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

This incident happened a long time ago, and never told too many people about it. I am a 31 year old Native American, and I was maybe 6 or 7. I am glad to know that there are people like you who take t...

July 1976

Barron County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a close daylight encounter while playing near Mikana

I had spent the summer with my sister and her family. Prior to starting the new school year my family came from Oak Park IL. to get me and spend a few day with my sister. Myself 12 brother 10 and my 2...

July 1975

Barron County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting while fishing on Waterman Lake

I was fishing in northwest Barron county late September of 2011. I made a cast and followed my lure in flight when it hit the water I noticed movement beyond my lure.on the side of the hill. I couldn'...

September 2011

Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

2 mini-bike riders chased by large bipedal creature

Twice when I was 12 years old I had an encounter. The first time my cousin and I were riding my minibike through a new subdivision just north of the manchac swamp in tangipohoa parish in Louisiana, we...

July 1981

Pasco County Florida (Class A) BFRO

creature seen in an open field by witness.

We were in an open field when we heard the creature first. It made sort of a howling/growling type of noise.We went towards the tree line where the sound came from. It was crouched down slightly and t...

June 1984

Skagit County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorists near the town of Big Lake

I had taken my kids for a drive on Mother's Day, 1980, in the mountains east of Big Lake, WA. As we came around a bend in the dirt road we saw something at a distance crossing the road to head up the ...

May 1980

St. Clair County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daylight sighting while riding dirt bike east of Freeburg

My sister recalled a day sighting roughly 5 pm across from our home, in the strip mines. This was roughly 20 years ago. She was riding a small motorcycle down a rock road, she came over the hill to lo...

June 1996

Mason County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Man and wife in car see a sasquatch eating frogs on the road

We were driving at fifty mph and had been dodging frogs that were on the wet sunny highway. While going around a curve in the highway we came within 50' of a Sascquatch that was stooping in the middle...

July 1960

Kalamazoo County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by four witnesses, near Plainwell

A few of my brothers friends, my brother & I were sitting at home. My brother & his friends were in the next room & I was in the dining room on the computer when I heard loud banging & thumping on the...

May 2002

Lonoke County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Bus driver encounters ape like creature during an unscheduled stop

I was six at the time. my family on a bus coming from memphis ark. to ft.smith ark. sister and I was in back of bus on the long seat so we could sleep. bus driver stopped bus to use the woods. he...

October 1943

Fayette County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Two boys encounter large creature in daylight

On or about 28 yrs. ago 1974,my cousin and I both who were around 12 yrs.old observed a large hairy creature aprox. 8ft tall.It was in a thickbrushed small wooded area.We must have walked right by it,...

August 1974