hunting http://wxpr.org en The Mysterious Death of Edward Keeler http://wxpr.org/post/mysterious-death-edward-keeler <p>Hunters and trappers spend a great deal of time alone in the woods, and outdoor activities in remote areas have their share of inherent dangers. &nbsp;</p><p>Those dangers were even more apparent in the 1930s, a time of limited communication, large tracts of remote country, few heavily traveled roads, and the occasional gangster, moonshiner or poacher.</p><p>In today’s History Afield, Bob Willging tells the story of one man’s mysterious death in the woods in 1931.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:08:57 +0000 Bob Willging 12390 at http://wxpr.org The Mysterious Death of Edward Keeler Second Wolf Season Draws Near http://wxpr.org/post/second-wolf-season-draws-near <p>The state&rsquo;s wolf hunting season begins next week. &nbsp;People hoping to harvest a wolf have already applied for and received their permit.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About 2500 permits were awarded in mid-August based on a lottery system. &nbsp;</span>DNR<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Carnivore Specialist&nbsp; David </span>MacFarland<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the number of applications dropped from 20,000 last year, to less than 17,000 this year.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 21:59:43 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 8996 at http://wxpr.org Second Wolf Season Draws Near