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January 27, 2010
Coast Guard Auxiliary offers classes
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering boating safety classes in Hudson several times in the coming year. Classses will be at the St. Croix Marina, located at 16 First St. The scheduled classes are: Starting Feb. 3, 6:30-9 p.m. for six weeks on Wednesday evenings; Boating Skills...
January 27, 2010 - 7:17am
January 21, 2010
White House agrees to carp summit
The White House said yes to Gov. Jim Doyle's request for a summit on fighting the Asian carp in the Great Lakes. The meeting is planned for the first week in February. Nancy Sutley of the White House Council on Environmental Quality says Great Lakes governors and the Obama cabinet...
January 21, 2010 - 10:18am
January 20, 2010
For the Record
Sessions for baseball set On six Tuesdays from 8-9:30 p.m., 12-year-olds planning to play competitive Booster baseball have an opportunity to prepare for the coming season and competitive baseball. The sessions are open to any 12-year-old interested in playing baseball in 2010. Sessions...
January 20, 2010 - 7:28am
December 22, 2009
ATV users warned of thin ice
State officials say snowmobilers and ATV riders are taking too much of a chance by going on the ice this early in the season. A Muskego man was killed over the weekend after riding his ATV on Big Muskego Lake southwest of Milwaukee. It's a spring-fed lake that often produces unstable...
December 22, 2009 - 9:25am
September 30, 2009
Musky tourney results
The fourth qualifying event of the 2009 Professional Musky Tournament Trail-Musky Hunter Magazine's Fall Showdown was held on the St. Croix River...
September 30, 2009 - 10:48am
September 25, 2009
Fish experts go high tech to find best spots for muskies to spawn
Wisconsin fish experts used high technology to find the best places for muskies to spawn. The Department of Natural Resources has come up with a computer model which will help identify the spawning areas which need the most rehab and protection. The model is the result of a two-year...
September 25, 2009 - 9:53am
September 24, 2009
Zebra mussel meeting held
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is holding a public meeting from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road. The meeting will provide information on and solicit input on invasive zebra mussels and the conservation of native winged mapleleaf mussels...
September 24, 2009 - 3:23pm
August 28, 2009
Musky tourney coming to Hudson, St. Croix
The scenic St. Croix River near Hudson will be the host of the fourth qualifying event of the Professional Musky Tournament Trail - the Musky Hunter Magazine's Fall Meltdown on Sept. 12 and 13. The St. Croix section from the Hwy. 64 bridge north of Stillwater to the Hwy. 10 bridge...
August 28, 2009 - 1:20am
July 24, 2009
Willow River fishing contest: Youngsters set the pace
A somewhat chilly and overcast day couldn't cool off the hot hand of Andrew Wright, 5, Logan, Utah, who won the fishing contest in the under...
July 24, 2009 - 1:08am
July 16, 2009
State park offers fishing contest Saturday
The St. Croix Sportsman's Alliance and the Willow River OWLs will hold their annual kids fishing contest from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, July 18, at Willow River State Park, 1034 County A. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. The contest runs from: --9-9:45 for children 6 and under; --10-10:45...
July 16, 2009 - 2:02pm
June 11, 2009
DNR announces changes in shoreland zoning
State officials say their proposed changes in lakeside zoning rules won't solve all the problems caused by growing development, but they'll go a long way. Tuesday, the Department of Natural Resources announced its first changes in Wisconsin's shoreland zoning regulations in more...
June 11, 2009 - 9:58am
June 4, 2009
Art show June 7; free fishing June 6 and 7
An art and craft show is scheduled June 7 at Willow River State Park, 1034 County A. Free fishing runs both days. Park admission is free for the Sunday art fair only in conjunction with a state park open house throughout Wisconsin. Art fair The eighth annual Art Along the Willow,...
June 4, 2009 - 9:38am
June 1, 2009
Free admission to state parks, trails and forests on June 7
Sunday is when the state parks will be free for everybody. If you're looking for a cheap way to enjoy Wisconsin's great outdoors, make sure you have next Sunday open. That's when the Department of Natural Resources will hold its annual open house at all state parks. There will...
June 1, 2009 - 9:00am
May 29, 2009
Mike Yurk pens fifth book
Mike Yurk recently published his fifth book, and his latest work deals with fishing stories largely from the immediate Hudson area. The "Mallalieu...
May 29, 2009 - 1:53am
May 4, 2009
Wisconsin fishing opener: Friendship and fishing never grow old
ON WISCONSIN'S BRULE RIVER -- Everything looked right. Rick Moss laid a tight loop of lime-green fly line against the soft green of the cedars. His muddler minnow lit like a feather on the dark water of this fabled trout stream. Moss, of Wausau, Wis., began stripping in line. He...
May 4, 2009 - 7:41am