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10 Jun News

Sexual Abuse Case Against Former Tomahawk Coach Proceeds

A former volunteer track coach in Tomahawk pleaded not guilty to charges related to an alleged sexual relationship with a high school student. Colton Chase has his preliminary hearing in Lincoln County Court yesterday. The 23 year old was arrested last week by Tomahawk Police following an investigation. He is facing 3 counts of sexual ...

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10 Jun News

Inuguaral Nicolet Dental Hygiene Class Graduates

The first class of Dental Hygiene students at Nicolet College set the bar high for future classes by posting a 100 percent pass rate on two required licensing exams. While it was a small inaugural class of just 5 students, each received their two-year associate degree diplomas from Nicolet this spring after passing the Dental ...

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10 Jun News

Car Seat Check in Rhinelander

Several Northwoods Groups will team together to make sure children are traveling safely in vehicles. The Oneida County Health department, in collaboration with Safe Kids, and the Ministry Medical Group Northern Region,will conduct free car seat inspections this afternoon in Rhinelander. Organizers say that results from previous checks have shown 4 out of 5 car ...

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10 Jun News

Tomahawk School Board

The lengthy Tomahawk School Board meeting began with approval of consent agenda items. That included Cynthia Lehman, brought on as a Middle School Special Education teacher. She has 3 years of previous experience. Debra Eichman was approved as a MS and HS guidance counselor and brings 15 years of prior experience. Maria Huntington was approved ...

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09 Jun News

Man Arrested After Altercation with Merrill Police Officers

A Merrill man was arrested over the weekend after allegedly injuring two Merrill police officers during a domestic abuse investigation. Law enforcement was called to a home early Sunday morning where they found a possibly ongoing incident. Upon gaining entry to the home, officers say 27 year old Kristopher Wilmot entered a separate room, where ...

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09 Jun News

Man Sentenced for Eagle River Stabbing Incident

An Eagle River man will spend 15 years in prison after stabbing and injuring his pregnant girlfriend last winter. 29 year old Andrew Rosner was sentenced in Vilas County Court yesterday afternoon. He reached a plea deal this past March. He was found guilty of attempted first degree intentional homicide with several escalators, along with ...

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09 Jun News

Bond Reduction Request Denied for Tomahawk Man

A judge denied a bond reduction request from a former Tomahawk volunteer coach accused of a sexual relationship with a high school student. 23 year old Colton Chase had that motions hearing yesterday in Lincoln County Court. At his initial hearing last week, Chase had his bond set at $2,500 cash. The preliminary hearing, initially ...

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09 Jun News

Open Houses to Create Statewide Bike Trail System

Several agencies are teaming together to develop a network of mapped bicycle routes across the state of Wisconsin. As part of the process, the DNR has been holding open house meetings across the state, including one scheduled for the northwoods this evening. This project will develop recommendations and guidelines for identifying, designating and signing Wisconsin ...

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09 Jun News

Tomahawk Kids Fishing Contest Winners

Around 90 youths fished Lake Mohawksin this past weekend as part of the Tomahawk Fishing Unlimited Kid’s Fishing Contest. The event, coinciding with the DNR’s Free Fun weekend, took place at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Saturday. Organizers said that there were a lot of fish caught, and 8 kids took home biggest catch prizes in ...

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09 Jun News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers took several individuals into custody over the weekend on outstanding warrants. That included a 43 year old male, a 26 year old male and 29 year old female. Police responded to a disorderly conduct call. The reporting party said a neighbor was throwing items into his yard and hit his vehicle. The officer determined ...

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