methamphetamine http://wxpr.org en Fire Destroys Lincoln County Home http://wxpr.org/post/fire-destroys-lincoln-county-home <p>A fire Thursday morning in the town of Harrison, Lincoln county destroyed a home. Traffic had to be detoured for seven hours.</p><p>The Lincoln County Sheriff reports a garage along State Highway 17 Rhinelander was on fire about 4:15 this morning. The attached home had caught fire when authorities arrived to put out the blaze. The family escaped the burning structure with no injuries. Fire units from the towns of Crescent, Newbold, Pelican, Russell and the city of Rhinelander fought the blaze.</p><p>Highway 17 returned to normal traffic about noon.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:33:53 +0000 Ken Krall 13245 at http://wxpr.org Police Arrest Three In Lincoln County Bust http://wxpr.org/post/police-arrest-three-lincoln-county-bust <p>Two Lincoln county residents and one from Michigan are facing possible drug-related charges.</p><p>Merrill police report the arrest of 27 year old Michael Hedges of Tomahawk, 18 year old Jessica Rowan of Merrill and 28 year old Robert Sleik of Michigan.</p><p>Methamphetamine and multiple hypodermic syringes, and drug paraphernalia were alleged to have been found at a Tomahawk home.</p><p>The arrests come as part of a joint investigation involving Tomahawk and Merrill police departments, Lincoln County Sheriff's Department and the North Central Drug Enforcement Task Force.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:54:47 +0000 Ken Krall 9446 at http://wxpr.org Police Arrest Three In Lincoln County Bust