BOULDER JUNCTION - Kids in Boulder Junction are in the full swing of the Holiday Season...especially with a visit from one very famous man in a red suit.
Santa himself already making the rounds and gathering a toy list from all the kids in the Northwoods, but only if they've been nice..."I haven't found a naughty one yet. All this? Wow, I really have to think and get this all in my mind here. I'll see what I can do."
One of those sitting on the nice list is Frankie Hutton and this year she's going for a classic choice, "I want a Barbie Doll and a Barbie set and that was it. 'And what did Santa tell you?' He said 'ok' that he would try."
Kids also had a chance to play games, build crafts and even do a little Christmas shopping with some great deals on locally made gifts.
RHINELANDER - Wausau Paper today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its specialty paper business to a new company sponsored by KPS Capital Partners L.P. (“KPS”), a New York-based private equity firm with significant experience in the paper industry.
The new company will be known as Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC (“Expera”).
KPS, as previously announced, has also entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the specialty paper business of Packaging Dynamics Corporation
Massive tornado flattens homes, neighborhoods in Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - A monstrous tornado as much as a mile wide roars through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school.
NBC News reports at least 37 people are confirmed dead as of 7:30 p.m.
The storm laid waste to scores of buildings in Moore, south of the city.
The National Weather Service says it had winds up to 200 mph.
People wearing neon-green vests were joined by residents in the search through rubble. Neighborhoods are flattened and homes blown apart.
Gary Knight with the Oklahoma City Police Department says an elementary school took a direct hit from the mile-wide tornado.
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