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MAPS meets expectations on State Report Card  Merrillfotonews

The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) generates a School Report Card and District Report Card for every publicly funded school and district in the state.



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 ...



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.



WJJQ Radio  Wjjq

Yesterday, we were joined by the new director of Our Sisters' House, Alex DuPlayee. She takes for Tina Elvins, who DuPlayee says left big shoes to fill.



Punt, Pass and Kick to return to Merrill  Merrillfotonews

For the second year Merrill will be hosting a regional Wisconsin Knights of Columbus Punt, Pass and Kick competition. 05421790. The regional event sponsored ...



Merrill High School Class of 2018 Scholarships & Awards  Merrillfotonews

EMALEE ALEXANDER- Carl & Wella Orin Scholarship; ** Gold Tassel. 05421253. TYLER BAADE- Lincoln Co. Medical Society Scholarship; Merrill Baseball ...



The original Michael Ravn  Merrillfotonews

By Michael J. Caylor Jr. 05420864. What started out in a wood frame building on Second Street in Merrill became the foundation of health care for the Merrill ...



Sports Express AM: Merrill High School  WAOW

Join News 9 Sports Director, Brad Hanson, on Wake Up Wisconsin for week three of Sports Express A.M..



Klug takes helm of Bluejay Football  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. 05421611. As of Monday, July 16, long-time Bluejay varsity football Defensive Coordinator Rob Klug has stepped in as interim head ...



Humphrey named Youth Optimist of the Month  Merrillfotonews

The April Youth Optimist of the Month is Riley Humphrey, nominated by Mr. Dale Nelson. 05422516. “Riley's optimistic attitude is very present in classrooms and ...



Joan Allayne “Tuddie” Polar  Merrillfotonews

Joan Allayne “Tuddie” Polar, age 53, of Tomahawk, WI, passed away peacefully after a two-year battle with cancer on Saturday, August 18, 2018, under the care ...



Memorial Day ceremonies in Merrill  Merrillfotonews

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



Merrill voters to decide school referendum, not school board  Wausau Daily Herald

MERRILL - Voters in the Merrill Area School District will decide in April whether to approve $2.5 million in extra tax revenues each year for four years to avoid ...



Gregory 'Greg' A. Bialecki  Merrillfotonews

Gregory 'Greg' A. Bialecki, age 46, of Cedar Rapids, IA, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at his residence. Greg was born on March 7, ...



WJFW - Merrill High School gains 600 pound blue jay carving  WJFW-TV

MERRILL - Once you step foot inside Merrill's High School, everywhere you look you'll find blue jays. But perhaps the largest bird is the newest addition to the ...



Maple Grove parents learn potential impact of Merrill referendum  WSAW

Two schools in Merrill will be forced to close if a referendum on the ballot in April doesn't pass. One of them is Maple Grove, a charter school with about 80 ...



Merrill High School Honor Roll  Merrillfotonews

1ST QUARTER HONOR ROLL 2017 – 2018. 05421611. GRADE 9. Highest Honors (4.0): Levi Black, Jacob Butler, Edmund Collinsworth, Caleb Dejong, Tanner ...



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 ...



Merrill attorney overcomes challenges to find his calling  Merrillfotonews

By Collin Lueck Editor. 05422483. For Merrill native Dan Koblitz, a long road has led him to open his own law practice in his hometown. Koblitz Law Office, LLC, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Prairie River Middle School Honor Roll – Second Quarter 2017-18  Merrillfotonews

6th Grade Highest Honors 4.0: Arabella Baumann, Anna Bowe, Malaynie Dengel, Charlotte Doescher, Allison Hoock, Emerson Iwen, Brooklyn Kraegenbrink, ...



Start date set for new Merril fire chief  Merrillfotonews

By Collin Lueck Editor. Chip&sngQs Big Box 05174607. Newly-appointed Merrill Fire Chief Josh Klug will start his new job on Monday, May 21. While his title ...



Fotos from the Past  Merrillfotonews

Researched by Michael J. Caylor Jr. Marathon FFA 05407881 Big Box. 5-10-78. The City of Merrill has ratified the contracts with their police and fire unions.



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.



Schneider announces sheriff candidacy  Merrillfotonews

On Feb. 20, Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Lieutenant Ken Schneider announced his candidacy for the fall sheriff election. “With 27 years of experience with the ...



Simon and Garfunkel Experience coming to Merrill  Merrillfotonews

When you think of the 1960s, and the music which revolutionized and defined new musical genres, you're bound to remember Simon and Garfunkel.



Merrill High School: Top 2016 graduates  Wausau Daily Herald

2016 scholarship recipients, students with top GPAs recognized.



Merrill High School Class of 2017 Scholarships & Awards  Merrillfotonews

DYLAN ALFT- **Gold Tassel. 05420980. KELSEY AMELSE- Sandy Hoffman Memorial Nursing Scholarship; Shannon L. Hall Memorial Scholarship; *Aspirus ...



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. 05421790. Jill Seaman has been selected ...



Public invited to Community Poverty Simulation on Feb. 26  Merrillfotonews

The Lincoln County Mental Health Coalition is hosting a Community Poverty Simulation on Feb. 26 from 5:15–8 p.m. at the Merrill High School Commons.



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 ...



Bridges Virtual Academy exceeds expectations on School Report Card  Merrillfotonews

The WI Department of Public Instruction (DPI) School Report Cards, was recently released to the public. Merrill Area Public Schools' Bridges Virtual Academy ...



MAPS welcomes new Activities Director John Miller  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. 05421611. Earlier this month, John Miller officially became the new activities director for Merrill Area Public Schools; stepping in for ...



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. 05421905. With about 25 students ...



Merrill art show to feature graffiti mural  Wausau Daily Herald

MERRILL - Is artistic graffiti true artwork? Art enthusiasts are invited to see a new, 25-foot graffiti mural at Merrill High School's art show in March. Senior Joseph ...



Merrill Baseball Hall of Fame introduces new members  Merrillfotonews

By Jared Schmeltzer Reporter. 05420179. On Saturday, July 8, the Merrill Baseball Hall of Fame inducted four new individual members as well as one historic ...



Athens teenager killed in weekend rollover crash  WAOW

HAMBURG (WAOW) - An Athens teenager died when the car he was driving drifted off a rural road into a ditch, struck a culvert, went airborne, "began flipping" ...



Merrill Area Public Schools new hires 2016-2017  Merrillfotonews

Presented are the Merrill Area Public School new hires for the 2016-2017 academic year. 05420179. Front Row L to R: Chase DeCleene: Social Studies, MHS



New Merrill Fire Chief has pinning ceremony  WSAW

The Merrill Fire Department welcomed two new staff members Thursday.



MHS Class of 2015 declares 'this is it'  Merrillfotonews

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It's not too late to obtain an ID to vote in the fall election  Merrillfotonews

Wisconsin's Election is tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 6) and voters who do not already have a Wisconsin driver license, ID or other form of ID needed to vote can still ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



Hunter who drowned was beloved teacher, singer  Wausau Daily Herald

William Storm taught German at Merrill High School for 36 years, sang in barbershop choir.



Merrill School District breaks ground on new Jay Stadium  WSAW

This fall, the Merrill community will see some major changes at the Bluejay's first home football game.



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 ...



Foundation sets new benchmark in supporting local educators  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. 05420195. The Merrill Area Community Foundation recently announced the approval of grants totaling $11,893 for the 'Beyond Crayons ...



Ravns leave legacy at Church Mutual  Merrillfotonews

Mike Ravn is a humble man, uncomfortable with being in the spotlight. However, Church Mutual Insurance Company was not going to let its former president ...



WJFW - Lincoln County Lieutenant Schneider announces campaign for sheriff  WJFW-TV

MERRILL - A 27-year veteran of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office hopes to become that department's next leader. Lieutenant Ken Schneider announced his ...



High retirement rate, 9 contested sheriffs races throughout north central Wisconsin  WSAW

(WSAW) -- Nearly all of the counties in north central Wisconsin are facing contested races for the position of sheriff, with several to be decided in the Aug.



Community Foundation bolsters creativity in the classroom  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter The Merrill Area Community Foundation is proud to announce 14 grants totaling $10,027 have been approved for the Beyond Crayons ...



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 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, ...



OTTS Garage teen center celebrates 10 years  Merrillfotonews

On Friday, March 31, OTTS Garage Teen Center will be celebrating 10 years of operations with a $5 fish fry. Dinner will be served from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and the ...



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 ...



Adam C. (Fox) Krueger  Merrillfotonews

Adam C. (Fox) Krueger, 25, of Merrill, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017. Adam was born June 5, 1991 in Merrill the son of Sue Ann Krueger and Marty ...



Top news stories from last week in central Wisconsin  Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Minocqua man charged in wife's 1982 murder. Stevens Point woman requests permission to have pet monkey. Wisconsin Rapids teen injured in rollover.



Durkin: This year's fish and wildlife hearings are merely advisory polls  Green Bay Press Gazette

When Wisconsin's outdoors-folks take their seats April 9 for the annual fish and wildlife hearings in all 72 counties, they might notice something odd about the 54 ...



College News  Merrillfotonews

Matthew D.D. Purmal of Merrill has been selected for inclusion on the Dean's List for academic achievement during the Spring 2016 semester at St. Lawrence ...



PRMS student/teacher duo to partake in Lake Michigan research voyage  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. 05421611. Even though the 2016-17 school year officially ended today, one lucky PRMS student's school year will extend just a couple ...



Bluejay trap team ready to bust some clays  Merrillfotonews

The Merrill High School trap team will hit the range this season with 19 shooters in grades 8-12. The Bluejays are in a new conference this year, the NWCTC ...



Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Class offered in May  Merrillfotonews

Did you know one in five children ages 13-18 have, or will have a serious mental illness? Mental illness knows no boundaries. Essentially everyone is affected ...



Year in Review  Merrillfotonews

As we trade in our 2015 calendars for a newer model, we take a look back at the year that just was. Here is a brief review of the happenings reported in the Foto ...



Jennifer “Jenny” K. Wimmer  Merrillfotonews

Jennifer “Jenny” K. Wimmer, age 45, of Merrill, died on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital in Merrill, while surrounded by her loving ...



Torch passed to new Merrill School Forest director  Merrillfotonews

Collin Lueck Editor After 18 years as director of the Merrill School Forest, Mary Wendorf is retiring this summer. The school forest torch is being passed to Russ ...



Merrill teacher, administrator leaving district  Wausau Daily Herald

MERRILL - Merrill High School Associate Principal Kurt Soderberg and government teacher Ross Reincke have resigned and will leave the district this month.



NewsChannel 7 Investigates | Court docs: Band teacher called himself "dad" to student  WSAW

Court documents obtained by NewsChannel 7 Investigates reveal text messages and Facebook messages between the Merrill High School band teacher and ...



Merrill native Nickel attains national insurance industry's highest post  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. 05419015. On Dec. 13, 2016, Ted Nickel was elected as the 2017 President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners ...



Merrill Knights of Columbus host Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition  Merrillfotonews

On September 8, over 95 local boys and girls gathered at Jay Staduim to compete in the Merrill Knights of Columbus Punt, Pass, and Kick competition. There are ...



MHS Class of 2015 Scholarships & Awards  Merrillfotonews

KEY Local Scholarship * Outside Scholarship/Award ** High School Award. 05421851. ALEXIS ANDERSON – * McDonald's Restaurant of Merrill Scholarship



Charges filed Lincoln County Circuit Court  Merrillfotonews

Richard L. Corso, 53 of Merrill-was charged January 9 with Felony-4th Offense Operating a Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated According to court records, an officer ...



MAHA, Horizon Development to mobilize Stone Bridge Housing project  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. 05419188. Thursday afternoon, officials from the Merrill Area Housing Authority (MAHA) and Horizon Development Group announced ...



Court docs: Teacher called student 'honey'  Wausau Daily Herald

16-year-old student filed injunction against Merrill teacher under police investigation.



MHS dance rocks state!  Merrillfotonews

Kelly O'Day Sports Editor The Bluejay varsity dance team made the best of a fourth consecutive trip to the WACPC State Dance Team Championship at the ...



Some places allow sex offenders to participate in trick-or-treating  WJFW-TV

RHINELANDER - Halloween night, little goblins, ghouls, and ghosts will hit the streets eagerly ready to fill their trick-or-treating bags. But kids could be walking ...



Your Town Merrill: Local company makes wreath rings, donates to Arlington National Cemetery  WSAW

MERRILL, Wis. (WSAW) -- Take a look at the holiday wreath in your home. You may not realize that the metal frame holding it together might just be made down ...



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 ...



Kindhearted Home Care's fitness center to offer fitness classes  Merrillfotonews

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter. 05420179. Last Friday afternoon, Kindhearted Home Care (KHC) of Merrill announced yet another expansion of services. According to ...



Plans underway for 17th Merrill Senior Graduation Celebration  Merrillfotonews

Merrill has a long tradition of offering graduating senior a safe, alcohol-free, and fun party on graduation night to celebrate their accomplishments with their ...



Lincoln County veterans announce Memorial Day events  Merrillfotonews

UPDATES: The threat of rain on Monday has caused location changes for Memorial Day ceremonies in both Merrill and Tomahawk. 05420315. The Merrill ...



Schultz to take over MHS baseball  Merrillfotonews

Kelly O'Day Sports editor. You could call it a no-brainer, although when it comes to hiring replacement coaches, there is no sure thing. But it was a slam dunk ...



Sheriff's dept investigating Merrill band director  Wausau Daily Herald

Lincoln County Sheriff's Department is investigating high school band leader Kevin Short.



Merrill Boys' basketball coach resigns amid investigation  WSAW

Merrill Superintendent Wally Leipart stated in a news release Wednesday boys' varsity basketball coach Kurt Soderberg on leave since Feb. 10 has resigned.



Community Foundation announces 2017 grant recipients  Merrillfotonews

As part of their annual presentation Wednesday afternoon, the Merrill Area Community Foundation announced 12 grants totaling $10,286 have been approved ...



Central Wisconsin ACT scores: How 23 high schools performed  Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

The definitive ranking of central Wisconsin ACT averages, and why the test results matter.



14th defendant sentenced in 127-pound Minnesota-to-Wisconsin Methamphetamine conspiracy  Merrillfotonews

John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced today the results of a three-year investigation by local, state and ...



Change for Sunday 'Messiah' chorus rehearsal time  Merrillfotonews

Each year, the Merrill High School Choir Department hosts its Holiday Concert. As per tradition at this concert, singers from the community (and a few students) ...



Soderberg named new SCC High School principal  Richmond-News

St. Croix Central Superintendent Tim Widiker announced this week that the Board of Education approved the appointment of Kurt Soderberg as high school ...



O'Day takes over Silent Sports, bids farewell to Foto News  Merrillfotonews

Long-time Foto News Sports Editor Kelly O'Day is moving on to new horizons in journalism as he takes the helm of Silent Sports Magazine, in addition to his ...



Go hunting for antiques up north  Wausau Daily Herald

There are more than 30 antique and collectible shops in the Northwoods.



American Legion Baseball: Holmen avenges middling spring, wins state  The Courier Life News

The Holmen Vikings baseball team was heartbroken after the spring season. It was a team expected to do real damage, but for various reasons had a middling ...



Wausau women's choir performs ahead of spring recital  WSAW

For over 50 years a women's choir in Wausau has been gracing audiences with their vocal artistry and dedication to performance. To talk about their upcoming ...



Jorgensen named Middleton's new baseball coach  Middleton Times Tribune

Brent Jorgensen, Middleton's coaching equivalent to the three-sport athlete, was doing what he's always doing last week. Coaching. Jorgensen, the 27-year-old ...



Your Town Merrill: The story behind its huge Christmas wreath  WSAW

It's hard to miss the 20-foot Christmas wreath that sits outside the Lincoln County courthouse in 'Your Town: Merrill.'



WJFW TV-12, WJFWDT 12.1 and Newswatch 12 - Your Northwoods News Leader and NBC Affiliate - Rhinelander Wisconsin  WJFW-TV

Lane Kimble became news director at Newswatch 12 in November 2017. He came back to the Northwoods in June 2015 after spending two years as a general ...



Skateboarding teen was superhero to family, community  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

At 18-year-old Cody Green's wake, a German shepherd named Bear scratched feverishly on his casket. Bear was a member of a Lincoln County K-9 rescue unit ...



Little Chicago farm to open winery long in the making  Wausau Daily Herald

The Frankes have been planning to open a winery for years, but Saturday the dream comes true.



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