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A prized ‘big blond’ morel mushroom from our woods. (Dan Wilcox photo)
Wild Side: Delicious fungus among us
May 28, 2015 - 3:27pm
May 13, 2015
Wildside: Catching crafty crappies
May 13, 2015 - 2:36pm
May 6, 2015
Members of the Birkel family, including Cohen, Miles, Ava, Logen, Trestan, Matt and Nick, lined the banks of the Rush River on Saturday, May 2 during the Wisconsin state fishing opener and the Eau Galle-Rush River Sportsman’s Club 40th annual Trout Fishing Contest at the Ellsworth Rod and Gun Club.  (Photo by Sarah Young)
Trout Contest celebrates 40 years
May 6, 2015 - 4:32pm
April 29, 2015
Hepaticas flowering in our woods last week. Their flower show is over for the year now. (Carol Wilcox photo)
Wildside: It's finally spring again
April 29, 2015 - 8:35am
April 3, 2015
Box elders falling into upper Plum Creek in Pierce County. (Dan Wilcox photo).
Wild Side: Box elder trees are tough survivors
April 3, 2015 - 10:38am
March 6, 2015
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
March 6, 2015 - 8:24am
February 24, 2015
Ellsworth youth recreation brought under new banner
February 24, 2015 - 10:45am
February 20, 2015
The Dixie Mainline trail runs parallel to the coast for nine miles north of the town of Suwannee, Fla. The trail goes through cypress swamp and crosses several tidal creeks. (Dan Wilcox photo)
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
February 20, 2015 - 10:23am
February 16, 2015
A clammer in a ‘bird dog’ boat heading out from Cedar Key at low tide. (Dan Wilcox photo)
Cedar Key: Where the farmers wear wet suits
February 16, 2015 - 1:40pm
January 8, 2015
Cedar Key, Fl., is a village on a group of islands about 10 miles south of the mouth of the Suwannee River. (Google Earth image. North is to the upper left.)
Wild Side: A long trip south to the Suwannee River delta
January 8, 2015 - 10:08am
December 12, 2014
Paige Olson, Dan Wilcox, and dogs Rip and Jack, with a couple of roosters on a cold day in November. (Dave Jensen photo)
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
December 12, 2014 - 10:20am
December 11, 2014
Conference swap between St. Croix Central and Durand awaits WIAA approval
December 11, 2014 - 2:01pm
December 1, 2014
Jack Decheine, son of Jason and Laura Decheine of River Falls is shown with his very first deer shot on the morning of Friday, Nov. 28,  in the Rush River Valley near Maiden Rock. The 8-pointer was taken while Jack was hunting with his father, Jason. Submitted photo by Milt Helmer.
Young man bags his first deer
December 1, 2014 - 9:21am
November 24, 2014
Whaling ships in the harbor at New Bedford, Mass. in October, 1901 near the end of the whaling era in the United States. Barrels of whale oil are in the foreground. (NOAA photo)
Wild Side: How should we manage novel ecosystems?
November 24, 2014 - 10:58am
November 11, 2014
Ellsworth Middle School students collect for local food shelf
November 11, 2014 - 8:49am