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06 Dec News

Tomahawk City Council Set to Approve 2017 Budget

Another piece of the local tax levy puzzle is expected to be finalized this evening. After several meetings last month, the City of Tomahawk Finance Committee has sent the 2017 budget to the Common Council for approval. According to the ordinance, the 2017 revenues and expenditures match at $4.3 million, a 9 percent decrease when […]

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06 Dec News

Sexual Assault Trial Begins in Lincoln County

The trial is expected to continue for a Merrill man accused of sexually assaulting a teen. Following jury selection, the prosecution began its case against 47 year old David Hayes. Hayes was charged last February with two charges, 2nd degree sexual assault and sex with a child 16 or older. The case actually comes from […]

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06 Dec News

State Forests Offer Opportunity to Harvest Christmas Trees

While many local businesses offer the convenience of a pre-cut Christmas tree ready to go. The DNR reminds that you can get your hands dirty and cut your own in some state forests. Before you head out, saw in hand, you do need a permit from the DNR. Forest Management specialist Teague Prichard says those […]

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06 Dec News

Intimidation Charges Filed Against Man Facing Sexual Assault Charges

Additional charges have been filed against a Merrill man already facing child sexual assault charges. Peter Buntrock was back in Lincoln County Court yesterday for a preliminary hearing on the new charges. According to court records, Buntrock is now being charged with two felonies for intimidation of a witness and intimidation of a victim. The […]

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06 Dec News

Plea Hearing for Teen Charged with Stolen Car Crash Involving Runaways

A Fox Valley man, arrested this spring with several runaway teens, will be back in Oneida County Court today. David Mack of Appleton has a plea hearing scheduled this morning. The eighteen year old is facing numerous charges including: operating a vehicle without owner’s consent, failure to comply and three counts of contributing to child […]

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06 Dec News

Tomahawk Police Report

A Tomahawk woman reported that her cell phone was taken from her jacket while she was working over the weekend. An officer is investigating. A property owner contacted police to assist with the disposal of blasting caps discovered as they were cleaning a vacated home. A 59 year old Madison woman was arrested after police […]

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05 Dec News

Discussions about Funding Juvenile Corrections Facility in Milwaukee County

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says he’s open to having the state help pay for a potential new juvenile corrections center in Milwaukee County. Currently, the state’s two secure juvenile facilities share a campus in Lincoln County. Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls have been under criminal investigation […]

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05 Dec News

Brantwood Group Celebrates Finnish Independence Day

A small group gathered in Brantwood over the weekend to host a Finnish Independence Day Celebration. The event was hosted by the Knox Creek Heritage Center as one of their four annual fundraisers and it also served as a recruitment effort. The weekend celebration was in the lead up to Tuesday’s official celebration of Finland’s […]

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05 Dec News

Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony Features Eagle River Tree, Northland Pines Choir

  The state capitol tree lighting ceremony over the weekend had a Northern Wisconsin feel. Governor Scott Walker official lit the tree at a special ceremony held Friday evening. This year’s Capitol Christmas tree is a 35 foot Balsam Fir. It was donated by Bruce and Charlotte Carey from their cabin property in Eagle River. […]

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05 Dec News

Oak Wilt Confirmed in Price County Trees

Another area county has a confirmed case of oak wilt, adding to a growing list. The DNR announced that wood samples taken from Price County tested positive for the deadly oak disease. The samples were found in the town of Elk, just north of Phillips. DNR forest health specialist Todd Lanigan called the find particularly […]

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