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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
April 21, 2013
Thanks for improving our enviroment
Thank you are two words I don't say often enough. When your focus is on the environment, most of your time is spent asking people to do something -- write a letter, plant a tree, clean the river, stop polluting, donate money, etc. Those are all important things and I still want...
April 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
April 13, 2013
Reduce items that attract bears
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wildlife managers are reporting an increase in bear sightings as the animals begin emerging from hibernation....
April 13, 2013 - 2:00pm
DNR considers ideas for Fort Snelling
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has received five proposals for restoring and reusing a group of historic buildings overlooking Fort Snelling State Park. The 28 buildings spread out over 32 acres of the Fort Snelling Upper Post are part of a former military facility...
April 13, 2013 - 8:00am
Sign up for ELC programs
Red Wing Environmental Learning Center will hold sign-up for summer programs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday April 17 and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday April 18. All registrations must be done in person to update annual paperwork. People may download the forms in advance at www.redwingelc.com. The...
April 13, 2013 - 8:00am
Audubon to hear bird-banding tales
Sharon Stiteler, National Park ranger and international speaker storyteller, will be the featured guest speaker at the monthly Upper Hiawatha Valley Audubon Chapter meeting Tuesday April 16. The event will be at 7 p.m. at the Red Wing Izaak Walton League. Ever wonder what it is...
April 13, 2013 - 8:00am
April 7, 2013
DNR urges a quick river barrier
ST. PAUL -- New tests showing Asian carp likely are not colonizing Minnesota waters should not slow efforts to stop the invasive fish, experts say. "The results certainly don't say we should be doing anything different than we are right now," said Steve Hirsch of the Department...
April 7, 2013 - 1:00pm
March 9, 2013
DNR question of the week
With the potential for a severe wildfire season this spring, is there anything people can do to protect their homes and cabins? ALate winter is the best time to prune trees. Look at the trees and shrubs within 100 feet surrounding the cabin or house. Eliminate ladder fuels by pruning...
March 9, 2013 - 8:00am
March 8, 2013
One cool experience: Camping not just for summer months
The smell of burnt marshmallows and tiki lights are not always synonymous with camping for outdoors enthusiasts in Red Wing. Instead of hunkering...
March 8, 2013 - 4:00pm
February 26, 2013
Water looks clear ... but not for long
People often ask me, "So, how is the water?" in the rivers and lakes of the Cannon River watershed. If I was to answer that question today, I'd say it's great. Last year's drought meant very little overland runoff carrying pollution to the water and with winter most of the moisture...
February 26, 2013 - 1:13pm
February 23, 2013
Department of Natural Resources advises oak tree pruning
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans to prune oak trees before April 1 to prevent new oak wilt infestations. "The best time to prune oak trees is during the winter months when the beetles that carry the oak wilt fungus are dormant," said Ryan Blaedow, DNR forest...
February 23, 2013 - 1:20pm
February 13, 2013
Eagle Center will visit Goodhue County
The National Eagle Center will bring a program to Goodhue County History Center at 10 a.m. Saturday Feb. 16. Come learn about eagle biology, ecology and natural history. The center will bring one of its resident eagle ambassadors. A free-will offering will be taken. For more information,...
February 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 30, 2013
Tests show PFOS levels are declining in Mississippi
Levels of a 3M chemical found in Mississippi River fish below the Twin Cities are declining but remain high between the 3M manufacturing plant in Cottage Grove and the dam at Hastings. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency recently reported these findings after extensive sampling...
January 30, 2013 - 12:00am
January 22, 2013
Sledding event planned for teens
Youth leaders from First Lutheran and United Lutheran churches will hold a sledding party from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday Jan. 27. The event is geared for middle school students, but high school students are welcome. Meet at First Lutheran at 2 p.m.
January 22, 2013 - 1:00pm