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April 11, 2018
Apostle Islands quarter released
RED CLIFF, Wis. — Surveying the design of newly minted U.S. quarters featuring the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Rick Peterson suggested...
April 11, 2018 - 6:15pm
January 16, 2018
Apostle Islands sea caves remain closed
BAYFIELD, Wisc.—This month's frigid weather hasn't pushed the needle toward opening the popular, ice-coated Apostle Islands mainland sea...
January 16, 2018 - 6:23pm
August 19, 2017
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
BAYFIELD, Wis. — After a slow start to the lake trout season in Wisconsin waters of Lake Superior, especially in the Apostle Islands area,...
August 19, 2017 - 10:00pm
May 26, 2015
Sand Island docks closed
Severe storms last fall and winter severely damaged the public and National Park Service docks on Sand Island at East Bay. As a result, all docks at East Bay are closed in the interest of safety. An engineering study to determine the best location and design for a replacement...
May 26, 2015 - 7:00am
April 10, 2015
Apostle Islands celebrates century of National Park Service
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. Launched by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, Find Your Park is a public...
April 10, 2015 - 7:00am
March 7, 2014
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore generates millions locally
A new National Park Service report for 2012 shows 163,419 visitors to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore spend $24 million in communities surrounding the park. This spending supported 330 jobs in the local area. “Apostle Islands National Lakeshore provides premier cultural, natural...
March 7, 2014 - 7:00am
September 11, 2010
Man dies kayaking in Apostle Islands
A Minnesota man was found dead after a kayaking accident on Friday in the Apostle Islands area. The Coast Guard station in Bayfield reported a 45-year-old man was separated from the friend he was kayaking with on Friday and was reported missing. The pair were headed to Sand Island...
September 11, 2010 - 10:42pm
July 19, 2010
Foundations see increased support from residents
Charitable foundations have seen their portfolios take a big hit from Wall Street during this recession, but a Wisconsin group says individuals are coming forward to make up the difference. As it is, individuals in Wisconsin account for 80-percent of charitable giving. Donor...
July 19, 2010 - 10:43am
April 18, 2010
Historians express concern over islands artifacts
BAYFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- They are a pair of small, nondescript wood-framed buildings tucked away in an obscure corner of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore's mainland facility at Little Sand Bay. Behind the locked steel doors of the two structures is a treasure trove of artifacts...
April 18, 2010 - 6:30am
February 22, 2010
Apostle Islands subject to Wisconsin firearms laws
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore subject to Wisconsin firearms laws A change in federal law, effective today, allows people who can legally possess firearms under federal, Wisconsin, and local laws to possess those firearms in Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. The new federal...
February 22, 2010 - 11:50am
September 11, 2009
New quarter features Apostle Islands
Gov. Jim Doyle announced Thursday that the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore will be honored in the new United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters program honoring national parks. The America's Beautiful National Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008 requires the U.S. Mint to issue...
September 11, 2009 - 9:46am
September 9, 2009
Apostle Islands in for changes?
The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Lake Superior will become easier to explore under a plan to manage the park for the next 15 to 20 years. Yet some changes in store for the popular vacation spot drew opposition at an open house in Bloomington last week. The plan would move...
September 9, 2009 - 1:55pm
August 31, 2009
Visitors to this charming Wisconsin town get more than stunning views of Lake Superior
BAYFIELD -- First thing visitors to Bayfield notice is the view of Lake Superior. Its gleaming blue waters practically wrap the town, which, after all, is why many people visit in the first place. Other signs that this is among the sweetest of Midwest small towns include well-kept...
August 31, 2009 - 5:26pm
July 3, 2009
Apostle Islands offers lecture series
Madeline Island is presently the permanent home for about 300 people. It also attracts thousands of visitors each year. In summertime, visitors reach the island by car ferry or boat. A winter visit to the island means crossing the ice. Even though winter means dealing with cold and...
July 3, 2009 - 4:32pm