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4 hrs ago | Merrill Foto News

Fatal house fire in town of King

At 1:34 p.m. Thursday, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office dispatch received a 911 call of a structure fire on Pine Shore Lane in the town of King.

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Related Topix: Tomahawk, WI

12 hrs ago | WAOW

Highway department fire, massive damage

One person has died in a house fire east of Tomahawk on Thursday, Lt. Grant Peterson with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Tomahawk, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors, Wausau, WI

12 hrs ago | WAOW

Appeals court revives Capitol protest lawsuit

One person has died in a house fire east of Tomahawk on Thursday, Lt. Grant Peterson with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Updated: Power outages add to crashes, ditch slide-ins for snow woes

The latest April snowstorm is causing traffic crashes, slide-ins and power outages across north central Wisconsin, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Wisconsin, Marathon County, WI, Weather, Wausau, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Local training offered to help create safe, affirming environments

Amanda Kostman and Debbie Moellendorf, educators with Lincoln County University of Wisconsin-Extension, will lead the session for local youth group leaders along with older youths.

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Related Topix: Merrill, WI

WAOW

Power outages reported across northern Wisconsin

The Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and hiding her body has been found guilty on all three counts.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Weather, Oneida County, WI, Rhinelander, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

4-Hers showcase dramatic and musical talents

Wayne Pugh and Linda Graykowski served as judges for this year's event. The festival was planned and coordinated by Dillon Chieves and the Merrill Busy Bees 4-H Club.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Man Arrested for Stalking Girl in Oshkosh

Police say the suspect was arrested Monday, April 14, after an investigation showed he stalked a girl at two different addresses.

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Related Topix: Oshkosh, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Jury resumes deliberations in homicide trial

Another winter-like spring storm will bring accumulating snow to parts of Western Wisconsin, with several inches likely in our northern counties through Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Merrill, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Jurors to resume deliberations early Wednesday

Jurors will resume deliberations early Wednesday after failing Tuesday to reach a verdict in the trial of a Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WAOW

Stevens Point man sentenced to federal prison

A Packers reunion with Brett Favre fell short of becoming a reality last year, Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy said Tuesday, according to ESPN.com.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Stevens Point, WI, Prison, Merrill, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

WAOW

FBI director to meet with reporters in Milwaukee

Wausau police arrested a veteran Kronenwetter policeman after a prostitute told investigators about "several sexual encounters for money" with him, Capt.

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Related Topix: Wausau, WI, Violent Crime

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WAOW

Defense motions to dismiss Lincoln Co. murder case, judge denies

The defense in a Lincoln County murder trial made a motion Monday to dismiss the case, but a judge ruled there was enough evidence to move forward.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WAOW

Deputy: Murder suspect cleaned his pickup truck

MERRILL - The bed of the pickup truck owned by a Merrill man accused of killing his wife looked like it had been cleaned with a cleaner shortly after the husband reported his wife missing, an investigator testified Friday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WAOW

Tomahawk PD: Raid seizes 45 marijuana plants

Miami Senior High School student Cristhian Reyes had his lost wallet returned by a total stranger with conditions attached, but not the kind of conditions Reyes was expecting.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WSAW

2 Arrested in Tomahawk Drug Bust

The Tomahawk Police Chief says two people are in custody after what the department is calling the largest bust in 30 years.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Tomahawk, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

End animal abuse by watching, reporting

Animal cruelty can encompass many things, such as physical neglect , direct violence and physical abuse, depravation of socialization, torture, maiming and killing of animals.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Weather, Tomahawk, WI

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Bucki trial continues

The third day of a Lincoln County murder trial gets underway this morning in Merrill.

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Related Topix: Merrill, WI

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WKOW-TV

WWI artillery shells found in luggage at O'Hare

Baggage screeners at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport have discovered two World War I artillery shells in checked luggage that arrived on a flight from London.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Merrill, WI, Madison, WI

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Husband set to stand trial in Lincoln County killing

Fifty-year-old Mark Bucki is charged with stabbing and strangling 48-year-old Anita Bucki last April and hiding her body in a Taylor County swamp.

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