Subscribe to the Merrill Courier. The Courier is the Newspaper of Record for the city of Merrill and for Lincoln County WI. Extended length local news stories, high school sports coverage, and an array of contributing writers make the Courier a must read. The Courier is a weekly Friday publication and mailed to you by the US Postal Service. Allow 3-4 days for delivery. 1 Year Subscription is $39.00. 2 Year Subscription is $69.00.