IRON RIVER, MI - Not all of the Olympic athletes have been selected for Team U-S-A.
Nick Baumgartner from just outside of Iron River, Michigan is trying to return to the Olympic games.
He's competing at the X-Games in Aspen Friday.
Baumgartner competes in the snowboardcross. He won the gold at the X-Games back in 2011.
He made the Olympic team in 2010 in Vancouver.
He's competing against Seth Wescott for the final spot this year. He's a 2-time Olympic champion. But he's had to come back from several injuries. That includes a torn ACL in his left knee, a broken tibia. He's also still recovering from a torn patella tendon.
A final decision could come this weekend after Friday's race. Baumgartner is just trying to focus on what he can control.
We'll take you live to Crandon and update you on the death of a Lac du Flambeau woman whose body was found following a report of a gunshot early Wednesday morning. Three people were put in jail following the reported incident.
A lake in Conover has flooded, but not just from the rain. We'll bring you the details.
And we'll show you a Rhinelander pasty shop that is getting ready to re-open its door nine months after it caught on fire and closed down.
We'll bring you the details on these stories and more tonight on Newswatch 12 - news from where you live.
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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