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Foundation gives funds to ACC, UJ
Students named to NSU dean’s list
Dacotah Bank offering scholarships
VCSU to host solo symposium
nation and world
Prowl place third
Clippers, Thunder victorious at Civic Center
Blue Thunder place first
Class B Roundup: Loboes get to 12 wins
Tough One: Midgets skate past Jays at Wilson
Commentary: 'Post' comes at good time for industry
Commentary: In the breastfeeding debate, where are the property rights?
Letter to the editor: 340b is essential program for ND
Commentary: Former NDGOP chairman Gary Emineth considering U.S. Senate run
Letter to the editor: Dreams destroyed or dreams coming true?
Dianne G. Scott
Phyllis Eileen Bush
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Community calendar of events for Jan. 17, 2018
Freeberg speaks on JAGST at Kiwanis
Germans from Russia group to meet
Roaming Buffalo plans to meet
MARRIAGE LICENSES for Jan. 13, 2018
Births for Jan. 8, 2018
What bird is the Christmas partridge?
The ruffed grouse is an aspirational bird for me; that is, a bird I haven't seen lately but hope to see soon. The grouse is on my mind for several...
December 17, 2017 - 9:30am
December 9, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! I know this makes two woodpeckers in a row. And yeah, I remember the fuss some of you made about a series of owls as bird of...
December 9, 2017 - 4:42pm
December 3, 2017
Commentary: A downy and dependable winter bird
The downy woodpecker is among the steadiest of winter birds. She's at the suet feeder every morning. I know the bird is a female because there's...
December 3, 2017 - 6:13pm
November 26, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Turkey – or dinosaur – for dinner?
This is Thanksgiving season and so the turkey must be bird of the week. No other bird is so closely associated with any day as the turkey. Nor...
November 26, 2017 - 6:03am
November 19, 2017
Always in Season: Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
The evening grosbeak is often a spoiler and always a thrill — a spoiler because it is always keenly anticipated but seldom shows up, and...
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
November 5, 2017
Rusty blackbirds seem to be regulars
Ten rusty blackbirds dropped into our backyard last week. This was not a surprise, exactly, but it wasn't anticipated. Seeing a rusty blackbird...
November 5, 2017 - 8:58pm
October 29, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Harbingers of winter show up here
The American tree sparrow is misnamed and misplaced. It is an American bird, sure enough, and it is a sparrow. But the American tree sparrow...
October 29, 2017 - 6:19am
October 22, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: MIKE JACOBS/ Fall often brings wanderers to our area
A varied thrush spent time in Memorial Park Cemetery last week. This appearance wasn't unexpected, but it was unpredictable. Memorial Park has...
October 22, 2017 - 6:37am
October 8, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
If you want to see a flicker, look on the ground and look soon. Flickers are moving south. The flicker is a species of woodpecker, but no matter....
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
October 1, 2017
Always in Season: The fall sparrow season arrives in the valley
A fox sparrow showed up in Grand Forks on the first day of fall. Dave Lambeth, dean of local birders, shared this happy news. Among birders,...
October 1, 2017 - 4:55pm
September 24, 2017
Always in Season: Teal take off ahead of hunters
Duck season opened Saturday, Sept. 16, in North Dakota and Minnesota, although nonresidents will have to wait a week before they can hunt waterfowl...
September 24, 2017 - 3:48pm
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