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19 Sep News

No Injuries in Vehicle in Merrill

No one was injured in a vehicle fire over the weekend in Lincoln County. The Merrill Fire Department was paged to the intersection of Riverside and State Street in Merrill. The call came in at just before 6:30 Saturday evening. Crews arrived to find a mid-sized truck fully involved in the engine compartment. The fire ...

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19 Sep News

Several Road Projects Begin Monday in Langlade, Oneida Counties

One large scale project, and two smaller projects starting today will affect northwoods traffic. First up, the Department of Transportation says that a several month long project will get underway on Highway 55 in Langlade County between County T and the County Line. The project includes: resurfacing, culvert work, and the installation of centerline rumble ...

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16 Sep News

Moose Visits Tomahawk During Fall Ride Weekend

In addition to the tens of thousands of motorcycles, the Tomahawk area has another special visitor the past few days. Yesterday afternoon, numerous listeners let us know about a bull moose sighted in Highway 8 area north of Tomahawk. We assume it was that same moose that made his way south overnight and was right ...

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16 Sep News

Thunder Parade Highlights Friday Fall Ride Events

After several kick-off events the past few days, action really gets into full swing today for the Tomahawk Fall Ride. That rumble in the air has grown the past several days with tens of thousands of bikers converging in Tomahawk for the 35th edition of the Fall Ride. Today’s highlight, as it is each Friday ...

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16 Sep News

Runaways Located, Two Teens Charged following Minoqua Crash

Response to an abandoned, crashed pick up truck in Minocqua lead to the location of runaways and charges for two teens. According to a news release from the Minocqua Police Department, officers were initially contacted about a truck crashed at the north end of Buckskin Trail Wednesday morning. The truck was reported as stolen from ...

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16 Sep News

Victims Identified in Fatal Vilas County Crash

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office has now identified two victims in a fatal crash in West of Eagle River on Wednesday. The Sheriff says that 57 year old Linda Healy of St. Germain and 78 year old Lillian Pulec of Eagle River died in that two vehicle accident. Investigators initially said that Healy’s vehicle crossed ...

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16 Sep News

Three Northwoods Counties Added to DNR CWD Monitoring Area

With the deer archery season opening, the DNR is once again looking for chronic wasting disease, including expanded monitoring in the Northwoods. The testing is part of ongoing efforts to monitor the status and spread of the disease in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will be testing deer from select areas of the ...

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16 Sep News

Nicolet Hire Up Features Speaker on Veteran Transistion to Civilian Life

Making the transition from an active duty military member to the workforce or a classroom can be a challenging proposition for military veterans. A Rhinelander native is returning to the Northwoods again to speak on the topic at Nicolet College’s Hire Up Series. David Chrisinger is considered an expert on the subject, working with numerous ...

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15 Sep News

Tomahawk Hosts 35th Annual Fall Ride

That rumble in the air here in Tomahawk has nothing to do with the weather, but rather the tens of thousands of motorcycles converging here in the northwoods. This marks the 35th year for what is now known as the Tomahawk Fall Ride. The event actually has humble beginnings, and a much later start date. ...

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15 Sep News

Tomahawk VFW Takes Over Downtown Fall Ride Planning

It takes plenty of work to organize an event catered to thousands of bikers, and this year a new group has stepped into the planning. Members of the Tomahawk Wurl-Feind-Ingman VFW Post 2687 have taken over planning for the downtown events this year. Early on in the planning process, they developed a seed of an ...

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