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  • THREE LAKES-PHELPS TEAM WINS 1ST HIGH SCHOOL FISHING CONTEST
    Battling less-than-perfect conditions atop a frozen Thunder Lake, the Three Lakes-Phelps high school ice fishing team reigned supreme recently in what was the first of two Wisconsin Interscholastic Fishing Association (WIFA) events coming to the area this winter.
    Along with the
  • ICE FISHING CONTESTS SET THIS WINTER
    Communities and organizations throughout the North Woods are planning ice fishing jamborees this winter.
    Most of the ice fishing derbies are family-oriented events, offering prizes for the largest fish as well as door prizes. Participants should call organizers at the
  • FAT TIRE BIKE ADVENTURES EXPANDED AT LAMBO TRAILS
    MINOCQUA — Fat tire bike enthusiasts can head to Minocqua this winter, where they can ride 7 miles of trails developed and maintained by the Lakeland Area Mountain Biking Organization Inc. (LAMBO).
    During winter, LAMBO grooms these trails located on
  • DEEP SNOW
    Snowshoers deep in the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest in Sayner had to shake...
  • Jeff Althoff, 32, of Greensboro, N.C., a former Minnesota hunting guide, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Madison to violating the Lacey Act by falsely labeling wildlife and transporting it across state lines, according to  Scott Blader, U.S. attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin.

    The charge carries maximum penalties of
  • Upper Peninsula Trappers of District Three announce that the annual Beginning Trappers Workshop will be Saturday, Feb. 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (CST) at the Hermansville Community Center in Hermansville, Mich.
    While the target audience is youngsters, anyone is welcome including
  • Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) will host a snowshoeing event at the Tara Lila property beginning at the Currie Shelter near the parking area on Section 9 Road on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon. 

    NWLT staff will discuss what
  • FOREST SERVICE TRAILS OPEN
    Winter recreation trails on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest are open and ready for skiers, U.S. Forest Service officials announced.

    “The winter trails and associated facilities on the national forest lands are all open for the season,” said Tim Vetter, lands and recreation program manager for the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. “We would like to
  • North Country Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited (WTU) will sponsor a fundraising banquet Thursday, Feb. 6, at Eagle Waters Resort in Eagle River.
    Tickets are $45 for a single membership. There is a Feb. 1 deadline for tickets. No tickets will be sold at the door. All attendees will receive a WTU knife and entry into a drawing for
  • DNR names Krueger next chief warden
    A 22-year veteran of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Conservation Warden Service has been named the next chief warden, succeeding Chief Todd Schaller who will retire from the top law enforcement position after more than 30 years of public service.

    DNR Secretary-designee Preston Cole announced
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