RHINELANDER - The long winter took its toll on baseball players. They didn't have the chance to hit the field till late in the season- but now that summer's here, they have more time to brush up on their skills.
The first ever Hodag Hitting Camp is taking place this week. Boys from 9 through 15 years old are working on their hitting and bunting.
Rhinelander High School varsity coach Joe Waksmonski is running the clinic. His focus is breaking down the steps of your swing and also the mental approach you should take at the plate.
The players are learning a variety of drills. Coach says it's all about working on the little things.
CRANDON - Former Crandon School Board President Brian Tupper has resigned from the board, effective early Tuesday morning.
The board voted Jeff Ackley Jr. as its new president and Glen Pfeifer as its vice president at a meeting Monday night. Within hours, of not being re-elected president, Tupper submitted his resignation from the board.
The move leaves the district with a new school board president, no permanent middle/high school principal, and no working superintendent.
WAUPUN - The remains of an unidentified woman found in a frozen creek in Fond du Lac County nearly 10 years ago will be exhumed this week at a cemetery in Waupun.
Sheriff's officials say forensic anthropologists will examine the remains of "Jane Doe" using techniques that weren't available when her body was found. Through chemical isotope analysis, investigators may learn where the woman lived and her approximate age. DNA testing can determine eye, skin and hair color, as well as genetic ancestry and face shape.
WASHINGTON D.C. - 33 Korean War Era veterans, 50 Vietnam Era veterans, and 5 World War II Era veterans boarded the 31st Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday morning.
"[It's] unbelievable what's going on," said one veteran.
Flight #8651 left Central Wisconsin Airport Monday morning for Reagan National Airport. From there, police escorts led buses filled with veterans from around north central Wisconsin to visit memorials in Washington D.C. They visited Korean, Vietnam, and Lincoln Memorials.
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