On Air Now

Current Show

The Rush Limbaugh Show   11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Call The Rush Limbaugh Show at 1-800-282-2882.

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
70° Feels Like: 70°
Wind: NNE 7 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Partly Cloudy 74°

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 51°

Tomorrow

Mostly Sunny 77°

Alerts

Chippewa Indians begin night hunt for deer

by
Sheboygan County deer kill increases
Sheboygan County deer kill increases

MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - For now at least, nealry 75 Chippewa Indians will be allowed to go deer hunting at night.

The state DNR has asked a federal judge to halt the practice, saying it’s too dangerous to shoot rifles in the dark.

Sue Erickson of the Great Lakes Indian Fish-and-Wildlife Commission says her group planned to file a legal response today to the DNR’s action.

Last week, the commission told Chippewa tribal hunters they could go hunting after dark – starting tonight – in the ceded territory throughout northern Wisconsin.

The hunters must first be certified in the marksmanship proficiency.

Erickson said 74 hunters from five tribes have qualified.

Comments