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The snow cover this past winter over the United States was very minimal. As a whole, the North American continent recorded the 4th lowest snow cover extent on record this past winter, mainly due to th...
3/18/12 at 7:19 AM Northern Lights? 2/14/11 at 9:35 AM
Stomping-Ground Culture 2: Our Grandparents
While I was still "up north" as we say, visiting my family in Blackduck, I decided to stop out at each of the grandparents' places. Some may consider this dull, but it was enlightening. Heres why: A...
11/19/11 at 12:31 AM Stomping Ground Culture, part 1 11/11/11 at 2:09 PM
Northern State men's basketball to play Northern Iowa, Purdue and Butler -- in 3-day span
The Northern State men's basketball team announced recently that it's season will begin with three exhibition games in three games against top-level Division I opponents. And they're not exactly play...
7/19/11 at 10:09 PM
Among the hordes of species showing up this past week were northern flickers (Colaptes auratus). The birds were everywhere in town. A person could hardly walk a block and not hear the old familiar "ky...
4/12/11 at 5:25 AM Afternoon shrike strike 11/13/10 at 7:19 AM
If that mockingbird won't sing... 11/4/10 at 6:30 AM
I am somebody
A person toils in anonymity so much of their life and only hopes to catch a sliver of occasional spotlight. My recognition came last week and it arrived via US Mail; I have finally made it. I like ...
4/1/11 at 5:39 AM
Rails, trails take hit in bonding committee vote
A Minnesota House committee that usually approves spending money to build government facilities voted Tuesday to call back $59 million already approved from as far back as 1994. The bill would stop...
3/16/11 at 3:40 AM
I'm not sure if there are any "Cutest Owl" contests out there, but if there were, this little guy would win Best In Show. This Northern Saw-whet Owl currently lives in Warren, Mn. The photo was s...
2/25/11 at 12:34 PM
A mother-daughter love for chocolate
Whenever I get the chance, I try and make a trip back home to Badger, Minn. commonly known as the mallard capital of the world. As one of many college students, home to many of us is a place where we...
2/11/11 at 8:29 PM
Sioux lose O-Line coach
UND will be looking for a new offensive line coach. Rod Carey took a similar position at Northern Illinois on Wednesday. "It's a good move for Rod," Sioux coach Chris Mussman said. "I'm happy for hi...
1/12/11 at 6:36 PM Jake gets contract extension 3/24/10 at 10:41 AM
Wednesday afternoon notes 3/17/10 at 10:59 AM
ESPN's Olney, Meyer in Fargo on Friday for book signing
ESPN baseball writer and analyst Buster Olney will be at Fargo's Zandbroz from noon to 2 p.m. Friday for a a book signing along with former Northern State head men's basketball coach Don Meyer. The st...
11/18/10 at 7:01 PM
NDSU receives grant for Northern Tier Network
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded NDSU a grant of $751,244 to support of the project titled "Northern Tier Network - North Dakota and South Dakota Access Improvement." The project is u...
8/20/10 at 3:26 PM Biomass Testing Lab established 4/28/10 at 10:08 AM
Invasive insect: Emerald ash borer reaches Minnesota
Members of the Minnesota DNR are trying to find a way to delay the spread of the emerald ash borer insect. The invasive species, which was discovered in Minnesota last summer, lays eggs on the bark of...
6/30/10 at 3:42 AM Walleye Fishing in Northern Minnesota 6/14/10 at 5:05 AM
4 Luv of Dog Rescue to Participate in FM RedHawks Non-Profit Community Night - Monday, May 24th 4 Luv of Dog Rescue is one of eight area non-profit organizations that have been chosen to part...
5/20/10 at 9:22 PM
Northern Michigan Loses 2
Coach Walt Kyle and Northern Michigan, after losing to St. Cloud State in the NCAA West Region playoffs last week, have lost two juniors -- forward Mark Olver and defenseman E...
3/31/10 at 8:03 AM St. Cloud State Breaks Streak 3/27/10 at 3:51 AM
Huskies to Start Lee 3/25/10 at 4:48 PM
UMC enrollment up
Another day another enrollment story. Here's some great news from the University of Minnesota-Crookston: Undergraduate enrollment is up 8.5 percent. We'd been hearing about how crazy it is with reside...
10/8/09 at 4:36 PM Population booms and busts in North Dakota history, Part 2 7/14/09 at 12:33 PM
Population booms and busts in North Dakota history 7/10/09 at 8:54 AM