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The foliage lays on the forest ground of the Whitewater Nature Preserve near Schwager Drive Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2021.

Monitoring the spread of CWD this deer season

Brian Gale, Arts & Recreation Journalist November 28, 2021

Hunters across the state are enjoying deer hunting season with bow and gun through the various special hunts that run into the winter. These hunters have their own traditions with family and friends. Sam...

Chris Hardie’s deer stand is ready for 2021 hunting season that opens Saturday, Nov. 20.

Making scents of deer hunting

Chris Hardie, Contributor November 14, 2021

I learned a new word the other day referring to the desire of hardcore deer hunters to be in their stand as the fall breeding season heats up. Apparently, a “rutcation” is when you set aside...

Jake Schumacher and his hunting party enjoy the rewards of a successful 2019 deer gun season hunt in Park Falls, Wisconsin.

The hunt is on

October 26, 2020

Winter may be famously known as the holiday season, but there’s another popular one as well: hunting season. Many hunters are already out in the fields and forests, while others prepare for the cold...

Top Stories for the Week of November 30th!

November 29, 2016

Take a sneak peek of this week's top stories of the Royal Purple. They will really fascinate you!

RP Outdoors: A reason for gun season

November 20, 2014

There’s something about the fresh snow, cold air and my frozen moustache that makes me incredibly nostalgic for gun-deer season. I’m not the only one who’s counting down. Luckily, I only have to...

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