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Wisconsin Town Figures Out Source of Mystery Booms

'Swarm of microquakes' apparently hit Clintonville

(Newser) - The mysterious booms heard in Clintonville, Wisconsin, had experts stumped—but there may be a simple explanation. "The mystery is solved. We have experienced an earthquake here in Clintonville," a city administrator explains. Geophysicists call it "swarm of microquakes," reports the Appleton Post-Crescent , and the administrator... More »

Wisconsin Town Pays to Find Cause of Weird Booms

Hopes an engineering firm can detect mysterious noises' epicenter

(Newser) - About 400 concerned and somewhat sleep-deprived residents of Clintonville, Wisconsin, showed up at a town meeting last night to discuss the mystery booms that have rattled the town three times this week. If they wanted answers, they both did and didn't get them. In the didn't category: Officials... More »

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