As large livestock farms proliferate (including a new proposal in the St. Croix River watershed), the state wrestles with how to fund inspections and regulation.
Birds of prey are now busy feeding their young as the babies grow rapidly.
Citizen poets pen short verses on the Afton prairie as event welcomes back the big brown beasts for another summer.
Regional park on the lower river to expand by 100 acres, providing new facilities and St. Croix swimming.
Water is coming down from spring levels, creating the possibility of good conditions by Father’s Day weekend.
Haiku and photos from an early summer day spent floating down the St. Croix.
Plans are coming together for a weekend of events to mark the opening of historic bridge for bikes and pedestrians.
The event included awards for Walter Mondale and Gaylord Nelson, river protectors, and educators, and a presentation by Tia Nelson.
First-graders explore Interstate Park with expert naturalists to learn to love and understand their home river.
Wet weather has sent the river rising again, causing dangerous conditions and staying above no-wake levels on the lower river.