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September 18, 2018
St. Croix County Chair Roger Larson (foreground) and County Supervisor Ron Roettger (background) listened as USFWS staff provided an overview of the habitat management activities, water quality monitoring, Karner Blue Butterfly research activities and outdoor recreation opportunities that take place on Oak Ridge WPA. Photo courtesy of Patrick Hernandez, USFWS
USFWS hosts floating forum for legislators
September 18, 2018 - 7:36am
September 17, 2018
Authorities in Polk County worked Sunday, Sept. 16, to remove a globe from a bear cub's head. Photo courtesy of Polk County Sheriff's Office
Wisconsin roundup: Polk County authorities, citizens rescue globe-ensnared bear; more state news stories
September 17, 2018 - 8:53am
September 14, 2018
USFWS Wildlife Biologist Chris Trosen emphasized the important role volunteers play in the collection of data at the St. Croix Wetlands Management District. Pictured are visiting interns and staff. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Learning in the field, interns visit Oak Ridge WPA
September 14, 2018 - 5:00am
August 3, 2018
State Sen. Patty Schachtner greeted paddlers at the new landing as they pulled off the river. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Willow River water trail opens to the public
August 3, 2018 - 8:00am
July 22, 2018
Competitors in the Women’s Open Division perform Sandbag Get Up box overs during the Challenge Course portion of the Train to Hunt competition June 30 at the Chilakoot Bowhunters Club in Somerset. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Train to hunt tests bowhunters mettle
July 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
July 17, 2018
Give your input on County Outdoor Rec Plan
July 17, 2018 - 3:30pm
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
June 12, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: CWD confirmation leads to more than 100 deer killed at game farm; more state news stories
June 12, 2018 - 10:42am
June 3, 2018
Volunteer Linda Whyte untangles a Catbird from the mist net. “We always have the option, if the bird gets too stressed while we're trying to free it, we can just let it go. We don't need to put it though the whole banding process and stress it further. We don't want to cut the net, but if we have to, we will,” explained Whyte. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
USFWS program explores the science of bird banding
June 3, 2018 - 5:00am
May 31, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Groundbreaking state Supreme Court justice won’t seek re-election; more state news stories
May 31, 2018 - 9:06am
May 20, 2018
Kyle Daly describes wing characteristics and how that influences noises woodcock’s make during their "dance" and also how they are used to sex the species. Photo submitted
In search of the elusive sky dance
May 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
May 13, 2018
The unique design of an all-inclusive playground includes equipment that engages all of a child's senses making it more interactive at all levels than a typical playground. Equipment is likely to incorporate elements of sound like drums, reflective surfaces for visual effects, different textural surfaces,  and additional railings, the poured rubber surface and a fence for safety. Graphic submitted
Park project has potential to change the landscape of play
May 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
May 10, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Woman sentenced to 1 year for injuring 7 at Wis. campground; more state news stories
May 10, 2018 - 8:44am
May 3, 2018
Wisconsin and Minnesota fishery officials are considering the first changes to bag and size limits on the Mississippi River, shown here at Hastings, in 50 years. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Fishery officials consider new bag, size limits for Mississippi River; more state news stories
May 3, 2018 - 8:42am
May 2, 2018
Sen. Patty Schachtner, D-Somerset, was among critics of a federal farm bill that, according to an analysis, would end food stamp program benefits for 75,000 clients in Wisconsin. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats cry foul over reported food stamp-change impact; more state news stories
May 2, 2018 - 8:29am