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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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04 Apr News

Tomahawk School Board Gets Two Write-In Winners

Write-in ballots have been counted and the Tomahawk School district has rounded out their school board, with some familiar names to the district. The final two members making up the board will be Cathy Meyer and Curt Powell. With no one running in their respective districts, they received the most write-in votes. The district had ...

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04 Apr News

Tomahawk Police Report

A resident reported a hit and run that occurred Sunday night. The vehicle was struck on Rice avenue. Officers collected evidence from the scene. A woman reported ongoing harassment via telephone and text message. The officer spoke with each party and told them to avoid contact with each other. The woman was also advised to remove ...

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04 Apr News

Emergency Management Reminding Residents with Spring Storm

Local Emergency Management Teams are reminding residents that many of the same winter storm precautions apply during the forecasted spring snow. With temperatures hovering right around the freezing point, the roads can become icy. Starting last night and into this morning we have received several reported accidents on area roadways. Northbound traffic on Highway 51 ...

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04 Apr News

“Microsoft Scam” Callers Appearing in Northwoods

We’ve received several reports from residents regarding an increase in phone and computer scam attempts. The caller says they are from Microsoft or some variation of “Windows Service Center.” The scammer claims there are viruses or malware slowing down your computer or e-mail. The scammer likely will try and get you to pay for an ...

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