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29 Sep News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report-September 29

A 28 year old Antigo woman and a 32 year old Merrill man were arrested Tuesday one warrants. Deputies went to a restaurant in the Town of Pine River after learning the male who was wanted by Lincoln County courts for failing to appear on a criminal damage to property charge was working there. While ...

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29 Sep News

Monday Morning Construction Update in Lincoln County

Beginning today, motorists can expect to encounter a single lane closure on southbound US 51 between WIS 64 and Lincoln County Q. The lane closure is necessary for crews to complete routine maintenance operations. Motorists are reminded to drive with caution in work zones and should be alert for slow moving vehicles. All work on ...

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26 Sep News

Prentice Teacher Collecting Bikes for Developing Countries

An area teacher is organizing a collection of an item so many take for granted in this country… the bicycle. Quan Banh teaches in Prentice. He’s leading a drive this weekend to collect bicycles and will work with Chicago-based Working Bike to fix them up. The bikes will be distributed to developing countries, where some ...

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26 Sep News

Invasive Species Identified on Trout Lake

Officials are using an invasive species discovery in a Northern Wisconsin lake to remind water enthusiasts to check their boats and equipment. Earlier this week, researchers confirmed the spiny water flea in Trout Lake in Vilas County. A local fisherman alerted the UW-Madison Trout Lake research station to the fleas. The spiny water flea is ...

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26 Sep News

50th Annual Beef-A-Rama in Minocqua

Beef will be on the menu in Minocqua this weekend. The community is hosting their annual Beef-A-Rama tomorrow. Its a special anniversary, 50 years for the event which began as a thank you to the businesses following the summer tourism season. As the event has grown so have the number of food themed activities and ...

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26 Sep News

National Drug Take Back Initiative

While an increasing number of law enforcement agencies are now offering methods to take back unwanted prescription medications, its time once again for the national take-back effort. Tomorrow marks the ninth National Take-Back Initiative. The goal is to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of prescription disposal while also educating the general public about ...

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26 Sep News

Bass Tournament Championships in Tomahawk

The top bass fisherman in central Wisconsin will converge in Tomahawk this weekend. The Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championship will be hosted on Lake Mohawksin all weekend long. Thirty six teams of two have qualified and will go head to head to determine the champion. Earlier this month the Series held a qualifying event ...

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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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