Category: UFO History

Crop Circles in Wabasha County

Forty years ago, on September 16 1979, a farmer in Wabasha County, discovered two large circles of downed field corn on his farm. The farmer, Curtis Olson, said the corn looked like “when you take a hair dryer and it blows all the hair…

Close Encounter at Dresser, WI

Multiple witnesses viewed a silver disc near Dresser, WI on Sept 5, 1979.

Multiple Witnesses Report UFO in New Richmond, WI

Multiple Witnesses Report UFO near New Richmond, WI

Encounter at Balsam Lake

Four witnesses corroborate a frightening encounter near Balsam Lake, WI in September of 1979.

Officer Val Johnson not only vehicle to collide with UFO August 1979

August 1979, just two days after a Minnesota deputy sheriff’s car was hit by a UFO, an almost identical encounter occurred near Vermillion, South Dakota.

CIA Operative UFO Investigator

Forty years ago, a serious flap of UFOs hit MN and Western WI. Here’s the amazing true story of the investigator that pursued each sighting.

Another UFO DAY: Warren, MN

Mayor Mara Hanel of Warren, MN has proclaimed August 27 to be “UFO Day.” The northwest Minnesota town of Warren joins Elmwood, WI and Bellville, WI in hosting small-town UFO Day celebrations. Like the celebrations in Elmwood and Bellville, the new event in Warren…

The Other UFO Days-Belleville, WI

Did you know that Elmwood, WI is not the only small town in Wisconsin to have had a high-profile UFO incident with a police officer that inspired an annual UFO Days festival?

Valley of the UFOS (Ridgeland, WI)

A 2004 article from Fate Magazine identifies a pattern of sightings Belleville-Ridgeland–Elmwood.

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…