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On Feb. 3 at 6:06 p.m. the Ladysmith Police Department with the assistance of the Rusk County Sheriff’s Department and Wisconsin State Patrol were dispatched to a domestic incident involving a stabbing located at 701 Miner Avenue East in the City of Ladysmith.  

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CHAMBER BOARD — The 2013 Greater Ladysmith Area Chamber of Commerce Board members are shown, from left, Erin St. Aubin, director; Linda Heath, vice-president; Tanya Pedretti, secretary; Hollis Helmeci, treasurer; Sara Baker, president; Jenny Hengst, director; Jessica Bingham, director, and J…

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 Finding a parking spot on Miner Avenue in downtown Ladysmith was next to impossible this week Tuesday, as trucks lined both sides of the street as well as neighboring side streets. About 230 workers employed in northern Wisconsin by the pipeline company Enbridge descended on the city for a …

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 Donald J. Lazar, 66, of rural Hawkins, appears at an initial appearance Friday in Rusk County Circuit Court, facing a criminal complaint alleging he used a .22 caliber rifle to murder his wife Darlene Lazar, 65. Law enforcement officers responding to the couple’s home after a 911 call repor…

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ADMINISTRATOR — Charisse Oland has been selected by the Rusk County Memorial Hospital board to succeed Shaw as administrator of the hospital which the county plans to sell to Sacred Heart and Marshfield Clinic. Negotiations are presently under way. Sale of the nursing home to another party h…

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FULLY ENGULFED — A Ladysmith firefighter races between a water holding tank and an older farmhouse fully engulfed by flames Wednesday. Ladysmith firefighters responded, with mutual aid assistance supplied by the Bruce Fire Department, to a structure fire at a home owned by Randy M. Ptacek Jr…