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January 28, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Hungry owls move south for winter
January 28, 2018 - 6:00am
December 18, 2017
Sharp-tailed grouse (from left) photographed Monday morning near Roseau, Minn., whitetail buck on trail camera in Grand Forks city limits and great-horned owl in Minto, N.D.
Wildlife photos brighten a gray Monday morning in Grand Forks
December 18, 2017 - 10:29am
December 1, 2017
A snowy owl is seen after being rescued from inside a cooling system at Alakef Coffee Roasters in Duluth on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Ezra Bennett)play button
Watch: Snowy owl rescued from Minnesota coffee roaster equipment
December 1, 2017 - 8:23am
October 25, 2017
Erika Kolbow checks a newly banded saw-whet owl in September 2016 while banding the birds at Turtle River State Park with Grand Forks raptor expert Tim Driscoll. (Herald file photo)
Saw-whet owl banding set at Turtle River State Park
October 25, 2017 - 10:51am
August 21, 2017
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources workers expect a Barred Owl, similar to this, is what attacked the girl.  File photo
Owl attack prompts Minnesota state park trail closure
August 21, 2017 - 5:57pm
May 5, 2017
Two juvenile saw-whet owls peek through the opening Thursday in a wood duck box set up in the backyard of Grand Forks birding authority Dave Lambeth. The saw-whet nest is the first for the species to be documented in Grand Forks County and only the second in eastern North Dakota. (Photo/ Dave Lambeth, special to the Herald)
Saw-whet owls nesting in Grand Forks backyard are first record for the county
May 5, 2017 - 2:37pm
October 4, 2016
A saw-whet owl (left) and an eastern screech owl wait to be released after various measurements are taken in Turtle River State Park. (Joshua Komer/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Banding effort aims to shed light on migrating saw-whet owls
October 4, 2016 - 5:24pm
June 12, 2016
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Burrowing owl shows up unexpectedly in northeast North Dakota
June 12, 2016 - 7:45am
April 3, 2016
Owls were elusive Monday night during an attempted banding effort at Turtle River State Park, but Tim Driscoll and Erika Kolbow trapped and banded this bright-eyed little saw-whet owl March 26. Based on previous experience in the park, fall is the most productive time to band saw-whet owls, Kolbow and Driscoll say. (Erika Kolbow, Turtle River State Park)
BRAD DOKKEN: Calling all owls for catching and banding
April 3, 2016 - 8:30am
December 24, 2015
A one-month-old burrowing owlet looks through the glass of its exhibit at the Lake Superior Zoo Wednesday with curiosity. (Samantha Erkkila / button
Video: 7 adorable burrowing owlets hatch at Lake Superior Zoo
December 24, 2015 - 3:00pm
November 22, 2015
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Saw-whet owl drops in at a valley farmstead
November 22, 2015 - 9:45am
A northern saw-whet owl strikes a wide-eyed pose Nov. 8 while being banded at Turtle River State Park. Raptor expert and licensed bander Tim Driscoll of Grand Forks captured and banded 102 migrating saw-whets this fall with help from volunteers and staff at Turtle River State Park. (Erika Kolbow, Turtle River State Park)
BRAD DOKKEN: Tiny owls a big hit
November 22, 2015 - 9:15am
November 4, 2015
Mindy Kleeb submitted this photo of a snowy owl on Tuesday seen in Pinewood, Minn, near Bemidji. Submitted photo.
Owl irruption: Snowy owls swoop into Bemidji area
November 4, 2015 - 7:30am
November 1, 2015
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
November begins 'owl season' locally
November 1, 2015 - 7:45am
May 15, 2015
Owl Chicks
May 15, 2015 - 6:27pm