Allegedly failing to update his sex offender registration could put a Rhinelander man in federal prison for several years.
The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin reports the arrest of 58 year old Gregory Porter Tuesday night at his residence in Rhinelander.
Porter was indicted December 17 by a federal grand jury in Madison. The indictment alleged between November 2012 and April 2014 Porter allegedly traveled between Wisconsin and New Jersey, Colorado and South Carolina and allegedly failed to update his registration as required.
A Three Lakes man has died from injuries sustained in a car crash Tuesday in Three Lakes.
Three Lakes Police report 75 year old Glenn C. Hoffman was driving northbound on Highway 45 near the intersection of Big Lake Road. Police report Hoffman's vehicle went out of control and crossed the centerline. His vehicle struck another vehicle driven by a woman from Watersmeet, Michigan.
Both drivers were taken to the hospital, where Hoffman died of his injuries Tuesday evening.
Police report both drivers were wearing seatbelts.
Hazelhurst Republican Tom Tiffany thinks Wisconsin's federal representatives should take action following a federal judge's decision to put wolves back on the federal endangered species list. U.S. District Judge Beryl A. Howell ruled that it was "arbitrary and capricious" to take gray wolves off the federal endangered species list. While Wisconsin's wolf hunt ended a few days prior to the ruling, it ended wolf hunts in the region for the future.
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.