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Photo of Timothy Frostestad in front of his insect collection

“My Insect Collection”

Spirit Lake High School student Timothy Frostestad has a collection that people two or three times his age would be proud of. On display in the Dickinson County Nature Center library is his expansive insect collection that features butterflies, moths, beetles, spiders and other interesting species. The collection began when Frostestad was only in kindergarten,…

Photo of a stream winding through the prairie

Judd Wildlife Area is a prairie paradise

Bobolinks nesting in the prairie, Blanding’s turtles resting by the stream, bald eagles flying overhead — a walk through the Judd Wildlife Area allows some of nature’s finest to show off. Twenty years ago, the Dickinson County Conservation Board looked to add a public recreation area south of Milford, and a Wildlife Habitat Stamp grant…

Graphic about Volunteer Appreciaiton Day

Volunteer Appreciation Day April 4