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Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'
Singapore confirms 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus
2 Chicago brothers charged in murder of NBA star's cousin, police say
In about turn, Egypt bans ergot fungus in wheat again
Langdon woman killed after being hit by car
crime and courts
Transmitter-equipped sturgeon giving researchers 'insane' amount of data
Healthy outlook for Minnesota bear hunt
Bison survive overtime thriller against Charleston Southern
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UND rallies, but falls short against SEC member Ole Miss
BRAD SCHLOSSMAN: UND's Athletics committee is problematic
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
MOVIE LIST: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection'
life & style
Ethel S. Stauss
Norma Irene Johnson
Ella Francis Dvoracek
Houseboat on the horizon
Late August is hummingbird season
GET YOUR GEAR ON: SoftScience Ultra Lyte hiking boots
NORTH DAKOTA LT. GOV. DREW WRIGLEY Q&A: 'An unlawful protest'
LETTER: PC exerts uncanny power over common sense
OUR OPINION: Unlawful protests anger public
Heidi Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong Farm Bill
LETTER: North Dakota should reverse calls for constitutional convention
50th Wedding Anniversary
Late August is hummingbird season
It's not true that hummingbird season is limited to late August. Hummingbirds occur in our area during spring migration and throughout the summer,...
3 hours 23 min ago
August 23, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: Pipeline protest shows new dimension in North Dakota politics
North Dakota still responds to an Indian scare. That's one thing we can say about last week's news. On Friday, Gov. Jack Dalrymple declared a...
August 23, 2016 - 6:00am
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
August 16, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: North Dakota produces few presidential candidates
The list of presidential candidates with North Dakota ties is not a long one. Four come to mind, and it's audacious to claim three of them. Of...
August 16, 2016 - 6:00am
August 14, 2016
IN SEASON: Hawk season at peak across region
This is the season of the hawks. Local populations are at their peak now, with the addition of young of the year. Daily totals and variety of...
August 14, 2016 - 9:30am
August 9, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: NDSU president should do the right thing — resign
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Poor Dean Bresciani. He intended to shoot the media in the head, it seems, but when the gun went off, the bullet hit Bresciani...
August 9, 2016 - 4:39pm
August 7, 2016
Song sparrows live in vertical space
The song sparrow lives in a vertical world. We humans do too, of course. We have staircases, elevators, airplanes and space ships to carry us...
August 7, 2016 - 5:30am
August 2, 2016
MIKE JACOBS: Need for session exposes problems in North Dakota
The North Dakota Legislature meets today. To understand how unusual this is remember that there have been only 15 special sessions of the legislature...
August 2, 2016 - 5:11am
July 31, 2016
INSEASON: Goldfinches, though common, remain mysterious
The American goldfinch is on a lot of lists of favorite birds. There are good reasons for this. The goldfinch is common, conspicuous and easy...
July 31, 2016 - 12:00pm
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