One of the two suspects apprehended in connection with use of a stolen credit card was scheduled to appear in Oneida County court Monday. Breianna Persike was arrested on December 18th, and another suspect Andrew Washburn was arrested the following day.
The Oneida County Sheriff’s office says the two are believed to have entered an unlocked home in the middle of the night, and stolen a purse containing cash and a credit card.
A 22 year old Muskego man has died in a Forest county snowmobile crash.The Sheriff's Department reports the man was snowmobiling along the shoreline of Roberts Lake in the town of Freedom.Deputies were called about 1:30 a.m Saturday morning. When they arrived they found the man had crashed the snowmobile into a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Forest County Medical Examiner.The investigation into the crash continues and the man's name will be released when all relatives are notified.
Veterans participating in the Never Forgotten Honor Flight trips will have fewer airport hassles during their memorial viewing mission, thanks to something included in the spending bill passed recently by Congress and signed by the President this week.
The Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, instituted security checks after the 9-11 attacks that are physically challenging for many elderly or disabled people, such as removing belts, shoes, and going through pat-downs before boarding airplanes.
Oneida County UW-Extension is losing two members as one of them has been hired to by the State Department to work in U.S. embassies overseas.
Community Resource Development agent and department co-chair Tim Brown and his spouse, Kim Brown will be leaving next month. Kim Brown is coordinator of Nutrition Education Program for Oneida and Langlade counties.
The Northland Pines School Board met last night to discuss the proposal to move the 7th and 8th grades into the high school next year. A dozen community members weighed in with passionate opinions and prepared statements, coming down evenly for and against. Those in favor of the proposal called for people to trust the school board, such as 3rd and 4thgrade teacher Gretchen Yagow:
Vilas county authorities have released the name of the person killed early Monday near Conover.
The Vilas County Coroner's office says 84 year old Kathryn Bauer of Conover died in the blaze. The Sheriff's office was called at 3:23 Monday morning to 3179 US 45. When fire units arrived, the residence was fully engulfed.
No cause of the blaze has been determined, but there are no indications the fire is suspicious.
The investigation is continuing.
Conover firefighters were assisted by Plum Lake and the Eagle River fire departments.