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Disturbance Quelled At Lincoln Hills-Copper Lake Saturday

Wisconsin Department of Corrections

No injuries were reported after a weekend disturbance at the Lincoln Hills-Copper Lake School near Irma. Some damage was reported.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department reports about 30 students were involved. The department was called about 4:30 p.m.

A press release reports the youth had allegedly filled socks with rocks and making threats. 15 law enforcement officers responded and quickly contained the situation.

Ten personnel were from the Lincoln County Sheriff's office. Merrill Police and the Wisconsin State Patrol also responded.

Most law enforcement personnel left after one hour, but three remained on the scene until 8:00 p.m. when state Department of Corrections personnel arrived.

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