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February 22, 2018
The northeastern Montana town of Glasgow, not far from the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, pictured above, is - according to an algorithm - just about as far as you can get from anywhere. Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton
Where is the middle of nowhere? Glasgow, Montana, data says.
February 22, 2018 - 7:59am
February 19, 2018
The 10th Annual Jamestown Rural Fire Department Ice Fishing Tournament brought an estimated 1,300 people to Jamestown Reservoir off of Pelican Point Saturday. Fire Chief Ben Maulding said the official number attending wouldn’t be immediately known. The winners of the fishing tournament and raffle can be found on the department’s website at http://bit.ly/2CuX0TE. Chris Olson / The Sun
Fishing tournament brings in many
February 19, 2018 - 6:54am
February 18, 2018
You can’t miss the Winter Triangle. Face south around 7:30-8 p.m. the next clear night and look up. Three bright stars — Sirius, Procyon and Betelgeuse — outline the figure. Much like the Summer Triangle of summertime and fall, the Milky Way cuts directly across the triangle. You can see it in the photo as a thicker band of stars. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
ASTRO BOB: The Winter Triangle meets the preposterous monoceros
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
February 17, 2018
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
6-year-old tells NASA to make Pluto a planet again: 'You need to fix this problem for me'
February 17, 2018 - 11:22am
February 15, 2018
ND flu cases decline for second straight week
February 15, 2018 - 4:53pm
February 12, 2018
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'They ate his body, nearly all of it': Suspected poacher mauled to death, eaten by pride of lions
February 12, 2018 - 2:24pm
February 10, 2018
Dustin Defiel, 30, is shown at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter, Minn., a secure psychiatric hospital, during a recent interview. Randy Cadwell / Forum News Service
Hospitalized veteran with PTSD tells of killing father at Fergus Falls home
February 10, 2018 - 6:50pm
Flu cases drop slightly in ND, but too soon to tell if its peaked
February 10, 2018 - 2:29pm
Masks await visitors at the Jamestown Veteran’s Administration Clinic, ready to be worn if a patient is experiencing flu symptoms. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Flu peak? Confirmed cases of influenza down last week in ND
February 10, 2018 - 7:00am
February 9, 2018
Janelle Hakala, a student of the University of North Dakota’s atmospheric sciences program, has been living and working in Antarctica since last fall. Submitted photo.
From North to South: UND grad makes a home in Antarctica
February 9, 2018 - 7:04pm
February 7, 2018
Nicole Persley, center, who grew up in a white farming town in Virginia, didn't realize she is part black until she researched her roots. Family photo
As more people learn of their genetic makeup, unexpected African roots emerge
February 7, 2018 - 1:56pm
A screenshot of SpaceX's livestream of the Tesla Roadster in space after being launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the maiden flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket on Feb. 6, 2018. Image courtesy of SpaceXplay button
With Falcon Heavy launch, Elon Musk earns kudos even from competitors
February 7, 2018 - 1:13pm
February 5, 2018
'For future generations:' Wildlife advocate organizations seek cooperation in conservation
February 5, 2018 - 5:41pm
February 1, 2018
Wikie, a 16-year-old orca that can copy a variety of human sounds on command, in an undated photo provided by Marineland Aquarium in Antibes, France. Trainers at Marineland taught Wikie to mimic sounds like “hello,” “Amy” and “bye-bye” in a study which could contribute to understanding of the behavior and culture of killer whales in the wild. (Marineland via The New York Times)
A 14-year-old killer whale in France has successfully imitated human speech
February 1, 2018 - 11:21am
January 30, 2018
An artist's reconstruction of the new titanosaurian dinosaur Mansourasaurus shahinae on a coastline in what is now the Western Desert of Egypt approximately 80 million years ago. MUST CREDIT: Andrew McAfee, Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Scientists discover 'the Holy Grail of dinosaurs' in Africa
January 30, 2018 - 3:42pm