- One Northwoods football field needs major repairs. Football officials say the field at Jay Stadium in Merrill is almost unplayable. The Merrill Area Public School administration wants to fix the field, but it doesn't know what to do yet. Newswatch 12's Karolina Buczek went to Merrill to find out more.
- Plus, the Phelps basketball team takes being a family to the next level. Four out of their five starters are related
We'll have the details on these stories and more tonight on Newswatch 12 - news from where you live.
RHINELANDER - Prosecutors think 40-year-old Shannon Wolf played a role in the 2003 death of Kenneth Wells. Police found Wells' body in the Wisconsin River near Rhinelander 12 years ago, but no one was ever charged with a crime in connection to his' death.
Now the case against Shannon Wolf will move forward after prosecutors showed a DVD reenactment to the court on Friday and successfully established that there is probable cause for the case to go to trial.
WABENO - You may know Wabeno for its 35-foot snowman that appeared this past few winters. But this year it's not called Wabeno's snowman. It's Logan's snowman.
9-year-old Logan Wamego die of osteosarcoma, an aggressive form of bone cancer, on Dec. 8, 2014. His family and his hometown of Wabeno still mourn his death.
The Smith family of Wabeno dedicated the snowman to Logan and they are hosting a contest for the community to guess when the snowman will melt. Money raised from the contest will go to Hospice and a monument to honor Logan.
RHINELANDER - There could be a new trail running along Pelican River. The plan is to have the river trail run from the Chamber of Commerce out to the new boat landing. It'll travel up the Pelican River and connect the hotels along Kemp Street.
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