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Police arrest alleged burglar in hour long chase, search
Grand Forks group performs at disability pride parade with heavy heart
Researcgers sample ND coal for rare elements
Man set off firework in downtown Grand Forks bar, police say
What is your home worth? Realtors and appraiser dispel 6 myths
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
Latavius Murray, Dalvin Cook vie to replace Adrian Peterson at RB
Kim wins Marathon Classic by four shots
Twins reliever Matt Belisle, on a quiet roll, makes no excuses for 'volatility'
Late-inning flurry carries Tigers past Twins
Veeder: This rugged, imperfect place
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
Pinke Post: The best yes volunteer and county fair experience
Column: There are several ways to enjoy grilled watermelon
Stanley Orin Oberg
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
June 25, 2017
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
I worry every spring about whether the fireflies will return. Habitat loss from urban sprawl and light pollution are thought to be behind the...
June 25, 2017 - 11:48am
May 28, 2017
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
DULUTH — Astronauts conducted an emergency spacewalk earlier this week to replace a failed computer that controlled the solar power system,...
May 28, 2017 - 6:06pm
April 16, 2017
Astro Bob: How Mars turned nasty cold
Mars would be much more clement if it still possessed a beefy atmosphere. Thanks to new measurements from NASA's MAVEN spacecraft, we now have...
April 16, 2017 - 9:21am
April 9, 2017
Astro Bob: Spring nights sweeter with the space station
Spring can be a comfortable time of year to get outside at night and watch the stars. When you do, don't be surprised if you have some company....
April 9, 2017 - 10:18am
April 6, 2017
Planet Jupiter comes in for a close-up, will be bright Friday night
GRAND FORKS — The biggest planet in the solar system will shine even brighter in the night sky on Friday, April 7. Friday marks the point...
April 6, 2017 - 6:58pm
April 2, 2017
Astro Bob: How moon colonists might survived the frigid lunar night
Man, it can get cold on the moon. With virtually no air to speak of and a night that lasts just shy of two weeks, the surface temperature drops...
April 2, 2017 - 10:22am
March 26, 2017
AstroBob: Salvador Dali would love these constellations
In March, we dipped into the deep past, hungering to know more about the first generation of suns that formed after the Big Bang. Now, we look...
March 26, 2017 - 7:00am
March 12, 2017
AstroBob: Welcome Arcturus!
I really shouldn't be surprised anymore. But I always am when I see the fiery bright star Arcturus appear in the east on midwinter evenings....
March 12, 2017 - 6:12pm
March 5, 2017
AstroBob: A new take on why we hear meteors
Have you ever seen a super-bright meteor and at the same time heard hissing or rustling sounds? Some people claim to hear the sizzle of a bright...
March 5, 2017 - 3:07pm
February 26, 2017
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
We don't hear much about the Soviet program to explore and return samples of the moon to Earth, but the Russians were busy with lunar mission...
February 26, 2017 - 1:08pm
February 12, 2017
AstroBob: Saturn's got a whole new groove
Stunning. Incredible. Alright, I'll shut up. But it's not easy when the photos are this inspiring. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has just returned...
February 12, 2017 - 1:14pm
September 17, 2016
Theodore Roosevelt National Park hosts Dakota Nights Astronomy Festival
MEDORA—Astronomers, rangers and historians are inviting the public to join them for three days of stargazing as the fourth annual Dakota...
September 17, 2016 - 9:05pm
June 20, 2016
Rare pair of full moon, solstice a ‘celebration of life’
FARGO -- With singing metal bowls, an African drum, chants and song, the summer solstice was welcomed Monday, June 20. But this once-in-a-lifetime...
June 20, 2016 - 10:25pm
September 18, 2014
Learning about the night sky: Astronomy festival Dakota Nights begins Friday at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora
Nearly every resident of Midwest — both young and old — has looked up to a clear-night sky.
September 18, 2014 - 12:56am
May 8, 2014
Look to the skies: With calm nights on horizon, experts provide tips for beginner stargazers
As temperatures heat up and clouds subside, the season for stargazing — one of the oldest nighttime diversions — is here. Stargazing can...
May 8, 2014 - 12:34am