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Teacher on a plane talked about her low-income students. Passengers overheard and gave her more than $500 in cash.
Russian gun rights advocate charged in US with acting as Russian Federation agent
A 7-year-old survived her father's car crash. She died searching for help.
St. Paul City Council candidate facing revenge porn allegations says website was hacked
Fargo’s new city hall incurs more costs
crime and courts
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
Marches under the elms: City Band continues popular summer concerts
Emmy nominations: 'Game of Thrones' leads with 22 nods, followed by 'Saturday Night Live' and 'Westworld'
Reality show seeks confused North Dakota couple
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Ann Bailey: Hard work a way of life for hay-baler
Marilyn Hagerty: Milestones of summer mark time's passage
Sanford drop-off site a boon for breast milk donors
Cooperstown hospital constructing fresh start
Monday's local scoreboard
Big Sky Conference preseason football polls released
Grand Forks Royals are starting to hit their stride and are enjoying playing together
UND women's basketball makes an in-state haul for 2019 recruits
Hometown slugger wins All-Star Home Run Derby
Laura M. (Olson) Wavra
Doloria L. Dusek
Richard C. Bye
Jean E. Larson
W. Blake Mausbach
A beary long day: Bear lowered from tree but it is unclear if animal will survive
Anita Kemnitz walleye
Get your gear on: 'SEVENTY2' survival kit
Mike Kosanda walleye
Heck Epic next in gravel road bike series
Commentary: Here’s something everyone seems to be overlooking in the (mostly) political hysteria over soybeans
Commentary: The subtle deception we all face
Commentary: Summer 'movecation' is no holiday
Commentary: Are capricious state regulators contributing to ND's child care shortage?
Even in dark times, hang on to hope
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July 15, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Upland sandpiper has two homes
The upland sandpiper was "bird of the week" one year ago this month, and this column described the bird's qualifications. These included a bit...
July 15, 2018 - 6:33am
July 8, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Arrogance and iridescence mark the grackle
If there were to be a contest to throw one bird species off the planet, the common grackle would likely be a nominee. The grackle has a reputation...
July 8, 2018 - 6:46am
July 1, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Don't look for grebes in your backyard ... unless
If your bird watching is limited to your backyard, you probably haven't encountered a western grebe, unless there's a good-sized lake in your...
July 1, 2018 - 6:01am
June 26, 2018
Meet Brad: Another peregrine chick has a Herald namesake
I should have known a scheme was afoot when Tim Driscoll asked me if I wanted to hold the peregrine falcon chick he banded Monday afternoon below...
June 26, 2018 - 10:12am
June 19, 2018
Peregrine banding set for Monday near UND water tower
It has become a popular attraction in recent years, and the annual banding of peregrine falcon chicks is set for 1 p.m. Monday below the UND water tower adjacent to Starcher Hall, 10 Cornell St. There appears to be only a single peregrine chick this year, said Tim Driscoll, local...
June 19, 2018 - 4:57pm
June 17, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Goldfinches set their own breeding pace
If any species might be called “a bird for all seasons,” it would be the American goldfinch. This is because the goldfinch lives off-cycle....
June 17, 2018 - 6:33am
June 10, 2018
Mike Jacobs: Sapsuckers do suck sap, but they aren't yellow-bellied
Only half of the yellow-bellied sapsucker's name is appropriate—the sapsucker half. The other half is not descriptive; whatever yellow...
June 10, 2018 - 6:00am
June 5, 2018
At least one peregrine hatches at UND water tower
How many remains to be seen, but the peregrine falcons nesting atop the UND water tower appear to have at least one baby, observers say. Parents...
June 5, 2018 - 3:22pm
June 3, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Another drop-in makes an impression
The ruddy turnstone is another of those drop-in birds, like last week's bird, the Blackburnian warbler; not a resident here, but sometimes a...
June 3, 2018 - 6:13am
May 27, 2018
Man helps restore bluebird species with nest boxes on rural Wisconsin roads
OULU, Wis. — David Lindelof stopped his Buick along Highway B in Bayfield County and watched a bluebird perched on top of a wooden nesting...
May 27, 2018 - 7:40am
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: The flame throat shows up in GF
As soon as I read the email, I knew what species would be bird of the week. The message read, "I'm in Grand Forks. Could I have seen a Blackburnian...
May 27, 2018 - 6:00am
May 20, 2018
Mike Jacobs: Cowbirds add spice to a spring evening
A couple of weeks ago, I admitted to being a voyeur since I had gone off to watch the sharp-tailed grouse dance. Today, I confess to being a...
May 20, 2018 - 6:04am
May 13, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Hooray! Swallows usher in a new season
Hooray! Hooray! For the middle of May! How many birds can you see in a day? More than 50 species in a walk along the English Coulee, Dave Lambeth...
May 13, 2018 - 6:52am
May 6, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Dance of the sharp-tailed grouse seems purposeful chaos
At this time of year, nature puts on such an extravagant show that it's hard not to be prurient. A case in point is the courtship dance of the...
May 6, 2018 - 6:09am
April 29, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Don't overlook the northern harrier
The northern harrier is underappreciated, I think. I seldom hear it remarked upon, and I doubt it stands very high on many lists of favorite...
April 29, 2018 - 6:00am