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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
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FISH TALES: Gene Erickson on Cass Lake
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Squirrels are common but still fascinating creatures
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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....
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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
May 5, 2017
Secretive saw-whet owls nesting in backyard a rare sight for eastern ND
GRAND FORKS—Dave Lambeth, often called the "dean of Grand Forks birdwatchers," can be excused for feeling like he just won the birding...
May 5, 2017 - 3:26pm
May 4, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Time to appreciate the hooded merganser
There's species of duck here in northwest Minnesota that's unlike many of our typical ducks. The bill of this bird isn't shaped like that of...
May 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 28, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Robins are always a delight of spring
Just a short time ago we were all enjoying the early spring of May flowers before April showers. Hazel and nannyberry were beginning to leaf...
April 28, 2017 - 12:45pm
Park Point plover plight perplexing for Great Lakes region
DULUTH, Minn. --The federal government, state wildlife managers, university researchers and nonprofit conservation groups have been trying to...
April 28, 2017 - 8:00am
April 20, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
The little natural environment lake behind my house, Assawa Lake, was ice free on March 31, one of the earliest ice-outs in recent memory. Yet...
April 20, 2017 - 10:00pm
April 16, 2017
Always in Season: The killdeer is a familiar trickster
The killdeer is a familiar bird, perhaps as well known as the robin. Like the robin, it is a reliable sign of spring. The killdeer signals spring...
April 16, 2017 - 3:04pm
April 14, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wild turkeys are abundant throughout Minnesota
I’ve been spending some time in the “turkey woods” recently. Scouting for good hunting spots, observing and listening to the Northland’s...
April 14, 2017 - 12:42pm
April 2, 2017
Always in Season: Meadowlarks signal spring
There are lots of signs of spring. No one of them is definitive, but taken together they are completely convincing. Probably the most familiar...
April 2, 2017 - 7:45pm
March 31, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The shy and secretive sora rail
Oh glorious springtime. On my evening walk down the narrow township dirt road that passes by my home, I enjoyed the songs and calls of birds...
March 31, 2017 - 12:14pm
March 26, 2017
Kinglets can brighten a March day
The golden-crowned kinglet is a wee thing, smaller than any other bird in our area, except the ruby-throated hummingbird. Unlike the hummingbird,...
March 26, 2017 - 11:48am
March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
This is a good time of year to appreciate black-capped chickadees. They're conspicuous this time of year, but pretty soon they'll be hard to...
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm