MISSOURI | MDC AND WISCONSIN DNR PARTNER TO RESTORE MISSOURI’S RUFFED GROUSE

JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are working together to help restore Missouri’s ruffed grouse population. MDC’s plan is to trap and relocate 300 grouse from northern Wisconsin to the River Hills region of east-central Missouri over a three-year period (2018-2020). The goal is … Continue reading MISSOURI | MDC AND WISCONSIN DNR PARTNER TO RESTORE MISSOURI’S RUFFED GROUSE

DETROIT | Hammer vs Shields: Women’s blockbuster fight is on

DETROIT— Two-time Olympic champion Claressa Shields will face unbeaten Christina Hammer of Germany in a middleweight unification bout Nov. 17 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Shields (6-0) holds the IBF and WBA titles at 160 pounds, and Hammer (23-0) has the WBC and WBO belts. Hammer has dominated the women’s middleweight division throughout this decade, … Continue reading DETROIT | Hammer vs Shields: Women’s blockbuster fight is on

United States | Religious Freedom in Ukraine

United States – The United States strongly supports religious freedom, including the freedom of members of groups to govern their religion according to their beliefs and practice their faiths freely without government interference. The United States respects the ability of Ukraine’s Orthodox religious leaders and followers to pursue autocephaly according to their beliefs. We respect … Continue reading United States | Religious Freedom in Ukraine

United States | United States Continues To Assist Venezuelans in Need

United States – Vice President Mike Pence announced today at the 73rd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, NY, more than $48 million in additional humanitarian U.S. assistance for Venezuelans affected by the man-made crisis in Venezuela. This funding will help provide affected Venezuelans with emergency food assistance, safe drinking … Continue reading United States | United States Continues To Assist Venezuelans in Need

TORONTO | Assault charge against pitcher Roberto Osuna dropped

TORONTO  — An assault charge against pitcher Roberto Osuna has been dropped. In exchange, he agreed Tuesday to a one-year “peace bond,” requiring him to not contact the woman and to continue counseling. Osuna, formerly with the Toronto Blue Jays and now with the Houston Astros, was charged in May with assault in a domestic … Continue reading TORONTO | Assault charge against pitcher Roberto Osuna dropped

WISCONSIN | Baiting, feeding bans extend to far NE Wisconsin

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – Wildlife baiting and feeding bans – designed to slow the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease in wild deer populations – are now in place in Marinette and Florence counties for the first time. CWD is a fatal, contagious disease that affects deer, elk and moose. This past June, testing revealed a … Continue reading WISCONSIN | Baiting, feeding bans extend to far NE Wisconsin

WISCONSIN | 2018-19 deer hunting season aging plan for Iron County

MERCER, WISCONSIN-  In cooperation with local businesses, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will collect deer heads for deer aging during the 2018 archery and gun hunting seasons. If you harvest a deer, please consider submitting the head. Information collected by cooperators and the DNR staff is used to help assess the age structure within the … Continue reading WISCONSIN | 2018-19 deer hunting season aging plan for Iron County

EAGAN, Minn. | Vikings DE Griffen remains out with mental health trouble

EAGAN, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen remains away from the team indefinitely because of mental health trouble that boiled over the past week. Coach Mike Zimmer said Tuesday that Griffen will not travel with the Vikings for their game Thursday against the Los Angeles Rams. Griffen was held out because of a … Continue reading EAGAN, Minn. | Vikings DE Griffen remains out with mental health trouble