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September 8, 2018
Wild Side Column: More surprises in the tree cathedrals
The forest on our property in Martell Township was once a fairly diverse mix of white pine, American elm, sugar maple, black maple, red, white...
September 8, 2018 - 7:00am
February 12, 2018
Another fishing addiction
After six weeks in Florida where it was unseasonably cool but pleasant, Carol and I returned home and had to acclimate to winter again. Now we...
February 12, 2018 - 11:21am
February 6, 2018
Wild Side column: Where tides set the stage
There's not a lot to do in Suwannee, Fla., that doesn't involve going out on the water and fishing. Each evening we consult the tide chart to...
February 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 15, 2018
Where land and rivers meet the sea
Large floodplain rivers and salt marshes are among the most productive ecosystems in the world. There's an explosion of life where the Lower...
January 15, 2018 - 11:25am
January 8, 2018
Wilcox column: Walking among the swamp things
Although we aren't freezing our faces off in Cedar Key, Florida, the northern Gulf Coast is rather chilly for this time of year. Air from the brutally cold north has found its way here. High temperatures are barely into the 60's with colder days forecasted for this week. Water temperatures...
January 8, 2018 - 9:33pm
December 21, 2017
Column: Endorsement letters are advertisements
Frankly, our opinion pages have been used and some would say abused by campaigns to promote candidates and political events. Many of the letters read like advertisements because they are advertisements. That is why, effective today, RiverTown will charge for letters endorsing candidates....
December 21, 2017 - 10:38am
November 20, 2017
Weird weather we're having. Can we move on from climate change denial?
I've often wondered how people deny the overwhelming scientific evidence that our planet is warming, weather world-wide is getting weird and...
November 20, 2017 - 2:02pm
November 10, 2017
The nose knows: Olfactory perception in animals
The great jazzman and comedian Jimmy Durante was known for his schnozzola, a huge zucchini of a proboscis. He said "Da nose knows." Despite his...
November 10, 2017 - 12:19pm
October 25, 2017
Column: Drop-off debacles affect parents, too
The dreaded drop-off. As parents, we've all experienced it. Whether it's for work, a vacation or a night away, the drop-off is inevitable. Sooner...
October 25, 2017 - 8:54am
October 14, 2017
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Our apple crop last year was near zero because the blossoms were killed by late-spring frosts. This year our orchard produced an abundance of...
October 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
March 11, 2017
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Dear Carol: My mother lives in an assisted living facility. She has arthritic pain and is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, but she usually...
March 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
January 15, 2016
Senator reflects on legislative successes from past year
Guest column by state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls): Beginning a new year is not only a time to set new goals but also a time to reflect...
January 15, 2016 - 11:01am
September 3, 2015
Wild Side: Aerial acrobats off to South America
This summer has been a fine one around here except for some high-intensity rainstorms. Rain has been frequent enough that we haven’t had to...
September 3, 2015 - 2:13pm