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 - After the vendors closed up at the end of the first Hodag Farmers Market of the season, several people stayed behind to honor the man who started the market.
That's Douglas Jacobson, and he died last October.
His son, Jonathan Jacobson, said Douglas Jacobson was a big part of the Rhinelander community‚Ä"serving as Lions Club president, being part of many clubs and being a landscape architect for the U.S. Forest Service.
The Jacobson family and Rhinelander city leaders worked to dedicate a bench in his honor in Pioneer Park. That bench went up on Saturday, just off the road that leads into the park.
"He was a pioneer in helping to establish the Hodag Farmers Market many years ago. And from those humble beginnings, the market vendors, the patrons that arrive here, the citizens of Rhinelander, and those in the community have a wonderful place to come to get fresh, home grown, locally grown vegetables," Jonathan Jacobson said. "It was a great event. It was really nice to have everybody stop out and pay attention to what my dad's been doing and acknowledge all the effort he put into the farmers market for many years. And not only that, dad was a great citizen here in the Rhinelander community."
RHINELANDER - You'll likely find some slow-moving guests on the road this weekend. Turtles start laying their eggs in late May and continue through mid-June. But, because of where they like to lay those eggs, it's a dangerous time for the reptiles.
Wild Instincts Rehab Center in Rhinelander treats at least 30 injured turtles each summer. Painted and snapping turtles are most common in the Northwoods. They tend to lay their eggs along roadsides, driveways, and in places with soft sand.
ANTIGO - For the first time since 2013, deer hunters in Langlade and Price counties will be able to target does with an antlerless deer tag in hand.
This week, Wisconsin's Natural Resources Board approved the fall hunt plans submitted by County Deer Advisory Councils (CDACs) all over the state. Langlade and Price counties had had bucks-only harvests in each of the last two deer seasons. But in 2016, some hunters will get antlerless tags as well.
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