CRANDON, MINOCQUA - In football, Crandon senior running back and linebacker Hayden Krueger rushed for state-leading 2006 yards in the regular season. He also ran for 21 touchdowns. He was also among the Northwoods top defensive stars. Krueger was the leader in tackles for the Cardinals.
In girls swimming, Lakeland senior Carolyn Kelk finished her second straight trip to Madison with a 6th place finish in the 100 yard free style. She also earned a 10th place finish in the 200 yard free. She was the Great Northern Conference's First Team in both the 50 and 100 yard freestyle.
Other Newswatch 12 Players of the Year for the fall were: Bryon Tomek (Tomahawk - boys cross country), Natalie Miller (Three Lakes - girls cross country), Taylor Wissbroecker (Rhinelander - volleyball), Lukas Molski (Pacelli - boys soccer), and Gabi Kitchell (D.C. Everest - girls tennis).
A reminder 12+ returns January 4 for the winter sports season.
In November 2006, nearly 60 percent of Wisconsin voters supported an amendment banning gay marriage.
Before Wisconsin lawmakers could consider a bill to allow gay marriage, voters would have to pass an amendment undoing the 2006 amendment language. But before that the Legislature would have to pass the amendment in two consecutive sessions.
ACROSS THE NORTHWOODS - A week with little to no rain pushed fire risks dangerously high across northern Wisconsin. A fire in Bayfield spanning 9-thousand acres destroyed 17 homes. Fire crews want everyone to be smart about burning this time of year.
A small burn got out of control on Loop Heights Road in Pine Lake today. Fire Chief, Brian Gehrig, says the weather conditions make it easy for fires to get out of control.
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