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Now that warm weather is here to stay, there are just too many things to do and not enough time to do them. Even with the extended daylight hours, it’s tough getting after everything but I … more
Last fall I wrote a column while deer hunting from Big River Rich’s deer stand. It got some great reviews including but not limited to my mail carrier who said, and I quote, “nice … more
BAY CITY – Bay City’s Saratoga Park was full of government officials and community members Tuesday, May 16 for the historic Upper Pool 4 Islands Complex Project groundbreaking ceremony … more
I have been talking turkeys for weeks and then I finally got to go hunting but I can’t let the Wisconsin Fishing Opener come and go without paying my respects. I celebrated the tradition … more
BAY CITY – Work has begun on the Upper Pool 4 Islands Complex Project in Bay City, celebrated by a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, May 16 with Gov. Tony Evers in attendance. The U.S. Army … more
TOWN OF SALEM – Imagine being inexplicably ill for years with vomiting, stomachaches, headaches. You go to doctor after doctor, but they can’t figure out what’s wrong. Your children … more
Are you tired of me whining while I am waiting for my turkey season to get here? Well guess what? It’s finally here and I have some real live turkey hunting action to tell you … more
Over the past few weeks, I have been biding my time waiting for my turkey hunting season to begin.  I’m not very patient when it comes to waiting. To make matters worse it seems … more
The first turkey season is in the books, the second one is underway, and a welcoming spring season rolls on. Is there anything else to talk about? I didn’t think so. The … more
More than 2,000 attendees filled the UW-River Falls University Center Saturday, April 22 for Earth Fest. The cold, wet weather moved the fest from Glen Park to UWRF, but didn't seem to dampen … more
ELLSWORTH – With major flooding on the Mississippi River overtaking buildings and vehicles along the Great River Road, people are having to move campers and other recreational vehicles to safer … more
I should have written about turkey hunting before now because the youth hunt took place last weekend. In addition to that, the first of six seasons starts on Wednesday with the last season going … more
RIVER FALLS – In the year since the initial Earth Fest occurred in River Falls, the much-discussed topic of sustainability has become even more so, making this year’s fest especially … more
It seems we have finally emerged out of the long white cover of winter. Over the last couple of weeks, I have posted pictures online showing signs of spring as a reminder that we are close and … more
20 years ago, a pair of American Bald Eagles chose a location for their nest. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) eventually put up their ‘EagleCam’ that gave a 24/7 look … more
Have you driven by any of the boat landings near Red Wing, Minn., lately? Holy smoked carp! It’s crazy how many boats are hitting the water these days. There have literally been … more
Heavy, wet snow that pounded upper Wisconsin and Minnesota is expected to cause flooding this spring along the upper Mississippi River, and it could be considerable. The National Weather Service … more
My grandma Tilly grew up in Minnesota and when I was just a young kid, she told me the biggest whopper story ever and I bought it hook, line and sinker. My only defense is that I was really … more
I can’t forecast the weather for this week, but I do have a warm weather topic and given our crazy long winter, that’s the best I can offer. I spent a few hours at the Minnesota … more
A long time ago I took an English Composition course. I can remember it like I can remember the last fish I caught, or the last shed deer antler I found. There were two assignments from … more
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