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08 Sep News

Two Separate Roll Overs in Lincoln County Sunday

Three people were injured in two separate vehicle rollovers on Highway 51 in Lincoln County yesterday. The first incident happened near Merrill yesterday morning at just before 6:30. The driver, a 24 year old Milwaukee man said he was driving overnight to Rhinelander and apparently fell asleep. He awoke as he left the shoulder and ...

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08 Sep News

Horse Saved, Kayakers Injured in Pine River Incidents

A horse was rescued from the Pine River on Friday as the river swelled due to Thursday’s storms. The owner of the horse said she was walking the animal across the Pine River when it became spooked. She said the animal lost its footing and was last seen floating down the river. Search groups checked ...

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08 Sep News

Deputies Save Abandoned Guinea Pig

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office is reminding residents to surrender your pet rather than abandoning it after an incident this past week. A deputy was investigating a garbage dumping complaint near Merrill. As he was leaving he observed a small cage with a guinea pig nearby. The animal was distressed with no food or water. ...

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08 Sep News

Local Honor Flight Heads to Washington

As the summer winds down, another group of veterans will head to our nation’s capital as part of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight. Today’s flight will include 46 World War II veterans, 35 Korean War veterans and 4 veterans from Vietnam. After today’s trip, the Never Forgotten Honor Flight will have taken 1,570 veterans to ...

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08 Sep News

Man Arrested After Alleged Drug Handoff in Tomahawk

A Schofield man was arrested over the weekend after a Lincoln County Deputy observed a possible drug transaction. The deputy was at a gas station in Tomahawk and saw the suspect and another male make a quick exchange of something in the back parking lot. When the individuals saw the deputy they walked away. The ...

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08 Sep News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report-September 8

A 53 year old Merrill man was arrested last Monday morning after Deputies responded to a disturbance at a Town of Corning residence. Just after 1AM a caller reported that the injured victim arrived at his residence seeking help. When Deputies arrived they learned an argument resulted in the suspect allegedly striking the victim in ...

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05 Sep News

Power Outages Continue in Northern Wisconsin

Power outages continue to be the story across Northern Wisconsin this morning as more than 25,000 people woke up without power. The first wave of storms began early yesterday morning, with a second heavier storm cell causing a majority of the outages, passed through in the late morning. At its peak, nearly 50,000 customers were ...

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05 Sep News

Lightening Suspected in Two Northwoods Fires

In addition to the heavy storms, firefighters were also kept busy with a pair of fires. The first occurred early yesterday morning in the town of Hackett in Price County. The Prentice Fire Department responded to the home on Worster Road at just before 1am. The residents of the home were able to safely evacuate ...

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05 Sep News

Prentice, Northwoods Community Elementary Chosen for Title I Schools of Recognition

While the school year just got underway this week, several northwoods schools were rewarded for past performance. Overall the state Department of Public Instruction announced 173 title 1 schools of recognition in 3 categories. The awards highlight schools that have demonstrated success in educating students from low-income families. To be eligible, schools must receive federal ...

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05 Sep News

Tomahawk Dumpster Days this Weekend

Tomahawk residents will once again be able to get rid of their unwanted items with the semi-annual Dumpster Days. This is the seventh year for the free citywide fall event sponsored by the Tomahawk Make a Difference Group. The group’s spring clean-up was canceled this year due to the late winter. City of Tomahawk residents ...

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