IN OTHER NEWS
- Some people bought a brat Saturday in support of a Northwoods organization. Wild Instincts held a brat sale fundraiser outside of Trig's in Rhinelander. RHINELANDER Volunteers sold brats, hot dogs, and even veggie dogs for the sale.
- Dozens of people geared up for golf with top of the line, professional golfing equipment at Northwood Golf Club in Rhinelander Saturday. RHINELANDER The annual demo day let people try out the best clubs, grips and hedges on the market. General Manager Kyle Christian says it's a great way to bring tourists to Rhinelander.
- Emergency responders got a report of a garage fire around 12:43 a.m. Saturday morning in the Town of Ringle according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Office. TOWN OF RINGLE
When firefighters arrived to the 11000 block of Oasis Drive, the unattached garage was engulfed in flames. The sheriff's office reports the garage, which was used as a workshop, is a total loss.
Ringle Fire, along with Wausau Fire, Easton Fire, and SAFER Fire, were able to extinguish the fire before the home became totally involved. But the side of the home does have significant damage.
The fire department and sheriff's office are investigating the cause of the fire.
- Law enforcement officers are looking for 25-year-old inmate Tasir Bhatti who escaped from the Marshall Sherrer Correctional Center in Milwaukee. MILWAUKEE
Bhatti was serving a five-year sentence for drug charges. The Department of Corrections reported the inmate's escape to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office and the Milwaukee Police Department.
Bhatti is 5'9, 179 lbs., and has brown hair and eyes. Anyone with information regarding Bhatti's location should immediately contact law enforcement.
- Crandon High School honored dozens of students on Thursday as part of its Student of the Year Awards. CRANDON For the eighth year, teachers at the school were asked to select a student who excelled in their class. This year's winners include: Math: Claudia Krueger, Drew Boney, Jacob Wilson, Jordan Kalata, Hallie Henrie, Lindsay Littleton, Kilie Kramer Social Studies: Allyson Stepper, Jonathon Strzyz, Jordan Brooks, Elizabeth Conway, Devon Evans, Erika Kern, Mc Kenna Jensen, Maddi Stroik, Lindsay Littleton
- A body was pulled from the Wisconsin River in Wood County Tuesday. WOOD COUNTY
Devante London, 22, was reported missing on April 9.
- Football, basketball, and soccer make up a few of the more popular high school sports. But a sport that has recently been introduced in high schools is quickly gaining popularity. TOMAHAWK Trap Shooting isn't the most traditional high school sport, but teens are embracing it and the sport is soaring in popularity. "Since we joined our conference we're going from approximately 17 teams to about 42 teams in the northern half of the state," said Tomahawk Clay Busters Head Coach Dan Winter. The Tomahawk Clay Busters youth team started five years ago. Since then, more and more kids have wanted to be a part of it.