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08 Apr News

Communities Still Dealing with Water Issues

In a winter dealing with water issues related to the cold, Eagle River had their turn over the weekend. Highway 70 in Eagle River was closed throughout much of the day Saturday. This was due to a water main break, believed to be weather related. The incident happened between 4th Street and 7th Street. Crews were ...

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08 Apr News

Railroads Participating in “See Tracks? Think Train!” Campaign

Area railroad operations are joining national safety advocate Operation Lifesaver in a new campaign aimed at raising awareness around railroad tracks. The campaign has a simple, but effective message, “See Tracks? Think Train!” Based on historical federal data, OLI estimates that a person or vehicle is struck by a train roughly once every three hours. ...

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08 Apr News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers were called to a Tomahawk establishment for a Fitchberg man that initially would not leave the bathroom then eventually would not leave the patio area at approximately3am. Once the officer arrived at the scene the man left without incidence. A traffic stop for an equipment violation resulted in a citation for operating without insurance. ...

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08 Apr News

Live Sustainable, Lincoln County Offers Gardening Speakers

With the weather improving, people will soon be heading to their gardens, and Live Sustainable, Lincoln County will offer a series of speakers this evening speaking about different types of gardening. This includes a straw bale garden, where you raise your crop directly on a bale of hay or straw; raised bed gardening; lasagna gardens, ...

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07 Apr News

WJJQ Home, Sport & Travel Show, w/ Health Expo – This Weekend

WJJQ HOME, SPORT, & TRAVEL Show with HEALTH EXPO Saturday, April 12th from 9:00-4:00 Sunday, April 13th from 10:00-3:00 TOMAHAWK SCHOOL COMPLEX  1048 East King Road Free Admission! PARTICIPATING SPONSORS 2014 AA Seamless Allied Health Chiropractic Center (Bobbi & Grace) Apple Valley Nursery & Orchards Area Glass Bathroom Crafters Bell Tower Residence Carpentry By Ivan ...

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07 Apr News

Mark Bucki Homicide Trial Set to Begin

The trial of a Merrill man facing homicide charges is set to begin this morning. Mark Bucki is facing multiple charges in Lincoln County Court including first degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse. His estranged wife Anita went missing last spring. Following a several week search, her body was found in Taylor County. Judge ...

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07 Apr News

Merrill Man Faces Charges in Marathon and Lincoln Counties

A Merrill man is facing charges in both Marathon and Lincoln County following an arrest last week. Lincoln County deputies initially investigated a theft on Tuesday in the Town of Merrill. Two fire arms were reported missing from the residence. Through their investigation, the sheriff’s department developed a suspect and alerted nearby law enforcement. A short time ...

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07 Apr News

Four Arrested on Drug Related Charges in Lincoln County

Four people were arrested on drug related charges following a weekend traffic stop in Lincoln County. The vehicle was initially stopped for an equipment violation. This happened on North Sales Street Saturday evening. A sheriff’s deputy called a k-9 unit from Marathon County, which had a positive hit. Deputies say they found a syringe and an empty ...

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07 Apr News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

A 44 year old Tripoli man was arrested last Monday after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Somo. The incident happened on Carpenter Road at just after 10:30 AM. The man was taken into custody on charges of disorderly conduct, battery and bail jumping. A 52 year old Merrill man was arrested Saturday on ...

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07 Apr News

Recreation Trails Closed at Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest for Several Weeks Due to Spring Thaw

Officials with Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest have announced the closure of their all-terrain vehicle (ATV), horse and bicycle trails at this time. The temporary closure of trails during spring break-up will reduce rutting and erosion of trails which often occurs when the soil is saturated. Protecting recreation trails during this time period reduces the likelihood of trail ...

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