Historic Cryptid Headline: April 29, 1909
Wood County Reporter
April 29, 1909
“Wild Man Near Oconto”
Oconto, WIs, April 24. - Barney Flatley and William Tiets report having seen a wild man in the vicinity of Keegantown. It is said the strange creature has terrified some of the residents of that locality. The creature’s presence in that locality is a mystery to all. He is thought to be harmless.
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