ACROSS THE NORTHWOODS - Snow continues tonight leading to a few more inches of snow in the Northwoods. Snow totals will be 2 to 5 inches from this storm tonight. A big concern is snow changing over to freezing rain tonight. This line of ice will work its way from south to north tonight before the system moves off to the east. Icing is possible as far north as Oneida and Forest counties so everyone should be careful.
Travel will be very difficult Monday morning. As the disturbance tries to move out, freezing drizzle and fog will be left behind. This only adds to issues of snow and ice covered roads for Monday morning's commute.
PRESQUE ISLE - The art of violin making dates back hundreds of years, and Brian Derber is carrying on the tradition. He wanted to go into furniture making, but fell into instrument design after taking a class in college. In 1999, he opened his own school. It's the only violin making school in Wisconsin.
"The program itself is modeled after a German school of violin making," said New World School of Violin Making Owner Brian Derber. "Students have to fulfill a certain requirement before they can apply to graduate. So the minimum time they are with me is three years."
Students start out by making the body of a violin in their first year. As they progress, they add the scroll and varnish, which can take months for students to finish. Nearing the end of their stay, they can even try to make a cello.
"In the time that I have with students in the school here, I can only give them so much, and then it's time for them to go someplace else and get more knowledge," said Derber.
VILAS COUNTY - Voters can still cast their absentee ballots in person this week for the upcoming April 7 election. Voters have until 5 p.m. on Friday, April 3 to go to their municipal clerk's office to vote.
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