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5 hrs ago | WAOW

Congress scrutinizes Obama military strategy

MERRILL - Eight motorcycle riders - six of them women - were hurt in motorcycle crashes that occurred during Tomahawk's 33rd annual fall motorcycle ride for muscular dystrophy, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department reported Monday. It's not every day a song at the top of the pop music charts becomes an educational experience.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marshfield, WI

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WAOW

Former Rothschild fire chief speaks out after resignation

A man in Redding California is facing charges of stalking and animal cruelty after reports say he killed his girlfriend's dog and then fed it to her, according to ABC station KRCR. A man in Redding California is facing charges of stalking and animal cruelty after reports say he killed his girlfriend's dog and then fed it to her, according to ABC station KRCR.

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Related Topix: Rothschild, WI, Merrill, WI, Tomahawk, WI, Wausau, WI

WIGM-AM Medford

Tomahawk Fall Ride draws motorcycle enthusiasts, few crashes

The annual Tomahawk Fall Ride brought thousands of motorcycles to the Northwoods, and with it, a few motorcycle crashes. Lincoln County deputies were called to a crash involving two motorcycles and three people Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Tomahawk, WI

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Weekend motorcycle crashes

Lincoln County deputies were called to a crash involving two motorcycles and three people Sunday morning. A 54-year-old man and woman from Elkhorn were rear-ended by another motorcycle driven by a 51-year-old woman.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WSAW

Tomahawk Man Arrested For Growing Marijuana

A Tomahawk man was arrested Sunday morning after Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies found him at a marijuana grow site. Last week deputies were called to investigate a complaint of possible illegal camping on county land off of County Road CC in the Town of Wilson.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WSAW

More Charges for Suspected Teen Driver in High Speed Chase

A 17-year-old Tomahawk teen charged with leading deputies on a 31 mile high speed chase is expected to also be charged in Price County. Jacob Schaper is already charged in Lincoln County with three serious felonies including two counts of first degree recklessly endangering safety.

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Related Topix: Tomahawk, WI

Merrill Foto News

Fotos from the past - Sept. 10, 2014

Shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday, a jury of nine women and three men concluded three hours of deliberations finding Bassett not guilty of all charges. Bassett was charged on July 26 with falsifying payroll slips related to grant money from the federal government for an accident reduction program.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Stevens Point, WI, Merrill, WI, Tony, WI, Milwaukee, WI, Opinion

Merrill Foto News

Mural honors 100 years of Wisconsin 4-H

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development has been celebrating 100 years of positive youth development programming during the year. Since 1914, Wisconsin 4-H has helped youth grow the leadership, critical thinking and communications skills necessary to be successful in a constantly changing world.

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WIGM-AM Medford

Fall Ride sees first crash

The Tomahawk Fall Ride has already had its first motorcycle crash for the year. Lincoln County SheriffA's Department deputies say two motorcycles collided Thursday afternoon on Highway 107 near Sugar Maple Road.

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Related Topix: Tomahawk, WI

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Merrill Foto News

Deputies answer call of "Pepsi" in peril

What would begin as just another late summer afternoon, would end up being a summer afternoon one Merrill woman will never forget. The afternoon of Friday, Sept.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

High waters, rapid currents causing problems on ma...

Last week's torrential rains just added to the problems, as 2 kayakers and a horse escaped close calls in the north central part of the state. Lincoln County authorities said the two kayaks overturned Friday afternoon on the swollen Pine River.

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Related Topix: Weather, Pine River, WI

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Guinea pig abandoned along Lincoln County road

What started as a trash dumping complaint turned into an animal rescue situation. A Lincoln County deputy was sent to investigate what appeared to be dumped trash alongside of Wood Avenue near Scott Road in the Town of Scott south of Merrill last Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Merrill, WI

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Merrill Foto News

Sheriff's Office Seeks Information in Burglary

Lincoln County Crime Stoppers needs your help. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is looking for anyone with information about a vehicle that was stolen from N2215 County Road K in the town of Merrill.

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Related Topix: Merrill, WI, Tomahawk, WI

Merrill Foto News

Safety Day Camp for Kids celebrates 20 years

Children get a safety lesson from the crew of Spirit Air 2 during the 20th annual Safety Day Camp for Kids.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Merrill Foto News

Lincoln County Sheriff's reports - Sept. 3, 2014

A 33-year-old Fargo, North Dakota man was arrested Monday morning at the Lincoln County Court House.

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Related Topix: Gleason, WI, Tomahawk, WI

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Woman escapes partially submerged vehicle

A woman escaped from a partially submerged vehicle without injury in Lincoln County.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WAOW

Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

MARSHFIELD -- The ALS ice bucket challenge is continuing to raise money and awareness for the deadly disease.Thursday night some Marshfield Clinic doctors got in on the fun after they were challenged by a family impacted by the disease.The Braun's lost a member of their family this year from ALS also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.Lynn Braun's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Marshfield Clinic, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Merrill, WI, Entertainment, Sons of Guns, Television

WAOW

Former deputy charged in double homicide

The ALS ice bucket challenge is continuing to raise money and awareness for the deadly disease.Thursday night some Marshfield Clinic doctors got in on the fun after they were challenged by a family impacted by the disease.The Braun's lost a member of their family this year from ALS also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.Lynn Braun's father-in-law, John ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Medicine, Marshfield Clinic, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Merrill, WI

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WAOW

New students move in to UW-Stevens Point

A truck hauling liquid propane slid into a ditch Thursday in western Marathon County, the sheriff's department said.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Marathon County, WI, Shawano County, WI, Merrill, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Fully Equipped Wisconsin Bar and Grill Up for Grabs Among Commercial Real Estate Investors

Property Is One of 200+ Properties to Be Auctioned as Part of Micoley.com's Year-End Real Estate Sales Event In the north central Wisconsin town of Tomahawk is a 3,500-square foot restaurant property that has not only hit the open market, but is slated for auction during Micoley.com's 200-property September 27th online event.

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Related Topix: Tomahawk, WI

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