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28 May News

Man Injured in Motorcycle/Deer Crash

A man suffered serious injuries in a a deer/motorcycle crash in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says that crash happened at just before 9pm last night on State Road 107 near Sugar Maple Road. EMS arrived to find the 51 year old Rhinelander man operating the bike had struck a deer and sustained ...

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28 May News

Woman Reaches Plea Deal in Merrill Drug Case

A Merrill woman will receive just under a year of jail time after reaching a plea deal on her drug charges. 41 year old Tabatha Roberts was facing a series of charges following her February arrest. As part of yesterday’s plea she pleaded guilty to the two most serious, felonies for possession of THC with ...

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28 May News

County Antlerless Deer Quotas Approved by Natural Resources Board

As expected yesterday, the Natural Resources Board approved proposed antlerless deer quotas, including a zero antlerless harvest in 13 counties. This marks the first year in which County Deer Advisory Councils played a major role in establishing deer harvest quotas and permit level recommendations. Each county was tasked with deciding whether to grow, maintain or ...

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27 May News

Tomahawk Seniors to Receive Over $100k in Scholarships

This weekend Tomahawk High School Seniors will once again cross the stage to receive their diplomas. Many of those 100 plus students will go on to some secondary education whether a technical school or a 4 year university. One of the biggest issues facing those students is paying for the additional schooling. Tonight many seniors ...

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27 May News

Plea Hearing Scheduled Merrill Woman Facing Drug Charges

A Merrill woman arrested on drug charges earlier this year will be back in Lincoln County Court today 41 year old Tabatha Roberts is facing a variety of drug charges including: Possession of Marijuana with intent to deliver, maintaining a drug trafficking place and several misdemeanor possession charges. Court records show that today’s appearance is ...

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27 May News

Road Work on Highway 17 Begins in Lincoln, Langlade Counties

The first major road project of the year in Lincoln County is getting underway this week. The improvement are to Highway 17, and will also include a stretch in Langlade County as well. The $1.6 million project is scheduled for completion by August of this year. The Department of Transportation says the project will include ...

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27 May News

Rhinelander Drug Case Will Proceed

The drug case against a Rhinelander woman will proceed following a preliminary hearing. Andrea Healy appeared in Oneida County Court yesterday afternoon. The 47 year old was one of two individuals arrested May 19 following an investigation into methamphetamine. A search warrant was executed at a Rhinelander home as part of that case. As a ...

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26 May News

Tomahawk STAR Foundation Donations

Three Tomahawk groups were on the receiving end of another generous donation from the Tomahawk Star Foundation. The STAR Foundation serves as a community chest for donations that are then passed along to community organizations that contribute to the health and vitality of the Tomahawk area. At their most meeting, STAR board members presented quarterly ...

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26 May News

DNR Accepting Comments on Willow Flowage Master Plan Review

The DNR is accepting public comments on the management plan for the Willow Flowage Scenic Waters Area in Northern Wisconsin. Every 15 years the DNR is required to have a review of the master plan which includes public comments and a public hearing. The review will assess the current master plan and pass the findings ...

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26 May News

Accident Slows Memorial Day Traffic on Highway 51

An accident slowed Memorial Day traffic in Northern Wisconsin during one of the peak travel times. That two vehicle crash happened at around 1:30 in Hazelhurst, as many travelers tried to beat the Monday rush. Law enforcement says that the two SUV’s involved were traveling southbound on Highway 51 when one vehicle slowed. Both cars ...

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