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08 Jul News

Tomahawk Police Report-July 8

A traffic stop on July 4th lead to 21 year old male being arrested for a 2nd offense operating while intoxicated. A breath test showed the individual with a alcohol level more than double the legal limit. Officers responded to an intoxicated male passed out downtown. The individual refused medical transport. He was turned over ...

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07 Jul News

Nine Treated on Scene Following Two Vehicle Crash Sunday

Nine people were treated for injuries after a traffic crash north of Tomahawk yesterday afternoon. Emergency responders were called to the two vehicle accident on Highway 8 at the intersection of Highway 51. The crash happened at just before 12:30. The preliminary investigation showed the car was turning off of Highway 8 to the Highway ...

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07 Jul News

Stolen Car Recovered in Lincoln County; Indiana Couple Arrested

Two individuals from Indiana were arrested after the car they allegedly stole broke down in Northern Wisconsin. A patrolling sheriff’s deputy came across the unoccupied, broken down vehicle on State Rd. 64 and Highway 51 last week. A check on the license plates showed the vehicle reported as stolen from Lafayette, Indiana. At the same ...

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07 Jul News

Merrill Man Arrested Following Fourth of July Chase

A Merrill man was arrested after a brief chase on the Fourth of July. A deputy was patrolling in the County E area when a vehicle approached, reportedly all over the roadway. The driver passed the deputy at a speed of 88 mph. The deputy activated his emergency lights and sirens, but the driver continued ...

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07 Jul News

DNR Hearing Saturday on Mercer Lake Public Landing

The DNR is gathering information that may create public access for a Northern Wisconsin Lake. The DNR will hold a public informational meeting this coming weekend on the proposal to create a landing on Mercer Lake in Oneida County. The 257 acre lake is located approximately 5 miles west of Woodruff. The DNR originally purchased ...

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07 Jul News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report 7.7.14

A 57 year old Tomahawk woman was arrested Thursday on a criminal traffic charge. A Deputy was following a vehicle out of the city on N. 4th St. when he observed it cross the lane lines multiple times and was traveling over the posted speed limit. Following a field sobriety test, the woman was taken ...

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07 Jul News

Construction Resumes in Northern Wisconsin

After taking a long weekend, many construction projects in the northwoods will resume this morning. One new project, according to Lincoln County Highway Commissioner Mike Van De Weerd, will be work on County Highway R. During this project, the speed limit will be reduced to 35 miles per hour. The project is slated to run ...

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04 Jul News

Bucki Sentenced in Lincoln County Homicide

A Lincoln County man convicted of killing his estranged wife has been sentenced to life in prison. Mark Bucki appeared in Lincoln County Court yesterday to receive his sentence. He was convicted earlier this year on several offenses, the most serious being first degree intentional homicide. Even through yesterday’s hearing,when addressing the court Bucki maintained ...

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04 Jul News

Emergency Management: Safety First with Fireworks

The Fourth of July generally brings together family, friends, and fireworks; Wisconsin Emergency Management wants to make sure everyone celebrates the holiday safely. In 2012, the most recent data available, emergency rooms across the country treated nearly 9,000 fireworks related injuries. Nearly a third of those victims were under the age of 15. Emergency Management ...

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04 Jul News

Minocqua Woman Accused of Embezzling from Animal Hospital Back in Court

A Minocqua woman accused of stealing money from Northwoods Animal Hospital appeared in Oneida County Court yesterday afternoon. At the hearing Judge Patrick O’Melia ruled that there is enough evidence for Brenda Wigglesworth to stand trial. The 47 year old was arrested in June and is facing a single count of theft in a business ...

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