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Rock Island opening delayed until after May 27

By Dick Purinton – According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website for state parks, “Rock Island will remain closed to all visitors through Thursday, May 27 to allow for repairs to the dock including dredging of the dock area. Reservation holders (for campsites) will be contacted directly and those scheduled to arrive on […]

Removal of garbage cans from parks could save $32,000

By Emily Small – Schoolhouse Beach rocks are no longer the only thing Islanders are concerned about missing from their parks. The Town Board and Parks Committee’s decision not to put public trash cans back in Island parks for the 2021 season has raised some eyebrows. In fall of 2020, the town board, led by […]

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