Specialized Wound Care at Spooner Health
Specialized Wound Care at Spooner Health

Be Fire Smart: Elevated Fire Danger Expected This Weekend

Stay vigilant as elevated fire danger is expected Friday and into the weekend particularly in the northern part of the state.

Natural Connections: Curious Cottontails

"700 words later, just look at how productive staring out the window can be!"

Spongy Moth Aerial Spraying To Begin In May

Counties scheduled to receive aerial treatments include: Barron, Burnett, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn.
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Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Protect Yourself From Tick Bites

You can limit your chance of contracting Lyme disease and other illnesses spread by ticks by following these tips to avoid tick bites.

Northwest WI Regional Construction Update - May 2, 2022

Road construction project updates for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.

Wisconsin Family Finds Rare Fern Not Seen In 90 Years

Volunteers Make Record-Setting Discoveries.

Natural Connections: Prairie Fire

Doing controlled burning around the house helps to reduce the danger from unplanned fires, and even reduces exposure to tick-borne diseases.

Northwest WI Regional Construction Update - Apr. 25, 2022

Road construction project updates for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.

Natural Connections: Turkey Vultures

Turkey vultures are well-adapted to purify themselves and the Earth.

Governor Evers Approves Resurfacing Project On WIS 70 In Washburn County

Project includes replacing culverts, constructing a bridge at Crystal Brook east of Spooner

Northwest WI Regional Construction Update - Apr. 18, 2022

Road construction project updates for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.

Natural Connections: Spring Reminders: Pollinators And Oak Wilt

Foresters and Fisheries biologists from the DNR used oak wilt-infected wood to create fish cribs this winter. The cribs will create habitat while preventing the spread of pathogens.

DNR Announces Changes To Northern Wisconsin Walleye Regulations For 2022 Fishing Season

The DNR today announced that new fishing regulations will go into effect on numerous northern water bodies.

Northwest WI Regional Construction Update - Apr. 11, 2022

Road construction project updates for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.

Be Bear Aware: Hear From Experts April 19 For Tips On How To Co-Exist With Bears

DNR invites the public to attend the Bear Aware Webinar at 6p on April 19 to learn about living among black bears.

Natural Connections: Chipmunks

Eastern chipmunks emerge from their winter burrows at the first sign of bare ground and warming temperatures.

DNR Seeking Public Comment On 2022 Deer Season

Help Shape Deer Hunting In Wisconsin.

Be Fire Smart: Spring Is Wildfire Season In Wisconsin

Special Notice To Sawyer, Washburn, Bayfield, Price, Vilas, Oneida, Forest, Florence, Marinette, Langlade, Oconto and Menominee Counties.
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Wisconsin Tornado And Severe Weather Awareness Week Is April 4-8

On April 7, Wisconsin will conduct its annual statewide tornado drill at 1:45p and 6:45p.

Barron Co. Officials Remind Drivers To Stay Safe This Construction Season

"Highway workers work very hard on doing great work for their communities, and just like you they want to make it home at night to their families."

Local Construction Updates - Apr. 4, 2022

This week’s updates from WisDOT on road construction projects for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.
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Natural Connections: Golden Eagles In NW Wisconsin

The best chance to see golden eagles in Northern Wisconsin is during spring migration.

Natural Connections: Spring: A Season Of Disasters

"During this recent ice storm, the buds and twigs of this beaked hazel were encased in ice. Because the buds were still dormant, they will likely be fine."

Natural Connections: Ice Storm: Beauty And Destruction

The ice-covered trees from the recent storm are stunning in their beauty and devastating in their destruction.
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