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Minnesota teenager supporting vets around the state
Police open fire after driver strikes cruiser near U.S. Capitol
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Editorial: We’re still here and serving our readers
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Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Column: Thanks to Minnesota farmers, we’re making great progress on new buffer requirement
Letter: Trump far from alone on climate change views
Amanda Faith Schmidt
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Church’s Lenten theme gets people thinking
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
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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
March 12, 2017
Always in Season: Early spring brings bald eagles
An adult bald eagle is a distinctive bird in every way, large and dark with brilliant white head and tail and great broad wings. The eagle's...
March 12, 2017 - 3:09pm
March 5, 2017
Always in Season: Signs of spring appear in the valley
Horned larks are back in the valley. Horned owls are back on their nests. These are signs of spring in the Red River Valley. Both are right on...
March 5, 2017 - 6:44pm
February 26, 2017
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Last week brought an influx of rough-legged hawks to our area that was both larger and earlier than expected. Matt Spoor alerted Grand Cities...
February 26, 2017 - 6:15pm
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
A few nights ago, two of us went for an evening walk about 700 miles south of our home in Duluth, Minn. We were there for a funeral and had...
February 26, 2017 - 9:15am
February 19, 2017
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
This week's bird mystery is the opposite of the one presented here last week. Last week, we had a bird that was seen and not heard; this week,...
February 19, 2017 - 3:31pm
January 6, 2017
Program on birding set for Jan. 18
OKOBOJI, Iowa — Birder Lee Schoenewe will help attendees in identifying some of the most common birds in the area during the “Birding in Northwest Iowa” program, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Dickinson County Nature Center. A part of the Birdwatchers Anonymous series,...
January 6, 2017 - 9:14pm
April 28, 2016
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
OKOBOJI, Iowa — The sight of a line of golf carts driving through Brooks National Golf Course is not unusual. However, the reason these golf carts are out the first Monday of each summer month is a bit out of the ordinary. The people driving them don’t have clubs. They don’t...
April 28, 2016 - 12:33pm
September 10, 2010
It's a plane, it's a bird, it's a turkey vulture
WORTHINGTON -- It really amazes me just how many comments I get regarding the general interest outdoor column I write on a weekly basis. I love those reader comments and I encourage you to drop me a note at email@example.com if you have any questions about a covered topic, or if there...
September 10, 2010 - 12:56am
January 5, 2010
Minn. man rescues trumpeter swan from the side of interstate
SPICER -- Keith Palmquist of Spicer enjoys fishing and hunting, and is making the most of this year's early ice to try his luck on the local lakes. Yet his biggest wildlife experience of the year came Dec.
January 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 17, 2009
Swan song nears for Worthington birds
WORTHINGTON -- Bob and Betty Demuth can't go to the grocery store without someone stopping them and asking about their swans. The two mute swans migrated from the Demuths' Fox Farm Road property this summer and took up residence on Lake Okabena's Sunset Bay, much to the delight...
October 17, 2009 - 12:00am
September 1, 2009
Pond is 'Swan Lake' for Worthington couple
WORTHINGTON -- People passing by Sunset Bay on the southwest edge of Lake Okabena may be lucky enough to spy two swans gracefully gliding across...
September 1, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2009
Sickly eagle rescued, diagnosed with lead poisoning and a broken bone
DULUTH - The sickly eagle rescued Monday from along a Northwestern Wisconsin road and then driven to Duluth on the back of a Harley Davidson motorcycle has low-level lead poisoning and an old fracture of its ulna, one of its wing bones. Julia Ponder, director of the University of...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00pm
June 7, 2008
Which bird gets the worm?
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am