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18 Aug News

Man Who Ran From Oneida Cty Deputies Appears Court

A Wausau man who allegedly ran from deputies last week in Rhinelander made his initial appearance in court yesterday. Thirty seven year old Gabriel Bell appeared in Oneida County Court via video for that hearing. He is facing 3 charges including fleeing an officer in a vehicle and resisting an officer. Last week the Oneida ...

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18 Aug News

Tomahawk Police Report

A 19 year old woman came to the police department turning herself in for an altercation in which she says she struck another individual. After speaking with those involved, officers determined there was no physical contact. The woman wasn’t charged for the incident, but will be cited for obstructing. Officers were called to a home ...

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17 Aug News

Men Rescued After Capsizing Boat

Emergency responders were able to rescue a pair of boaters who had capsized near Tomahawk. A 911 call reported that small boat overturned on Lake Mable, east of Tomahawk, at around 6:30 last evening. There were two men in the water, one trapped under the boat. Two of the first on the scene, Deputy Sam ...

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17 Aug News

Sidewalk/Bike Path Planned for St. Marys Hospital

As part of ongoing renovations at Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital and Ministry Medical Group Clinic in Rhinelander, officials have announced additional plans for a new walking and bicycle path. Ministry Saint Marys’ president Sandra Anderson said she was made aware of the need to create a safe route and of recent efforts to construct a ...

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17 Aug News

Antlerless Permits On Sale for Northern and Central Forest Zones

Northwoods hunters looking to get an antlerless permit, can begin purchasing those tags today. According to the DNR, where available, antlerless tags may be purchased at the rate of one permit, per person, per day until the unit is sold out or the hunting season ends. Tags being sold for the Northern and Central Forest ...

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17 Aug News

Rhinelander Library Welcomes Authors of Book on Kovac Planetarium in Monico

A pair of authors who penned a book about the creator of a northwoods planetarium here in Northern Wisconsin will be the featured guests at the Rhinelander Library today. The book is called ‘The Man who Painted the Universe: The Story of a Planetarium in the Heart of the Northwoods. At the discussion today will ...

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17 Aug News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

A 65 year old Wausau man was injured Wednesday after a motorcycle crash Wednesday afternoon in the Town of Russell. Just before 2:00 PM a resident reported the crash on 1st Ave west of County Rd X. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to Ministry Good Sam for Treatment. Emergency crews including, the Tomahawk ...

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14 Aug News

Ministry Sacred Heart Serenity Garden Blessing

A special Girl Scout project on the grounds of Sacred Heart Hospital is taking shape. Callie Wyles is working on her gold award by constructing a serenity garden. Part of the project includes old structures including the entrance columns from the former hospital. Other features will include a grotto and a walk-way in the shape ...

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14 Aug News

Eagle River Speedway Raising Funds for SMA on Tori Stevens Night

Tonight’s races at the Eagle River Speedway will be dedicated to a Tomahawk girl who lost her battle with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The speedway will once again be hosting Tori Stevens night. The avid race fan passed away from the genetic disease in 2012 when she was just 11 years old. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) ...

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14 Aug News

Tick Talk in Lincoln County

There will be some tick talk here in Lincoln County the next two days. The Lincoln County Health Department is teaming with Ace Hardware in Merrill and Tomahawk to have discussions and displays on ticks. Staff from the Health Department will be on hand to talk about decreasing ticks, signs of tick disease and available ...

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