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'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Everett Lee Langland
Anton "Tony" Joseph Panek
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
July 10, 2010
For the love of a bug-eating violet bird
For Don Wilkins, preservation of an endangered violet blue bird has been a retirement obsession. The 200+ adults and 450 chicks make up the...
July 10, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 19, 2010
An Amateur's Guide to the Forests, Fields and Skies: What the heck is that critter? You tell us
"Dick and June Axelson here. On Little Mantrap Lake, we have blackbirds, chickadees, and orioles, all feeding on the grape jelly feeder. We've...
June 19, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 29, 2010
Steve explains reasons for keeping the windows smudged
Jan Long called and said she has a bluebird that's been flying into her window on several occasions. She asked if I had ever heard any explanations...
May 29, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 8, 2010
Leaving waterfowl nests undisturbed
The soft green of the aspens is bringing color to the surrounding woodlands and the marsh marigolds are painting the lowlands. Signs of spring...
May 8, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 24, 2010
Sharp-tail grouse entertaining, colorful
So far this spring I've shown you a photo of a prairie chicken and talked about them in an attempt to get you in a blind so you could watch them...
April 24, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 17, 2010
Bluebird project spans the generations
In the early 1990s the Park Rapids fifth graders began building bluebird houses in science class. The project was designed as an activity to...
April 17, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 10, 2010
Ruby-throated hummingbirds coming
The other day while I was raking pine needles in the back yard, the familiar and welcome call of a loon flying over made me stop and smile. I...
April 10, 2010 - 2:00pm
April 3, 2010
Injured cygnet gets new life thanks to the Marines
There's a military adage that when the going gets rough, you send in the Marines to do the heavy lifting. An injured trumpeter swan unable...
April 3, 2010 - 1:00pm
Heron rookery comes alive in the spring
April 3, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 2, 2010
From Backyards to Backwoods: Keeping the woodpeckers off your home
If you have ever seen a pileated woodpecker attack a tree in search of carpenter ants, you know the damage they can cause. I get a headache...
January 2, 2010 - 1:00pm
December 12, 2009
From Backyards to Backwoods: Kids learn nature photography at Itasca
What do you get when you bus 25 fourth graders to Itasca State Park on a cool December day and put cameras in their hands so they can become...
December 12, 2009 - 12:30pm
December 5, 2009
From Backyards to Backwoods: Trivia buffs, here's a doozy: 'pectinations'
We've been going from wildlife species, to classroom topics, to our camera project with kids. This week we're going to slow down and revisit...
December 5, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 28, 2009
A turkey by any other name is an eagle?
It's Thanksgiving weekend - a time to be together with friends and family, eat leftover turkey buns, and think of all the ways in which we are...
November 28, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 20, 2009
Injured eagle taken to U of M Raptor Center
Victor Roers of Urbank watched as two volunteers from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center transferred an injured bald eagle into their...
November 20, 2009 - 7:47am
November 7, 2009
Trumpeters return en masse
Portage Lake residents were greeted by the honking of 50 trumpeter swans Thursday afternoon that congregated along the east shore of the lake,...
November 7, 2009 - 1:00pm