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Lincoln County Sheriff’s reports - Merrill Foto News

A 36-year-old Weston man was arrested following a traffic crash Friday morning in the Town of Pine River. A check showed the man was driving with a revoked driver’s license, was in violation of a felony bond, and was wanted by the Marathon County Sheriff for failing to appear on a criminal traffic c


‘Tats for Kids’ generates nearly $2,000 for Northwoods BACA - Merrill Foto News

An event created with the sole intent of raising funds and awareness, for a local chapter of an organization dedicated to serving abused children paid off in a big way Saturday, as Redemption Ink’s “Tats for Kids” fundraiser garnered nearly $2,000 for the Merrill-based Northwoods Chapter of Bikers A

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 22:34:01

Merrill Police reports - Merrill Foto News

October 227:47 p.m.- An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver was found to have two warrants for her arrest. The female was taken into custody and transported to the jail.October 233:16 p.m.- An officer responded to the Probation and Parole office. They wanted a male party to be


Palazzo earns rank of Eagle Scout - Merrill Foto News

Matthew Palazzo has been in scouting since he was six years old. He participated in activities prior to that while his older brother was in Cub Scouts. Matthew joined scouting as a Tiger Cub in Pack 503, Merrill. He enjoyed all of the activities Cub Scouts had to offer including earning the Arrow of

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 22:36:17

Public fights, bathroom nap, trespassing, drugs in Wausau area police logs

Nov. 6: A 53-year-old man was taken into custody on suspicion of disorderly conduct and on a probation hold after a report that a man was becoming physically aggressive at The Office Bar, 662 Grand Ave., Schofield.

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2018-11-13 18:52:00

Names released in fatal Wausau accident

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) -- Wausau Police have released the names of those involved in a deadly car versus pedestrian accident last Wednesday.Deceased was 92-year-old Neil Olson, who Police say stepped into moderate to heavy traffic near the intersection of North 6th Street and Park Avenue. He was struck b

95.5 FM WIFC - 2018-11-13 18:20:00

Mosinee area house fire under investigation

MOSINEE, Wis. (WSAW)--A wood stove is believed to have caused a fire at a home south of Mosinee.Crews from Riverside, SAFER and Mosinee were paged around 1:22 p.m. Tuesday to a home on County Road O in the Town of Bergen.The fire was quickly contained.

WSAW - 2018-11-13 14:27:00

Merrill woman killed in Oneida Co. crash

RHINELANDER, Wis. (WSAW) ---According to a press release from Wisconsin State Patrol, a 52-year-old Merrill woman was killed in a car crash Friday in Oneida County.


Plea deal likely for suspect in Marathon County double homicide

The Colby-Abbotsford Police Chief said Cierra Hardrath, 21 and Duane [Hostetler] Lopez Jr., 25, were killed and one person, Megan Dupee, 18 was injured following the shooting Jan. 20, 2018. It happened on the 400 block of East Maple Street in Abbotsford.

WSAW - 2018-11-12 13:41:00

Merrill Warrant of the Week - Merrill Foto News

The Merrill Police Department holds an arrest warrant issued 9/25/2017 for Lillian J. Frederick-Vandergeest, DOB 1/24/1989, last known address 301 Wisconsin St., Merrill. The city recovered a judgment of $105.10 for animal running at large. The defendant is in default of payment, and must pay the am


Wausau woman honored as "outstanding adoptive" parent

Among those honored was Tiffany Torrens of Wausau. Torrens, who has one biological child and three adopted children, was recognized for her ability to rise and meet the needs of children who deal with multiple challenges, according to a press release from DCF. Torrens was also recognized for being a

WSAW - 2018-11-12 14:39:00

Wisconsin roundup: Investigators review leads, tips in alleged...

Thirty-two-year-old Sarah Schneider, 10-year-old Haylee Hickley, 9-year-old Jayna Kelly and 10-year-old Autumn Helgeson were picking up trash along a highway last Saturday when they were fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver. Another ten-year-old victim remains hospitalized. The National Alliance o

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2018-11-12 15:48:06

Pyan named Athlete of the Week - Merrill Foto News

Piersen Pyan is a junior inside linebacker on the varsity football team. This was Pyans’ first year on varsity and he was one of the leading tacklers on the team. When not on the football field Piersen can be seen playing on the varsity basketball and baseball team, or hanging out with his friends a


Boys at Wisconsin high school busted for throwing up a Nazi salute in group photo

this post has since been deleted, but i just want@barabooSDto be aware of the disturbing actions that are represented in this photograph. this is BEYOND sickening.pic.twitter.com/Fer5heTted— carly sidey (@CarlySidey)November 12, 2018

RAW STORY - 2018-11-12 13:13:00

Ask an Official: County Administrative Coordinator discusses state-imposed levy limits - Merrill Foto News

The question reads:“I’ve seen a lot of talk and rumor about levy limits imposed by state government which is affecting county governments and budgets, making it harder to to address budget concerns etc. But what exactly are levy limits and how do they work? And most of all, how do they impact us loc


Fatal Crash Friday West Of Rhinelander

The automobile went out of control and struck an east bound semi-tractor trailer. The driver of the car, a 52 year old Merrill woman, died. The truck driver had non-life threatening injuries.


Wausau car wash thanks veterans

WAUSAU (WAOW)- River View Car Wash Haus thanked veterans for all they do by giving them a free car wash on Veteran’s Day.Owners said it was just a small gift for those who gave so much.“We do it to give thanks to all the veterans for all they have done for us many of them are appreciative because s


Fresh Country Aire grew from small rural pub to popular supper club and banquet hall

He built a new building at the same crossroads, big enough for large parties and events, with an open tavern, a dining room and a banquet hall. The new business opened in 1997.

MARSHFIELDNEWSHERALD.COM - 2018-11-12 12:26:00

Free shots for adults this November - Merrill Foto News

“Prevention is key to health and adults need to protect themselves from diseases that can cause extreme illness and hospitalization. The uninsured adult population has barriers to be able to get proper preventative health care. These clinics can help people stay healthy and avoid unnecessary illness


2 toolboxes reported stolen in Rib Mountain | Marathon County Crime Stoppers

At around 2:11 a.m. on Oct. 12, a white truck — possibly an Isuzu flat-nose truck (with a flatbed on it) — was driven onto the victim’s property, without lights. The vehicle backed up to a storage trailer and removed two Snap-On-brand toolboxes.