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In its ongoing support of education, the Wildlife Science Center near Forest Lake is donating a pack of wolves to a zoo in Wisconsin. The Menominee Park Zoo in Oshkosh will be home to four gray wolves that were born in 2003 at the Wildlife Center, which first provided the zoo with a pack of [...]

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Forty excited youngsters showed their mettle by shaking off unseasonably cold, wet and windy weather to shoot sporting clay targets and hunt pheasants at the 16th annual Chisago County Pheasants Forever Youth Hunt Oct. 4. Held again at Rocky Bay Kennel and Hunt Club near Pine City, the hunt was for youth, both boys and [...]

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As the trees lose their beautiful fall leaves, they tend to pile up in our yards and streets. Those leaves contain phosphorus, an essential nutrient for plant growth. As the leaves decompose, they release the phosphorus that was bound up in the leaf.  When it rains, the phosphorus is washed down the street, down the [...]

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Harvesting vegetables at the right stage of maturity results in high quality and nutritious products. If properly harvested and stored, some vegetables will keep most of their original flavor and food value for months. It’s important that vegetables are ripe before they are picked and allowed to dry before being stored. Potatoes can be harvested [...]

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Colleen Nelson was the winner of the North Branch Fall Harvest Treasure Hunt. Here, she poses with sons Weston (held) and Jackson, Brandon Lindahl, North Branch Country Market, and Dave Nordberg, Domino’s Pizza. For finding the treasure, she won $20 in gift cards from County Market and a certificate for pizza for a year for [...]

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Almeund seniors meeting  Almelund seniors will meet at the Amador Town Hall at 1 p.m. Oct. 10 for an afternoon of cards and social time. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the day. Wild River ‘Snake Slither’ 5K Take a walk or run under the fall colors and along the St. Croix River at [...]

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