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19 Dec News

Some Fast Forward Employee Training Grants Come to Northwoods

The state has announced another round of grants that will help businesses in training their employees, and several employers in north central Wisconsin are on that list. This is the third round of Fast Forward grants issued by the state department of Workforce Development. Fifteen grants were announced totaling nearly a half million dollars. Dream ...

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19 Dec News

Lincoln County Sheriff Encourages Safe Holiday Driving

With Holiday traffic expected to pick up today and increase as Christmas approaches, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office is cautioning drivers. Sheriff Jeff Jaeger says his Deputies will be out helping to keep the highways safe throughout the holidays with the goal of having everyone arrive safely at their destination. So far in 2014 the ...

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19 Dec News

Tomahawk Ad-Hoc Committee Meets Regarding Sale on 227 Oneida Drive Property

An ad-hoc committee for the city of Tomahawk will meet this morning as the city continues to pursue the sale of a manufacturing building on the city’s north side. As we told you earlier this month, the city has been negotiating with SDI Properties LLC to purchase 227 Oneida Drive. The holding company would house ...

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19 Dec News

Tomahawk High School November Students of the Month

The Tomahawk School district has announced their students of the month. The November winners include: Olivia Phillips-Social Studies Olivia Fellers-Music Kate Kruger-English Heidi Massa- Foreign Language Maddie Rowlings-Art Becca Doughty-FACE Bethany Bunce-Science Anna Gane- Business Rebecca Snider-Phys. Ed Ethan Peplinski-Math William Russell-Tech Ed

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19 Dec News

Tomahawk Police Report

An officer performed a traffic stopped and learned that the driver did not have a valid license. The driver will be cited for operating after revocation and a passenger took over behind the wheel. A woman contacted police with a stolen vehicle complaint. The woman explained that a man had been working on the vehicle. ...

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18 Dec News

Hilt Named New President at St. Elizabeth Hospital

A Tomahawk woman has been tabbed to lead one hospital in the Fox Valley, while overseeing several others. Ministry Health Care has announced that Monica Hilt has been named president at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton. She’ll also become Regional Vice President for Ministry’s eastern region. Ministry president and CEO Daniel Neufelder says of Hilt, ...

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18 Dec News

Tomahawk Woman Reaches Plea in Drug Case

A Tomahawk woman facing drug charges has reached a plea deal in Lincoln County Court. Thirty nine year old Jessica Ann Teich was facing several charges as a result of an April arrest where Tomahawk police located more than 40 marijuana plants during the execution of a search warrant. At yesterday’s hearing she pleaded no ...

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18 Dec News

Judge Dismisses Dismisal Motion in Craigslist Solicitation Case

One of the two men arrested in Oneida County as part of a larger operation targeting online sex crimes appeared in court yesterday. 37 year old Ted Wasson of Rhinelander is facing counts of child enticement and using a computer to facilitate a child crime. He was arrested as part of a larger law enforcement ...

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18 Dec News

‘Stuff the Bus’ Winter Clothing Drive

Stuff the Bus Several groups in the area are teaming together to bring warmth to the Northwoods. Its part of the Stuff the Bus campaign in Minocqua. Organizers say the goal is to fill a bus with new or gently used jackets, hats and mittens. Those collected items will then be redistributed to those in ...

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18 Dec News

Lac du Flambeau Pass Per Capita Payment Referendums

Yesterday the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa held a referendum election with each question passing easily. Each related to payment of tribal members, and out of just under 900 ballots cast each received more than 840 votes. The first was approving a per capita payment of just under a million dollars from ...

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