Beyond the Gridiron

Life as a Rebel

The Rebels from Moose Lake/Willow River haven't missed a state tournament in football since 2006, and have established one of the top programs in the Northland and show no signs of letting up.

Eyewitness Sports


  • Conservation Officer Report

    The Minnesota DNR provided the following summaries of last week's activities and observations by Conservation Officers:

  • Hunters Blame Brutal Winter For Expected Low Deer Harvest

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources expects this year's deer harvest will be one of the lowest in decades. But, that's by design.

  • Wisconsin DNR to Close First Wolf Zone

    Wisconsin wildlife officials are poised to close the first of six wolf hunting zones less than four days after the season began.

  • The fall colors were shining this week at Little Sand Bay in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Wis. DNR Outdoor Report

    Fall colors are now at or near peak through much of southern and central Wisconsin, though some areas are still reporting colors at only 50 percent, so good color may last through another week or more in some spots. In the north colors are past peak and strong winds and rain brought down a lot of leaves this week, but tamaracks are showing their golden glow and the oaks are in many shades of red, rust and brown.

  • Apostle Islands May Charge Fee to Visit Ice Caves

    The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is considering charging a fee to visit the ice caves in 2015, if they are accessible. The park announced the possibility on Wednesday. They said they did not make enough of a profit to cover the costs of the event in 2014. The public will have a chance to offer input at two October meetings.

  • Protesters to Shadow Northern Wis. Wolf Hunters

    A group of protesters plans to shadow wolf hunters in Wisconsin so they can observe their methods. The group, which calls itself the Great Lakes Wolf Patrol, released a statement saying 11 members are operating out of a base camp on public lands in northern Wisconsin.