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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
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