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‘The hawk guy’: Raptor expert Tim Driscoll has a passion for his research

October 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Tim Driscoll of Grand Forks is a certified raptor authority and director of the Urban Raptor Research Project. He spends hours afield trapping and banding Cooper’s hawks, red-tailed hawks and other raptors, collaborating with researchers in other parts of North America. Continue Reading

Opponents say Goodhue County wind project will destroy raptor habitat

December 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has approved the plan to place the turbines on 32,000 acres of land in Goodhue County. But, county Commissioner Ron Allen says regulators failed to consider an avian study that says the turbines would interfere with habitat for eagles, hawks and other birds.
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Grand Forks peregrine falcon family broadens its aerial horizons

July 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Local birders have several more peregrine falcons to enjoy near the UND water tower. Continue Reading

Dimock/Emery duo complete rare feats in Sunday victory

May 16, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PARKSTON What’s more impressive: two grand slams in one five-inning game or a perfect game that ends early due to a 15-run rule? Continue Reading

Gymnastics: East Ridge breaks 140 points in win over Woodbury

January 21, 2011 in Woodbury Bulletin

East Ridge broke the 140-point mark for the first time this year in a 140.075 to 136.35 win over intra-district and Suburban East Conference rival Woodbury. Continue Reading

Raptors’ Rodriguez is back on the ice

December 22, 2010 in Woodbury Bulletin

Less than a year after being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, East Ridge senior defenseman Emilio Rodriguez is back on the ice with the Raptors.
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East Ridge boys hockey: Raptors fall to Bears 5-2 in penalty-laden game

December 17, 2010 in South Washington County Bulletin

In a heated game marred with 23 penalties and a large third-period fracas, the East Ridge boys hockey team fell 5-2 to 11th-ranked White Bear Lake on Thursday, Dec. 16, at the new Vadnais Heights Sports Complex. Continue Reading

East Ridge boys hockey: Raptors demolish St. Francis 12-1

December 15, 2010 in South Washington County Bulletin

The East Ridge boys hockey team demolished St. Francis in a non-conference game on Tuesday, Dec. 14, in St. Francis. Continue Reading

East Ridge boys basketball; Raptors fall to St. Louis Park

December 15, 2010 in Woodbury Bulletin

The East Ridge boys basketball team suffered its first loss of the year, 73-52 to non-conference opponent St. Louis Park on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at St. Louis Park. Continue Reading

Alpine skiing: PWER opens season Tuesday; Raptors, Koprucki take second

December 15, 2010 in Woodbury Bulletin

The Park, Woodbury and East Ridge boys and girls alpine ski teams or PWER opened the 2010-11 season on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at Afton Alps. Continue Reading