MILWAUKEE - The Green Bay Packers say they have posted a record $43 million in profit over the last fiscal year.
As the NFL's only public team, the Packers have to release a financial report each year. The team provided its 2011-12 numbers Tuesday.
The Packers reported records for total revenue ($302 million) and net income ($42.7 million). Team officials credit the fact that Green Bay played the season as the defending Super Bowl champs and opened the season 13-0.
Packers president Mark Murphy says it helped that labor issues were resolved just before last season's training camps kicked off, meaning fans didn't miss anything.
The revenue figures don't include the $64 million raised through a six-week stock sale around the Christmas season.
MINOCQUA - “This disease is called the great imitator for a good reason,” says Jeff Waite.
Lyme disease can be good at hiding.
“Lyme disease is a bacterial type infection spread by a spiral keet, which is also considered a parasite. And it can be carried in the spit glands and intestinal track of ticks in this area. Particularly the deer tick," said Dr. Kurt Landauer.
EAGLE RIVER - The initiative will help to rebound what's thought of as a suffering walleye population by adding hundreds of thousands of the fish to Wisconsin lakes.
The project could improve fishing for the state's most popular game fish and tourism in the state. George Langely, a local fishing guide at Eagle Sports bait shop in Eagle River, says walleye fishing isn't what it used to be.
"The walleye population has pretty much suffered in the last twenty years and it's really nice to see Madison recognizing that and taking some steps to do something about it. It will take a while but it's a great start."
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