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Totem pole, Washington state tribes join pipeline protest
Grand Forks teacher wins $100,000 Powerball lottery drawing
East Grand Forks family displaced in fire
UPDATE: Concordia grad found dead on island with husband was accused of having sex with boys
Superior honors fallen firefighters who died while on way to fight Utah wildfires
crime and courts
Bridgewater to undergo season-ending surgery on knee
UND FOOTBALL: Blocking out the buzz
Bemidji State football coach on 'leave of absence,' AD says
Vikings waive TE Leonhardt, eight others
Monday's local scoreboard
From candied bacon to mini donut beer, treats can be fun at Minnesota State Fair
Liven up your desk space with color and accessories
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
life & style
William Hartley Eckes
Betty Jean (Engen) Cariveau
Norman Morris Hanson
Tony Dorn Jr. elk
East Grand Forks girl treated for cancer goes on family houseboat adventure
Late August is hummingbird season
NICE FISH: Great catches around the region
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Biking, birding, hunting events around the region
Port: Law enforcement at pipeline protests take precautions after social media threats
Port: ND mom fights to make college campuses safe for young men
MIKE JACOBS: Despite reports, North Dakota isn't broke
LETTER: UND Sioux nickname fans don't support what real Sioux are fighting for
LETTER: Pipeline news coverage should better reflect protesters' views
50th Wedding Anniversary
July 19, 2016
5 peregrine falcon fledglings take flight from Prairie Island nuclear plant
Peregrine falcon hatchlings typically reach the size of their parents during adolescence, but they are easily distinguished from their elders...
July 19, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 20, 2016
Peregrine families live on power plant smokestacks in Duluth; check the FalconCam
DULUTH, Minn. - Peregrine falcon banders found four chicks and two parents when they climbed up the smokestack of Minnesota Power’s Hibbard...
June 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 13, 2016
MARILYN HAGERTY: Feathery namesake a new honor
When Tim Driscoll clutched a 24-day-old peregrine falcon by the legs Monday, he held it aloft and said, "This female is going to be named Marilyn—in...
June 13, 2016 - 6:14pm
May 23, 2016
First peregrine chick of 2016 confirmed in Grand Forks
There's at least one new peregrine falcon chick in town, and the next few days should provide a clearer picture of this year's hatch, a local...
May 23, 2016 - 8:50pm
March 29, 2016
Terminator returns to Marv and UND; competing falcon flees to Canada
The love triangle that threatened to turn Grand Forks' peregrine falcon nest into a bit of a soap opera has been terminated—you might say—and...
March 29, 2016 - 9:40am
March 9, 2016
New female falcon in town may mean a Terminator turf war over Marv and the nest box
In a sure sign of spring, a male and female peregrine falcon have converged at a nest box on the UND water tower, but the female's identity is...
March 9, 2016 - 1:53pm
November 29, 2015
BRAD DOKKEN: Celebrity falcon chick flies from Grand Forks to Padre Island
No one really knew what to expect when Malala, a female peregrine falcon chick hatched last spring atop the UND water tower, turned up in early...
November 29, 2015 - 8:20am
April 5, 2015
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Peregrines in Grand Forks belong to an amazing story of recovery
Peregrine falcons are amazing birds, and perhaps the most amazing thing about them is they nest right here in River City, Grand Forks, N.D.,...
April 5, 2015 - 7:15am
March 31, 2015
THE TREND: Elizabeth Smart speaks, UND student tuition increase, falcons return, dead man found on golf course
The Lead Thousands descended to hear Elizabeth Smart, whose story of abduction and torture made national headlines more than a decade ago,...
March 31, 2015 - 8:36am
April 30, 2014
Raptor expert observes Grand Forks peregrines mating
It looks as if Grand Forks will be doing its part to add to the recovering peregrine falcon population. A year-old male dubbed “Marv”...
April 30, 2014 - 11:23am
June 13, 2012
Peregrine falcon chicks get banded for tracking
Raptor researchers began banding the three peregrine falcon chicks at the UND water tower Wednesday. The chicks' parents are Roosevelt and Terminator,...
June 13, 2012 - 9:43pm
May 29, 2012
Grand Forks' peregrine falcons apparently add to brood
Roosevelt and Terminator appear to have added to their family once again, as Grand Forks birdwatcher Tim Driscoll reports "clear evidence" that...
May 29, 2012 - 8:39pm
April 9, 2012
Female falcon returns to Fargo without her mate
FARGO -- With the calendar turning to April, many seasonal birds have started their migration back to the area. One of those - the peregrine...
April 9, 2012 - 8:45am
March 30, 2012
Birders await confirmation but believe peregrine pair is back
They can't say for sure yet, but local birders seem fairly convinced that Terminator and Roosevelt have returned once again to Grand Forks. The...
March 30, 2012 - 6:53pm
April 27, 2010
Peregrine falcons return to GF on new water tower -- at UND
Their old hangout may be gone, but a pair of peregrine falcons that's called Grand Forks home every year is back, area birdwatchers say. Instead of nesting on the old Smiley water tower, torn down in their absence, the falcon named Terminator and her partner of one year, Roosevelt,...
April 27, 2010 - 6:53pm