WOODRUFF - For some of us, tax season can be a frustrating time. Filling out your own forms can be confusing and time-consuming.
The American Association of Retired Persons is giving people with lower income and seniors some tax relief. Every Monday and Wednesday until April 10th, the AARP is filling out tax returns for free. It happens at the Lakeland Senior Center in Woodruff.
AARP Volunteer Chuck Berrigan sees plenty of stressed out people during tax-time. His greatest reward is putting people in a better mood.
"Most of our clients are over sixty. Let's say sixty to a hundred. When they get their taxes done and they know they're finaled right, they feel a lot of relief and are very grateful."
Sandy Seymour has had AARP do her taxes for the last few years. She wants all seniors to take advantage of the service.
"Older people mainly get more confused. Forms get harder and it takes someone who knows what they're talking about and who know how to fill out the forms."
The service is available every Monday and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
AARP offers tax aid in locations like Rhinelander, Eagle River, Tomahawk and Park Falls.
RHINELANDER - It took The Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce just two days to replace its executive director. Lauren Sackett took over the position Monday.Maggie Steffen announced her resignation Saturday after less than two years on the job.
Sackett was the event coordinator at the chamber. She has worked under three different directors since 2014.
PRICE COUNTY - A Price County man won a $90,000 Badger 5 jackpot earlier this month.
The Wisconsin Lottery reports Rudolph Scotch of Catawba successfully chose the winning numbers of 2, 13, 15, 29, and 30 for the June 14 drawing. Scotch bought his winning ticket at Catawba Farm Supply on Highway 8.
RHINELANDER - Fourteen years later and a family of superheroes are back on the big screen, but Incredibles 2 is also sparking some concerns.
After the movie's box office opening, movie theaters like Rouman Cinema in Rhinelander got a letter from Disney.
"There's some elements of the story with some of the characters, like the villain in particular, where they identify that there could be concern because of some of the strobing effects that are used," said Rouman Cinema owner George Rouman.
RHINELANDER - You need to really get outside into nature to truly appreciate it. That's what Oneida County hopes you experience walking through its new pollinator garden behind the courthouse, which is close to completion.
Workers from Hanson's Garden Village laid out the key part to getting you into that garden along Baird Avenue on Tuesday. The gravel walkway allows water to drain into the soil, preventing runoff into the street.
A $1,500 Wisconsin Public Service Foundation grant paid for almost all of the walkway, which will lead through the garden to a picnic table. The walkway will be ADA-accessible, which will allow people with wheelchairs, strollers, and walkers to navigate the garden.
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