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Kenosha News
March for Peace and Healingto lead a lantern release representing the officers and people of color who hav
March for Peace and Healing
Kenosha News / Posted 4 days ago
to lead a lantern release representing the officers and people of color who have died in recent events. CUSH is awaiting Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approval for the launch. The shooting of the police officers in Dallas was the... Read more
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News 8000
Colony of bats move into new home near I-90 bridge projectwork to complete a new Mississippi River crossing on I-90 this fall. The insta
Colony of bats move into new home near I-90 bridge project
News 8000 / Posted 4 days ago
work to complete a new Mississippi River crossing on I-90 this fall. The installations were requested by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources which determined a colony estimated at possibly 3,000 little brown bats were living... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“It’s hard to survive in that water:” Officials in Sheboygan reassess safety after 2 men die in Lake Michiganon Sunday night, the search was suspended. The search was resumed on Monday at
“It’s hard to survive in that water:” Officials in Sheboygan reassess safety after 2 men die in Lake Michigan
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
on Sunday night, the search was suspended. The search was resumed on Monday at 8:00 a.m. The search was done with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), which had multiple boats at the scene and numerous equipment to perform... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
St. Norbert students recovered from Lake Michigan identifiedThe fishermen suffered minor injuries. At about 9:45 p.m., the search was susp
St. Norbert students recovered from Lake Michigan identified
WAOW Wausau / Posted 5 days ago
The fishermen suffered minor injuries. At about 9:45 p.m., the search was suspended. It resumed Monday at 8 a.m. by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The DNR used sonar equipment to scan the water. The Milwaukee Police Department... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Online voting for DNR Stampsvoting is now underway for the Great Lakes Salmon and Trout Stamp and the Inlan
Online voting for DNR Stamps
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 5 days ago
voting is now underway for the Great Lakes Salmon and Trout Stamp and the Inland Trout Stamp contests organized by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. With 13 submissions including eight in the inland category and five in the Great... Read more
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News 8000
Holmen decides to build new waste water facilityScott Heinig. The continuous growth of Holmen was also a major factor in the b
Holmen decides to build new waste water facility
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
Scott Heinig. The continuous growth of Holmen was also a major factor in the board's decision. The village is expecting to pay off the new facility over 20 years. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources now has to ap... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
DNR: Second elk herd from Kentucky released in Jackson Countyefforts, 50 elk were released from the holding pen into the surrounding Jackson
DNR: Second elk herd from Kentucky released in Jackson County
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 9 days ago
efforts, 50 elk were released from the holding pen into the surrounding Jackson County forests, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. In March, Governor Scott Walker announced the arrival of the second elk herd from... Read more
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News 8000
Hayward, Rhinelander, Wausau considered for forestry officeThe Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has identified three cities as a
Hayward, Rhinelander, Wausau considered for forestry office
News 8000 / Posted 9 days ago
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has identified three cities as a possible new headquarters for its forestry division. The DNR says the division, now located in Madison, could be moved to Hayward, Rhinelander or Wausau. The State... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
At least 2 people have died in flooding caused by powerful storms in northern WisconsinNational Guard, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Wisconsin State Patrol,
At least 2 people have died in flooding caused by powerful storms in northern Wisconsin
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 10 days ago
National Guard, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin Department of Administration, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Department of Health Services. WEM Regional offices are on scene... Read more
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Daily Mail
Search underway for three young boys missing near abandoned minemine tunnels and thick woods, according to Dodge County sheriff's officials Cr
Search underway for three young boys missing near abandoned mine
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
mine tunnels and thick woods, according to Dodge County sheriff's officials Crews looking for the boys are using drones, a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources plane and thermal imaging to search for them. The Neda Mine is owned by the... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Green Bay woman drowns while tubingat this point have no indication of foul play, Sauve said. Agencies assisting
Green Bay woman drowns while tubing
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
at this point have no indication of foul play, Sauve said. Agencies assisting the sheriff's office included the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Town of Stephenson Fire Department, Crivitz Fire Department, Crivitz Rescue Squad,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Green Bay woman drowns in Peshtigo River while tubingby the sheriff's office and the coroner. Assisting the Marinette County Sherif
Green Bay woman drowns in Peshtigo River while tubing
The Mining Journal / Posted 13 days ago
by the sheriff's office and the coroner. Assisting the Marinette County Sheriff's Office at the scene were the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Town of Stephenson Fire Department, Crivitz Fire Department, Crivitz Rescue Squad,... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Woman drowns in Peshtigo Riverno indication of foul play, said Sauve. Investigation was continuing. Agencies
Woman drowns in Peshtigo River
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
no indication of foul play, said Sauve. Investigation was continuing. Agencies assisting the sheriff's office included the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Town of Stephenson Fire Department, Crivitz Fire Department, Crivitz Rescue Squad,... Read more
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Island Packet
Environmentalists challenge DNR sand mine pollution findingsA new Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources draft report wrongly concludes
Environmentalists challenge DNR sand mine pollution findings
Island Packet / Posted 14 days ago
A new Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources draft report wrongly concludes that sand mining operations don't produce fine dust particles and shouldn't impact human health, an environmental advocacy group contends. The DNR released a potential... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Bass biting, panfish catches steady; pike running smallholiday weekend's pleasant weather saw large increases in angling pressure acro
Bass biting, panfish catches steady; pike running small
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
holiday weekend's pleasant weather saw large increases in angling pressure across the Northwoods, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Panfish and bass produced erratic action, with rock bass and pumpkinseed showing... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Robert George Krizeneskyloved the Northwoods and was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed musky f
Robert George Krizenesky
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
loved the Northwoods and was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed musky fishing. During the summer, he worked at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Robert also worked as a chef at Dolhun's Resort & Supper Club and met his beloved... Read more
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The Washington Times
Technology does more to reduce environmental harm than emissions testssome of the worst smog problems in the nation and ethanol is notorious for incr
Technology does more to reduce environmental harm than emissions tests
The Washington Times / Posted 16 days ago
some of the worst smog problems in the nation and ethanol is notorious for increasing smog — especially in the summer. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources estimated that adding ethanol to gasoline does twice as much harm to air quality as... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Robert George Krizeneskyin Calumet, three years in Tomahawk and 21 years in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Dur
Robert George Krizenesky
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
in Calumet, three years in Tomahawk and 21 years in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. During the summers, he also worked for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Robert enjoyed his time in the U.P. and shared many stories with his family about... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Utility bills questioned in Norwayis vacant or a park, and is contiguous to the city. - Approved an annual resol
Utility bills questioned in Norway
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
is vacant or a park, and is contiguous to the city. - Approved an annual resolution allowing the city to send its wastewater sludge to Wisconsin farmers for fertilizer. The resolution is required by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Re... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Extra staffing on the river ensures safety during festivaloff one of these rafts or there's some obstruction under the water that you can
Extra staffing on the river ensures safety during festival
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 19 days ago
off one of these rafts or there's some obstruction under the water that you can't see," added Byerson. According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, operator inexperience, inattentiveness, recklessness, and speeding are the four... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Watching fireworks on the water is “awesome,” but ignoring the rules can spoil the holidayArthur Kleist with MPD's Harbor Patrol said. MPD's Harbor Patrol worked alongs
Watching fireworks on the water is “awesome,” but ignoring the rules can spoil the holiday
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 20 days ago
Arthur Kleist with MPD's Harbor Patrol said. MPD's Harbor Patrol worked alongside the Milwaukee Fire Department, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office and the United States Coast Guard. "We will... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Price County man, 82, killed in kayaking accidentto call for help from a nearby home. The name of the victim was not released p
Price County man, 82, killed in kayaking accident
WAOW Wausau / Posted 24 days ago
to call for help from a nearby home. The name of the victim was not released pending notification of family members. The accident remains under investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Price County Coroner's... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Python found wrapped around poodle missing after being tossed from windowthe people who filed that complaint,” Manitowoc County Sheriff Robert Hermann t
Python found wrapped around poodle missing after being tossed from window
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 25 days ago
the people who filed that complaint,” Manitowoc County Sheriff Robert Hermann told WBAY. Officials could not say whether the tenants will face charges. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources told WBAY that snake could be up to 10 feet... Read more
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Kenosha News
Public input helps name five parks in Pleasant PrairieFeet Wet Park,” now known as Lakeshore Park, was a suggestion by one resident w
Public input helps name five parks in Pleasant Prairie
Kenosha News / Posted 26 days ago
Feet Wet Park,” now known as Lakeshore Park, was a suggestion by one resident who noted a reference to compliance with a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources regulation, “which requires people to keep their feet in the water” to avoid... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Trout catches highlight fishing actionshe said. Anglers off of Peshtigo Harbor in Marinette, Wis., have been landing
Trout catches highlight fishing action
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
she said. Anglers off of Peshtigo Harbor in Marinette, Wis., have been landing walleye and catfish, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Mosquitoes and deer flies are out but some areas are reporting that so far, they... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Grand council chief disappointed with Waukesha water diversion decisionthe city’s original proposed water distribution area extending into four other
Grand council chief disappointed with Waukesha water diversion decision
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 30 days ago
the city’s original proposed water distribution area extending into four other communities that gained the blessing of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in December 2015 “did not clearly meet” all terms of the compact. Conditions added... Read more
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