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December 12, 2014
Paige Olson, Dan Wilcox, and dogs Rip and Jack, with a couple of roosters on a cold day in November. (Dave Jensen photo)
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
December 12, 2014 - 10:20am
December 3, 2014
The late Bruce Foster of River Falls is shown deer hunting along Mason Creek in 1985. Submitted photo.
Wild Side: Change of pace: Deer Hunting in the Banana Belt
December 3, 2014 - 8:35am
A chart issued by the WDNR shows harvest figures from western counties and a comparison with last year's harvest.
Recent season's buck harvest 8 percent behind last year, safest ever recorded; buck kill up in Pierce
December 3, 2014 - 5:33am
December 1, 2014
Jack Decheine, son of Jason and Laura Decheine of River Falls is shown with his very first deer shot on the morning of Friday, Nov. 28,  in the Rush River Valley near Maiden Rock. The 8-pointer was taken while Jack was hunting with his father, Jason. Submitted photo by Milt Helmer.
Young man bags his first deer
December 1, 2014 - 9:21am
November 24, 2014
Whaling ships in the harbor at New Bedford, Mass. in October, 1901 near the end of the whaling era in the United States. Barrels of whale oil are in the foreground. (NOAA photo)
Wild Side: How should we manage novel ecosystems?
November 24, 2014 - 10:58am
November 18, 2014
Archer Ryan Magee of River Falls harvested this trophy buck Friday, Nov. 14 just east of River Falls.  McGee said the 11-pointer scored 162 5/8". Submitted photo.
Successful hunters can donate deer to needy through local processors
November 18, 2014 - 9:31am
November 12, 2014
Whaling ships in the harbor at New Bedford, Mass. in October, 1901 near the end of the whaling era in the United States. Barrels of whale oil are in the foreground. (NOAA photo)
Wild Side: How should we manage novel ecosystems?
November 12, 2014 - 4:00pm
September 5, 2014
Raspberry Island, part of the Gaylord Nelson Wilderness Area in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin. (River Falls Journal photo by Dan Wilcox)
Wild Side: Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act
September 5, 2014 - 12:38pm
August 24, 2014
An adult eastern gray tree frog. Photo from Back Yard Biology.
Wild Side: Masters of Camoflage
August 24, 2014 - 11:06am
August 7, 2014
Wild Side: The summer wild flower show
August 7, 2014 - 10:49am
August 6, 2014
Brand new First National Bank of River Falls Field at Hoffman Park will host the Wisconsin Baseball Association State Semifinals and Finals the next two weekends. The River Falls Fighting Fish will open the semifinal round at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8. (Photo courtesy of Scott Gavin)
Wisconsin baseball champ to be crowned in River Falls
August 6, 2014 - 12:22pm
July 30, 2014
Some biting gnats next to a dime. (River Falls Journal photo by Dan Wilcox)
Wild Side: What's Bugging You!
July 30, 2014 - 1:02pm
June 26, 2014
Wild Side: Monarchs are in trouble; give them milkweed
June 26, 2014 - 8:21am
June 20, 2014
Wild Side: Rough fish aren't rough to eat
June 20, 2014 - 12:54pm
June 2, 2014
A Jack-in-the-Pulpit in our woods. (Carol Wilcox photo).
Wild Side: Many jacks in the woods this spring
June 2, 2014 - 8:56am