Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 6 Mar 2015 07:34:11 EDTFri, 6 Mar 2015 07:34:11 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssWinter is for the birdshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/583834.htmlWINTER IS FOR THE BIRDS is a phrase we have all heard at some point in our life. People using this in a conversation are knowingly (or unknowingly) referring to something not so good, undesirable, revolting or without merit.Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTAn eye for the best nature imageshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/583512.htmlPHOTO CONTESTS can be fun to enter. For the Marshall County Conservation Board, the contest just completed was the 14th year for this friendly competition. It is amazing from year to year what our local citizens see when they go lookin.Sat, 21 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTA unique nature notehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/583161.htmlDEER ANTLERS are true bone, an annual outgrowth from the skulls of male cervids. All members of the family cervidae have them ... moose, caribou, elk, white-tailed deer, mule deer and black tail deer. Antlers may be small and short in year on.Sat, 14 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTHow much longer can we ice fish?http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/583162.htmlThe snow piled up around the Marshalltown area a few weeks ago. This past weekend much of that has melted away. With Valentine's Day tomorrow (hint ...Sat, 14 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTBirds compete for best nest siteshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/582546.htmlEAGLE versus GREAT-HORNED OWL is on the news at Decorah. A pair of great-horned owls are attempting to take over a nest built by bald eagles.Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT