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Keillor: Partying with the engineers
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Jacobs: Are vetoes from ND, MN governors a coincidence, or a continuing experiment?
Letter to the editor: Health care bills not good for North Dakota
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Alma O. Overby
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New York Kammermusiker to perform June 29 in Ellendale
Davises have Yard of Week
Deadheading will keep your garden fresh
Friendship Suppers set at SDA
Preaching series continues at Grace
Community calendar of events for June 27, 2017
Elks donates to Backpack Program
Hertz completes Eagle Scout project
Classic Car Club going to Sanborn
Friebel discusses recycling at Rotary
Anita "Ann" Scholz
Births for June 15, 2017
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
Brad Dokken: Fishing a game of expectations
I took a walk to an off-the-beaten-path fishing hole the other day and lost track of the number of fish I landed when the count climbed into...
June 25, 2017 - 12:51pm
June 23, 2017
Fishing, stories and cigars
(First of two parts) For the third year in a row, we see a cow moose standing along the timber north of Roblin, Manitoba, and once we are in Saskatchewan, a black bear sprints from the edge of the gravel road leading to camp and scrambles up a white birch tree. On either side of...
June 23, 2017 - 6:42am
June 22, 2017
Common sense key on the water
No matter where in North Dakota you call home, finding a place to wet a line or relax on a boating excursion is not too far away. It's kind...
June 22, 2017 - 7:01am
June 16, 2017
Improvements in rods and reels
When I was a youngster growing up in the 1950s, most of us started fishing with spincast reels that we called "push-buttons" — Zebco 66s and 22s or Johnson Centuries. They had lousy drags and generally were a nuisance to use. Level-wind bait reels at the time had no spool disengagements...
June 16, 2017 - 6:38am
June 15, 2017
Best time to fish? When you have time
I'm the first to admit I'm not a professional angler. When it comes to tips and tactics on how to land a lunker walleye or fill a stringer in short order, I've got more questions than answers. At times, I casually refer to myself as the human cold front because of a perceived lack...
June 15, 2017 - 6:37am
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
Wanted: Fly-tying enthusiasts
The carp were there, sucking up seeds or bugs or whatever else might have been floating down the surface of the Red River. Fly casting below...
June 11, 2017 - 1:50pm
June 10, 2017
Scourge of the mosquito
Mark Twain pondered the worth of the common housefly and didn't come up with a definitive answer, except to point out that God had a curious way of allowing the housefly to wreak havoc on animals, including humans. I suspect he would have said the same about the mosquito. Mosquitoes...
June 10, 2017 - 6:26am
Little Britches tourney held
The Dakota Anglers 37th Annual Little Britches tournament was held on June 3. The tournament, held in conjunction with North Dakota's Free Fishing...
June 10, 2017 - 6:25am
June 8, 2017
Doug Leier: Brushing up on fishing rules and regs
Traveling isn't much of an obstacle these days when it comes to a good day of walleye fishing. The past couple of years, the combination of lower fuel and transportation costs along with good walleye, pike, panfish and bass fishing expectations, means more anglers than ever are apt...
June 8, 2017 - 5:22pm
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
June 1, 2017
Reminders for deer season
With North Dakota’s deer gun season license application deadline fast approaching, it’s a good time for a reminder to prospective hunters that the fastest and easiest way through the process is online via the state Game and Fish Department’s website. This is especially true...
June 1, 2017 - 10:43pm
The breaking of fishing rods
For decades I transported fishing rods in PCV pipe holders that my Dad put together for me. A couple of my rods came with their own cases, and with most of my rods being one-piece spinning and bait-casting rods, all those tubes took up a lot of room in the box of my pickup. But they...
June 1, 2017 - 6:40am
May 28, 2017
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
The sora is a surprising bird. Here is what The American Museum of Natural History, in "Birds of North America," has to say about the bird: "Despite...
May 28, 2017 - 3:31pm