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Oconto County, WI

Dollar General opens another location in Oconto County

LAKEWOOD – Dollar General now has five stores in Oconto County, after the national retailer opened its latest on July 30. Along with a range of general merchandise, home décor and party goods, the store at 17210 Emma Lea Lane – just off State 32 – also carries a variety of food items. “At Dollar...
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Officials identify Oconto Falls motorcyclist killed in crash

OCONTO COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - UPDATE 8/5. The Oconto County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a motorcyclist killed in a crash Wednesday. Officials identified the victim as 60-year-old Bart Erdman of Oconto Falls. At about 8:45 p.m., the Oconto County Sheriff’s Office was called to a two-vehicle...
OCONTO FALLS, WI
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Motorcyclist dies in Oconto County crash

OCONTO FALLS (WLUK) -- A motorcyclist died after a crash with a truck in Oconto County. It happened around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday on County Highway I near Beaver Lake Road in the town of Oconto Falls. When deputies and first responders arrived on scene, they saw a truck and motorcycle...
OCONTO COUNTY, WI
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Oconto Falls man dies in crash

OCONTO—A 60-year-old Oconto Falls man died in a collision Wednesday in Oconto County. The Oconto County Sheriff’s Office reports that dispatch was notified at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday of a two-vehicle crash on County Trunk I, near Beaver Lake Road, in the Town of Oconto Falls. Deputies and first responders immediately responded to the scene of the accident and observed a truck and motorcycle in the east ditch of County Trunk...
OCONTO FALLS, WI
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Fatal crash in Oconto County

OCONTO FALLS, Wis–A man is killed after his motorcycle crashes with a pickup truck in Oconto County. It happened around 8:45 Wednesday night on County Highway “I” in the Town of Oconto Falls. Investigators believe both vehicles were southbound when they collided. The 60-year-old Oconto Falls man...
OCONTO COUNTY, WI
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WBAY Green Bay

Crews rescue 2 kayakers in Oconto over the weekend

OCONTO, Wis. (WBAY) - Oconto emergency responders are notifying the public on the importance of wearing lifejackets after rescuing two kayakers who weren’t wearing any over the weekend. According to Oconto Fire Rescue, two people were hanging on the side of the kayak on Saturday at the bay of...
OCONTO, WI
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Wisconsin landscape draws visitors to Mountain Fire Lookout Tower

MOUNTAIN, Wis. (WJFW)- A Fire Lookout tower in Oconto County is the only tower in the Chequamegon- Nicolet National Forest where visitors can still climb to the top and in 2015, it underwent an extensive renovation. The Mountain Fire Lookout Tower has been standing in this spot in rural Oconto...
OCONTO COUNTY, WI
wearegreenbay.com

House fire in Riverview, several departments responded

RIVERVIEW, Wis. (WFRV) – The Riverview Fire Department responded to a house fire on Saturday morning in the Town of Riverview in Oconto County. In a Facebook post, the Riverview Fire Department stated that departments from Townsend, Lakewood, Doty, Crooked Lake, Mountain, DNR Fire, and Mountain Ambulance Service all assisted during the incident.
OCONTO COUNTY, WI
Fox11online.com

Lena man sentenced for drunken driving crash that killed woman

OCONTO (WLUK) -- A driver has been sentenced to prison for a drunken driving crash that killed a woman. Online court records show that Travis Ragen, 33, was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison and six years on extended supervision. He was also ordered to spend nine months in the Oconto County jail, to be served after the prison sentence, on a separate bail jumping conviction.
LENA, WI
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Brown, Door counties drop to 'medium' COVID-19 transmission

(WLUK) -- Brown and Door counties have dropped out of the "high" category for COVID-19 spread. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest weekly update shows Brown, Door, Marinette, Oconto, Menominee, Shawano, Winnebago, Waushara, Green Lake and Fond du Lac counties in the "medium" category. At that level, the CDC recommends those at high risk consider wearing masks and taking precautions.
BROWN COUNTY, WI