Weather Forecast

Pat Adrain of Boulder Lake photographed husband Ed feeding a Redpoll through the window. The couple reports seeing lots of robins and a blue heron that landed on the beach last week.

Amateur's Guide: Robins and Redpolls

Email News Alerts

The past week when time allows, I've been riveted to the Decorah Eagle webcam, watching three eaglets hatch in Iowa - along with 25 million others viewers.


The Raptor Resource Project gives a live view of an eagle's nest overlooking a fish hatchery in Decorah.

Three of the cutest "puff balls," to use the scientific term the RRP director used on NPR the other day, are just captivating to watch when the parents aren't sheltering them.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
(218) 732-3364