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July 17, 2018
A black bear wanders through a University of North Dakota campus-area neighborhood in Grand Forks on Monday, July 16. Photo by Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Curiosity over bear in Grand Forks park contributed to its death, zoo official says
15 hours 52 min ago
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A cleaning lady went to her car to get a mop and was attacked by 80,000 bees
18 hours 52 min ago
Mosquito spray scheduled for the Frontier, N.D., today
20 hours 12 min ago
A black bear moves around in the upper limbs of a cottonwood tree in University Park Monday. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Bear euthanized after being removed from Grand Forks park
23 hours 53 min ago
July 16, 2018
A Grand Forks police officer follows a black bear down a sidewalk at University Park Monday after reports of a bear in a tree near the park. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Police able to get bear out of tree in Grand Forks, but animal's survival is iffy
July 16, 2018 - 8:57pm
Two northwest ND counties carry most West Nile mosquitoes
July 16, 2018 - 6:49pm
Minnesota Department of Health researcher Dave Neitzel checks his drag cloth for ticks as intern Ellen Meis does likewise. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Sheila M. Eldred
In Minnesota's woods, researchers take aim at ticks
July 16, 2018 - 1:06pm
July 15, 2018
Do Lindenwood and Island Park need a makeover? Officials want your input
July 15, 2018 - 8:00am
July 14, 2018
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Rare double shark attack closes Florida beach; bites were just minutes apart
July 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
A worker uses a propane torch to polish a glass straw at the EcoGlass Straws manufacturing facility in Hood River, Oregon, on July 5, 2018. Photo by Terray Sylvester/Bloomberg.
Now that plastic's passe, tiny Oregon shop is building the straw of tomorrow
July 14, 2018 - 11:45am
July 12, 2018
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New additions at M.B. Johnson Park in Moorhead unveiled
July 12, 2018 - 6:33pm
VanBeek's wife Kay confirmed that there was an encounter with a bear, but preferred at this time not to give many more details, saying that the county was releasing information on the incident. In mourning the loss of her husband, she did not want to expand much except to say there were no cubs and he was not mauled. Photo Illustration
Mysterious death follows bear encounter in central Minnesota
July 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
July 11, 2018
Lake Sakakawea begins to drop
July 11, 2018 - 4:52pm
July 10, 2018
A total of 49,407 North Dakota deer hunters shot an estimated 30,100 deer during the 2017 deer gun season for an overall success rate of 61 percent, the Game and Fish Department reported Monday. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Results from ND deer license lottery now available
July 10, 2018 - 6:21am
July 9, 2018
Gas is flared at an oil well in western North Dakota.   Forum News Service file photo
Officials say cause of fire at ND gas processing plant is still under investigation
July 9, 2018 - 10:06pm