Local merchants are working to have customer dollars stay locally instead of going out of town via the internet or buying in another community.
That's the thrust of a Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce promotion called "Chamber Bucks". Director Lara Reed says customers come to the Chamber to buy what amounts to a gift certificate there and then can redeem the Chamber Bucks at any participating chamber businesses...
Deer hunters may be lamenting the end of the gun season…but there’s still plenty of time for tree hunting.
Individuals searching for a Christmas tree can cut one in the Chequamegon Nicolet National Forest…with a five dollar permit. Spokeswoman Megan Healy says part of the appeal of cutting your own tree is the experience.
An effort is underway in the legislature to scale back access to some online court records. The Circuit Courts Automation Programs...or CCAP...puts court actions online for public view. These are state records, as is the circuit court system.
The website is visited more than 8 million times a year. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel that the site is popular but fears people found innocent of charges or had charges dropped also are scarred unfairly. People with money judgements who pay them back also feel they could be unfairly judged.
November was Diabetes Awareness Month. The disease presents itself by not allowing a person to properly digest glucose, causing blood sugar levels to rise. Higher blood sugar levels can cause a number of health-related problems.
Oneida county numbers show one in nine adults over age 20 has either Type I or Type II diabetes. Forty years from now, that number could grow to one in five.