-- Lake Superior has lost about 20-percent of its most abundant large fish over the last 30 years, as the average water temperature has warmed by two-and-a-half percent.
The St. Croix Sportsman’s Alliance will sponsor a free kids fishing contest on Saturday afternoon, June 8, at Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake, north of Willow River State Park, from 3-5:15 p.m.RELATED CONTENT
The second annual Goliath Challenge, a 5K obstacle race, is Saturday, May 18, at the Badlands Snopark in Hudson to raise funds for Feed My Starving Children.RELATED CONTENT
St. Croix County will host a County Parks Open House Day Sunday, June 2, for all park visitors.RELATED CONTENT
The Department of Natural Resources has established a hotline which residents potentially impacted by the Germann Road Fire in Douglas County can call to learn about the status of their homes and property. Meanwhile firefighters continue to extinguish hotspots and shore up fire lines.
Hudson Sports and Civic Center Ice Arena will be the site of a gun show on from 3-8 p.m. Friday, May 17, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 18.RELATED CONTENT
-- Wisconsin’s wolf population has stopped growing – and it might have dropped slightly after last year’s inaugural hunting season.
If spring-time should finally arrive, honey bee colonies start to build-up their numbers and if they run out of space in their hive, they swarm. The public should not be alarmed if they see or come across a swarm of honey bees. They are doing what honey bees do and are not remotely interested in humans. In fact before leaving their hive the bees fill up their stomachs with honey and are rather mellow; their sole intention is to find a new home to build-up a new colony.RELATED CONTENT
-- By all accounts, Harry Roberts loved his job and did it well.
The Stillwater, Minn. man -- an off-duty Washington County Sheriff's Department supervisor -- was struck in the face, neck and shoulder by pellets fired by a White Bear Lake, Minn., man who was hunting in the Town of Somerset early Tuesday, April 30.RELATED CONTENT
T.S. Elliot’s poem, The Waste Land, starts, “April is the cruelest month…stirring dull roots with spring rain.”RELATED CONTENT
Western Wisconsin News
-- Two Wisconsin wardens with the Department of Natural Resources have found the body of a snowmobiler who went missing two months ago.
-- None of the more than 2,300 deer tested for chronic wasting disease in three specific areas of Minnesota have tested positive for the disease, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports.
BALDWIN - Property owners in Pierce and St. Croix counties interested in making their land wildlife friendly are invited to attend the annual "Habitat Handout Day" and receive free spruce trees, wildlife friendly shrubs and seed for wildlife food plots.RELATED CONTENT
-- Cabela’s inaugural National Walleye Tour Fishing Tournament will launch Friday at Bay Point Park in Red Wing.