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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
Tales from the 'Trailer Park': Randy and Mr. Lahey of the ‘Trailer Park Boys’ come to Bemidji
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
SHIPLEY: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
David W. O'Brien
James E. Daman
Raymond Jon Kraskey
Richard "Dick" Greenwood
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: When is a police shooting justified?
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
August 26, 2017
Waxwing salvages eclipse experience
The cedar waxwing is always a welcome bird, and never more so than at noon Monday of last week. That was Solar Eclipse Day, and Suezette and...
August 26, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
The red-tailed hawk is easily the most common raptor in this part of the world, and it is most conspicuous in late August, as young-of-the year...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 15, 2017
Local bowling associations to meet; will merge in 2018
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Men’s and Women’s Bowling Associations will merge before Aug. 1, 2018, officials said.The first meeting to start the merger process will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at Bemidji Bowl, 3455 Laurel Drive NW. All association directors are asked to attend,...
August 15, 2017 - 6:35am
August 14, 2017
Moorhead basketball court to benefit from $20,000 Timberwolves donation
MOORHEAD —— Minnesota Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones said playing on outdoor courts was a great part of growing up in this state and...
August 14, 2017 - 9:47pm
Mud-free mountain biking: All-weather trail could soon come to Duluth
DULUTH — Overeager mountain bikers can cause a heap of damage when they hit a wet and muddy trail, but soon riders may have a responsible...
August 14, 2017 - 6:00am
August 8, 2017
To be feared or enjoyed?: Drownings cast shadow on Red River recreation
FARGO — The Fargo-Moorhead area has had three drownings on the Red River this summer. Such deaths are a factor in the public's sometimes...
August 8, 2017 - 9:01pm
July 31, 2017
Minnesota skiers defy summer heat on giant indoor treadmill — complete with fake snow
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — On a recent balmy midsummer day, Shawn Ryan spent his lunch break downhill skiing in a warehouse in Arden Hills. "You...
July 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 14, 2017
Back in the saddle: Equestrians eagerly await Duluth trail improvements
DULUTH — Horseback riding soon could return to Duluth's Magney-Snively Natural Area, and Jodi Johannesen said she and other Northland equestrians...
July 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
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 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 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 2, 2017
Beach party: City kicks off summer with dedication of South Shore park
BEMIDJI -- With temperatures in the 80s, Friday turned out to be a scorcher for north central Minnesota. Fortunately, Bemidji residents were...
June 2, 2017 - 5:43pm
May 30, 2017
New visitor center at Grahams Island State Park offers one-stop service
GRAHAMS ISLAND STATE PARK, N.D.—The Visitor Center at Grahams Island State Park used to be hidden in the maintenance shop, an inconspicuous...
May 30, 2017 - 10:24pm
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