MILWAUKEE - The magical run for the Hodag girls soccer ended Friday afternoon. Rhinelander fell to Waunakee 3-0 in the Division Two semifinals at the state tournament.
Waunakee jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first half and never looked back. Grace Lujan and Abby Schoepp scored the goals for the Warriors. In the second half, Waunakee's Maddie Shaw closed out the scoring.
Rhinelander earned their first appearance at state by winning last week's sectional. Hodags finish the season at (17-4-2).
MERRILL - A Northwoods school pulled off a big surprise on Friday to honor a few veterans. After months of planning, students and staff at Kate Goodrich Elementary got to see the payoff of all their hard work.
"It was like kind of overwhelming," said Wolfgang Lenk.
Lenk, Todd Annis, and Randy Perry had no idea they would be the guests of honor.
"To see all these kids and knowing how hard they worked selling all this, and now your name comes up that you're one of the three recipients, it was awesome," said Annis.
RHINELANDER - A scoop of frozen custard goes down pretty well on a humid day like the Northwoods saw Friday. Rhinelander's Associated Bank made grabbing a scoop an easy way to help others.
Culver's set up a mobile custard stand outside the new bank building on the corner of Lincoln Street and Oneida Avenue from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fifty cents from every $2.50 cup sold went to Associated Bank's Children's Miracle Network fund.
The bank is hoping to raise $500 through its fundraisers for CMN this month.
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