As of Wednesday morning, the city of Rhinelander was running about 30 jobs behind as water pipes continue to freeze in the city.
The extended cold snap has caused many problems along some of the city water mains. Last week the city asked property owners to let their water trickle. But that amount proved to be not enough says Mayor Dick Johns...
Oneida and Forest County's former Medical Examiner will spend a year in jail as part of a plea bargain to end a case that has lasted more than two years.
47 year old Traci England was arrested in January, 2012 after a sheriff's detective heard her talking about bringing home parts of autopsied bodies to train a cadaver dog, referring to it as a 'doggie bag'. England had no authorization to take the parts.
A proposed 10,000-acre off-road vehicle park in Forest county drew opposition at a Saturday public hearing in Laona, along with calls for a referendum.
About 60 people attended the first gathering called by the Forest county board.. A private non-profit organization, Wisconsin Off-Road Vehicle Park, Inc wants to develop the large facility but has not produced on the record details where the park would be located, saying it could be in seven possible locations.
One speaker asked a series of questions to the four committee members present...
The Lac du Flambeau tribe has been given $130,000 for a drug court designed to keep offenders from jail.
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's office announced the award this week from the Treatment Alternative and Diversion Program. The program addresses non-violent offenders at higher risk of re-offending.
Tribal spokesperson Brandon Thoms says the tribe applied for the grant last November...