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24 Mar News

Merrill Police Stop Vehicle with Methamphetamine

Earlier this month Merrill police arrested two individuals on charges related to methamphetamine. That incident happened March 13 following a vehicle stop, when officer’s identified 31 year old Jamie Pankow as having a warrant. The Merrill k9 had a positive hit on the vehicle. As a result officers discovered numerous baggies of methamphetamine, scales, large ...

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24 Mar News

Tomahawk High School Forensics

The Tomahawk High School Forensics team will once again send a large contingent to the State Forensics Festival. The Hatchets squad hosted the district meet over the weekend. They were joined by 18 other schools at the event. As a result of their performances 29 students qualified for state including: Allison Meinheit, Bobbi Steines, Drew ...

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24 Mar News

Rhinelander Jazz Earns ‘Outstanding Band’ Distinction

Rhinelander High School’s Green Shades Jazz Ensemble participated in the Shawano High School Jazz Festival (SHAZZ) last weekend. Green Shades received one of the four Outstanding Band awards given out that day. There were 20 bands that participated from around the state. Also acknowledged was Faith Bartelt for outstanding soloist. She joined guest clinicians (Eric ...

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24 Mar News

Tomahawk Police Report

One person was cited following a two vehicle accident late last week. That accident happened on Somo Avenue, when 1 vehicle rear-ended another. The vehicle had to be towed from the scene, the driver cited for inattentive driving. A 52 year old man was arrested following a rollover crash Saturday evening. That accident happened on ...

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23 Mar News

Merrill Man Arrested Driving on 3 Tires Following Accident

A Merrill man is in jail after being pulled over traveling on just three tires. Law enforcement were first alerted to a vehicle driving in Merrill with a severely damaged tire yesterday afternoon at around 4pm. Officials believe the man struck a guard rail and light standard on County G. The vehicle was traveling on ...

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23 Mar News

Three Arrested on Drug Charges at Merrill Home

Three people were arrested on drug related charges at a Town of Merrill home late last week. Sheriff’s Deputies and Merrill Police executed a search warrant at a home on Riverview Road on Thursday. Several people were at the home when officers arrived. According tot he Sheriff’s department, all but one acknowledged the dwelling was ...

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23 Mar News

Lincoln County Deer Advisory Council Meets Tonight

During the second half of March, County Deer Advisory Councils across the state are meeting to form preliminary anterless deer quotas and permit level recommendations. Last month the Natural Resources Board approved the population objectives recommended by each county’s council. Last fall the council’s met to determine whether to grow, maintain or decrease the herd. ...

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23 Mar News

Workforce Development Officials Stop in Wausau

For the second time in recent weeks, the Department of Workforce Development sent officials to the Wausau area touting the state’s Fast Forward program. This time assistant deputy secretary David Anderson toured Gordon Aluminum Industries. He says Wisconsin’s Fast Forward Work Training is having a positive impact on working families and employers across the state. ...

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23 Mar News

Suspect in Drug Case Turns Self-In

A woman with an active warrant for drug related charges turned herself in to Lincoln County authorities. The 24 year old from Stevens Point has pending charges for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, maintaining a drug trafficking place and dealer possessing and untaxed controlled substance. An active warrant was issued earlier this month. ...

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23 Mar News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report 3-23

A 21 year old Tomahawk man was arrested Monday afternoon on a warrant charge. A Deputy went to a theft complaint in the Town of Rock Falls on Monday and while speaking to a witness he learned he was wanted by the Marathon County Sheriff for contempt of court. After the warrant was confirmed the ...

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