MADISON - On Saturday, area deer hunters and residents can hear the final Deer Trustee proposals.
This meeting is the first opportunity for the public to hear the summary of the proposals.
366,700 deer were killed between the archery and 9-day firearms seasons last year.
Folks are welcome to ask questions and give their opinion. Saturday's meeting is at the Dreyfus Center on the UW-Stevens Point campus.
It runs from 10-2pm. There is also a live webcast if you are not able to make it.
The proposal report-outs will take place from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at UW-Stevens Point Dreyfus University Center, 1015 Reserve Street. This portion of the meeting will also be live webcasted for those who are interested but are unable to attend in person.
There will be a question and answer session where all attendees, in-person or online, will have the option to submit questions after the presentation.
"We hope for good participation in this peer-to-peer sharing of proposals," Lobner said. "The DNR has been the ears in this process. The public has been the voice, and the public has assembled the proposals."
Though the report-out section of the meeting runs an hour, the entire meeting will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees are welcome to sit in with the action teams as observers and listeners prior to the report-outs, where public input and questions will be welcome.
This meeting marks the seventh time the action teams have met since March.
From here, rules will be drafted by DNR based on the action team implementation proposals.
EAGLE RIVER - When school starts up again in the fall, buses usually fill with kids.
But Parsons of Eagle River car dealership is filling buses with school supplies for their second annual Fill the Bus fundraiser.
The car dealership began collecting school supplies last week for their month long fundraiser to benefit kids in the Northland Pines and Phelps school districts.
"Last year our new car manager, Brandee, and some others sat down and came up with this idea to help the local schools. It was such a success last year we decided to try it again this year," said Parsons Eagle River co-owner Jenny Gretzinger.
RIVER FALLS - A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand.
Three Square Market, also known as 32M, says it expects about 50 employees to take advantage of the technology. The chips are the size of a grain of rice and will be implanted underneath the skin between the thumb and forefinger.
VILAS COUNTY - When Dee Burlingame walks into the Sayner Cemetery, she walks to the very back of it, near the wooded area.
"When we bought that plot we did so laughing and saying that the deer would come and run across us," said Burlingame.
Dee and her husband of more than 34 years, John Burlingame, have called Sayner their home for many years, even though they met in Cleveland, Ohio. But about a year ago, Dee's life took an unexpected turn.
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