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December 30, 2018
Minnesota’s most popular state parks for camping
December 30, 2018 - 2:13pm
December 20, 2018
Letter: Snowmobilers, know before you go
December 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 11, 2018
The nearby Whitetail Woods Regional Park offers sledding down “The Big Kid Hill." The park is open daily 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Photo courtesy of Dakota County Parks
Unleash inner child sledding down 'The Big Kid Hill' at Whitetail Woods near Farmington
December 11, 2018 - 5:00am
November 29, 2018
Ten-year-old Tobey Anderson, Plum City, took part in his first gun hunt, and out-hunted his dad and uncle with the biggest buck! He shot this 8 pointer with a 15.5-inch spread at the family farm in Pierce County on opening day. He is pictured with his dad, Rich. Photo courtesy of Kerri Anderson
Gallery: Pierce County Herald Hunters Showcase 2018
November 29, 2018 - 9:59am
November 10, 2018
Ten-year-old Gavin Klos harvested his first deer, an 8-point buck with an 18.5-inch spread at 6:30 p.m. on the Sunday night of the Youth Hunt on the family farm in the town of Hartland. Proud dad Jim Klos said Gavin missed a nice buck on Saturday, but was all smiles with this one, which registered 180 pounds hanging weight at Pierce Co. Meats. Photo courtesy of Jim Klos
Gallery: Pierce County Herald Hunters Showcase 2018
November 10, 2018 - 8:00am
September 11, 2018
Green algae floats in the Cannon River near Dundas.  Photo by Alan Kraus
Viewpoint: Cannon River is green, but landowners can take action
September 11, 2018 - 5:00am
May 7, 2018
Jason Jech
Jech recognized for 30 years of firearm safety
May 7, 2018 - 3:46pm
March 25, 2018
Landowners Mark and Judy Diercks and Beau Kennedy of the Goodhue Soil and Water Conservation District lend perspective to a dam under construction at the edge of their Belvidere Township hay field. Contractors worked with landowners to finish 25 upland dam projects throughout the Mississippi River/Lake Pepin Watershed during the 2017 season. They’re part of a Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources-funded SWCD project that will benefit trout streams.
Trout habitat helpers: Arresting upland erosion
March 25, 2018 - 7:54am
March 6, 2018
Soaring in the sky
March 6, 2018 - 12:13pm
February 12, 2018
Goggin to attend Olympic-sized ski jump presentation Tuesday
February 12, 2018 - 1:35pm
January 30, 2018
Photo courtesy of The Davey Tree Expert Company
Take a second look at that brown evergreen
January 30, 2018 - 6:04pm
December 8, 2017
Sam Cook
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
December 8, 2017 - 7:32am
November 1, 2017
Employees working for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources call center post for a photo. Expanded hours were announced this week to help field questions from the public. Submitted photo
From identifying scat to songbirds, Minnesota call center answers questions from the field
November 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
October 26, 2017
Car strikes bear in Pierce County traffic
October 26, 2017 - 10:21am
October 23, 2017
Flora Wegner visited 14 national parks and monuments in 14 days as part of Every Kid in a Park and the Junior Ranger Program. In addition, the Wegners made a stop in Guernsey, Wyo., to see the solar eclipse in the zone of totality. Jake Pfeifer / RiverTown Multimedia
14 national parks in a fortnight
October 23, 2017 - 8:45am