The Ashland County Sheriff's Office is searching for a camper who disappeared last week. 66-year-old Richard J. Dilabio had checked into the East Twin Lake Campground on Wednesday and was reported missing Friday, with his motorcycle still at the camp site.
Bayfield County Sheriff's Office held a community meeting Thursday where some voiced concerns and others voiced support for the Rainbow Family Gathering which is to take place at Chequamegon-Nicolet National Park.
The conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld Republican-authored lame-duck laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul. The court handed down the decision Friday, rejecting arguments that the Legislature convened illegally to pass the measures in December.
The Wisconsin state Assembly has approved two bills that would stiffen drunken driving penalties. The bills now go to the state Senate. Wisconsin is the only state in the nation where a first drunk driving offense is currently a civil violation rather than a crime.
Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest officials say they are preparing for an expected large gathering in the forest in Bayfield County this summer. The Rainbow Family of Living Light is planning to hold its 2019 national gathering near Delta during the first week in July.
Gunslingers are gathering in Superior for the Cowboy Fast Draw Wisconsin State Championship. They kicked things off Friday with a charity shoot where all proceeds went to the Challenge Center. The championship takes place Saturday and Sunday.
Michigan regulators are continuing a ban on baiting and feeding deer in the Lower Peninsula in an effort to prevent spread of chronic wasting disease. The panel decided to allow baiting and feeding in most of the Upper Peninsula.