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North Dakota hunters who apply for bighorn sheep, elk and moose licenses need to be willing to prepare for a long and difficult hunt if they draw a tag. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Drawing a once-in-a-lifetime license doesn't guarantee success
10 hours 42 min ago
Emanuele, Gio and Tony Nasello enjoy the tradition of St. Joseph Zeppole. David Samson / Forum News Service
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
16 hours 11 min ago
Commentary: In veto fight, Burgum is about to learn that government really isn't a business
16 hours 56 min ago
March 18, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: A tide of birds sweeps through the valley
March 18, 2018 - 6:23am
With the outline of a wheeled fish house that had been set on the ice clearly visible in the foreground, five northern pike were dumped and left  in late January on Devils Lake. An angler with an appreciation for pike and a knack for removing the pesky Y-bones salvaged the fish, which hadn't been frozen long. (Submitted photo)
Brad Dokken: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
March 18, 2018 - 6:22am
columnist Rob Port
COMMENTARY: Schools shouldn't have excused students for anti-gun protests
March 18, 2018 - 6:00am
March 17, 2018
Impatiens downy mildew disease has devastated impatiens in flowerbeds across the United States for the past five to 10 years. Special to Forum News Service
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
March 17, 2018 - 8:21am
March 14, 2018
All lottery and gratis license applications now have to be submitted online using the Game and Fish website at That's the only option for applying. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Questions—and answers—on Game and Fish Department's move to online-only licensing
March 14, 2018 - 10:23am
Irish steak and stout pies are a hardy, handy meal.
 Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
An Irish "pi" for any day of the week
March 14, 2018 - 8:14am
columnist Rob Port
COMMENTARY: With convention looming, North Dakota Democrats are still short candidates
March 14, 2018 - 7:15am
March 13, 2018
Val Kleppen, Parenting Perspectives columnist
It turns out I am 'that' mom
March 13, 2018 - 8:50am
March 11, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Absent waxwings could still show up
March 11, 2018 - 6:29am
Ryan Getz holds the 51-inch muskie he caught Feb. 24 on New Johns Lake. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has sent a tissue sample to a lab for genetic testing to determine whether the fish is a  pure or hybrid strain muskie. If the fish is a hybrid muskie, it will be a new state record. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Getz)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: New Johns Lake produces yet another trophy muskie
March 11, 2018 - 6:00am
March 10, 2018
Although cuttings like these coleus can root in water, they produce a better root system in a mixture of sand and peatmoss. David Samson / Forum News Service
Cuttings develop healthier roots in media versus water
March 10, 2018 - 8:32am
Plants for community gardens are grown in a greenhouse and provided free of charge to each garden. Special to Forum News Service
Fargo's community gardens earn national recognition
March 10, 2018 - 8:04am