Bob Willging http://wxpr.org en Sixty Years Ago, A Bloody Gun-Deer Season http://wxpr.org/post/sixty-years-ago-bloody-gun-deer-season <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wisconsin’s gun deer season is approaching. &nbsp;It’s a time when many hunters across the state look forward to getting away from the pressures of work, spending time in the woods. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But as </span>WXPR’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Bob </span>Willging<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> relates in today’s History Afield essay, the 1942 murder of a conservation warden in Florence County had deer hunters in northeast Wisconsin anything but relaxed.</span></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bob Willging 10963 at http://wxpr.org Sixty Years Ago, A Bloody Gun-Deer Season 1930 Deer Revolt: When Oneida County Took On the State http://wxpr.org/post/1930-deer-revolt-when-oneida-county-took-state <p>We’re heading into November, and that means deer hunting will soon be in full swing.&nbsp;</p><p>It’s a cultural phenomenon in the state, with deeply rooted traditions that go back 100 years or more. While there has been much change in Wisconsin deer hunting over time, controversy and disagreement have never been far away.</p><p>In the first of a series we’re calling History Afield, WXPR Contributor Bob Willging has the story of one of the oddest deer hunting political battles of the last century.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bob Willging 10025 at http://wxpr.org 1930 Deer Revolt: When Oneida County Took On the State