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2014-12-04

Wolf harvest season coming to an end

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announces the closure of Wolf Harvest Zones 6 and 3 to hunting and trapping of gray wolves, effectively ending the third modern-era wolf harvesting season. The natural resources board established the harvest quota of…

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Fitzgerald says open debate on right-to-work unavoidable in Wisconsin

The top Republican in the state Senate says the Legislature “cannot avoid engaging in an open debate of Right to Work,” so he plans to take up the issue early next session. Appearing on conservative Milwaukee radio host Charlie Syke’s…

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Official Capitol Christmas tree is displayed in the rotunda

A 40-year-old balsam fir from Rhinelander takes center stage in the rotunda of Wisconsin’s statehouse, standing approximately 30 feet tall, according to Capitol groundskeeper Steve Green. The conifer was dragged into the building on Monday and then erected, stabilized, filled…

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DNR closes wolf hunt Zones 6, 3 on Friday

UPDATE: The 2014-2015 wolf harvest season will end on Friday. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources closes Wolf Harvest Zone 6 to hunting and trapping of gray wolves effective Friday, 8 a.m. Zone 3 will close tomorrow at noon. At…

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Annual report highlights ‘Trouble in Toyland’

Potentially dangerous toys are still sitting on store shelves across the state, according to a report from the Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group. The group recently released its annual “Trouble in Toyland” report, which looks for products available in stores…

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DNR closes wolf hunt Zone 6 on Friday

The 2014-2015 wolf harvest season is a little closer to being over. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources closes Wolf Harvest Zone 6 to hunting and trapping of gray wolves effective Friday, 8 a.m. Five wolf harvest zones are now…

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Whitetails Unlimited says Wisconsin deer herd will rebound

Wisconsin hunters killed the fewest number of deer during the nine-day gun season in 32 years, but the head of one group says that’s not too concerning. Whitetails Unlimited President Jeff Schnkton believes the harsh winter killed a lot of…

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Wisconsin Rep. Tom Petri proposes federal gas tax increase

When it comes to pushing policy, perhaps nothing works like a cardboard cutout of President Ronald Reagan. Wisconsin Republican, congressman Tom Petri and Oregon Democrat Earl Blumenauer had the Gipper on hand as they proposed an increase in the federal…

posted 2014/12/04 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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