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19 Aug News

Dairyland Cycle to Sponsor Fall Ride

In less than a month, tens of thousands of motorcycles will fill the streets of Tomahawk for the annual Fall Ride, and this year organizers are working with a new sponsor, Dairyland Cycle. The Stevens Point based motorcycle insurance officially announced their collaboration with Fall Ride organizers, plans that had been in the works for ...

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19 Aug News

Open House on Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area ATV Trail Request

The DNR will host a public open house tonight in Harshaw to discuss an ATV/UTV trail request through the Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area. The Nokomis ATV Club has asked for the trail to be added across the southeast portion of the wildlife area. The requested route is 1.4 miles long and runs on an existing ...

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19 Aug News

Tomahawk Police Report-August 19

A Tomahawk man says he bought tools from an out of state Craigslist ad. The check was cashed but he never received the product. Officers directed the man to the government internet crime complaint center. A resident reported a door to door vacuum salesman. When asked to produce a license to sell door to door ...

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18 Aug News

Man Recovering After Falling Out of Tree in Harrison

A man is recovering after falling from a tree he was cutting in Lincoln County over the weekend. A property owner on Seven Island Lake Road in Harrison called 911 on Saturday morning, after the man he had hired to cut trees had fallen approximately 25 feet to the ground. The 52 year old Birnamwood ...

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18 Aug News

Three May Face Citations After Towing Men Behind ATV in Fridge

Three men may be cited after fashioning an old refrigerator into a tow behind on an ATV over the weekend. The Lincoln County Rec. Deputy was patrolling on County Road H in the Town of Skanawan when he saw an ATV being trailed by a shower of sparks. Upon closer inspection he found the ATV ...

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18 Aug News

Record Setting Musky Tournament in Eagle River

More than 1,200 musky anglers converged in Eagle River this weekend for the largest amateur musky tournament in the country. This is the 29th year the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and the Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin have hosted the National Championship Musky Open on the seven lake families in the Eagle River ...

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18 Aug News

Lac Du Flambeau Budget Referendum Fails

Referendum voters in Lac du Flambeau rejected their Tribal Council’s proposed budget last week. Two hundred fifty one ballots were cast in last Friday’s vote for their budget, with 179, or 71% opposing. According to their constitution, until a budget is approved by public referendum, expenditures are made with a 15% cap of the budget ...

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18 Aug News

Lincoln County Sheriff Report–August 18

A 72 year old Madison man was taken into custody last Monday after a Deputy stopped a vehicle south of Tomahawk on Highway 51 traveling nearly 25 over the speed limit. The Deputy noticed two bottles of vodka sitting on the passenger seat. When the driver exited the vehicle to perform field sobriety tests he ...

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18 Aug News

Various Road Construction Projects on Highway 51

There are several road projects to Highway 51 in the Northwoods that drivers need to be aware of. Starting today near Merrill, motorists can expect some single lane closures for routine maintenance on Highway 51 including: Southbound lanes between Highways K and Q and Northbound 51 at Highway 64. This project is scheduled for completion ...

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15 Aug News

Price County Man Submits Plea Deal in Homicide Trial

Price County Man Submits Plea in Murder Trial A plea deal is in the works for a Price County man accused of killing his wife. Forty seven year old William Rambo is facing a single county of first degree intentional homicide. At a hearing yesterday Rambo, through his attorney, asked to enter an Alford plea, ...

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