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Wisconsin DNR Wants To Find Bald Eagle Killer

A reward is now being offered for information leading to the conviction of the person who shot and killed a bald eagle. The eagle was found on March 17 in a brush pile near the town of Forest, Wisconsin in St. Croix County.

06/16/2015

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5K Reward Offered For Information On Bald Eagle Shooting

A $5,000 reward is being offered for anyone with information on who shot and killed an American bald eagle in St. Croix County, according to the Humane Society of the United States.

06/15/2015

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Wisconsin DNR Struggling To Curb Sex At Nude Beach

Wisconsin authorities thought they could curb libidos at the state’s nude beach by closing it on weekdays, but citation data shows the move just shifted the hanky-panky to the weekends.

12/01/2013

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Experts Puzzled By Orange Pine Trees In Western Wis.

Evergreen trees in western Wisconsin – the Hudson area specifically – are dying. It may be related to the drought, but forestry specialists still aren’t sure why it’s so centralized. In Minneapolis’ Theodore Wirth Park, evergreens seem to be green and healthy. And the Minnesota DNR says they have not seen a dying evergreen problem on the state’s east side.

06/17/2013

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$1,700 Reward For Info On ‘Heinous’ Beheading Of Hibernating Bear

Reward money has now been tripled for information leading to the arrest of those involved in illegally killing a black bear. The bear was shot while hibernating in a culvert near Star Prairie, Wis., in February.

05/31/2013

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Wild Fires Rage In Northern Minnesota, Wisconsin

Firefighters in Minnesota and Wisconsin are battling several wildfires Wednesday that are taking over towns and destroying structures. As of Tuesday night, at least 25 wildfires had broken out in Minnesota Some of the biggest are in Red Lake, Park Rapids, Menagha and across the border in Wisconsin.

05/15/2013

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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 DNR Captures Record Lake Sturgeon

Think of it as Minnesota’s version of the hit TV show “River Monsters.” A giant lake sturgeon caught in the Minnesota River earlier this year by Jeremy Redberg was a sight to behold.

04/12/2012

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Trail Camera Captures Cougar In Central Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says a photo of a cougar taken in Juneau County is legitimate. The agency says two DNR wildlife biologists verified the photo, taken by a trail camera Sunday night.

10/21/2011

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Couple Stumbles Upon Alligator On Mississippi In Wis.

When you go camping, you expect to see wildlife. But how about a three to four foot alligator? Cheryl McKenna and her fiancé, Derrick Radke, thought the banks of the Mississippi near Prescott, Wis., would perfect for camping.

09/06/2011

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Wisconsin Family Mourns Loss Of Pet Deer

A Wisconsin family is dealing with the loss of a beloved pet. It’s a familiar story for many families. But that’s about all that’s common about a three-legged deer named Buddy, or the way he died.

05/19/2011