Barron County, Wisconsin

Near Rice Lake

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Barron County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

November 1997

Newspaper article: published November 7, 1997 in the Pioneer Press. (from the AP wire) [Are Big Footprints Bigfoot's? RICE LAKE, WIS. Bigfoot in Wisconsin? That's the possibility under investigation in the Rice Lake area, about 70 miles northeast of Minneapolis-St. Paul. Brad Mortenson of the U.S. Expedition and Exploration Society said three tracks found Monday could be from the mysterious -- some say mythical -- ape-like creature known as Bigfoot. He describes the tracks as about 16 to 17 1/2 inches long and 8 inches wide at the widest. Asked about the shape, he said: ``It looks like a big foot. It's very distinct.'' One print showed five toes, he said, and the impressions indicated a creature with a stride of about 4 1/2 feet, typical for the Bigfoot. Mortenson, 41, of Sarona, said he started receiving reports about possible Bigfoot activity after a local newspaper story two weeks ago told about his work with the society, based in Doris, Calif. ``After tha...

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Barron County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

Someone or something walks by house and peers from around a tree

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July 1976

Barron County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a close daylight encounter while playing near Mikana

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July 1975

Barron County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting while fishing on Waterman Lake

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September 2011

Okanogan County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Strong odor, crunching footsteps and large human-like tracks found in snow

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January 1976

Thurston County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Loud vocalizations sounds heard

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May 1990

Coos County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Witness recalls face to face encounter with creature near Myrtle Point

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January 1971

Dona Ana County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

2 youths encounter an 8' tall bi-pedal figure while on family campout

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November 2001

Sussex County Delaware (Class A) BFRO

Father and son witness early morning road crossing of two animals

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June 2003

Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Husband and wife experience an up-close daylight sighting on Hwy. 7 north of Bovey

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August 2009

Love County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

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August 2004

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Man driving home through Joint Base Lewis-McChord sees an animal walk across the road south of Spanaway

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