Have you ever wondered how the Upper Peninsula of Michigan came to be… why it's a part of Michigan, and not Wisconsin? Gary Entz has the story for this week's A Northwoods Moment in History. Listen ...
A Rhinelander man faces a possible long prison term and six people in Forest county are facing a variety of charges after a large drug bust. The Department of Justice undercover investigator and the ...
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Former Wisconsin Governors Republican Warren Knowles and Democrat Gaylord Nelson have their names on a fund that helps governments afford land purchases. The legislature created the Knowles-Nelson ...
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We all had to spring forward recently, a move that extends the afternoon daylight. In this week’s Wildlife Matters, the Masked Biologist examines the impact of photoperiods on living things including ...
A retired DNR biologist says the state should revisit the idea of paying hunters for each Chronic Wasting Disease positive deer they shoot. Mike Foy says the "Pay For Positives" was the idea two ...
Unemployment ticked up slightly in January in the Northwoods. State Labor Market economist Mitchell Rupp in Wausau gives January’s numbers… “Forest is at 6.3(percent), Langlade is at 4.7, Lincoln 4.0, ...
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A ten-year state management plan for black bears is in the works, and the DNR is asking for public input. Two meetings are scheduled soon in this region. DNR large carnivore specialist, Scott Walter, ...
The Oneida County Board will be forming a committee to look into the possibility of the county buying all or part of the Foster and Smith property that soon will be mostly vacated. Petco announced ...
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Governor Evers this week let stand a Walker administration decision on what are known as wedding barns. The state allows groups like those having a wedding or get together to buy liquor and give it ...
The Ironwood/Hurley area can get up to 200 inches of annual snowfall, in part due to their close proximity to Lake Superior. This makes for great skiing, but it was only recently that a youth-based ...
The preliminary recommendation of the Vilas County DNR Deer Advisory Council (CDAC), meeting in Boulder Junction last week, was to continue the position to maintain the deer population, allow ...
The push for biofuels is causing serious environmental damage, according to a new report. The Renewable Fuel Standard was intended to reduce reliance on oil imports and cut air pollution. It requires ...