- Al Cline of Rhinelander was the latest of a long line of successful anglers reportedly finding luck on Little Duffy Lake. Using a Rappa Fire Tiger, he reeling in this 30 inch Walleye. It's the second biggest one's he's ever landed. This prize is getting mounted.
Cecil's Jim Britton had quite a day on the Wolf River between Shawano and Keshena. using a Mepps spinner, he landed this 38 inch Northern Pike. After the picture the fish was released.
Mari Szews of Sugar Camp was fishing with her grandparents when she landed family bragging rights. With a crappie minnow, the 8-year old hauled in a HUGE 23 inch walleye.
Her sister Kaya nabbed this 18-inch largemouth bass just a couple of days later. She was using a night crawler. I understand Both young ladies are now giving their dad some pointers.
RHINELANDER - Nineteen months ago, 10 police agencies surrounded the Tripoli home of Kenneth Welsh.
Police say Welsh caused a three-hour standoff, threatened to blow up his house, and threatened to kill his wife.
Later in court, he was convicted of two felonies and sentenced to three years in prison by Oneida County Judge Michael Bloom.
But now, those convictions and prison sentence have been erased. This month, while in prison, Welsh argued he didn't fully understand all the elements of one of the crimes to which he pleaded no contest, first-degree recklessly endangering safety. Welsh's motion put some of the blame on his defense attorney, Rod Streicher.
RHINELANDER - This holiday season, you might want to tell your child to hug family members at holiday gatherings.
The Girls Scouts of the USA hopes you won't. The organization is saying daughters don't owe anyone physical affection, and that the expectation of hugs and kisses could have bad aftereffects later in life.
"I think for some people, it is a new concept," said Melissa K., the domestic violence coordinator at Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual assault, which is based in Rhinelander.
In a post, the Girl Scouts of the USA told parents their daughters don't "owe anyone a hug. Not even at the holidays."
RHINELANDER - A number of Rhinelander police and firefighters will work a weekend morning shift in December and won't get paid for it. It's an extra task they're happy to help with.
The Rhinelander Police Department's Shop With a Cop program returns December 16. Police and firefighters take 20 third grade students from Crescent, Pelican, Zion, and Nativity schools shopping for Christmas presents at Walmart. The schools recommend students for the event.
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