Outdoor/Recreations

Wisconsin spring turkey season begins April 15

MADISON – Gov. Evers’ Safer at Home order recognizes outdoor activity as an essential activity. As such, the 2020 Spring Turkey Season will proceed without changes to the season dates or management zones under the Safer at Home order. Due to COVID-19, distance is critical. Social distancing – the practice of always staying 6 feet…

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Locals earn 2019-20 Basketball All-Conference Team honors

2019-20 DSC BOY BASKETBALL ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS FIRST TEAM Ed Hydukovich COL Sr. Gunnar Hurlburt DUR So. Simon Bauer DUR So. Cade Hanson EM Sr. Owen Schultz MON Sr. Aaron Borgerding SV Sr. SECOND TEAM Logan Knudtson BV Sr. Cole Seehaver COL Sr. Caden Berger DUR Jr. Ryan Bohl EM Jr. Luke Webb EPC So. Brandyn Hallquist GC…

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Apply for the 2020 Elk Hunt through May 31

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will accept applications for the 2020 elk hunting tags through May 31. This fall marks the third elk hunt in state history. Once widespread across North America, elk were eliminated from Wisconsin in the 1880s. Thanks to the support of many partners and the backing of Wisconsinites, the herd…

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Wisconsin falconer guilty of Lacey Act Violation

MADISON, WIS. – Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that James Kitzman, 69, Oak Creek, Wisconsin, pleaded guilty Monday, December 30, 2019 in U.S. District Court in Madison to conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act for his role in illegally bartering a northern goshawk.  This charge carries maximum…

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Former Minnesota hunting guide guilty of Lacey Act Violation

Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Jeff Althoff, 32, Greensboro, North Carolina, pleaded guilty Monday, December 30, 2019 in U.S. District Court in Madison to violating the Lacey Act by falsely labeling wildlife and transporting it across state lines.  This charge carries maximum penalties of one year…

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Keystone: ‘You kinda look like a deer’

Conservation Warden Clark Delzer was walking among the jammed parking areas surrounding a Shawano County public hunting area on opening day of the 2019 gun-deer season when he was a bit stunned by what he saw. “I see this dog running up to me,” Warden Clark said of a golden retriever that seemed to be…

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