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13 Aug News

Wisconsin SMP Director talks Medicare Abuse/Fraud

With fraud and abuse totalling $60 billion, one group has volunteers around the state attempting to protect Seniors and medicare. The organization is SMP or Senior Medicare Patrol and they are a member of the Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups. Yesterday project director Kevin Brown appeared on our morning forum to discuss what they do. ...

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12 Aug News

Victim in Langlade Cty Crash Identified as Missing Man

Officials have now identified the victim in a fatal Langlade County accident as a man reported as missing last week. On Saturday, a passerby had reported that vehicle along the treeline in a wooded area off of Flak Road in rural Langlade County. Officials believe that vehcile had failed to negotiate a curve, left the ...

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12 Aug News

Tomahawk School Board Approves Preliminary Budget

The Tomahawk School Board has passed the preliminary budget for the upcoming school year, clearing the way for its appearance next month at the boards annual meeting. The item was forwarded from the Finance Committee earlier in the evening. Its approval was preceded by a brief presentation on the district’s financials going forward, presented by ...

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12 Aug News

Driver Believe She Fell Asleep in Accident with Bicyclist in Tomahawk

The driver of a vehicle that struck a Tomahawk bicyclist over the weekend says she had fallen asleep at the wheel. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate that accident, which occured on County Road S on Sunday morning at just after 8am. Officials say that 59 year old Joseph Lintereur was riding his ...

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12 Aug News

Tomahawk School Board-August Recap

Perhaps the most noteworthy item from last night’s school board meeting was the last agenda item. The board approved Terry Reynolds as the district’s next superintendent. Reynolds, who comes from a similar position in the Pittsville School District, had been selected last week. He is expected to begin on October 5, and will work with ...

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12 Aug News

Man Arrested After Brief Chase in Rhinelander

A man was taken into custody after a brief attempt to flee officers during an arrest in Rhinelander. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office says they received information that Gabriel Bell, who was was wanted on outstanding warrants, was in the city. Working with the Rhinelander Police Bell was located. A deputy attempted to stop Bell ...

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12 Aug News

Cookout at Wawui Bingo Player Appreciation Night

After celebrating with us last week at WJJQ night, Wawui Bingo is hosting a cookout for appreciation night. Last week was WJJQ night at Bingo and it saw the largest crowd of the season. This week they are having their annual player appreciation night. The volunteers will be cooking up brats, hot dogs, sides and ...

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11 Aug News

Update: Injured Bicyclist Identified

Officials have released the name of the individual injured while bicycling near Tomahawk Sunday morning. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was 59 year old Joseph Lintereur. The name of the driver, a 52 year old Tomahawk woman has not been released. Linteruer was riding along County Road S when he was struck ...

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11 Aug News

State Names 2015 Sparsity Aid Recipients

Several Northwoods schools were among the recipients of sparsity aid used to support school district programs in rural areas. Overall 137 districts statewide are eligible for the funding in the 2015-16 school year. Those schools will receive an additional $300 per pupil payment. The Department of Public Instruction announced qualifying schools yesterday afternoon. In this ...

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11 Aug News

Rhinelander Picks City Administrator

At their meeting last night, the Rhinelander City Council chose their next city administrator. Kristina Aschenbrenner will take over the position later this summer. The council chose her from the four finalists. She comes from the Eau Claire area where she had previously served as court administrator for the 10th Judicial District of the State ...

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