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20 Jan Uncategorized

Medical Examiner Charges

RHINELANDER, Wis. (AP) — A former medical examiner for Oneida and Forest counties who was accused of taking body parts from autopsies has reached a plea deal with prosecutors. Forty-six-year-old Traci England pleaded guilty to two counts of misconduct in public office Friday in Oneida County Circuit Court. Charges of theft and obstructing an officer were ...

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16 Jan Uncategorized

Structure fire in Town of Harrison

A structure fire on Thursday morning destroyed a home in the Town of Harrison. At 4:15 AM a resident at N10830 State Rd 17 Rhinelander, called 911 to report that the garage attached to his home had caught fire. Fire units from the Town of Crescent Fire Department were dispatched along with Deputies from the ...

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14 Jan Uncategorized

Fatal traffic accident in Oneida County

Town of Cassian  -  On Tuesday January 14, at approximately 1:16 p.m., the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a vehicle crash involving a passenger car and a semi-tractor/propane tanker on Highway 51 and Fernwood Road in the Town of Cassian. Preliminary investigation indicates three fatalities surrounding this vehicle crash. The names are ...

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20 Dec Uncategorized

Two Die in Mercer Fire

TOWN OF MERCER, Wis. (AP) — Two people have died in a house fire in northern Wisconsin this week. Officials say the fire happened Wednesday night in the Town of Mercer. The home on Old Highway 51 Rd. was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at just after 6pm. The coroner pronounced a 24-year-old man and a 37-year-old ...

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13 Dec Uncategorized

Tomahawk Police Department Reports

Earlier in the week officer responded to a complaint of a physical altercation at a Tomahawk residence. One of the individuals involved, a 33 year old male was taken into custody for domestic disorderly conduct. He was later released after posting bond. A driver received two traffic citations following an accident earlier this week. The ...

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22 Nov Uncategorized

NATH Receives Donation

The Northwoods Alliance for Temporary Housing continues to receive generous support from community members in the 5 county area they serve. They recently announced a donation from the 14 employees at Country Terrace Assisted Living. The check will help fund Frederick Place and other NATH operations. Frederick Place, a 16 bed shelter, has provided over ...

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07 Oct Uncategorized

Town of Merrill Home a Loss after Fire

Two people were arrested and a house is a total loss after a fire at a Town of Merrill home over the weekend. The fire occurred off of Moritzville Avenue at just after 4:00 Saturday afternoon. The first responders to the scene reported the house was completely engulfed in flames when they arrived. The tenants ...

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03 Sep Uncategorized

North Fourth Street in Tomahawk Reopens

The City of Tomahawk has reopened the portion of North Fourth Street from River Road to Somo Avenue. The road closed and detour signs were removed on Tuesday at 2:00 pm. North Fourth Street has now reopened in Tomahawk.

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21 Aug Uncategorized

Dan Lemke to be Honored for Conservation Work

A local man will be honored later this year for his work in conservation. Dan Lemke works as a Senior Land Asset Manager for Plum Creek, where he plays a role in the permanent protection of more than 60,000 acres of timberland. Based on his work, he will be honored by the Gathering Waters Conservancy. ...

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21 Jun Uncategorized

Power Outages in the Northwoods Area

There are scattered power outages throughout the Northwoods areas. There are not any reported in the Tomahawk area, but the Rhinelander and Eagle River areas have been hit hard by outages. Keep tabs on the outages with Wisconsin Public Service. http://www.wisconsinpublicservice.com/outagesummary/view/outagegrid.aspx

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