Fourth graders get to explore nature for a school trip   10/15/2018
PHELPS - Fourth grader Brandon Creye didn't expect his Monday to look like this. 

"I'm pretty excited," said Creye. "I think we going to test like water samples to see if they're ok." 

Creye and 60 other fourth graders got out ...
41-Year-Old Inmate Died In Wood County Jail Sunday   10/15/2018
WISCONSIN RAPIDS - The Wood County Sherrif's Department confirmed the death of a 41-year-old female inmate.

During the early morning hours of October 14, Jennifer Carrick died while in custody of the Wood County Jail.

Carrick...
Eagle Waste and Recycling wins bid to provide Rhinelander's waste collection services   10/15/2018
RHINELANDER - People living in Rhinelander will see something new waiting at their curbs this winter.  It's a big change for garbage and recycling that the provider expects everyone to love.

Rhinelander awarded Eagle Waste and Recycling the city's new ...
"They gotta come back": Forest Co. committee selects new home for child sex predator   10/15/2018
FOREST COUNTY - Nineteen years ago, a judge found Jeffrey LeVasseur guilty of violent sexual assault of two children in Forest County.

Both victims were younger than 12 years old.

LeVasseur, now 52, has served his time in prison, and next Thursday, he'...
Conservation members begin collecting posters for the Invasive Species Poster Contest    10/15/2018
RHINELANDER - Students' art work will begin lining the walls of the Oneida County Land and Water Conservation office in Rhinelander.

Conservation members are starting to collect posters from students for the Invasive Species Poster Contest.

Students ...
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