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UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
Marilyn Hagerty: Applebee's gets an 'A'
Three fun things to do in Grand Forks this weekend
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Marilyn Hagerty: Grand Forks favorites and a trip down memory lane
Roast with the most
Life & Style
Elizabeth J. "Beth" (Fox) Bucholz
MaryAnn (Greene) Cavanaugh
Kermit Leon Magnuson
Miguel "Mike" A. Celis
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
Dates open for hunter safety classes
The outdoors from A to Z
Worth a look: Winter 'camping' in comfort
Marilyn Hagerty: It's a good time to catch up on letters
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
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October 4, 2016
Banding effort aims to shed light on migrating saw-whet owls
TURTLE RIVER STATE PARK, N.D.—Offering a guarantee of success is a dicey proposition with any pursuit, but Tim Driscoll liked his chances of...
October 4, 2016 - 5:24pm
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
April 3, 2016
BRAD DOKKEN: Calling all owls for catching and banding
TURTLE RIVER STATE PARK, N.D.—Conditions were favorable enough on this Monday March evening—no wind and no moon—but Erika Kolbow...
April 3, 2016 - 8:30am
December 24, 2015
Video: 7 adorable burrowing owlets hatch at Lake Superior Zoo
A total of seven burrowing owlets hatched at the zoo during the last week of November as part of the Species Survival Program. Due to loss of...
December 24, 2015 - 3:00pm
November 22, 2015
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Saw-whet owl drops in at a valley farmstead
A stranger dropped in at Orvis and June Haugen's place the other day. They're my neighbors near Gilby, N.D. Actually, they didn't see the...
November 22, 2015 - 9:45am
BRAD DOKKEN: Tiny owls a big hit
Tim Driscoll said he didn't know what to expect this fall when he decided to try banding saw-whet owls at Turtle River State Park, but what he...
November 22, 2015 - 9:15am
November 4, 2015
Owl irruption: Snowy owls swoop into Bemidji area
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A snowy owl "irruption" is giving Bemidji area residents a glimpse of the majestic raptors, here from Canada in search...
November 4, 2015 - 7:30am
November 1, 2015
November begins 'owl season' locally
The great horned owl is an appropriate bird for Halloween week and for early November. Halloween is a holiday of the other world, the one...
November 1, 2015 - 7:45am
May 15, 2015
Signs of spring. Baby birds come in all shapes and sizes. Check out these photos of a young owlet flexing its wings. Photo from Mike Benson. Meteorologist...
May 15, 2015 - 6:27pm
April 5, 2015
BRAD DOKKEN: More sounds and sights and yeeps
My recent column about the "yeep" sound we heard in the night at a friend's deer camp in Koochiching County of northern Minnesota yielded some...
April 5, 2015 - 6:30am
March 22, 2015
BRAD DOKKEN: What animal says 'yeep!' in the night?!
KOOCHICHING COUNTY, Minn. -- We have suspicions, but we'll probably never know for sure what we heard that night. It was an odd, sort of high-pitched sound that echoed through the trees. For lack of a better description, it was kind of a "yeep!" noise, a single call that overtook...
March 22, 2015 - 11:20am
February 11, 2015
Team effort helps to rescue injured owl in Willmar
WILLMAR, Minn. — It took a team effort Tuesday to rescue an injured great horned owl and get it transported to the Raptor Center at...
February 11, 2015 - 9:30pm
February 1, 2015
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Other northern owls wander southward
Three owl species move into our area from the north, one nearly every winter, others more erratically. We met the regular visitor last week,...
February 1, 2015 - 12:45am
January 25, 2015
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Cultivate a sense of possibility in the bird world
If you want to see birds, it's always good to cultivate a sense of possibility, especially in midwinter in this part of the world, when the chances...
January 25, 2015 - 7:15am
January 18, 2015
ALWAYS IN SEASON: An owl stands out among the wonders of the bird world
Every bird inspires wonder, but not every bird inspires awe.
January 18, 2015 - 4:30am