|Occurred : 8/9/2003 23:10 (Entered as : 08-09-03 23:10)
Reported: 8/11/2003 10:03:28 AM 10:03
Location: Exland, WI
|Four bright lights, equal distance apart, aprox 50 feet from end to end, stationary in a clearing of heavy forest (pipe line), no sound
We were at a family reunion, sitting around the camp fire as we do every night. The reunion is held in a town of 200 in a heavily forrested area of northern Wisconsin. My sister left to go home just before I did. She flagged us down on the county road, an we pulled over. She pointed to an opening in the forrest and said what is that. We looked at an area that is cleared for a natural gas pipe line from Canada. The width of the clearing is about 100 feet wide and runs from Canada through the center of the United States. At the top of the hill about 1 mile from the road we saw four bright white lights, equally spaced. The two lights in the middle were brighter than the lights on the side, as if they were pointed in a slightly different direction. The distance the two end lights were appart was about 50 feet (it took up about 1/2 of the clearing). We went back to the farm house that we had the fire at to get a pair of binoculars. We came back with two more people and looked through the binoculars at the lights. Through the binoculars we could make out somewhat of a shape, as if the lights were attached to a piece of equipment. The lights seamed to pulsate when looked at with the naked eye, but did not when seen thruogh the binoculars. We all tried to guess what this could be. A piece of farm equipment, but it was on government land, late at night, not moving, no sound. There was no electricity to power the lights, a generator or equipment would make a noise. It was so quiet, you could here for miles. No one wanted to walk through the tall grass to get a closer look, (in retrospect I wish I did). We were not sure how far away it was. My wife and I went back to our cabin. When we told the story to our daughter and her boy friend they wanted to see. When we went back, it was still there. The next day we hiked about one mile to the top of the hill, though thick waist high grass, were we saw the object. We saw no signs of anything. The grass was not flattend, no tire tracks,! foot prints, ect. What we saw was at the top of a hill, so it couldn't have been any further, or we wouldn't be able to see over the hill, unless it was higher than the hill. We walked another 3 miles and saw no signs of anything. Eight people in all saw this, and at this time nobody can explain what we saw. We plan asking the locals if anyone was in the area at the same time.