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Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe to break ground on justice center, care facility
Cass Lake woman sentenced in copper theft case
Woman rescued after she's believed to be trapped for two days inside Fargo storage shed
Hear the sirens today? It's a reminder to prepare, practice, plan in case of an emergency
Panthers open season with pair of wins
Foley captures team title at Park Rapids Invitational
Park Rapids girls win five events, finish 2nd at Perham Invitational
Braves defeat Cardinals at Park Rapids tourney
Tigers defeat Menahga, Bagley to reach title game
PATRICK "PAT" KIMBALL
CHARLES M. WILKINS
JANET "JAN" WAGNER
RD Offutt employees clean Straight River roadside ditches
Minnesota grocer Coborn's to add four Wisconsin stores
New GM at Headwaters has big plans
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Quilting facts and ‘fabric’-ation
With a new TV show and memoir almost done, Bea Ojakangas shows no sign of slowing down
Minnesota Public Radio host takes leave from station, citing stalker
Magic Lures and the Banjo Minnow; practice needed
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
Commentary: Dayton continues high spending, high taxes
Commentary: Minnesota needs a transportation fix
Editorial: Is your cell phone spying on you?
Commentary: Small towns, taxpayers prioritized in House road and bridge funding proposal
Letter: Protect state’s outdoors
Former Park Rapids resident marks 103
Put a rink on it: West Fargo couple has curling-themed wedding
April 14, 2013
Bird Fest is coming up
Filled with plenty of knowledgeable speakers and prime spots for birding, this year’s Festival of Birds has a major addition — a trip into Canada. The festival is May 16-19, and people from throughout the United State and Canada are already signing up to attend. For the big...
April 14, 2013 - 10:56am
For the love of feathered friends
When you live on a busy roadway you generally don't expect to have the best view of nature possible.
November 14, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 10, 2012
Festival of Birds: Henderson to highlight 25 years of swans
It was 25 years ago this summer that 21 trumpeter swans were taken by a military transport plane from Carlos Avery National Wildlife Refuge near...
May 10, 2012 - 7:47am
April 21, 2012
Bird Fest celebrates the mighty swan and lowly crow
This summer marks the 25th anniversary of when trumpeter swans were restored in Minnesota - the first one from the restoration project was released...
April 21, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 28, 2011
Amateur's Guide: A sit-and-spin for the squirrels keeps feeders safe
We'd put out a call last week to take a peek at unique bird feeding stations in the area. Beverly Bethel brought in photos of a gem. She lives about a mile from Vagabond Village in Hubbard County. Bedeviled by gray squirrels, her setup is clever and effective. Gray squirrels...
May 28, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 19, 2011
Festival of Birds starts today in DL
The annual Festival of Birds celebration begins Thursday, but there is still time to register for a field trip, listen to a speaker and view some birds. Though there are events scheduled for four days, Thursday-Sunday, anyone can participate in the individual events as they wish. The...
May 19, 2011 - 7:38am
May 14, 2011
Bird flies in pickup truck window, causes rollover accident in Morris
A bird flew into the cab of a truck, distracting the driver and causing a rollover crash south of Morris on Wednesday in which both man and bird...
May 14, 2011 - 8:22am
April 25, 2011
Becker County Bird Fest ready to fly high
Whether you're a diehard birder or just getting started, the 14th annual Festival of Birds in Detroit Lakes has something for everyone. Slated...
April 25, 2011 - 7:42am
April 9, 2011
Amateur's Guide: Robins and Redpolls
The past week when time allows, I've been riveted to the Decorah Eagle webcam, watching three eaglets hatch in Iowa - along with 25 million others...
April 9, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 12, 2010
Hubbard County's 'bluebird guy' branches out
Once a week Ron Jensen hops on his Mule (4-wheeled, not 4-legged) and runs his route through Park Rapids. He checks the 44 bluebird houses...
June 12, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 14, 2010
Festival of Birds is next week in Detroit Lakes
Every year during the third week of May, birders flock to the City of Detroit Lakes for the Festival of Birds. Now in its 13th year, the festival has proved to be a favorite for all levels of birders, from first-timers to experienced trekkers. "The 2010 theme is 'the science of...
region / outdoors
May 14, 2010 - 11:19am
December 19, 2009
From Backyards to Backwoods: Bird feeders are source of nutrition for winter birds
I just want you to know that right now our hummingbirds, loons, and orioles are basking in the southern sun while we sit in the frigid North...
December 19, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 31, 2009
Hypothermia, starvation claim one-third of purple martin hatch
It was a dismal year for purple martins. Starvation and hypothermia claimed the lives of one-third of Minnesota's largest colony, located in...
October 31, 2009 - 1:00pm