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UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge tosses out wolf hunting season
State report on Durand illnesses released
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
Erickson Oil acquired by CrossAmerica Partners
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PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Dec. 19, 2014
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher men's basketball team romps over Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Whitewater wins another Division III title
Ellsworth boys' basketball team snags first win
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers' Bulaga questionable for Sunday's game
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
It's a good fit, says pastor
Rommel recognized for 25 years of service to Shrine
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PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
Gregg E. Martin, 64
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
Neil C. Jones, 74
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
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December 2, 2009
Ron Keller and Casey (age six) and Cody (four) Paider, the sons of Bill Paider of Ellsworth, showed the nine-point buck Keller took on opening...
sports / outdoors
December 2, 2009 - 2:19pm
November 16, 2009
Thousands sound off on 16-day gun deer season
Thousands of people let state officials know what they thought of a longer deer hunting season in Wisconsin. The Department of Natural Resource's Keith Warnke said hunters generally don't like starting the gun season a week earlier than normal but there still seems to be more support...
November 16, 2009 - 9:00am
November 13, 2009
Hunters reminded to leave firewood at home
If you're setting up a deer camp, leave the firewood at home. Wisconsin still has restrictions on the movement of firewood, because the tree-killing emerald ash borer often travels in wood. Officials say it's common for hunters to haul firewood to their deer camps and the gun...
November 13, 2009 - 9:00am
Trophy buck poached, authorities claim
ST. PAUL -- Troy Reinke may have killed a record-setting buck last month in southeastern Minnesota. Goodhue County prosecutors on Thursday offered another description of the kill: poaching. The Cannon Falls man was charged with 13 counts, including gross over-limits of wild animals,...
November 13, 2009 - 7:24am
November 12, 2009
Hunters get ready for gun deer-hunt; few changes this year
Wisconsin hunters are gearing up for the Nov. 21 opening of the regular nine-day gun deer season. Some important changes for this year's hunt include: Most of the north and central forest region deer management units are designated as Regular Deer Management Units in 2009, so the...
November 12, 2009 - 3:52pm
November 11, 2009
Sales of deer hunting licenses are down by 11 percent
Sales of Wisconsin deer-hunting licenses are down by 11 percent for the upcoming gun season. The Department of Naturay Resources said 335,000 licenses were sold through Sunday, down from 376,000 at the same time a year ago. Officials recently warned hunters that this year's harvest...
November 11, 2009 - 9:28am
Hunter shoots exotic deer in Minnesota
A deer hunter in northwestern Minnesota shot what turned out to be an axis deer Sunday. An exotic species, axis deer are native to India. Stuart...
November 11, 2009 - 7:56am
November 9, 2009
DNR prepares deer hunters for prospects of a lower harvest
Wisconsin deer hunters are gearing up for the gun season which starts a week from next Saturday. And the DNR is trying to prepare them for the prospect of a lower harvest this year. Ecologist Keith Warnke says the fawn production has been below-average the past two years. And...
November 9, 2009 - 9:00am
Buck doesn't stop for Pawlenty
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty shot a small buck during the second Minnesota Governor's Deer Opener in 2004, but since then,...
November 9, 2009 - 7:01am
November 6, 2009
Hunting at 100: Wes Libbey ready to look for his buck
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- Wes Libbey can still remember the first buck he shot at. A big 12-pointer, he recalled. "I pulled up the trusty .38-55,"...
November 6, 2009 - 7:27am
Governor's Deer Opener is in Thief River Falls
One of the most anticipated dates on the outdoors calendar rolls around this weekend with the opening of deer season. It won't be long now. Minnesota hunters pull the trigger on another season Saturday morning. The opening of deer season is an event steeped in tradition. In northwestern...
November 6, 2009 - 7:16am
October 23, 2009
DNR is hearing complaints about longer deer hunting season
Not everyone's happy about the idea of a longer deer hunting season in Wisconsin. About 650 people have attended five public hearings on a proposal to extend the November gun season from nine days to 16. According to the DNR's Keith Warnke, people and groups have cited a number...
October 23, 2009 - 9:00am
October 22, 2009
Parts of southern Wisconsin have 40 percent more deer than the state's goals
Wisconsin deer hunters might not have to be up north to find that trophy buck. The Department of Natural Resources says the southern half of the state has at least 20 percent more deer than the department's recommended goals. And many spots in the southern third of Wisconsin are...
October 22, 2009 - 9:00am
Wisconsin hunters against changes to gun deer season
Traditions die hard. Many of the Wisconsin residents who turned out for a public hearing Wednesday night in Ashland said they don't want to...
October 22, 2009 - 7:44am