Category: Elmwood

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… Continue Reading “UFOs: Fact or fiction?”

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… Continue Reading “TOWN HOPES FOR ECONOMIC BOOST: UFO LANDING PAD”

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… Continue Reading “When UFOs visited Western Wisconsin”

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… Continue Reading “40 years and over 40 sightings: investigating the unidentified at UFO Days”

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… Continue Reading “7 Stories of UFOs, Alien Abductions & Close Encounters in Wisconsin”

George Wheeler’s close encounter, 1976

… and other Wisconsin sightings, 1976 – 1977. ufologie.patrickgross This is an excerpt of an article titled “Valley of the UFOs” published in Fate Magazine, Volume 57 No. 2 Issue 646, February 2004. Valley Of The UFOsby Frank Joseph[…]A Fatal EncounterMore serious was an… Continue Reading “George Wheeler’s close encounter, 1976”

Valley of the UFOS

A Fatal Encounter Valley Of The UFOs by Frank Joseph More serious was an encounter of the worst kind experienced on the night of April 22, 1976, when police officer George Wheeler investigated a flaming red object hovering a hundred feet or so over… Continue Reading “Valley of the UFOS”

Elmwood UFO Days 1987

Here’s a vintage video of the Elmwood UFO days celebration from 1987, courtesy of WEAU 13 News.