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Counterfeit money used at local businesses in Medford, police say

MEDFORD - The Medford Police Department is investigating counterfeit money used at local businesses and banks in Medford. According to a news release from the Medford Police Department on its Facebook page, the counterfeit bills have been used on $20, $50 and $100 bills. Medford Police Chief Bryan

MARSHFIELDNEWSHERALD.COM - 2018-01-17 19:07:48

Ask an Officer: Winter driving advice

Question: During this recent cold spell, we avoided any out-of-town driving, but I'm just wondering what is recommended for winter driving? Answer: Although spring is just around the corner, it's still a good time to discuss winter driving safety. Let's divide the discussion into three categories:

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-17 15:19:01

Physical therapist joins Aspirus Therapy in Prentice

Kayla Schindler, DPT, is now seeing patients at Aspirus Therapy in Prentice. A physical therapist since 2012, she enjoys helping people improve their physical skills and return to the activities they love following illness, injury or surgery. "I take great satisfaction in helping my patients return

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-17 18:56:00

Case moves forward against man charged with Tomahawk homicide

Subscribed, but don't have a login? MERRILL - A 33-year-old Wausau man suspected of shooting a Tomahawk man in November waived his right to a hearing in Lincoln County Circuit Court. Eric L. Moen is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the Nov. 16 shooting death of Charles Ramp, 52. M

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-16 20:48:23

Bulldogs drop conference games to Hayward, Spooner

Coming off of a home win against Ladysmith the week prior, the Chetek-Weyerhaeuser boys' basketball team lost a pair of conference games to Heart O'North foes Hayward and Spooner last week. The Bulldogs (5-7, 2-5) began the week at home against Hayward (6-3, 5-2), in a game where the Hurricanes' 13

CHETEKALERT.COM - 2018-01-17 19:17:00

IN DEPTH: Snowmobiling faces uncertain future in area

Recent mild winters spell trouble for the future of snowmobiling in southern Wisconsin. At Morse Powersports Center in Wisconsin Dells, sales have declined as snow becomes less frequent. The store's owner, Dan Morse, estimates snowmobile sales are down 30 percent over the last five years. "The bigge

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 22:00:00

Ronis appointed to the Tomahawk Community Bank Board

John Ronis was recently appointed to the Tomahawk Community Bank Board of Directors. John fills the position left by Richard Mamer who has retired. John started his banking career in 1977 and has worked at Merrill Community Bank, formerly Merrill Federal Savings and Loan, since 1995. John Ronis was


SCOPE donates to local youth ice fishing team

The Sawyer County Outdoor Projects and Education (SCOPE) has donated two Marcum VX-1i ice fishing flashers, worth $640, to the Winter High School Ice Fishing Team. SCOPE also has donated to the organization in the past. The team's initial grant of $1,500 also came from SCOPE, and the group also rece


Law enforcement reports: Jan. 16-17

The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported the following arrests from 8:44 a.m. Tuesday and 8:43 a.m. Wednesday. Uttering forgery - Anthony Antonio Bonner, 26, 50 Louis Alexander Road, Laurel. Contempt of court - Willie M. Houston, 45, 1911 28th Ave., Meridian. Failure to register as a s

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-01-17 23:15:31

Road closures in the ArkLaTex - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

The Arthur Ray (A.R.) Teague Parkway in Bossier City has been closed from the Jimmy Davis Bridge to Diamond Jacks Casino. Shreveport Police announced more road closures for the city Tuesday morning. In addition to closures on Jewella, North Market, and Linwood Avenue, the Market Street on-ramp to I-

WDAM-TV - 2018-01-16 21:46:53

Icy roads create dangerous driving conditions

Last night's snow has turned into slush and ice on the roads, creating dangerous driving conditions throughout the Pine Belt. Emergency managements agencies are urging drivers to stay off the slick roads unless absolutely necessary. The Mississippi Department of Transportation said iced over bridges

WDAM-TV - 2018-01-17 16:59:08

Mt. Olive under boil water advisory

The entire town of Mount Olive is under a boil water advisory until further notice. According to the town's Facebook page, a valve on the main water tank broke, and maintenance crews had to cut water pressure from the tank to make repairs. The repair work started Wednesday morning. Here's a checklis

WDAM-TV - 2018-01-17 19:22:03

Laurel City Council votes to approve new cafe despite concerns

The Shugga Shack Cafe in Laurel now has permission to open after the city council voted 5-2 during Tuesday's city council meeting. The cafe, which is located on Chantilly St., will feature live entertainment. The cafe would be open until 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and would stay open later on F

WDAM-TV - 2018-01-16 20:16:42

Brothers rescue motorists stranded on icy roadways

WDAM News crews found several weather-related accidents around the area Wednesday morning. Icy road conditions left many motorists stranded in ditches or on the side of the road. Two brothers from the town of Beaumont took it upon themselves to lend a hand to nearly a dozen stranded motorists betwee

WDAM-TV - 2018-01-17 23:21:37

Forrest and Lamar Distinguished Young Women programs set for Saturday

The Distinguished Young Women of Forrest and Lamar Counties (formerly Junior Miss) Program will be Saturday at the Saenger Theater in Hattiesburg. The Distinguished Young Women Program awards college scholarships to juniors in high school based on areas of scholastics, interview, talent, self-expre

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-01-18 01:27:38

Winter weather in the Pine Belt: Closings and updates

The University of Southern Mississippi's Hattiesburg campus will close at noon. University officials said the Gulf Coast locations are expected to maintain normal schedules.7:51 a.m. Jones County Junior College main campus - classes dismiss at 12.45 p.m. Offices and departments will close at 1:00 p.

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-01-16 14:17:56

Details on the fatal I-75 crash that killed two people in Bibb County

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A fatal accident on I-75 claimed the lives of two people in Bibb County this morning. Unfortunately, the snow day wreaked havoc on highways across Middle Georgia causing several accidents along interstate roads including I-16, I-475 and I-75. But there was only one acci

41NBC.COM - 2018-01-18 00:17:22

Homeless man charged in vacant house blaze that injured 3 firefighters

A homeless man has been charged with arson in a vacant house fire that injured three Macon-Bibb County firefighters. George Green Little, 63, who has no home according to Bibb jail records, was arrested just after 4 p.m. Tuesday. Little is accused of setting fire to a house at the corner of Calhoun

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-17 18:34:00

Bibb County DA Office announces delayed openings for Thursday

MACON, Ga. -- The Bibb County District Attorney's Office will have a delayed opening on Thursday, Jan. 18 due to winter weather conditions. According to a release from the Office of the District Attorney, the office will open at 11 a.m. Thursday morning. The release states that Crawford and Peach c

WGXA.TV - 2018-01-17 20:00:58

2 Warner Robins men killed in accident on I-75 in Bibb Co.

(UPDATE 1 p.m.) The victims have been identified as Tuan Nguyen, 63, and Thanh Nguyen, 48. Coroner Leon Jones says the two men were on their way to work at Sakura on Shurling Drive when the accident happened. ----------------------- (UPDATE 11 a.m.) A news release from the Bibb Sheriff's Office offe

WMAZ - 2018-01-17 18:11:17