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April 30, 2015
The first North Dakota paddlefish season was established in 1976. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo)
Leier: History of paddlefishing in North Dakota
April 30, 2015 - 12:18am
April 22, 2015
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists will tell you the overall water levels remain good- and the number of fishable waters is in unchartered territory. But, the lack of runoff from a light snow pack and a dry fall led to less-than-desirable conditions for natural reproduction from northern pike.
Leier: Beginning fishing season early
April 22, 2015 - 11:24pm
April 16, 2015
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
By the mid-1940s, the population estimate of whooping cranes was down to just 15 birds in existence.
Leier: Whooping canes trying to make rebound
April 16, 2015 - 12:17am
April 8, 2015
North Dakota Game and Fish Department 
While 60 percent success is below the 70 percent benchmark, it is a bit higher than the 55 percent overall hunter success in 2013.
Leier: Upping North Dakota hunter success rates
April 8, 2015 - 11:29pm
April 1, 2015
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
North Dakota is home to dozens of different organizations that support youth wildlife programs.
Leier: ND supports youth wildlife programs
April 1, 2015 - 11:09pm
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer pumps his fist in a demonstration for his defensive line during drills on the first day of training camp on July 25, 2014, at Minnesota State University in Mankato, Minn. (John Autey/St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Powers: Vikings option remain open as draft nears
April 1, 2015 - 11:32am
March 19, 2015
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
Last year, 249 hunters harvested 166 elk — 97 bulls and 69 cows/calves — for an overall success rate of 67 percent.
Leier: Hunters share big game news with each other
March 19, 2015 - 12:58am
March 15, 2015
Press File Photos 
Top, New England junior forward Christian Kilwein, right, attempts a shot against Hettinger-Scranton during the Region 7 semifinals on Tuesday at Knights of Columbus Activities Center. Bottom, Dickinson Trinity sophomore guard Lucas Jones, left, looks to pass against Heart River sophomore Zane Besler during the Region 7 semifinals.
Not slowing down: Region 7 poised to continue strong tradition
March 15, 2015 - 12:55am
March 6, 2015
Baumgarten: Love machine in my pocket
March 6, 2015 - 11:29pm
March 5, 2015
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
Up until March 31, your 2014 hunting license is good for the spring light goose season.
Hunting license renewal in North Dakota
March 5, 2015 - 1:26am
February 28, 2015
Baumgarten: ‘Fool me twice’ attitude bad for city planning
February 28, 2015 - 12:21am
February 20, 2015
Baumgarten: Save judgement until facts are known
February 20, 2015 - 6:34pm
February 19, 2015
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
Easier access to lakes, plus good fish populations, has spurred what might be record high ice fishing activity this winter.
Leier: Possible record-high ice fishing activity in ND
February 19, 2015 - 12:46am
February 16, 2015
Traditions surrounding Pancake Tuesday
February 16, 2015 - 11:10pm
February 13, 2015
Baumgarten: Everyone thinks they are right
February 13, 2015 - 11:57pm