WOOD COUNTY - The Wood County 911 system is having intermittent outages and other issues, according to the Wood County Dispatch Center page on the Wood County website. If you can not get through on 911 dial (715)421-8701. According to the website, a fiber optic cable has been cut, and it may take several hours to get it up and running. See the link below to the dispatch center webpage.
EAGLE RIVER - The first-ever ATV & UTV World Championship Derby is well underway. Races begin early in the morning and conclude Sunday afternoon. Derbytrack owner Chuck Decker said there are about 200 entries, or about 150 participants.
"It's been going really good, it's a first time event," Decker said. "You know we're very used to running a lot of snowmobile events, so this is very different. There's always some hiccups when you first start out. But things are going good. People are starting to come in. There's a lot of vendors here. I think it's going to be a great weekend."
Check back all weekend for more updates as the Newswatch12 news team covers it.
MINNEAPOLIS - Hillary Rodham Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley and Lincoln Chafee are making high-profile speeches to members of the Democratic National Committee during its summer meeting in Minneapolis.
For the presidential field, it's their first opportunity to appeal directly to a national gathering of current and former elected leaders, state committee members and other leaders in the Democratic Party who serve as super delegates for each presidential campaign.
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