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Hometown Heroes: Woman committed nearly 40 years to fighting cancer in Grand Forks
2 more arrested for threatening NYPD after killing of officers
Nonprofit works toward downtown pharmacy in 2015
Comfortable temps and good ice are perfect recipe for outdoor activity
Mental illness presents barriers to stable housing
crime and courts
WORLD JUNIORS: UND freshman is part of USA’s strong forward group
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Duo brings unmatched scoring to Mustangs
10 years ago today, World Juniors started with a roster of incredible talent
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Miles, Phillips to meet in Hawaii
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Wednesday's results
Audiences turn out for 'The Interview,' star and director make surprise appearance
Public Arts Commission sponsors yard art contest
Complex jobs may help maintain brain fitness in aging
Researchers say punishment can worsen bedwetting
AT THE MOVIES: 'The Gambler' ... 'Into the Woods' ... 'Unbroken'
life & style
Clarion L. Windingland
Nancy K. Harvey
Clarion L. Windingland
Fishing over the limit nets a big fine, loss of boat for angler
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Trapping, ice fishing enforcement etc.
Tentative 2015 hunting dates set for North Dakota
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Rob Port: Put terms, conditions on higher-ed challenge fund
LETTER: Every Who down in Whoville, the tall and the small, should sing Ross the merriest Carol of all
LETTER: Tell North Dakota's story during holidays
COLUMN: Neither Rubio nor Paul strikes right note on Cuba
LETTER: Parking meters would hurt N.D.'s downtowns
April 27, 2014
DOUG LEIER: ‘One-over’ fish limit not yet necessary in N.D.
Heading into this spring, most anglers will agree that fishing in North Dakota the past couple of years is as good as it’s ever been. It could get even better this year. But even in this time of plenty, the state Game and Fish Department still hears angler concerns over real or...
April 27, 2014 - 3:52pm
April 20, 2014
DOUG LEIER: Paddlefish regulations aim to conserve
In my early years with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, I was a district game warden. Before assuming responsibility for a district, new wardens learn different required skills from experienced wardens at stations around the state. My primary training warden was Kurt...
outdoors / fishing
April 20, 2014 - 8:55am
April 13, 2014
DOUG LEIER: Deer meeting recap
Most of us would already assume that April is a busy month for fisheries biologists, as ice-out brings pike spawning, then walleye spawning and initiation of all the other management work that corresponds with open water.
April 13, 2014 - 9:15am
March 23, 2014
DOUG LEIER: A rundown on N.D. spring light goose season regulations
In case you missed it at the time, when temperatures were subzero and the countryside was white, North Dakota’s spring light goose season opened Feb. 15 and continues through May 18. At the same time, while most people probably wouldn’t have anticipated the first sightings...
March 23, 2014 - 10:30am
March 9, 2014
DOUG LEIER: Minor changes on tap for N.D. fishing season that begins April 1
North Dakota’s fishing regulations are different than any other set of regulations the state Game and Fish Department produces. While they all cover laws, limits and season lengths, the fishing regulations cover a two-year period, while the others are developed annually. Fortunately,...
March 9, 2014 - 9:00am
February 23, 2014
DOUG LEIER: Annual midwinter surveys shed added light on waterfowl trends
One of the most interesting facets of being an outreach biologist is the variety of work involved. A few weeks ago, I assisted with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s midwinter waterfowl survey, as I’ve done in the past, and which biologists across the nation...
outdoors / wildlife
February 23, 2014 - 10:00am
February 16, 2014
DOUG LEIER: Meetings offer chance for public to weigh in on deer management
For the past decade or so, North Dakota has had about 100,000 active deer hunters, plus or minus a few thousand in any given year. All of us should be interested in the upcoming series of deer management meetings the North Dakota Game and Fish Department...
outdoors / hunting
February 16, 2014 - 9:45am
February 2, 2014
DOUG LEIER: Darkhouse spearing yet another way to enjoy banner pike numbers
I’ve always enjoyed my own little internal debates, like would I rather have a 12-ounce hamburger steak for a little less price than an 8-ounce ribeye? And the same concept applies to the outdoors. Would you rather catch 15 decent perch or three big pike during a few hours of...
February 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 26, 2014
DOUG LEIER: Enjoy winter wildlife without putting stress on the animals
It’s that time of year again when lots of people start wondering about how North Dakota’s wildlife is surviving the winter. Not that wild animals don’t have struggles the rest of the year, too. Finding enough to eat — or not getting eaten — are daily challenges, but...
January 26, 2014 - 8:00am