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Ruffed grouse hunters can assist wildlife health officials in a multi-year study monitoring for West Nile virus in ruffed grouse by submitting samples from their harvested ruffed grouse. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is collaborating with the Minnesota and Michigan Departments of Natural Resources, the Ruffed Grouse Society and the Wisconsin Conservation Congress to conduct the study. Read more

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is expanding programs aimed at reducing the spread of chronic wasting disease. The agency announced it will offer cost-sharing to those who are willing to offer Adopt-a-Kiosk and Adopt-a-Dumpster programs across the state.

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The public will have an opportunity to provide input and comments on a proposed ruffed grouse management plan for Wisconsin in person at a series of public hearings as wells as online. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is drafting a ruffed grouse management plan that outlines obj…

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Derrick Moe of Cloquet, Minnesota finished first amongst 171 runners with a time of 17:53 at the Flambeau Hospital Evergreen 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Park Falls City Hall. Eleven-year-old Nora Starr finished first amongst females at 20:20.

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Outdoor Writers Association of America recently announced that newly elected board member Emily Stone of Cable was recognized as an award recipient during the 2019 OWAA Excellence in Craft Contests. This annual awards program recognizes and honors the best work of outdoor communicators who a…

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In light of new scientific data and concerns over future viability of the sharp-tailed grouse population in Wisconsin, the Department of Natural Resources will not issue hunting permits for the fall 2019 hunting season.

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Ten players from the Phillips Girls Soccer team received recognition from the Northern Lights Conference after concluding their 2019 spring season.

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Wisconsin's 2019 spring waterfowl population surveys indicate stable to increased numbers of the main species of breeding waterfowl as well as excellent wetland conditions, which should result in increased waterfowl production this year across most of the state.

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Six members of the Butternut/Mercer Pioneers baseball team earned Indianhead Conference honors for their performance this year. Pictured from left: John Lynch (honorable mention), Brendan BeBeau (honorable mention), Josh Brown (second team all conference), Jace Scherwinski (first team all co…

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The Chequamegon 10 and under and 12 and under softball teams traveled to Ashland Saturday, June 15 for tournament play. The 10U team took second place in its division while the 12U team went undefeated to win the championship in its bracket.

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The Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association held their annual Senior All Star Series June 17-18 in Wisconsin Dells, and Brooklyn Hanson and Hannah Borne of Chequamegon High School were named to the Division 4/5 Gray Team as shortstop and catcher, respectively.

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Lines of radishes trail neatly near young peas that climb wispily toward the light, and the green fuzz of new basil speckles the soil around sturdy tomato seedlings.