RHINELANDER, WABENO - On the ice Thursday night, a pair of Northwoods hockey teams were trying to get eliminate a zero from their record. Both Lakeland and Rhinelander entered Rhinelander Ice Arena without a victory in the Great Northern Conference.
In fact, Rhinelander was still winless going into the game. The Hodags however left, still looking for win number one. Lakeland knocked off Rhinelander 4-1. The T-Birds scored the first three goals in the game and never looked back.
Lakeland outshot Rhinelander 37-14. The T-Birds improved to (4-3)overall. Rhinelander fell to (0-7).
Meanwhile, in boys basketball, Crandon took care of business in Wabeno Thursday night. The Cardinals faced the Laona/Wabeno Rebels. Both teams were tied for first place in the Northern Lakes Conference.
Kory Kincaid hit three 3-point field goals in the opening minutes for Crandon, as the Cardinals never looked back. Crandon knocked off Laona/Wabeno 63-47.
LAC DU FLAMBEAU - In Vilas County the courts have a new option for treating drug and alcohol offenders, instead of putting them behind bars.
Today the new Wellness Court was named in Lac du Flambeau. Circuit court judge Neal Neilsen and Tribal Court Judge Gary Smith will work together to help those involved with drugs and alcohol get the treatment they need.
"A traditional court would, more than likely sentence the person to jail or prison, and we've seen studies where that just doesn't work anymore. We need to get creative," said Lac du Flambeau Tribal Chief Judge, Gary Smith.
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