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Wilderness canoeing in Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park
Last week, six of us made an eight-day trip through Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park, starting at Nym Lake, just north of the park, and paddling to Mudro Lake near Ely. We caught walleyes, lake tro...
6/18/13 at 2:03 PM Another day in the Northland: Fawn falters, then recovers 6/17/13 at 10:36 AM
Captain's Platter fishing contest results 6/17/13 at 10:17 AM
paddlefish seasons set a record..for violations
North Dakota game wardens issued a record number of citations during the recent paddlefish snagging season. From opening day May 1until the season closed May 19, wardens cited more than 170 individua...
6/17/13 at 8:48 AM Working together for the future of ducks 6/12/13 at 4:34 PM
it's all relative 6/11/13 at 9:20 AM
Dragonfly program and survey set for Friday night and Saturday at Norris Camp
Dragonflies and spaghetti are on the menu if the road takes you to Norris Camp, headquarters of Red Lake Wildlife Management Area, this weekend. Gretchen Mehmel, manager of Red Lake WMA, sent me a fl...
6/13/13 at 11:09 AM Conservation groups praise Senate farm bill 6/11/13 at 9:51 AM
N.D. duck index dips, but remains well above long-term average 6/10/13 at 3:04 PM
Here's a woodpecker that's absolutely unmistakable, but as far as I know it's seldom seen in the Northland: Dan Sommerfeld shared this picture of a red-headed woodpecker he took at a feeder in far ea...
6/11/13 at 4:49 PM Frankly scarlet 6/1/13 at 5:07 PM
Mood indigo 5/31/13 at 2:37 PM
Legislative notebook: Farmers want clarification
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Farmers are not sure how much more they will be taxed after the Democratic-controlled Legislature adopted a $2 billion tax increase. It appears that farmers will pay ...
5/21/13 at 1:12 AM Legacy funding debate splits urban and rural senators 5/15/13 at 8:26 PM
Legislative notebook: Monday deadline ready to fall 4/28/12 at 10:47 PM
I guess it's only fair. I have acquired a few life birds "in the mail," as it is said, I suppose it's only fitting that some would be taken away in the same fashion. The posting on the ABA's blog two...
5/7/13 at 3:00 PM Icing, and things that fly 4/10/13 at 3:52 PM
Swans, yes, but which ones? 4/8/13 at 1:42 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Winter Visitor...
12/28/12 at 7:41 AM
I Admit It...Men Mess It Up!
I can tell this story now because my wife's birthday was last August and she has calmed down by now. I think! I was simply trying to do right and I, well...oh, here's the whole story. Early last Au...
12/26/12 at 2:47 PM The View From The Edge of Fargo 9/4/12 at 3:54 PM
Fishing In Parts of Minnesota 8/2/12 at 11:54 AM
Who knew the catfish were SO BIG!
I recently had the opportunity to go catfishing with the infamous Jason Mitchell for his television show Jason Mitchell Outdoors. As a not-so-avid fisher-(wo)man, I was very nervous about our quest fo...
8/3/12 at 8:45 AM
Areavoices Digest #81 - Tatted Lace and more
Happy soon-to-be 4th of July everyone! When you're not out barbecuing or watching fireworks, be sure to check out some of our newest and hottest blogs on Areavoices, including a brand-new-to-our-plat...
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Areavoices Digest #61 1/25/12 at 3:26 PM
Where's the ice?
Several weeks ago, my husband Eric came back from a quick jaunt over to Lime Lake and was quite pleased. Its a solid three inches thick, he said with a smile. Good and black. Well be fishing by next ...
1/3/12 at 4:58 AM Boat quotes on the Rainy River 4/22/11 at 8:52 AM
The couple that fishes together... 4/13/11 at 2:23 AM
We Went Catfishing
I did something last night that I've never done before. I went fishing on the Red River for the elusive catfish. And I brought Red Sox and Blonde Daughter with as we fished under the direction of Ca...
8/23/11 at 11:40 AM
Oregon man brings veterans cause to N.D. Capitol
BISMARCKAn Oregon bicyclist determined to raise money and awareness for combat-wounded veterans is going to state Capitols across the country to spread his message. On Thursday, Scot King of Remember...
7/7/11 at 10:23 AM Today's Ask Your Government 7/2/11 at 8:24 PM
Today's Ask Your Government 2/20/11 at 12:12 AM
How I'm celebrating this weekend
Four slabs of baby back ribs, two sharptail grouse breasts and a pack of County Market brats. God bless America....
7/2/11 at 2:37 PM Anyone spotting some wildlife? 5/18/11 at 4:36 PM
A novel way to fight mosquitoes 5/16/11 at 1:10 PM
Now, to convince Adam to keep his digging to the sandbox....
My good parenting is done for the day - I FINALLY gardened with my kids. I am always hesitant to put the first seeds into the ground, since North Dakota is famous for late spring blizzards. My mom ta...
5/20/11 at 6:15 PM