February 7, 2013 in New Richmond News
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin has dealt a blow to a group of Town of Forest residents hoping to stop the installation of a wind turbine farm in northeast St. Croix County.
October 11, 2012 in New Richmond News
If Highland Wind Farm developers get their way, 41 turbines will be installed across that rural township landscape by the end of next year. A large number of local residents are up in arms over the idea. Still others are perfectly fine with the plans.
June 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The forest features 9 acres of more than 80 evergreens, a couple natural hiking trails and plenty of deer and wild turkeys. Continue Reading
May 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Crews this afternoon are battling a fast-moving forest fire just outside Ely that apparently started when a vehicle drove over a downed power line. Continue Reading
May 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic
RENO, Nev. Smokey Bear has done such a good job stomping out forest fires the past half-century that a woodpecker that’s survived for millions of years by eating beetle larvae in burned trees is in danger of going extinct in parts of the West, including South Dakota.
March 30, 2012 in New Richmond News
About 20 residents of the Town of Forest attended last week’s St. Croix County Health and Human Services Board meeting to seek help in their fight against a wind farm proposal. Continue Reading
November 21, 2011 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) The Black Hills National Forest will use half a million dollars from the U.S. Forest Service to continue its battle against the mountain pine beetle epidemic. Continue Reading