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JACK FM radio now broadcasting to Park Falls, Phillips listeners
The new station, actually broadcasting from the Park Falls radio station along Highway 13 in Park Falls, went live Oct. 1, and features a playlist spanning five decades and multiple music genres.
Police investigating Bayfield County deer poaching
At least four deer have been shot, killed and left to rot on rural roads in Bayfield County near Mason, and police are searching for the culprit.
Gun deer season outlook excellent
As hunters head into the woods and fields this Saturday for the start of the nine-day rifle season, conditions look good for a successful hunt, with more deer being seen than in recent years and several inches of snow on the ground providing better chances for seeing, tracking and finding deer.
Human remains found in Adams County identified as William J. Sheeran
The Adams County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday morning that the remains found Oct. 20 are those of William J. Sheeran, who was reported missing in June 2017.The remains were found by deer hunters near the 1600 block of Buttercup Avenue. Authorities don't suspect criminal activity in his death,
Ironwood woman enters guilty plea to animal cruelty in circuit court
Crystal Marie Lotzer, 37, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of felony animal cruelty of 10 or more animals. Two counts of the same charge were dismissed.
Court order blocks release of Riggs death inquiry
Barron County Circuit Judge James C. Babler, via telephone conference call, on Nov. 7 ordered a temporary injunction/restraining order to prevent the City of Hayward from releasing a police investigation report about the death of Tracey Louann Riggs, 61.
Standoff defendant takes plea agreement
Leonard John Hellier, 49, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon — or felonious assault — Nov. 6 as part of a plea agreement.
Few changes, some confusion await deer hunters
So far, the number of licenses sold are on par with last year. Just more than 559,000 licenses were sold as of Monday, which is up about 1 percent from the same time last year, according to state officials. Around 588,000 licenses were sold during the nine-day-long gun season last year, which was do
Focus on nature: Pools improve habitat
Our Nature Education Center’s reflecting pools connected by a seasonal creek have given us and many visitors a wonderful connection with nature. Pool reflections are so real it looks like one could walk right into them as if walking into a forest. The reflections are constantly changing with light c
Man dies in camper fire
A resident of the Lac Courte Oreilles reservation, Thomas D. Hammer Sr., 48, died in a fire at his camper-trailer at 6982N Thoroughfare Road southwest of the Village of Reserve Monday, Nov. 5.
Man pleads guilty to battery in stabbing
A Hayward area man who stabbed his father in the mid-section with a knife on March 28 at their home pleaded guilty to felony aggravated battery Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Sawyer County Circuit Court.
Township man pleads to criminal sexual conduct
Jason Elliot Irvine, 47, pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sexual conduct-first degree, a crime that carries a potential maximum sentence of life in prison.
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.
Court won't let man withdraw plea in gruesome Iron County homicide
Donald Rick told investigators he decided to rob the Bear Trap Inn in Saxon in March 2016 after he lost all his money at a casino in Lac Du Flambeau. After the bar closed, he tackled bartender Lisa Waldros, stabbed her and then burned down the bar with her body inside.
Gogebic board advances $6.6 million airport project
The project will involve resurfacing the runway and lighting improvements, according to board member Jim Oliver, ofIronwood.
Hunter success high during early portion of first-ever managed...
Not only are a few lucky hunters enjoying this unique experience, but they are finding success, too.
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72-year-old Ogema man in critical condition after car crash near Babcock
Authorities received a report of the crash on State 80 in the village of Babcock at 7 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Wood County Sheriff's Department. The 72-year-old man was driving south and lost control on a curve, causing his vehicle to collide with a semi truck heading north, according to the s
Ironwood woman pleads guilty in meth case
The Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team say once officers were on scene, they began to find evidence of controlled substance violations. They requested additional personnel and the sheriff’s department and G.I.A.N.T. came to the residence. Officers found cocaine, marijuana, US currency, drug parapherna