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Camp Ripley ceremony honors new commander Kruse
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Day, Gonzalez, Johnson among education association honorees
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KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
DOUG LEWANDOWSKI: The far shores of life
Around the Arts, November 19
‘Celebrating Community Theater’: Vene and Friends brings out local performers for a night of musicals
Bemidji Chorale ushers in Christmas season
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
VIVIAN DELGADO: Healthy self, healthy environments
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Bookstores, Bobby and Buttons
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: High school bowlers grateful for support
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 29, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: American redstarts are definitely upstarts
On a recent avian adventure to the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, along with a bonus day-trip to Isle Royale aboard...
June 29, 2017 - 8:00pm
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 23, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
Every once in awhile, I need to think about whether or not there exists a Minnesota wild bird or critter I haven't written about at least once....
June 23, 2017 - 7:00am
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 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 9, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Black-billed cuckoos love the caterpillar cuisine
While recently hiking on my favorite of Lake Bemidji State Park's many scenic trails high above and overlooking beautiful Lake Bemidji, I stopped...
June 9, 2017 - 6:00am
June 5, 2017
Peregrine banding set for June 12 in Grand Forks, Crookston
GRAND FORKS—The annual peregrine banding event at the University of North Dakota Water Tower is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday, June 12.. Licensed...
June 5, 2017 - 3:24pm
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
May 25, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
Two species of wild birds that thrive in North America—and have been since the 19th Century—are not even native: the European starling...
May 25, 2017 - 10:00pm
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 14, 2017
Always in season: Mike Jacobs: Birds compete for nesting sites
GILBY, N.D. — A kind of competition has developed between the birds. It involves barn swallows and eastern phoebes, and the stakes are...
May 14, 2017 - 7:14am
May 11, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Enjoying the company of loons
A few mornings ago I enjoyed a solo paddle around Assawa Lake, the little shallow lake behind my house. Ringed in cattails with a broad sedge...
May 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 7, 2017
Always in Season: Snipe call attention to themselves
Here at Magpie Ridge west of Gilby, N.D., where I watch most of my birds and where no magpie has been seen for many months: Here the bird of...
May 7, 2017 - 3:21pm