ANTIGO - A body found just west of Antigo does not appear to be a victim of of violence.
Late yesterday, someone walking in a wooded area came across a badly-decomposed body.
It was on private hunting property between West First Avenue and Hazel Road.
Friday afternoon, Langlade County Coroner Larry Shadick told Newswatch 12 preliminary results from a forensic autopsy make him believe the body is an elderly Antigo man who hasn't been seen since this Spring.
Investigators found an ID belonging to the missing man.
There won't be any positive identification until a forensic dentist in Madison can compare dental records.
That might take a week or more.
Shadick says the missing man often rode a bicycle to get around, and a bike was found near the corpse.
RHINELANDER - Hodag Park received a sizable donation Thursday morning. New sand was dropped off to help the Rhinelander Parks Department grow the beach back to its original shape.
There were thousands of pounds of sand dropped off and spread out. There was a high need for this because of all the rain we've had this season.
"It was getting in pretty poor shape and washing out more and more, but this year especially, it just seems like we've lost a lot of sand. So now we're going to shape it up nicely and hopefully it'll last the year," said Rhinelander Parks Director, Jeremy Biolo.
All of that sand was donated and delivered by a company in Rhinelander.
"Musson Brothers, Inc. donated all the sand and they said we could help ourselves to as much as we want, which is unbelievable because this beach really needed some work," said Biolo. "Every little bit like that helps our community out and it improves the community. It's awesome that the Musson Brothers stepped up and would do that for us."
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