RHINELANDER - Prosecutors presented boxes and binders full of nude videos and photos in court Thursday.
That was after an 82-year-old Three Lakes man pleaded guilty to secretly capturing the images.
Elmer Goetsch used to be an active member of the Oneida County Community.
But for the next six months, he'll be spending his days in jail.
Goetsch pleaded guilty to hiding cameras in his home to film the summer interns he hosted in the nude.
Goetsch did everything from sitting on the Oneida County Board of Adjustment to hosting a classical music show on public radio.
But prosecutors said for at LEAST 15 years, he'd been taking nude pictures and videos of minors in his house.
"One of the reasons I'm speaking is so that this will never happen to another mother's son, and so no family or child will have to go through the hell we've been through this summer because of the blatant disregard for another's privacy," said Lisa Olson, the mother of one of the victims.
Goetsch had not only taken, but also carefully catalogued, tape upon tape, and picture upon picture, of boys and girls in his home.
"In shame, I stand here to admit to all that I did something drastically wrong, and broke the law by doing it. How wrong I was," said Goetsch
Goetsch's sentence also includes writing apology letters to the two teenage boys he filmed in this case.
"I just took a few moments to review the photo albums. One word came through my mind, and it was 'disgusting'," said Judge Jay Tlusty.
Judge Jay Tlusty told the 82-year-old he's the oldest felon he can remember in his courtroom.
RHINELANDER - People lived through detours, dust, and demolition throughout most of 2016 in downtown Rhinelander. Residents won't see that kind of work in 2017, but the city is planning more closures and road work to finish up the Streetscape Project.
Crews will start with the Davenport Street Bridge shutting down for a month in starting April 17. Public Works Director Tim Kingman says some sections of concrete, sidewalk, and asphalt pavement shifted, settled and cracked over the winter.
TOMAHAWK - Tomahawk High School sporting events got an attendance boost this winter. At the same time, local charities benefited from the community's generosity.
The school's Varsity Club sponsored six nights of special events, one for each winter sport. The Varsity Club gave out T-shirts printed with team rosters. Meanwhile, fans brought donations for local charities.
"Each kid would walk in and they'd put on their T-shirt," said Varsity Club member Jackie Elliott. "When we got our student section going, they were all together, and you just had this block of white. It was awesome."
RHINELANDER - Cracked concrete, twisted rebar, and overgrown trees and bushes don't paint the most ideal picture for a park. But a Rhinelander alderman sees the perfect chance for a peaceful place to enjoy nature.
Alderman Alex Young hopes to turn an old snow dumping dock site into a "pocket park." The site sits where Norway Street runs into the Wisconsin River behind Ripco Credit Union and the DNR Service Center building.
WAUSAU - A contractor fell from a ladder and died at the construction site of the new Hilton Garden Inn in Wausau last week. Now, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death.
Marathon County Sheriff's Captain Dale Wisnewski said Shane J. Cash, 45, of Wisconsin Rapids was drilling holes in the ceiling on Thursday when he fell from his ladder and died on scene.
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