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Missing man's body ID'ed

LAC du FLAMBEAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) - The body found in a Vilas County lake has been identified as Antonio Monserrate Roche, who was reported missing last week.

WSAU.COM - 2018-05-23 14:59:00

Back in 1915, Rhinelander Resident Elwood Smith Couldn't Wait to Fight

Issues of immigration, military conflicts overseas, and how we honor veterans are current topics of political debate, but this is nothing new. Consider the case of Rhinelander resident Elwood Smith.

WXPR.ORG - 2018-05-25 00:00:00

Five bound over for trial in Mercer murder

Hurley- Five men charged in the shooting death of a Lac du Flambeau, Wis., man whose body was found on New Year's Day in theMercerarea were bound over for trial Wednesday inIron CountyCourt.

YOURDAILYGLOBE.COM - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Marshfield Clinic To Open Rhinelander Clinic Next Week

An Antigo native will be taking patients beginning May 30. The clinic will be located on the grounds of the existing Rhinelander Dental Center, operated by Family Health Center of Marshfield, Inc., in conjunction with Marshfield Clinic, at 2260 North Shore Drive.


WJFW - Water bills in Eagle River to rise 50 percent

"That winter of 2014 was probably the straw that kind of broke the camel's back that finally said, hey, you guys need to look at a rate increase," said city utility manager Pat Weber.


CRISPR Genetic Editing with the Help of Cas9

One of our society’s most curious qualities is our tendency to forget the fact that we all are animals. We might have constructed the idea of civilization and tried to develop ourselves away from our natural instincts, but at our very core we are still victims of our biology, just like any chimpanze


WJFW - Three Lakes/Phelps girls track headlines Thursday's sports news with a D3 sectional win

NORTHWOODS-Three Lakes/Phelps girls track scored 66.5 points to win the D3 Marathon sectional Thursday.The Lakeland Thunderbirds track teams both placed in the top three in the D2 Colby sectional. 20 T-Birds will head to state in 11 different events. Click the link below to see all sectional results

WJFW-TV - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

WJFW - A Wisconsin Vietnam War veteran shares war history with James Williams Middle School students

Phylicia AshleyReporter/Anchorpashley@wjfw.comRHINELANDER- Some people need to rely on movies and books to learn about certain parts of history.One Wisconsin Vietnam veteran wanted to make sure that wasn't the case for Rhinelander middle school students.Paul Miller spoke at James Williams Middle Sch


Friday's missing person search ends with relief - The Lakeland Times

Authorities, search and rescue personnel from area fire departments, along with volunteers in the effort, are relieved a woman who walked away from The Beacons in Minocqua on Friday afternoon was found to be safe several hours later.


Minocqua intersection reopens following gas leak

Image Source: Pixabay / MGNByWSAW Staff|Posted:Wed 8:52 AM, May 23, 2018|Updated: Wed 9:07 AM, May 23, 2018MINOCQUA, Wis. (WSAW) --The Vilas County Sheriff's Department says State Highway 51 at Highway 47 was closed to County Highway J in Minocqua due to a gas leak. The closure impacted southbound t


WJFW - Local firefighter warns burn ban is still in effect

"Never leave your grill unattended, make sure you're not cooking over dry grass especially with a charcoal grill is a big thing," said Meendering.


UW health chief flight physician: Single-engine helicopters 'have no place' in EMS

Six medical helicopters fly in formation following the memorial service for the Spirit 2 crew members who lost their lives in the April 26, 2018 crash in Hazelhurst, Wisconsin.Peter Vance/Ascension Wisconsin


WJFW - Rain garden, native species included in grounds makeover at Olson Memorial Library

"You have a new outside, you have the building, a new inside of the building, and we wanted to make sure that the landscaping complimented it," said Quita Sheehan of the Vilas County Land and Water Conservation Department.


WJFW - Body found in Wisconsin River north of the Centralia Dam

RHINELANDER- Spring clean ups get rid of the mess winter left behind.The Drs. Foster and Smith Dog Park in Rhinelander was no exception Sunday.About 20 volunteers helped with the 2nd annual dog park cleanup Sunday.Park founder Tina Werres said people helped rake, blow and pile leaves and pines to cl


WJFW - New Associated Bank in Rhinelander opens its doors

"We're investing in the community and lead forward as [the] community progresses, but also that we're very progressive bank bringing a beautiful bank structure in and offering an environment for our clients," said Commercial Banking Relationship Vice President Brad Kowieski.


WJFW - First Oneida County bike race of the spring season brings in dozens of racers

"At the start you're really pushing hard, your heart rate is really getting up there [and] your legs are burning," said race competitor Adam Maki.


WJFW - Rhinelander organization highlights young adults for work in community

The group got more than 50 nominations. The winners included the owners of Culver's, an accountant, and marketing director.


WJFW - Eagle River artist carves new sign for the Wolf Pack Café in St. Germain

"We had a lot of artwork that had wolves on it, so it was a no brainer," said Lass. "We took the pictures off the walls of our house and hung them in the café and decided the Wolf Pack Café was it."


WJFW - Eight-year prison sentence for man convicted of Oneida County child sex crime

"She gets to school on a bus or her mother takes her. She goes to a babysitter," Schiek said. "Those are all very clear indications that, just during the conversations and text messages, the defendant was fully aware of her age."


High speed chase: Tomahawk pursuit ends when car slams into Lincoln County patrol vehicle

When the deputy re-approached the vehicle, the man drove away and led officers on a chase, according to the news release.