Area Sports

An Outdoorsman’s Journal – 11-14-2012

Hello friends, One of my best friends, that is not an animal, is made of jack pine and oak forests, as well as, many marshes and flowages.  It covers over two hundred square miles of area that is owned by the public and this fall I have been exploring it for 41-years in a row.

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Bonte member of Luther College Wrestling Team

DECORAH, IOWA – Garrett Bonte, a 2010 graduate of Glenwood City High School, is a member of the Luther College wrestling team. Bonte is a returning starter for the Norse at the 165-pound and 173-pound weight class. He finished last season with a 31-9 overall record and a fourth place finish at the Iowa Conference…

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Colfax boys return solid core from state tournament team

Although the Colfax boy’s basketball team lost four players via graduation from a team that won back to back conference championships, a regional and sectional championship and a trip to the state tournament last year, they return three starters to build around this season.

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Farm Bureau: Hunters, landowners must heed trespass law while hunting

MADISON – The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation wants to make sure hunters and rural landowners are aware of Wisconsin’s trespass law for the upcoming deer hunting season. “Good communications between hunters and rural landowners can help ensure a safe and enjoyable hunting season,” said Paul Zimmerman, Farm Bureau’s Executive Director of Governmental Relations.  

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Hunting in Wisconsin continues to get safer

MADISON — It’s no accident that hunting in Wisconsin is a safe, fun activity for the entire family, according to Conservation Warden Jon King, who heads the Department of Natural Resources Hunter Education Program. “And it is getting safer with each year,” he says. Wisconsin has a fatality rate per 100,000 of 0.28 percent when…

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Crossbows now allowed to hunt deer during gun deer season

EAU CLAIRE – Any hunter now can use a crossbow during any Wisconsin gun deer season, including muzzleloader, under the authority of their gun deer license and gun deer carcass tags, under new rules approved this year that apply to gun seasons only. An archery license still allows hunting only with a bow and arrow,…

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