On October 4th, Winnebago County Conservation Board Director Robert Schwartz met with the Winnebago County Board of Supervisors to discuss an occasional issue occurring at the Hogsback Shooting Range. Shooters at the range were not obeying the range closing hours and continuing to shoot after sunset. This is causing issues with nearby neighbors who feel that they cannot go outside into their own yards or that they have to deal with the noise after hours.
Schwartz told the board that he would come up with a plan to resolve the issue.
He explained that even after his meetings, there was another issue.
Another suggestion involved modeling after successful ranges in other counties.
Schwartz will take these suggestions to the Conservation Board when they meet next week to decide the best solution for the range.