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25 Sep News

Eagle River Jaycees Treasurer Sentenced to 6 Months in Jail

The former treasurer of the Eagle River Jaycees has been sentenced to a half year in jail. Michelle Albaugh was accused of withdrawing money from the Jaycee’s account and using the club’s debit card for personal use. She was found guilty in Vilas County Court back in July after pleading no contest to theft in ...

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25 Sep News

Lincoln County Woman Arrested in Tennessee

A woman wanted by law enforcement in Lincoln County was arrested in Tennessee. Last week we told you about Forty one year old Cynthia Degner. She was sought by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for several offenses including a failure to appear for a plea and sentencing hearing for an fourth operating while intoxicated. A ...

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25 Sep News

Wausau Man Selected as ‘Friend of Education’

A Wausau man has been selected by the state as a “Friend of Education” for his work with the Hmong Community. This week State Superintendent Tony Evers announced the 2014 Friends of Education recipients. Among the winners was Peter Yang, the executive director of the Hmong American Center in Wausau. Yang and his family came ...

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25 Sep News

Tomahawk Historical Society Honoring Four

Several local historians will be honored today by the Tomahawk Area Historical Society. The group is holding their ‘Appreciation Day’ this afternoon at the Pine Tree. Organizers say the day extends an expression of appreciation to the society’s volunteers who help share local history. This includes induction onto the Honor Roll of Historians, established two ...

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25 Sep News

Ministry Good Sam Welcomes Two New Board Members

  The Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center Board of Directors recently welcomed two new members. Trina Johnson of Merrill and Tim Zimmerman of Schofield are the newest members of the eleven member board which provides oversight and guidance to the leadership of Ministry Health Care and its operations in Merrill. Johnson is owner of Johnson ...

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24 Sep News

Merrill Man Sentenced in Daughter’s Alleged Cancer Scam

A Merrill man will spend less than a week in jail after a scam where his adult daughter was accused of pretending to have cancer. Edmund Winchell reached a plea deal with Lincoln County prosecutors. He pleaded no contest to obstructing an officer in exchange for numerous theft through false representation charges being dropped. Edmund ...

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24 Sep News

Eagle River Jaycees Treasurer to be Sentenced

The former treasurer of the Eagle River Jaycees is set to be sentenced today after being accused of stealing money from the group. Michelle Albaugh was found guilty in Vilas County Court back in July after pleading no contest to theft in a business setting of more than $5,000. In exchange a count of identity ...

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24 Sep News

Pickers Gather Potatoes for Rhinelander Food Pantry

The Rhinelander Food Pantry is moving early next month, and yesterday volunteers ensured they’ll have plenty of potatoes at their new facility. Volunteers filled the field at the Wisconsin Agricultural Research Station in Starks yesterday for their annual potato pick. This is the sixth year they have gathered potatoes for the food pantry. The 235 ...

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24 Sep News

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Allowing Firewood Harvest

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest officials say they have forest products removal permits available for the gathering of firewood for local use. This time honored tradition provides an opportunity for local residents to cut firewood for the winter and also reduces the flammable material in the National Forest. Paul Strong a forest supervisor says, “The early September ...

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23 Sep News

Police Recover Body of Missing Wausau Woman

Police have recovered the body of a Wausau woman who went missing nearly four years ago. Wausau police were lead to national forest land in Forest County on Friday. It was at that site that investigators located the remains of Stephanie Low in a shallow grave. Low disappeared from her Wausau apartment on Oct. 10, ...

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