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Stolen Hodag statue found, returned to downtown Rhinelander Submitted: 01/12/2018
Story By Allie Herrera

Stolen Hodag statue found, returned to downtown Rhinelander
RHINELANDER - A missing Hodag statue returned home to the Rhinelander Cafe and Pub a few weeks ago. The mini Hodag was stolen from the back entrance in November. 


"The statue was found at an area near Moen Lake Campgrounds. We believe that it was dropped off by somebody in a manner that which somebody would find it and turn it into us," said Sgt. Brian Colombino of the Rhinelander Police Department. 

The statue, which costs about $2,000, wasn't damaged. 

"I am glad that they turned it over. I think that that speaks to their character that they probably felt bad about it or remorseful so I think that if they wanted to speak with me I would be more than happy to sit down with them," said Colombino. 

Police say they're still looking at leads and are asking anyone with information to call the Rhinelander Police Department. 


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