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16 Sep News

Honor Flight Receives More than $50,000 in Donations Last Week

The Never Forgotten Honor Flight is the latest recipient of Northwoods generosity. Organizer Jim Campbell says that last week the organization, which takes veterans to Washington DC, received more than $50,000 in donations from various groups and fundraisers. The largest sum came from Stevens Point, where their Police and Fire Departments brought in $45,000 from ...

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16 Sep News

Lincoln County Board Considers Relaxing Zoning Ordinances

The Lincoln County Board will take into consideration relaxing the county’s zoning rules. A resolution has been presented to the board which calls for revising the zoning code to comply with, but not exceed, state mandates. The resolution is drafted by chair Robert Lussow after consulting with land services. The focus is on achieving a ...

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16 Sep News

Pinecrest Nursing Home Seeks Approval for Study

With a feasibility study underway at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, the county board will consider approving money for a study at another county property. Pinecrest nursing home is looking for approval to spend $40,000 from their fund to pay for the study. Their fund has as of the turn of the year $1 million. The ...

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16 Sep News

Woman Pleads in Forest County Attack Last Winter

The first of four individuals has reached a court agreement in the case of a man beaten and left in the woods in Forest County last winter. April Jones reached a plea deal in Forest County Court yesterday according to court records. As part of the deal, she pleaded guilty to a single count of ...

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16 Sep News

Tomahawk Police Report–Fall Ride Weekend

With tens of thousands of bikers in the area, the Tomahawk Police Department was kept busy over the weekend but no serious incidents were reported. A majority of their action was for minor traffic violations, or ordinance violations such as open intoxicants. A man reported signs valued at more than $1,000 stolen off of a ...

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15 Sep News

Tomahawk Man Arrested After Marijuana Grow Located

A Tomahawk man is facing a series of drug charges after authorities located a marijuana grow on county land. Lincoln County Deputies originally found the location last week while investigating a complaint of illegal camping off of County Road CC. It was there they found marijuana growing. Officials continued to monitor the site and located ...

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15 Sep News

Several Motorcycle Accidents During Fall Ride

Two motorcyclists are in critical condition following separate crashes over the weekend. The first incident occurred Friday morning at just after 9am at the intersection of County L and Highway 8. Initial reports indicate an SUV was westbound on 8 when the motorcycle pulled out at the intersection. The driver of the motorcycle was airlifted ...

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15 Sep News

Lac du Flambeau to Take Down Indian Bowl, Build New Waaswaaganing Arts and Culture Center

Lac du Flambeau Holding Ceremony to Take Down Bowl A Northern Wisconsin Native American tribe says goodbye to a landmark, but welcomes a new one. The Lac du Flambeau tribe held their final powwow event this past weekend at the existing Indian Bowl. Today they are holding a ceremony as they begin its demolition to ...

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15 Sep News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report–September 15

A 29 year old Merrill man was arrested on probation hold for violating a no drink order. The man was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for and equipment violation. A 38 year old Weston man was taken into custody for OWI 1st. He was stopped at just before midnight Thursday for speeding ...

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12 Sep News

One injured in SUV / Motorcycle Crash

On Friday morning at about 9:08 am, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call of a motorcycle versus SUV crash at the intersection of Highway 8 and County Highway L in the Town of Bradley. Initial reports indicated a SUV was westbound on Highway 8 when the motorcycle pulled out from ...

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