Elk Mound

Sand Creek Chatter – 11-7-2012

Sandy Anderson drove to Champaign, IL on Oct. 26, to see her son and his wife, Britney, From there they drove together to St. Louis. They rode up to the top of the Arch, toured the Budweiser Brewery and an Art Museum Sandy stopped in Freeport on the way home to have lunch with Sue…

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Pedersen honored with Packer Award

ELK MOUND – After defeating the previously undefeated Glenwood City Hilltoppers back on Sept. 14, long time Elk Mound football coach Dan Pedersen was named the Green Bay Packers High School Coach of the Week by the Wisconsin National Guard.

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DNR online map shows 1.1 million private acres open to the public

MADISON—More than one million private acres classified as open for public use under a landowner-incentive program are easier for outdoor enthusiasts to find thanks to a new online state mapping tool unveiled today by Governor Scott Walker.  Earlier this year, the Governor directed the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to develop a mapping system as…

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DFI’s Division of Securities warns investors to watch for ‘Sandy scams’

MADISON – State securities regulators are warning Wisconsin investors to beware of potential “Sandy scams” in the wake of the widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy along the Eastern seaboard. “Scam artists have been known to try to profit in the wake of natural disasters,” said Patricia Struck, Administrator of the Division of Securities in…

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Slideshow helps identify a wolf from a coyote

MADISON – With the recent rule change allowing for the hunting of coyotes statewide during the gun deer season, combined with the ongoing wolf hunt, the Department of Natural Resources has developed a new resource to help hunters identify and be sure of their target before shooting.

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DNR scientist helps local officials prepare for weather

MADISON — For Sally Kefer, it’s changed from how a community responds after the flood to what the community can do to prevent that flood. It’s about analyzing the long-term local damage leveled on private homes and businesses, expensive infrastructure and public waterways by the weather – and then taking Mother Nature’s hint to adapt…

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