Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 1 Oct 2014 14:31:03 EDTWed, 1 Oct 2014 14:31:03 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssCelebrate National Hunting and Fishing Dayhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/577059.htmlNATIONAL HUNTING AND FISHING DAY is a big deal. When one tallies up all the benefits of time spent outdoors, it soon becomes evident how important these activities are to people.Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSand Prairie beauty is subtle and sweethttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/576748.htmlThe MARIETTA SAND PRAIRIE is at its prime time right now. Tall grasses such as bluestem and Indiangrass are thrusting seed heads toward the sky at the tips of tall stems. Switchgrass is also in the mix along with many other.Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTAn early fall?http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/576749.htmlIt appears that Mother Nature has an early fall planned for us. Temperatures plummeted into the 40s earlier this month, and that will definitely affect the fishing in the local lakes and rivers.Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTHome, home on the rangehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/576484.htmlHOME ON THE RANGE had a different meaning during recent glacial and interglacial times. The geologic record is written in stone and preserved as fossils.Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSmall game survey releasedhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/576090.htmlSMALL GAME surveys are conducted every early August by Iowa Department of Natural Resources biologists and conservation officers. They drive 215 standardized routes, each route is 30 miles long, all over the state of Iowa.Sat, 6 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT