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April 20, 2016
Saturday is International Migratory Bird Day in Hastings
April 20, 2016 - 1:27pm
March 25, 2016
Dakota County parks will hold prescribed burns in April, May
March 25, 2016 - 9:30am
March 18, 2016
The Afton State park geocache is pictured here. Among the items inside was a little toy car. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)play button
High-tech treasure hunt: State parks make geocaching available for free to visitors
March 18, 2016 - 8:45am
March 10, 2016
Maple syrup starts out as clear sap that drips out of maple trees. At Carpenter Nature Center, it’s collected on the tree in metal buckets.  (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)play button
Maple syrup season in full swing at CNC
March 10, 2016 - 1:35pm
February 24, 2016
DNR reports bighead carp caught on Minnesota River
February 24, 2016 - 1:19pm
September 11, 2015
Luke Kimmes proudly shows off a pike. (Submitted photo)
They made it! Luke Kimmes and canoers arrive in the Arctic
September 11, 2015 - 11:56am
August 6, 2015
Rescuers had to build a plywood platform for a horse that got stuck on its side in the mud at Whitetail Woods Wednesday afternoon.
Deputies rescue horses stuck in the mud at Whitetail Woods
August 6, 2015 - 3:00pm
January 28, 2015
Washington County buys land to complete Point Douglas Trail link
January 28, 2015 - 2:59pm
July 7, 2014
One of the peregrine falcon chicks is pictured during a special bird banding last Wednesday, June 18.  (Star Gazette photos by Katrina Styx)
Four peregrine falcons hatched in Hastings
July 7, 2014 - 8:49am
April 10, 2014
DNR adds two miles of trout fishing along Vermillion River
April 10, 2014 - 10:27am
August 16, 2013
Letter: County is fortunate to have such amazing parks
August 16, 2013 - 8:47am
July 1, 2013
Hastings youth catches two trophies in one trip
July 1, 2013 - 3:47pm
June 26, 2013
Brendan McCabe poses with his championship trophy after winning Top Gun honors at the state trapshooting tournament. Submitted photo
Raiders take 2nd at state trapshooting tournament
June 26, 2013 - 1:32pm
March 13, 2013
Company officials released this image -- a rendering of what the Woodbury Cabela's store should look like after its 2014 opening.
Cabela's releases rendering of Woodbury store, announces builder
March 13, 2013 - 10:19am
January 15, 2013
Cabela's announces plans for Woodbury store in 2014
January 15, 2013 - 4:13pm