A legislative committee has decided to allow Wisconsin wildlife officials to lift restrictions on the state's elk hunts in the Clam Lake and Black River regions. The number of permits is currently limited to 5 percent of the elk population.
Officials say the moose population in Michigan's western Upper Peninsula continues to inch upward. A recently completed aerial survey estimated the herd at 509 animals in a core area that includes parts of Marquette, Baraga, and Iron counties.
Whether it comes to playing alongside your brothers, playing with your cousins, or being coached by your dad, when the North Woods boys basketball team takes the court, it's almost like a family reunion.