VILAS COUNTY - The Northwoods is well known for deer, waterfowl, and turkey hunting.
Bear hunting is also well underway.
One Northwoods youngster had quite a moment last week.
This is 11-year old Mya Towne from Boulder Junction. Mya was hunting with a mentor in Vilas County.
Using bait which included Grenola, Mya saw this 2-year old adult. The beauty of the animal was a little intimidating at first. But after about 15 minutes, she dropped the bear with one shot. It weighed 200 pounds. She was using a youth model .308 rifle.
RHINELANDER - Looking back on his 28 years as airport director, Joe Brauer says he has a lot to be proud of.
"When we got the disabled passenger lift, the non-motorized one, we were very, very proud of that," said Brauer, who's worked as the airport director for 28 years. He's also been in the airline business for 20 years.
Now, the longtime Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport director will be passing things off to a familiar face.
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