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First Home Show Of The Season Arrives In Rhinelander Saturday

The season is nearing when homeowners like to do some sprucing up and an event this coming weekend is designed to meet that desire. The Hodag Home and Lifestyle Show is the first home show of the year in the Northwoods, sponsored by the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce. Event and Program Coordin


Rhinelander man arrested for 4th offense OWI

RHINELANDER, Wis. (WSAW) -- A 48-year-old Rhinelander man was arrested for his 4th OWI offense Saturday evening in Rhinelander. According to a press release from the Wisconsin State Patrol, it happened around 9:45 p.m. on Airport Road near Highway 8. Wisconsin State Patrol says Richard Whitford was


State settles lawsuit from former youth prison inmate who was severely injured for $19M

A suicidal girl who called for help but was left hanging in her cell at the state's youth prison long enough to suffer permanent, severe brain damage will receive $18.9 million as part of a settlement with the state Department of Corrections. The settlement with former inmate Sydni Briggs was reach

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 22:24:00

Lincoln County Sheriff's reports

A 52-year-old Gleason woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon on a criminal traffic charge after deputies investigated a reckless driver. She was taken into custody for a third offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and cited for reckless driving. Tomahawk Firefighters along with deputi


Wausau Man Pleads Not Guilty and Large Marijuana Bust

Marijuana bust graphic (photo: Shutterstock) ANTIGO, WI (WSAU-WAOW) -- A Wausau man has pled not guilty to accusations that he transported 133 pounds of marijuana after police found his car stranded near the Antigo airport. That's according to Langlade County court records. Pao Vang is facing a fel

WSAU.COM - 2018-03-21 00:16:00

Quality Tree Seedlings available for pre-sale through Trees For Tomorrow

EAGLE RIVER, WI - A tradition since 1945, Trees For Tomorrow (TFT) is announcing the arrival of four types of tree seedlings available now for pre-purchase. TFT originally offered two seedlings for every tree cut in support of the war effort. The purpose was to encourage land owners to plant trees a


More drug treatment options available in Antigo this April

ANTIGO, Wis. (WSAW) -- On April 1, more drug treatment programs will be available in Langlade County. It was one of many things discussed during a community solutions panel in Antigo on Monday to try and tackle a growing meth problem. North Central Health Care has been working with Langlade County,

WSAW - 2018-03-21 04:30:00

Langlade County looks to community for drug solution

ANTIGO, Wis. (WSAW)- The Langlade County Community is coming together Monday night to work on a solution for drug use. The District Attorney's office and the Sheriff's office are hosting an event called "Developing a Community Solution: Langlade County's Response to Illicit Drug Use" at Antigo Hig

WSAW - 2018-03-19 22:03:00