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April 29, 2015
Hepaticas flowering in our woods last week. Their flower show is over for the year now. (Carol Wilcox photo)
Wildside: It's finally spring again
April 29, 2015 - 8:35am
April 23, 2015
Grow to Share to share growing space
April 23, 2015 - 12:58pm
April 17, 2015
UPDATE: Be aware of areawide burning ban being enforced
April 17, 2015 - 9:03am
April 16, 2015
Jim Higgins built and installed seven bluebird houses at Kelly Creek Preserve. He'll install more in the future.
$0 down 100% interest leads to housing boom
April 16, 2015 - 6:00am
April 15, 2015
River Falls Assistant Fire Chief Mike Moody
Burning ban back in place
April 15, 2015 - 4:03pm
April 7, 2015
Burning ban lifted
April 7, 2015 - 1:12pm
April 6, 2015
River Falls firefighters battle a fire in a Troy Township farm field late Wednesday afternoon, April 1, in windy conditions.
Burning ban still in place
April 6, 2015 - 12:54pm
April 3, 2015
Burning ban announced
April 3, 2015 - 9:01am
March 20, 2015
Safety concerns at a Willow River State Park dam will result in a water drawdown of Little Falls Lake. It will likely impact water recreation at the park for at least two years. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)
Willow River lake to be drained amid concerns
March 20, 2015 - 10:00am
March 19, 2015
Some Peterson-style nest boxes ready to set out for returning bluebirds. The design is from “Woodworking from Wildlife,” 1992, by Carrol Henderson of the Minnesota DNR. (Dan Wilcox photo)
Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
March 19, 2015 - 9:52am
March 13, 2015
UW-River Falls Prof. Brad Mogen works with several of his students as they do a lab project working with the DNA of the Nosema fungus, which affects bees. Mogen also serves on the River Falls Town Board.
University’s research aims to ‘Bee’ healthy
March 13, 2015 - 6:00am
February 20, 2015
The Dixie Mainline trail runs parallel to the coast for nine miles north of the town of Suwannee, Fla. The trail goes through cypress swamp and crosses several tidal creeks. (Dan Wilcox photo)
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
February 20, 2015 - 10:23am
February 19, 2015
A River Falls utility worker replaces a high-pressure sodium street light with a new LED streetlight. The city is in the process of converting two types of street lights to LEDs.
Lighten up, River Falls! Can do
February 19, 2015 - 6:00am
January 30, 2015
Emergency personnel were called to a skid-steer loader that had caught fire before 9 a.m. Friday morning Jan. 30, off County Road MM in the town of Troy.
Rural River Falls vehicular blaze quickly put out
January 30, 2015 - 10:45am
January 28, 2015
A clammer in a "bird dog" boat heading out from Cedar Key at low tide. (Dan Wilcox photo.)
Wild Side: Cedar Key: Where the farmers wear wet suits
January 28, 2015 - 9:16am