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DNR Warden Spots Icebergs On Lake Superior

It may be June, but a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources warden discovered some icebergs still afloat in Lake Superior near Madeline Island on Friday. DNR Marine Warden Amie Egstad spotted the floating ice – which was covered in resting seagulls – while doing a routine check of commercial nets in the largest of the Great Lakes.

06/07/2014

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Snowmobile Hits Ice House In Western Wis., Woman Killed

A 21-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night for driving a snowmobile drunk and crashing into an ice fishing house on a western Wisconsin lake, leaving a female passenger dead, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

01/16/2014

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Wisconsin’s Largest Wolf Hunt Zone To Close

Wisconsin’s largest wolf-hunting zone is about to close, leaving only a single zone open just three weeks into the season.

11/06/2013

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Girl, 13, Dies After Accident During Snowmobile Training

Authorities said a 13-year-old girl died Sunday at Gillette Children’s Hospital after injuries suffered Saturday in a western Wisconsin snowmobile accident during a safety training course. Officers were called to the parking lot at Osceola High School at about 9:11 a.m. Saturday on a report of the accident.

10/28/2013

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DNR: Man Mauled By Bear In Wis.

A man who was attacked by a black bear in northwestern Wisconsin is recovering at a hospital in the Twin Cities.

06/18/2013

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DNR: Man Mauled By Bear In Burnett County

A man who was attacked by a black bear in northwestern Wisconsin is recovering at a hospital in the Twin Cities. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says the man was attacked while out in his yard near Shell Lake Monday about 9:30 p.m.

06/18/2013

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Wildfire Forces Wis. Douglas County Evacuations

A fast-moving wildfire is growing in northwestern Wisconsin.

05/14/2013

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Wis. Officials Say Bear Poached While Hibernating

Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources believe a bear was killed while hibernating, and are offering a $500 reward to find out by whom.

05/01/2013

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Wisconsin Wolf Hunt Underway Amid Controversy

Wisconsin’s first wolf hunting season is underway, and like in Minnesota, it’s not without some controversy.

10/15/2012