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Body of MSUM swimming instructor heading home to Ethiopia
Keith Downey, former GOP chair, is running for governor with the message: 'I believe in you.'
Senate committee issues subpoena for Manafort
Its fate uncertain, GOP leaders are set to press on with a vote on health care
Newest 'Flower Power' winner named
Duluth native Ham appears headed for larger role with Vikings
P.J. Fleck expects Gophers' defense to be personnel-based this season
Vikings put Latavius Murray on PUP list, Sharrif Floyd on non-football injury list
Twins finalize trade with Braves for Jaime Garcia
Reinforcements have Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano excited for season
Beat the heat with easy entree salads
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
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Jennie Van Ruler
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Disheveled Theologian: Some bright morning … or evening
Column: PWs kept farms operating when war called away farmers
Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
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Becker 60th anniversary
Henning 50th anniversary
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July 14, 2017
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
Luke Hunter, president and chief conservation officer of the global wild cat organization Panthera, received an email this week from one of his...
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
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 22, 2017
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
SALMON, Idaho - Grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park will be stripped of Endangered Species Act safeguards this summer, U.S....
June 22, 2017 - 9:24pm
June 4, 2017
School forests provide outdoor learning opportunities
BAUDETTE, Minn.—The land—and the critters that live there—was just waiting to be studied and explored. That's exactly what...
June 4, 2017 - 7:16am
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 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 17, 2017
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
Wadena, Minn. — Shoppers got quite the surprise at the Wadena Wal-Mart when they noticied a deer perusing the aisles. The picture above has...
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
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
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 15, 2017
Ants march into battle and rescue their wounded comrades
WASHINGTON - Much like human soldiers in combat, members of a large, black, termite-eating ant species found in sub-Saharan Africa march in formation...
April 15, 2017 - 7:00am
April 10, 2017
Male Crookston peregrine has Fargo origin; uncertain where female was hatched
A story is beginning to emerge on the peregrine falcons that have taken up residence in a nest box atop an elevator on the south side of Crookston....
April 10, 2017 - 8:39pm
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 30, 2017
Indonesian man found dead after being swallowed by python
JAKARTA - An Indonesian farmer has been found dead inside a 23-foot python after being reported missing on his failure to return home from work...
March 30, 2017 - 4:14pm
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