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June 27, 2019

RASTA Rally held at Washburn Lake trail area
Joe Belanger III taught his son, Joey, to ride a bike when he was four years old, and it didn't take much. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 22, 2019

Naural Reaction: Students get fired up at Nicolet College
The winds were howling on the Point at Nicolet College on the evening of June 12. The peninsula that juts out from the campus into Lake Julia was about the toughest place in Oneida County that night to try to start a fire, but that was just fine for the group I was with as they were there to put their fire making skills to the test, and the gusty breeze only added to the challenge. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 22, 2019

Walleyes for Tomorrow improves spawning habitat on Lake Minocqua
Walleye habitat on Lake Minocqua received a ton of help this past week, literally, as 180,000 pounds of rocks were placed into Stacks Bay on Tuesday to form a fresh spawning bed for walleye. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 22, 2019

Central Wisconsin River Series coming to Willow Flowage this weekend
The Central Wisconsin River Series anglers from across the state have been fishing in the Northwoods for several years now, but they will head to the Willow Flowage this weekend for only the second time. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 22, 2019

Lake Where You Live: Making wakes
Go to any meeting these days where lake issues are discussed and you're all but guaranteed to hear two words: Wake boats.
Saturday, June 22, 2019

The mysterious ways of wolves
Over the centuries humans have established a fascinating bond with dogs. The two species don't share a language, yet have an uncanny ability to accurately understand each other's moods, mannerisms, and movements. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Natural Reaction
The trees were flush with fresh leaves at the Little Turtle Flowage outside of Mercer last Saturday, which resulted in a beautiful, gleaming green border surrounding the wetlands, but made for tough birding conditions. It's not that the birds were not there. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 15, 2019

NRB hears 2019-2029 bear management plan
Hunter interest in black bear hunting is still growing, even in a time when interest in other types of hunting is waning. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 15, 2019

A great day for fishing
A simple day fishing can do wonders for the spirit. It can set the soul of an angler as free as the fish they pursue. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 8, 2019

Natural Reaction
A few days ago I was leaving the laundromat when, on the way to my car, a songbird darted out from a nearby bog and landed next to my feet. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 8, 2019

Deer season antlerless quotas approved by board
Late last month the Natural Resource Board (NRB) was presented with information regarding antlerless deer quotas and recommendations from the County Deer Advisory Committees (CDACs). (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 8, 2019

natural reaction: A fresh look at AIS
Last Wednesday, Arbor Vitae-Woodruff School (AV-W) hosted a lakes convention featuring some local researchers on aquatic invasive species (AIS). The gymnasium floor was filled with presentations on a variety of invasive species and the impact they have on both the Great Lakes and local waters. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Kemp Station hosts wolf presentation
Being the dairy state, Wisconsin is home to thousands of herds of cattle. As a heavily forested state of the north, it is also home to over 900 wolves, and with both animals on the landscape, they're bound to run into each other. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 1, 2019

River trippers
Howard and Madelynn Schmidt of Adams walk from where they portaged their kayaks Friday, May 24, 2019 to get some lunch at a restaurant on Kemp Street.
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Anglers reminded to pull the plug on invasive species
Most of Oneida County's boaters and anglers are old pros at pulling plants and animals off their boats at the landing to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Snowmobile Hall of Fame gets a tune-up
On the side of the road leading to the Snowmobile Hall of Fame (SHOF) in St. Germain a sign reminds visitors the fist snowmobile race took place the day the second snowmobile was built. And while there is no memorabilia from that mythic race at a the SHOF, there is seemingly some from every race thereafter. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Northwoods Invitational a hit in Harshaw
High school clay target shooting is popular. (subscriber access)
Saturday, May 25, 2019

Natural Reaction
Unlike the slow grandeur of the sunsets they scatter through, bats are a fleeting beauty. (subscriber access)
Saturday, May 25, 2019

UW-Madison students get northern exposure at Kemp Station
No one is having a more wild time at camp this summer than the University of Wisconsin-Madison students currently staying at Kemp Station south of Woodruff. (subscriber access)
Saturday, May 25, 2019

Inaugural Rod Gaskill Memorial Bass Tournament to be held on Boom Lake
The inaugural Rod Gaskill Memorial Bass Tournament will be held on Boom Lake on Saturday, Aug. 17. (subscriber access)
Saturday, May 18, 2019

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