Local Newscast

  •   An educational forum on mining is tonight at Nicolet College,
  •   The former Oneida-Forest Co.'s Medical Examiner is again running for sheriff,
  •   Cranberries are so plentiful they might end up as animal feed,
  •   The IRS scam hits Wood Co.

  • Anti-gambling forces hope you save your money instead of gambling it,
  • An Antigo teen gets bagged by DNR wardens for allegedly poaching a deer near Green Bay, 
  • Cranberry Fest this weekend is expected to draw 40,000 to Eagle River,
  • Test scores are mixed for Wisconsin students. 

  • The Northwoods United Way begins its 2018 funding campaign,
  • Rhinelander is asking for funding of a major project next year,
  • unemployment remains at historic lows,
  • and Governor Walker says if he wins re-election, it will be his final term as Wisconsin governor.

  •   Rep. Duffy's bill to de-list wolves from the Endangered Species Act moves forward,
  •   The Great Lakes Visitor Center near Ashland notes an anniversary Saturday,
  •    They're chuckin' apples at a Three Lakes school and it has science behind it,
  •    A new city hall in a central Wisconsin community.

  • Beef-A-Rama is this weekend in Minocqua,
  •  Ascension Sacred Heart celebrates 125 years,
  •  Vilas Co. Supervisors say no to an administrator
  •  Resource officers remain in Madison schools,
  •  It turned out to be a B-B gun at Little Chute schools.

  • A horse is euthanized in Oneida county after contracting Eastern Equine  Encephalitis,
  • A Vilas County Sheriff's captain raises big money for a K-9 unit,
  • Warm for Winter begins another season,
  • Residents in a Green Bay nursing home have been trapped for several days in the facility.

  •  No serious injuries in a Rhinelander-area bus crash,
  •  A joint law enforcement effort nets drugs and warrant violations in Forest county,
  •  An Illinois man falls to his death in Door county,
  •  $7 million coming to help secure Wisconsin elections.

  •  An update on the fatal house fire Friday in Rhinelander,
  • A study is underway in this area about state-threatened wood turtles,
  • Tomorrow is voter registration day,
  • and the Iron Mountain VA gets high grades.

  •   The Marathon County Library decides against re-classifying a book on transgender youth,
  •   The Farm Bill is held up because of work requirements for SNAP recipients,
  •   The comment period is ending for the Endangered Species Act,
  •   Housing sales remain strong though inventory in some areas is very tight.

  • Rhinelander's new city administrator faces the public,
  • A silent sports park is in process to be annexed to Rhinelander,
  • 31st Northern National Art Competition will have 92 artists from across the nation,
  • Foxconn commits to helping ginseng farmers.  

  • It is Constitution Day, and a local historian says writing this document wasn't so smooth,
  • the next Never Forgotten Honor Flight is on its way to Washington, D.C.,
  • and the state will consider a proposal to build an ATV trail near Highway 64 in Langlade county.

  • Fall tourism is big business for the Northwoods,
  • A leader says Downtown Rhinelander, Inc. remains a vital part of the city,
  • A Wausau man turns himself in on sex charges,
  • A man posing as a construction worker rips off real construction workers...  

  •  The Eagle River Derby Track is sold,
  •  A new study puts a dollar value on clean, clear water on lakes,
  •  Kimberly-Clark wants tax incentives now to stay in Wisconsin,
  •  A drunk driver is sentenced after his 14th trip before the judge,
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  • The WI Dept. of Corrections failed to notify proper authorities about a problem at Lincoln Hills for two and half years,
  • Today is Suicide Prevention Day and there is help for those that need it,
  • The Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce has a positive tourism report,
  • and scammers are back to prey on older citizens.

  •   A new well is approved in Eagle River to keep the water supply safe from contamination,
  •  A state  tax rebate has proven popular though not all eligibly took part in it,
  •  A former Wisconsin congressman criticizes President Trumps tweets against AG Sessions,
  •  While America is more diverse, its newsrooms are not.

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