A Minocqua propane truck driver and two young women died in a two-vehicle wreck on slippery U.S. 51 in the town of Cassian Tuesday afternoon.
Killed in the crash was propane truck driver, 22 year old Jeremy J. Ritchie of Minocqua. Two occupants in the passenger car, Justine Ringberg of Bayfield, Wisconsin and Raquel Nunez of New York city were also killed. Both women also were 22 years of age.
The enrollment period has opened again for medical students to get tuition money from Ministry Health Care.
The Medical Student Loan Repayment program enables students to get up to $200,000 wile they're enrolled in a medical education program. In turn, Ministry asks the student to commit to at least five years practicing at one of the groups' medical facilities.
Medical education program manager Brant Bergeron says this program helps bring in doctors to rural areas, where he says it's difficult to find enough doctors...
A new community center in Boulder Junction opened its doors today. For supporters of the project, it was a long time coming.
It was standing room only at the ribbon cutting as more than 200 people packed the new community center. But five years ago it wasn’t clear if the center would ever be built. Voters rejected an earlier proposal for a more expensive building. With the final price tag coming in under budget at around $2.1 million, Town Chair Charlie Spencer says the investment will pay off.
January is National Radon Action Month. Exposure to radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Smokers have an even larger threat of developing lung cancer if radon is present in their surroundings.
Charlotte Ahrens from the Oneida County Health Department describes radon...