Wisconsin River


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Wisconsin River

A river, about 700 km (430 mi) long, flowing from north-central to southern Wisconsin then west to the Mississippi River. The Wisconsin Dells, a portion of the river located south of Wausau before it turns west, is a popular resort area known for its sandstone rock formations.
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Noun1.Wisconsin River - a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
Badger State, WI, Wisconsin - a midwestern state in north central United States
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The Wisconsin River upstream of Stevens Point offers good smallmouth action in both the free-flowing reaches and in flowages.
Our farm was on the Wisconsin River and many summers were spent on it.
My parents live on the river, so swimming in the Wisconsin River if it was summer and if not ice skating on it.
C0ULS0N (University of Wisconsin River Falls), 91, died Jan.
A three-mile, four-lane connection to Wisconsin State Highway 64 from the new bridge had to be built, as did an overpass near the interchange of Wisconsin River Road and County Highway E.<br />And the historic Stillwater Lift Bridge had to be preserved for use by cyclists and pedestrians.<br />More than 600 workers were on the project at its peak.
The book later shifts to Derleth-related sites, like the villages of Sauk City and Prairie du Sac, and the Wisconsin River sites that Thoreau-inspired Derleth wrote about in his work Walden West.
(4) RHC controls River Bank and Wisconsin River Bank, both of which operate only in Wisconsin.
In addition to being the headwaters of the Wisconsin River, the lake was also home to the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, who had been harvesting rice from the lake's five large wild rice beds for hundreds of years.
While this book focuses on the July 1814 siege of Prairie du Chien, an important fur trade route on the Wisconsin River, during the War of 1812, it also gives years of background on the conflict and the region, with special focus on the impact of the conflict on the daily lives of European Americans and Native Americans, especially the fates of the tribes that were enlisted as allies by the US and the British.
(AP) -- Life rarely presents a single moment representing the fulfillment of creativity, hard work and cooperation of a large group of vastly different people, but it did on a recent morning at a fishing pier on the Wisconsin River.
Conservationist Aldo Leopold's Sand County Almanac is a marvel of a book in which Leopold lyrically describes the seasons of life around his Wisconsin River farm.

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