Posts by Burnett County Fun

A Burnett County Bow Hunting Harvest

By: Kim Wheeler Grantsburg, WI I grew up in a family of sportsmen.  Both of my brothers hunt, and they are passionate about it.  My father loved to hunt and fish, but he passed away when I was 12 years old. I know that if he had lived longer, he would have taken me hunting when…

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National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Happy National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week! We are extremely grateful to the Humane Society of Burnett County for their love for animals and continuous dedication to the community. The HSBC is in the process of transitioning from their current shelter on Midtown Road in Siren to their much larger facility, The Peggy Schilling Animal Adoption…

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A Morning on the Yellow River…

Photo and Essay by Kim Wheeler, Burnett County Resident   Rising before dawn I dressed hurriedly, filled my thermos with hot coffee, and tiptoed out of the cabin careful not to wake anybody.  I made my way down to the shore of the river in the dim light and untied my canoe, already loaded with…

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Resources for Burnett County ATV/UTV Riders

Burnett County is home to over 50 miles of summer trails,  approximately 80 miles of frozen ground ATV/UTV trails and 120 miles of winter use trails. The trail system spans across townships, each with their own set of ordinances for routes and road usage. REMEMBER it is a rider’s responsibility to familiarize themselves with the rules…

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4 Miles and 3 Bridges added to the ATV Trail System

Additions include a 690′ boardwalk Burnett County’s summer-use ATV/UTV trails expanded just a bit more this year – adding to our 50+ mile system. A new, 4-mile stretch of Trail 45 between Broeffle Rd. and North River Rd. southwest of Danbury is now open to summer ATV/UTV use.  This stretch of trail was previously limited…

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Local students’ art showcased at March show

Story submitted by Harriet Rice Outstanding artwork by students from five area high schools will be exhibited March 9-10 at Tesora/Northwoods Crossing Event Center.  The show, sponsored by the Burnett Area Arts Group (BAAG)  celebrates National Youth Art Month. “This new event provides community members an opportunity to appreciate the talents of outstanding high school…

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