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21 Jul News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report July 21

A 19 year old Gleason man was arrested Tuesday evening on a disorderly conduct charge after Deputies investigated a disturbance at a town of Russell residence. Deputies learned that the suspect had become upset and had smashed the windshield of a truck with a hammer. He had left the area prior to the deputy’s arrival, ...

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20 Jul News

Motorcycle Accident In Woodboro

Town of Woodboro – On Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 5:26 p.m., the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a reckless motorcycle driving westbound on Highway 8 in the Town of Woodboro. At 5:30 p.m., the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office received numerous 911 calls of a one vehicle motorcycle accident on Highway ...

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18 Jul News

Public Service Offering Small Refund to Electric Customers

Earlier this month Wisconsin Public Service announced plans that will give a small refund to customers later this year. The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin approved WPS to refund $8.1 millions to Wisconsin electric retail customers for an over-recovery of fuel and purchased power costs. WPS says Continued lower prices for natural gas and lower ...

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18 Jul News

Kwahamots Seek Back to Back State Championships

The 48th Wisconsin State Show Ski Championships gets underway today at Lake Wazeecha in Wisconsin Rapids featuring 24 teams including some from here in the Northwoods. The Kwahamots from Tomahawk took home the Division 3 title last year, and will compete in Division 2 this year. There they 7th team to hit the water today, ...

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18 Jul News

Area Reservoirs Remain High in 2014; Looking Back at Recent Years

Not much has changed with the area reservoir levels, which all remain at near full levels. In fact, the Eau Plaine, Rainbow, Willow and Nokomis are continuing to fluctuate within a foot of full. With little change from week to week, we looked back at recent years to see where the levels stood then. Using ...

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18 Jul News

Tomahawk Fishing Unlimited Kid’s Fishing Contest

Tomahawk Fishing Unlimited will try to hook some kids this weekend, as its time once again for their  kids’ fishing contest. Organizers hope the event gets children interesting in fishing and taking advantage of all the water that the Tomahawk area has to offer. The event tomorrow morning will take place at Veterans Memorial Park. ...

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18 Jul News

Some Lincoln County Fair Judging Gets Underway this Weekend

While most of the Lincoln County Fair doesn’t get underway for two more weeks, some participants have their judging as early as this weekend. This year’s Lincoln County Fair will begin with the Jr. Horse Show on Saturday, July 19th at 8 a.m. including pleasure classes, trail classes and gymkhana events. Then next weekend there ...

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18 Jul News

Death of Missing Saynor Woman Ruled ‘Undetermined’

The cause of death of a missing Sayner woman, whose body was recovered last year, has been ruled undetermined. Sandra Schinke was first reported missing in the spring of 2012. Her husband returned home from a business trip to find her missing. A hunter came across her remains in a wooded area in the Northern ...

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17 Jul News

Lac du Flambeau Celebrating Return of Strawberry Island

The Lac du Flambeau are celebrating a historic island that was returned to them earlier this year. Today, the tribe is hosting the “Strawberry Island Homecoming Celebration.” The 26 acre island was one of the last historic battle sites between the Ojibwe and Sioux tribes in what was known as the “Battle for Lac du ...

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17 Jul News

Baumann Sentencing Postponed to November

A Merrill woman convicted in a fatal vehicle accident will have to wait a few more months to learn her sentence. According to court records, Ashley Baumann has had her sentencing hearing pushed back to November 4. That hearing was originally scheduled for August 20. Back in May, Baumann was convicted of four felonies including ...

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