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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
April 5, 2015
Brad Dokken
BRAD DOKKEN: More sounds and sights and yeeps
April 5, 2015 - 6:30am
March 22, 2015
BRAD DOKKEN: What animal says 'yeep!' in the night?!
March 22, 2015 - 11:20am
February 11, 2015
An injured great horned owl was found Tuesday, February 10, 2015, by a member of the public who brought it to the South 71 Veterinary Clinic in Willmar, Minn. It was then transported to the Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul.
Team effort helps to rescue injured owl in Willmar
February 11, 2015 - 9:30pm
February 1, 2015
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Other northern owls wander southward
February 1, 2015 - 12:45am