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Lincoln County Sheriff's reports

Just after 11 a.m. last Monday a caller reported a vehicle had left the road in the Town of Harrison and a child was not breathing. Sheriff Jaeger and deputies along with Tomahawk EMS, Tomahawk Fire and Oneida County EMS and Crescent Fire responded to the area of County Rd. A west of State Rd. 17 to

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Lake Superior's Saxon Harbor struggles to rebound from the deadly flood of 2016

SAXON HARBOR - The sky darkened early here on the evening of July 11, 2016, and the deluge started about 8 p.m. That's the way Bill and Grace Hines remember it. For 40 years, the couple has owned Harbor Lights, the bar and grill and informal clubhouse of Saxon Harbor, a 91-slip marina and campground

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 11:51:27

Richard Branson: Hurricanes are the 'start of things to come'

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson rode out Hurricane Irma in his wine cellar on his private island in the British Virgin Islands. Tuesday, as many of the same islands braced for the impact of Hurricane Maria, he appeared on CNN's "New Day" with a message: "Climate change is real." "Look, you can

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 12:45:22

Buck family quilt is fourth barn quilt hung in Lincoln County

LINCOLN COUNTY--Our fourth barn quilt in Lincoln County was hung in late fall of 2016 on the Buck farm, located at W3897 Highway 64, east of Merrill. The farm was recognized as a Century Farm in 1991. The Buck family joins the Koehler family whose farm is located west of Merrill on Highway 64 and 10

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-18 23:08:06

County board approves vehicle registration fees; jousts for budget reductions

Following nearly three hours of debate and discussion Tuesday evening, the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance by a vote of 11-7; enacting a $20 annual vehicle registration fee for all county residents who own passenger cars or trucks. The measure came to the board as a means o

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Trinity Lutheran of Prentice to celebrate 50 years

For a lot of churches in Price County, Sept. 24 might seem like just another Sunday. Churchgoers at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Prentice, however, will be ringing in their church's 50th anniversary with eats and entertainment. Now, 50 years might not seem like a long time compared to a lo

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-09-20 08:50:48

State-ranked volleyball teams set for Marawood Conference showdown this week

WAUSAU - Two state-ranked teams will meet in a Marawood Conference South Division volleyball game Thursday. Stratford, ranked No. 2 in Division 3, travels to Newman Catholic to face a Cardinals team which remains ranked third in Division 4. The game is set for a 7 p.m. start. Stratford and Newman

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 20:43:03

MHS Seniors top juniors in 2017 Powder Puff clash

It may have been a wet, chilly night Monday night but that didn't phase the Merrill High School Junior and Senior girls from waging their annual war for bragging rights at the annual Powder Puff clash at Jay Stadium. In the end, the senior ladies would persevere 26-14.

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Friendship House to donate to playground project

Friendship House Family Restaurant will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from 2-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3 to the Merrill Optimist Club's Normal Park playground project. Members of the Optimist Club and the High School Octagon Club will be on hand to assist the Friendship House, serving coffee, wa

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

St. John's to offer free community meal

St. John Lutheran Church of Merrill will offer a free community meal on Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the church basement. A prayer of thanksgiving and meal will be held at 4:30 p.m. with a church service at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend. Tags: Featured St. John Lutheran Church of Merri

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Road closures in Harrison today

Lincoln County Highway Commissioner, John Hanz, advises that County Road B, 3,500 feet south of Parish Road in the Town of Harrison will be closed today, Sept. 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. due to culvert replacement. County Road D, 400 feet west of US 17 in the Town of Harrison will also be closed toda

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Church Mutual extends 100 percent paid tuition at NTC through IT Scholars Program

Church Mutual Insurance Company will extend a program that offers 100 percent paid college tuition to qualified students at Northcentral Technical College, Church Mutual announced Monday. The IT Scholars Program is designed to support the educational goals of graduating high school seniors aspiring

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Historic vehicles rolling onto Fort Leonard Wood on Wednesday

A caravan of more than 50 historic military vehicles traveling across the country will make a stop at Fort Leonard Wood. The Military Vehicle Preservation Association will display military Jeeps and trucks dating from World War II to the present day from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Daugherty Bowlin

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-18 20:28:00

Local youth receive royal treatment

Approximately 25 children are treated like royalty during the Lighthouse Shelters first Royal Party. Boys and girls were invited to wear costumes while joining a number of storybook princesses, such as Belle, Pocahontas, Elsa, Cinderella and more. Each child was involved in a coronation ceremony, wh

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

US to press concerns over incidents in meeting with Cubans

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. U.S. investigators are chasing many theories about what's harming American diplomats in Cuba, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File) Des

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-09-18 17:57:09

Bridging Art: When a bridge is a muse

Embed x Share CLOSE BRIDGING ART: FOUR WRITERS Video: Bridging Art: Brianna Staudt | 0:22 Brianna Staudt is beginning to dip a toe into writing at the Hudson Valley Writers' Center. Ricky Flores/lohud 1 of 4 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE BRIDGING ART: FOUR WRITERS Video: Eileen Carey draws ins

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:08

Harbor Island Beer Fest returns; plus, grape stomping, more

After closing its doors earlier in 2017, the Tapp has reopened with a new kitchen, and updated menu, and a redesigned bar and dining room. Seth Harrison/lohud Welcome to the Stir It Up Guide, a short roundup of culinary happenings throughout the Lower Hudson Valley each week. If you're looking to e

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 20:03:22

Girls soccer: Schedule for Wednesday, Sept. 20

I'll be heading out to Orangeburg to see unbeatens Pearl River and Tappan Zee go at it in one of the best crosstown rivalries in the county. Both are currently ranked in the Top 10 of my lohud girls soccer poll. Follow me on Twitter at @Zacchio_LoHud for in-game updates. Be sure to also follow me on

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:03

Mario Cuomo Bridge: Toll task force has never met, findings late

Westbound traffic is moved from the Tappan Zee Bridge onto the new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge at the 41 sec mark in this time lapse video Saturday, August 26, 2017. Peter Carr/The Journal News The committee tasked with helping to price tolls on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge is missing in action. C

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:03

Readers sound off on 9/11 heroes, telethons and NYPD lawsuits

Herkimer, N.Y.: The Daily News front page on Sept. 12 urged "names of toxic dust victims must be at WTC too." Why don't you practice what you preach? Every year on Sept. 11, the Daily News prints every name of the victims who perished in the attack. Kudos for that; please don't ever stop! But you n

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00