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October 19, 2012
Yvonne Fouks was one of several Town of Forest residents who offered testimony in favor of the Highland Wind Farm project at last Thursday's Public Service Commission of Wisconsin public hearings.
A community blown apart? It's neighbors vs. neighbors
October 19, 2012 - 10:16am
The Apple River survey crew included Mike Kelly, Beth Wood, Cheryl Clemens and landowner Joyce Hecht.
Apple River water quality remains high
October 19, 2012 - 10:01am
September 6, 2012
Pictured on trout opening day on the Willow River in 1993 is Andy Roettger (son of Ron Roettger, Star Prairie).
Willow River water quality is on the decline
September 6, 2012 - 12:43pm
August 10, 2012
New place to park for recreation
August 10, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 2, 2012
This baby bird was previously misidentified as an America Bald Eagle after it was found at Bristol Ridge Golf Course on July 10. The bird is actually a branching broad-winged hawk. The hawk was taken to the University of Minnesota Raptor Center in the Twin Cities. It was successfully placed with an adoptive hawk family.
Golf course 'birdie' back in a nest
August 2, 2012 - 8:00am
July 27, 2012
Justin Townsend, Homestead County Park manager, explains the type of Eurasian milfoil that weevils crave. The weeds are being harvested at Perch Lake between Somerset and Hudson and sent to Eau Claire to feed to weevils, which will eventually be placed in the lake so they can eat away at the milfoil population.
Tiny beetles, weevils lead battle against invasive plants
July 27, 2012 - 9:57am
Emerald Ash Borer traps can be seen across St. Croix County. The traps help measure the presence of the emerald ash borer in the region.
Attempts to control invasive species can pose a challenge
July 27, 2012 - 9:52am
July 25, 2012
A Monarch butterfly is attracted to the prairie plantings at the Dave and LaVonne Middleton's home in Roberts.
Prairie group plans field trip
July 25, 2012 - 8:53am
July 20, 2012
Photo by Gretta Stark
Michelle Johnson, Hammond Public Library director, stands near the TerraCycle bins in the library's entryway. Above the bins are photos of some of the 36 types of items the library collects for TerraCycle.
Take your trash to the library
July 20, 2012 - 8:00am
July 19, 2012
This three- to four-week-old eaglet was found in the bushes near hole five on Bristol Ridge Golf Course. It was later taken to be Wildwoods rehabilitation in button
Eagle on hole five
July 19, 2012 - 8:00am
July 12, 2012
Eurasian milfoil is often spread on the motors of boats that are launched in lakes and rivers.
Plans needed to deal with invasive species
July 12, 2012 - 10:46am
July 5, 2012
New Richmond resident Dale Walker rounds a buoy on the new slalom ski course on Cedar Lake.
Slalom course installed on Cedar Lake
July 5, 2012 - 5:13am
June 15, 2012
Mergansers move about among the lake vegetation.
Annual spring fishing trip proves successful
June 15, 2012 - 11:56am
June 4, 2012
On its web site, Bosch Packaging Technology, Inc. states it has provided the world's leading manufacturers, both large and small, with packaging machinery that is innovative, fast, reliable and cost effective. It also provides training programs, specific to client application, enables fast start-ups, efficient operation, and effective maintenance programs.
Public input invited on Bosch's Green Tier contract with WDNR
June 4, 2012 - 1:06pm
May 13, 2012
A trumpeter swan found a perfect nesting spot on a pond east of New Richmond along County Road K.
State's trumpeter swan efforts span 25 years
May 13, 2012 - 9:46am