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Stronger booms heard in Clintonville (Wisconsin)
FoxNews11 ^ | 03/28/11 | staff

Posted on 03/28/2012 9:46:37 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper

CLINTONVILLE - The booming and shaking continues in Clintonville.

Clintonville police say they received about 65 calls Tuesday night, from people reporting three or four loud booms. Officials say the calls came in from 10:35 until 11:40 p.m.

Authorities say the reports came from the same part of the city that has been experiencing the booms for more than a week, but there were also some reports farther west, including Clinton Avenue. Several callers told police that these booms were stronger than those from last week, but no damage has been reported.

City officials have been in contact with the U.S. Geological Survey about the latest booms. City Administrator Lisa Kuss says she called them last night when the booms were reported, she says she plans to touch base with them again Wednesday morning.

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KEYWORDS: bangs; booms; clintonville; earthquakes; noises; strangenoises; unexplainedbooms; unexplainednoise; wisconsin; wisconsinbooms
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1 posted on 03/28/2012 9:46:44 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper
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To: winoneforthegipper

Moochelle in Wisconsin??


2 posted on 03/28/2012 9:48:30 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Errant

FYI


3 posted on 03/28/2012 9:48:37 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

4 posted on 03/28/2012 9:50:20 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Odd. We heard something similar last week in our neighborhood. A series of loud booms that strangely enough did not shake the house or even disturb the dogs and horses. There was a string of these sounds and then silence.

We’re in north Idaho out in the countryside, halfway between Spirit Lake and Athol (the town named by someone with a speech impediment).


5 posted on 03/28/2012 9:52:51 AM PDT by Noumenon ("I tell you, gentlemen, we have a problem on our hands." Col. Nicholson-The Bridge on the River Qwai)
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To: winoneforthegipper

It’s just Paul Bunyan chopping trees down in a neighboring state. The Wisconsin people are hearing the noises at night because it takes a long time for the sound to travel that far.


6 posted on 03/28/2012 9:56:48 AM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Vigilanteman

I would think that theory is as good as any at this point....!


7 posted on 03/28/2012 9:57:19 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Reminds me of the practical jokes between a neighbor of mine and our small town banker. Pranks were going on between the two for years. The banker went to the local dump, picked up a bunch of horns from junked cars, and hid them in my neighbors bedroom - running speakerwire out a nearby window. Around 1am he connected those wires to a car battery he had found by the shed. The horns blared, and my neighbor was running around in his shorts, trying to find all the hornes and turn them off. Quite the great practical joke.

Paybacks ... My neighbor found a piece of culvert pipe, and made a portable cannon, which he laid in the back of his truck. All he had to do was quietly back up the truck behind the bankers house - and fire off a shot at 1am.

As the banker lived in a small town; cannon fire at 1am wasn’t wildly popular - and the pranks came to a screeching halt.

Still, I wonder if the booms aren’t some high school kids with a glorified Potato cannon in the back of a truck, using Propane or some other common explosive material - just going around making a couple big booms every night.


8 posted on 03/28/2012 9:58:37 AM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: Noumenon

Interesting....I know Vancouver also had them earlier this year as well.


9 posted on 03/28/2012 9:59:40 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: Hodar
Yeah certainly pranks were ruled out but you never know.

The USGS came in late last week using their latest ground radar and found that there were some quakes earlier in the week that could have explained it. The mayor and them were cautiously optimistic but alas the booms are intensifying again.

One thing is for sure the Town is benefiting by all the attention so maybe it's the whole town's prank?....lol

10 posted on 03/28/2012 10:03:00 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

I don’t understand why no one has recorded these booms yet. Or have they and I have not seen a report on the recording?


11 posted on 03/28/2012 10:07:30 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Good point.

I know Vancouver’s were recorded and even Costa Rica’s were but I have not seen nor heard anyone posting such from Wisconsin.


12 posted on 03/28/2012 10:09:41 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Is someone digging a tunnel to a bank, jail etc in that part of town? Wasn’t there a movie that had lots of booms in a town and no one knew what it was till the bank vault was emptied.


13 posted on 03/28/2012 10:11:07 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Consider, propane is 1.5x denser than air. So, find an underground sewer - run a hose down a pipe to the sewer and let the propane tank run for 45 seconds. Wait another 30 seconds for the fumes to settle, then drop a firecracker down the pipe.

Nice deep underground ‘Boom’. Cheap, probably repeatable, loads of fun.


14 posted on 03/28/2012 10:11:31 AM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: winoneforthegipper

WI seems to be getting a lot of “attention” since Walkers election and his promised actions.


15 posted on 03/28/2012 10:11:49 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: hoosiermama

The majority of the bedrock there is solid granite so if there is any major digging being conducted they would have to have big money....lol


16 posted on 03/28/2012 10:19:24 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: Red_Devil 232
If they had recordings, it should be easy to eliminate a lot of things that might be causing it. I saw one of the drain-cleaner, tinfoil, soda bottle bombs go off New Years eve. It was very loud. http://www.hoax-slayer.com/drano-bottle-bomb.shtml
17 posted on 03/28/2012 10:20:56 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: winoneforthegipper
Hmmmmm...same time of the week. Bigfoot Boogie Night?

Or are the Mole Men just getting closer to the surface?


18 posted on 03/28/2012 10:26:49 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch ("Public service" does NOT mean servicing the people, like a bull among heifers.)
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To: Noumenon

Do you have any guesses about what it could be? Anything else odd about the sounds?


19 posted on 03/28/2012 10:30:14 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: lonevoice

Earth song ping!


20 posted on 03/28/2012 10:31:47 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: winoneforthegipper

What is in the neighborhood of value? Businesses? Prisons? Any minerals found years ago that someone is mining “quietly”?


21 posted on 03/28/2012 10:31:59 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: Noumenon
"Athol (the town named by someone with a speech impediment)"

"They named a town aftew me?
How thweet!"

22 posted on 03/28/2012 10:31:59 AM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: Hodar

Here you go! No propane required just regular sewer gas.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lprje7upq4


23 posted on 03/28/2012 10:34:10 AM PDT by sjmjax (Politicans are like bananas - they start out green, turn yellow, then rot.)
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To: Noumenon
"We’re in north Idaho out in the countryside, halfway between Spirit Lake and Athol"

Pat McManus country?

24 posted on 03/28/2012 10:35:39 AM PDT by gettinolder (Smashed lips save ships.)
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To: winoneforthegipper

I am certain a resident FR scientist or crowd controller will be more than willing to set me straight on this, but, do we have records of anomalies that may have preceded catastrophic North American events that haven’t happened in a very long time and may happen again some day?


25 posted on 03/28/2012 10:39:11 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: winoneforthegipper
Stronger booms heard in Clintonville

One of the joys of reading FR daily is clicking on threads and seeing how quickly my fellow Freepers post the obvious sarcastic/snarky comment. Which explains my puzzlement that no one yet on this thread has mentioned Monica Lewinsky. Maybe we're slipping....

26 posted on 03/28/2012 10:47:15 AM PDT by Hebrews 11:6 (Do you REALLY believe that (1) God IS, and (2) God IS GOOD?)
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To: Hebrews 11:6

Or just scared?


27 posted on 03/28/2012 10:51:54 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: John W
LOL....yes the residents least we stir their momentum...lol

Well the biggest pre-quake catastrophe research has to do with the ionosphere anomalies. Japan and Haiti both had very strong signals a few days before their quakes however I know of know correlation between these type of booms and impending doom.

28 posted on 03/28/2012 10:52:09 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper
Clintonville?

Has to be a 'vast right-wing conspiracy.'

29 posted on 03/28/2012 10:53:23 AM PDT by QT3.14 (MSM has TDD (Truth Deficit Disorder) as it pumps out Kulturkrap to the masses)
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To: Hodar

The best practical joke I ever heard about was done by one of my old bosses who lived in Albuquerque. Apparently there is an extinct volcano clearly visible on the outskirts of town - he and some friends took a bunch of old tires to the volcano and set them on fire. The whole town thought it was about to blow! :)


30 posted on 03/28/2012 10:53:23 AM PDT by The Duke
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To: The Duke

Maybe a FR record. We posted at the exact time!


31 posted on 03/28/2012 10:55:36 AM PDT by QT3.14 (MSM has TDD (Truth Deficit Disorder) as it pumps out Kulturkrap to the masses)
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To: Hebrews 11:6

In time....give it a few more posting hours....lol

You speak the truth though.


32 posted on 03/28/2012 10:55:45 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

I grew up in California, lived there for most of my life, and been through MANY earthquakes. I do not recall any booming sounds through any of them. Granted, I know that all earthquakes have different characteristics. Again, been through different types. The rolling action. The jolting, jarring action of some of them. Never any booming involved.


33 posted on 03/28/2012 10:56:04 AM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: GOPJ

No one has a clue. We’re on a soft field airstrip, so we’re used to flyovers and the occasional helicopter, but nothing sounded like this. The odd thing was the utter lack of structural vibration.

I thought at first I was hearing a BNSF train off in the distance, but no train ever sounded like that.


34 posted on 03/28/2012 11:00:23 AM PDT by Noumenon ("I tell you, gentlemen, we have a problem on our hands." Col. Nicholson-The Bridge on the River Qwai)
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To: winoneforthegipper
Impending volcano. You are hearing magma wok it's way to the surface.

Buy stock in fire extinguishers now...

35 posted on 03/28/2012 11:02:17 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: Pride in the USA
Oh, my. Check out post #5 too! We might get to hear something yet...somdeday.

If we get to choose, I'd rather hear the musical sounds in the sky (like those in January) than the underground booms.

36 posted on 03/28/2012 11:04:18 AM PDT by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: winoneforthegipper

The theory here from the geologists is that Clintonville sits atop a relatively shallow granite line that is under significant pressure due to these minor (1.5 richter) earthquakes which is leading to these loud booms and shaking...

Who knows...maybe its the end.


37 posted on 03/28/2012 11:05:59 AM PDT by MNlurker
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To: winoneforthegipper
In related news, I just saw the best war movie I've ever seen:

Battlefield LA


38 posted on 03/28/2012 11:07:11 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cld51860
I grew up in California, lived there for most of my life, and been through MANY earthquakes. I do not recall any booming sounds through any of them.

Lived between San Jose and San Fran for about 4 years and felt enough earthquakes for my lifetime. I'm a midwesterner by birth. In the biggest I felt (5.0) I was on the 5th floor of a building. There was a large bang, but several folks explained that was just the building moving....nothing to worry about.

Nothing to worry about? Sheesh!

39 posted on 03/28/2012 11:08:16 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: Dead Corpse
You are hearing magma wok it's way to the surface.

Ahhh. Now I get it. Mother Earth is just cooking. lol

40 posted on 03/28/2012 11:10:33 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Obamabot heads exploding because of the SCOTUS hearings?


41 posted on 03/28/2012 11:11:53 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: QT3.14; The Duke

All your scarmabled dam ties are belong to us.

dam ties
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1306708/posts
posts #13 and #14

scarmable
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1318595/posts?q=1&&page=1


42 posted on 03/28/2012 11:12:15 AM PDT by Kevmo (If you can define a man by the depravity of his enemies, Rick Santorum must be a noble soul indeed.)
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To: Dead Corpse
You are hearing magma work it's way to the surface.

How far is this from Madison?

43 posted on 03/28/2012 11:12:43 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Dead Corpse
You are hearing magma work it's way to the surface.

Leviticus 18:27-29: If you defile the land, it will vomit you out as it vomited out the nations that were before you. ou're hearing the earth vomit the evil from the land.

44 posted on 03/28/2012 11:16:13 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: who knows what evil?

Dunno... Hopefully close enough to get the full Pompeii experience.


45 posted on 03/28/2012 11:26:29 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: Noumenon
We’re on a soft field airstrip, so we’re used to flyovers and the occasional helicopter, but nothing sounded like this. The odd thing was the utter lack of structural vibration...

That is strange. The sounds were recorded, right? Thanks for sharing.

46 posted on 03/28/2012 11:36:17 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: GOPJ
The sounds were recorded, right?

Nope - we just heard them. Didn't have any recording devices handy.

47 posted on 03/28/2012 11:45:07 AM PDT by Noumenon ("I tell you, gentlemen, we have a problem on our hands." Col. Nicholson-The Bridge on the River Qwai)
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To: winoneforthegipper
Simple explanation...it's springtime. Just the sound of young men's fancies turning to love.

"Boom. Why does my heart go boom?"

:)

48 posted on 03/28/2012 11:49:40 AM PDT by Churchillspirit
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To: Tenacious 1

I’d bet your large bang was from the fault moving. A couple of years ago, we were awakened by shaking followed by a large boom. It was a 5.1 earthquake with the epicenter about three miles away. All our neighbors had the same experience.


49 posted on 03/28/2012 12:00:59 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Dead Corpse

I would hope that Governor Walker be out of town if such an event were to occur...we need all the good men we can get. :-)


50 posted on 03/28/2012 12:19:45 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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