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MEN'S BASKETBALL: UND 80, Idaho State 69
UND HOCKEY: O'Donnell gives UND overtime win
PREP BASKETBALL: Hawley captures key Section 8AA road wins
UND HOCKEY: O'Donnell gives UND overtime win
For Crookston's Paul Bittner, his decision to skip high school hockey pays off
Off the Record Blog: Tremors 5 is another unnecessary sequel
Two youth music organizations hold joint concert
THE LIST: African arts festival ... NDMOA benefit ... Myra Jazz Festival
Local musicians' song peaks at No. 3 on independent country music chart
72-year-old makes her debut performance in ‘Sleeping Beauty’ ballet
life & style
Bonnie L. Hanson
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Other northern owls wander southward
A rundown on outdoors events, issues across N.D.
Hot fun on a cold day
Invasive species program for Minnesota boaters suspended
KORRIE WENZEL: Too many holes in anti-pipeline arguments
LETTER: Unequal pay hurts women and their families, too
LETTER: Protect workers who inquire about pay
LETTER: Did racism move underground?
OUR OPINION: Common Core, uncommon rancor
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” when he was banded last spring in Fargo showed up at the UND water tower about 10 days ago to court “Terminator,” a female peregrine that...
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, who have been nesting at the tower the past three years. The eggs were laid in mid-April. Observation of the pair's behavior suggests...
hunting / local / news / wildlife
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 the resident peregrine falcons have hatched at least two young. The pair produced three, one male and two females, each of the past three...
hunting / local / news / outdoors
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 falcon - has already returned.
hunting / news
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 peregrine falcon couple, a local item since 2009, was spotted this week nesting atop a tower on the UND campus, where they were relocated...
local / news
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,...
hunting / local / outdoors
April 27, 2010 - 6:53pm
July 22, 2009
A friendly new face
The newest and highest smiling face in Grand Forks soon will be beaming down on motorists. Crews were using black tape to outline the face of the new Smiley water tower today to the east of Purpur Arena in what used to be Williamson Park. Kevin Dean, Grand Forks Public Information...
July 22, 2009 - 4:46pm
June 25, 2009
Experts band three peregrine falcon chicks hatched on Smiley tower
Grand Forks, meet Alice, Ethel and Smiley. Three peregrine falcon chicks that hatched in a nest box high atop the Smiley water tower along South Washington Street had their coming out party, of sorts, Thursday afternoon when experts from the Minnesota Audubon Society and the Minnesota...
June 25, 2009 - 2:54pm
June 13, 2009
Xcel Energy's falcon program celebrates milestone
OAK PARK HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Four hundred feet above Xcel Energy's Allen S. King Plant, a mother peregrine falcon squawked loudly, diving at the unwanted visitors disturbing her nest. Despite the objections of the mother raptor, the energy provider works every year to restore what...
hunting / outdoors
June 13, 2009 - 7:18am
June 4, 2009
AREA NEWS: Nursing home grant, Memorial March, Red River Rendezvous, more
Nursing home grant: The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a $14.7 million grant to build replacement nursing homes at the state Veterans home in Lisbon, N.D. The new facility will have 52 beds in a skilled-care nursing home and 69 beds in a basic care, independent-living...
June 4, 2009 - 4:31pm
April 28, 2009
As the bird turns
It's like a soap opera. Two strangers from far away meet, the chemistry of attraction works its magic, and a son is born. The son dies young in a tragic accident and the couple takes a break from one another, departing for destinations unknown. They promised to be true and meet...
April 28, 2009 - 9:23pm