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01 Jul News

77 Year Old Ministry Sacred Heart Time Capsule Opened

More than 70 years ago, officials at Sacred Heart Hospital took the steps to offer future generations a snapshot of their time before Facebook and Instagram. Yesterday officials from Ministry Health Care, were joined by around 50 people to open a time capsule placed in 1937. Showing its age after 77 years entombed in the ...

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01 Jul News

Human Remains Found in Oneida County

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office says that human skeletal remains were found just south of Rhinelander. A citizen came across the remains late yesterday morning in a wooded area near Lake Julia in the Town of Pelican. The sheriff’s office responded and located what appeared to be the skeletal remains of an adult male. The ...

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01 Jul News

Local Libraries Offering Educational Programs All Summer

While summer vacation is here and school’s not in session, many northwoods libraries are filling in the educational gap. The Tomahawk Public Library is in the middle of their Children’s Summer Library Program. Throughout the summer they have events for children of all ages nearly every week. It includes authors, entertainers and educators. The Rhinelander ...

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01 Jul News

Tomahawk Police Report June 30

Tomahawk Police were called to a 2 vehicle accident at North Fourth Street and West Leather Avenue over the weekend. No injuries were reported, but one vehicle had to be towed from the scene. Officers determined one of the driver’s failed to yield. A resident on Henry Street initially reported his trolling motor was taken ...

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30 Jun News

Rural Schools Qualify for Additional State Transportation Assistance

Many rural northwoods schools received some financial relief as the state announced additional assistance in the form of transportation aid. One of the larger issues rural schools face is the high cost of transportation having to bus students across large districts. It was one of the topics that a special rural school task force looked ...

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30 Jun News

Rain Likely to Blame for Motorcycle Accident

Rain was likely to blame for a motorcycle accident early last week in Lincoln County. Two Irma residents were injured in the crash last Tuesday on County Road X in the Town of Schley. The accident happened during a period of heavy rain at around 5pm. According to the Deputy’s report the husband and wife ...

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30 Jun News

Boaters Reminded to Follow Rules over Fourth

Law Enforcement agencies are reminding boaters to make sure their water crafts are ready for the upcoming holiday weekend. With the Fourth of July weekend right around the corner, the Lincoln County Rec. Deputy, along with the DNR, will be out patrolling on county waterways. The Rec. Deputy asks boaters to make sure their registration ...

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30 Jun News

Time Capsule Opening at Ministry Sacred Heart

A time capsule offers a unique look into the past. A time capsule was recently discovered here in Tomahawk at the former Sacred Heart Hospital site. The building is in the process of being torn down to construct an assisted living facility. In preparing to vacate, former owners of the building Meka Pennington and Marc ...

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30 Jun News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report June 30

Four people were cited, one arrested after a traffic stop last Monday in the Town of Bradley. Deputies were looking for a reported reckless driver and observed a matching vehicle. After stopping the vehicle, the deputy noticed the smell of marijuana and requested the Merrill k9. A search found no drugs, but open containers of ...

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27 Jun News

2014 Tomahawk Relay for Life, New Time and Location

A new location and time highlight the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Tomahawk this weekend. This year the walk will move its base of operation from the High School to Veteran’s Memorial Park. The new location will take advantage of the scenic river walk trail and access to down town Tomahawk offering ...

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