In partnership with the Wisconsin Trappers’ Association, the Department of Natural Resources has adjusted trapper education course requirements for the 2020 season so adults and youth can earn their certification online or through a correspondence course.
About 300,000 Wisconsin taxpayers have yet to file state income tax returns that would normally have been due and payable April 15, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue announced Monday, June 15.
A team of nearly 30 Wisconsin National Guard troops was sent Saturday to the Milwaukee County House of Corrections in Franklin to establish a mobile COVID-19 testing site to collect specimens from staff and inmates there.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today that more than 215,000 FoodShare households will be receiving additional benefits. These benefits will help those Wisconsin families stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Slowing sales during the global COVID-19 pandemic have slowed lottery ticket sales, according to the Mega Millions Consortium, an organization that also includes the Wisconsin Lottery.
One year ago Wisconsin allowed citizens to participate online in its tradition-bound fish and wildlife hearings for the first time in the hearings’ 85-year history.
Three candidates are vying for a non-partisan seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. They are Edward Fallone, current Dane County Circuit Court Judge Jill Karofsky and incumbent Daniel Kelly. The primary election is Feb. 18, with the two candidates receiving the most votes advancing to the gen…
With bald eagles soon nesting across Wisconsin, state conservation biologists are hoping citizens can once again provide “eagle eyes” for new nests not known to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
A North Carolina man and former Minnesota hunting guide pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Madison to violating the Lacey Act by falsely labeling wildlife and transporting it across state lines. This charge carries maximum penalties of one year in prison and a $100,000 fine.
BLACK EARTH — Deer heads arrive in individual black plastic bags at Wisconsin’s CWD processing station just south of Black Earth, Wis., each fall, and depart in head-filled dumpsters a few days later after providing two tissue samples from their spine/brain intersection.
One hopes Rep. Jesse Kremer, R-Kewaskum, is our lone lawmaker so detached from science, fossil records, human history and reality itself to believe the Earth is 6,000 years old.
TOMAHAWK – For the eighth year, I reviewed in detail the tracking data from this year’s wolf count. The wolf count is conducted each year from December through mid-April, when the wolf population is at its lowest point. The count consists of data from tracking collars and on-the-ground coun…
A two-car collision east of Cornell at the intersection of STH64 and CTH G claimed four lives and injured five others Satruday, May 25. A mini-van traveling north failed to stop/yeild at the intersection and struck a pickup truck hauling a trailer.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced $900,000 in grants under the Wolf Livestock Demonstration Project Grant Program. Grants will be distributed to the states of Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin.
WASHINGTON – President Obama, in the waning days of his administration, has commuted the sentences of another 98 individuals in federal prisons – including 42 persons originally sentenced to life in prison.