GREEN BAY - Donald Driver is retiring, with a formal announcement planned next week for the Green Bay Packers all-time leading receiver.
The Packers made the announcement early Thursday. In a statement, Driver says he's always enjoyed a ``special bond'' with Packers fans, and ``can think of no better way to retire than to celebrate with them and the Packers organization.'' Driver will officially retire Feb. 6 at the Lambeau Field Atrium.
Driver finishes as the Packers all-time leader in yards receiving (10,137 yards) and catches (743), and is third behind Don Hutson and Sterling Sharpe with 61 touchdown receptions.
He had seven 1,000-yard seasons, also a Packers record for a receiver.
RHINELANDER - Looking back on his 28 years as airport director, Joe Brauer says he has a lot to be proud of.
"When we got the disabled passenger lift, the non-motorized one, we were very, very proud of that," said Brauer, who's worked as the airport director for 28 years. He's also been in the airline business for 20 years.
Now, the longtime Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport director will be passing things off to a familiar face.
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