MADISON - Wisconsin consumer protection specialists are warning about a scam targeted at nannies or babysitters.
The scheme works like this: The client posts an ad online for a babysitter or nanny. The potential employer makes arrangements and sends you an initial check for $1,800 and asks you to cash it and wire back the remaining money.
But, the check isn't good and once your bank figures that out, you'll be on the hook for the total amount. Consumer protection specialists say once the money has been wired, it's gone for good.
MANITOWISH WATERS - People wanting to get into the holiday spirit didn't need to look further than Manitowish Waters.
Saturday was the 8th annual Festival of Trees.
The event raised money for the Frank B. Koller Memorial Library.
"We are offering businesses to come in and decorate a tree and it's a festive way to recognize local area businesses plus raise money for the library," said Koller Memorial Library director Janelle Kohl.
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