GREEN BAY - Two former Packer players are receiving quite an honor.
They have been selected for induction into the Packers Hall of Fame.
Running Back Ahman Green, and Offensive tackle Ken Ruettgers.
Green finished as the Packers all-time rushing leader with 8,322 yards in 8 seasons. He also holds the franchise records for most yards from scrimmage, 1,000-yard seasons, 100-yard games, and rushing attempts.
Green was also a four-time Pro Bowl selection.
Ruettgers was a first round draft pick and played 12 seasons. He was the team's starting left tackle for more than a decade. He played in 156 games - among the longest for an offensive lineman in team history.
ANTIGO - Pushups, wall sits, and sit ups may sound like a tough workout for most of us. But dozens of kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Langlade County did that and more as part of a national fitness competition Friday afternoon.
Boys and Girls Clubs from around the country are teaming up to help kids become more active with the Nestlé's National Fitness Competition.
RHINELANDER - For better or worse, drivers in Rhinelander will get an extra week to use the Davenport Street bridge. The city's contractor for its downtown reconstruction project delayed closing the bridge for repairs to May 8th.
Crews first planned to close the bridge in mid-April, then pushed that back to May 1 due to weather. Now, weather has further delaying the month-long repairs to the concrete decking.
This is part of a larger project to finish up the downtown reconstruction, which began in March 2016. The city reconstructed 21 blocks, replacing underground utilities and modernizing the downtown area.
MINOCQUA - Police officers often meet people on their worst days: after a death, crime, or other bad situations. The Minocqua Police Department hopes some unpaid additions to their staff can help victims, families, and officers cope with those situations a little better.
The department is looking to add a team of clergy members to form a chaplain program. The chaplains would be on call and show up to scenes when needed. Chief David Jaeger had been considering the idea for a while when he heard about police in Oneida County using the same program.
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