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NDSU cattle complex among best in nation
Minnesotans concerned about potato pesticides turned away from McDonald's meeting
Woman hurt in head-on collision near St. Hilaire
Duluth student sets out to sail around Lake Superior on paddleboard
Helping hands: A benefit for David Knapp ... 145-mile bike ride for Nepal ...
crime and courts
PREP TRACK: Delage wins twice at Minnesota 8A subsection 31 meet
PREP BASEBALL: Riders win, advance to semifinals
PREP SOFTBALL: Eagles defeated NCE/UH 2-0
BOYS GOLF: Thursday's results
GIRLS GOLF: Thursday's results
The Lovely Dozen offers variety of multicultural dance classes, workshops
THE LIST: 'The Dixie Swim Club' ... Dance recital ... Local art exhibits
North Dakota native, paleontology expert to be featured in Animal Planet special
AT THE MOVIES: 'Poltergeist' ... 'Tomorrowland' ... 'Pitch Perfect 2'
CATHERINE KRUMMEY: Miller's Mad Max is back in action in 'Fury Road'
life & style
Raeann Michelle Germain-Broste
Marlys G. Hjelseth
Marion L. Kyllo
Tharone Andrew Kramer
North Dakota Game and Fish: Please leave baby wildlife alone
Outdoors Report: Fishing in the region
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Angling activity, Wolf depredation complaints etc.
Colby Thorlakson walleye
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR projects on tap along Red River
MARILYN HAGERTY: Tunseth leaves behind 30 years of serving lunch
OUR OPINION: Lake Wobegon, yes; Lake Wobegon Effect, no
John Stineman: Minnesota can learn from N.D.'s tech rules
GEORGE WILL: Capital punishment's slow but sure death
MARILYN HAGERTY: Graduation brings memories, summer
April 12, 2015
Blue Angels top Fargo AirSho bill
FARGO--Now the truth can be told: The Fargo AirSho's debut performance in 1989 provoked the ire of the Air Force. Members of the North Dakota Air Guard, caught up in the spirit of the state centennial, painted an F-4 fighter jet blue, with the state seal on the underside,...
news / region
April 12, 2015 - 9:15am
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Early spring brings thrushes to the valley
It's bluebird season. Not a crazy idea. "Bluebird weather" doesn't mean balmy, sunlit summer days. Not at all. I've seen them in wind and rain and snow at least as often as I've seen them in sunshine. Bluebirds are early migrants. They show up here pretty faithfully just...
outdoors / wildlife
April 12, 2015 - 9:10am
April 11, 2015
Famed gardening expert draws hundreds to Alerus
P. Allen Smith got a partial standing ovation before he even started speaking at the Alerus Center for Gardening Saturday. "I love seeing how vibrant the horticulture community is in North Dakota," he said to a packed room of hundreds. Smith was one of the most famous faces...
news / local
April 11, 2015 - 1:21pm
April 9, 2015
First of its kind group camp to open at Lake Bemidji State Park
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Up to 50 people can soon stay at a new group camp at Lake Bemidji State Park just outside of town. With five electric hookups for RVs and a large tenting area, the facility is the first of its kind in Minnesota state parks, according to the Department of...
news / region
April 9, 2015 - 10:15pm
April 5, 2015
ASK THE DNR: Any suggestions for paddling trip?
Q. I want to go on a paddling trip this spring but don't have time to go to the Boundary Waters. Any suggestions? A. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources manages the first and largest water trails system in the nation. Water trails are recreational routes on waterways that...
April 5, 2015 - 8:30am
GET YOUR GEAR ON: BioLite Camp Stove
It's a campstove and cellphone charger in one—how cool is that! The BioLite Camp Stove is essentially a camping stove that you can use...
April 5, 2015 - 7:45am
April 1, 2015
Senate caps Outdoor Heritage Fund at $30 million, breaking promise, Democrat says
In what one Democrat called “the first of unfortunately a long line of broken promises,” state senators passed a bill Wednesday that would keep the state’s Outdoor Heritage Fund capped at $30 million instead of the $50 million proposed by Gov. Jack Dalrymple as an alternative...
news / politics
April 1, 2015 - 7:26pm
GETTING TO BUSINESS: The Golf Center preps for warmer weather
Are you guys getting ready for spring? With the early weather that we had, people got excited a little sooner than they typically do. So it's been pretty busy already. Then we got that little bit of snow, so it slowed down for a little bit. But I think people are optimistic that...
news / business
April 1, 2015 - 3:04pm
March 29, 2015
AMATEUR BASKETBALL: Jeff Horner plays on two finalists in Grand Am
At one point Sunday afternoon, Jeff Horner went to the scorer’s table to question the accuracy of the scoreboard. The response from the workers came with a smile: “Just play the game. We’ll take care of it.’’ It was a case of role reversal at the annual Grand Am adult...
sports / local sports
March 29, 2015 - 8:16pm
SHARE YOUR STORY: How does your garden grow?
Once all the snow has melted and plants and flowers start blooming, the Herald will bring back our "Garden of the Week" feature. If you know of one deserving of the title, email your contact information and photos of the garden to email@example.com.
accent / life & style
March 29, 2015 - 8:45am
10 ways to enjoy spring outdoors
After teasing us with 70-degree weather in mid-March, spring has been an elusive season, of late. Despite the setbacks, it will get here eventually. When those anticipated nice days finally arrive, it's important to make the most of them.
outdoors / recreation
March 29, 2015 - 8:15am
GET YOUR GEAR ON: 'SoftRack'
A Twin Cities startup company founded by 2004 UND graduate Mickeli Bedore is marketing a new cartop carrying rack that's easy to install and quick to remove. Bedore said Otium Outdoors' new "SoftRack" fits any vehicle to hold everything from kayaks and skis to lumber, fishing rods...
March 29, 2015 - 5:15am
March 22, 2015
Signs of spring appear in northern Minnesota
Spring in the Northland is a time of rebirth, a time of optimism, as winter loses its paralyzing grip on the landscape. Almost overnight, it seems, the warm sun and longer days trigger a welcome transformation. The calendar showed mid-March, but the weather felt more like mid-April...
outdoors / wildlife
March 22, 2015 - 9:15am
March 4, 2015
Arthur barn dances to live on with new owners
The long-running dances at an old barn just north of here that were in jeopardy with an ownership change will live on, to the delight of multiple generations of fans.
news / business
March 4, 2015 - 12:30am
March 1, 2015
WORTH A LOOK: Walleye University
What: Johnnie Candle's Walleye University. When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Grand Forks Scheels, 2800 S. Columbia Road. Cost: $50; participants will receive a $20 Scheels gift card. Register: At Customer Service or by calling (701) 780-9424. Open water walleye...
outdoors / fishing
March 1, 2015 - 12:15pm