North West Wisconsin

  • 10,000 Ice Caves visitors boosting South Shore economy in big way

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    CORNUCOPIA, WI ( -- In a more conservative estimate, U.S. Park Rangers estimate that the Apostle Islands Ice Caves, near Cornucopia, saw over 10,000 visitors flood the site this weekend.

  • Thousands flock near Cornucopia for opening of Ice Caves

    Cornucopia, WI ( -- There are a lot of ways to describe the Ice Caves near Cornucopia Wisconsin, and by late afternoon on Saturday, more than 6,000 people had dressed up to see nature at its best. "People seem to be dressing appropriately this year so we are really pleased," said Operations Supervisor, Lance Twombly with the National Park Service.

  • Ways to stay warm, safe at the Apostle Islands Ice Caves

    CORNUCOPIA, Wis. ( -- The South Shore of Wisconsin is about to become a Mecca for tens of thousands of people from the Northland, and the nation, as the U.S. Park Service opens the Ice Caves for the masses Saturday. There are simple ways to guarantee your trip will be warm, safe, and unforgettable.

  • Gtac announces plans to close Hurley office

    Hurley, WI ( GTac, the proposed iron ore mining company in northwestern Wisconsin, has announced that its closing its main office due to investment uncertainties.

  • What colors do you see?

    London, U.K. ( -- It's stirring quite a debate; the dress and the discussion have gone viral.

  • Northland veteran's fight for VA benefits heads to Washington, D.C.

    Duluth, MN ( -- It's a battle still being fought by thousands of veterans. The number of pending appeals claims in the Department of Veteran Affairs system is, by some accounts, 10 percent higher now, than this time last year. One Northland veteran reached out to Kevin Jacobsen with his story, which has the attention of US lawmakers.

  • Drilling off of Ashland lakeshore not for fishing

    Ashland, WI ( -- Engineers were drilling holes off the shore of Lake Superior in Ashland on Thursday, and it wasn't for ice fishing. Geotechnical engineers are using a boring machine to collect lakebed samples where a permanent breakwater could be installed.

  • Wisconsin Senate approves right-to-work bill

    Madison, WI ( – The Wisconsin Senate has passed a right-to-work bill which Governor Scott Walker has said he will sign into law.

  • Wisconsin deer goals set for next three years

    Madison, WI ( -- Wisconsin Deer population objectives for the next three years were approved by the states Natural Resources Board in Madison on Wednesday.

  • Apostle Islands ice caves slated to open Saturday

    Bayfield, WI ( -- 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 between now and then.

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