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20 Jul News

Small Plane Crash in Vilas County Sunday

A small plane crash yesterday in the northwoods left two with minor injuries. That crash happened at just past noon yesterday at the Land O’Lakes Municipal Airport in Vilas County. The plane involved was a single engine, home built plane. Officials say the plane was landing at the time of the crash; after touching down ...

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20 Jul News

Man in Critical Condition Following Wakeboarding Accident

A Park Falls man suffered severe injuries in a waterskiing accident in Northern Wisconsin over the weekend. The 25 year old was wakeboarding Saturday evening on Walton Lake in Vilas County. Officials believe the boat went between a floating raft and a pier. The wakeboarder then hit a boat tied to the pier. The sheriff’s ...

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20 Jul News

Crash in Town of Nokomis Hospitalizes 3

A crash early Saturday morning north of Tomahawk left three people injured. The Oneida County Sheriff’s office, along with emergency responders, were called to that accident at just before 6am near the Highway 51 and County L intersection in the Town of Nokomis. The sheriff’s office described the two vehicle crash as head on. They ...

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20 Jul News

Women Recovering After Rolling Vehicle 5 Times

Deputies credit a seatbelt with preventing possible severe injuries following a single vehicle roll-over in Lincoln County yesterday morning. Officials say the driver, a 19 year old women from Milton, was traveling north on Highway 51 near Merrill at the time. She believes she fell asleep at the wheel only to be awoken by the ...

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20 Jul News

1 Dead, 6 Injured in Langlade County Crash

One person died and 6 were injured following a 3 vehicle accident Friday evening in Langlade County. That crash happened on County Highway K at approximately 8:30. Officials say that a westbound vehicle driven by Joseph Ziemendorf of Elcho crossed the center line and struck two vehicles. Ziemendorf was the lone occupant of his vehicle. ...

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20 Jul News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office

An Illinois man was injured after a single vehicle rollover on Highway 51 Friday afternoon. The initial 911 call was for a reckless vehicle. As deputies were en route, the vehicle crashed near County S. The 50 year old was ultimately transported to Marshfield, where he was released yesterday. Officials believe a medical condition may ...

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17 Jul News

Kwahamots at Wisconsin Ski Championships in Rapids

Twenty four of the top water ski teams in the state are converging in central Wisconsin this weekend, and the northwoods will be well represented once again. Its time for the Wisconsin State Show Ski Championships, held each year on Lake Wazeecha in Wisconsin Rapids. This is the 49th year for the competition which features ...

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17 Jul News

Merrill Man Arrested in Tomahawk on Drug Charges

A Merrill man is in custody on drug charges after an arrest in Tomahawk this week. Tomahawk Police Chief Al Elvins says the arrest was the result of an investigation into the sale and distribution of methamphetamine. Officers seized methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, a vehicle and $1,800 in cash. The 27 year old is currently ...

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17 Jul News

Officials Seek Witnesses in Highway Worker Accident Investigation

As investigators continue to look into a fatal accident involving a Lincoln County highway worker, they are seeking possible witnesses. That accident happened Tuesday afternoon at approximately 2:30 on State Highway 17 near Smith Road. In particular, officials believe a motorcycle may have been following the car involved in the accident. Investigators are trying to ...

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17 Jul News

Northwoods Groups Holding Invasive Species ID Day

Several area groups are teaming up today to educate the public on invasive species. Its all part of Invasive Species ID Day, and events will be held from Antigo north to Ashland. Today’s effort will feature various activities and educational opportunities, and they’ll focus on both aquatic and terrestrial invasive species. Invasive Species can be ...

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