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East Grand Forks adopts MPO plan update
Too drunk to consent to sex? Minnesota coalition wants law to protect you
Legacy Fund committee urges caution with spending oil revenue
Bond set at $100,000 cash for Mandan man shot by police
North Dakota man dies in farm implement accident
crime and courts
Penny Marshall, sitcom star who directed 'A League of Their Own,' dies at 75
CBS says former CEO Les Moonves will not receive $120 million in severance
Friends in high places? Gov. Mark Dayton talks Garth Brooks into extra show
Prada accused of racism with new collection
‘Let’s make it happen,’ Garth Brooks replies to Mark Dayton’s call for another MN show
Easing holiday stress for pets
Minnesota native Karin Niemi, mother-in-law of Patrick Swayze, dies
Marilyn Hagerty: My 'nice' list for Santa
A taste tradition: Lutefisk, lefse, rommegrot draw stalwart Scandinavians to area's traditional church suppers
New mosque opens in East Grand Forks
‘Wow’: Twins announce Joe Mauer’s jersey retirement at Cretin-Derham Hall ceremony
Gophers football targeted defensive linemen and nets some of its best recruits
No longer an immature kid, Mackensie Alexander is thriving for the Vikings
UND football team expected to be heavy on North Dakotans on signing day
Wild defenseman Suter: ‘I’m starting to feel more comfortable out there’
Edward T. Monson
Doug Leier: Surveys require hunter and angler response to be effective
Climate change has varying effect on wildlife, plant species
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT FOR NORTHWEST MINNESOTA: Ice fishing, ice conditions and recreational vehicles keep conservation officers busy
VIDEO: Tip-up fishing on Devils Lake lands big pike and big fun
TROPHY ROOM: Josh Andrews 27-inch walleye
Rob Port: State Board of Higher Education wisely declines to give university presidents a blank check on tuition
Mike Jacobs: Wind is blowing in conflict
Rob Port: Prisons aren’t jobs programs
Port: Heitkamp’s angry goodbye
Kennedy and Bresciani: Invest in an innovative economy
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Dr. Lyle Hall
Irvin & Sandra Walen
Duane and Rita Bry
December 16, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Was it three finches? Or many?
The word "finch" is a vague term that is applied loosely to a large group of small seed-eating birds occurring on every continent (except Australia...
December 16, 2018 - 6:37am
December 9, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Blue jay habits create blue jay habitat
Here is a description of the blue jay: "Although it is beautiful and resourceful, the blue jay can at times prove to one of the most annoying...
December 9, 2018 - 6:43am
December 7, 2018
'Make better choices': Endangered Hawaiian monk seals keep getting eels stuck up their noses and scientists want them to stop
A relaxed-looking juvenile Hawaiian monk seal lounges near a sandy white beach on some green foliage. Its eyes are half-closed and it has a serene...
December 7, 2018 - 11:51am
December 6, 2018
World's first honey bee vaccine seeks to save dying pollinators
A growing number of honey bees die each year due to pesticides, vanishing habitats, poor nutrition and climate change, with potentially disastrous...
December 6, 2018 - 9:46am
December 2, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Great northern hawk arrives in the valley
A lot of good things can be said about the rough-legged hawk, and it's not hard to get started. The rough-legged hawk is conspicuous and easily...
December 2, 2018 - 6:41am
November 25, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Woodpeckers exploit habitat niches
The downy woodpecker is not the most conspicuous member of its family, but it is the commonest woodpecker in our area. That doesn't mean it is...
November 25, 2018 - 6:20am
November 18, 2018
Veeder: A song for a new season
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- If I could fill my page with words to make up an ending to each season that has given us her all — glorious orange sunsets...
November 18, 2018 - 10:00am
Mike Jacobs: Nuthatches best match mood of November
The list of birds associated with November runs to a dozen or more species, including eagles, swans, woodpeckers, northern owls and northern...
November 18, 2018 - 6:00am
November 11, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: English Coulee attracts loafing Canada geese
Canada geese are common and conspicuous and not at all shy. A large flock spent much of October loafing along North Columbia Road. Of course,...
November 11, 2018 - 6:25am
November 9, 2018
Rooster pheasant rules the roost by day with wild turkeys near Neche, N.D.
Goofy things happen sometimes in nature, for reasons only Mother Nature understands. An example of that can be found in Neche, N.D., where a...
November 9, 2018 - 10:53am
November 4, 2018
Mike Jacobs: Phantom species flit in from the North
The snow bunting is as much a sign of changing seasons as the robin, but perhaps not so welcome. The robin announces spring, while the bunting...
November 4, 2018 - 6:44am
October 28, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Cranes, kingbirds make news in bird world
The sandhill crane has a way of taking over an open landscape or a clear sky, and in North Dakota, it has become a roadside attraction. The world's...
October 28, 2018 - 6:12am
October 21, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: The robin is no fair weather loner
The robin may be the most familiar bird in America, but it probably is not the best known. The difference is important. A bird may be widely...
October 21, 2018 - 6:12am
October 14, 2018
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: A kestrel gives cheer on a dreary day
Live in the same place long enough and drive the same road often enough, and you'll learn to recognize what's there and what's missing, to anticipate...
October 14, 2018 - 6:33am
October 8, 2018
Burgum to declare 2018 the 'Year of the Bird' in North Dakota
BISMARCK—Gov. Doug Burgum will announce 2018 as the "Year of the Bird" in North Dakota with an official proclamation set for 4:45 p.m....
October 8, 2018 - 3:26pm