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25 Nov News

Tomahawk Schools Seek Distinguished Alumni Nominees

The Tomahawk School District is once again looking for deserving graduates to be honored as Distinguished Alumni. Tomahawk School District Superintendent Sherri Baker announced that the district will accept nominations through December 16. Nominees must have graduated at least 15 years prior, must have distinguished themselves, and may be given posthumously. This is the third ...

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25 Nov News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers performed a traffic stop Friday afternoon on East Washington Avenue for failure to yield. Following a field sobriety test, the 53 year old female driver was taken into custody for a first offense of operating while intoxicated. A Tomahawk woman reported a common telephone scam attempt. The caller claims to be from Microsoft Windows ...

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24 Nov News

Missing Hunters Safely Reunited in Lincoln County

A hunter and his grandson were both found safe after going missing over the weekend in Lincoln County. The Sheriff’s department received a call at around 2am yesterday morning after a man was located on Bear Trail Road, dressed in his hunting gear. The man explained that he was hunting with his grandson and could ...

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24 Nov News

Firefighters Put Out Garage Fire in Town of Schley

Firefighters were able to extinguish a garage fire late last week in Lincoln County The fire was reported at just after 2pm Thursday on Heineman Road in the Town of Schley. A Lincoln County Sheriff Deputy arrived to find flames coming from the roof of the structure. Town of Russell firefighters were able to quickly ...

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24 Nov News

Park Falls Airport to Get Funding for Improvements

The Park Falls airport will receive both state and federal funding in the latest round of improvements announced by the state. In all the project at the Park Falls Municipal Airport will cost just under a half million dollars. The state and the city are each contributing $24,250 towards the work, while the Federal Aviation ...

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24 Nov News

Area Snowmobile Group Prepares for Upcoming Season with Safety Class, Meeting

With the snowmobile season right around the corner, one area club is making sure they are ready once the trails open. The Northwoods Riders snowmobile club will once again be offering a snowmobile safety class that begins next week. The class will be held at the Nokomis Town Hall December 3-5 from 5:30 to 8:30. ...

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24 Nov News

Lincoln County Sheriff Report-November 24

Deputies took in several Lincoln County residents for probation violations this past week. This includes a 39 year old Merrill man who tested positive for alcohol on his home monitor Monday evening. Another 39 year old Merrill man was arrested for violating his probation by drinking after he entered the ditch while driving. A 67 ...

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21 Nov News

Tomahawk Welcomes Hunters to 49th Annual Venison Feed

The streets of Tomahawk are starting to fill with blaze orange as hungry hunters look for a free venison burger. For the 49th consecutive year, community members will be serving up burgers in Downtown Tomahawk as part of the annual Venison Feed. The event is hosted by the Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce. Organizers hope ...

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21 Nov News

DNR Offers Hunting Facts, Forecast and Safety Tips

Many Wisconsinites and visitors will be up at dawn tomorrow in search of a trophy buck. The state DNR continues to provide information, advice and safety tips to those heading out to the woods for the 2014 9-day gun-deer season. Tag sales continue to lag behind last year by a few thousand. Through Wednesday more ...

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21 Nov News

Fire Departments Reminding Hunters of Fire Dangers

Hunters who plan to participate in the upcoming hunting season should remember to pack a new smoke alarm and some extra smoke alarm batteries for their hunting getaway. Area fire department officials say “Fire safety is not just for homes, it’s for cottages, cabins and seasonal hunt camps too.” In addition to working smoke alarms, ...

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