Perhaps county clerks in Wisconsin feel a bit like a political football, but the U.S. Supreme Court action tossing out Wisconsin's Voter ID law for the November election puts clerks back where things were, a time or two ago. The High Court voted 6-3 Thursday.
Vilas County Clerk David Alleman...
"....I informed all the municipal clerks in Vilas county that implementation of Voter ID is delayed for an indefinite period and it will not be enforced for the November 4th fall election..."
A Rhinelander woman has a big incentive to follow the rules or face a lengthy prison term.
46 year old Carrie Steinmetz of Rhinelander was sentenced late Tuesday in Oneida County Circuit Court. She faced charges of human trafficking and child enticement felonies and other charges. Steinmetz and three other men were arrested in May after one of the men allegedly brought a 16 year old girl to Rhinelander to act as a prostitute.
Beginning Wednesday( 10-8-2014) drivers in Rhinelander will need to note one of the main streets across a bridge will be closed for about two weeks.
Public Works Director Tony Gilman says work is beginning on Phillip Street between the intersection with Maple Street and the Phillp St. bridge. He says they will be raising and lowering the street to eliminate a jarring bump from a rail crossing....
A man has been charged by the state for the death of a Marathon county woman whose body was found in a shallow grave in Forest county.
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's office announced first degree murder and other felony charges against 34 year old Kristopher Torgerson, who is listed as living in a secure detention facility in Boscobel, Wisconsin.
The charges were found in Marathon county. Torgerson is also charged with attempted armed robbery, and hiding a corpse .