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  1. The Latest: Walker says he'd sign Lincoln Hills billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    ... passed the measure 95-0 Wednesday, sending it on to the Senate. The proposal calls for closing the prison outside Irma by the beginning of 2021, moving the most dangerous inmates into other state prisons and placing the rest in county facilities. ...

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  2. The Latest: Lawmakers say Lincoln Hills plan has momentumRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 21 | WKOW-TV

    ... passed the measure 95-0 Wednesday, sending it on to the Senate. The proposal calls for closing the prison outside Irma by the beginning of 2021, moving the most dangerous inmates into other state prisons and placing the rest in county facilities. ...

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  3. Wisconsin Assembly approves juvenile prison overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... Federal investigators have been probing allegations of guard-on-prisoner abuse at the Lincoln Hills prison outside Irma for three years. The prison has been the subject of multiple federal lawsuits, one of which has resulted in an order that guards ...

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  4. The Latest: Assembly OKs bill closing youth prison in 2021Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... passed the measure 95-0 Wednesday, sending it on to the Senate. The proposal calls for closing the prison outside Irma by the beginning of 2021, moving the most dangerous inmates into other state prisons and placing the rest in county facilities. ...

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  5. ElectionsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 15 | Lakeland Times

    ... Democratic states in a historic triumph. During her tenure in the Legislature, Republican incumbent Mary Czaja (R-Irma), who is running for re-election to the 35th Assembly district, says she is proud of her and her GOP colleagues' accomplishments ...

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  6. Bill would close youth prison in 2020, create new facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    ... at a news conference flanked by a bipartisan group of lawmakers. The measure calls for closing the existing prison in Irma by mid-2020. Federal investigators have spent the last three years probing allegations of guards abusing inmates at the ...

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  7. Irma man dies in Oneida County crash Sunday, February 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    A 31-year-old man from Irma was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Oneida County near Rhinelander on Saturday. The incident happened near the intersection of US Highway 8 and County Road N at around 5PM.

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  8. First-day jitters: Nerves, excitement as Beargrease gets underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 28 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... musher Matt Schmidt, who is racing in his second Beargrease marathon this year. Martha Schouweiler, a musher from Irma, Wis., vying for her fourth consecutive Beargrease mid-distance title this year, said her heart will get "jazzed up" once she ...

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  9. Merrill Fire Department reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Merrill Foto News

    ... to N. Foster St. for a 69 year old male with weakness, transported to AGSH; #75- At 8:38 a.m. Med 62 responded to Irma for a standby for Tomahawk EMS; #76- At 12:20 p.m. Med 62 responded to Taylor St. for a 75 year old female with confusion, ...

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  10. Walker calls for swift, bipartisan action on agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    ... education. Democrats have long called on Walker to close the troubled Lincoln Hills juvenile prison north of Wausau in Irma that's been the subject of federal lawsuits alleging inmate abuse by guards and an ongoing federal investigation. Walker is ...

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  11. Walker to propose $100 tax credit per childRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... education. Democrats have long called on Walker to close the troubled Lincoln Hills juvenile prison north of Wausau in Irma that's been the subject of federal lawsuits alleging inmate abuse by guards and an ongoing federal investigation. Walker is ...

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  12. NewsRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2018 | Lakeland Times

    Wisconsin fire marshals Tuesday investigated the scene of a fire which destroyed a privately owned airplane hangar dating to the 1940s at Dolhun Field in the town of Woodruff on Monday night. Friday, January 19, 2018 Scott Walker announced a plan earlier this month to convert Lincoln Hills School for Boys in Irma into a site for adult offenders and open five new juvenile facilities all across the state.

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  13. this story a-oRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Lakeland Times

    Lincoln Hills School for Boys in Irma, pictured here in January of 2016, is facing proposed changes that could impact Oneida and Vilas counties. Scott Walker announced a plan earlier this month to convert Lincoln Hills School for Boys in Irma into a site for adult offenders and open five new juvenile facilities all across the state.

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  14. Walker meets the press at Northcentral Technical College Wednesday, January 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... youth centers. Once those facilities are online Walker says they could begin transitioning the current facility in Irma to house medium-risk adult offenders with an emphasis on drug and alcohol rehabilitation. He called his recent proposal to ...

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  15. Northwoods Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance presents Snowshoe HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Merrill Foto News

    ... Lake Road. Right on Copper Lake Road to Underdown Parking Lot. Directions from Tomahawk: 51 South to County Road J at Irma. Left on J to H. Right on H to Copper Lake Road. Left on Copper Lake Road to Underdown Parking Lot. Directions from ...

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  16. The GazetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | The Janesville Gazette

    The UW-Rock County men's basketball coach has been placed on administrative leave following accusations of disorderly conduct and battery, according to a statement from the school. Jamal Mosley was placed on leave after an incident following the Wednesday basketball game at UW-Waukesha, according to the statement.

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  17. Prison experts see opportunity, problems with Walker planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    This Dec. 10, 2015, aerial file photo, shows Lincoln Hills juvenile prison in Irma, Wis. Gov. Scott Walker announced Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, that juveniles will no longer be housed at the Wisconsin youth prison that's been under federal investigation and the subject of multiple lawsuits alleging inmate abuse.

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  18. Plan would move juveniles out of troubled Wisconsin prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Greenwich Citizen

    This Dec. 10, 2015, aerial file photo, shows Lincoln Hills juvenile prison in Irma, Wis. Gov. Scott Walker announced Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, that juveniles will no longer be housed at the Wisconsin youth prison that's been under federal investigation and the subject of multiple lawsuits alleging inmate abuse.

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  19. Plans would move juveniles out of troubled Wisconsin prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Newms360.com

    This Dec. 10, 2015, aerial file photo, shows Lincoln Hills juvenile prison in Irma, Wis. Gov. Scott Walker announced Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, that juveniles will no longer be housed at the Wisconsin youth prison that's been under federal investigation and the subject of multiple lawsuits alleging inmate abuse.

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  20. Merrill Sheet Metal Works and Bryant team up to honor community heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Merrill Foto News

    ... passion and determination can use their time and energy to make a difference in the lives of others. Chris Saady from Irma, Wisconsin has been named the 2017 Bryant Community Hero winner from our area. To show their appreciation, Chris received a ...

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