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The Vilas County fire department is just starting to use a new system that makes it easier to get extra help from area townships. We'll explain how it works and find out how it's working in Rhinelander where they already have the system in place.
And we tag along with an Athens maple syrup producer who is beginning to tap trees now that the season has started.
We'll bring you the details on these stories and more tonight on Newswatch 12 - news from where you live.
ASHLAND - Hearing your medical provider gasp usually doesn't mean anything good. But Laura Christianson admits the first time she saw one of her hospital's newest piece of machinery it left her stunned.
"It literally took my breath away when I saw it move," Christianson said.
For five years, the radiologic technologist at Ashland Memorial Medical Center captured images of broken bones or torn muscles on machines -- some 16 years old -- often in separate rooms. That changed at MMC last fall.
"You set up an exam and all you have to do it pretty much just push a button and it moves to where you want it to move to," Christianson said.
MADISON - The head of the state prison system is assuring lawmakers that Wisconsin's troubled youth prison is safe.
Department of Corrections Secretary Jon Litscher told the Assembly Corrections Committee during an informational hearing on Tuesday that the prison outside Irma is safe and secure and is focused on educating inmates.
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