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Devils Lake man accused of forcing child to perform oral sex on him
US, European officials question Facebook's protection of personal data
The show goes on for the Fritz -- for now
Grand Forks Police Department's 5 most wanted for the week of March 19
Renovations planned at Grand Forks County Courthouse
crime and courts
Eatbeat: Caribou a good spot for longtime breakfast partners
Looking for artists to take on city hall: Granite Falls, Minn., looking to embed artist in city
Fargo woman aims for the stars in the world of quilting
Little Big Town brings big sound to the Ralph
ArtWise show opens next week at Alerus
No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
'I'm not afraid': What Stephen Hawking said about God, his atheism and his own death
Doors to a better place: After years of unrest, stability coming to group homes
Doctors said to let a teen's sinus infection 'run its course,' family says. Weeks later, he died.
Twins' Dozier on Polanco's suspension: 'No one wants to cast judgment by any means'
Report: Vikings to open season against Super Bowl champion Philadelphia
NCAA field lacks some of college hockey's blue bloods
Paul offers to pay Green's fine for skirmish with Timberwolves
Fight breaks out after Minn. high school game
Jeannette Ste. Marie
New Willie Walleye on tap for Baudette
St. Louis River muskies on the move
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: A tide of birds sweeps through the valley
Brad Dokken: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New North Dakota fishing regulations, Game and Fish clarifies shed antler regulations, Deer feeding ban remains in effect for 16 Minnesota counties etc.
Commentary: Anti-corruption ballot measure activists, flush with out of state money, Looking to hire professional signature collectors
Their view: A high school diploma should mean something
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Lloyd Omdahl: Addressing immigration with crocodile tears
City leaders: We hear concerns about potholes
March 1, 2018
Extremely rare, 'one in a million' yellow cardinal spotted in Alabama
ALABASTER, Ala. - Charlie Stephenson gazed out her window one day in late January and spotted a peculiar bird in her backyard feeder. Stephenson,...
March 1, 2018 - 3:23pm
February 25, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: The nuthatch displays appealing attributes
The white-breasted has several appealing attributes—to people, at least, and presumably also to other nuthatches. For starters, the nuthatch...
February 25, 2018 - 6:02am
January 21, 2018
Corps considering $2 million sandbar project on Missouri River for plovers, terns
WASHBURN, N.D.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is aiming to build up a sandbar on the Missouri River near Washburn, about 40 miles north...
January 21, 2018 - 7:04am
January 14, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Siskins may be plain birds, but they're never dull
The best view of a pine siskin is from behind with its wings spread. That way, the brilliant yellow patches show in the bird's wings and tail...
January 14, 2018 - 6:23am
December 31, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Chickadees manage the cold weather
The weather outside is frightful — but the chickadees are still delightful. How do these tiny birds endure the cold? This is a source of...
December 31, 2017 - 6:00am
December 18, 2017
Wildlife photos brighten a gray Monday morning in Grand Forks
I came across some fun wildlife photos this morning in my email inbox, and they were too good not to share. For more information about the photos,...
December 18, 2017 - 10:29am
July 23, 2017
Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
Goldfinch season is either coming or going, depending on your point of view. From the goldfinch's point of view, it's coming on, but from the...
July 23, 2017 - 9:30am
July 16, 2017
5 tips on how to stop birds from crashing into your windows
HAMLIN, Iowa — While many people awaken every morning to the sounds of birds chirping, Christine Jensen wakes up to a very different bird...
July 16, 2017 - 11:10am
April 14, 2017
Mike Jacobs: The killdeer is a familiar trickster
The killdeer is a familiar bird, perhaps as well known as the robin. Like the robin, it is a reliable sign of spring. The killdeer signals spring...
April 14, 2017 - 12:22pm
April 7, 2017
It's for the birds (and kids): UMC students teach youngsters about about bird feeders, nature
Kids and birds are a perfect match, and nearly 30 kids and their parents got to see and learn about birds Thursday night at East Grand Forks...
April 7, 2017 - 8:32pm
Peregrine falcon pair confirmed in Crookston
Grand Forks' peregrine falcon pair—Marv and Terminator—has new neighbors. In Crookston. Laura Bell, a naturalist at the University of Minnesota-Crookston, said a student and professor installed the nest box on a grain elevator a few years ago in hopes of attracting peregrines....
April 7, 2017 - 12:45pm
March 31, 2017
Always in Season/Mike Jacobs: Meadowlarks signal spring
There are lots of signs of spring. No one of them is definitive, but taken together they are completely convincing. Probably the most familiar...
March 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
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
February 10, 2017
Could there be ravens?
The question is back: Could there be ravens? It's a question for two reasons. Veteran birder David Lambeth raised it in a post to members of...
February 10, 2017 - 12:54pm
December 16, 2016
Britain confirms bird flu outbreak at turkey farm in eastern England
LONDON—The H5N8 bird flu strain has been found at a turkey farm in Lincolnshire, eastern England, Britain's agriculture department said...
December 16, 2016 - 12:59pm