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October 18, 2009
14-year-old Wisconsin boy dies in ATV crash
KELLNERSVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- A 14-year-old Wisconsin boy is dead after the all-terrain vehicle he was riding apparently rolled on top of him and fractured his skull. The Manitowoc County Coroner says Jefferson Haupt was not wearing a helmet when the accident happened Saturday at the...
October 18, 2009 - 6:32pm
October 16, 2009
Season tickets available at Spirit Mountain
The leaves are beginning to turn and that means one thing - Spirit Mountain season passes are on sale. The season passes available at the same prices this year, but there are some new pass options. Spirit Mountain unlimited season passes are available for only $179. And, if you...
October 16, 2009 - 8:00am
October 8, 2009
Pink Ribbon Riders
Polly Nelson sat at the Circle Pines Bar and Grill in Gordon last October when she heard the sound of approaching ATVs. A large group of women, all dressed in pink, came rolling down the trail near the bar. They called themselves the Pink Ribbon Riders, and they were riding that...
October 8, 2009 - 10:21pm
September 25, 2009
OUTDOORS: Brule DNR Report
Much to many Northlander's delight, summer seems to be hanging on a little longer, giving people more time to soak up the sun, schedule one more camping trip, get out on the water or visit the cabin one last time before the cooler weather sets in. However, temperatures are forecasted...
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
OUTDOORS: Local program up for $20,000 award
This spring, the Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters spearheaded an effort to get more kids outdoors to enjoy nature. The group founded a new program called Canoes on Wheels (COW), which provides eight canoes along with life vests, paddles and a canoe trailer for schools and youth...
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2009
EAB threat leads to tougher firewood rules
There are now tighter restrictions on firewood being brought into the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Forest officials say, blame the Emerald Ash Borer. The tree-killing bug is now in several Wisconsin counties. Many hunters from those counties and other locations are expected...
September 3, 2009 - 7:37pm
August 23, 2009
Paddles just part of dragon boat races
A birch bark canoe worth about $600 was purchased by Ron Deters at age 7 in Flanagan, Ill. He and his brother used their paper route money for half the cost and asked their dad for the other half. Deters has been paddling ever since, which now includes coaching the Stone Dragons...
August 23, 2009 - 7:20am
August 19, 2009
Race offers meaning
Mary Shaw is a dragon boat veteran. For three years, the administrator of St. Mary's Hospital of Superior and Duluth Clinic-Superior dipped...
August 19, 2009 - 9:03am
July 28, 2009
Kayaking can be a very solitary activity. As the quiet craft slips through the water, paddlers can pass ducks or loons, sneak up behind a swimming...
July 28, 2009 - 3:21pm
July 10, 2009
Programs for youth teach kayak skills
Superior and Douglas County youths looking for adventure still have time to sign up for summer kayaking and climbing camps offered by the University of Wisconsin-Superior's Outdoor Adventure Program. Youngsters ranging in age from second grade through high school can take part in...
July 10, 2009 - 3:16pm
June 25, 2009
County board designates highway ATV routes
All-terrain vehicle enthusiasts now have more places to ride. The Douglas County Board last week approved 13 sections of county highway for ATV use. The approval comes in spite of Sheriff Tom Dalbec's refusal to sign off on the use of county roadways for ATV use because of concerns...
June 25, 2009 - 6:35pm
June 16, 2009
A local gunslinger made a name for herself June 7 in Stevens Point. Cathy Mattson, a.k.a. Connecticut Cat, proved she was the fastest draw in...
June 16, 2009 - 8:26pm
June 6, 2009
Bayfield woman who climbed 7 summits to get party
BAYFIELD (AP) -- A Bayfield woman with multiple sclerosis who has climbed the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents will get a welcome back celebration in northwestern Wisconsin. Lori Schneider reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 23, completing all of the Seven...
June 6, 2009 - 11:28pm
June 4, 2009
Committee ID's possible ATV routes
With some give, some take and a couple tweaks, 14 segments of county highway connecting existing routes and trails moved closer to opening for ATV traffic during a Douglas County Highway Committee meeting Wednesday. "It's a good day," said Supervisor Dan Corbin, a member of the Northwest...
June 4, 2009 - 8:09pm
Proposed ATV sites
The following routes were approved by the highway committee at Wednesday's meeting: Highway A, Pioneer Trail to Hunter's Lane, one mile; Highway B, Otto Road to Najt Road, .2 miles; Highway B, Church Road to Hallberg Road, one mile; Highway D, Brietzman Lake Road to Gandy Dancer...
June 4, 2009 - 8:08pm