Area Sports

Cast Away: Kids 15 and under fish for free!

In Wisconsin, kids 15 and under fish without a license every day. So do anglers born before 1927. For everybody else, a variety of license options can get you out on the water quickly and easily. Get your license to relax and enjoy what Wisconsin has to offer! Getting your first license or just visiting?…

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Wearing a life jacket saves lives

It’s peak boating season, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds boaters that wearing a life jacket could save your life. To date, 16 people have died in boating incidents so far this year in Wisconsin. Operator inexperience, inattention, recklessness and speeding are the four leading causes of tragic watercraft crashes, and the…

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Lew father and son participate in WFCA all star game

by Marlys Kruger Recent Elk Mound graduate Nate Lew officially completed his high school career by playing for the North Small School team in the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All Star Classic game.Lew played as an inside linebacker and recorded a solo tackle and an assisted tackle to help his team win 17-14 over the…

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Colfax athletes take medals at national match

Two members of the Colfax Sportsmen’s Club Scholastic Action Shooting Team claimed medals at the Scholastic Action Shooting Program’s 2021 National Match in Marengo, Ohio. Alex Johnson proved that big things can come in small packages, according to Jim Nosker, head coach. Johnson took first place in rookie division for Optic Rifle and for Pistol…

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UW-Madison announces 2021 spring graduates

MADISON – Just over 7,600 students received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison on May 8, including students from your area. Among the graduates are: • Jonathan Talberg of Boyceville, College of Letters and Science, Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, Graduated with Distinction • Jordin Jarvis of Glenwood City, College of Letters and Science, Bachelor of…

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Outdoors For All: Explore the outdoors with adaptive equipment and all-terrain wheelchairs

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is committed to providing exceptional outdoor recreation opportunities for people of all abilities. DNR adaptive equipment rentals and all-terrain wheelchair reservations through Access Ability Wisconsin (AAW) help ensure that everyone can make memories and learn new skills in Wisconsin’s outdoors. Wisconsinites have access to seasonal adaptive equipment at…

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DNR launches webpage to provide information hub for special well casing depth area in Towns of Hudson and Warren in SC County

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the launch of a new webpage and informational resources for residents in St. Croix County affected by private drinking water wells contaminated with trichloroethylene (TCE), a volatile organic compound (VOC). The new St. Croix special well casing depth area (SWCDA) webpage includes information on…

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Fayerweather named Division 4 softball player of the year

It was an honor that caught the recent Glenwood City graduate completely by surprise. Delanie Fayerweather has been named the 2021 Division 4 Softball Player of the Year for the state of Wisconsin by the Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association (WFSCA). The announcement was made following the annual senior all-star game that was played last…

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Fayerweather and Oehlke play in senior all-star softball games

WISCONSIN DELLS — Glenwood City softball seniors Delanie Fayerweather (catcher) and Madelyn Oehkle (pitcher) participated in the Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association’s (WFSCA) Senior All-Star Games held at the Woodside Sports Complex in Wisconsin Dells last Tuesday, July 13. The Hilltoppers’ duo played two games against teams made-up of athletes from both Division 4 and…

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