May 11, 2011
This outdoor educational event targets 5th grade students from all over the surrounding area from Pepin Elementary to La Crosse and Houston, Minn., to Black River Falls
On May 17 and 18, Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge will connect over 900 eager fifth graders with nature and provide them an opportunity to gain knowledge about the river, fish, wildlife, birds and many other interesting topics. This is the eighth year for the annual River Education Days held at the refuge coordinated by both the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This outdoor educational event...
April 21, 2011
While attending events such as Minnesota Marine Art Museum lectures, Great River Shakespeare Festival performances, and Winona State University and Saint Mary’s University plays, Mary Farrell walks into a room and knows more than half of the crowd
March 23, 2011
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011
Houston Public Schools vs Cotter Schools @ Cotter Fields-Baseball
March 23, 2011
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Houston Public Schools vs Cotter Schools @ Cotter Fields-Softball
January 26, 2011
This grant has helped to fund events in connection with Saint Mary’s Page Series and the SMU School of the Arts
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota has received a $4,000 grant from the Xcel Energy Foundation to support its 2010-2011 arts educational programming.
This grant has helped to fund the following events in connection with Saint Mary’s Page Series and the SMU School of the Arts:
• a masterclass and pre-show talk by Anat Cohen,
• a school matinee by the Kevin Locke Native Dance Ensemble,
• a school matinee...
January 17, 2011
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites anyone with an interest in the extension of the Root River State Trail to attend an upcoming open house in La Crescent.
The event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 20 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the La Crescent Community Room at 336 S. First Street. To access the meeting room, use the entrance on Oak Street.
This will be the first of several meetings that will be scheduled to discuss the master...
December 27, 2010
Houston Nature Center
Looking for a different kind of hooting and hollering on New Year's Eve? Spend the evening calling for owls in Houston! We could see or hear Eastern Screech-Owls, Barred Owls, Great Horned Owls and maybe even Saw-whet Owls.
We'll spend a short time discussing how to call in owls, then we'll carpool to our owling spots in and around Houston. Wild owls can be unpredictable in their responses, but Alice the Great Horned Owl is...
December 3, 2010
Dozens of young dancers take to the stage in the holiday performance of the classic tale "The Nutcracker" with the Minnesota Conservatory of the Arts, Dance Repertory Company
November 9, 2010
Houston Ballet II dancers performed amazing partner movements with excellent group syncopation, along with stunning solos
Houston Ballet II is the second dance company of Houston Ballet, one of the top largest ballet companies in America, touring both nationally and internationally. Saint Mary's University in Winona, Minn., hosted the HBII on tour in the Page Theatre Thursday, November 4. Audience members ranging from SMU students to Winona community members filled the theatre creating a welcoming atmosphere for the ballet dancers to perform.
October 13, 2010
Karla Bloem is beginning the initial stages of a great horned owl breeding study, kicking off a promotional tour to create the North American Owl Center in Houston, Minn.
Plans to create a North American Owl Center in Houston, Minn., are currently underway as Karla Bloem, the director of the Houston County Nature Center, prepares to study the vocalizations and breeding habits of the great horned owl.