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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
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
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
Northern Valley Honor Flight (Part Two)
10/2/09 at 2:35 PM Northern Valley Honor Flight (Reporter's Notebook) 10/1/09 at 9:56 PM
Northern Valley Honor Flight (People) 9/29/09 at 1:05 AM
Potatoes Have Late Blight !
Northern Plains Potato Growers Association "Field Days 2009" in Larimore last Thursday August 20, 2009 ! Nasty surprise found in irrigated fields : late potato blight. Potato Blight ca...
8/22/09 at 8:36 AM
Feeding the Village First
Spring is finally here! And that means gardening season isn't far behind. Even though we're still enjoying the fruits of last year's garden, be it frozen (beans, brussels sprouts, etc.), canned (tomat...
3/21/09 at 9:06 AM