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‘Wisconsin Sightings’

1929: Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin A UFO Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1929 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Afternoon Location: Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: DD (Daylight Disc) Metallic or whitish object seen in the day. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): round Color of Object(s): Light Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: Summary/Description: My grandfather who is 92 and still alive (Mar 2007) in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, told me recently about his childhood UFO sighting. Funny thing is, as a child I spent an enormous amount of time with his mother, my great-grandmother. (originally from Canada), and she also told me the same story when I was a little girl. I did not understand as a little… Read More

1959: UFO descends, then speeds away

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: January 8, 1959 Sighting Time: 5:15 p.m. Day/Night: Location: Walworth, Wisconsin Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: 15 second + No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Round Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Single Source: NICAP / Richard Hall (1964) Summary/Description: January 8, 1959; near Walworth, Wisconsin. Gordon Higgins, a draftsman who has had two years USAF experience as control tower operator and flight controller, watched a UFO descend and then speed away horizontally.  Refer to the diagram with number keys. While traveling east at 5:15 p.m. the object was sighted at position No. 1. As it… Read More

1961: Eagle River Close Encounter

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: April 18, 1961 Sighting Time: 11 a.m Day/Night: Location: Eagle River, Wisconsin Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: three dark-skinned aliens, each about 5 feet tall and weighing about 125 pounds. They appeared to be between 25 and 30 years old and were dressed in dark blue or black knit uniforms with turtleneck tops, and helmet-like caps. They were clean-shaven, Simonton said, and “Italian-looking.” Hynek Classification: CE3 Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): 12 feet in height and 30 feet in diameter. On one edge were what appeared to be exhaust pipes, 6 or 7 inches in diameter. Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): silver and… Read More

1974: Occupant Case In Wisconsin (William Bosak Encounter)

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: December 2, 1974 Sighting Time: 10:30 p.m Day/Night: Night Location: Frederic, Wisconsin Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE3 Duration: No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): 8 and 10 feet in height Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: APRO Bulletin, Vol. 23 No. 4 (Jan/Feb 1975); Dewey Berscheid & Edward E Lightner & Jerry Clark Summary: Farmer William Bosak, 68, had what he termed as a hair-raising experience December 2, 1974. As he was driving home, he spotted an object on the left side of the road ahead of him. “It had a curved front of glass and inside I could see a figure with its arms… Read More

1975: Landing in Wisconsin

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: March 13, 1975 Sighting Time: 1 am Day/Night: Night Location: Mellen, Wisconsin Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-II (Close Encounter II) Observation of an object in close proximity to the witness, where physical traces (impression, burn, medical effect, etc.) are left or (electrical effect, heat) are felt Duration: No. of Object(s): Single Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: APRO Bulletin, Vol. 23 No. 6 (Apr. 1975) Summary: On the night of March 13, 1975, many sightings of bright aerial objects were made in the vicinity of Ashland, Wisconsin, which is located on Lake Superior. However, the most interesting of the reports comes… Read More

1976: Police officer has repeat sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: April 22, 1976 Sighting Time: 11 pm Day/Night: Night Location: Elmwood, Wisconsin Urban or Rural: Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: 45 seconds No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 500 feet distant  Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Although the main body of the craft was silvery in color, the top of it glowed an orangish-white, and so brilliant that it was difficult for him to look at that part because it was “like looking into the sun.”Also  with six bluish-white lights, windows or portholes on the side He could not discern whether the hose-like appendage was touching the ground because it extended down to where it was obscured by trees.  Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: APRO Bulletin,… Read More

1978: Police officer photographs disc in Colfax, Wisconsin

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: April 19, 1978 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Colfax, Wisconsin Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: DD Duration: lasted a few minutes No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): metallic Number of Witnesses: Single Source: Wendelle Stevens (credit: UFOs at Close Sight (Ufologie.net)  Original Source Summary/Description: On April 19, 1978, police officer Mark Coltrane was on patrol in the vicinity of Colfax. He then noticed a metalic looking disc raising towards the the sky at a short distance from the parking space. While the object seemed to move towards him, Coltrane picked up his Polaroid camera, came out of the car and snapped some photographs. The object was so close in one… Read More

2002: Aircraft Fly’s Into A Cloud & Disappears

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: Summer 2002 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Daytime Location: LAKE GENEVA, WISCONSIN Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: DD No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: Summary/Description: My third sighting may have been a UFO, or it may have not been, in at least the classical sighting sense anyway. In the summer of 2002, I was alone, sunbathing on my back on my pier and looking skyward. There were few clouds in the sky that afternoon. I heard the sound of a small jet flying overhead, as I live on a lake near several local airports that service our resort area (Lake… Read More

2003: Weyauwega UFO Photographs

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: February, 2003 Sighting Time: Day/Night: evening and was starting to get dark Location: Weyauwega, Wisconsin, United States Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: NL Duration: No. of Object(s): Single Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): three bright white lights and a small red light Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: UFO Wisconsin Report Summary: The witness states that she was outside during the evening and happened to notice lights that passed overhead. She says that her impression was the lights were from a balloon, which should be noted, but the photographs that she took seem to depict something other than a hot-air balloon or dirigible. Full Report My… Read More

2004: Oval-Shaped Object Photographed Over Lake

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: June 18, 2004 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Night Location: Wisconsin Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Oval Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Coast to Coast AM Original Source Summary: This photo (close-up above, full image below) was taken at our family reunion. No one noticed the object until after it was downloaded. Now these people are doctors and lawyers just enjoying a quiet evening at a lake in Wisconsin on June 18th of this year (2004). Thought it was interesting…….I have no idea what it is. Anyone have a guess? Mike H. Oregon Full Report This photo (close-up above, full… Read More

1985: Eau Claire Wisconsin UFO Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:  August 13 1985 Sighting Time:   Day/Night:  dusk Location:  Eau Claire Wisconsin  Urban or Rural: – Rural No. of Entity(‘s):   Entity Type:   Entity Description:   Hynek Classification:  CE-I (Close Encounter I) Observation of an object in close proximity to the witness (i.e. within 500’) Duration:   No. of Object(s):  1 Height & Speed:   Size of Object(s):  100 yards or better in length Distance to Object(s):   Shape of Object(s):  cylindrical Color/Description of Object(s):  cylindrical and the front, the rear and left and right portions appeared like airliner fuselages. This was evident because the bottom was dark and became lighter and lighter as we viewed toward the top of the craft where it… Read More