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IR man charged with threat against Ski Brule

CRYSTAL FALLS-An Iron River man pleaded not guilty to making a threat against Ski Brule at a hearing on March 12 in Iron County Trial Court. Michael Steven Gordon, 23, was charged with one count of threatening to commit an act of terrorism, a 20-year felony, in late February. He was also charged wi

IRONCOUNTYREPORTER.COM - 2018-03-21 15:19:00

Aspirus IR opens state-of-the-art clinic

The new Aspirus Iron River Clinic celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, a community open house and tours on March 15. More than 1,000 people attended the festivities, which included speeches by Aspirus dignitaries. The $9 million, 24,000 square foot clinic on the shores of Ice

IRONCOUNTYREPORTER.COM - 2018-03-21 15:35:00

Quality Tree Seedlings available for pre-sale through Trees For Tomorrow

EAGLE RIVER, WI - A tradition since 1945, Trees For Tomorrow (TFT) is announcing the arrival of four types of tree seedlings available now for pre-purchase. TFT originally offered two seedlings for every tree cut in support of the war effort. The purpose was to encourage land owners to plant trees a


Rhinelander man arrested for 4th offense OWI

RHINELANDER, Wis. (WSAW) -- A 48-year-old Rhinelander man was arrested for his 4th OWI offense Saturday evening in Rhinelander. According to a press release from the Wisconsin State Patrol, it happened around 9:45 p.m. on Airport Road near Highway 8. Wisconsin State Patrol says Richard Whitford was


Hedron Life Source Together With Original Shark From Shark Tank, Kevin Harrington, Produce and Launch DRTV Campaign for Hedron Life Source EMF Shield

RHINELANDER, Wis., March 21, 2018 (Newswire.com) - In today's modern world, as technological devices get more and more commonplace, the risk of harmful radiation continues to increase. Although one can't see electromagnetic frequencies/radiation (EMF/EMR) these detrimental electric waves have been

NEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:01:00

First Home Show Of The Season Arrives In Rhinelander Saturday

The season is nearing when homeowners like to do some sprucing up and an event this coming weekend is designed to meet that desire. The Hodag Home and Lifestyle Show is the first home show of the year in the Northwoods, sponsored by the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce. Event and Program Coordin


State settles lawsuit from former youth prison inmate who was severely injured for $19M

A suicidal girl who called for help but was left hanging in her cell at the state's youth prison long enough to suffer permanent, severe brain damage will receive $18.9 million as part of a settlement with the state Department of Corrections. The settlement with former inmate Sydni Briggs was reach

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 22:24:00

Florence County clarifies per diem payments for board supervisors

FLORENCE, Wis. - The Florence County Board on Tuesday approved policy clarifications on board supervisors' per diem and mileage payments after a lengthy discussion on the issue at February's meeting. Supervisors still will be paid $40 for each in-county meeting and $75 for each out-of-county meeting

DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Crandon man charged with holding woman hostage, sexually assaulting her

CRANDON, Wis. (WSAW) -- A 25-year-old Crandon man has been charged with holding a woman against her will and sexually assaulting her. Franklin Wilkins is charged with first degree sexual assault, false imprisonment, obstructing an officer and bail jumping. Investigators said on Jan. 22 around 6 a.m.


Sheriff's dept. releases names of jail staff that turned homicide suspect away

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. (WSAW) --- The Vilas County Sheriff has released unredacted reports following an internal investigation when jail staff failed to act when a suspect in a murder case attempted to turn himself in. Sheriff Fath said 19-year-old James Luisser came to the sheriff's department's Feb. 9


One of five men charged in Lac du Flambeau man's death wants separate case

Subscribed, but don't have a login? HURLEY - One of five men charged in the slaying of a Lac du Flambeau man wants to face a separate court process from the others. Evan T. Oungst's attorneys filed the request in Iron County Circuit Court last week to split his case from the other four to avoid a "


Fire Destroys Home In Lake Tomahawk

A fire on South Bluebird Road in Lake Tomahawk Tuesday destroyed a home. WJFW-TV reports the cause of the fire isn't known, but the wooden frame structure with a metal roof was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. Newbold and Hazelhurst fire departments also assisted at the scene. No injuries w


The cost of being healthy

BY WENDY HENRICHS Board Certified Chiropractic Pediatrician and Nutrition Counselor George Bernard Shaw once said, "Health is the first wealth." Unfortunately, our health often goes unnoticed on a day-to-day basis. It is something we don't think about until we don't have it. We are becoming a sicke


Rhinelander Students Protest Gun Violence For 17 Minutes

17 minutes. That's how long more than 100 Rhinelander high school and 100 more James Williams Middle School students were outside in the cold demanding action to end gun violence in the nation's schools. The time was peaceful, though local law enforcement kept a distant presence. It's part of a nati


Ribbon ceremony in Iron River

IRON RIVER, MI - Aspirus hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today to show its new facility off to the community. But what makes this facility special is the unity it brings to all of the clinics and the public. "This facility is remarkable in a couple of different aspects. One is that it allows us to


Aspirus Iron River Clinic hosts tours, preps for opening

IRON RIVER, Mich. (WLUC) - Just by taking a walk through Aspirus's new Iron River clinic, one can see just how expansive the new facility is. "This will provide convenience for our patients in terms of they can go to one place, you've got radiology, you've got rehab, laboratory all under one house,"