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Winter storm warning issued for most of the Northland
Updated: SMS event focuses on drug abuse trends, treatment
Snow winding down this morning; another storm expected this weekend
Tax bills clear assembly, giving payments to parents, Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Assembly approves increased penalties for illegal gun purchases, drunken driving
United States rock Sweden to win first gold medal (updated)
Yellowjacket men hold solid lead after day one of UMAC Indoor Championship
Flaherty suffers first loss at state wrestling tournament
Tigers' Kirkpatrick goes 1-1 Friday at state
Prep Playoffs - Feb. 23
Act now on guns: it's overdue
Kicking us when we are down
Winter Olympics, big thrills and big air
We must admit it: This is who we are
Legislators: Give Superior permission to grow
Bong Center hosts poetic pilot
Students perform at concert music festival
Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers for a day
Critter Harbor holds fundraiser at VIP
Jazz concert benefits breast cancer prevention
UWS performance shows 'Children of the Holocaust'
Frolic to relieve cabin fever
NFL Draft to air on FOX, reports say
'Hamilton' kicks off season at the Orpheum in Minneapolis
John Ahlberg Myers
Supporting Denny McNamara
Patricia Ann Carlson
Loretta Mae Rose
Steven D. Eastman
Jessica Rae Smith
Gail R. Peterson
April 9, 2014
Wardens polish airboat skills in prep of spring flood season
If you’re clinging to a treetop above rising flood waters filled with a lot of debris, the airboat with a trained DNR warden at the helm is your ticket to getting your boots on the ground.
April 9, 2014 - 7:00am
April 4, 2014
Superior investigates sewage overflow
A sewage overflow occurred last week at the city of Superior’s main wastewater treatment plant, 51 E. First St. The overflow lasted about 45 minutes on March 31 and 30 minutes on April 1, dumping about 375 gallons of wastewater. Superior Environmental Services Division personnel...
April 4, 2014 - 7:00am
March 19, 2014
Spring snowmelt and rain can contaminate private wells
As spring approaches, warming temperatures, snow melt, residual frozen ground and rain events all create conditions that can affect private wells and drinking water.
March 19, 2014 - 10:37am
Amnicon Falls faces off against other state parks in DNR's new Facebook contest
Sixteen of Wisconsin's lesser known and used state parks properties are ready to go head-to-head in the first ever "Wisconsin State Park Treasures"...
March 19, 2014 - 10:36am
February 28, 2014
DNR finalizes rules on hunting, trapping in state parks
The Department of Natural Resources Board has finalized rules banning gunfire across trails and traps that aren't dog-proof on state properties.
February 28, 2014 - 8:52am
February 27, 2014
Winter's grip won't release ice shanties; DNR hotline ready for anglers' calls
This winter is not going anywhere fast - and neither are some ice shanties regardless of what the Wisconsin laws say.
February 27, 2014 - 11:54am
February 25, 2014
DNR is unlikely to act as deer herd faces possible starvation
Deep snow and severe cold has some people concerned that the state’s deer herd will starve, and while Minnesota has begun an emergency deer feeding program, Wisconsin won’t follow suit.
February 25, 2014 - 11:16am
February 19, 2014
Warden Dave Oginski: The human tracker of Marinette County
Conservation warden by day. Human homing device by night.
February 19, 2014 - 12:44pm
February 7, 2014
Appeals court reinstates lawsuit
MADISON — A federal appeals court this week restored a deer hunter’s unlawful arrest lawsuit against a Department of Natural Resources conservation warden stemming from a 2005 altercation outside a deer registration station near Brule.
February 7, 2014 - 7:00am
January 15, 2014
GTAC challenges DNR over questions agency asked about proposed mine
Gogebic Taconite, the company exploring the Penokee Hills for a possible open pit iron ore mine, is pushing back against some requests made by the Department of Natural Resources.
January 15, 2014 - 10:02am
December 16, 2013
Lost in blowing snow, brother rescued
STOCKBRIDGE, Wis. (AP) — A man lost in the blowing snow on Lake Winnebago was rescued with the help of a Department of Natural Resources airplane. Two men were riding their snowmobiles across the lake Sunday afternoon and lost their way in the wind-whipped snow. When one...
December 16, 2013 - 9:10am
December 5, 2013
Wisconsin hunters took 7 percent fewer deer than last year
During the just-finished gun deer season, Wisconsin deer hunters shot 7 percent fewer deer than last year. A tough year for deer and a frigid opening weekend are being blamed for the drop. Preliminary numbers show hunters shot about 227,000 deer during this year's nine-day hunt....
December 5, 2013 - 8:27am
November 27, 2013
Dock-repair hearing in Superior brings out critics of oil shipping on the Great Lakes
Try as officials did to emphasize that a public hearing Tuesday was about shoring up a Superior Bay industrial dock, most speakers were having...
November 27, 2013 - 12:00am
November 26, 2013
Winds and cold bring slow start to gun deer season
Frigid temperatures and high winds are being blamed for a slow start to this year's gun deer season. Just over 110,000 deer were shot and registered during the opening weekend to this year's nine-day gun deer hunt. That's down about 18 percent compared to the same period last year....
November 26, 2013 - 2:27pm
Hearing in Superior will focus on dock rebuilding
A Department of Natural Resources hearing today in Superior will focus on the impact of rehabbing a dock, but environmental groups say the risks of shipping tar sands oil ought to be discussed. Elkhorn Industries is seeking a permit to rehab 700 feet of dock wall along the Superior...
November 26, 2013 - 2:20pm