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Harsdorf votes with majority for ‘Right to Work’
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: One injured in fire at Lunda Construction
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Hennepin County Sheriff testifies at U.S. House hearing
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Right-to-work clears Senate, passage 'virtually a given'; DNR makes huge land-buy
Army Corps of Engineers measuring ice on Lake Pepin again, finds more thickness
crime and courts
State wrestling tournament begins today, 15 county wrestlers taking part
Prep boys basketball season concludes tonight, Prescott girls hoops in regional semifinal Friday
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: State high school wrestling tournament underway
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers decide not to re-sign Hawk
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: T'wolves win in Garnett's return
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
Valentine celebration held at care center
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
Journey House chili and concert this Friday
Hudson’s authentic German restuarant among the nation’s best
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Ad For Bids - Guardrails
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 3/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL: 2/26/15 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/2/15 Town Board Meeting
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/2/15 School Board Meeting Agenda
Badri Nahvi Johnson, PhD
Bonnie Irwin, 70
Joyce J. Herbison, 87
Ida Holden, 100
Sharon A. Hofacker, 70
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June 2, 2010
Two whooping cranes hatch at Necedah wildlife refuge
NECEDAH - Two whooping crane chicks hatched on Memorial Day at the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge in central Wisconsin. It's a rare occurrence, as only four other chicks hatched in the wild since the cranes were re-introduced in the Eastern U-S nine years ago. The International...
June 2, 2010 - 8:15am
May 21, 2010
Bird Club celebrates first year, will have booth at Farm Tech Days
The St. Croix Valley Bird Club celebrates its first anniversary this month. In the first year, the SCVBC hosted five programs that were open...
outdoors / education
May 21, 2010 - 12:40pm
January 27, 2010
Wild Side: Color and action in winter shades of gray
Big flakes of snow came down through the fog Sunday morning. It was the last day of a January thaw. Looking out across the valley, we could see only vague outlines of the trees. Cardinals perched like Christmas ornaments on a red osier dogwood bush next to the bird feeder lent color...
January 27, 2010 - 2:44pm
January 5, 2010
Wild Side: Why migrate from the Banana Belt?
Carol and I traveled through slushy snow into River Falls on Christmas Day to Pam and Fizz Kizer's house on Roosevelt Street for another of their Christmas brunch gatherings. Fizz cooked up some great French toast, Pam served us spiral cut ham, fruit and mimosa drinks. We enjoyed...
sports / outdoors
January 5, 2010 - 3:50pm
November 4, 2009
National Eagle Center celebrates winter migration
RED WING, Minn. -- Eagles, hawks, water fowl and other creatures are on their way. "This is the time. They are coming south," said Alison Springer....
November 4, 2009 - 7:29am
July 27, 2009
State's rarist bird is survivor on Apostle Islands
Wisconsin's rarest bird confines itself to Long Island, part of the Apostles' chain near Bayfield. The piping plover vanished from the state in 1983. But officials say there are about 19 birds today, as part of an intense conservation effort. Back in '83, wildlife agencies and...
July 27, 2009 - 9:57am
October 14, 2008
Birds of a feather ...
"There's the 'feed me' cry," said Robbye Johnson, a member of the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology and a birder for more than two decades. Johnson threw pieces of bread along the beach of Wisconsin Point on a cold October morning as a group of gulls circled offshore. The birds landed...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
January 17, 2008
What a pleasant surprise to have a prolonged period of snow cover this past December. This reality went a long way to ease my addiction to explore scenic areas of our local environment on a pair of cross county skis. If my memory serves me right, these snow conditions haven't existed...
January 17, 2008 - 12:00am