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Eagle River police report a pedestrian fatality Friday afternoon. Police Chief Mark VanderBloomen reports a vehicle driven by an 87 year old man was westbound on East Pine Street or Highway 70. At the intersection with South Second Street, his vehicle struck and 87 year old woman crossing East Pine Street. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident happened just before 4 p.m. Eagle River police and Vilas county authorities are investigating the fatality. Names will be released when...

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Eagle River Police Chief Mark Vander Bloomen is warning area residents of another scam in the region. This time, people are getting phone calls or texts that there are problems with their account at a local bank...   "....what they're using in Nicolet National Bank which is formerly Mid-Wisconsin Bank. (The scammers) are using the transition between names to say (the customers) debit card has been suspended and they're asking to verify the debit card number and the year of expiration in order...