The Lake Wissota Lions Club hosts its first annual Water Safety and Education Day.More >>
UPDATE - The man accused of pulling a shotgun on a Lincoln
County deputy has a plea/sentencing hearing Tuesday.
Investigators say Bruce Lyon-Dugin appeared drunk when he was pulled over in
July 2011. The deputy says Lyon-Dugin pointed a shotgun out the window of his
vehicle. That led to a short standoff before Lyon-Dugin was arrested.
Lyon-Dugin is charged with Failure/Comply-Officer/Person into Custody,
Disorderly Conduct and Resisting or Obstructing an Officer.
LINCOLN COUNTY (WAOW) -- Lincoln County investigators say
during a traffic stop, an intoxicated driver pulled a shotgun on a deputy.
Officials say at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, reports were received about a possible
intoxicated driver on US 51 near Lincoln Drive in the Town of Merrill. Similar
reports came in about the driver on CTH K. The vehicle was found and stopped
near Spruce Street.
When the deputy made contact with the driver, Bruce Anthony Lyon-Dugin, 55, of
Minneapolis, MN, he appeared to be drunk. When the deputy returned to the
vehicle, Lyon-Dugin pointed a firearm out the window of his vehicle. A short
standoff occurred between Lyon-Dugin and the deputy. Lyon-Dugin was physically
subdued and taken into custody.
He's currently in the Lincoln County jail. He faces several felony and
Fall Creek (WQOW)- A home on Partridge Road exploded Sunday afternoon. The Township Fire Department says the family is out of town and no one was hurt in the blast. Right now crews are on scene investigatingMore >>
A home on Partridge Road exploded around noon on Sunday. The Township Fire Department says the family is out of town and no one was hurt in the blast.More >>
Jackson County (WQOW) - The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in which a pedestrian was hit by a semi in a parking lot. It happened after 4 p.m. at the Hixton Travel Plaza parkingMore >>
Washburn County (WQOW) - It's been 17 years since a girl disappeared after getting off a bus in Washburn County. New details in the case could be released this weekend. Sara Bushland was last seen inMore >>
It's been 17 years since a girl disappeared after getting off a bus in Washburn County.More >>
GORDON, Wis. – Wildfire crews from the Department of Natural Resources, working through the night and joined by more than 100 municipal firefighters, have largely surrounded the Germann Road Fire whichMore >>
Wildfire crews from the Department of Natural Resources, working through the night and joined by more than 100 municipal firefighters, have largely surrounded the Germann Road Fire which has scorched 8,700 acres of forest land in Douglas and Bayfield counties.More >>
Chippewa County (WQOW) - Even with the fire ban lifted, Chippewa fire crews are reminding everyone conditions are still dry. Emergency crews spent part of their evening battling a grass fire in ChippewaMore >>
Even with the fire ban lifted, Chippewa fire crews are reminding everyone conditions are still dry.More >>
I just happened to be taking some pictures early Tuesday morning and decided to take a look at the eagle's nest over the driveway. I was shocked! There was our Spring baby!More >>
I just happened to be taking some pictures of our goats, that walk across a bridge 12 feet in the air, early Tuesday morning and decided to take a look at the eagle's nest. I was shocked! There was our Spring baby!More >>
Eau Claire (WQOW) - There's no debating that obesity is a serious problem in this country. What may be open for debate is what the government can do to address it. Eau Claire's Comprehensive Plan hasMore >>
It's a unique step that's never been done in Eau Claire before. The data would be calculated using the body mass index.More >>
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