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Odd-even parking begins Dec. 1 in Rhinelander

STAR JOURNAL REPORT Winter parking regulations go into effect this week. The regulations allow the Rhinelander Public Works Department to clear and maintain city streets during periods of snowfall. Beginning Dec. 1, there is no parking allowed 3 a.m. - 6 a.m. on Rhinelander city streets, city-maint

STARJOURNALNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 14:48:00

Credit union foundation to match local United Way donations for 'Giving Tuesday'

STAR JOURNAL REPORT United Way of the Northwoods has been selected as one of the charities to benefit from the CoVantage Cares Foundation's two-week fundraising campaign beginning Nov. 28. That day has become known nationally as "Giving Tuesday." Anyone who donates to the United Way of the Northwoo

STARJOURNALNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 14:50:38

Climate change has become our 'enemy' | Letter

EDITOR: We feel, with other citizens, the horror of recent weather events: the destructive power of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and catastrophic wildfires in the western United States. All of these have resulted in excessive property damage and great personal suffering. It is plain from solid

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-23 14:18:03

Lincoln County Petsaver: Homeless turtle

MERRILL (WAOW) - A Red Eared Slider is our featured Petsaver for Wednesday. The turtle is available for adoption at the Lincoln County Humane Society in Merrill. Shelter workers say the adoption fee for the unnamed turtle is $40. For more information about the animal and the care it requires you can

WAOW - 2017-11-22 22:06:00

Photographer hosts 8th annual Portraits with Santa event

Photography by Tina in Merrill will host professional portraits with Santa Claus for the eighth consecutive year. Photographer, Tina L. Scott, has been in contact with the North Pole to confirm Santa's visit to her studio on Sunday, Dec. 3. "Every child who believes deserves a special remembrance wi


'Make your Dollars Count' - Understanding investments and retirement

"Understanding Investments & Retirement," the next in the series on understanding and managing your money will be held in the Community Room of T.B. Scott Free Library, 106 W. 1st St., Merrill, on Tuesday evening, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. You've spent a lifetime working hard and helping others. But when yo


Early lung cancer screening saves lives

When it comes to smoking, the good news is that strategies used to reduce the rate of smoking are working. The bad news is that clinicians will continue to see the health ramifications 20 to 40 years after people quit. Craig Zastrow, NP, APNP, a family medicine nurse practitioner with Ascension Medi


Two vie for District Judge open position

Bryan F. Russ Announces for District Judge To the voters of Robertson and Falls Countie My name is Bryan F. Russ, Jr. Many people know me as Rusty Russ. When I learned that Judge Robert Stem was not seeking re-election, I decided to run for District Judge for the 82nd Judicial District of Texas. My

ROBCONEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Holiday meal before going home for Thanksgiving

Last Thursday, November 16 at Hearne Elementary the students got to invite their parents and even grandparents to a holiday meal. Knowing that the next day would be their last for a long Thanksgiving Holiday for all the kids and the teachers. There were signs of little Indians and Pilgrims running

ROBCONEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Hearne ISD Administrator on leave after indictment for injury to a child

HEARNE, Tex. (KBTX) - A Hearne Junior High Principal is being investigated over a case of corporal punishment. Dr. Ronny Welborn turned himself into the Robertson County jail Friday after being indicted for Injury to a child. The Robertson County District Attorney believes a case of corporal punish


Hearne School District official charged in paddling case

A Hearne school district administrator has been put on paid leave after being charged with injury to a child. The charges were brought by the Robertson County District Attorney's office after Ronny Welborn, Hearne's director of human resources and student services, paddled a student in October. Supe


Student Bonfire unites Texas A&M students, alumni ahead of LSU game

When Madeline Maguire came to Texas A&M, she didn't even know what Student Bonfire was. Now the sophomore from Round Rock leads a team of more than 50 wood-stacking Aggies as crew chief of the Lechner Nerds. On Tuesday night, in a field off Old Hearne Road, Maguire could feel the Aggie spirit as tho


Multiple accidents on Highway 6 in Robertson County slows traffic

ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - Multiple accidents on Highway 6 south of Hearne has traffic stalled. News 3 has received several phone calls from drivers moving slow. A News 3 producer travelling that way reports that there were two accidents on either side Highway 6, just about a mile south of Hea


Student Bonfire set to burn Tuesday night

ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tex. An annual tradition is heating up in Robertson County Tuesday night. The final touches on Student Bonfire were happening in the afternoon. Crews were dousing the stack with fuel for the evening's event. The burn is open to the public and is located of Old Hearne Road north of


Local students to perform in famed Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

In lieu of turkey and dressing with family in the Brazos Valley on Thanksgiving, some local teenagers will be in New York performing in front of millions. Several dancers from drill teams at College Station and Bryan high schools will perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday among a


Man Killed in Head-On Crash with Semi Truck

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A head-on crash with a semi truck killed a Marshfield man early Friday morning near Strafford, according to the online crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. According to the report, 33-year-old Lynden Verser, of Marshfield, was driving west in the eastbound lane of

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-11-24 19:53:20

First Thanksgiving recreated at Trinity Lutheran

Children in Summer Enlows kindergarten class and Holly Knights first grade class at Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt celebrated Thanksgiving this week by dressing as pilgrims and Native Americans, recreating the first Thanksgiving feast. Children in Summer Enlows kindergarten class and Holly Kni

MONETT TIMES - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Community gives thanks at VFW dinner

Jennette English, left, and Caroline Hinshaw were two of the volunteers keeping the lines moving, turning out Thanksgiving meals of turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, gravy, macaroni and cheese and more at the community dinner, held Thanksgiving day at the Tom Wolfe Memorial VFW Post No. 420

MONETT TIMES - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Bond revoked for drug bust suspect

A Monett man saw his bond revoked recently after allegedly failing a drug test required by the conditions of his bond. Christopher Trobaugh, 29, of Monett, is now being held in the Barry County jail on no bond. He is charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and endangering the

MONETT TIMES - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Main Street program illustrates historic tax credit value

The success and the future of the use of historic tax credits through the state of Missouri was reviewed at a meeting last week in Monett, attended by State Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville. The meeting was hosted by Monett Main Street at the Monett Museums Events Center. Allen Casey, with Casey Archi

MONETT TIMES - 2017-11-24 06:00:00