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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
May 20, 2015
Front row, left to right: William Loy, Liam Cunningham, McKenna Cook. Second row: Patrick Cunningham, Bobby Cunningham, Brinley Kugel. Back row: Cathy Olyphant (St. Croix Valley Bird Club), Jim Higgins (St. Croix Valley Bird Club), Tony Steiner. (Submitted photo)
City and school pitch in for Arbor Day
May 20, 2015 - 4:00pm
This featured photo, taken by Cheryl Maplethorpe, shows an Oriole near Maplethorpe's home.
Featured photos: Orioles
May 20, 2015 - 2:26pm
May 15, 2015
About 50 people attended a meeting Wednesday, May 6, at Hudson Town Hall, where Department of Natural Resources officials outlined possibilities for the future at the Little Falls Lake dam. (Staff photo by Mike Longaecker)
Alternatives emerge for Little Falls Lake dam
May 15, 2015 - 11:24am
May 1, 2015
Kids are measured and ‘tagged’ with silicone bracelets like birds are at last year’s Bird Day festival.
‘What would spring be without birds?’
May 1, 2015 - 1:06pm
April 30, 2015
KRLT intern Dylan Johnson (left) helps Liz Malanaphy (right) put trash on Scrappy the fish statue. Johnson is a senior at UW-River Falls. Scrappy was “dressed” in trash.
One fish's trash, another fish's clothing
April 30, 2015 - 1:30pm
Fire trucks were visible at a distance from the road Wednesday afternoon, April 29, as firefighters battled a controlled burn that had gotten out of control near the Kinnickinnic River. Though no flames or smoke were visible from the road by about 3:30 p.m., Fire Chief Scott Nelson said firefighters remained on scene for about four hours to ensure the fire was totally put out.
Controlled fire burns out of control
April 30, 2015 - 9:52am
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
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