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Walter Carl Scott, 81, of Cameron, Wis., passed away Oct. 21, 2016, after a brief battle with cancer. Visitation and memorial service: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at Appleyard's Home for Funerals, 19 W. Messenger St., Rice Lake, Wis
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May 18, 2016
Bear attacks woman on her deck in northern Minnesota, likely after bird feeder
“In this circumstance, the feeders attracted the bear and it was probably looking for more food,” said Lt. Larry Francis, with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Enforcement Division. “There were also some dogs involved.”
May 18, 2016 - 8:57am
May 16, 2016
Walker announces new initiatives to fight chronic wasting disease
He told a meeting of the Conservation Congress that some aspects will be longer-term, like a comprehensive scientific study of the brain disease in wild and captive deer, and collection of input from Wisconsin's County Deer Advisory Councils. In the short term, Walker said hunters...
May 16, 2016 - 10:17am
May 13, 2016
Call for the wild
Cell phones prevent broken families — wild ones, that is.
May 13, 2016 - 8:13am
May 9, 2016
U.S. film star Depp mocks apology video over dog row
An Australian court let off his wife, actress Amber Heard, with a good behavior bond last month after she pleaded guilty to falsifying travel...
May 9, 2016 - 9:22am
May 6, 2016
No more Trouble: Duluth zoo's star brown bear headed to sanctuary
Trouble, an Alaskan brown bear who has been a popular part of the Duluth zoo since 2000, will be permanently moved to a bear sanctuary next ...
May 6, 2016 - 9:07am
April 28, 2016
Minnesota man sent to jail for not feeding animals on hobby farm
A west-central Minnesota man accused of mistreating over a dozen animals on a rural hobby farm has been sentenced to 60 days in jail and one year of probation, including a ban from possessing animals.
April 28, 2016 - 8:40am
April 27, 2016
American bison on track to becoming national mammal
The National Bison Legacy Act, which makes the designation official, was passed Tuesday by the U.S. House of Representatives.
April 27, 2016 - 8:42am
April 25, 2016
Wisconsin breeder arrested after dead, starving dogs found
A 68-year-old man faces possible criminal charges after authorities found dead and malnourished dogs at his breeding facility in western Wisconsin,...
April 25, 2016 - 11:39am
April 19, 2016
Wisconsin conservationists push for double-fencing of deer farms
A higher rate of chronic wasting disease among Wisconsin deer is prompting state lawmakers and citizens to call for more aggressive action to prevent the disease’s spread.
April 19, 2016 - 11:04am
April 18, 2016
Johnny Depp's wife cops good behavior bond as Australia ends 'war on terrier'
An Australian court let off the actress wife of Hollywood star Johnny Depp with a good behavior bond on Monday after she pleaded guilty to falsifying...
April 18, 2016 - 9:17am
April 13, 2016
'Dog Whisperer' Millan cleared in U.S. probe over cruelty
An animal cruelty investigation into celebrity dog trainer CesarMillan, known as the "Dog Whisperer," has ended and no charges will be filed,...
April 13, 2016 - 9:32am
April 8, 2016
First-time turkey hunters brave blustery weather
The Gitchee Gumme Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) held its 11th annual Learn to Hunt Turkey program April 1-3. The event drew 11 first-time hunters.
April 8, 2016 - 6:00am
March 17, 2016
Isle Royale narrows wolf study as just 2 remain on island
With just two wolves left alive on Isle Royale and little or no hope for the population to rebound naturally, National Park Service officials...
March 17, 2016 - 8:57am
March 8, 2016
Max makes tracks: Lake Superior Zoo bids adieu to 16-year-old cougar
On Monday, zoo officials announced that Max, a 16-year-old cougar that had been on exhibit in Duluth since 2011, was moved earlier that day to...
March 8, 2016 - 11:40am
February 26, 2016
$1,000 reward offered for information in Minnesota dog abuse case
A $1,000 reward is being offered after a dog was shot six times with a pellet gun near Avon, Minn.
February 26, 2016 - 8:38am