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What We're Working OnSubmitted: 01/26/2015
- The Price County Sheriff's Office will try to get its own drug sniffing dog. The office typically uses dogs from surrounding police departments and sheriff's offices. Find out how that could help the department and how much the project could cost tonight on Newswatch 12 at 5 p.m.

- Plus, most people pose unique talents. It can vary from all kinds of things. But one man's talent is turning simple soap and water into mesmerizing bubble creations. Tonight a group of kids and parents will get to see his talent.

We'll have the details on these stories and more tonight on Newswatch 12 - news from where you live.




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OWEN - A plane crash in central Wisconsin has killed one person and injured two others.

Clark County Sheriff Greg Herrick says the victim was a passenger in a Cessna 182 that was trying to make an emergency landing on a road in the town of Hoard at about 9:15 a.m. Monday.

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RHINELANDER - Weddings can be a lot of fun, but many brides and grooms say it takes a lot of planning to make the big day one to remember. Sometimes that process means numerous trips to find a location for the wedding and numerous shopping trips and fittings to find the perfect dress, but brides-to-be found all they needed for their big day in one setting at the 2015 Magical Moments Bridal Expo in Rhinelander Saturday.

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Relay For Life season kicks offSubmitted: 01/25/2015

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RHINELANDER - You'll see Relay For Life events across the Northwoods throughout the next few months. The group raises money for people battling cancer.

In Oneida County, fundraising has already started. The group held its big kickoff event Saturday.

The kickoff program highlights what Relay For Life does. It's also an opportunity for the community to learn how to get involved.

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RHINELANDER - Downtown Rhinelander leaders hope chocolate can help them promote local businesses. The eighth annual Taste of Chocolate event is planned for February 6.

27 local businesses are participating in the event this year. Every business will offer a different type of chocolate for people to try.

"Some people have their standard chocolates. Some people come up with something new," says Maggie Steffen of Downtown Rhinelander Inc. "There is everything from candies to cakes to chili."

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Police want help solving theftsSubmitted: 01/25/2015

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LANGLADE COUNTY - Deputies in Langlade County need your help finding more information about two thefts that happened earlier this month.

The Langlade County Sheriff's Office says a red ice-shanty was stolen from the Elcho area some time between January 10 and January 15. It's a V-Nose trailer that is six-and-half feet wide and 14 feet long.

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WAKEFIELD - Close to 3,000 people in Gogebic County experienced a widespread power outage Friday.

The Gogebic County Sheriff's Office aren't sure how it happened, but power is being restored.

They say the outage affected much of the county, but it was narrowed down to the city of Wakefield. About 50 percent of the city was without power.

Deputies say the city of Wakefield maintains its own power grid. They say Wakefield Electric Department and Xcel Energy worked all day Saturday to restore power.

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THREE LAKES - Many people get their tax forms at Northwoods libraries. But they might not get everything they need to file their taxes at the library this year.

Due to budget cuts, the IRS won't send local libraries every free tax form and instruction booklet this year.

At the Demmer Memorial Library in Three Lakes, the free tax forms are usually a popular service. Erica Brewster, the library's director, thinks many people will feel let down by the change. But the library will still offer some of the tax forms people need.

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