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13 Jan News

Driver Strikes Marathon County Courthouse

Only the driver was injured when a car crashed into the Marathon County Courthouse yesterday morning. Wausau police responded to that accident at just after 9am yesterday morning. The car was traveling along Grand Avenue near the courthouse when the driver lost control, slid over the curb and down and embankment. By that time the ...

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13 Jan News

Live Sustainable, Lincoln County Talks Composting

While any gardening talk seems a long way off, Live Sustainable, Lincoln County will offer a talk this evening on Composting. Of course composting is the breaking down of organic materials, which can than be used to enrich soil. Home composting has been growing in recent years due to a variety of benefits including reducing ...

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13 Jan News

DOT Meeting on Highway 51 Project in Woodruff, Arbor Vitae

The state Department of Transportation will be conducting another meeting regarding the ongoing Highway 51 improvements in the Minocqua area. The discussion this evening regards proposed improvements between 3rd street and Highway 70 in the towns of Woodruff and Arbor Vitae. The project has identified needs including deteriorating pavement, curb and gutter, plus inefficient operations ...

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13 Jan News

Tomahawk Man In Court on Gun Charges

A Tomahawk man arrested over the weekend on several gun related charges appeared in Lincoln County court yesterday. According to court records, Mike Selmer made his initial appearance via video conference. The 26 year old is facing charges including being a felon in possession of a fire arm and bail jumping, each felonies. The Sheriff’s ...

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13 Jan News

Tomahawk Police Report

The Tomahawk Police Department was mostly kept busy throughout the weekend with a series of car troubles and minor accidents. This included a standby after a driver lost a tire at the 4 way stop. Another involved hay bales scattered on the roadside. An accident Saturday morning involved an officer’s patrol car being struck when ...

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12 Jan News

Fatal Crash in Vilas County

One person has died in a single vehicle accident in Vilas County over the weekend. The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office received a report of that crash at just before 4:30 yesterday afternoon in the town of Saint Germain. The initial investigation shows that the vehicle was traveling east on State Highway 70, went through an ...

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12 Jan News

Man Dies in Vilas County Snowmobile Accident

Officials have now released the name of a snowmobiler killed over the weekend in Northern Wisconsin. That accident happened Saturday evening along a snowmobile trail in the town of Plum Lake in Vilas County. The Sheriff’s office says the man fell off of a snowmobile and was struck by another snowmobile from his group. Officials ...

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12 Jan News

Two Lincoln County Residents Arrested on Gun Charges

A single gun resulted in two separate arrests in Lincoln County over the weekend, however no injuries were reported. The situation began Friday morning when a woman contacted the Sheriff’s office regarding a man’s welfare. She said that an argument lead to him firing a pistol at a Town of Tomahawk residence. Attempts to reach ...

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12 Jan News

Nicolet Presidential Search Resumes with Meeting

The Nicolet College Presidential search picks back up later today. The technical college has been operating with an interim president in Kenneth Urban since former president Elizabeth Burmaster left last summer. Application materials were due back at the start of last week, and now the search committee will begin the process of reviewing those applications. ...

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12 Jan News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

Officials responded to a pair of fires this past week in the town of Birch. The first occurred early Tuesday morning. A County H resident reported a possible fire near a wood burner. Town of Russell firefighters were able to extinguish the fire confined to a single wall of the home. No structural damage was ...

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