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31 Jul News

Man Injured in ATV Crash Near Tomahawk

A Tomahawk man is listed with serious injuries but in stable condition following an ATV accident last night near Tomahawk. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, they were called to the single ATV crash at just after 11pm near the intersection of Cloverbelt Road and County D near Tomahawk. Preliminary investigation showed the 49 ...

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31 Jul News

Man Struck by Boat in Vilas County

A man was injured in Vilas County after being struck by his own boat. Safety personnel were called to Upper Buckatabon Lake in the Town of Conover yesterday afternoon at just before 4. The 911 call said there was a male in the water who appeared to have been hit by his own boat. It ...

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31 Jul News

Health Departments Warn of Blue Green Algae

Each year as the calendar turns to August, blue green algae take advantage of the warm Wisconsin lakes. Blue-green algae, technically known as cyanobacteria or what many people refer to as “pond scum,” are naturally found in waterways in Wisconsin at low levels. Both people and pets can be affected by the algae, experiencing symptoms ...

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31 Jul News

Northwoods Counties Unemployment Estimates Improve Despite State Increase

A pair of northwoods counties were outliers in the latest unemployment estimates released by the state for the month of June. When compared to May of this year, the unemployment estimates in June rose in 61 of the state’s 72 counties. The overall rate climbed a half percent to 6%, but still an improvement over ...

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31 Jul News

Antique Boat and Motor Show Returns to Tomahawk

Vintage and antique boat enthusiasts are gathering at SARA Park for the annual Tomahawk Vintage and Classic Outboard Motor and Boat show this weekend. Registration began yesterday, but action really picks up today with events running throughout the day starting at 8am. Participants come from all over the midwest, many making return trips to Tomahawk ...

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31 Jul News

Fair Previews Continued: Oneida County

With the Wisconsin Valley and Lincoln County Fairs already underway, today marks the start of the Oneida County Fair in Rhinelander. A grand march and opening ceremony kick off the events at 4:30 in Pioneer Park. Each fair in the Northwoods seems to offer their own unique events and the Oneida County Fair is no ...

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30 Jul News

Two Injured in Lincoln County Accident

Two people were injured in a 2 vehicle accident in Lincoln County yesterday afternoon. The crash occurred at just after 2:30 at the intersection of Highway 51 and County K in Irma. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says a semi-truck carrying sand was traveling westbound on K and went through the intersection. A Northbound passenger ...

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30 Jul News

Crandon Recalls Mayor, Dennis Rosa Elected

The citizens of a small northern Wisconsin community have recalled their mayor. Yesterday voters took to the polls in Crandon yesterday and elected Dennis Rosa as their new mayor. He defeated Rob Jaeger by receiving 67% of the vote in yesterday’s recall election. Nearly 600 voters turned up in the community of 1,300. The recall ...

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30 Jul News

DNR Hosting Open House on Woodboro Lakes ATV Trail

The DNR has announced a public open house next month in Harshaw to discuss an ATV/UTV trail in the Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area. The Nokomis ATV Club has asked for an ATV/UTV trail to be added across the southeast portion of the wildlife area. The requested route is 1.4 miles long and runs on an ...

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30 Jul News

Lincoln County Fair Begins Wednesday

There is no shortage of activities at the Lincoln County Fair which begins today on the fairgrounds in Merrill. This year will feature a couple of new and unique additions to the lineup. This includes the US Army Chopper, a custom motorcycle built by the crew at Orange County Choppers. This year will also feature ...

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