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Hikes with naturalists, nature journaling and more at Minnesota parks

Hikes with naturalists Interstate State Park 1-2 p.m. Friday (entry is free at all state parks Friday) Join the park naturalist for a 1-mile hike along the Railroad Trail. Meet at the trailhead at the Taylors Falls Community Center. (651-465-5711, ext. 225, mndnr.gov) Blue Mounds State Park, Luve

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 14:53:00

Interstate Park body ID'd as missing kayaker

INTERSTATE PARK, Wis. - A body discovered by hunters at Interstate State Park has been identified as a kayaker missing for four months. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says medical examiners positively identified the body as 49-year-old Vue Her of Oakdale. Her was reported missing to Chisago County

KARE - 2017-11-23 16:26:10

Candidates line up Harsdorf's former seat

Seven candidates have filed paperwork to run in a special election to fill the state Senate seat vacated by newly appointed Agriculture Secretary Sheila Harsdorf. Voters will choose replacements Jan. 16 for the Senate District 10 seat, which has state Reps. Adam Jarchow, of Balsam Lake, and Shannon


Body found that of missing kayaker

Vue Her - Photo courtesy Fox 9 news ST. CROIX FALLS - A body discovered by two hunters Tuesday morning, Nov. 21, has been identified as 49-year-old Vue Her of Oakdale, Minn., the kayaker who went missing in July on the St. Croix River. Authorities were notified at 10:49 a.m. Tuesday that hunters had


Hunters discover body near St. Croix River at Interstate Park

POLK COUNTY - On Tuesday morning, Nov. 21, the Polk County Sheriff's Department received a call of what appeared to be a deceased person near the St Croix River bottoms of the Interstate State Park off of County Road S, North of 113th Ave. Upon arrival, Polk County Sheriff's Department deputies and


Frac-tured hills: Professor's book goes inside the fight against Wisconsin sand mines

Menomonie, Wis. - Like the west-central Wisconsin residents he attended meetings with, Thomas Pearson became aware of frac sand mining as a citizen, concerned about a new industry that threatened to alter lives and landscapes. His concern, as he watched the drama unfold, grew into a research project

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2017-11-24 22:00:00

Twin Cities kids giving thanks for chairs, peacocks, art and family

We've all met those kids who somehow know and say things that even adults haven't figured out yet. As it turns out, the Twin Cities area is full of creative, funny and smart first-graders just like that. These young people know what it means to be grateful, and as the holiday season approaches, we h

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

Former Ag Instructor, City Forester Honored

The Tree City USA flag in Willis Park flew at half-mast this past week in honor of Raymond Miller who passed away Sunday, Nov. 12. He was a former agriculture instructor at Bloomer High School and also served as the city forester for over 25 years. Miller was born Nov. 18, 1929 in the rolling hills


MTA police dogs build bonds with officers, barrier against terrorists

Dogs train a state-of-the-art facility in Stormville. EAST FISHKILL - "Heel!" MTA police Officer Charlie Spahr calmed his partner, Hoss, as the German shepherd eagerly paced near a row of vans and cars. Hoss waited his turn to sniff for explosive odors in the vehicles as another officer and dog hust

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 11:00:01

Forum sheds light on complicated Indian Point closure: Editorial

Subscribed, but don't have a login? While it's years away, the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close, and there will be huge ramifications, including here in Dutchess County. New Orleans-based Entergy, the plant's owner, faced many regulatory hurdles and lawsuits if it continued a permit renew

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 14:00:06

These are the hottest neighborhoods for fitness in NYC

It's that special time of year, when no amount of exercising and healthy eating seems like enough to burn off the holiday season excess. Luckily for New Yorkers, there's now a bounty of go-to neighborhoods where the dress code is sweat-wick chic, the stance is hip-distance and the fruit comes cold-p

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-24 16:25:11

Car thefts and break-ins reported in Putnam, northern Westchester

There have been several reported car break-ins in Putnam and Northern Westchester over the past several days, according to the New York State Police. Cars have been reported stolen from Haviland Drive in Brewster and Ridgeview Road in Patterson, police said. Officers are also investigating thefts

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-25 00:06:33

Pleasantville Farmers Market moves indoors Dec. 2

PLEASANTVILLE - The Pleasantville Farmers Market, which operates year-round, will move indoors on Dec. 2. Operated by the nonprofit Foodchester Inc., the market's sixth indoor season will be in the Pleasantville Middle School cafeteria. at 40 Romer Ave., beginning that day -- the first Saturday in D

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-24 11:00:01

Photos: Westchester's Winter Wonderland opens at Kensico Dam

Westchester's Winter Wonderland in Valhalla is happening now until Jan. 2, 2017. See www.wwinterwonderland.com for more information. Mark Vergari/lohud The month-long program features a new lineup of circus acts, themed character nights, a new fun slide ride and pop-up holiday boutique nights. We

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-25 00:03:35

Key to the County Awarded to William V. Harris IV

NEW CITY, NY - Rockland County Executive Ed Day today awarded the Key to the County to a Pearl River man who helped apprehend a suspected terrorist in New York City. William V. Harris IV - known as Billy - was the third Rockland County resident to receive the award, which was presented at the Centra

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-11-25 02:28:42

4 Suspects Caught With Stolen Credit Cards In Greenwich: PD

GREENWICH, CT - Four suspects were arrested on Greenwich Avenue Wednesday evening after police said the men "traveled to Greenwich for the purpose of obtaining merchandise from local retailers using stolen credit cards." The four suspects - three from New York and one from New Britain, CT - were arr

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:25:22

Trio earn All-State honors for Belgrade

Belgrade senior Jordan Schlauch led the team in scoring with 20 goals and five assists to lead the Panthers to a the state Class A championship. Belgrade senior Jordan Schlauch led the team in scoring with 20 goals and five assists to lead the Panthers to a the state Class A championship.Dan Chesnet


Skyline announces new winter schedule

The Skyline bus between Bozeman and Big Sky began its winter schedule this week, increasing its service for the next several months. The Big Sky Transportation District, working with its partners in Big Sky, began the schedule Monday, offering 13 round-trips between Big Sky and Bozeman, including ea

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Bullock is beacon of hope for Democrats

George Ochenski: I find your columns enlightening and actually look forward to reading some of them. I do take issue with your latest column (Nov. 20). Last I recall, you have been a Helenaite for 30 or so years. When was the last time you spent time east of Bozeman? In the last eight years under t

MISSOULIAN - 2017-11-24 17:23:00

Snapshots: Non-profit needs volunteers

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. The following area non-profit was inadvertently left out of the Giving Thanks edition on Thanksgiving Day. Montana Community Affordable Renewable Energy Saves (MTCARES) Address: P.O. Box 41, Bozeman, Montana 59771 Ph

MONTANA STANDARD - 2017-11-24 16:11:00