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November 19, 2018
Matthew Swanson's 45¼- inch northern pike from the Rainy River is Minnesota's new catch-and-release pike record. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR)
Woodbury angler's pike catch in May sets new Minnesota record
19 hours 6 min ago
Stormwater picks up leaves, grass and litter on the street and drains directly into the river. Photo by Adrian Danciu
Keeping leaves out of the street keeps our rivers and lakes clean
21 hours 30 sec ago
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
November 3, 2018
From left to right: CRWP Executive Director Kristi Pursell, Tim Little, Virginia Lorang and David McKee. Pursell presented Little, Lorang and McKee with Cannon River Champion awards during the Cider on the Cannon celebration Oct. 26. Submitted photo
Little, Lorang and McKee named Cannon River Champions
November 3, 2018 - 10:00am
October 17, 2018
EHD, or Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, has been confirmed in six captive deer in southeast Minnesota. EHD affects members of the deer family, and whitetails are highly susceptible. File photo / Minnesota DNR
Known deer disease EHD discovered in southeast Minnesota
October 17, 2018 - 2:06pm
September 22, 2018
In order to get the whooping cranes to follow humans in the ultra-light airplane, caretakers had to spend many hours working with young cranes to get them to imprint on humans. Photo courtesy of Operation Migration
Operation Migration helped whooping cranes survive
September 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
Paula Klein leads the Women in the Parks program participants in a yoga class on Saturday, Sept. 8 in Willow River State Park. The Women in the Parks program is once a month. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Developing skills, connections with Women in the Parks
September 22, 2018 - 11:00am
September 17, 2018
2019 Waterfowl Stamp Competition.  First Place:  Jim Caturia. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Cannon Falls artist wins waterfowl stamp contest
September 17, 2018 - 5:00am
September 1, 2018
Kayakers paddle the gentle streams that wind through the Mississippi backwaters near Wabasha, Minn., on June 12.  Steve Gardiner / Forum News Service
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
September 1, 2018 - 6:00am
August 6, 2018
Anna Tschanz and her horse chase down a calf as part of her roping runs during a recent rodeo. Photo courtesy of Amos Szajner
The family who rodeos together stays together
August 6, 2018 - 8:00am
July 5, 2018
The Grand Duchess will set sail at 6 p.m. from Lakefront Park in Hudson to give guests a scenic and informational cruise of the St. Croix River. Submitted photo
Cruising the St. Croix River
July 5, 2018 - 9:41am
July 3, 2018
Cody Hanson, Plum City, Wis., received the 2017 DNR Ethical Hunter Award, presented at Vortex Optics, Barneved, May 17. Chief Warden Todd Schaller presented the award and Nick Laufenber, of Vortex, presented a Vortex product to Hanson.  Payton Kopp, of Maiden Rock, Wis., was hunting with Hanson during the 2017 gun deer season. Submitted photos
DVS/Hunter Ethics Award goes to Cody Hanson
July 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 29, 2018
Kayak lessons are being offered this summer by The Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Parks. The final session will take kayakers down the Kinni to the St. Croix. Submitted photo
Kayaking lessons offered this summer
June 29, 2018 - 10:04am
June 23, 2018
Anna Davenport of Hudson, right, competes against Emma Magnone of Wauconda, Ill., at the Midwest Log Rolling Championships at Wingra Beach in Madison Saturday, June 9. Photo courtesy of Joanie Davenport
Hudson log roller Midwest champ
June 23, 2018 - 3:00pm
May 28, 2018
River Falls High School sophomore Luke Naughton will spend his Memorial Day weekend at the USA Junior Olympic Development Camp for shooting sports in Colorado Springs. Bob Burrows / RiverTown Multimedia
He's aiming high: RF soph headed to Jr. Olympic Development Camp
May 28, 2018 - 1:00pm