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23 Jan News

Ice Age Snowshoe Hike in Lincoln County Forest

  It looks to be a mild day this time around for the annual snowshoe hike here in Lincoln County. The Northwoods Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance will host a guided hike in the Underdown area of the Lincoln County forest. Organizers invite participants to enjoy the wonderful landscape created by the Great ...

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23 Jan News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers are investigating the theft of a firearm in the city of Tomahawk. It comes at the request of the Lincoln County sheriff’s office, who believe the gun is possibly linked to another county case. Police were called regarding a online harassment and child custody incident. After speaking with the parties involved, the man agreed ...

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22 Jan News

Lincoln County To Discuss Merrill Partnership of Fairgrounds

As Lincoln County enters year 3 of fairgrounds discussions, the board on Tuesday voted to discuss joint ownership of the property with the city of Merrill. Storm damaged the grandstand, which was eventually taken down in 2012. Since that time the county board has had a wide variety of discussions on what to do with ...

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22 Jan News

Wausau Man Sentenced in Beheading

A Wausau man has now been sentenced in murder case from 2013. Twenty eight year old Kou Thao pleaded no contest to second degree intentional homicide in the shooting death of Tong Hang. Hang was shot and beheaded. The head was found in the trunk of a car in Milwaukee. Officials still do not know ...

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22 Jan News

DNR Urges Snowmobile Caution

With seven snowmobile fatalities already this season in the state of Wisconsin, DNR officials are once again reminded riders to use caution. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Snowmobile Administrator Gary Eddy says two of this snowmobile season’s seven fatalities occurred after the individual fell off the snowmobile and was struck by a following snowmobile. The ...

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22 Jan News

Rhinelander School District Hosts ‘Autism 101′ Presentation

  The Rhinelander School district will offer a program today focused on Autism. According to the Autism Speaks organization, autism is a disorder that encompasses a wide range of symptoms or behaviors and affects more than 3 million Americans. This evening James Williams Middle School will welcome Dr. Glenis Benson, who has been studying Autism ...

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21 Jan News

Minocqua Man Dies a Week After Snowmobile Accident

An Oneida County man hospitalized in a snowmobile accident last week has now died. That accident happened in the Town of Newbold on a trail off of Highway 70 last Wednesday. Emergency crews were called to the location at just before 11 pm. A passerby reported a snowmobiler laying in the trail with his machine ...

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21 Jan News

Woman Charged in 2003 Death of Rhinelander Man

Charges have been filed in Oneida County Court in the 2003 death of a Rhinelander man. Thirty three year old Latoya Wolf of Tomahawk appeared in Oneida County Court yesterday where court records indicate she is being charged with first degree intentional homicide as a party to a crime and obstructing an officer. The charges ...

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21 Jan News

Lincoln County Man Bound Over for Trial in Gun Incident

Lincoln County Man Bound Over for Trial in Gun Incident A judge ruled there is enough evidence for the case to proceed against a Lincoln County man involved in a gun incident. Twenty six year old Michael Selmer appeared in Lincoln County Court yesterday for a preliminary hearing. He was arrested earlier this month after ...

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21 Jan News

Ministry Welcomes Two New Doctors to Rhinelander

Ministry Health Care has recently welcomed two new doctors, both providing care in Rhinelander. As a geriatrician, Dr. Joelle Millikin will focus on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease and disability in older adults. Ministry says her specialization is in the diagnosis and treatment of dementia. Millikin says she grew up in a multi-generational ...

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