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MHS Class of 2012 Graduation  Merrillfotonews

Merrill High School graduates participated in the school's 129th commencement ceremony in the MHS fieldhouse Friday night. Merrill High School's Class of ...



Merrill High School to host District Solo & Ensemble Festival  Merrillfotonews

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June 19, 2019 Diane M. Hanson  Merrillfotonews

Diane M. Hanson, age 64, of Merrill, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019 at Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital in Merrill. She was born to the late Robert ...



Merrill High School staff contribute to Merrill Area United Way  Merrillfotonews

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Dennis Mead Taylor  Merrillfotonews

Dennis Mead Taylor, age 88 of Hudson, OH passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019. He was born in Merrill, WI to M.N. (Mully) and Billie Mead Taylor. His late ...



MAPS board members to hold 2nd Community Listening Session  Merrillfotonews

As part of the District's strategic planning process and in order to provide the public with an opportunity to ask questions, offer ideas and share their concerns, ...



Merrill track hosts annual award ceremony  Merrillfotonews

Pictured from left to right with their awards:Tyler Wolff- Most Exemplifies the Qualities of Track and Field, James Pawlicki- Boys' MVP, Dalie Thomas- Girls' MVP, ...



Dale August Lambrecht  Merrillfotonews

Dale August Lambrecht, 78, passed away on Sept. 17 at his home in Manitowoc, WI, with family at his side, after a brief illness. He was born in Merrill on Aug.



Merrill High School Vocal Jayz Choir performs at News 9  WAOW

We're so glad the Vocal Jayz Choir from Merrill High School made it in to perform on Wake Up Wisconsin. If you missed their full performance, you can check it ...



Merrill High School announces Third Quarter Honor Roll  Merrillfotonews

GRADE 9. Highest Honors (4.0) Samuel Bennett, Decilyn Clark, Sarah Crockford, Molly Dallman, Jackson DeJong, Lauren Duginski, Benjamin Freyer, Caitlyn ...



Merrill High School first quarter honor roll 2018-2019  Merrillfotonews

GRADE 9. Highest Honors (4.0) Annie Becker, Samuel Bennett, Kierra Boyd, Decilyn Clark, Sarah Crockford, Jackson Dejong, Lauren Duginski, Fletcher ...



Merrill High School fired up for Homecoming  Merrillfotonews

Merrill High School is celebrating Homecoming this week with a host of activities leading up to Saturday's football game at Jay Stadium. On Friday morning ...



DPI announces open enrollment  Merrillfotonews

Parents and guardians can apply to send their children to any public school in the state through the Wisconsin Public School Open Enrollment program.



Beverly J. King  Merrillfotonews

Beverly J. King, Merrill, age 90, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019. Beverly was born June 8, 1928, in Merrill, WI, the daughter of Herman and Irene ...



Volpe named new VP of MAPS Board of Education  Merrillfotonews

At its organizational meeting on April 22, the Merrill Area Public Schools (MAPS) Board of Education appointed Maria Volpe as its new Vice-President.



Daniel 'Dan' M. Adamec  Merrillfotonews

Daniel 'Dan' M. Adamec, age 56, of Merrill, passed away after a long, courageous battle with cancer, on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the Wausau Aspirus ...



UPDATE Power outage in Merrill, police open warming shelter  WAOW

According to the Merrill Police Department, a power outage is impacting a large number of Merrill residents.



“Mamma Mia” coming to MHS  Merrillfotonews

Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. The Merrill High School rendition of the musical Mamma Mia will be coming to the MHS auditorium in early April. Sang through the ...



Merrill High School to present 'Almost, Maine'  Merrillfotonews

On Nov. 1, 2 and 3, Merrill High School will be presenting the play “Almost, Maine” at the high school auditorium. Eighteen Merrill students will perform a series ...



VIDEO: Veterans Day tour continues  Merrillfotonews

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Dettmering hits #5 in Wisconsin.golf junior rankings  Merrillfotonews

Merrill's Russell Dettmering is gaining statewide notice for his performance on the golf course. The Merrill High School Junior took fifth in the 2018 state ...



Merrill and Tomahawk area Memorial Day events  Merrillfotonews

Volunteers from the area will be placing Memorial Day flags at the graves of veterans on record with the Lincoln County Veterans *Service* Office. This takes place ...



Merrill volleyball wins two of three at WVC meet  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. On Saturday the Merrill volleyball team traveled to Stevens Point Area High School for the first leg of the Wisconsin Valley ...



Merrill wrestling dominates conference opener  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. On Thursday night the Merrill wrestling team hosted Wausau East in their first conference match up of the season. The Bluejays ...



MHS Prom set for Saturday  Merrillfotonews

The 2019 Merrill High School Prom will be held Saturday evening, beginning with the Grand March at 6:30 p.m. at the MHS Auditorium. Doors will open at 6:15, ...



Prairie River Middle School 2018-19 1st Quarter Honor Roll  Merrillfotonews

6th Grade Highest Honors 4.0: Max Black, Gus Chrudimsky, Austin Depies, Ava Detert, Preston Dettmering, Haylea Drabek, Mackenzie Ellenbecker, Leah ...



Merrill High School 2017 graduates  Wausau Daily Herald

... * Graduates who earned a grade point average of 3.75 or above are pictured. Asterisks note graduates with a GPA of 3.75 or above. Dylan Darwin Alft.



Merrill High School Class of 2018 Scholarships & Awards  Merrillfotonews

EMALEE ALEXANDER- Carl & Wella Orin Scholarship; ** Gold Tassel. TYLER BAADE- Lincoln Co. Medical Society Scholarship; Merrill Baseball Assoc.



Merrill cross country last at conference meet  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. On Saturday the Merrill cross country team traveled to Wausau for the Wisconsin Valley Conference Meet at Nine Mile Forrest.



Merrill Historical Society 2019 calendar now available  Merrillfotonews

Merrill Historical Society's (MHS) 23rd historic memorial calendar is now available for purchase. The Historical Society continues to hold the price at $8 each.



Klug takes helm of Bluejay Football  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. As of Monday, July 16, long-time Bluejay varsity football Defensive Coordinator Rob Klug has stepped in as interim head coach.



Merrill High School: Top 2016 graduates  Wausau Daily Herald

2016 scholarship recipients, students with top GPAs recognized.



BOYS HOOPS: Waupun races to big early lead, defense stars in 66-51 win over Merrill at UWGB  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

GREEN BAY — Marcus Domask turned the key, Quintin Winterfeldt and Conner Kamphuis helped him drive and Waupun's boys basketball team went from zero ...



The original Michael Ravn  Merrillfotonews

By Michael J. Caylor Jr. What started out in a wood frame building on Second Street in Merrill became the foundation of health care for the Merrill area. As the ...



High school sweethearts tie the knot at Jay Stadium  Merrillfotonews

As football fans and high school sweethearts, Derek and Jourdyn Jahnke found the perfect place to hold their wedding – Merrill High School's Jay Stadium.



Merrill High School Honor Roll  Merrillfotonews

1ST QUARTER HONOR ROLL 2017 – 2018. GRADE 9. Highest Honors (4.0): Levi Black, Jacob Butler, Edmund Collinsworth, Caleb Dejong, Tanner Depies, ...



Merrill High School Honor Roll 4th quarter 2017-18  Merrillfotonews

GRADE 9. Highest Honors (4.0)- Aaron Arndt, Levi Black, Edmund Collinsworth, Caleb Dejong, Tanner Depies, Jordyn Henrich, Eleanor Holzinger, Alicia ...



Two Rhinelander schools have a new addition to the daily student schedule  WJFW-TV

RHINELANDER - Many teachers wish they could spend extra time working with the students who struggle in their classes. Now Rhinelander School District ...



132nd Wisconsin Army National Guard Band to Perform with Merrill City Band  Merrillfotonews

Save the Date! The 132nd Wisconsin Army National Guard Band will be performing throughout the state of Wisconsin as part of its annual summer tour.



Franklin 'Frank' M. Mootz Sr.  Merrillfotonews

Franklin 'Frank' M. Mootz Sr., age 78, of Merrill, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, WI, with his loving ...



Fotos from the past  Merrillfotonews

Researched by Michael J. Caylor Jr. 2-4-76. A man whom authorities are not identifying has been transferred to a federal holding facility in Wichita, Kansas after ...



Staffing changes at UW Extension, Lincoln County  Merrillfotonews

The University of Wisconsin Extension, Lincoln County educator staffing has recently undergone some changes. As always, local educators will continue to ...



Evers meets with local legislators following Lincoln Hills visit  Merrillfotonews

Governor Tony Evers toured Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake schools in Irma Friday afternoon during his first week in office. While in Lincoln County, Evers also ...



MHS Student Art on exhibit at T.B. Scott Library  Merrillfotonews

T.B. Scott Free Library is honored to exhibit works by the Merrill High School Senior Art students through mid-April. In the Carnegie Building on the second floor, ...



MHS graduate earns foreign military badge  Merrillfotonews

Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. On March 7, Merrill High School graduate and current cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point Brant Raleigh, was ...



Don Koepke  Merrillfotonews

Don Koepke, better known as “Pops”, 75, passed away on May 13th, 2019 surrounded by his family at his home. Don found peace after along battle of pain and ...



Meet the Candidates - Lincoln County Sheriff  Merrillfotonews

Incumbent Lincoln County Sheriff Jeff Jaeger is not seeking re-election, having announced his impending retirement earlier this year. Candidates Ken Schneider ...



Meet the Candidates: 35th Assembly District  Merrillfotonews

Area voters will have some decisions to make in the Nov. 6 general election. For District 35 State Assembly Representative, three-term incumbent Republican ...



Merrill Baseball Hall of Fame welcomes 5 new members  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. As part of its 8th annual event Friday evening, the Merrill Baseball Hall of Fame inducted five new members; Adam Cordova, Alex ...



Local youth wrestlers qualify for WWF state tournament  Hub City Times

Several area youth wrestlers qualified for the Wisconsin Wrestling Federation Kids Folkstyle Tournament, during the state qualifier at River Falls High School on ...



Merrill dancers sit atop the podium  Merrillfotonews

Pictured is the Merrill dance team holding their first place trophies. Pictured from left to right: Back row- Makayla Nelson, Bryanna Pieper, Kierra Boyd, Nora ...



MHS Class of 2018: 'Big things come in small packages'  Merrillfotonews

Friday evening, 154 graduating seniors crossed the stage as part of the 135th Merrill High School Commencement Ceremony at the MHS Field House. Joining ...



Ascension staff, community members gather to remember fallen flight crew  Merrillfotonews

(Woodruff)-“Spirit Strong” was the continued message of a Memorial Event on Friday, April 26, which honored three members of an Ascension Wisconsin Spirit ...



Merrill volleyball sweeps Everest  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. On Thursday night the Merrill volleyball team traveled to D.C. Everest to take on conference foe Evergreens. The Jays would win ...



Merrill native Matt Torkelson bringing LA comedy to his hometown  Merrillfotonews

Collin Lueck Editor. Merrill native and Los Angeles comedian Matthew Torkelson is coming back to town with four other hilarious LA comedians to make you ...



SPECIAL REPORT: The Cost of Truancy  WAOW

WAUSAU (WAOW) — You see it across pop culture in movies and TV: kids skipping classes or missing school, and it often feels juvenile. But the costs related to ...



Lincoln County project among $7 million in Broadband Expansion Grants  Merrillfotonews

Governor Scott Walker and the Public *Service* Commission (PSC) this week announced $7 million in new Broadband Expansion Grant Awards. The 37 new ...



MHS Youth Apprenticeships at Work: Stephen Koch  Merrillfotonews

MHS senior Stephen Koch, son of Eric and Sherry Koch, is completing an apprenticeship at Church Mutual Insurance Company. “This program has taught me ...



Community Foundation announces 2018 grant recipients  Merrillfotonews

As part of its annual presentation on Wednesday November 14, the Merrill Area Community Foundation announced 13 grants totaling $9,507 have been ...



New Year brings new leadership to sheriff's office  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. On January 7, Ken Schneider will begin a new chapter in his 28 year career with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office as he will be sworn ...



MHS announces annual open house & art show  Merrillfotonews

This year's mural workshop at Merrill High School was different from past ones. With the new schedule change at Merrill High School, a new space was created ...



Merrill attorney overcomes challenges to find his calling  Merrillfotonews

By Collin Lueck Editor. For Merrill native Dan Koblitz, a long road has led him to open his own law practice in his hometown. Koblitz Law Office, LLC, recently ...



Merrill trap team takes aim at new conference  Merrillfotonews

The Merrill High School trap team will be shooting for the top of their new conference this year. Competition got underway last week, as Merrill defeated ...



Trinity takes top honors in Rockets for Schools  Merrillfotonews

Competing against 31 middle school and high school teams from Wisconsin, Illinois and Ohio in the Rockets for Schools program May 11-12, Trinity Lutheran ...



Families informed of MAPS elementary school reassignments  Merrillfotonews

Letters went out Thursday to Merrill Area Public Schools families impacted by the closure of Pine River School, telling them which elementary school their ...



Carla McLenithan selected as BlueJay Star of the Quarter  Merrillfotonews

Merrill Area Public Schools is pleased to announce Carla McLenithan has been chosen as the BlueJay Star of the Quarter for the First Quarter of 2018-2019.



James E. ?Jim? Mickelson  Merrillfotonews

James E. “Jim” Mickelson, age 68, of Merrill, died Friday, Sept. 20, at Colonial Manor in Wausau. Jim was born Oct. 10, 1944 in Merrill, the son of Palmer and ...



MHS Musicians Impress at District Solo & Ensemble  Merrillfotonews

Each year, more than 100 students from Merrill High School participate in District Solo and Ensemble at MHS. During this day, students perform pieces of music ...



Bettin to present 'The White House In and Out'  Merrillfotonews

For an intimate look inside the “White House” structure, don't miss Dick Bettin's presentation on March 8 at 1 p.m. at the Merrill Enrichment Center. Sergeant ...



MHS continuing to connect students with business community  Merrillfotonews

Merrill Area Public Schools has placed a significant emphasis this year on Academic and Career Planning (ACP) to help students focus on their futures and to ...



Merrill Artisans Showcase Feb. 9  Merrillfotonews

Celebrate the arts by attending the 11th annual Merrill Artisans Showcase on Saturday, Feb. 9, in beautiful Assisi Hall at Bell Tower Residence, 1500 O'Day St.



MHS Class of 2015 declares 'this is it'  Merrillfotonews

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Wisconsin primary: Schneider for sheriff, Proulx for coroner in Lincoln County  Wausau Daily Herald

Ken Schneider won the Republican primary for Lincoln County sheriff and Paul Proulx won for coroner.



Bluejay tennis takes two of three matches  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. On Friday the Merrill tennis team traveled to Rhinelander for a quad meet featuring Rhinelander, Luther L. Wright High School, ...



Ascension Wisconsin opens pharmacy in Rhinelander  Starjournalnow

Star Journal report. The pharmacy at Ascension St. Mary's Hospital is open again. The retail pharmacy, located at the entrance to Ascension Medical Group in ...



MHS student scores perfect on ACT  Merrillfotonews

On Feb. 27, eleventh grade students across the state of Wisconsin took the ACT, a three and a half hour test that measures students' abilities in the areas of math ...



Bluejay volleyball takes road win at Rapids  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. On Thursday night the Merrill volleyball team traveled to Wisconsin Rapids for a conference match against Lincoln High School.



Merrill linebacker a future Badger  Wausau Daily Herald

Collinsworth was a unanimous all-Great Northern Conference selection at linebacker last year and a second-team pick at running back. He is part of a notable ...



Kremsreiter named PRMS Youth Optimist of the Month  Merrillfotonews

Cassy Kremsreiter, daughter of Julie and Ken Kremsreiter of Merrill, was selected PRMS Youth Optimist of the Month for September 2018. Cassy was nominated ...



MHS presents 'Just Another High School Play'  Merrillfotonews

Merrill High School will present “Just Another High School Play” Nov. 2, 3 & 4 in the MHS auditorium at 7 p.m. each night. Tickets are available at Lee's Piggly ...



MHS chapter celebrates FFA week  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. Feb. 18-22, the Merrill High School FFA chapter took part in National FFA week. National FFA week is a time for FFA members to ...



Merrill High School Honor Roll – 2nd Quarter 2016-17  Merrillfotonews

Grade 9. Highest Honors (4.0): Eve Akey, Kamille Ament, Jake Bailey, Ty Bailey, Abigail Burgener, Dawson Dengel, Cody Depies, Katelyn Hahn, Elizabeth ...



Community Youth Group at OTTS Garage Teen Center  Merrillfotonews

OTTS Garage is working with local church youth ministries to reach out to teenagers entering 6th grade through 12th grade. OTTS Garage exists to provide a ...



Marlowe named Bluejacks head coach  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. On Tuesday evening Wausau East Activities Director Michael Pernsteiner along with Merrill Activities Director John Miller, ...



Former Merrill music teacher gets 4 months jail in student sex case  WSAW

A former Merrill High School music teacher convicted of two counts of sexual assault of student by school staff will spend 120 days in jail and 36 months on ...



Merrill Fire Department reports  Merrillfotonews

october 17. Calls: #1537- At 7:41 a.m. Med 63 responded to State St. for a 70 year old male with a medical problem, no transport. #1538- At 10:32 a.m. Med 62 ...



MAPS Board receives ?Report Card?  Merrillfotonews

During its regular monthly meeting last Wednesday evening, the MAPS Board of Education unanimously approved entering into an agreement with Teachers On ...



Meet the Candidates: Merrill City Clerk race  Merrillfotonews

On the April 3 general election ballot, Lincoln County voters will have a number of choices to make for city and county offices. Candidates in contested races for ...



PREP WRESTLING: Sauk Prairie takes seventh at Northern Exposure Duals  Sauk Prairie Eagle

The Sauk Prairie High School wrestling team placed seventh out of 18 teams at the Northern Exposure Tournament on Dec. 28-29 at Merrill High School.



Merrill volleyball wins Mosinee quad  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. On Tuesday night the Merrill volleyball team traveled to Mosinee for a quad meet with Altoona, Markesan and Mosinee. Merrill ...



Pink plastic birds raise funds for Spanish Club trip  Merrillfotonews

“Flocks and flocks of the pink birds have flown south, meaning the flocking has come to an end. It is with the utmost gratitude that the MHS Spanish Club would ...



Merrill Selects Superintendent | News  WSAU

MERRILL, Wis. (WSAU) -- Merrill Area Public Schools has a new Superintendent, and it's someone that already knows the district. School Board President Jen ...



Merrill High School football stadium to undergo renovation  Merrillfotonews

Project made possible through contributions from Bierman Family Foundation, private donors. The Merrill Area Public Schools has announced plans to renovate ...



MERRILL HIGH SCHOOL 1ST QUARTER HONOR ROLL 2016–2017  Merrillfotonews

GRADE 9. Highest Honors (4.0)- Eve Akey, Kamille Ament, Lorna Bannigan, Abby Bucknell, Abigail Burgener, Michael Casper, Dawson Dengel, Cody Depies, ...



Merrill Baseball Hall of Fame introduces new members  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. On Saturday, July 8, the Merrill Baseball Hall of Fame inducted four new individual members as well as one historic team.



Cordova named MHS Youth Optimist of the Month  Merrillfotonews

Lily Cordova was chosen as the March Youth Optimist. She was nominated by Mrs. Emily Bonack who states, “Lily has been a past student of mine (English 9 ...



MHS softball holds year end banquet  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. On Monday, June 4, the Merrill softball team held their annual end of the year banquet at Merrill High School. At the banquet six ...



Merrill High School Third Quarter Honor Roll 2016-17  Merrillfotonews

GRADE 9. Highest Honors (4.0): Eve Akey, Kamille Ament, Ty Bailey, Abigail Burgener, Dawson Dengel, Cody Depies, Elizabeth Hartson, Abbigail Krueger, ...



19th Annual Poker Run hosted by Merrill businesses  Merrillfotonews

Saturday, Nov. 11, will be the 19th year since the inception of the Merrill Poker Run. This year we have a special “Lucky 13” Poker Run. We are adding one more ...



MERRILL HIGH SCHOOL 4TH QUARTER HONOR ROLL 2016–2017  Merrillfotonews

GRADE 9. Highest Honors (4.0): Eve Akey, Kamille Ament, Ty Bailey, Michael Casper, Aleecia Dawson, Dawson Dengel, Cody Depies, Katelyn Hahn, Elizabeth ...



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