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November 15, 2012
No snow on horizon; Gun-hunting license sales down; Wisconsinites join movement to secede; more briefs
It might be awhile before we trudge through cold and snowy weather. The Wisconsin forecast does not include the "S" word at least through the middle of next week. That's bad news for deer hunters who want tracking snow to help them keep up with their targets. The nine-day gun season...
November 15, 2012 - 9:02am
July 20, 2012
Drought emergency extended statewide
Wisconsin's state-of-emergency for the current drought has been expanded to all 72 counties. Until now, only the southern half of the state was affected, but Governor Scott Walker extended the emergency status yesterday. He told Wisconsin Emergency Management to coordinate the state's...
July 20, 2012 - 10:36am
July 21, 2009
Emerald ash borer spreading in southwest Wisconsin
State officials say the tree-killing emerald ash borer has not been found outside two large areas in southeast and southwest Wisconsin. But the infestation found in March in Vernon County has spread to adjacent to Crawford County. And the infected area now appears larger than...
July 21, 2009 - 9:00am
June 16, 2009
Apostle Islands rangers require groups to pack privies
Groups that bring hikers and kayakers to the Apostle Islands are now required to bring their own privies. The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore near Bayfield has some of its rangers on poop-patrol this summer. But it's not animals they're after - it's humans. Park Superintendent...
June 16, 2009 - 9:00am
May 13, 2009
North Hudson volleyball courts cause stir
An extended use permit request for a volleyball court behind a local establishment caused a reaction from a nearby property owner at the North Hudson Village Board meeting last Tuesday. Marc Zappa, a village trustee and owner of Mudd's and Sudd's, requested a temporary amendment...
May 13, 2009 - 12:07pm
March 6, 2009
Wilderness first aid basics - PLUS course offered
People who enjoy venturing out into the wilderness, but who want to be prepared in case of a medical emergency, can sign up for a Wilderness First-Aid Basics workshop at the Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center on April 4 - 5. This 18-hour American Red Cross workshop focuses on dealing...
March 6, 2009 - 7:00am
February 27, 2009
DNR reminds anglers that inland game fish season closes Sunday
Anglers should be aware that the game fish season on most inland Wisconsin waters closes at the end of the day on Sunday, March 1, according to officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Officials note that the panfish seasons remain open year-round as does...
February 27, 2009 - 11:28am
February 26, 2009
DNR says it's time to get ice fishing shelters off the ice
Anyone with an ice fishing shelter on any water south of Highway 64 must remove it daily and when it's not occupied after March 8. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say regulations have changed this year and the new law requires shelters south of Highway...
February 26, 2009 - 9:00am
February 19, 2009
DNR officials say St. Croix River fish deaths not unusual
Officials now say the deaths of hundreds of fish on the St. Croix River appear to be seasonal and there's no cause for alarm. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologists tested oxygen Wednesday in the waters on the Wisconsin border near Stillwater. And they found the levels...
February 19, 2009 - 9:00am
February 11, 2009
More birds staying in Wisconsin during winter
If you think you're seeing more birds in Wisconsin this winter, you're right. The National Audubon Society says 305 species of birds in North America are spending their winters further north than they did 40 years ago. The purple finch has moved the farthest. Finches that used...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Growing concern over lead bullets in state
There's a renewed concern about the use of lead bullets by Wisconsin hunters. The Raptor Education Group in Antigo has been asked to treat 10 trumpeter swans hit by lead shot since last October. They normally get just two such cases each year. Three of the recent swans died, and...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Proposal would outlaw baiting and feeding of deer
The baiting and feeding of deer would be illegal in all of Wisconsin under a measure passed Wednesday by the state Natural Resources Board. The panel unanimously OK'd a series of requests to the state Legislature and the feeding ban was tops among them.
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Reward up to $5,000 for snowmobile duck killings in Fort Atkinson
There's now a $5,000 reward for information about the killings of 70 ducks on the Rock River in Fort Atkinson. The Humane Society of the U.S. and its Wildlife Land Trust put up $2,500 Tuesday for information leading to an arrest and conviction. The Jefferson County Snowmobile...
January 28, 2009 - 9:00am
Area man dies in snowmobile accident
A Dunn County man was killed in a snowmobile accident Tuesday night on a trail between Wheeler and Boyceville. According to Ed Culhane of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources office in Eau Claire, the accident occurred at around 10 p.m. on a trail that follows Highway...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Snowmobile deaths now reach 15
At least 15 people have been killed in Wisconsin snowmobile crashes this winter. That's the same number as a year ago on this date. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said two riders were killed this past weekend. Robert England Jr., 73, of Peshtigo...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am