EAGLE RIVER - People stopped at the site of Eagle River's Ice Castle on Monday, cell phone cameras in hand. But unlike the previous week, they weren't taking pictures of the beautiful and iconic castle.
Instead, they were taking pictures of it being demolished.
Warm winter weather meant the Ice Castle's structure started coming apart, making it a safety hazard.
RHINELANDER - The YMCA of the Northwoods teamed up with LIVESTRONG to create a fitness program that supports cancer survivors and patients. The 12-week program focuses on rebuilding strength and stamina. YMCA Wellness Director, Stephanie Ruckeim says it offers so much more than just physical strength. "It's about trying to increase that muscle mass, increase their flexibility, their endurance and also work on their self-esteem and self-confidence," says Ruckeim.
MADISON - While two Wisconsin state agencies have scrubbed references to climate change from their web sites, the Division of Emergency Management has released new information on global warming and its effects on the state.
Wisconsin emergency management officials, in an online post, describe how climate change could generate flooding, drought and forest fires.
MILWAUKEE - The state chamber of commerce is praising Gov. Scott Walker's welfare reform proposal that would penalize low-income parents who don't work more than 80 hours a month.
But the Democratic leader of the Wisconsin state Senate says the measure shows Walker has a double standard. Senate Minority Leader Jen Shilling says Walker is creating one set of rules for working families while giving millions in tax breaks to the wealthy.
MINOCQUA - Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington D.C. today to promote gender equality. Here in the Northwoods, hundreds rallied in Minocqua for a similar reason. They showed their support for not just women's rights, but human rights.
Not everyone could travel to D.C., so instead they held a Women's March in Minocqua.
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