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28 Aug News

Eagle River Derby Track Hosting ATV World Championships

The Eagle River Derby track is hosting another World Championship…this time you can leave your snow gear at home. Starting today and running through the weekend, the Derby Track will debut the World Championship Side by Side UTV/ATV derby. The track did have to undertake some changes including bringing in dirt and sand to build ...

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28 Aug News

Joe Bucher Headlines Heritage Chevrolet Blues Fest

Fishing icon Joe Bucher will be trading in his rod and reel for a guitar when he stops in Tomahawk this weekend. Heritage Chevrolet has previously hosted Bucher for fishing discussions. Tomorrow they’ll play host to Joe Bucher and the Top Raiders Blues Fest. Anyone who has watched his television show has heard Bucher’s music, ...

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28 Aug News

Merrill Woman Sentenced From March Drug Arrest

Two Merrill Individuals Sentenced From March Drug Arrest A Merrill woman has been sentenced after an arrest earlier this year on drug charges. Alyssa Olund was one of three people arrested back in March, following an investigation into drug distribution. Law enforcement executed a search warrant, where officials say they located marijuana, hash oil, and ...

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28 Aug News

Marshfield Clinic Names New CFO

The Marshfield Clinic Health System has announced a new Chief Financial Officer, who will begin next month. Gordon Edwards will step in for current CFO John Cook who is taking a job a closer to family. Edwards has most recently served a similar position at PeaceHealth in the Pacific Northwest. He does have familiarity with ...

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28 Aug News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers received a report of youths on the railroad bridge. He made contact with the three teen boys and advised them of the safety risks associated with jumping off the bridge. A reporting party called police about a possible domestic incident. When officers arrived, one individual had left. The incident involved a former resident picking ...

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28 Aug News

Rep. Duffy Stops in Northwoods

US Congressman Sean Duffy made a pair of stops in the northwoods yesterday. The 7th district representative made his first stop at Kwik Trip in Wausau. It was part of a meeting with the National Association of Convenience Stores. His discussions largely focused on the balance of government regulations on the convenience store business including ...

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27 Aug News

Merrill FD Receives High National Mark

Earlier this month, a northwoods fire department received a high national mark, which benefits the community. The Merrill Fire Department was judged by the Insurance Service Office, based on the quality of their emergency communications, water supply system, and training. In those ratings, announced this month, Merrill improved from a 3 to a 2 on ...

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27 Aug News

Rhinelander Athletic Trainer Program Receives Donations from Aspirus, Ministry

Student athletes in Rhinelander will benefit from the generosity of two northwoods medical groups. Yesterday morning the district held a check presentation, where officials from Aspirus Clinic and Ministry Medical Group each pledged to fund an athletic trainer. This is the second year that the two groups will assist in covering the cost. Athletic trainers ...

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27 Aug News

State Patrol Conducts School Bus Checks

Students and teachers alike are putting the final touches on back to school preparation…one other group is making sure children arrive safely on the first day of school. In the lead up to each new school year, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Division of State Patrol inspects every school bus in Wisconsin. That’s no small ...

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27 Aug News

WPS Scammers Using Emails

As technology evolves, so to, do scammers and now they’ve gone digital. We recently told you about scammers targeting small businesses by pretending to be with utility companies and threatening to cut off services. Wisconsin Public Service has followed up by reporting a new twist on that old threat. In a news release, WPS says ...

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