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January-February 2011 Highlights

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Features: Pletke's Grocery   Book Reviews  Friends of the Upper Miss Refuge Photo Contest   Birding in Winter

Feature Stories

Pletke's Grocery Supplied Hungry Towboat Crews
by Jim Lackore

Pletke's grocery truck delivered supplies to the Delta Queen when it was docked at the levee in Winona, Minn. (Click for larger image.)

Book Reviews

Another round-up of river books — fiction and nonfiction. (also see November-December Big River)

Mariposa Road By Robert Michael Pyle

Molt in North American Birds  By Steve N. G. Howell

The Driftless Land By Kevin Koch

Mississippi River Companion National Park Service

Snakes and Lizards in Your Pocket By Terry VenDeWalle

Upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway System Locks & Dams Us Army Corps of Engineers

A Watershed Year University of Iowa Press

Green Travel Guide to Southern Wisconsin By Pat Dillon and Lynne Diebel

Friends of the Upper Miss Refuge
Photo Contest

After the Rain by Sandra Lines, Third Place, Scenic

Otter, Alan Stankevitz, Third Place, Plants & Wildlife

Tim Couglin, Honorable Mention, People

Birding in Winter

These photos by Dan Jackson

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