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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 ...



Longtime Merrill football coach, inducted into Wisconsin Hall of Fame, Ira Rebella dies  Wausau Daily Herald

MERRILL - A longtime Merrill High School football coach and inductee into the Wisconsin Football Coaches Hall of Fame will be remembered this weekend as a ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



“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 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 ...



Vivian L. Sczygelski  Merrillfotonews

Vivian L. Sczygelski, age 77, of Merrill, passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at Pine Crest Nursing Home in Merrill, while under the care of 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.



WJJQ Radio  Wjjq

Utility Customers Reminded to Arrange Payments Prior to End of Disconnection Moratorium Published on 04/09/2019 under News As the state's winter power ...



Jodie Rose (Higgins) Rethaber  Merrillfotonews

Jodie Rose (Higgins) Rethaber, 41, passed away unexpectedly as a result of a snowmobile accident on. February 9, 2019. Jodie was born November 27, 1977 ...



Merrill Area Concert Association presents Tim Buchholz Octet  Merrillfotonews

The Tim Buchholz Octet is coming Merrill on Saturday, Jan. 19, appearing at the Merrill High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. as part of the Merrill Area Concert ...



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 ...



Amy J. Rothmeyer  Merrillfotonews

Amy J. Rothmeyer, 45, of Merrill, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Amy was born August 20, 1973, in Merrill, daughter of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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.



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.



VIDEO: Veterans Day tour continues  Merrillfotonews

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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 ...



Kanitz named Athlete of the Week  Merrillfotonews

Trinity Kanitz is a second year varsity swimmer on the Merrill swim team. As a junior this year Trinity earned Wisconsin Valley Conference Swimmer of the Year.



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 ...



Dangerous cold can enhance conditions for black ice  Merrillfotonews

Along with extreme cold, blowing snow and bitter winds, add black ice to the already dangerous driving conditions. Black ice is a thin layer of highly transparent ...



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 ...



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 ...



VIDEO: Merrill Homecoming 2018  Merrillfotonews

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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 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 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 ...



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 ...



Merrill Productions brings home hardware from state conference  Merrillfotonews

This past week on Thursday, May 10 and Friday, May 11, the Wisconsin Community Media (WCM) Spring Conference and Best of the Midwest Media Fest was ...



College News  Merrillfotonews

Morgan Waye, Tomahawk, was named to fall 2018 Dean's List at Ripon College. Morgan is the child of Todd and Brittany Waye from Tomahawk. University of ...



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 ...



Bluejay statue finds welcomed home at MHS  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. Anyone passing through the MHS fieldhouse recently may have noticed a large, rather imposing figure having taken a permanent perch ...



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 Quarter 3 Honor Roll 2017-18  Merrillfotonews

GRADE 9. Highest Honors (4.0): Aaron Arndt, Levi Black, Jacob Butler, Edmund Collinsworth, Caleb DeJong, Tanner Depies, Gavin Dinges, Jordyn Henrich, ...



Zalewski to spearhead inaugural MAPS Fab Lab program  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. Effective Wednesday, Aug. 1, Josh Zalewski has been selected to step into the newly created position of MAPS Fab Lab Director.



William “Herr” Eric Storm  Merrillfotonews

William “Herr” Eric Storm, age 76, of Merrill, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. He was born on August 3, 1940 in the town or ...



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 ...



Merrill wrestling holds two camps  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. The first camp was a youth wrestling camp which was held as a summer school option. The camp went from June 12 through the ...



Merrill dancers sit atop the podium  Merrillfotonews

The Merrill High School dance team started off their season with a competition on Saturday Dec. 8 at Wausau East High School. Competing against other ...



Church Mutual donates toward MHS band trailer  Merrillfotonews

Church Mutual Insurance Company donated $2,500 to the Merrill High School Band. They intend to put this money towards a new semi-trailer to use during ...



Merrill High School: Top 2016 graduates  Wausau Daily Herald

2016 scholarship recipients, students with top GPAs recognized.



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 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 ...



Mary Ellen (Jager) Lansbach  Merrillfotonews

Mary Ellen (Jager) Lansbach, 94, De Pere, Wisconsin, formerly of Land O' lakes, Wisconsin, died Monday, March 30, 2015, in a local care facility. She was born ...



Grover Carl Fred Henrichs  Merrillfotonews

Grover Carl Fred Henrichs, 78, of Merrill, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Pine Crest Nursing Home, Merrill. Born in Merrill on March 1, 1940, Grover was ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Merrill Area Public Schools hires two new administrators for 2017-18  Merrillfotonews

Merrill Area Public Schools is pleased to announce the hiring of two new administrators for the 2017-18 school year. Jill Seaman has been selected as the new ...



Merrill's Navarro, Stoecker graduate from UW-Madison  Merrillfotonews

Aaron Navarro, College of Engineering, Bachelor of Science-Civil Engineering and Joshua Stoecker, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, Bachelor of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Church Mutual forges its future while staying true to its roots  Merrillfotonews

By Collin Lueck Editor. Rich Poirier is excited about the direction Church Mutual Insurance Company is headed into the future. President and CEO of Merrill's ...



VIDEO: Senior girls win 2018 Powder Puff football game  Merrillfotonews

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Sawmill to host 'Thriving on a Single Ray of Sun' Art Show and benefit  Merrillfotonews

Sunday, November 18, the Sawmill Brewing Company will host the 'Thriving on a Single Ray of Sun' art show and benefit from 2-6 PM. The event will feature the ...



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.



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, ...



Marching Jays headed to state competition  Merrillfotonews

The Merrill High School Marching Jays performed their Alice in Wonderland themed field show, “We're All Mad Here,” at competitions in Chippewa Falls and ...



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 ...



VFW announces contest winners, supports Vets post  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. During it's annual banquet last Saturday, VFW Post 1638 announced the finalists for the 2018-19 Patriots Pen and Voice of Democracy ...



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.



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, ...



Merrill High School Class of 2017 Scholarships & Awards  Merrillfotonews

DYLAN ALFT- **Gold Tassel. KELSEY AMELSE- Sandy Hoffman Memorial Nursing Scholarship; Shannon L. Hall Memorial Scholarship; *Aspirus Inc. I ...



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.



William 'Bill' R. Montabon  Merrillfotonews

William 'Bill' R. Montabon, age 65, of Gleason, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital in Merrill.



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 fishing club gets feet wet with first tournament  Merrillfotonews

The new Merrill High School Fishing Club participated in its first tournament Oct. 16 at Bluegill Bay County Park in Wausau. With about 25 students on the roster, ...



Merrill art show to feature graffiti mural  Wausau Daily Herald

March 4 open house will include ceramic mug auction, Memory Project portraits, activities.



New Merrill Fire Chief has pinning ceremony  WSAW

MERRILL, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Merrill Fire Department welcomed two new staff members Thursday during an official pinning ceremony. A badge pinning ...



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 ...



7 Oaks Bodywork and Massage dedicated to balance and good health  Merrillfotonews

Collin Lueck Editor. After more than 20 years of experience as a physical therapist assistant, Michelle Odegard decided to broaden her skillset and take on her ...



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 ...



'Very Merrill Christmas' kicks off next weekend  Merrillfotonews

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, or at least it will next weekend when Merrill kicks off its annual Christmas celebration weekend! Summary of Christmas ...



Bluejay runners get off to strong start  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. The Merrill cross country team got their running underway with a fourth place finish at the Hodag invite. Both boy and girl varsity ...



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 ...



MHS Class of 2015 declares 'this is it'  Merrillfotonews

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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, ...



Start date set for new Merril fire chief  Merrillfotonews

By Collin Lueck Editor. Newly-appointed Merrill Fire Chief Josh Klug will start his new job on Monday, May 21. While his title may be new, Klug is no stranger to ...



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 ...



Cross country year end banquet  Merrillfotonews

Pictured are the varsity letter winners for the girls team. From left to right: Back row- Sadie Wakefield, Hannah Lossee, Rylee Hoeppner, Anne Herdt, Anika Bartz, ...



Boys traveling basketball meeting  Merrillfotonews

Boys grades 3-8 will have the chance to participate in traveling basketball this winter. There will be a meeting Sunday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. hosted by varsity coach ...



Meet the Candidates: 3rd Aldermanic District 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 ...



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.



MAPS welcomes new Activities Director John Miller  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. Earlier this month, John Miller officially became the new activities director for Merrill Area Public Schools; stepping in for former AD Rick ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Merrill Adult Diploma Academy announces January 2017 graduates  Merrillfotonews

Merrill Area Public Schools and Northcentral Technical College are proud to present the Merrill Adult Diploma Academy (MADA) January 2017 graduates.



Merrill linebacker a future Badger  Wausau Daily Herald

MERRILL - It's a storyline that has played out before — a Merrill High School linebacker gains statewide attention and goes on to the University of Wisconsin ...



Robert Reichelt  Chippewa Herald

MERRILL, Wis. — Robert M. Reichelt, 93, of Merrill passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in Chippewa Falls.



Meet the Candidates: 5th Aldermanic District  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 ...



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 ...



NTC to offer community open house Oct. 17  Merrillfotonews

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is proud to announce an upcoming Community Open House at NTC's Wausau campus on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 5–7 ...



Merrill AmericInn celebrates expansion project  Merrillfotonews

By Collin Lueck Editor. After eight months of construction, the public got their first look inside a major addition to Merrill's AmericInn on Dec. 15. The 20-room ...



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