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06 Aug News

Ransomware Associated with Resume Email Attachment

Some would suggest that computer hackers get an honest job, but the resume they send out may come with a troublesome virus. That malware or ransomware is called Cryptolocker and comes disguised under an email attachment labeled as a resume. The malware then encrypts files, documents and media on a computer and basically holds them ...

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05 Aug News

Tomahawk Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Babysitter

A Tomahawk man is facing charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault to a child. Tomahawk Police Chief Al Elvins says that 52 year old Steven E. Bailey was taken into custody last Friday following an investigation. The department stated that the victim was a babysitter at the home. Bailey appeared in Lincoln County ...

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05 Aug News

Tomahawk Exploring Chip Sealing Roads to Extend Life

Tomahawk Public Works will look at a different road maintenance method as they try to maintain the roads with less than adequate funding. While chip sealing is a not a new method, in fact the city has used it before, the board was re-introduced to chip sealing last month. At that meeting, the board instructed ...

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05 Aug News

Public Service Testing Lincoln County Dams Next Week

Wisconsin Public Service is cautioning the public about a pair of Lincoln County dams and the waters below them during testing next week. WPS is asking those utilizing the water to avoid activities near the Grandfather and Tomahawk Hydro-electric dams. Due to that testing, large water flows downstream could quickly create dangerous conditions below the ...

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05 Aug News

WJJQ Night at WAWUI Bingo

Tonight’s Bingo session in Tomahawk offers a chance to win nearly $1,500 or some WJJQ schwag. Its once again time for the annual WJJQ night at Wawui Bingo at SARA Park. Highlights including Gregg Albert as the game caller, plus WJJQ T-shirts, weather radios and more will be given away. Plus their is that final ...

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05 Aug News

Several Tomahawk Councilors Reconsidering Storm Water Utility

The Tomahawk City Council has pumped the breaks on plans to create a Storm Water Utility, at least for another month. Both the Board of Public Works and the City Council have been considering creating a storm water utility which would capture funding for various storm water projects. One of the selling points is that ...

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05 Aug News

City of Tomahawk August Meetings

The Board of Public Works kicked off a lengthy night of meetings here in Tomahawk. The meeting began with a bit of good news in public comment from Main Street Director Christine Vorpagel who noted that they have reached their flower basket donation goal. Moving on to agenda business, the board discussed but took no ...

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04 Aug News

Anti-Bullying Youth Fun Nights Program

Tomahawk Kinship is looking to start a new program of youth interaction aimed curbing bullying. Tonight marks the start of the Tomahawk Anti-Bullying Committee or ABC Fun Days. The program is being sponsored by the Tomahawk Kinship program designed for Middle School aged students.. Each Tuesday in August, the Fun Days will provide various physical ...

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04 Aug News

Special Olympics Coach Bonnie Kahn Blogs National Games

This weekend brought a close to the Special Olympic Summer Games and a special journey for a Tomahawk Coach. As we told you last month, Bonnie Kahn of Tomahawk was selected as one of the coaches for Team USA working with the track athletes in Los Angeles. This was Kahn’s 6th games overall, coaching both ...

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04 Aug News

Nicolet Board Names New, Returning Board Members

Two new trustees were appointed to the Nicolet College Board while a third was sworn in for a second term. Linda Skallerud and Jennifer Vogler were both recently appointed to the Nicolet Board by the State Technical College System Board. Skallerud comes from Crandon where she is the Human Resources Director for the Forest County ...

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