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Oneida County jury selected in Ellen Tran homicide case - Star Journal

A Oneida County jury of seven women and eight men will begin hearing testimony Monday in the case of the state of Wisconsin versus Ellen L. Tran. Tran, 30, is charged with first degree reckless homicide in the April 2017 death of her 20-month-old stepson, Avery Edwards.

STARJOURNALNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 20:55:48

Rhinelander attorney gives back - Star Journal

BY EILEEN PERSIKEEditorNick Cirilli likes to stay busy. The 2009 Rhinelander High School alumnus, who graduated second in his class at Western Michigan University Law School in 2015, is an associate attorney at the Rhinelander firm started by his grandfather in 1951, serves on a number of volunteer


This week's outstanding warrants - Star Journal

Each week the Star Journal features several individuals selected by law enforcement. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals. If you have seen or have information about where any of these people can be found, please contact the Oneida Co

STARJOURNALNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 21:15:16

Parents can comfort kids troubled by disturbing news of Jayme Closs disappearance

Days after her parents were shot dead in their Barron County home, 13-year-old Jayme Closs is still missing. Her face is on TV, in the newspaper, on social media feeds. For some Wisconsin kids, it may be feeling too close to home.

MARSHFIELDNEWSHERALD.COM - 2018-10-19 13:31:00

Looking for something to do? - Star Journal

Indoor Farmers Market:9 a.m.-noon at YMCA of the Northwoods. Weekly vendors vary; products sold to include eggs, root crops and mixed vegetables, pumpkins, apples, jams, jellies, salsa, cheese, homemade breads and more. Vendors wanted. For more information, call 715-362-9622 ext. 118.Fall Fest:10 a.

STARJOURNALNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 21:21:40

Free walk-in flu shot clinics for veterans in Rhinelander - Star Journal

Veterans may call 800-215-8262, extension 34758, for updated VA Flu Shot Clinics in the Upper Peninsula and northeast Wisconsin.


Merrill Police reports - Merrill Foto News

October 51:48 a.m.- Officers were dispatched to the area of the 100 block of South Prospect Street for a report of an intoxicated male that was causing a disturbance and was refusing to leave. Officer located that male who denied any involvement or creating a disturbance. Officers located a shattere


Programming brought to Rhinelander by people like you - Star Journal

A few weeks ago the Rhinelander District Library (RDL) was very happy to host many of the free community programs for the School of the Arts Legacy Program (SOA). SOA was founded by University of Wisconsin literature professor, Robert E. Guard, over 50 years ago. Just two years ago, ArtStart Rhine


Teen flown to hospital following crash into Wisconsin Rapids church

The girl crashed into the back of Crossview Church, 1000 E. Riverview Expressway, about 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Wisconsin Rapids Police Lt. Brian Krzykowski said. Police are trying to determine what caused the teenager to hit the back of the church, which is between Copps Grocery Store and Shopko.


Trial Moves Forward for Northwoods Couple

RHINELANDER, WI (WSAU-WAOW) -- The case against a man charged with holding a Northwoods woman against her will is moving forward.WAOW-TV reports Joseph Buza, 70, and Jillian Buza, 39, brought multiple weapons into a hospital back in June.

95.5 FM WIFC - 2018-10-19 11:00:00

Man accused of threatening health care worker with hatchet heading to trial

RHINELANDER, WIS. (WSAW)An Oneida County judge found Thursday morning that there is enough evidence to bind Joseph Buza over for trial.Buza, 70 , of Eagle River, is charged with false imprisonment, attempted aggravated battery, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct after he was accused


Eagle River man pleads not guilty to 10 counts of child porn possession

EAGLE RIVER, WIS. (WSAW)Ryan Frederick, 37, of Eagle River, pleaded not guilty in Vilas County court Thursday to 10 counts of child porn possession and will be heading to trial.


Wausau Police Department sends officers to help with missing 13 year old in Barron

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW)Two Wausau Police Officers are helping students in Barron County School District deal with the disappearance of missing 13 year Jayme Closs.One of the officers, Officer Nick Stetzer, spoke exclusively with NewsChannel 7 before he left early Thursday morning. He and another officer


Looking Back on Life in Downtown Rhinelander in the 1930's

U.S. Highway 8 used to pass directly through the city of Rhinelander. This served to bring out-of-town visitors directly into the downtown area. It was a boon for local business and helped maintain economic vitality for Brown Street merchants. In the early 1990s the Wisconsin Department of Transp


New charges filed in Northwoods shooting death of Lac du Flambeau man

Evan T. Oungst, 27, of Woodruff, faces new charges of nine counts of harboring or aiding a felon and five counts of prescription drug delivery. The Wisconsin Department of Justice filed the new charges in Iron County. Oungst pleaded not guilty in May to the previously filed charges of being a party


BREAKING: Spencer schools on lockdown

BREAKING: Spencer schools on lockdownCalifornia 16-year-old fatally shoots father while defending his mother, police sayMaryland police officer charged with raping woman during traffic stopUPDATE: Possible sighting of missing Wisconsin teen in Miami, couple killed identified


WJFW - Giant pumpkins grown in Rhinelander draw attention

Erin BeuReporter/Anchorebeu@wjfw.comRHINELANDER- Some giant pumpkins are standing out in Rhinelander.A few are even homegrown.Glenn Bessey owns Bessey's Meat Market in Rhinelander but that's not all he's known for."I belong to Wisconsin Giant Pumpkin Growers," said Bessey. "The biggest pumpkin I eve


Antigo Police Department Warrant of the Week

Saturday October 20this National Move Over Day. The Police Department would like to remind all drivers about the “Move Over Law” that helps protect emergency responders and maintenance workers on the sides of our streets and highways. In Wisconsin, along with several other states, if you are operati


WJFW - Two people injured in vehicle rollover in Vilas County

PARK FALLS- Last month, Vilas County supervisors rejected the idea of hiring a county administrator.An administrator would take care of the day-to-day operations of the county. However, surveys showed the board had little interest in that plan.But the city of Park Falls might want to give a city adm


High-risk traffic stop made in Wausau after man exposes gun

WAUSAU, WI. (WSAW)Wausau Police officers made a high-risk traffic stop Tuesday afternoon after a man exposed a gun during an argument.According to a Wausau police lieutenant, two males and a female were involved in argument on the city's west side.During the incident one of the men displayed a gun a