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26 Jan News

Rib Mountain Treatment Facility Upgrades Planned

According to the DNR, the Rib Mountain Metro Sewerage District has requested approval to upgrade its existing waste water treatment facility. The DNR says the district’s current treatment facility has historically performed adequately and complied with discharge standards. The facility is, however, 30 years old and needs to be refurbished or upgraded to maintain reliability ...

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25 Jan News

Nicolet Promise Offers Student Tuition Opportunities

Upcoming Northwoods graduates attending Nicolet College will have the opportunity to have their tuition covered through the Nicolet Promise. For those that missed our forum on Friday, Nicolet President Richard Nelson talked to Jeff about the landmark program recently adopted by the school. Under the Nicolet Promise, the Nicolet Foundation will pick up the entire ...

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25 Jan News

Airport Projects Announced in Rhinelander, Merrill

Governor Scott Walker, over the weekend, announced a pair of projects at two local airports totaling nearly $2 million. The first project will take place at the Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport. The $1.6 million project includes extending the taxiway running parallel to the primary runway and repainting the airfield pavement. Both improvements are aimed at improving ...

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25 Jan News

Tomahawk Mayoral Forum to be Broadcast on WJJQ

Several local groups will provide an opportunity for Tomahawk residents to get to know the candidates in a crowded mayoral field. For the first time in recent memory, there will be a primary here in the city of Tomahawk. When the nomination period closed, 4 candidates had submitted the necessary paperwork to appear on the ...

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25 Jan News

Rec Deputy Finding Increase in Garbage Left on Ice

Local law enforcement groups are reminding winter recreation enthusiasts to clean up after themselves when they leave. With cold weather providing plenty of ice on local lakes, the Lincoln County Rec Deputy is finding them filled with anglers and ice shanties. Unfortunately with the increased use, he is also finding garbage on the ice nearby. ...

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25 Jan News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

A 29 year old Merrill man was arrested Wednesday after deputies responded to a disturbance call in the Town of Schley. The man had left the scene prior to the arrival of law enforcement; he was located a short time later and arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct. The man is being held on ...

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25 Jan News

Busy but Successful January for Rhinelander DECA

Rhinelander DECA with Successful Competition and Charitywork A Rhinelander student organization is having quite the month of January, both competition and fundraising. The Rhinelander DECA group has only been around for 2 years. Back on January 8th 25 students participated in the district competition in Wisconsin Rapids. The competitions fall into one of four clusters: ...

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22 Jan News

Three Additional Employees Resign at Lincoln Hills

Three additional Department of Corrections employees have resigned amid an investigation into misconduct and excessive use of force at a juvenile corrections school here in the Northwoods. A Corrections Department spokeswoman said in a statement yesterday two youth counselors and a social worker at Lincoln Hills have resigned bringing the total staff resignations to five. ...

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22 Jan News

Renovations Planned for Jay Stadium in Merrill

The athletic facilities at Merrill High School will be getting a makeover, thanks to a generous donation. The district announced those plans to renovate Jay Stadium yesterday. They said in a news release that the major focus of the renovation involves the installation of an artificial turf field. The expanded field will allow the school’s ...

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22 Jan News

Lakeland Teacher/Football Coach on Leave Amid Allegations

A man serving as both a teacher and coach in the Lakeland Union School District was placed on administrative leave earlier this month. Brent Luebke was placed on leave January 6 as police investigate “allegations that have been made.” It was not immediately clear what those allegations are. Luebke has been a special education teacher ...

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