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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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15 Sep News

Lincoln County Bird Tests Positive for West Nile

Officials from the Lincoln County Health Department have confirmed that a dead bird has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the first confirmed case in Lincoln County this year. The bird was found back on August 25th. West Nile is spread through the bite of a mosquito. It was first discovered in Wisconsin ...

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15 Sep News

Two Dead in Vilas County Crash

Two people have died in a car crash in Vilas County yesterday afternoon. The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office says that accident happened at around 3pm on Highway 70 in the Town of Cloverland, west of Eagle River. Officials say two vehicles were involved in the crash. The investigation showed that a vehicle crossed over the ...

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15 Sep News

Motorcyclist Dies in Medford Crash

A motorcyclist has died in an accident in Taylor County last evening. The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office says that accident happened at just before 7 at the intersection of Highway 64 and Crane Drive in Medford. Investigators say the truck was making a left turn off of Highway 64 at the time. A low sun ...

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14 Sep News

Local Law Enforcement Prepare for Fall Ride

Signs of the Tomahawk Fall Ride are all around as organizers, businesses and riders are putting the final touches on their planning for the Fall Ride That includes area law enforcement, who greatly increase their presence with the large influx of people into the community. With the event centered around multiple jurisdictions, the Tomahawk Police ...

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14 Sep News

State Reports Several Credit/Debit Card Skimmers at Wisconsin Gas Station Pumps

Following up on a story we told you about earlier this week, the state is now warning consumers about credit and debit card skimmers. According to the state department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, they have recently become aware of skimmers in readers at gas pumps around the state. They confirmed at least 15 ...

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