We're just days away from the 5th Annual Taking Steps Against Violence Run/Walk. It's happening Saturday, May 4th at State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain. All proceeds benefit the Women's Community in Wausau.
Animal-shelter officials in Waukesha say a local man being held in connection with a triple homicide in Lafayette County made a scene a few days earlier when he demanded that a dead dog he dropped off two weeks ago be returned to him alive.
There is a strange calm about downtown Minocqua this time of year. The lakes are just now starting to unfreeze and the shops are dark waiting for the summer rush of tourists. This calm is truly a world away from the horrors and devastation that took place during the war in Vietnam.