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'A ticking time bomb': How Cambridge Analytica's whistleblower became Facebook's unlikely foil
Lobbyists seek backdoor to deregulation through NAFTA talks
Shipping Traffic for March 22, 2018
Bygones for March 22, 2018
More Minn. pharmacies to offer opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription to battle overdoses
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State investigation into Frontier Communications draws public ire
Small Business Development Centers' work celebrated
Minnesota prepares for driverless technology
YouTube bans firearm sales and how-to videos, prompting backlash
It's not just Facebook. Big Tech revolt has begun, Nomura says
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Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Wiggins, Towns stepping up when Timberwolves need them most
Shipley: For Sano, Twins and MLB, these are high stakes
Polanco addresses Twins teammates, apologizes for steroid suspension
Prep playoff schedule
Best Bets for March 22, 2018
Album review: Indie rock is alive and well on new Nat Harvie LP
Lake effect: Gardner closes out ballet's milestone season with his largest production, a 'Swan Lake' in three acts
All-black cast presents 'Fences' in Duluth, North Shore
In theaters for March 22, 2018
Hendrix Raymond Peterson
Clarence & Alice Mattson Sr.
Kenlee Joy Running
Dennis Fredrick Krueth
Mark Jason Willoughby
Dorothy A. Hoch
Gene Warren Edberg
David Donald Wehr
Commentary: No, billionaires won't save us - that's a myth that links Zuckerberg and Trump
Reader's View: UMD-Miller verdict a teachable moment
Reader's View: Column had answer for happier US
Commentary: I run Dick's Sporting Goods. It's Congress's turn to do something about guns.
Reader's View: Marathon events like a community hug
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
Mille Lacs walleye fishing catch and release again this summer
MN DNR Weekly Report for March 19, 2018
'This pushes all my skills': Steger to make 1,000-mile solo trek in Canada’s barrenlands
Ask a Conservation Officer: When the snow melts, are ATVs allowed on snowmobile trails?
Pets of the Week for March 20
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February 24, 2018
Birders from across the country bolster their ‘life lists’ at the Sax-Zim Bog
MEADOWLANDS — It's a quiet midweek afternoon in the Sax-Zim Bog, and Loretta Bickford clomps through a foot of snow in an oversized parka...
February 24, 2018 - 7:05pm
December 29, 2017
Minnesota county takes on public lands debate over farm sale
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — A version of the national debate over public lands has recently played itself out in Meeker County, where conservationists were surprised when the county board initially denied the transfer of land by willing sellers to the state. The Meeker County Board...
December 29, 2017 - 6:46pm
November 26, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Turkey – or dinosaur – for dinner?
This is Thanksgiving season and so the turkey must be bird of the week. No other bird is so closely associated with any day as the turkey. Nor...
November 26, 2017 - 6:03am
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 - 6:14am
August 29, 2017
Southeastern Twin Cities metro birders treated to a year of rarities
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn.—Two rare birds with heavy rounded beaks and a hue brighter than a blue jay have made their home in scrubland at the...
August 29, 2017 - 10:55am
August 20, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
The red-tailed hawk is easily the most common raptor in this part of the world, and it is most conspicuous in late August, as young-of-the year...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
GRAND FORKS — Last week, I kept company with hummingbirds. It was accidental, really. The hummingbirds happened to be where I was —...
August 13, 2017 - 7:15am
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
The other day, I got a package from Babe Belzer of Cando, N.D. Inside was a book she had written. The book's heroine is a wren named Winifred...
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
The barn swallow is a pretty little bird. It also can be an aggressive little pest. Therefore, human beings, and this individual human, tend...
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm
May 28, 2017
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
The sora is a surprising bird. Here is what The American Museum of Natural History, in "Birds of North America," has to say about the bird: "Despite...
May 28, 2017 - 3:31pm
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 7, 2017
Always in Season: Snipe call attention to themselves
Here at Magpie Ridge west of Gilby, N.D., where I watch most of my birds and where no magpie has been seen for many months: Here the bird of...
May 7, 2017 - 3:21pm
April 16, 2017
Always in Season: The killdeer is a familiar trickster
The killdeer is a familiar bird, perhaps as well known as the robin. Like the robin, it is a reliable sign of spring. The killdeer signals spring...
April 16, 2017 - 3:04pm
April 2, 2017
Always in Season: Meadowlarks signal spring
There are lots of signs of spring. No one of them is definitive, but taken together they are completely convincing. Probably the most familiar...
April 2, 2017 - 7:45pm
March 26, 2017
Kinglets can brighten a March day
The golden-crowned kinglet is a wee thing, smaller than any other bird in our area, except the ruby-throated hummingbird. Unlike the hummingbird,...
March 26, 2017 - 11:48am