Northern Wisconsin News
121 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Body Of Louis Bickel Found in Bayfield Co. Lake

Body Of Louis Bickel Found in Bayfield Co. Lake | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
On Saturday March 28th, 2015 at 11:18 PM, the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the wife of an overdue ice fisherman, Louis (Lou) Bickel, whom had gone ice fishing on Perch Lake...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Mercer, WI Listed In Top 20 Coolest Towns In America

Mercer, WI Listed In Top 20 Coolest Towns In America | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
When I think of Mercer I think of the Capone's. Who doesn't? More accurately, if you know the area's history, who doesn't? I think there are still a few distant Capone relatives scattered throughou...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

11,000 Ice Caves visitors boosting South Shore economy in big way (VIDEO) ... #icecaves

11,000 Ice Caves visitors boosting South Shore economy in big way (VIDEO) ... #icecaves | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
CORNUCOPIA, WI (NNCNOW.com) -- In a more conservative estimate, U.S. Park Rangers estimate that the Apostle Islands Ice Caves, near Cornucopia, saw nearly 11,000 visitors flood the site this weeken...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Thousands flock to Bayfield for opening of the Ice Caves (VIDEO) #icecaves

Thousands flock to Bayfield for opening of the Ice Caves (VIDEO) #icecaves | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
Bayfield, WI (NNCNOW.com) -- There are a lot of ways to describe the Ice Caves in Bayfield Wisconsin, and by late afternoon on Saturday, more than 6,000 people had dressed up to see nature at its b...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Apostle Islands ice caves slated to open Saturday (VIDEO) #icecaves

Apostle Islands ice caves slated to open Saturday (VIDEO) #icecaves | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
Bayfield, WI (NNCNOW.com) -- US Park Rangers have determined the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore ice caves will open to the public Saturday, as long as there is no significant weather event betw...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

John Unger, owner of dog "Schoep" in 2012 viral picture gets new best friend (VIDEO)

John Unger, owner of dog "Schoep" in 2012 viral picture gets new best friend (VIDEO) | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
BAYFIELD, Wis. (NNCNOW.com) -- The name John Unger is synonymous with Schoep the dog, but now there's a new four legged friend in the mix. Read More at Northland's News Center Powered by WPeMatico
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Frozen Waves On The Great Lakes (Amazing Photo's)

Frozen Waves On The Great Lakes (Amazing Photo's) | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
Global Warming anyone? We could all use a healthy shot of that, eh? Too bad it's not real. It's been so cold that waves have actually frozen on Lake Huron near Mackinaw Island. Check out these amaz...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Skiers swarm the finish line in Hayward for the Swix American Birkebeiner (VIDEO)

Skiers swarm the finish line in Hayward for the Swix American Birkebeiner (VIDEO) | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
HAYWARD, Wis. (NNCNOW.com) -- The Swix American Birkebeiner kicked off in earnest this morning, in Cable, and ended with Italian skier Sergio Bonaldi claiming first place in the men's division. Ame...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

BREAKING: American Birkebeiner Winners Are...

BREAKING: American Birkebeiner Winners Are... | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
Italian skier Sergio Bonaldi, the winner of the 2013 Birkebeiner, led the pack up Hayward's Main Street to win the 2015 Swix American Birkebeiner. Women's champion is American skier Holly Brooks. R...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

More Great Lakes Ice Now, Than Last Year (PHOTO'S)

More Great Lakes Ice Now, Than Last Year (PHOTO'S) | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
If you told people that there is more ice on the great lakes now, than there was a year ago at this time, most would probably have a hard time believing it. But it's true. The lakes are now 82.3% i...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Gtac-Penokee Hills Mining News In Review…Ending 02.07.2015... #wimine

Gtac-Penokee Hills Mining News In Review…Ending 02.07.2015... #wimine | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
Here are your latest headlines throughout 2015 to date. [View the story "Gtac-Penokee Hills Mining News In Review For 2015" on Storify]
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Obama Seeks $50 Million Cut in Great Lakes Restoration Effort

Obama Seeks $50 Million Cut in Great Lakes Restoration Effort | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama's proposed budget for 2016 seeks a $50 million cut in a multi-year program to clean up the Great Lakes. Read More at WDIO Powered by WPeMatico
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Yesterday's Polar Plunge was a good time! (VIDEO)

Yesterday's Polar Plunge was a good time! (VIDEO) | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
The 2015 Polar Bear Plunge took place Saturday, March 7 at the Bayfield Pavilion. Read More Powered by WPeMatico
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Hurley Residents, Mayor React to GTac Office Closure (VIDEO)

Hurley Residents, Mayor React to GTac Office Closure (VIDEO) | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
People in northern Wisconsin are reacting to news that Gogebic Taconite has shut the doors of its local office. GTac's proposed iron ore mine in the Penokee Hills has been the talk of the town sinc...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Apostle Islands Ice Caves Open for Short Season with Growing Popularity (VIDEO) ... #icecaves

Apostle Islands Ice Caves Open for Short Season with Growing Popularity (VIDEO) ... #icecaves | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
This time last year the Apostle Islands Ice Cave season was about to wrap up, but this year, it's just getting started, and the shorter season had crowds flocking to the attraction for its opening ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Gtac-Penokee Hills Weekly Mining News In Review…Ending 02.28.2015... #wimine

Gtac-Penokee Hills Weekly Mining News In Review…Ending 02.28.2015... #wimine | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
Here are your latest headlines throughout 2015 to date. [View the story "Gtac-Penokee Hills Mining News In Review For 2015" on Storify]
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Take the shuttle from Cornucopia #icecaves

Take the shuttle from Cornucopia #icecaves | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
Take the shuttle from Cornucopia - park in town and leave from the community center. You can stay warm while you wait and there are restrooms inside. Be sure to stick around and enjoy the area's re...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Great Lakes ice cover may set record this week

Great Lakes ice cover may set record this week | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
So tell me again about this global warming thing, I'm not quite sure I get it. You mean all this cold, which could set a great lakes record for ice cover is caused by a warming planet? You know whe...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Car - prisoner van collision send 5 to hospital in Ashland

Car - prisoner van collision send 5 to hospital in Ashland | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
A car-van collision sent five people, including prisoners being transported in the van, to Memorial Medical Center for evaluation Sunday evening. Police said it was believed that there were no seri...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Not yet for the ice caves... #icecaves

Not yet for the ice caves... #icecaves | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
Rangers checked the ice at the ice caves today and verified that it does NOT yet meet the park's minimal standards for opening the caves. Poor ice conditions were found in numerous caves and along ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Great Lakes Ice Cover Now Up To 85%

Great Lakes Ice Cover Now Up To 85% | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
On February 19th we (The Navigator Online) reported that the ice cover on the great lakes had reached 82.3%, which was up from the previous year. In the 48 hours since, an additional 2.7% of the gr...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Lake Superior Up To 91.5% Ice Cover

Lake Superior Up To 91.5% Ice Cover | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
Will the big lake freeze over, or not? With very cold temperatures predicted through the weekend, it is possible. Right now the big lake is 91.5% ice covered. Hat tip for this post and graphic goes...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

Child porn bust turns into marijuana bust in Iron River

Child porn bust turns into marijuana bust in Iron River | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
IRON RIVER, Wisc. (NNCNOW.com) -- Bayfield County authorities issued a search warrant on two Iron River people on suspicion of child pornography. Read More at Northland's News Center Powered by WPe...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Captain Queeg
Scoop.it!

GTAC may construct smaller pits to reduce impact on wetlands in its proposed mine

GTAC may construct smaller pits to reduce impact on wetlands in its proposed mine | Northern Wisconsin News | Scoop.it
Mining company Gogebic Taconite is looking at several smaller pits for its proposed iron mine in order to reduce its impact on wetlands there. Read More at the Price County Daily Powered by WPeMati...
more...
No comment yet.