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Students from Sawyer County schools participated in the annual Conservation Speaking and Poster contests sponsored by the Sawyer County Zoning & Conservation Department Friday, Jan. 25. 

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move certain to re-ignite the legal battle over a predator that's rebounding in some regions and running into conflicts with farmers and ranchers, an official told The Associ…

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With almost two feet of snow falling in the past two weeks, more than 600 miles of snowmobile trails throughout Sawyer County are in great shape and getting groomed at least several times per week, the Sawyer County Snowmobile and ATV Alliance reported this week.  

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A 28.5-inch walleye, 32-inch northern, 13.75-inch crappie, 13.5-inch jumbo perch and a 12.5-inch bluegill were the largest fish registered during the 23rd annual Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin (WFNW) family ice fishing event Saturday, Feb. 16, on Lac Courte Oreilles. 

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The status of ongoing projects to improve fishing on Sawyer County lakes and rivers—from northern pike removal to musky stocking to “fish sticks” woody habitat enhancement and a survey of trout in the Namekagon River—was reviewed by Department of Natural Resources fishery biologist Max Wolte…

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The Hayward DNR fisheries team will meet with interested anglers at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at Hayward High School Auditorium to discuss local fisheries issues and present information on DNR fisheries projects. 

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The 13th annual Vintage Snowmobile Ride for Charity will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, starting and finishing at Trail’s End Resort on Lac Courte Oreilles.