Thousands of Swans Show Up in Flooded Field Along I-29 Near Argusville

Experts say it's part of the natural cycle for species

SOUTH OF ARGUSVILLE, N.D. — It’s something you don’t normally see along I–29: thousands of swans in a flooded field. “You never see more than one or two swans ever in a group, and there’s several thousand there and it’s just an amazing once-in-a-lifetime type of deal,” Jim Bergquist, who sees the swans on his daily commute, said. Experts say seeing…

Two Fergus Falls Men Linked to Shooting Trumpeter Swans

The men have not yet been named or charged

  FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two men from Fergus Falls are linked to the shooting deaths of two trumpeter swans south of that city. A Minnesota DNR officer says the protected swans were shot on a federal waterfowl production refuge. He says the investigation began after the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from someone who heard…