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May 13, 2019
The ruby-throated hummingbird is the only species native to Minnesota and Wisconsin. They migrate and arrive in May and leave in August or September. The males arrive first. Photo courtesy of Donald Mitchell
Hummingbirds: They may be tiny, but they can be feisty
May 13, 2019 - 5:00am
May 10, 2019
Leech Lake anglers will be able to keep a wider size range of walleye starting on the 2019 fishing opener, officials announced Monday, Dec. 10. Forum News Service file photo
This Saturday, about 500,000 anglers will visit Minnesota waters to catch a fish. Here's a closer look.
May 10, 2019 - 10:56am
April 17, 2019
Photos of pelicans on Frontenac Pond on Monday, April 15, 2019.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Gallery: Have you seen the pelicans at Frontenac Pond?
April 17, 2019 - 10:30am
April 10, 2019
Landowners can get help creating butterfly habitat
April 10, 2019 - 8:09pm
April 8, 2019
Storm drains like this one connect directly to rivers and lakes. Anything that goes down this drain goes directly to a local waterway. Photo courtesy of the Cannon River Watershed Partnership
Spring cleaning for our homes and our rivers
April 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 31, 2019
Firearm safety training is in April in Red Wing
March 31, 2019 - 7:57am
March 12, 2019
LPLA holds talking tour around Lake Pepin
March 12, 2019 - 2:15pm
March 11, 2019
Dr. Mitchell Hunter, University of Minnesota (left) and Goodhue County farmer Kaleb Anderson. Photo by Cannon River Watershed Partnership
Column: Kernza to be studied in Goodhue County
March 11, 2019 - 6:00am
February 26, 2019
The temperature was 6 degrees Fahrenheit when Bill Chelmowski (orange jacket) and Jack Zannon set out on the first Lake Pepin Ice Survey of 2019. Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
PHOTOS: Crew surveys ice depths on Lake Pepin
February 26, 2019 - 6:00am
February 9, 2019
Army Corps to begin ice surveys on Lake Pepin
February 9, 2019 - 12:00pm
January 21, 2019
True North canoe maps are designed to be viewed dynamically and have buttonholes allowing them to be clipped onto different surfaces. Photo courtesy of True North Map Co.
A Boundary Waters breakthrough: Hudson men release wearable, functional maps
January 21, 2019 - 4:00pm
January 20, 2019
Kevin Smith of Hastings spotted this Carolina wren, a new species for the local list, on Dec. 22, 2018, during his seventh Red Wing bird count.  Photo by Kevin Smith
Volunteers complete area bird count
January 20, 2019 - 12:00pm
January 16, 2019
From left to right are GreenCorps members Ben Lehman, Kate Johnson and Jaron Cook. Submitted photo
GreenCorps members prescribe a low-salt diet for Minnesota waters
January 16, 2019 - 6:00am
January 14, 2019
A racer returns to the launching area at Roschen Park in Lake City on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
WATCH: Ice boats race on Lake Pepin
January 14, 2019 - 6:00am
January 13, 2019
Oak tree seedlings. Photo courtesy of Great River Greening
Restoring wildlife management areas in Cannon River Watershed
January 13, 2019 - 5:00am