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13 Jul News

Governor Vetos Railroad Trespassing Amendment to Budget

Many have weighed in on the state budget and its effects, at least one group had their calls for a veto answered. One of the many non budget items tucked away in the budget were rules allowing people to walk on the railroad right of way without being considered trespassing. The rule quickly received pushback ...

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10 Jul News

Dick Huesby Named to Tomahawk School Board

Transition has been the word on the Tomahawk School board, with another new member named this week. At a special meeting on Tuesday, longtime Tomahawk resident Dick Huesby was appointed to the board. He takes over a seat formerly held by Mark Schlegal who resigned due to a residence change that brought him outside of ...

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10 Jul News

Sheboygen County Teen Believed Drowned in Vilas County

The body of a Sheboygen County teen believed to have drowned has been recovered from a Vilas County lake. Seventeen year old Edward Niedzialkowski of Cascade, Wisconsin had been reported missing Wednesday evening while visiting the Conover area. Friends and family say the teen had been acting strangely prior to walking off into the woods ...

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10 Jul News

DNR Offering up DQ Ice Cream Cones for Good Behavior

The state Department of Natural Resources is offering a sweet reward for young outdoor enthusiasts practicing their activities safely. This week DNR officials announced a continuation of their ‘Safety Cones’ program. Those safety cones come in the form of coupons for free ice cream from Dairy Queen. This is the second year for the program, ...

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10 Jul News

Area Reservoirs Levels-July 10

Slowly, the usual summer draw down has begun on the area reservoir chain. At this time it is mostly affecting the Willow and Rainbow. The four big reservoirs were all full last month. According to data from Wisconsin Valley Improvement, the Willow is currently at 3.25 feet down; while the Rainbow is at 1.5 feet. ...

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10 Jul News

Tomahawk Police Department

Officers are investigating a theft of items from a vehicle. The van was parked on second street. The owner says a locked briefcase was also entered which had prescription medications taken. A Tomahawk man came to the police department to report a situation involving his computer, later identified as fraud. It allowed access to man’s ...

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09 Jul News

UPDATE: Body Recovered from Vilas County Lake

Shortly after resuming their search yesterday morning, teams recovered the body of a man drowned in Vilas County. The 62 year old man had been fishing with his brother on White Sand Lake in Boulder Junction Tuesday afternoon when he fell overboard. The victim was located at just before 9 yesterday. The Vilas County Sheriff’s ...

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09 Jul News

Phelps Teen Dies in Vilas County Accident

A teen died during a single vehicle crash in Vilas County over the weekend. That accident occurred either late Saturday or early Sunday morning on Highway 17 near North Twin Lake. The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office says the lone vehicle occupant, 16 year old Jacob Sieg of Phelps, died as a result. A passerby reported ...

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09 Jul News

Hodag Country Music Festival Kicks Off

Tens of thousands of country music fans are converging in the Northwoods this weekend. Today marks the start of the 38th annual Hodag Music festival in Rhinelander. Thousands of early birds took part in the “traditional chair line” yesterday. Those in attendance pick one of six lines, with the opportunity to place their chairs. Its ...

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09 Jul News

WJJQ Night at Kwahamot Ski Show

Later this month Tomahawk will be hosting some of the top ski teams in the country, but first the Kwahamots will be welcoming WJJQ this evening. Now, the radio staff won’t be taking to the water, but we will be on hand passing out tickets for chances to win a variety of prizes including t-shirts, ...

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