CRANDON - A little bit of mud and a whole lot of racing. The Brush Run kicked off in Crandon today with a full slate of off-road action.
Thousands of fans packed the hill at The Big House to watch 12 classes of racing. The track is known for it's exciting land rush start and then there's turn one where the trucks and buggies can hit speeds around 100 miles per hour.
Talk to any driver, and they'll tell you, this is their favorite stop on the circuit.
Our local drivers put on quite a performance with 3 first place finishes.
Keegan Kincaid of Crandon won the Pro Light Truck race. Rhinelander's Mark Steinhardt took the checkered flag in the 1600 Buggy. And new driver Justin Barian of Minocqua crossed the finish first in the 1600 Light Buggy class.
MANITOWISH WATERS - People wanting to get into the holiday spirit didn't need to look further than Manitowish Waters.
Saturday was the 8th annual Festival of Trees.
The event raised money for the Frank B. Koller Memorial Library.
"We are offering businesses to come in and decorate a tree and it's a festive way to recognize local area businesses plus raise money for the library," said Koller Memorial Library director Janelle Kohl.
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