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May 2, 2017
On Saturday, April 8, beginning at 5:30 a.m., thousands of volunteers spanning more than 90 counties in six upper Midwest states took part in the International Crane Foundation's Annual Crane Count. Volunteer counters in Polk County verified a total of 48 cranes this year. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
For the love of cranes
May 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 28, 2017
NRHS freshman Teresa Tenner came up with the idea for the New Richmond Community Trash Pickup Day after seeing trash on the side of her newly redone road and wondering why it never gets cleaned up. Jordan Willi / Rivertown Multimedia
Tenner partnering with city for trash pickup day
April 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 19, 2017
New Richmond resident and Homestead Park Director Justin Townsend (center) helps citizen volunteers Maggie (Kinney) Hall (left) and Sharona Erickson (right) prepare a chlorophyll sample to test for Perch Lake on April 4. Citizens will be monitoring water clarity, temperature and phosphorous content. Submitted photos
Testing the water
April 19, 2017 - 6:06am
April 16, 2017
Karner blue eggs look like tiny white hats about the size of a plastic pinhead with an indentation in the middle. They can be found within six inches of the ground on or near lupine. Photo Submitted
Karner blue butterfly program gets wings
April 16, 2017 - 5:00am
April 11, 2017
The St. Croix County Fair, which will take place in Glenwood City is now accepting open class fair entries. Any and all ages and projects welcome! The St. Croix County 4-H Ambassadors have delivered the entry books to the libraries in St. Croix County. To discover what open class options are available, you can visit your local library and ask for a fair premium book or visit stcroixcofair.com. Pictured is Ambassador Maggie Brown delivering premium books at the Hammond Library. (Submitted photo)
4-H Ambassadors deliver entry books to local libraries
April 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
Celebrate Earth Day in St. Croix County
April 11, 2017 - 5:00am
April 10, 2017
St. Croix County annual fish and wildlife public meeting April 10
April 10, 2017 - 10:00am
April 9, 2017
Hunter safety registration scheduled for April 11 at SHS
April 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
Tagging, transport and possession- if you leave it, tag it!
April 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
Anna and Ryan Gunderson are pictured with their bows along with fellow archer Max Kusilek. The trio have placed in several archery competitions in the last few months. (Photos by Jordan Willi)
Local archers compete, and succeed, at state, national level
April 9, 2017 - 5:00am
April 6, 2017
Crane count set for Saturday, April 8
April 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 5, 2017
Chronic wasting disease is transmitted from animal to animal through contact with urine, feces and saliva. The agent is a misfolded protein called a prion. (Submitted photo)
A true and present danger: chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer
April 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 25, 2017
Bridget Olson takes over for Tom Kerr as the new Project Leader for the St. Croix Wetlands Management District / Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge.
USFWS welcomes Bridget Olson to the helm
March 25, 2017 - 5:00am
March 24, 2017
First Steps running class being offered
March 24, 2017 - 2:22pm
March 19, 2017
Staff photograph
Open house on bike and pedestrian plan set for March 29
March 19, 2017 - 12:00pm