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The annual Junior Women’s Club craft show, harvest festivals, and downtown open house share the docket for a busy fall weekend in the northwoods.

A look ahead, taken from the Antigo Daily Journal’s advertising columns, follows:

CRAFT SHOW

The Antigo Junior Women’s Club will hold its 39th annual craft and trade show on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose building at the fairgrounds.

There will also be a raffle, bake sale, food and refreshments. All proceeds will benefit the Langlade County area.

Admission is $2 at the door or $1 with donation of a non-perishable food item. Children under 10 are free with an adult.

OPEN HOUSE ON THE AVENUE

Visit downtown Antigo on Saturday for an Open House on the Avenue.

The Blue Awning, E&B Antiques and the Thirsty Soul are offering specials on crafts, antiques and homemade items throughout their stores, along with refreshments from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For lunch, stop by Fifth Avenue Restaurant for chicken salad on a croissant. It opens at 10:30 a.m.

VARIETY SHOW

Antigo High School will hold its annual variety show tonight beginning at 7:30 p.m. in
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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The big Oktoberfest celebration at the Langlade County Fairgrounds, plenty of harvest festival dining and much more awaits residents and visitors to the northwoods this weekend.

The days ahead will also include some intriguing sales, a chili cookoff for Sunday’s Packer game and Rural Fire Control’s annual magic show Saturday night.

A look ahead, taken from the Antigo Daily Journal’s advertising columns, follows:

OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATION

The Antigo/Langlade County Chamber of Commerce will hold its eighth annual Oktoberfest celebration Saturday in the livestock pavilion at the Langlade County Fairgrounds.

The fun runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be opportunities to sample German/Oktoberfest beers, arts and crafts, German food and a souvenir Oktoberfest mug.

Chad Przybylski & this Polka Rhythms will perform starting at noon.

MUSIC

Potawatomi Carter Casino plans a “It’s My Party” Day on Saturday. There will be cash drawings from 5 to 10 p.m., free food and beer from 8 to 10 p.m., and entertainment by Past Masters from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Stone Soup Brothers perform gospel music every Wednesday, 4 to 6 p.m., at
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Forest County jail employees facing criminal charges after probe
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Three Forest County residents, two of them sheriff’s department employees, are expected to be in court any time on an assortment of charges linked to an ongoing theft and drug investigation.

A female and male arrested Tuesday are being held in the Marinette County lockup. The spouse of one of them was also cited and is being held on a series of charges. Sheriff John Dennee explained that the sheriff’s department launched an undercover investigation several months ago working with the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation.

Dennee said the action was taken when he learned that personnel working in the jail section of the Safety Building may be engaged in criminal activities.

“The proper protocol for law enforcement when suspecting a fellow officer or jailer of illegal activity is to have an outside neutral and detached agency conduct the entire investigation,” he said.

On Monday numerous search warrants were executed from Brown County to Forest County as a result of the probable cause section of the criminal complaint. Four civilians in addition to the correctional officers were among those arrested.

Those joining in the search warran
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Home in far eastern Langlade County badly damaged in fire today
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An early morning fire heavily damaged a home on the Langlade-Oconto County line today.

The one story residence was occupied by Jason Towne and Kelly Grutzik and their two young children when the blaze broke out and was reported at 12:15 a.m. All of the people in the residence, located at W969 Mary Lake Lane, were able to safely flee.

Town of Wolf River Fire Chief Alex Emerich explained that the structure and contents received such significant damage they may be a total loss. While the front of the building is standing, the entire back and all contents were burned.

According to the Langlade County Sheriff’s Department, Grutzik told officials she had awakened and noticed smoke coming into the room from a vent in the wall. She was able to wake her boyfriend and the couple was able to escort their family to safety.

Officials said the house was heated with a wood stove but no specific cause for the blaze was given.

Emerich said Wolf River was assisted with mutual aid by the White Lake Fire Department and the Townsend Fire Department.

It was the second fire of the week for the Wolf River department with a cabin on Buettner Road suffering so
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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Oktoberfest in White Lake, a pumpkin party in Polar and much more awaits residents and visitors to the northwoods.

The weather forecast may be a bit iffy, but hot deals are expected at a consignment auction in Aniwa and two moving sales in Antigo. There will also be sports, art exhibits and much more on the weekend docket.

A look ahead, taken from the Antigo Daily Journal’s advertising columns, follows:

OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATIONS

The White Lake Area Historical Society will hold its Oktoberfest celebration Saturday, noon to 3 p.m., at the Depot Museum and Historical Center. Picnic food featuring Edelman’s Meats, Culver’s Custard and items made by the White Lake Market, will be available for $5 a plate, including beverage and dessert. Music will be provided by Bob and Shelley Strong. There will be tours of the new historical center, 50/50 raffles, and a quilt drawing at 3 p.m.

The Edison Club Event Center will celebrate Oktoberfest on Saturday. There will be live music by Jason McNabb of Marshal Reign along with free brats and kraut, beer cheese soup, Oktoberfest beer samples and more. Doors open at 6 p.m. with music at 7 p.m.

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