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Volunteers restoring Dakota border's history half-mile at a time
Grand Forks residents line up for the latest "Harry Potter' book
Not less, but 'better' testing in North Dakota schools
Casselton derailment lawsuit moved to federal court
'Home is where you park it': RV life gaining popularity
crime and courts
AUTO RACING: Wayne Anderson Quietly making an impact
UND FOOTBALL: Some early storylines to watch
LEGION BASEBALL: Park River, Thompson eliminated
NDSU limits some media access to Bison athletics to 'protect rights holders, brand'
AUTO RACING: No. 8 feels great
Keith Ronkowski is a true leader
Minnesota judge denies claims of 29 would-be heirs to Prince estate
Prince tribute concert scheduled at U.S. Bank Stadium
Regional vegetable gardens sprouting in many shapes, forms
Off The Record: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
life & style
Florence M. Linstad
Jeffery Lynn Loterbaugh
Geraldine "Geri" Kliner
Denis Leroy Svedjan
Arman "Wayne" Anderson
Pronghorn licenses reflect rebound
Jack Yem northern pike
Adam Crary catfish
Heidi Heitkamp: Why I'm bringing the postmaster general to North Dakota
LETTER: Pipelines deliver jobs for workers and energy for all
MCFEELY: Dear NDSU athletic department overlords
LETTER: Giving thanks to Michelle Obama for grace, civility
LETTER: North Dakota, stop blocking federal environmental rules
50th Wedding Anniversary
60th Wedding Anniversary
July 26, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation to federal post
The highest ranking North Dakotan in the Obama administration is ensnared in the Senate's confirmation process. She is Mary Wakefield. President...
July 26, 2016 - 2:20am
July 23, 2016
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Cuckoos more likely to be heard than seen
The cuckoo announces summer, then disappears. The cuckoo is a summer bird. A song dating from the 13th century says, "Sumer is icumenin. Lhude...
July 23, 2016 - 3:35pm
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 12, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: Should North Dakota replace its Civil War-era motto?
An anachronism is a thing out of date, a reminder of a distant past, a throwback. North Dakota's state motto seems to qualify. This subject arises...
July 12, 2016 - 4:00am
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 4, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: Higher ed board shows backbone - finally
The end of June brought big news in higher education in North Dakota: UND has a new president. And bigger news: North Dakota State University's...
July 4, 2016 - 10:16pm
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 27, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: Comparing elections makes good sport
Comparing elections is a game that draws on the academic disciplines of history, political science, psychology and sociology. Some guesswork...
June 27, 2016 - 10:43pm
June 24, 2016
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
June 20, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: Burgum campaign makes sense in hindsight
Doug Burgum's primary election campaign makes a lot more sense in hindsight than it did while it was going on. Just about everybody believed...
June 20, 2016 - 9:30pm
June 18, 2016
IN SEASON: Delight in peregrines goes back in history
On Monday, about 70 people gathered to see and celebrate another generation of peregrine falcons. Local birdman Tim Driscoll banded four peregrine...
June 18, 2016 - 8:18pm
June 15, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: Stunning election shows need for some soul searching
It could be that there's been a bigger upset in North Dakota's political history, but the occasion doesn't leap immediately to mind. Doug Burgum...
June 15, 2016 - 10:35pm
June 13, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: Schafer pre-eminent; Burgum ascendant
Two things about Ed Schafer’s endorsement of Doug Burgum are hard to accept. Not that he did it. He’s the state’s pre-eminent political...
June 13, 2016 - 9:06pm
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 6, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: Sudden clarity in state and Grand Forks politics
Sometimes politics produce moments of real clarity. It happened in Grand Forks last week, and it happened in the governor's race, as well, though...
June 6, 2016 - 10:11pm