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Fargo zoo seeking replacement after sister in otter duo dies
Police think bear spotted in Grand Forks left town
Minneapolis-St. Paul airport police shoot 'suspicious' person in parking ramp
Man injured in rollover crash near Pelican Rapids
Police ID couple in Valley City crash that killed one
Wild clinch series on home ice for first time, advance in playoffs
College baseball: North Dakota State 9, Western Illinois 4
Multiple contributors help Twins to 8-5 win late Saturday
College softball: South Alabama 7, North Dakota State 6
Scores and results from April 25, 2015
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Forum editorial: A fresh new voice for commission
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Letter: Fargo assessment might not be legal
Letter: What could we want in a mayor?
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Helpful Hint: Three words stop 'pleeease' refrains
YWCA Women of the Year event attracts record crowd
Veeder: Getting lost in my quickly changing hometown
Minding our Elders: Noisy, crowded activities may upset people with dementia
Positively Beautiful: The slippery slope of "just one more thing ..."
Hundreds line up downtown as rocker Jack White announces Fargo performance
Leslie raises the bar with Spring Parade of Homes offering
AppSnap: Target Healthful makes prescription management easy
Away From Home: Iguasu Falls, Argentina
Swift: So-called fashion faux pas for women in 30s are cringeworthy
From farm to flask: Local distillery owner hopes to begin production next month
Inside Business: Elements Fitness celebrates anniversary
Inside Business: North Dakotans tops in budgeting
Inside Business: N.D. jobless rate steady
Inside Business: JW Kitchens setting up
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Lois A. Kicker
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Patricia "Pat" Jane Kiewel-Schramm
April 25, 2015
Forest tent caterpillar numbers should be minimal, in most areas, this year
DULUTH—Forest tent caterpillar numbers crashed in 2014, a year they should have multiplied, surprising forest pest experts but leaving residents and visitors of northern forests grateful and their trees intact. Even better news is that the number of leaf-eating north woods...
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April 21, 2015
Leier: Each spring has its own challenges
West Fargo - My first open-water cast of the 2015 fishing season came before spring turkey season, and even before Easter. While the first fish of the year didn’t happen on the same trip, it was reason to smile. Just getting outdoors in early April without mud boots or a winter...
April 21, 2015 - 9:54pm
Prairie chickens’ pageant of mating calls doesn’t disappoint
Crookston, Minn. - It’s still dark, and we wait, patiently, for the pageant to begin. Before long, the prairie in front of us will come alive with the sights and sounds of male prairie chickens. They’ll stomp their feet and inflate air sacs in their necks to produce an other-worldly...
April 21, 2015 - 3:22pm
April 14, 2015
Leier: Spring migration is more than just huntable snow geese, ducks and Canada geese
West Fargo The spring snow goose season opened in mid-February and, honestly, leading up to it, the open winter and unseasonably warm weather had hunters and biologist alike thinking: "This just might be the year birds are here before March." As luck and meteorologists would have...
April 14, 2015 - 4:59pm
April 10, 2015
Stranded hikers rescued after 5 days in Alaskan wild
JUNEAU, Alaska - Three hikers stranded since the weekend on a glacier near Anchorage were rescued on Friday morning by the Alaska Air National Guard, military officials said. All three were transported to an Anchorage hospital with minor frostbite injuries, according to a National...
April 10, 2015 - 5:04pm
April 7, 2015
State record fish caught in Otter Tail County
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - Eleven-year-old Austin Stoll heard the six-pound line scorching off his reel. Nearby, his dad Chris Stoll heard it, too, and both knew Austin had a big fish to battle on Sybil Lake in Otter Tail County. By the time the battle was over March 9, Austin pulled...
April 7, 2015 - 8:12pm
Leier: Deer hunting success rate in ND improves
West Fargo - One of the primary benchmarks that North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists use to assess deer populations and hunter satisfaction is the success rate by gun hunters. Over time, a success rate of around 70 percent means hunters are generally satisfied with deer...
April 7, 2015 - 1:54pm
April 5, 2015
Minnesota DNR 'Eagle Cam' gives nest-eye view
If the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) was trying to bring down office productivity in the spring of the year when they introduced “Eagle Cam” in 2013, mission accomplished. I probably shouldn’t admit this in the very newspaper I work for, but I spend countless...
April 5, 2015 - 3:19pm
April 4, 2015
Taking your best shots: Theodore Roosevelt National Park a photographer's delight
MEDORA - More than 600,000 tourists visit the three units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park every year, which means there are a lot of clicks and flashes. "People want to have memories," the park’s Chief of Interpretation Eileen Andes said. "They want to make memories." The...
April 4, 2015 - 11:19pm
April 1, 2015
Push for more outdoor funding in ND stalls as budget tightens
BISMARCK – In what one Democrat called “the first of unfortunately a long line of broken promises,” state senators passed a bill Wednesday that would keep the state’s Outdoor Heritage Fund capped at $30 million instead of the $50 million proposed by Gov. Jack Dalrymple as...
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April 1, 2015 - 8:13pm
March 31, 2015
Moose on the loose in Minot
MINOT - Minot police have received reports of a moose on the loose in the city limits. If a moose feels threatened, it may become aggressive, according to a news release from the police. Therefore, people are advised to stay away when they see them. Unless the moose is threatening...
March 31, 2015 - 9:10pm
Leier: Programs set to help get kids outdoors
West Fargo - My interest in fishing and hunting began long before specific opportunities designed to encourage young hunters and anglers existed. The 1980s didn’t have youth deer, waterfowl and pheasant seasons, or special turkey licenses, just to name a few. I do remember that...
March 31, 2015 - 6:33pm
March 27, 2015
Dayton wants to get tough on poachers
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton announced Friday a get-tough proposal against poachers who illegally take game and fish in Minnesota, including...
March 27, 2015 - 9:35pm
March 24, 2015
Leier: Changing of calendar brings changing of hunting seasons
West Fargo - Signs of spring honestly began weeks ago. For me, the first bald eagle pairs setting up their nests in February is proof that winter is losing its grip, and this year the turn of March brought unseasonably mild and record-breaking temperatures. The annual college basketball...
March 24, 2015 - 10:15pm
March 17, 2015
Leier: North Dakota has plenty of big-game hunting news
West Fargo - While it’s a long way from the nearest big-game hunting season, the last month or so has had its fair share of North Dakota big-game hunting news. Harvest statistics for moose, elk and bighorn sheep came out in February, followed by 2015 moose and elk season details...
March 17, 2015 - 9:19pm