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October 20, 2012
Dan Hubbard sits Friday on some of the obstacles that will be placed along the route of the 5K "zombie run" that takes place today at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center near Spicer. Registration at the site begins at 2 p.m. The race begins at 3:30 p.m. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)play button
Zombies, runners meet today in race in rural Spicer, Minn.
October 20, 2012 - 12:00am
December 7, 2011
Letter: A plea for clean water
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
DNR seeks comments on environmental assessment worksheet for the Minnesota Falls Dam Removal Project
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
April 11, 2011
Proud of Minnesota's environment, speaker to reveal our messy history
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Beastly puppets, tasty pancakes at Earth Day celebration at Prairie Woods
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
January 22, 2011
As part of a lesson on solar energy during the winter summit, YES! 
students unfurled a 50-foot-long, black-colored tube of thin plastic and allowed outside air to fill it.  As the air in the tube warmed, it expanded and the thin plastic tube soon had lift. 
(Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Say YES! to a head start in clean energy
January 22, 2011 - 9:30am
Winter camping made easy
January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
October 30, 2010
Mason Swanson, 6, of Willmar digs into his pumpkin Friday to get it ready for carving during the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center annual Halloween Haunt. Tribune photoby Ron Adams
Pumpkin carving
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Dustup over group's charge that coal ash from Big Stone plant contaminating area
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
April 19, 2010
ACGC students Kyla Blackwell of Cosmos, left, and Jasmine Nieto of Atwater admire a display of mounted owls during the annual Earth Day celebration Saturday at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center near Spicer. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Earth Day celebrated
April 19, 2010 - 12:00am
March 27, 2010
The ability to purchase parcels of land from willing sellers made it possible for Sibley State Park to create a series of portages connecting Andrew, Swan, Henschien and Middle Lakes. Tribune file photo
Legislation could impact area state parks for years to come
March 27, 2010 - 12:00am
March 22, 2010
Youth Energy Summit! student Danny Shoen, right, holds a small photovoltaic collector as part of his demonstration on solar power last week to students Josh Kinzler, from left, Taylor Skappel, Shayla Mead, Jeana Denton and Kaitlyn Lee. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Student energy team reaches out to eager younger learners at ACGC
March 22, 2010 - 12:00am
March 8, 2010
Joe Ridler of Willmar, left, oversees the construction of a cedar wood duck house by Aiden Wasik, 6, center, and Wasik's father, Craig, during the 8th annual Kandiyohi County Youth Wood Duck Box Building Day at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center in Spicer. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Channeling his inner carpenter
March 8, 2010 - 12:00am
February 20, 2010
Thanks to solar panels on the southeast wall of the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center's education building, the area warms quickly on a chilly February morning. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Low-cost solar technology proves its power at Prairie Woods ELC
February 20, 2010 - 12:00am
February 8, 2010
First-time skier Zoe Howe, 5, of Kandiyohi leads her parents, Lili and Eddie, on Sunday around the cross country ski path at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. It was the center's Winter Family Fun Day. Besides skiing, the day included snowshoeing, winter birding and animal tracking. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Winter Family Fun Day
February 8, 2010 - 12:00am