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SENIOR MENU, ACTIVITIES SEPT. 25-29
Community calendar of events for Sept. 21, 2017
Community calendar of events for Sept. 20, 2017
McDaniel speaks on CMNH at Kiwanis
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Johnson speaks on arena at Rotary
Births for Aug. 26, 2017
Badal to retire in February
September 3, 2017
Always in Season: Migration central to all bird life
Not all birds migrate, and those that do don't all migrate in the same way. Yet migration is a central fact in the life of many birds —...
September 3, 2017 - 3:12pm
August 26, 2017
Waxwing salvages eclipse experience
The cedar waxwing is always a welcome bird, and never more so than at noon Monday of last week. That was Solar Eclipse Day, and Suezette and...
August 26, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
The red-tailed hawk is easily the most common raptor in this part of the world, and it is most conspicuous in late August, as young-of-the year...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
GRAND FORKS — Last week, I kept company with hummingbirds. It was accidental, really. The hummingbirds happened to be where I was —...
August 13, 2017 - 7:15am
August 6, 2017
Birding: The American coot is no 'odd duck'
American coots hang out with ducks, and so it is tempting to describe the coot as an odd duck. But the coot is not a duck at all but a member...
August 6, 2017 - 4:01pm
July 30, 2017
Always in Season: Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
Birds and landscapes are bound together. Landscape is habitat, and in landscapes, birds are punctuation marks. The bird that rose from the great...
July 30, 2017 - 5:36pm
July 23, 2017
Always in Season: 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 - 1:35pm
July 9, 2017
Always in Season: Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
The upland sandpiper is different from other birds in several respects. To begin with, it has two common names. For the last 30 years or so,...
July 9, 2017 - 1:20pm
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
The other day, I got a package from Babe Belzer of Cando, N.D. Inside was a book she had written. The book's heroine is a wren named Winifred...
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
The barn swallow is a pretty little bird. It also can be an aggressive little pest. Therefore, human beings, and this individual human, tend...
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm
June 18, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: A wily heron moves north to nest
GRAND FORKS — A green heron nest has been found in Grand Forks. This is noteworthy because it continues a streak of infrequent but regular...
June 18, 2017 - 9:20am
June 13, 2017
Birding festival starts Wednesday in Carrington
The Potholes & Prairie Birding Festival, organized by Birding Drives Dakota, starts Wednesday, June 14, with registration and a seminar in Carrington.The annual festival, which runs through Sunday, June 18, celebrates the Prairie Pothole Region of central North Dakota. There are...
June 13, 2017 - 6:18pm
June 12, 2017
Three chicks and a band draw a large crowd in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS—It was a falcon frenzy Monday afternoon as an estimated 150 people showed up to watch peregrine chicks being banded below the...
June 12, 2017 - 6:08pm
June 11, 2017
Always in Season: Who's that tapping on the window?
The song sparrow is a resident bird at Magpie Ridge, which is what Suezette and I call our place west of Gilby, N.D. It would have been more...
June 11, 2017 - 2:41pm
June 4, 2017
Always in Season: Bird world delivers another surprise
Memorial Day's scarlet tanager was a surprise. I didn't see the actual bird, but only its picture. Not that I hadn't been watching for scarlet...
June 4, 2017 - 6:05pm