Barron County Geographic Information System specialist Rhonda Sukys was awarded the Friend of Wisconsin Land Surveying Award from the Wisconsin County Surveyors Assn.
Barron County's 210-mile snowmobile trail system closed Monday after a short riding season of just over 3 weeks. Trail conditions quickly began to deteriorate over the mild weekend, and extensive thawing is occurring this week as temperatures soar into the 50s. The county trail system opened…
Women interested in learning winter outdoor activities are invited to Crex Meadows Wildlife Area near Grantsburg to spend a day setting up a winter camp, trekking on snowshoes and ice fishing.
Birkie Fever Bash is planned during Birkie Week at Hayward to raise funds for the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation's plans to purchase land and improve the start area of the annual Birkebeiner ski race.
One belted kingfisher, a pair of trumpeter swans, two horned larks and hundreds of Canada geese, mallard ducks, starlings and crows were among the 2,486 birds counted by 11 birdwatchers in Rice Lake's first Audubon Christmas Bird Count in nearly 40 years.
The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is looking for volunteers to help stage its annual cross country ski race and other events during Birkie Week in the Hayward area.
Getting through winter and getting ready for spring is the focus of a pair of shop classes over the next month at Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum in Spooner.
A virtual hike of the Tuscobia Trail between Haugen and Birchwood will be offered at the annual meeting of the Superior Lobe Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance on Friday, Jan. 30, in Rice Lake.
When Don Peterson finally pulled the trigger, figuratively, on a hunt in Alaska, whether or not he pulled his rifle's trigger on his 2-week trip above the Arctic Circle wasn't important to him.