Veteran Brothers Revisit War Memories
- Gordy, Carl, and Bob Hansen all served in the Korean War.
The three brothers grew up in Waupaca, and returned there after the war.
This week, Gordy and Carl got a chance to visit their war memorial in Washington, D.C. - and they made sure to bring their younger brother along.
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In Other News:
Man Arrested for Fifth OWI
- Wisconsin State Patrol Wausau Post arrested a Reedsville man for his fifth OWI. WAUSAU Fifty five-year-old Gerald J Bellin Jr. was stopped for speeding on Highway T and 22 in Waupaca. It happened Saturday evening. Bellin Jr. was taken to Riverside Medical in Waupaca for a blood draw. Troopers then took him to the Waupaca county jail.
Concert Benefits Raising Awareness For Lyme Disease
- We normally go to concerts to enjoy music or see our favorite bands live. CRANDON But last night’s concert had a little something extra. This concert was meant to raise awareness on Lyme disease at Crandon High Scool. Sue Reeder was recently diagnosed with the disease, 15 years after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. "I always felt like there was something not quite right with that diagnosis," Reeder said.
Early Morning Crash Kills Goodman Man
- At 12:30 this morning a 26-year-old Goodman man died in a car crash. ARMSTRONG CREEK It happened on Milan Road in the Township of Armstrong Creek. There were no other cars involved. The Forest County Sheriff's Office is still investigating and won't release his name until his family is notified.
Man Killed in ATV Accident
- A man died in Merrill last night after an ATV crash. MERRILL Just after six last night the Lincoln County Sheriff's office was called to the crash in the Township of Harrison. A 49-year old man appeared to have lost control of his ATV and crashed into a tree. He was taken to Ministry Good Samaritan Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police say the man was wearing a helmet but wasn't properly secured. Speed may have been a factor, but police believe alcohol was not.
Victim from Tuesday's SUV, Tanker Crash Dies from Injuries
- The New Auburn woman hospitalized from a crash earlier this week has died from her injuries. BOULDER JUNCTION It happened around 1 o'clock Tuesday on Hwy 51 at County Highway H in Manitowish Waters. Fifty five-year-old Patty Hanson crashed her SUV into a gas tanker. The SUV flipped upside down in a marshy roadside ditch. The semi truck driver was treated at the hospital and released shortly after. He told sheriff's deputies he was hauling 5-thousand gallons of gasoline. The Vilas County Sheriff's and Coroner's Offices and the State Patrol are still investigating.
Boy Killed in Skid Loader Accident
- The Lafayette County sheriff's office has identified the 8-year-old boy run over by a skid steer loader. BLANCHARDVILLE The sheriff's department says Melvin Jarrett, Jr., was killed when he was accidentally struck by a skid loader being operated by Melvin Jarrett Sr. Authorities say Jarrett Sr. was backing up when the boy was struck at about 4:40 p.m. Friday. Sheriff's officials say the machine was being used to help develop a small campground. The boy is from Blanchardville and the man is from Mineral Point.
Deadline for No-Call List Nears Again
- The quarterly deadline to place a telephone number on Wisconsin's no-call list is approaching. MADISON The deadline to be added to the list is May 31. Any number put on the list then will be protected from unwanted phone solicitations and text messages starting July 1. Registrations are good for two years, and people can re-register their numbers at any time. The list is updated four times a year. Anyone who misses the May 31 deadline won't be able to get their number added to the list until Oct. 1. Numbers can be added to the list at http://nocall.wisconsin.gov or by calling 1-866-966-2255. Political calls, calls from nonprofit organizations and calls made in response to a written or verbal request or permission are not covered.