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09 Mar News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report-March 9

Deputies investigated a possible burglary at a home in the town of Corning. A man that monitors a neighbor’s seasonal home entered to find items strewn about, drawers and cabinets open. The deputy, however, was able to confirm that it was not a burglar, but a raccoon, who eventually came across mouse poison in the ...

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06 Mar News

Jim Wise Honored as Jefferson Award Winner

A Tomahawk community advocate and business owner has been honored for his work connecting two northwoods bike trails this summer. Jim Wise was announced last night as the recipient of a local Jefferson Award. The awards are presented to those with outstanding personal acts with a community impact. Wise was nominated by Tomahawk Main Street, ...

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06 Mar News

Rhinelander Man Has Preliminary Hearing in Homicide Case

A man charged in the death of a Rhinelander man more than 10 years ago will be in Oneida County Court today. Shannon Wolf has a preliminary hearing scheduled before Judge Michael Bloom this afternoon. Wolf is facing a single count of first degree intentional homicide . The charges relate to the death of Kenneth ...

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06 Mar News

Tomahawk Drama Performing Charlie Brown Musical

The Tomahawk Drama Department will be bringing a animated and comic legend to life with their performances this weekend. This year they will be performing ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.’ It will be a musical compilation of scenes or panels from the Charles Schulz classic. Drew Von Schrader will star as Charlie Brown, he’ll ...

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06 Mar News

Tomahawk Health Outreach Program

Once again the Northwoods Vineyard Church in Tomahawk will be supporting the community with their annual outreach program. Coming up tomorrow, they will be offering health services including medical, vision, counseling and chiropractic care. In addition to medical services, they offer other things such as a meal, haircuts, and portraits. Organizers say uninsured, under-insured, high deductibles, ...

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06 Mar News

Drug Free Lincoln County

Students in Lincoln County continue to promote a drug free lifestyle. One aspect of the campaign through the Lincoln County Drug Free Coalition is misuse of prescription drugs. This includes a pair of permanent medication drop off sites. These are in the lobby areas at both the Tomahawk and Merrill Police Departments. In addition communities ...

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05 Mar News

Ministry Hospitals Recognized as HEALTHSTRONG

Several Ministry Hospitals in the Northwoods have been recognized for their performance based on a nationwide analytical study. Amongst those named as HEALTHSTRONG hospitals this week include: Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, Merrill;Saint Mary’s Hospital, Rhinelander; and Howard Young Medical Center, Woodruff. Overall 8 Ministry Healthcare systems were named by the iVantage Health Analytics. The ...

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05 Mar News

DNR Hatcheries Receive Funding for Improvements

Two Northern Wisconsin fish hatcheries have been approved for multimillion dollar upgrades this summer. The DNR recently announced that the Art Oehmcke hatchery in Oneida County, and the Tommy Thompson Hatchery in Washubrn County were selected for those plans. The two hatcheries raise muskies, walleyes, and suckers for stocking. The Oneida County facility, which has ...

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05 Mar News

Rhinelander Mock Trial Seeks Threepeat at State Championships

The Rhinelander High School Mock Trial team will be traveling to Madison this weekend with plenty of experience. This year’s team features seven returning members from last year’s team. A team that has won two consecutive state titles. The High School Mock Trial Tournaments feature teams of students that enact court roles including attorneys and ...

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05 Mar News

Second City Visits Nicolet College

The Second City has been a breeding ground for future comedy legends, this weekend their troupe will be in the Northwoods. The group will be holding a special performance Friday at Nicolet College. Scanning their alumni list is a veritable whose who of the comedy world. That includes stars such as Dan Aakroyd and John ...

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