Skip to main content
Grand Forks Herald
Norwegian ambassador to visit Grand Forks for job-creation seminar
This is how a man facing deportation started a family in central Minnesota
Parkers Prairie mother tracks down family that received son’s heart
7 refugees honored for their contributions to Minnesota
At The Ralph, preparations underway for 'magical' college sports night
crime and courts
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
'Legends of Terror' returns to the Myra Museum
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
Health Matters: Aspirin plus blood-thinners not recommended
Marilyn Hagerty: Like to worry? Today's for you
Mariliyn Hagerty: Soup's on
Marilyn Hagerty: Everyone has to start somewhere
Marilyn Hagerty: Home for Homecoming
UND-Minnesota: One hot ticket
UND, Minnesota series has gone back and forth in The Ralph
UND vs. Minnesota by the numbers
This won't be the last of UND-Minnesota
Entire classes missed UND-Minnesota experience
Robert "Bob" Zimny
Lorraine C. Ettl
Richard H. "Dickie" Stanislawski
Bear hit in Grand Forks County weighed 300 pounds
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: The Gerdes Nation marks 50-year tradition
IN THE FIELD
Letter: Cultural schizophrenia regarding our clothing
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
Letter: Remove con artists to have real tax reform
Letter: Banning guns won't decrease crime in U.S.
Fargo Feminist: 'Me too' but what about 'us too?'
October 15, 2017
Book brings decoy history to life
Andy Schoneich isn't a duck hunter, but he loves wildlife and does the occasional woodcarving when he gets the time. Developing a passion for...
October 15, 2017 - 7:43am
October 8, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
If you want to see a flicker, look on the ground and look soon. Flickers are moving south. The flicker is a species of woodpecker, but no matter....
October 8, 2017 - 6:13am
September 17, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Failing light drives birds to migrate
On Tuesday, a day of record-breaking heat, I overheard a coffee shop conversation. "Sure doesn't feel like fall," someone blurted. On the contrary,...
September 17, 2017 - 6:55am
September 10, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Mike Jacobs: Cooper's hawks thrive in city limits
Birds don't make headlines every day, but a Cooper's hawk did it during Hurricane Harvey. The bird turned up in a taxicab and quickly became...
September 10, 2017 - 6:08am
July 23, 2017
Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
Goldfinch season is either coming or going, depending on your point of view. From the goldfinch's point of view, it's coming on, but from the...
July 23, 2017 - 9:30am
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Grant aids Delta drone research, Drought benefits North Dakota pelican habitat etc.
Grant aids Delta Waterfowl drone research BISMARCK — Delta Waterfowl's research using drone-mounted, thermal-imaging cameras to locate...
July 23, 2017 - 6:30am
July 9, 2017
Decoy carver gives wood a lifelike touch
MIDDLE RIVER, Minn.—Joel Huener says he's always been "kind of a rabid do-it-yourselfer," a trait that also rubbed off on his hunting and...
July 9, 2017 - 8:12am
June 12, 2017
Peregrine banding draws a crowd
It was a falcon frenzy Monday afternoon as an estimated 150 people showed up to watch peregrine chicks being banded below the UND water tower....
June 12, 2017 - 5:09pm
June 2, 2017
Always in season: Bird world delivers another surprise
Memorial Day's scarlet tanager was a surprise. I didn't see the actual bird, but only its picture. Not that I hadn't been watching for scarlet...
June 2, 2017 - 2:55pm
May 25, 2017
Watch: Narcisse snake dens make for a slithery spectacle
The Narcisse Snake Dens about an hour and a half north of Winnipeg are home to the world's largest gathering of red-sided garter snakes. Every...
May 25, 2017 - 6:00am
May 5, 2017
Drumming count survey logs ruffed grouse trends
RED LAKE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Minn.—Traffic noise isn't a problem, but a forest full of sounds competes for Gretchen Mehmel's ears...
May 5, 2017 - 4:25pm
Brad Dokken column: Sky dancing woodcock one day, drumming ruffed grouse the next during trip to Norris Camp
I'd come to Norris Camp, headquarters of Red Lake Wildlife Management Area, to spend a few hours in a ruffed grouse blind and tag along on an...
May 5, 2017 - 3:31pm
March 22, 2017
Marv the Peregrine is back in Grand Forks
It’s official: The peregrine falcon that flew into town last week is Marv, the patriarch of Grand Forks’ peregrine clan the past couple of...
March 22, 2017 - 11:11am
January 13, 2017
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
Dave Lambeth's review of Christmas Bird Count numbers pretty much confirmed that house sparrows are declining in Grand Forks. The number of house sparrows seen on this winter's count was 355, the smallest count since the 1960s, when many fewer people turned out to count winter birds...
January 13, 2017 - 8:15am
December 20, 2016
Red Lake Watershed District and DNR move forward on Pine Lake flood project
The Red Lake Watershed District and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently signed a memorandum of understanding to continue their...
December 20, 2016 - 9:18pm