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Lincoln County Sheriff’s reports
Posted by:Foto News,August 6, 2018A 62-year-old Tomahawk man was injured Tuesday afternoon after a motorcycle crash in the Town of Merrill. The man was traveling south on State Rd. 107 when he lost control at Swede Road and his motorcycle left the roadway. The man suffered non-life threatening injur
Merrill man seeks evaluation, records of child who accused him of sexual assault
Mark C. Welch, 66, is accused of eight counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child. He was previously convicted in 2001 in a 1997 case for third-degree sexual assault in Marathon County.
Two motorcyclists from Merrill hurt after hitting bear near Tomahawk
TOMAHAWK (WAOW) - A motorcycle hit a bear on a county road near Tomahawk, severely injuring the driver and a passenger from Merrill, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said Monday.
WJFW - Two in hospital after motorcycle hits bear in Lincoln County
Story By Newswatch 12 News TeamTOWN OF BRADLEY- Two people wound up in a trauma center after their motorcycle hit a bear in northern Lincoln County.Deputies tell us it happened Saturday just after 5:00 p.m. in the Town of Bradley.A 59 year old Merrill man was riding on County S near Highway 51 when
Sheriff's office searching for missing Rib Mountain man
WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) -- The Marathon County Sheriff's office is attempting to locate a 55-year-old man who walked away from his home in Rib Mountain.Ian Turner was last seen at his home at 7000 South Mountain Road just after 10 PM on Saturday. He is diabetic and has an insulin pump.Anyone with informat
Waupaca Woman Leads Police on High Speed Chase with Children
Billie J.M. Gassen on August 12th, 2018 was spotted recklessly driving a Jeep Cherokee on Highway 51. A Rothschild Police officer spotted the vehicle and attempted to pull Gassen over on an exit ramp to Highway 29. Gassen instead sped up and led the officer down Highway 29 along with joining Maratho
One dead, four injured in accident on U.S. 10 in Portage Co.
According to the release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the Wisconsin State Patrol, State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 10 eastbound, east of Portage County K at 12:48 p.m. A Hyundai Elantra was turning right into the entrance of County Materials Corporation an
Convicted sex offender released on signature bond, facing new charges
MERRILL, Wis (WSAW) --A Merrill man convicted of third-degree sexual assault of a child 1997, is now facing eight new charges of sexually assaulting four other young girls. On Tuesday, Lincoln County Jail released him on a $50,000 signature bond until his next court date in September.Mark Welch, 65,
Bog Is the 1978 Oneida County Horror Film You Haven't Seen
Mackenzie Martin / WXPR Public RadioThis Sunday, August 12th, Treehaven College of Natural Resources in Tomahawk is celebrating the installation of a labyrinth on their grounds. There will be an official ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:00 p.m., followed by the first official walk of the labyrinth. The
Two involved in Rhinelander gas station embezzlement to face charges
RHINELANDER, WIS. (WSAW)A Rhinelander man and woman will face charges for their involvement in a gas station embezzlement scheme.Aries Tatrow, 39, of Pelican Lake and Kayla Norling, 26, of Rhinelander will face charges Thursday of embezzling at least $79,000 from gas stations in the Rhinelander area
Teen with learner’s permit allegedly leads police on high speed chase
Jason N. Hawley Jr. appeared in Oneida County Circuit Court Thursday. Among multiple traffic citations, Hawley is charged with hit and run, second-degree recklessly endangering safety, take and drive vehicle without consent and eluding an officer.
Rhinelander man sentenced to prison for 2017 shooting incident
Fletcher was initially charged in March 2017 with attempted first degree homicide, a felony that carries a maximum 40-year imprisonment sentence. The charges were reduced to a class F felony of first degree reckless endangerment in May, a plea agreement to which Fletcher pled guilty.
Missing juvenile may be in the Rhinlander area
RHINELANDER, WIS. (WSAW)The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help in locating missing 14-year-old Hannah Morey, who may be in the Rhinelander area.
Wausau Police rerouting traffic on Grand Ave. around vehicle
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -Traffic on Grand Avenue is slowed in Downtown Wausau near Plumer Street. Southbound lanes are being rerouted around a car.Our crews at the scene saw a bicycle under the front portion of that car. Newschannel 7 is awaiting word from police about what happened, or if anyone was in
UPDATE: Tatrow allegedly took almost $80,000 from employer in four months
Aries Tatrow, 39, of Pelican Lake is alleged to have taken $79,950 from his employer, Remington Oil, from April 2018 through July 2018. He appeared in Oneida County Circuit Court Thursday.
Hunters urged to help contain the spread of CWD during Tomahawk meeting
TOMAHAWK, Wis. (WSAW) --As Wisconsin agencies push for more aggressive rules to contain the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease, a public meeting was held Wednesday night in Tomahawk to talk about sampling.DNR staff, along with the Lincoln, Oneida and Langlade County Deer Advisory Councils were on han
WJFW - RPD: Employees embezzle $79,000 from local oil company
36-year-old Kayla Norling, who is a manager at Hodag Pump and Pantry in Rhinelander, was also arrested. Police believe she helped Tatrow with the crimes.
Festival in central WI criticized for flying Confederate flags
MOSINEE, Wis. (AP) --Organizers of a festival in central Wisconsin that includes a Civil War re-enactment say they'll make changes in future events after it was criticized for flying Confederate flags at the gathering.A folk duo that performed at the LogJam Festival in Mosinee last weekend, Nickel &
A preview of this week’s 130th Annual Lincoln County Fair
The 130th Annual Lincoln County Fair returned to the Merrill Festival Grounds today. This year’s celebration will feature a new midway; courtesy of family owned, Bessemer, MI-based Spectrum Entertainment.
WJFW - No injuries reported in Vilas County head-on crash along Highway 51
Medics took the 16-year-old and a 14-year-old passenger in the SUV to Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff to check for any injuries. The pickup driver, 25, was not taken to the hospital and no injuries were reported to deputies.