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February 5, 2016
True snow birds.  A flock of snow buntings at the Kinnickinnic River Land Trust Kelly Creek Preserve northeast of River Falls. ( Dan Wilcox photo)
Wild Side: Arctic songbirds on winter vacation
February 5, 2016 - 1:15pm
February 4, 2016
'Butterflies for Birders' at RFPL this Saturday
February 4, 2016 - 12:38pm
January 21, 2016
An oak savanna restoration in progress.  This part of the Foster Conservation Reserve in River Falls was overgrown with invasive common buckthorn a few years ago. (Dan Wilcox photo)
Wild Side: Prairie enthusiasts restore oak savanna
January 21, 2016 - 12:15pm
January 10, 2016
Falls of the Kinnickinnic River in River Falls in the 1860s. (Wisconsin Historical Society photo)
Wild Side: Clean, clear, cold and free-flowing
January 10, 2016 - 9:16am
December 8, 2015
Serpentine tunnels carved by emerald ash borer larvae under the bark of an ash tree. (Photo from Don’tMoveFirewood.org)
Wild Side: Protect your ash; don’t move firewood
December 8, 2015 - 11:51am
October 12, 2015
River Falls continues quest to tap into sun rays
October 12, 2015 - 2:32pm
September 25, 2015
About 30 people came out to a meeting about a possible train station in the River Falls/Hudson area on Wednesday at the library.
Proposed train moves in the right direction
September 25, 2015 - 1:21pm
August 5, 2015
Group tells Pierce County Board that Lake Pepin is filling with sediment
August 5, 2015 - 4:28pm
July 30, 2015
More and more, River Falls is looking to the sun
July 30, 2015 - 6:00am
Blue spiderwort flowering in our prairie, a first sign of summer.  Dan Wilcox photo.
Wild Side: Summer solstice is a fine time of year
June 30, 2015 - 4:03pm
June 22, 2015
Jessica Delwiche took this photo after Monday’s torrential rains. Delwiche said it “shows how nature in my backyard is still beautiful.”
Featured photo: 'Nature's beauty'
June 22, 2015 - 1:00pm
Water rushes from a gate raised Monday at the Little Falls Lake dam in the town of St. Joseph. The lake is being drained as part of safety concerns with the dam’s foundation and other critical features. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Mike Longaecker)
Lake association and DNR reach agreement
June 22, 2015 - 10:40am
June 12, 2015
This is the bear that helped himself to dinner from Randy Cudd's bird-feeder.
Featured photo: Unexpected dinner guest
June 12, 2015 - 12:26pm
June 11, 2015
Pastor Chris Myers is shown outside First Congregational United Church of Christ, 110 N. 3rd St., where workers have installed new solar panels. The church is working with Energy Concepts Inc. which subcontracted with Steiner Electric, and River Falls Municipal Utilities to install the panels, with the help of a WPPI grant.
Their church faith extends skyward and goes solar
June 11, 2015 - 1:08pm
May 29, 2015
Aleisha Miller, environmental educator from the St. Croix County Resource Management Division, shows Tova Meads different ways rivers are polluted. (Submitted photos)
‘Green day’ on the Kinni for Montessori students
May 29, 2015 - 2:10pm
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