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March 6, 2018
Soaring in the sky
March 6, 2018 - 12:13pm
March 2, 2018
Deadline nears to remove fish houses
March 2, 2018 - 9:45am
February 24, 2018
Sophomore Trevor Caflisch competed at the state nordic ski meet at Giants Ridge in Biwabik, Minn., and took 133rd.  Here he is pictured at a race earlier in the season. Photo courtesy of Shannon Caflisch
Trevor Caflisch competes at state nordic skiing tournament
February 24, 2018 - 8:00am
February 23, 2018
Senior Kayla Boogren led the girls' team with a 21st overall finish and earned all-state honorable mention. Photo courtesy of Lauren Kiesel Photography
Hastings alpine ski teams finish fourth and sixth at state
February 23, 2018 - 7:49am
January 31, 2018
Vika McGrath continues to improve and contribute on the girls' team. Photo courtesy of Beck Photography
Hastings alpine ski teams continue to dominate Metro East
January 31, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 30, 2018
Photo courtesy of The Davey Tree Expert Company
Take a second look at that brown evergreen
January 30, 2018 - 6:04pm
December 8, 2017
Sam Cook
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
December 8, 2017 - 7:32am
November 1, 2017
Employees working for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources call center post for a photo. Expanded hours were announced this week to help field questions from the public. Submitted photo
From identifying scat to songbirds, Minnesota call center answers questions from the field
November 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
October 27, 2017
The proposed antlerless deer hunt Saturday, Jan. 6, to Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, will not be conducted. North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
Proposed late-season deer hunt in southeastern Minnesota will not occur
October 27, 2017 - 9:09am
October 16, 2017
At a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 5, students from Washington Technology Magnet School and the Benjamin E. Mays School crossed the newly constructed bridge over Bulrush Slough at Belwin Outdoor Science, receiving high fives along the way. The bridge replaced an aging, unsafe structure that was difficult for students in wheelchairs and with other disabilities to use. Photo courtesy of Belwin Conservancy
New bridge at Belwin Conservancy connects students to nature
October 16, 2017 - 1:21pm
October 12, 2017
Hastings High School students Julia Human (left), Caitlyn Wagner (standing) and Megan Beck grabbed a shovel and planted native plant species such as Gray's sedge. Jake Pfeifer / RiverTown Multimedia
Students clear out invasives; replace with native plants
October 12, 2017 - 10:13am
September 27, 2017
Enjoy wild game safely this hunting season
September 27, 2017 - 10:03am
A cluster of little brown bats. Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin DNR
Now is the time to rid your house of bats
September 27, 2017 - 9:07am
August 26, 2017
Be careful - yellow jacket season has arrived
August 26, 2017 - 8:02pm
August 6, 2017
The common loon makes its summer home in the lakes of Minnesota and Wisconsin. These loons were found on Loon Lake in northern Wisconsin. Photos by Kip Earney
A symbol of wilderness
August 6, 2017 - 8:00am
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