Archives for May 2018

Eat Like A Lumberjack

Saturday morning it’s the fourth annual Lumberjack Breakfast at the White Lake Community Center. The event, sponsored by the White Lake Area Historical Society and supported by Thrivent Financial, will serve breakfast between 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. That breakfast is hearty, featuring pork links, ham and
bacon with flapjacks, served with locally produced maple syrup, scrambled eggs and fried potatoes along with fresh fruit, donuts, and more. Cost is $10 for adults, and $5 for youngsters six to 11, Children ages five and under may eat free of charge.

Unique Estate Sale In Antigo

It’s an estate sale like few others happening Sunday in Antigo. The estate of James and Alice Aulik of 1919 Fifth Avenue has some rare offerings. Both worked at the old Fidelity Savings Bank and when the bank underwent renovation, Aulik salvaged alot of the original items like a marble clock, barrel chairs, the intercom system, light fixtures and more. The estate sale starts at 10:30am Sunday.

Google Names Wisconsin’s Most Misspelled Word

Google trends has put together a list of the most misspelled words in America. They’re the ones that turn up most frequently when people type in “how to spell” on Google. They list is broken down by state. Wisconsin’s most misspelled word is “beautiful”

Resurfacing Work Slows Traffic On Highway D

There’s some road work going on that might slow you down on Highway D. They are resurfacing the highway south from the Langlade County line to the village of Mattoon.

Two Consider Supreme Court Bid

Since longtime state Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson announced her plans to retire yesterday, the buzz has been all about who might take her place on the court. Now, two Wisconsin appeals court judges say they are considering seeking the high court seat. Chief Judge Lisa Neubauer and Judge Brian Hagedorn both say they are considering running for the seat and hope to decide soon. Abrahamson took the bench at the Wisconsin Supreme Court in 1976. She is the longest serving Supreme Court justice in Wisconsin history. The election to replace Abrahamson will be in April 2019.

Man Threatened To Cut Lawyer’s Head Off

A preliminary hearing is scheduled Monday for an Antigo man charged with threatening to kill a Langlade County attorney. 23 year Jacob Rydberg is no stranger to violent threats. He was convicted in October of making a terrorist threat, after he made comments about killing police. In Langlade County Court on Wednesday, several witnesses testified that Rydberg had been making threatening comments about killing the attorney, including cutting the attorney’s head off, and running the attorney over with his car.

Man Convicted Of Making Threats Charged With Making More Threats

An Antigo man convicted last year of threatening to kill police, is now back in jail on similar counts. 23 year old Jacob Rydberg, is now accused of threatening to kill a Langlade County attorney. Witnesses say Rydberg had made comments about cutting the attorney’s head off and running them over with his car. He claimed he would make it look like an accident. He’s being held in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Man Racks Up Fourth OWI In Traffic Stop

Yesterday, he had three OWI’s but no interlock ignition device. Today, a 31-year-old man has a fourh OWI after being pulled over near Badger Avenue and Superior Street late Tuesday night. Police say the suspect had what they described as open intoxicants in his vehicle. He was charged with pot and paraphernalia possession, say police, and for not having that interlock ignition device installed following his earlier convictions.

Insight FS To Absorb Aniwa Feed Store

Insight FS on Friday will add the Aniwa Feed Store to its holdings. The feed store has been a landmark of sorts on Highway Z and will stay in operation through the acquisition process, say officials. The feed store phone number will also travel to the new sight when the transition is complete, according to the Antigo Daily Journal

Teen Leads Deputies On High Speed Chase

A 16 year old boy was clocked at 90 miles an hour on Highway 17, and he led the Lincoln County deputy who spotted him on a high speed chase. It happened Friday night, when the deputy spotted the speeding vehicle north of Gleason. The boy sped away from the traffic stop before turning down a county road and then onto a logging road in an attempt to evade capture. Deputies found him hiding in the woods with his 14 year old passenger. Both were turned over to their parents.