Category: Elmwood

2019 UFO Days Buttons On Sale

The 2019 UFO Days button design is a classic: “Hear no UFOs; see no UFOs, speak no UFOs.” So say the spacemen. You can purchase these buttons at local Elmwood businesses, but don’t wait until supplies run out. Proceeds go toward the event. 

Bill Johnson answers question, ‘Why UFO Days’

  By Kaye Bird, Contributor, Gateway NewsSaturday, July 25, 2015 12:01 AM Bill Johnson, retired professor at UW/Stout will be presenting a talk entitled, “Why UFO Days” on Saturday and Sunday this upcoming weekend. Don’t miss it! Photo by Kaye Bird MENOMONIE, WI –…

George Wheeler’s Alien Ordeal

Reposted from Phantoms and Monsters This case / report was exhaustively investigated by several researchers including Robert Pratt, who did exceptionally thorough interviews with all individuals important to the case, and Mr. Jack Bostrak, a Professor of Biology at the University of Wisconsin at…

UFO Days 2019 Schedule

It’s happening! The 2019 Schedule for Elmwood’s 41st Annual UFO Days is here, and it’s jam-packed with activities for everyone. UFO Days this year is July 26-28, the last full weekend in July. Bring the family for a weekend of out-of-the-world fun.

UFOs: Fact or fiction?

Wisconsin UFO News excerpt from Stillwater, MN Evening Gazette, 6/16/1988 Not since the Steven Spielberg movies Close Encounters of the Third Kind and E.T. were released has so much attention been given to the possibility of extraterrestrials and UFOs.  But some Elmwood, Wis., residents…

TOWN HOPES FOR ECONOMIC BOOST: UFO LANDING PAD

Rogers Worthington, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO TRIBUNE 5/31/1988 Planners of Elmwood`s annual UFO Days, strictly a local bash in previous years, are hoping for an invasion of celebrant earthlings this summer from far beyond the cozy hills of the Eau Galle Valley. Just as other…

When UFOs visited Western Wisconsin

Bob Collins July 27, 2018, 8:31 AM Reposted from MPR News It’s UFO Days around Elmwood, Wis., this weekend, the 40th year of the celebration of a rash of UFO sightings that earned the area the nickname, “Valley of UFOs” for a time. We don’t get many…

40 years and over 40 sightings: investigating the unidentified at UFO Days

By Rachel Helgeson on Jul 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Red Wing Republican Eagle Bill Johnson, former UW-Stout professor and UFO investigator, said he wants those who are skeptical about the supernatural to “keep an open mind.” Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia For 40 years Elmwood…

Police Officer’s UFO Sighting Account Wisconsin 1976

Click on the video below for a great narrated illustration of the incident.  

7 Stories of UFOs, Alien Abductions & Close Encounters in Wisconsin

By Ashley Steinbrink. Reposted from Whoonew Imagine if you spotted a UFO or had a run-in with an extraterrestrial. Would you tell anyone what happened, or would you keep your mouth shut so nobody called you crazy in the head? Steven Spielberg’s 80s film, E.T., was…