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09 Sep News

Flood Watch Issued for Much of Northwoods

For the second time in less than a week, heavy rains are forecast across the northwoods leading to a flood watch. Emergency teams are cautioning residents as many areas deal with saturated grounds and swollen rivers. The National Weather Service offers some useful facts on the risks of floods. It takes as little as 6 ...

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09 Sep News

Private Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Wausau

Danger was averted as a private plane made an emergency landing at the Wausau airport yesterday afternoon. The pilot reported black smoke in the cockpit of the single engine Cessna. At around 4:30 the plane landed at the downtown Wausau airport. The Wausau Fire Department along with other emergency workers stood by as the plane ...

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09 Sep News

Lake Mohawksin Hosts Bass Tournament Qualifier

This past weekend bass fisherman got to scout the Tomahawk area in the lead up to their series championship. Forty five 2 person teams were on Lake Mohawksin Saturday for the final Central Wisconsin River Series event. Organizers said the teams dealt with tough conditions from the heavy rains and storms late last week. In ...

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09 Sep News

DNR Hosting Wolf Trapping Workshops

With the wolf season quickly approaching, the DNR is teaming with several groups to offer trapping workshops across the state. Each course will cover a number of topics, including basic season framework, wolf ecology, trapper ethics, and hands-on trap set demonstrations. The Wisconsin Trappers Association and the US Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services will also ...

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09 Sep News

Tomahawk Police Report–September 9

Officers investigated an attempted break in to the Tomahawk Cinema. There was apparent damage to the lock, although nothing was missing and it did not appear as though access was gained to the building. An individual reported ongoing harassing and threatening Facebook messages. The suspected party lives in the Rhinelander area; the complaint was turned ...

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08 Sep News

Two Separate Roll Overs in Lincoln County Sunday

Three people were injured in two separate vehicle rollovers on Highway 51 in Lincoln County yesterday. The first incident happened near Merrill yesterday morning at just before 6:30. The driver, a 24 year old Milwaukee man said he was driving overnight to Rhinelander and apparently fell asleep. He awoke as he left the shoulder and ...

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08 Sep News

Horse Saved, Kayakers Injured in Pine River Incidents

A horse was rescued from the Pine River on Friday as the river swelled due to Thursday’s storms. The owner of the horse said she was walking the animal across the Pine River when it became spooked. She said the animal lost its footing and was last seen floating down the river. Search groups checked ...

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08 Sep News

Deputies Save Abandoned Guinea Pig

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office is reminding residents to surrender your pet rather than abandoning it after an incident this past week. A deputy was investigating a garbage dumping complaint near Merrill. As he was leaving he observed a small cage with a guinea pig nearby. The animal was distressed with no food or water. ...

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08 Sep News

Local Honor Flight Heads to Washington

As the summer winds down, another group of veterans will head to our nation’s capital as part of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight. Today’s flight will include 46 World War II veterans, 35 Korean War veterans and 4 veterans from Vietnam. After today’s trip, the Never Forgotten Honor Flight will have taken 1,570 veterans to ...

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08 Sep News

Man Arrested After Alleged Drug Handoff in Tomahawk

A Schofield man was arrested over the weekend after a Lincoln County Deputy observed a possible drug transaction. The deputy was at a gas station in Tomahawk and saw the suspect and another male make a quick exchange of something in the back parking lot. When the individuals saw the deputy they walked away. The ...

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