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30 Apr News

Tomahawk Chamber Offering Customer Training Seminars

The Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce will once again team with the Wisconsin Department of Tourism to offer customer service training to area businesses. This is the third year the program is being offered in the Tomahawk Area. It is designed to improve the experiences customers have at their place of business. It is backed by ...

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30 Apr News

Tomahawk Renaissance to Honor Victims, Raise Funds for Cancer at Middle School Track Meet

The Tomahawk Middle School will be bringing a positive message to tonight’s track meet. The athletes at the event will be taking an extra lap around the track in honor of someone they know who is fighting cancer or has lost his or her battle with cancer. Its part of a program from the Tomahawk ...

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30 Apr News

Wausau Teen to Undergo Competency Exam in Reckless Homicide

A Wausau teen accused of killing another teen in an altercation this year will undergo a competency exam before the trial proceeds. Fifteen year old Dylan Yang appeared in Marathon County Court yesterday. He is facing a single count of first degree reckless homicide. The charges come from an incident earlier this year which led ...

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29 Apr News

Northwoods Unemployment Flat Monthly, Improved from Last Year

Northwoods monthly unemployment estimates remained relatively constant in March, however all are significantly improved from one year ago. The Department of Work Force Development recently released that data, which showed the overall estimate improve to 5.4%. That’s about 1% lower than a year ago. That trend was even bigger in some northwoods counties. In Lincoln ...

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29 Apr News

Tomahawk School Board Accepts Admin. Resignation

The Tomahawk School District will be moving forward with new leadership following this school year. As expected, the Tomahawk School Board officially accepted the resignation of district administrator Cheryl Baker last night. Following discussion, the board voted unanimously to do so. Baker joined the Tomahawk School District in 2013. After the vote, the board must ...

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29 Apr News

DNR Transitions to Electronic Deer Registration

After a successful 2014 pilot program, deer and bear hunters in Wisconsin will be able to electronically register their harvest during 2015 hunting seasons. Officials say the electronic registration will provide additional convenience and reduced cost, while also providing the DNR with instantaneous access to harvest data. Electronic registration is currently in use for Wisconsin’s ...

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29 Apr News

DOT Lifts Weight Restrictions on WIS 107 and 153

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) announced they will lift the springtime posted road weight restrictions on state highways in Marathon, Lincoln, and Shawano counties. As of noon on Wednesday, restrictions are lifted for Highway 107 from Marathon County Road A to Highway 64 in Lincoln County; and also Highway 153 from Marathon County Road ...

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29 Apr News

Terry Bucaro Dance Studio Competition Results

The Terry Bucaro Dance Teams participated in the Dance Magic Compeition in Wausau at the Grand Theater over the weekend. The 6 Tomahawk based dance teams had outstanding performances earning several medals. That includes the tap routine from Aurora Barthels, Kendyl Hetzel, Abby Jaecks, Aurora Peetz, Natalie Reimert, Carly Scholz, Kate Schumitsch and Brynnen Stefan. ...

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28 Apr News

Tomahawk School Board Special Meetings for District Administrator, Middle School Principal Resignations

The Tomahawk School District will have special meetings the next two days to deal with a pair of administrative resignations from earlier this month. Today’s meeting will consider the resignation of current district administrator Cheryl Baker. Earlier this month, Baker had informed and later submitted a letter of resignation to the board, pending their approval. ...

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28 Apr News

WPS Requests Natural Gas, Electric Rate Increases for 2016

Wisconsin Public Service announced their request for an increase in both electric and natural gas rates in 2016. Those requests are made to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for approval. The proposed electric rate increase of 9.4% would be the first substantial increase in eight years. It would amount to a typical customer monthly ...

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