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Rhinelander man sentenced to prison for 2017 shooting incident
Fletcher was initially charged in March 2017 with attempted first degree homicide, a felony that carries a maximum 40-year imprisonment sentence. The charges were reduced to a class F felony of first degree reckless endangerment in May, a plea agreement to which Fletcher pled guilty.
Missing juvenile may be in the Rhinlander area
RHINELANDER, WIS. (WSAW)The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help in locating missing 14-year-old Hannah Morey, who may be in the Rhinelander area.
Two involved in Rhinelander gas station embezzlement to face charges
RHINELANDER, WIS. (WSAW)A Rhinelander man and woman will face charges for their involvement in a gas station embezzlement scheme.Aries Tatrow, 39, of Pelican Lake and Kayla Norling, 26, of Rhinelander will face charges Thursday of embezzling at least $79,000 from gas stations in the Rhinelander area
Teen with learner’s permit allegedly leads police on high speed chase
Jason N. Hawley Jr. appeared in Oneida County Circuit Court Thursday. Among multiple traffic citations, Hawley is charged with hit and run, second-degree recklessly endangering safety, take and drive vehicle without consent and eluding an officer.
WJFW - RPD: Employees embezzle $79,000 from local oil company
26-year-old Kayla Norling, who is a manager at Hodag Pump and Pantry in Rhinelander, was also arrested. Police believe she helped Tatrow with the crimes.
WJFW - No injuries reported in Vilas County head-on crash along Highway 51
Medics took the 16-year-old and a 14-year-old passenger in the SUV to Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff to check for any injuries. The pickup driver, 25, was not taken to the hospital and no injuries were reported to deputies.
For a first-time backpacker, the Porkies deliver a wild, memorable trip
Such a large tract of wilderness — 60,000 acres, including 35,000 acres of old-growth forest — is a treat in the Midwest, where logging, farming and private ownership have conspired to eliminate and fence off natural landscapes. Throw in a location on the shore of the greatest of the Great Lakes in
UPDATE: Tatrow allegedly took almost $80,000 from employer in four months
Aries Tatrow, 39, of Pelican Lake is alleged to have taken $79,950 from his employer, Remington Oil, from April 2018 through July 2018. He appeared in Oneida County Circuit Court Thursday.
IR man takes plea deal in Ski Brule threat case
Michael Steven Gordon, 23, pleaded no contest to lying to a police officer in a violent crime investigation, a four-year felony, in exchange for Iron County Prosecutor Melissa Powell dismissing false report or threat or terrorism, a 20-year felony; possession of marijuana, a one-year misdemeanor; an
The Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center is celebrating national Health Center Week
"Throughout the U.P., all of them have special prizes for our patients who come in this week. All of our clinics are stocked with granola bars and things like that that the patients can take,” Natalie Larson, the Outreach and Enrollment Specialist, told TV6 News. “All of our clinics also have a litt
Two get life in prison for Lac du Flambeau man's shooting death
Joseph D. Lussier, 27, whose current address is the Green Bay Correctional Institution, and Richard Allen, 28, an inmate at a state facility in Boscobel, were each found guilty by a jury Tuesday of being a party to the crimes of first-degree intentional homicide with a dangerous weapon and hiding a
WJFW - Northwoods Transit Connections announces new Transit Manager
Youngren lives with his wife in Conover, but he is originally from Kingsford, Mich. The press release says he received a degree in Transportation Management from the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
Eagle River Treatment Plant Grade In Jeopardy
Lead treatment operator Daryl Rutkowske indicated the ultra-violet (UV) operation is part of the problem along with a change in leachate operations at the Highway G landfill. “The UV disinfection unit is 20 years old and at the end of its life, not doing the job it's expected to do, so we expect we
Oneida Pier Dispute Simmers Over To Town Level
Credit Goodfreephotos.comMINOCQUA – A dispute between a Minocqua landowner and Oneida County over a large private pier has spilled over to Minocqua Town Board, which may slap parking restrictions on the adjacent town road and town boat launch site.William E. Campbell had a 12-slip pier built on the
Search for Rhinelander city administrator drags on
Following the first meeting which included second interviews of the final three candidates, Frederickson said they needed additional information before proceeding. In a second closed session on July 30, he indicated they hoped to have a decision by August 13.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s reports
Posted by:Foto News,August 6, 2018A 62-year-old Tomahawk man was injured Tuesday afternoon after a motorcycle crash in the Town of Merrill. The man was traveling south on State Rd. 107 when he lost control at Swede Road and his motorcycle left the roadway. The man suffered non-life threatening injur
WJFW - Judge will decide fate of Minocqua man accused in a cold case murder
Story By Newswatch 12 News TeamRHINELANDER- A judge will decide whether a Minocqua man committed a cold case murder.In Oneida County Court Monday, a judge accepted a motion from Robin Mendez to waive a jury trial.That means a judge will decide whether Mendez is guilty after hearing the evidence.Mend
Customers used to come for a loan. Now, they come for pizza
Open this photo in galleryAnna Langheim makes pizza sauce amid the safe deposit boxes at Pizza Vault, a bank branch turned pizzeria in Lake Tomahawk, Wis.LAUREN JUSTICE/The New York Times News ServiceDavid White was scouting this fast-growing community near Houston in 2016 in search of a site for hi
Eagle River man facing 10 counts of child porn possession
EAGLE RIVER, WIS. (WSAW)Ryan Frederick, 37, of Eagle River was charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography and two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon in Vilas County court Thursday.
Antigo Police Department Warrant of the Week
The Antigo Police Department holds a warrant for Randy C. Waubanascum d.o.b. 03-09-88. The warrant is for failing to appear in court on charges of Resisting/Obstructing an Officer, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Bail Jumping. Those with information on his whereabouts are urged to call the An