One of the most keenly anticipated features of our recent holiday to Davenport USA was the prospect of seeing an alligator in the wild. We had no plans on this visit to go to the Everglades or to one of the many Gator parks in Orlando, so pinned our hopes on an encounter in one of the many small lakes and swampy areas in and around Polk County. 330 more words
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Holland Red Maple Swamp encompasses a northern hardwood swamp and northern wet-mesic forest within Holland Wildlife Area in southern Brown County. One of only two SNA’s within the county, Holland Red Maple Swamp can be accessed via a parking area south of the T-intersection of Refuge Road and Mill Road southeast of the town of Greenleaf. 259 more words
The 5-year-old girl killed following an abduction died of “homicidal violence,” a medical examiner says.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s preliminary autopsy results for Alayna Ertl, but the agency did not provide any additional details about when or how she died. 458 more words