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Final curtain call on construction
Levee-Bush intersection closes Wednesday
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Hwy 61 to officially re-open, celebration planned
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Girls Tennis: Wingers swept at JM tri
Amateur Baseball: Mudhens take state opener
The Week Ahead: Volleyball, tennis, soccer ready to get underway
Girls Tennis: New coach readies Wingers for season opener
Amateur Baseball: Bears out, Mudhens ready for state
Child Support Awareness Month highlights recent improvements in state
Art, science both examine concepts of truth, value
Answered: Common questions about vaccines, safety
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
Blood shortage prompts calls for life-saving donations
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Letter: Gettings is sincere, intelligent candidate
Powers: Dive team is asset in water emergencies
Letter: Fresh faith in the future starts with grateful words from a child
Letter: City’s Riverfront Trail wonderful new asset
Letter: League touts open, fair candidate forums
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August 14, 2013
Group wants wolf hunt canceled
An organization opposed to wolf hunting launched a petition drive Wednesday in hopes of killing this year's season.
August 14, 2013 - 4:12pm
July 10, 2013
Bear sighted in Red Wing
Red Wing residents Vic and Sheryl Voth reported spotting a black bear eating out of a birdfeeder in their backyard Tuesday morning. At one point the bear approached the Voth home and peered in through a patio door. The sound of a neighbor starting acar frightened the bear away, Sheryl...
July 10, 2013 - 4:33pm
June 18, 2013
Wolf population drops slightly
HAYWARD, Wis. -- After Wisconsin's inaugural season of wolf hunting and trapping last fall, the state's wolf population has declined only slightly, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The 2013 Wisconsin wolf count indicates there are a minimum of 809 to 834 wolves in...
June 18, 2013 - 9:00pm
June 17, 2013
Trips to celebrate water trails
Cannon River Watershed Partnership will offer leisurely paddling trips June 22 and 23 on the Cannon and Straight rivers to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Minnesota State Water Trails system. There will be two routes June 22 on the Cannon River: Cannon River Wilderness Area...
June 17, 2013 - 6:00pm
June 16, 2013
Audubon focuses on swifts
The June 18 Hiawatha Valley Audubon meeting will feature a presentation on the declining chimney swift population. Ron Windingstad, retired home coordinator from Audubon Minnesota, will speak at 7 p.m. in the Izaak Walton Clubhouse. Over the past 40 years the number of chimney swifts...
June 16, 2013 - 2:00pm
May 29, 2013
New book features day hiking trails
PRESCOTT--Prescott receives prominent billing in the latest recreational guidebook to Northwest Wisconsin, "Headin' to the Cabin: Day Hiking...
May 29, 2013 - 1:13pm
May 27, 2013
Outdoors, ag provisions include paint, bees and farmers
ST. PAUL -- Paint will cost more and be recycled. Bees will be protected. Financially troubled farmers will be able to access state aid. And an island to provide more wildlife habitat could be built in the Mississippi River. Those are a few of the impacts from a diverse environment,...
May 27, 2013 - 11:00am
May 25, 2013
Dogs help detect zebra mussels
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be using three zebra mussel-sniffing K-9 teams for the first time this year to help combat the spread of aquatic invasive species. Minnesota is the second state to use trained dogs in this manner.
May 25, 2013 - 8:00am
Volunteers needed to monitor loon population
Volunteers can help Department of Natural Resources biologists discover the major cause of death of the common loon by collecting dead loon specimens for testing. This statewide study to find answers about loon mortality is being conducted by the DNR's nongame wildlife program. "Small...
May 25, 2013 - 8:00am
Events planned on trail
June 1 will be Natural and Cultural Day on the Cannon Valley Trail. Programs will take place 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Archaeologist Rod Johnson will display artifacts and demonstrate flintknapping, a procedure that the Indians used to make weapons and tools. Johnson will appear several...
May 25, 2013 - 8:00am
May 24, 2013
Boom will launch Bluff Blast
The Bluff Blast is set for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday June 1 Memorial Park. There will be free outdoor fun for all ages. An aerial boom starts things off at 9 a.m. People may take a guided nature hike, learn how to ride the mountain-bike trails, carve a walking stick, play the disc...
May 24, 2013 - 5:20pm
May 21, 2013
I GO gets kids outdoors
It's called Intro to the Great Outdoors. And the goal is do just that: introduce kids to nature and the different activities that they can do...
May 21, 2013 - 1:00pm
May 11, 2013
DNR seeks help for loons
Volunteers can help Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologists discover the major cause of death of the common loon by collecting dead loon specimens for testing. This statewide study to find answers about loon mortality is being conducted by the DNR's nongame wildlife program. "Small...
May 11, 2013 - 8:00am
April 30, 2013
Sprengel clinches inaugural NWT title
Sitting in fourth place after Day 1, with over seven pounds away from the top spot, Korey Sprengel was able to make a run in Day 2 of the inaugural Cabela's National Walleye Tour event in Red Wing. And after hitting his five-fish limit for the second straight day, Sprengel closed...
April 30, 2013 - 4:48pm
April 23, 2013
No wild deer test positive for CWD
None of the more than 2,300 deer tested for chronic wasting disease in three specific areas of Minnesota have tested positive for the disease, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports. Deer were tested around Pine Island as part of the DNR's ongoing CWD surveillance...
April 23, 2013 - 10:00am