Mobile Newswatch 12

Home | Weather | News | Sports

Storms damage closes three campgrounds at Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
RHINELANDER - Three recreational areas at Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest will close until further notice after strong winds and rain cause damage to portions of the Lakewood-Laona Ranger District.
Forest Service personnel surveyed storm damage Saturday morning and will be continue to assess recreation sites, roads, trails and the Forest in the coming days according to a press release.

Currently, Bagley Rapids, Boot Lake, and Boulder Lake campgrounds are closed until further notice as well as all trails in that area.

A number of downed trees in the area have blocked road access.

The Forest has issued a Road and Area Closure for National Forest System lands in Oconto County including all roads, trails, dispersed and developed recreation sites.

Additional storms and rain Saturday may cause further damage to Forest Service roads, bridges, trails and recreation areas.

Peope visiting the Forest are encouraged to use caution when traveling on Forest Service roads, bridges and trails.

Story By: Newswatch 12 Team


Associated Bank grants $6,000 to Eagle River organizations
Weinbrenner Shoe Company in Merrill installs new president
School bus companies across Wisconsin facing driver shortages
Suicide, drugs and alcohol are leading causes of Wisconsin's life expectancy decline
Wisconsin man dies in New York elevator accident
Police cleared in crash that killed two in Columbia County
Rhinelander School District implements mentorship programs
Northwoods roundabouts present new driving challenges, state laws for cars and semis

Home | Weather | News | Sports

View Desktop Version

Copyright© 2019 Rockfleet Broadcasting / Northland Television, Inc.

Disclaimer: All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified.
Neither Rockfleet Broadcasting / Northland Television, Inc. nor By Request Web Designs shall be responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, or misprints.



Site Design By: