Oneida county

The Marathon-Oneida County Bomb Squad was called to a town of Piehl residence Tuesday after someone suspected there was an improvised explosive device.

Oneida County Sheriff's deputies report they went to a residence on East Stella Lake Road. An investigation found the device to not be dangerous. A small amount of fireworks was discovered.

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Marathon County Sheriff's Office, Three Lakes Police Department, Three Lakes Fire Department, and Oneida County EMS.

The Oneida County Sheriff's office reports one person has died from a town of Pelican traffic accident last evening.

Deputies report a 55 year old Rhinelander man, James Hagen, was killed in the one vehicle crash on County Road "G" about 6:30 Monday evening. Hagen died at the scene.

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, Oneida County EMS, Pelican Fire Department and the Pelican First Responders responded to the scene.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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The Oneida County Board has seen the future, if it already isn't the present.

UW-Extension Community Resource Development Agent Tim Brown and businessman Don Sidlowski from Three Lakes presented board with what high-speed internet, or broadband will mean when fully implemented.

Rural residents have been lobbying for access to fast internet to help business and public agencies compete in an interconnected world.

At a special meeting Wednesday, Sidlowski and Brown showed the board why broadband should be a priority. Don Sidlowski...

Criminal charges have been filed against two men, Daniel Frausto, currently at the Dodge Correctional Institute in Waupun, and Robert Miles of Red Granite, suspected of operating a burglary ring spanning twelve counties, including Oneida, Oconto, Portage and Shawano counties..

Frausto and Miles have been charged in several counties In addition, charges are expected to be filed against others under a cooperation agreement.

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