Snowmobile safety course
The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the New-Tom Sno Fleas Snowmobile Club, is sponsoring a Wisconsin DNR certified snowmobile safety course. The course will be conducted at the Sno Fleas groomer barn, 6777 Badger Rd., Lake Tomahawk, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 and 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16.
Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1985, and is at least 12 years old must have snowmobile safety certification to operate on public areas. There is no maximum age, and parents and adults are encouraged to enroll and participate as well. Cost is $10 per person.
Students are required to obtain a DNR customer ID number for any recreational safety class they attend and can do so by contacting the DNR at 888-936-7463 before the course begins. Advanced online registration is required and can be done on the Wisconsin DNR Go Wild web site. Call Sgt. Brad Fogerty at the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, 715-361-5201, for more information. Students requiring special accommodations should notify the department when registering.