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Custer Health to launch syringe exchange program in Mandan
More than $1 million awarded in Outdoor Heritage Fund grants
Planting for the Future project will add 55,000 trees in North Dakota
ASTROBOB: Voyager 1 Fires Thrusters After 37 Years, Gets New Lease On Life
Devils Lake revises downtown infrastructure project
crime and courts
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
Grand Forks Chorales present 'Messiah' sing-along event
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Win streak continues for ND ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant
'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' opens at Red River High School
Don't try to replace parent's deceased spouse
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Everything you need to know about smart speakers
Open house set for restored Farwell church
Hawks show growth in its near upset of No. 12 Gonzaga
Wild have no answer for Kane in loss to rival Blackhawks
Zimmer's 'D' destroys former team
For Vikings, NFC North title is just the start: 'We're not finished'
Terror threats unsettle small-town hoops tourney
Irene Opal (Brown) Olson
Floyd W. "Bill" Sirman
Lisa K. Beckley
Erma L. Stokes
Bruce R. Field
New pike regulations set for Minnesota anglers
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Kittson County Sheriff's Office video sheds light on wolf complaints
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: What bird is the Christmas partridge?
Ice fishing's unsung heroes: From drilling holes to cleaning fish, resort workers keep Lake of the Woods' winter fishing industry running smoothly
Commentary: It is risky to sell your soul to the devil
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
Children remind us to breathe despite worry
COMMENTARY: Republicans challenging Republicans is a healthy thing for North Dakota's dominant party
Mark Kennedy: From Jedi to Leaders in Action
60th Wedding Anniversary
November 28, 2017
Proposal would lift restrictions on banned pets in Minot; modeled after Fargo ordinances
MINOT, N.D.—Proposed changes that would lift prohibitions on pit bulls, chickens and snakes in Minot will go to the city council. The Animal Ordinance Committee completed its work Monday, barring any further direction from the city council, and recommended the changes. The city...
November 28, 2017 - 3:30pm
July 10, 2017
Unexpected visitor: Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Minn. family's front steps
RED WING, Minn. — Walking down your front steps is an uneventful activity, but when a rattlesnake impedes the path, that quickly changes....
July 10, 2017 - 8:51am
June 6, 2017
'That other snake's aliiiive!': A reptile expert explains epic regurgitating-snake video
Every once in a while, a video comes along that reminds us of nature's extraordinary - and sometimes disgusting - mystery. For many people this...
June 6, 2017 - 8:13am
June 3, 2017
Letter: Snakes on front cover of Herald?
To the editor, Snakes on the front page of the Herald (Sunday, May 28)? Was there no room in the Northland Outdoors section? An American flag flying in the breeze would have been nice. Ann Bowman East Grand Forks
June 3, 2017 - 7:41am
May 28, 2017
Spectacle of snakes bring visitors from around the world to Manitoba
NARCISSE SNAKE DENS, Man.—The snakes—dozens, perhaps even hundreds—resembled a giant undulating blob of spaghetti as they twisted...
May 28, 2017 - 6:00am
May 25, 2017
Watch: Narcisse snake dens make for a slithery spectacle
The Narcisse Snake Dens about an hour and a half north of Winnipeg are home to the world's largest gathering of red-sided garter snakes. Every...
May 25, 2017 - 6:00am
April 26, 2016
5-foot snake, not poisonous to humans, loose in Crookston, police say
Police said they are looking for a 5-foot snake sighted last week in Crookston, but it’s probably a pet that got loose. Police were notified...
April 26, 2016 - 3:11pm
June 30, 2015
Medora mayor bit by rattlesnake? Not exactly.
MEDORA, N.D. — It was a rumor that spread like venom and included a snake, but turned out to be less dangerous than initial reports made it out to be. Medora Doug Ellison said Monday he was not bit by a rattlesnake—a rumor that started Friday night while dining at the Little...
June 30, 2015 - 12:37pm
March 10, 2013
OUTDOOR FACTOIDS: The "Python Challenge"
The recent "Python Challenge" in the Florida Everglades might have dominated the creepy critter headlines, but the Maryland Department of Natural Resources again this year is offering incentives for anglers to catch snakeheads. Native to parts of Africa and Southeast Asia, the invasive,...
March 10, 2013 - 5:00am
July 17, 2012
West Fargo denies request to allow constrictor snakes as pets
WEST FARGO - City leaders here denied a resident's request Monday to allow constrictor snakes as pets in West Fargo. Resident Robert L. Butts III told West Fargo commissioners that he owns two such snakes and believes they ought to be allowed, as they would be in either Fargo or...
July 17, 2012 - 9:41am
February 4, 2012
INSIGHT: A rattling distress call
CHICAGO -- Dozens of snakes slumbering the winter away underneath abandoned railroad tracks faced a wake-up call that could have proved fatal. A...
February 4, 2012 - 9:49pm
January 18, 2012
32 dead pythons found in Dilworth, Minn., area storage unit; charges possible
January 18, 2012 - 6:36am
July 14, 2011
'I LOVED YOU': Man charged with killing ex-girlfriend's pet snake, leaving bloody message
STILLWATER, Minn. -- A man is accused of going to his former girlfriend's home in Stillwater, killing her pet snake and writing "I loved you" with its blood. Jonathan Utecht, 21, was charged today with felony counts of burglary and terroristic threats. According to the complaint,...
July 14, 2011 - 5:11pm
August 27, 2009
31 years of catching dogs, herding cats ... and escorting moose
Officer Will Speaker, an animal warden, retires from the Grand Forks Police Department this week after 31 years of rescuing and wrangling what...
August 27, 2009 - 6:45pm
December 2, 2008
TICKLES FOUND: Saskatoon zoo python found 4 months after it was snatched
December 2, 2008 - 2:59pm