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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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20 Mar News

Merrill Receives $400,000 to Redevelop Riverfront Properties

A northwoods community has received nearly a half million dollars to help redevelop sites along the Wisconsin River. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced this week that the city of Merrill will receive $415,000 from the state’s Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment Program. The initiative, established in 2013,helps with redevelopment on abandoned properties throughout the state. ...

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20 Mar News

Tomahawk St. Baldrick’s Campaign Eclipses $10,000

The Tomahawk kids participating in the St. Baldrick’s campaign have surged past their secondary goal. Those students once again shaved their heads Tuesday night to raise money for pediatric cancer. Their initial fundraising goal was $8,000 matching their goal they achieved last year. Their efforts through the event on Tuesday brought the total to around ...

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20 Mar News

12th Annual Taste of Tomahawk on Saturday

The Tomahawk Chamber will welcome in spring with a beach themed event tomorrow. Its time once again for the Taste of Tomahawk. This is the 12th year for the event, which will once again feature local and state breweries and wineries. Ten area food vendors will also be sampling their foods. Events all go on ...

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20 Mar News

Area Reservoirs Starting Spring Fill-Up

While the surface is frozen, water underneath the ice is moving in the area reservoirs. With the spring melt well underway, all five area reservoirs are filling up quickly according to Wisconsin Valley Improvement. After most of the reservoirs reached their low points of the season earlier this month, each has been on a steady ...

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20 Mar News

Man Arrested Alongside Double Homicide Suspect Now in Northwoods Jail

The man arrested in Indiana alongside a double homicide suspect is back in Northern Wisconsin. Twenty two year old Ryan Sisco was taken into custody earlier this month after law enforcement searched for Ashlee Martinson. The 17 year old has been charged with killing her mother and step father March 7. The Oneida County Sheriff’s ...

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