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‘I didn’t want to shoot her in the head...just…scare her,’ ex-husband testifies
'Mom, I gotta go, there's a gunshot': Dealing with my daughter's job as a police officer
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Alexandria girl who drowned entered water willingly
Oil and Gas Division defends deleted emails
crime and courts
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
'Uffda Day' in TRF to celebrate all things Norwegian
In my 20s and 30s, I accepted nearly every wedding invitation; now I RSVP no
What happens when you're laid off while pregnant?
Marilyn Hagerty: Mexican Village stays popular over the years
What happens when a spouse dies in the middle of a divorce?
Marilyn Hagerty: Change of season means looking to new things
UND lands touted Canadian prospect Ethan Bowen
UND's Quinton Hooker happy with Houston Rockets workout
Ottawa holds off elimination, sends series to Game 7
Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
Unbeaten Lynx hold off Sun for 80-78 win
George Frank Jarus
Beth Ann Perry
Dick Hatt walleye
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS: DOUG LEIER/ North Dakota's prairie wetlands also benefit shorebird species
Mollie Ficocello catfish
Summer hours set at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Brad Dokken: Pilot program to benefit Northwest Angle
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum and the Land Board need to get in control of their bureaucrats
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
McFeely: Carson Wentz 'rejuvenated' as year two begins, Eagles head coach says
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp rips #TheResistance, calls it a 'waste of my time'
Four Generations of the
May 19, 2017
Always in season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 19, 2017 - 2:04pm
May 18, 2017
Authorities issue warning about bear spotted near Park River, N.D.
Walsh County, N.D. --The Walsh County sheriff's department is warning the public about a bear spotted in the area. The pictures above are of...
May 18, 2017 - 8:15am
May 17, 2017
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
Wadena, Minn. — Shoppers got quite the surprise at the Wadena Wal-Mart when they noticied a deer perusing the aisles. The picture above has...
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
May 12, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Birds compete for nesting sites
A kind of competition has developed between the birds. It involves barn swallows and eastern phoebes, and the stakes are high. Both birds want...
May 12, 2017 - 10:38am
May 5, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Snipe call attention to themselves
Here at Magpie Ridge west of Gilby, N.D., where I watch most of my birds and where no magpie has been seen for many months: Here the bird of...
May 5, 2017 - 3:37pm
Saw-whet owls nesting in Grand Forks backyard are first record for the county
Dave Lambeth, often called the "dean of Grand Forks birdwatchers," can be excused for feeling like he just won the birding equivalent of the...
May 5, 2017 - 2:37pm
April 28, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hermit thrushes 'fall' into Grand Forks
The bird to associate with last week's weather is the hermit thrush. This thrush is an early migrant. It's not abundant, by any means, but sometimes...
April 28, 2017 - 3:22pm
April 21, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Mourning dove known for its call
The voice of the mourning dove has been misapplied. It is associated with grief, yet it is a sound of comfort, signaling both springtime and...
April 21, 2017 - 2:22pm
April 15, 2017
Ants march into battle and rescue their wounded comrades
WASHINGTON - Much like human soldiers in combat, members of a large, black, termite-eating ant species found in sub-Saharan Africa march in formation...
April 15, 2017 - 7:00am
April 14, 2017
Mike Jacobs: The killdeer is a familiar trickster
The killdeer is a familiar bird, perhaps as well known as the robin. Like the robin, it is a reliable sign of spring. The killdeer signals spring...
April 14, 2017 - 12:22pm
April 10, 2017
Male Crookston peregrine has Fargo origin; female isn't banded so where she was hatched is uncertain
A story is beginning to emerge on the peregrine falcons that have taken up residence in a nest box atop an elevator on the south side of Crookston....
April 10, 2017 - 10:43am
April 7, 2017
It's for the birds (and kids): UMC students teach youngsters about about bird feeders, nature
Kids and birds are a perfect match, and nearly 30 kids and their parents got to see and learn about birds Thursday night at East Grand Forks...
April 7, 2017 - 8:32pm
Peregrine falcon pair confirmed in Crookston
Grand Forks' peregrine falcon pair—Marv and Terminator—has new neighbors. In Crookston. Laura Bell, a naturalist at the University of Minnesota-Crookston, said a student and professor installed the nest box on a grain elevator a few years ago in hopes of attracting peregrines....
April 7, 2017 - 12:45pm
Always in Season/ Mike Jacobs: Too many snow geese fill the sky
It's about 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning. I'm on North Dakota Highway 1 about 9 miles southwest of Cooperstown, N.D., and there are about 90,000...
April 7, 2017 - 11:21am
March 31, 2017
Always in Season/Mike Jacobs: Meadowlarks signal spring
There are lots of signs of spring. No one of them is definitive, but taken together they are completely convincing. Probably the most familiar...
March 31, 2017 - 12:53pm