Going With the Flow: Waterfalls of the Northwoods

By Allison Burns, Correspondent The Northwoods is known for its natural beauty, including eagles soaring in the sky, towering pine trees, beautiful pristine lakes and bountiful wildlife. Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (the UP) offers numerous hidden treasures, including waterfalls. My colleagues and I have compiled a list that features only some…

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Joe Hovel – A Northwoods Conservationist

By Kim Swisher, Publisher Long-time residents of the Northwoods may recognize the name Joe Hovel. He has inspired many including me. My team at Kim Swisher Communications, LLC., and I began working with Joe in 2020 when he created the Northwoods Forest Conservation Handbook series. Karla Rosenberg, our graphic artist, did the layout, and the…

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Take a Hike in the Northwoods

Tips and Guides By Kathy Cutforth, Correspondent The Northwoods offers a variety of hiking trails to suit every taste, from easy walking paths to backwoods hiking requiring a map and compass. Fall can be an especially beautiful time to take a hike. Track the changing colors at the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s Fall Color Report.…

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The Northwoods Tourist Guide: Dog Edition

By Casey Reeves, Northwoods News Digital Journalism Intern Whether you are a local resident or a visitor of the Northwoods, it’s common to have your furry best friend in the car with you. Car rides can be fun for your dog, but sometimes they just need a little extra stimulation in their lives. After all,…

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Must See Wisconsin Roadside Attractions!

By Casey Reeves, Northwoods News Digital Journalism Intern Looking to go road tripping this year? Need some fun summer ideas? Wisconsin has you covered. In addition to being the “Cheese State” and the home to our beloved Packers, Wisconsin boasts many bizarre, colorful, and quirky attractions that you can visit that make perfect stops on…

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Oneida County Snowmobile Trails Will Not Open

Media Release from Oneida County Forestry Department  Upon further consideration and evaluation of trail conditions, the Oneida County Snowmobile Council has made the decision to keep the Oneida County Funded Snowmobile Trail System closed until further notice. The Oneida County snowmobile trails will not be opening at this time. The Oneida County Snowmobile Council apologizes…

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Proposal Would Extend Walleye Catch and Release Season to 2022

By the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public input on a proposal to extend the walleye catch-and-release regulations on the Minocqua Chain of Lakes in Oneida County. Each spring, the DNR conducts critical population estimates to determine if population goals have met their target as defined…

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