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September 22, 2018
In order to get the whooping cranes to follow humans in the ultra-light airplane, caretakers had to spend many hours working with young cranes to get them to imprint on humans. Photo courtesy of Operation Migration
Operation Migration helped whooping cranes survive
September 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
Paula Klein leads the Women in the Parks program participants in a yoga class on Saturday, Sept. 8 in Willow River State Park. The Women in the Parks program is once a month. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Developing skills, connections with Women in the Parks
September 22, 2018 - 11:00am
September 17, 2018
2019 Waterfowl Stamp Competition.  First Place:  Jim Caturia. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Cannon Falls artist wins waterfowl stamp contest
September 17, 2018 - 5:00am
September 1, 2018
Kayakers paddle the gentle streams that wind through the Mississippi backwaters near Wabasha, Minn., on June 12.  Steve Gardiner / Forum News Service
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
September 1, 2018 - 6:00am
August 6, 2018
Anna Tschanz and her horse chase down a calf as part of her roping runs during a recent rodeo. Photo courtesy of Amos Szajner
The family who rodeos together stays together
August 6, 2018 - 8:00am
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
July 3, 2018
Cody Hanson, Plum City, Wis., received the 2017 DNR Ethical Hunter Award, presented at Vortex Optics, Barneved, May 17. Chief Warden Todd Schaller presented the award and Nick Laufenber, of Vortex, presented a Vortex product to Hanson.  Payton Kopp, of Maiden Rock, Wis., was hunting with Hanson during the 2017 gun deer season. Submitted photos
DVS/Hunter Ethics Award goes to Cody Hanson
July 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 29, 2018
Kayak lessons are being offered this summer by The Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Parks. The final session will take kayakers down the Kinni to the St. Croix. Submitted photo
Kayaking lessons offered this summer
June 29, 2018 - 10:04am
June 23, 2018
Anna Davenport of Hudson, right, competes against Emma Magnone of Wauconda, Ill., at the Midwest Log Rolling Championships at Wingra Beach in Madison Saturday, June 9. Photo courtesy of Joanie Davenport
Hudson log roller Midwest champ
June 23, 2018 - 3:00pm
May 28, 2018
River Falls High School sophomore Luke Naughton will spend his Memorial Day weekend at the USA Junior Olympic Development Camp for shooting sports in Colorado Springs. Bob Burrows / RiverTown Multimedia
He's aiming high: RF soph headed to Jr. Olympic Development Camp
May 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 23, 2018
U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials placed this warning sign at the Betterly WPA, just outside New Richmond. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Aggressive bears reported in St. Croix County
May 23, 2018 - 9:37am
May 10, 2018
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
May 10, 2018 - 8:56am
May 9, 2018
Anna Linder, age 6, and Gabe Linder, age 9, of Roberts, had their hands full at the Eau Galle-Rush River Sportsman's Club Trout Fishing Contest Saturday, May 5 at the Ellsworth Rod & Gun Club. Photo courtesy of Lin Linder
Gone fishin’: May 5 fishing opener on the books
May 9, 2018 - 6:31pm
May 8, 2018
A golden eye
Birds in full migration along Upper Mississippi River
May 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 2, 2018
Youngsters try their hand at archery at the Hudson Rod, Gun and Archery Club's 68th annual Youth Day Saturday, April 28 in North Hudson. Bob Burrows / RiverTown Multimedia
Fun on the range
May 2, 2018 - 5:00am