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Fargo family succeeds in changing state law on juvenile sexual assault cases
Minnesota accuses California company of posing as Medicare representative, misleading elderly about their coverage
EGF leaders shoot down early MnDOT roundabout request
Roosevelt library progresses in bill mandating salary for Burgum
‘Invisible’ American Indian women say they need help to stop sexual violence
crime and courts
Plain Talk Podcast: Students going to class in a closet?
Copper Street Brass to teach, present concert with local band students
Miranda Lambert, Elle King, more to play the Fargodome
Bob Saget talks about new projects, stand-up career and why he's tight-lipped about college admissions scandal
Oom-pah! Old-time Lankin, N.D., band carries on musical tradition
Study: Hmong women at highest risk for mercury poisoning due to diet, skin products
Duluth experts weigh in on the benefits of journaling
The Monday Mark: Happy Earth Day
'Rock star' Iron Range woman pays it back to community that helped her
Living faith: Pastors bring Easter message--faith is not about having all the answers, but trusting God's promises
TUESDAY'S LOCAL SCOREBOARD
Bregman helps Astros rally past Twins
Pitching depth carries Thompson over Sacred Heart
Twins’ Buxton free to start new steals streak
Central's offense stays hot in win over Red River
Franklin Robert Jung
John H. Halverson, Jr.
Bette M. Bata
Sharon J. Jensen
Judy A. Gerszewski (Fuglesten Flesche)
N.D. deer hunters have 64 percent success rate in 2018, Game and Fish Department says
TROPHY ROOM: Josh Gilbertson sturgeon
TROPHY ROOM: Brad Olson wild turkey
Minnesota lawmakers approve $2 million from Outdoor Heritage Fund for Hallock fish passage and enhancement project
Doug Leier: Paddlefish snagging season is a springtime tradition for thousands seeking to battle the prehistoric fish
Commentary: Tractor monopoly is bleeding US farmers
Port: With the courts making parking enforcement more complicated North Dakota needs to legalize meters
Plain Talk Podcast: Students going to class in a closet?
Letter: In Senate race, Kennedy spoke truth
Letter: Questions abound in UND situation
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Tom & Judy
Terry and Wanita Kadlec
William "Bill" Bolton 7/13/1928 - 3/29/2019
Jeff and Susan Bakke
April 22, 2019
Elusive red sprites, like glowing jellyfish in the night sky, photographed in Oklahoma
Have you ever seen a giant red jellyfish light up the night sky for a split second? If you have, you're not imagining things. You've just witnessed...
April 22, 2019 - 1:34pm
April 21, 2019
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Every spring offers newsy surprises in the bird world
The problem with spring is that there's just too much going on. Every day brings a new species and new excitement to the birding world, and more...
April 21, 2019 - 7:44am
Minnesota author wins national book award Minnesota author Larry Weber's recent book, "Web Watching: A Guide to Webs and the Spiders That Make Them,'' has won a national book award. Weber and publisher Sparky Stensas' Stone Ridge Press won the Independent Book Publishers Association's...
April 21, 2019 - 5:00am
April 16, 2019
Electric utilities still at war with public enemy No. 1: Squirrels
Early in Michael Hyland's career, when he worked with electric power crews in New Hampshire, word got back to him that a customer was upset after...
April 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
April 14, 2019
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Not the mother of all ducks, but the cousin
You could argue the mallard is the mother of all ducks. You'd lose the argument — but not for lack of trying. Say "duck," and mallard comes...
April 14, 2019 - 7:55am
April 11, 2019
Commentary: Digging into our planet's history
These are the days of miracles and wonders, as Paul Simon once sang. News of one such marvel took me on a bright spring morning to the paleontology...
April 11, 2019 - 1:36pm
April 7, 2019
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Blackbirds sound off as spring arrives
The blackbirds are a tough bunch, and you could get into an argument about identification. The Grand Forks County checklist has four species...
April 7, 2019 - 6:25am
March 31, 2019
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Getting to know the daytime raptors
Hawks are among the earliest migrants to return to the Red River Valley. Many arrive before flood season — and several species are easy...
March 31, 2019 - 7:02am
March 24, 2019
DOKKEN: At last, the sounds of spring are on the horizon
Someday in the not-too-distant future—and it can't come soon enough after this winter—I'll pull into the yard at the northern Minnesota...
March 24, 2019 - 7:04am
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Light brings horned birds back to the valley
Birds and words have something in common. Sometimes, it's hard to tell them apart, birds because they look so much alike. Just so with words,...
March 24, 2019 - 6:45am
March 17, 2019
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To honor TR, save the sage grouse
The sage grouse is extraordinary in pretty much every way. It is big, to begin with, the largest grouse in North America and, except for the...
March 17, 2019 - 7:08am
March 10, 2019
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Longspurs: More often seen than recognized
The Lapland longspur is often seen but not so often recognized — and not because it's an uncommon bird. At this time of year in open country,...
March 10, 2019 - 6:42am
March 3, 2019
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Fascinating starlings tantalize with hints of spring
As its name suggests, the European starling is not a native species here, but that does not mean the sight of one is entirely unwelcome. Starlings...
March 3, 2019 - 6:34am
February 24, 2019
Mike Jacobs: Grand Forks County attracts more owl species
No promises, of course—but a drive through rural Grand Forks County may produce sightings of short-eared owls. Short-eared owls are characteristic...
February 24, 2019 - 7:12am
February 17, 2019
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Chickadees survive the cold to sing another day
The black-capped chickadee is a year-round resident here — and farther north — so it makes a good study in how birds survive the...
February 17, 2019 - 6:50am