScience Ultra Lyte hiking boots
Watch: Aerial video of Hillsboro tornado damage
LETTER: Kudos to police for restraint at disruptive protest
LLOYD OMDAHL: National interests taking over state initiatives
MINNESOTA REPRESENTATIVES: Governor, Senate's zeal for rail throws outstate under bus
North Dakota Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley Q&A: 'An unlawful protest'
50th Wedding Anniversary
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
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