Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 20 Apr 2014 14:42:40 EDTSun, 20 Apr 2014 14:42:40 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSpring - are you ready to enjoy it? http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/570675.htmlDAYLENGTH is increasing by about three minutes per day in April. That sure sign of spring is evidence that our winter is over (we hope). Goodbye snow. Hello green grass, budding trees, warmer temperatures, wild turkeys and wildflowers.Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTApril is big fish monthhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/570676.htmlEach year as the snow and ice melt away, thousands of anglers across Iowa plan and look forward to that first time out on the water.Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTTangled tines tell the talehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/570440.htmlTANGLED TINES from battling deer happens. Most shoving matches between male white-tailed deer using their antlers usually ends with the dominant buck proving his superiority. The winner chases away the loser. No antlers are locked together.Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTSandhill Cranes return to Otter Creek Marshhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/570216.htmlSANDHILL CRANES are big, tall and slender. But their eerie call of trebling notes is what usually draws the attention of people. They will usually be seen high in the sky in lofty circling patterns as they ride southerly winds.Sat, 5 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTWet your line at an area lake this springhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/570217.htmlSadly, ice fishing is gone for the year, and now the focus of area anglers should be aimed at the rivers and lakes throughout Iow.Sat, 5 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT