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28 Mar News

Continuing Candidate Forums for Spring Election

We’ll continue to host our candidate forums later this morning on WJJQ. Today we turn back to the muncipal court judge race, hearing from Ned Seubert. He’ll face Jim Sheridan for the judge seat presiding over the cities of Tomahawk and Merrill. Sheridan joined the program on Tuesday. That podcast is available on our website WJJQ.com ...

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28 Mar News

Maple Grover Charter School to Host First Tapping Ceremony

Maple Grove Charter School in Merrill will be holding events this weekend that include a showcase of the school and curriculum, while celebrating the Maple Syrup traditions of Wisconsin. That event will take place tomorrow starting with a $7 pancake breakfast fundraiser. That is from 8-11 at Ed and Sharon’s Banquet Hall. Events will be running at ...

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27 Mar News

St. Germain Man Sentenced in Overdose Death

A St. Germain man has been sentenced for his role in an overdose death in Oneida County. Back in December, thirty year old Richard Lewis was found guilty after pleading no contest to 1st degree reckless homicide, delivery of heroin and disorderly conduct. At his hearing yesterday afternoon, Judge Patrick O’Melia sentenced Lewis to 4 ...

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27 Mar News

Rhinelander Man Reaches Plea, Avoids Jail Time on Drug Charges

A Rhinelander man facing several drug charges reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid jail time. Randy Zadnik was facing charges including possession of methamphetamine and possession of narcotics. As part of a plea deal, Zadnik pleaded no contest and was found guilty on the possession of narcotics charge. Two other counts were dismissed. According ...

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27 Mar News

Electric Customers Behind on Payments Need to Contact WPS to Avoid Disconnection Next Month

Customers who fell behind on their utility bills over the winter are reminded to contact Wisconsin Public Service or they could be at risk of a disconnection. WPS says that at the end of February nearly 26,000 customers were four months or more behind on their bills. They say that number is up slightly from ...

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27 Mar News

City of Tomahawk Officials to Meet on Assisted Living Development

City of Tomahawk officials will meet this evening as the process to build an assisted living facility at the vacant hospital site continues on. Earlier this month Mayor Bob Lee announced the intention of Milestone Senior Living to take down the former hospital building and build a 22 bed assisted living and 22 bed memory ...

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27 Mar News

Wausau Police Getting New K-9 Officer

The Wausau Police Department will welcome a new canine to their department in the coming months. The department says that Santo will join the force once training with his handler. Santo is the fourth K-9 officer in the Wausau police force. They posted a picture of the dog on their department Facebook page. The cost ...

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26 Mar News

Defense Makes Motions in Linsday Strom Case

The defense has made several motions in the case of a Merrill woman accused in a murder for hire plot. Lindsay Strom is currently facing a single count of conspiracy to commit first degree intentional homicide in Marathon County. In the past week her attorney has filed several motions according to the court records. One ...

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26 Mar News

Nicolet College Names 2014 Student Ambassador

Nicolet College has named their next Student Ambassador for the upcoming school year. The student is Carl Anderson of Rhinelander who will serve in that position through 2014-2015. As an ambassador, his role will be to help inform residents of opportunities at Nicolet. He’ll also represent the school at the state Conference next month in ...

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26 Mar News

Oneida County Health Department Receives National Accreditation

The Oneida County Health Department has announced a national accreditation. The program, through the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to improve and protect the health of the public by advancing the quality and performance of the nation’s Tribal, State, Local, and Territorial public health departments. Linda Conlon at the Oneida County Health Department says, ”We ...

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