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July 30, 2014
Some biting gnats next to a dime. (River Falls Journal photo by Dan Wilcox)
Wild Side: What's Bugging You!
July 30, 2014 - 1:02pm
July 23, 2014
Visitors walk on a trail to Empire Lake during a recent tour of the new Whitetail Woods Regional Park in Empire Township, Minn. (Michelle Leonard/Forum News Service)
Regional park to open this fall in southeastern Minnesota
July 23, 2014 - 10:08am
June 26, 2014
Wild Side: Monarchs are in trouble; give them milkweed
June 26, 2014 - 8:21am
June 20, 2014
Rollin' on the River
June 20, 2014 - 12:56pm
May 16, 2014
Large hunting dogs are vulnerable to blastomycosis. Here the late Badger sits beside Pine Creek. Dan Wilcox photo.
Wild Side: A dangerous fungus among us
May 16, 2014 - 9:11am
May 2, 2014
Bill Smith, Keith Rodli, Sandy Tauferner and Carol Wilcox tending the north fire line during a controlled burn on our planted prairie.   Mike Larson photo.
The Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
May 2, 2014 - 3:58pm
April 15, 2014
Spring rules hearing and Conservation Congress meetings held Monday
April 15, 2014 - 4:00pm
March 24, 2014
Rob Alleman and his son Jordan fish on Lake Rebecca in Hastings, Minn., on March 20, 2014, near a patch of open water. Temperatures hit the mid-40s in Hastings on the first day of spring. (Hastings Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson)
Thin ice
March 24, 2014 - 9:07am
March 12, 2014
A flying little brown bat needs to eat about half its body weight in insects each night that it is active. (New Mexico Department of Natural Resources photo.)
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
March 12, 2014 - 8:36am
March 4, 2014
Trees along our road loaded down with snow on February 21.  Dan Wilcox photo.
The Wild Side: Heavy snow tough on trees
March 4, 2014 - 11:12am
February 21, 2014
Brad Marcello’s elk’s antlers had a score of 342 inches. (Submitted photo to Hudson Star Observer)
'Shot for Hope' continues to grow
February 21, 2014 - 11:05am
February 14, 2014
Falls of the Kinnickinnic River in the 1860s, from a postcard published by Whitney Gallery, St. Paul, Minn.
Wild Side: Where are the falls in River Falls?
February 14, 2014 - 12:45pm
February 13, 2014
"Majestic Eagles" program Sunday at Freedom Park
February 13, 2014 - 9:56am
February 10, 2014
A sun dog is seen over the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus. Sun dogs have been shining down more prominently than usual. (Submitted photo).
Bitter cold brings shining sun dogs
February 10, 2014 - 9:39am
February 5, 2014
Snowmobilers took advantage of a sunny but cold winter day last week to participate in their sport. The trails in Pierce County opened the middle of last month and it appeared they’ll be able to ride for quite a while to come. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Snow abundance means riders need to reemphasize safety
February 5, 2014 - 9:52am