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05 Feb News

Medford man Sentenced for 2013 Arson

A Medford man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for burning down his business to collect the insurance. David Johnson received that sentence yesterday in federal court. He was the owner of Main Street Pizza and Grill in Medford. Officials determined that the 36 year old intentionally set the building ablaze in February ...

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05 Feb News

Update: Rib Mountain Stabbing Suspect Appears in Court

A Rib Mountain man accused of a stabbing at a nail salon is being held on $1 million bond. Doan Nguyen made his first appearance in Marathon County Court yesterday. In all, the 30 year old is facing 5 charges with the most serious being attempted first degree intentional homicide. That attack on Monday injured ...

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05 Feb News

Frederick Place 4th Anniversary Benefit Dinner

A Northwoods Temporary Housing facility will be celebrating its fourth anniversary this weekend with a special benefit dinner. Since opening in early 2011, Frederick Place in Rhinelander has provided more than 15,000 nights of emergency shelter for nearly 400 men women and children. The facility offers emergency temporary shelter for individuals and families in five ...

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05 Feb News

Tomahawk City Meetings Recap- February 3

The various city of Tomahawk Committees and City Council met on Tuesday evening starting with the board of Public Works. The board approved an American Asphalt bid of $71,000 for street base and pavement replacement on Kings Road. They also approved a driveway permit at 703 Putnam Street. Lastly the board discussed a design study ...

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04 Feb News

Tiffany, Czaja Weigh in on Governor’s Budget Proposal

Both legislators from this area weighed in on the unveiling of Governor Scott Walker’s two year budget last night. The Governor laid out those proposals before a joint session of the legislature in Madison. It included a series of spending cuts spread out across many areas, perhaps the most significant to the UW-System. Representative Mary ...

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04 Feb News

Winter a Good Time to Prune Trees

With freezing temperatures and snow on the ground, landscaping is probably not on the minds of many; but some experts say now is good time to take care of trees. DNR biologists say that the cold winter months are the best conditions to prune trees in Wisconsin, because trees are dormant. Urban Forester Don Kissenger ...

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04 Feb News

Tomahawk Main Street Welcomes Restorative Construction Expert for Presentation

Tomahawk Main Street will once again welcome a design specialist from the state program, this time focusing on contractors and craftsmen. Joe Lawniczak will be giving a presentation this evening on restorative construction. He has been working with the Tomahawk Main Street Office over the past few years on a wide variety of programs aimed ...

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04 Feb News

Additional Details in Nail Salon Stabbing

Some additional details have been released in a stabbing at a Wausau area nail salon. That incident happened Monday at Best Nails Salon and Spa in Rib Mountain. Three people connected with the business including the owner and her husband were among the victims. Two have been treated and released, while a third, the owner, ...

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03 Feb News

Nicolet Narrows Presidential Search to 5

An ongoing search for the next Nicolet College president has been narrowed to five. A presidential search committee has been working to find a replacement for Elizabeth Burmaster, who left her position last summer to take a similar job in her hometown. Nicolet has been operating with Kenneth Urban serving as interim president. He’ll get ...

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03 Feb News

Three Injured in Wausau Area Nail Salon Stabbing

Three people were stabbed at a nail salon near Wausau; all are expected to recover. The incident happened yesterday morning at Best Nails Salon and Spa in Rib Mountain. One man was taken into custody following the incident. Officials say the suspect was an employee at the business. His name was not immediately released, nor ...

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