Wisconsin Outdoor News

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 14, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Jan. 19, 2019: North WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Stevens Point. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548. Jan. 19, 2019: Wisconsin West WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Red Wing. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Jan. 23, 2019: Lower Wisconsin River WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dorf Haus Supper Club, Sauk City. For…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 30, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Dec. 1: WTU Banquet, 6 p.m., All Star Lanes Banquet Hall, La Crosse. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Jan. 19, 2019: North WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Stevens Point. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548. Jan. 19, 2019: Wisconsin West WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Red Wing. For more info call…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Nov. 30, 2018

Northern Region Ashland area While on patrol in October, warden Amie Egstad, of Bayfield, received information about a burned-out car in the Bayfield County Forest. Upon finding the vehicle, Egstad contacted the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Department. A deputy arrived at the location. The burned car had actually been reported as stolen within the previous two days in Douglas County. Evidence…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Nov. 16, 2018

Northern Region Antigo team Warden Curt Butler, of Merrill, with assistance from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, investigated an illegal deer complaint in the early morning hours of Sept. 27. The investigation revealed that three individuals had been involved in shining and shooting deer that night, using lights and a compound bow. One deer was hit with an arrow, but…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 16, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Dec. 1: WTU Banquet, 6 p.m., All Star Lanes Banquet Hall, La Crosse. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Jan. 19, 2019: North WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Stevens Point. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548. Jan. 19, 2019: Wisconsin West WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Red Wing. For more info call…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 2, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Nov. 2: South Central Wisconsin WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Peppercorn Banquets, Monroe. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Nov. 3: Flambeau WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Lanes Bar & Eatery, Park Falls. For more info call Dianna Schultz, 715-762-4413. Nov. 7: Western Monroe DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Club 16, Sparta. For more info call Bill Ruhling, 608-343-6501. Nov….

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Nov. 2, 2018

District 1 — Ashland area Wardens Phil Brown, of Iron River, and Mark Little, of Spooner, contacted two individuals in an UTV for failure to have a rear plate on the UTV. Brown and Little discovered that the UTV was not registered, the operator didn’t have a nonresident trail pass, there was no rear plate on the UTV, headlights weren’t…

Campground hosts, volunteers Pat and Jerry Cornelius receive award from Governor Dodge State Park

Pat and Jerry Cornelius (center) accept an award from David Borsecnik and Kathleen Gruentzel at Governor Dodge State Park. (Photo by Jerry Davis)Who says folks from Illinois aren’t friendly, giving and respectful of their neighbor to the immediate north? Pat Cornelius and her husband, Jerry, both 73, have been volunteering at Governor Dodge State Park for several months each summer…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 19, 2018

District 5 — Lower St. Croix area Warden Paul Sickman, of St. Croix County, received information in September about a woman interested in selling owl parts to be used spiritually and to be sold as art. Sickman contacted the woman and educated her about laws governing owls and took enforcement action. Wardens Isaac Kruse, of St. Croix County, and Kyle…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 19, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Oct. 20: Big 4+ WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Keyes Peak Ski Lodge, Florence. For more info call JoAnne Smith, 715-674-2020. Oct. 25: Great Lakes WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Barkers Island Inn. Superior. For more info call Jim Shabert, 218-391-0470. Oct. 25: Stevens Point WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shooters Dining & Recreation Facility, Plover. For more info call Marc Stalter,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 5, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Oct. 6: Colfax Sportsmen’s Club, 6 p.m., Whitetail Golf Course, Colfax. For more info call Peggy Richards, 715-704-0493. Oct. 6: Roche-A-Cri WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., The Cedar Shack, Adams. For more info call Becky Kirsenlph, 608-564-3021. Oct. 6: Rock River Rescue Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Turner Hall, Watertown. For more info call Tom Beyer, 920-988-6965. Oct. 11: Crivity-High Falls WTU…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 5, 2018

District 1 — Ashland area Wardens Phil Brown, of Iron River, and Matt Koshollek, of Drummond, were asked in August to assist the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department in a search for an individual who was reported to have been stabbed. After a lengthy search involving neighborhood canvasing, witness interviewing, and use of a search-and-rescue dog, a report of an individual…