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Injured party charged from Dec. 2 shooting in Mandan
Federal judge issues injunction against Sanford, Mid Dakota merger
Kentucky lawmaker who was accused of molesting a teenage girl likely killed himself, coroner says
North Dakota state Christmas Tree
McCain, battling brain cancer, admitted to hospital due to effects of treatment
nation and world
Rudolph sidelined with ankle injury; Vikings hurting for tight ends
Wentz gives thumbs up after undergoing successful surgery on injured knee
Molitor acknowledges Twins' 'tremendous interest' in Yu Darvish
In otherwise good offseason, Timberwolves ignored two of biggest needs, and it shows
Vikings might be getting the offensive line back together for Bengals game
Children remind us to breathe despite worry
Wine options for your holiday meal
Commentary: Heitkamp should apologize for tax reform tweet
Letter to the editor: Thank your lawmakers for their Christmas ‘present’
Commentary: Moore rode to the polls as a cowboy after spending an entire campaign in costume
Lynnette M. Rettig
Phyllis Elaine DeMent-VanHorn
Dicky Dean Just
Mary (Begemann) Frederick
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Trinity seeking food donations
Community calendar of events for Dec. 13, 2017
Anonymous donor puts gold coin in red kettle
FVA updates contracts
SON plans potluck, meeting
Rotary topic: New Year, New You
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December 10, 2017
Mountain lion leaves trail of rumors in Devils Lake
DEVILS LAKE, N.D.—Authorities in Devils Lake say they haven't actually seen the mountain lion captured on a landowner's trail cameras three...
December 10, 2017 - 8:38am
Rehabbed Grand Forks peregrine lands permanent home in Winnipeg
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—A peregrine falcon hatched in 2016 atop the University of North Dakota water tower and named after Grand Forks birding...
December 10, 2017 - 8:23am
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
MADISON, Minn. — I have come west again, to kill a pheasant. Maybe several pheasants, should our fortune be so good. Gone now, the too-warm...
December 10, 2017 - 7:47am
December 9, 2017
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
He had the buck in his sights—"dead to rights," as he put it later—and everything was lining up for a perfect shot. The deer was...
December 9, 2017 - 4:45pm
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! I know this makes two woodpeckers in a row. And yeah, I remember the fuss some of you made about a series of owls as bird of...
December 9, 2017 - 4:42pm
December 8, 2017
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
A Duluth, Minn., man I know was returning from the Twin Cities recently when he came upon a car pulled off to the side of Interstate 35. The...
December 8, 2017 - 7:32am
December 7, 2017
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
CASS LAKE, Minn. - A woman hiking in the Chippewa National Forest in north central Minnesota Saturday, Dec. 2 captured a rare sighting of a Canada...
December 7, 2017 - 2:12pm
Bernie Kuntz: Tough hunts
There are some hunting trips where you just know you are going to experience a lot of pain. Most mountain sheep hunts fall into this category, but one in particular is especially grueling. That is the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep hunts in Montana's "unlimited" areas—a couple...
December 7, 2017 - 6:46am
December 3, 2017
Commentary: A downy and dependable winter bird
The downy woodpecker is among the steadiest of winter birds. She's at the suet feeder every morning. I know the bird is a female because there's...
December 3, 2017 - 6:13pm
When it comes to ice fishing, 'Bro' knows
With his trademark red beard, contagious enthusiasm and gift for gab, Brian Brosdahl is one of the most recognized, sought-after personalities...
December 3, 2017 - 3:21pm
Commentary: ND deer hunters vent their frustrations at meeting
Officials from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department got an earful this week in Grand Forks from hunters frustrated with not being able to...
December 3, 2017 - 10:18am
November 30, 2017
Opinions and bullets
One of my early bosses was an opinionated fellow a decade older than me who owned one rifle-– a British-made Parker-Hale in .280 Remington.
November 30, 2017 - 6:55am
November 28, 2017
Grand Forks woman gets her 'once-in-a-lifetime' bull moose while bow hunting in ND
Dr. Kayla Odegard, of Grand Forks, N.D., shot this moose with a bow Sept. 14 while hunting between Rock Lake and Sarles, N.D. According to her...
November 28, 2017 - 4:22pm
November 26, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Turkey – or dinosaur – for dinner?
This is Thanksgiving season and so the turkey must be bird of the week. No other bird is so closely associated with any day as the turkey. Nor...
November 26, 2017 - 6:03am
Nice on the ice: Growth in ice-fishing fueled by good fishing, good gear
Ice anglers eager to catch early-ice crappies are already hitting Pontoon Bay of Fish Lake, says Tim Wagner of Hi-Banks Resort near Duluth. "We've...
November 26, 2017 - 6:00am