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FFA helps students dig deep into Agricultural Science

FFA helps students dig deep into Agricultural Science

Lucas Polucha, Video Editor

March 3, 2020

Stillwater’s local FFA Chapter recently participated in FFA week, from Feb. 22-29, where the club generated awareness about the opportunities FFA gives to students. The local chapter was also preparing for the upcoming State Conference in late April, but has been forced to suspend activities due to CO...

Chaplinski brings attention to endangered species

A man from the DNR attended a trip to the St. Croix with Chaplinksi and her students. He holds an endangered Winged Mapleleaf Mussel in each hand.

Elli Swanson, Photographer

October 23, 2018

Middle school teacher, Bretta Chaplinski, and five of her students took a trip to the St. Croix River to work with the DNR to help find federally endangered species, the Winged Mapleleaf mussel. "This is a federally endangered mussel found in the St. Croix River exclusively near Taylors Falls, WI and St. Croix Falls, MN," middle school scienc...

Wolf hunting season begins

Graphic by Clara Ilkka

Ross Stickler

January 13, 2014

It’s January.  A sub-zero temperature, allied with a snowy wind, cuts across an open field lined with tall pines in northern Minnesota.  The sun slowly pokes through the tree line and gives the forest the rebirth of a new day.  Squirrels find their buried food. Cardinals blair their alarm clock ...

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