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August 28, 2018
Apostle Islands' head Krumenaker moves to Texas
Bob Krumenaker, who has led Apostle Island National Lakeshore for the past 16 years during some of the park's biggest changes and challenges,...
August 28, 2018 - 8:26am
August 24, 2018
Balsam fir mortality occurring in many counties statewide
Reports of balsam fir suddenly turning rusty red to brown and dying have been coming in steadily this spring and summer. Douglas County is one of the affected counties, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Symptoms were the same on all affected trees, regardless...
August 24, 2018 - 8:14am
August 21, 2018
Bat in Douglas County tests positive for rabies
This is the first animal that has tested positive for rabies in Douglas County since 2010; however, it is the 10th bat to test positive in Wisconsin...
August 21, 2018 - 3:41pm
County approves DNR tower easement
The Douglas County Board on Thursday approved an easement that will allow construction of a new communication tower in the Pattison State Park area.
August 21, 2018 - 11:17am
Douglas County regulates metallic sulfide mining
The decision Thursday came after the state Legislature lifted a decades-long moratorium on the metallic sulfide mining operations.
August 21, 2018 - 11:16am
August 17, 2018
Survey to count lampreys in Douglas County
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada assessment crews will be working on the Amnicon River and Haukkala and Smith creeks in Douglas County the week of Aug. 21-29.
August 17, 2018 - 5:37pm
Bat festival wings into Ashland
The Wisconsin Bat Festival is moving to Ashland on Aug. 25, giving Northwoods residents and visitors a chance to see live bats up close and participate in activities aimed at demystifying this flying mammal.
August 17, 2018 - 8:35am
August 16, 2018
Researchers looking into Lake Superior algae bloom
Reports suggest bloom stretched 50 miles along shorline from near Superior to Apostle Islands.
August 16, 2018 - 8:47am
August 15, 2018
North Dakota Nokota horse breeder dies unexpectedly, leaving herd of 200 in jeopardy
LINTON, N.D. —Leo Kuntz was a lifelong bachelor. He lived alone on the family ranch in Emmons County and tended a large herd of horses...
August 15, 2018 - 8:57pm
August 14, 2018
Trump declares disaster for NW Wisconsin counties affected by floods
Gov. Scott Walker announced Friday that President Donald Trump approved a major disaster declaration for six counties impacted by flooding earlier this summer in northwestern Wisconsin. The counties named in the declaration are Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Clark and Iron...
August 14, 2018 - 8:35am
Teachers dip into Great Lakes science
“Technology is the focus at each stop,” said Robin Reckinger, a Superior Middle School science teacher.
August 14, 2018 - 8:29am
Density causes annual clashes with wolves
Wolves killed three beef calves and injured three hunting dogs in Douglas County in July, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s...
August 14, 2018 - 8:07am
August 13, 2018
Commercial fishing operations reporting record catch along Lake Superior's south shore
During a presentation to the state’s Natural Resources Board, Craig Hoopman, of Lake Superior whitefish, said he is seeing record numbers of young whitefish and a strong rebounding of lake trout numbers.
August 13, 2018 - 12:04pm
August 10, 2018
Looking to slow CWD, DNR board OKs fencing requirements for deer farms
Deer farms must install more fencing within 1 year under emergency rule.
August 10, 2018 - 9:11am
August 5, 2018
The 'Greyhound bus' at the bottom of Lake Superior: 19th century shipwreck added to national register
ASHLAND, Wis. — It was built in 1861, sank in 1897 and is now memorialized on the historic register. One of the latest shipwrecks to be...
August 5, 2018 - 6:05am