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Governors' F-M diversion task force includes staunch supporters, vocal opponents of project
Campaign seeks to highlight service of Minnesota's women veterans
Miss North Dakota shares awareness of bullying, mental health
Attacker of ND convenience store clerk seeks mercy, sentenced to 26 years
UND exploring major overhaul of steam plant infrastructure
crime and courts
'Legends of Terror' returns to the Myra Museum
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
'Born This Way' cast member to speak Saturday at Buddy Walk
Marilyn Hagerty: Like to worry? Today's for you
Mariliyn Hagerty: Soup's on
Marilyn Hagerty: Everyone has to start somewhere
Marilyn Hagerty: Home for Homecoming
The unsexy but effective diet plan
Yankees seize AL lead with 5-0 win over Astros
QB Kyle Sloter confident would 'have a job' if waived by Vikings
Yes, Gophers are young this season, but they'll be younger next year
Vikings 'high level' of play equal parts offense, defense
Players rave about Teddy Bridgewater's return, but coach tempers expectations
Betty R. Hughes
Edward J. Suckut
Florence J. Myers
Bear hit in Grand Forks County weighed 300 pounds
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: The Gerdes Nation marks 50-year tradition
IN THE FIELD
Commentary: Poll: 42 percent of North Dakotans say they’re less likely to vote for Heitkamp if she opposes Trump tax plan
Letter: Plan no longer threatens N.D. economy
Letter: Pretending fault lies with weapon is foolish
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
Column: Public servants hostile to openness aren't worthy of public service
May 23, 2017
Summer hours set at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Beginning June 7, the Visitor Center at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge will be open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. The Visitor Center will be open before that, as well, but days will vary depending on activities being held at the refuge. The Visitor Center will...
May 23, 2017 - 2:40pm
May 19, 2017
Two Minn. counties taking unique step forward to promote recreation, quality of life
NEW ULM, Minn.—Two southern Minnesota counties are working with the Department of Natural Resources to create a plan for more outdoors...
May 19, 2017 - 4:33pm
Always in season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 19, 2017 - 2:04pm
May 16, 2017
Floating docks installed for the season
A floating dock has been installed for the season in downtown Grand Forks at River Road, north of DeMers Ave. The dock can be used for non-motorized watercraft, fishing and other recreation. Crews will be cleaning the dock later this week. A floating dock also will be installed in...
May 16, 2017 - 7:49pm
April 21, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Mourning dove known for its call
The voice of the mourning dove has been misapplied. It is associated with grief, yet it is a sound of comfort, signaling both springtime and...
April 21, 2017 - 2:22pm
April 10, 2017
Theodore Roosevelt and Voyageurs national parks offer greatly different outdoors experiences within a similar distance from Grand Forks
National Park Week begins Saturday and continues through April 23, and the annual event offers an opportunity to learn more about these recreational...
April 10, 2017 - 1:56pm
April 7, 2017
Always in Season/ Mike Jacobs: Too many snow geese fill the sky
It's about 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning. I'm on North Dakota Highway 1 about 9 miles southwest of Cooperstown, N.D., and there are about 90,000...
April 7, 2017 - 11:21am
April 3, 2017
Sweet new facility highlights syrup-making at Maplewood Park
PELICAN RAPIDS, MINN.—It takes 40 gallons of sap from the sugar maple tree to make a single gallon of pure maple syrup, a process that's...
April 3, 2017 - 9:41am
March 19, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
This is a good time of year to appreciate black-capped chickadees. They're conspicuous this time of year, but pretty soon they'll be hard to...
March 19, 2017 - 5:07pm
March 16, 2017
OUTDOOR REPORT: Colder weather buys a few more days of ice fishing on lakes across the region
Lake of the Woods Ice as of earlier this week remained pretty good along the south shore, with 24 to 34 inches in most areas, Lake of the Woods Tourism reported. More than ever, anglers this time of year should use resort- or outfitter-maintained and monitored access roads for safety....
March 16, 2017 - 8:44pm
March 3, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Signs of spring appear in the valley
Horned larks are back in the valley. Horned owls are back on their nests. These are signs of spring in the Red River Valley. Both are right on...
March 3, 2017 - 1:28pm
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Time to pony up for parks
A lot of good things are happening this summer at Minnesota state parks, but additional funding is necessary to ensure services and facilities...
March 3, 2017 - 1:27pm
March 2, 2017
OUTDOORS REPORT: Fishing in Minnesota? Don't forget to buy a new fishing license
Lake of the Woods Ice remains 24 inches to 30 inches thick, and the long-range forecast calls for freezing temps, so ice fishing season through March looks to be in good shape, Lake of the Woods Tourism reports in its latest update. Roads have smoothed out after the warmer weather,...
March 2, 2017 - 4:23pm
February 24, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: MIKE JACOBS/ Early migrants reach the valley
Last week brought an influx of rough-legged hawks to our area that was both larger and earlier than expected. Matt Spoor alerted Grand Cities...
February 24, 2017 - 2:07pm
February 17, 2017
Always in Season-Mike Jacobs: Eurasian collared dove presents a new bird mystery for a new week
This week's bird mystery is the opposite of the one presented here last week. Last week, we had a bird that was seen and not heard; this week,...
February 17, 2017 - 1:18pm