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Earth Day: Dig It! Fun for the whole family April 21 in Hudson
April 14, 2013 - 12:13pm
April 11, 2013
US Fish and Wildlife Service photo.
Wild Side: Returning sandhill cranes herald spring
April 11, 2013 - 3:14pm
April 8, 2013
Phil Pfuehler photo.
River Falls Eco Village dedicated
April 8, 2013 - 9:20am
April 5, 2013
Letter: Time to clear the hot air, acknowledge scientific facts
April 5, 2013 - 8:58am
Letter: New state law would notify property owners about frac mine applications
April 5, 2013 - 8:58am
Letter: What a difference a few trash cans would make
April 5, 2013 - 8:54am
This is another outside look at the Eco Village's twin home. Solar panels on the metal roof, properly called photovoltaic panels, designed to make the unit energy self-sufficient, have not yet been installed. There will be 20-26 panels per unit, plus garage-roof mounted solar-hot water panels that operate similar to a car radiator and provide hot water. Inside, all appliances carry Energy Star ratings. The furnace uses an innovative, highly efficient air-to-air heat pump. A recovery ventilator pulls in f...
Editorial: Little village serves up big, appetizing lessons
April 5, 2013 - 8:22am
March 27, 2013
Assemblyman proposes woodchuck-hunting season
March 27, 2013 - 12:13pm
March 15, 2013
Cleanup continues after Red Cedar River crash
March 15, 2013 - 10:20am
March 13, 2013
Walker signs mining bill
March 13, 2013 - 3:24pm
March 8, 2013
Letter: This environmental outrage can't get any lower or deeper
March 8, 2013 - 9:49am
March 6, 2013
High school senior Mackenzie Merriman (left) stands with Peter Morsch of the St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity to display the collection boxes she's placed in the community collecting old cell phones as a fundraiser for the local Habitat. 
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Convert phones into homes
March 6, 2013 - 10:16am
March 4, 2013
River Falls resident Katie Chaffee stands in front of the White House during the "Forward on Climate" rally in Washington, D.C., Feb. 16-17.
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They traveled far to make a statement
March 4, 2013 - 9:33am
March 1, 2013
Report shows tribe's water-quality issues
March 1, 2013 - 10:06am
February 27, 2013
State's deer "czar" asks hunters for input
February 27, 2013 - 11:57am
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