Updated: 08/07/2006 - Smart Papers went bankrupt in April, but is now preparing to reopen its doors Wednesday under a new name: Flambeau River Papers. A live marching band played music as guest speakers like Governor Jim Doyle and Butch Johnson, Flambeau River Papers President spoke at the reopening ceremony.
Updated: 08/07/2006 - Brendan Dassey's mother says she was the one who suggested her son recant his confession in a letter to the judge.
Posted: 08/04/2006 - The first day of school can be hard enough for kids, without worrying about having the right supplies. So a group of businesses is asking for help to fill backpacks for children in need.
Updated: 08/04/2006 - Shaun Rudy, who pleaded no contest in May to charges of killing Christine and her unborn child and then mutilating her body, has received two life sentences.
Posted: 08/03/2006 - Merrill is again mourning the death of an area soldier, the second in less than three months. 20-year-old Army Specialist Ryan Jopek was killed Tuesday by a roadside bomb. Family and friends expected him finish his tour of duty and be back home in just a few weeks.
Updated: 08/03/2006 - It's only the third day in 47 years that Cuban dictator Fidel Castro is not in power. Fidel passed down his leadership to his brother Raul Castro while the Communist President recovers from surgery from intestinal bleeding. Cubans from around the globe have mixed feelings on whether the door for democracy is opening.
Updated: 08/03/2006 - The city of Merrill is recovering from the death of its second soldier in three months.
Updated: 08/03/2006 - Plenty of parents have accidentally locked the keys and their kids inside the car, and it can be a truly terrifying experience. But knowing what to do and who to call can save you from total panic.
Updated: 08/03/2006 - Human bones were discovered Wednesday (8/2) in Lake Waubesa, the same lake where investigators found a car belonging to a missing man on Tuesday (8/1).
Posted: 08/02/2006 - onsin Public Service has asked its interruptible customers to power down. They have an agreement to shut off power if the company asks them to.
Updated: 08/02/2006 - A machine shed is in ruins after a fire broke out earlier Tuesday evening (8/1) near a vacation home in the Town of Bevent, east of Mosinee.