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April 21, 2019
Zulema Hernandez, center, and her daughter Juventina Herrera participate in the Rio Grande Valley Climate March at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas, on March 3, 2019.  Washington Post photo by Carolyn Van Houten
Butterflies were symbols of rebirth - then they started disappearing
16 hours 43 min ago
April 18, 2019
Jamestown Reservoir releases increase
April 18, 2019 - 1:43pm
April 17, 2019
Female siblings, Jillian and Mirka, are part of the new Eurasian lynx exhibit at the Red River Zoo in Fargo. Special to The Forum / Red River Zoo
'Spectacular creatures': Red River Zoo welcomes two Eurasian lynx
April 17, 2019 - 7:06pm
Stock image. Photo courtesy of Pixabay
Scientists restore some brain cell functions in pigs four hours after death
April 17, 2019 - 2:37pm
April 16, 2019
A snow-covered squirrel has a crabapple snack in West Fargo on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
David Samson / The Forum
Electric utilities still at war with public enemy No. 1: Squirrels
April 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
April 15, 2019
Scientists have captured the first direct image of a supermassive black hole. The cosmic portrait belongs to the black hole at the center of Messier 87, the largest galaxy we know of, about 54 million light-years away. MUST CREDIT: Event Horizon Telescope collaboration et al.
Algorithms gave us black hole picture, she's the scientist who helped create them
April 15, 2019 - 3:55pm
April 14, 2019
From left to right, Starr, Valor II and Valor I sit over eggs at their Illinois nest. Photo courtesy of Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge via National Audubon Society.
A rare trio of bald eagles - two dads, one mom - are raising eaglets together in one nest
April 14, 2019 - 1:24pm
April 10, 2019
Scientists have captured the first direct image of a supermassive black hole. The cosmic portrait belongs to the black hole at the center of Messier 87, the largest galaxy we know of, about 54 million light-years away. MUST CREDIT: Event Horizon Telescope collaboration et al.
See a black hole for the first time in images from the Event Horizon Telescope
April 10, 2019 - 11:50am
Releases begin from Jamestown Dam
April 10, 2019 - 11:19am
April 9, 2019
A melting iceberg in Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada, June 14, 2014.  (Michael Kirby Smith/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
As White House questions climate change, US military is planning for it
April 9, 2019 - 9:34am
James River down at LaMoure
April 9, 2019 - 6:57am
Mallard ducks have arrived via the spring migration and are using the open water and ice, as seen Monday at Jamestown Reservoir. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Welcome back 
April 9, 2019 - 6:49am
April 4, 2019
Dead rough fish have come to the surface in the icy waters along the shoreline of the Jamestown Reservoir. Officials are investigating a possible winter fish kill on area lakes. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Fish kill
April 4, 2019 - 6:51am
April 1, 2019
Robert DePalma, a paleontologist at the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History and a graduate student at the University of Kansas, works at a fossil site in North Dakota. Special to The Forum
Fossilized snapshot of mass death found on North Dakota ranch
April 1, 2019 - 5:46pm
March 29, 2019
Astronaut and North Dakota native James Buchli. Special to The Forum
Fargo grad, astronaut James Buchli has unique view on Earth
March 29, 2019 - 12:25pm