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03 Feb News

Moviegoers Treated for Possible Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Several moviegoers were treated after a carbon monoxide scare at a northwoods movie theater last night. Officials were first called to the theater in Park Falls last night for a woman suffering a medical issue. A second woman fell ill shortly after. WAOW-TV reported that in all more than 20 were treated. All are expected ...

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03 Feb News

Tomahawk Police Report

The K-9 unit assisted the state patrol with a traffic stop. The K-9 had a positive hit and drug paraphernalia was found in the trunk of the vehicle. The troopers are handling any potential citations of the 31 year old Green Bay driver. Officers were called to South Tomahawk Avenue for a train blocking the ...

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03 Feb News

Tomahawk Meetings Preview

The various city of Tomahawk committees will meet this evening for their regular February meetings. This starts with Board of Public Works at 5pm. Their agenda includes a driveway request, a Kings Road project bid, and a parking lot design study. License and Permits meets at 6 with city business licenses, an ordinance raising alcohol ...

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02 Feb News

Teen Rescued from Lake Minocqua Sunday

A teen is safe after falling into an Oneida County lake while snowmobiling this weekend. The Minocqua Police Department received that emergency call at just after 4 yesterday afternoon. The report said a 13 year old was holding onto the ice in the channel near a trestle on Lake Minocqua. Officials say the teen was ...

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02 Feb News

Pair of Fires in Town of Pine River over the Weekend

The Pine River Fire Department was kept busy over the weekend with a pair of fires within 24 hours. The first call came in at just after 9pm Friday evening. Firefighters arrived at the home on County Highway WW to find the structure fully involved. The home was considered a complete loss. The three residents ...

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02 Feb News

Rural School Additional Funding Gets Mixed Reviews

Responses are varied on the Governor’s plans to spend additional money to help rural schools. Governor Scott Walker provided some details to those plans last week including a $19 million dollar increase to help with increased transportation and broadband costs. While certainly welcome it doesn’t offset state aid cuts in recent years, including $1.2 billion ...

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02 Feb News

Tomahawk School District Collects for ‘Career Closet’

The Tomahawk School District is wrapping up a unique clothing drive, that will stay right with the students. For the past two weeks, the FBLA and the student resource hours have been collecting suits, dress shirts and ties, skirts and blouses and other ‘dress clothes.’ The collections will then go into what is being called ...

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02 Feb News

Lincoln County Sheriff Report-February 2

A hit and run crash resulted in an arrest last Monday. The complaint says the driver had crossed the center-line and struck another vehicle before leaving the scene. A deputy located a vehicle matching the description, with significant front end damage. Following a stop, the deputy noted the smell of intoxicants on the 25 year ...

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30 Jan News

Rep. Czaja Applauds Governor’s Rural Support Proposals

Our area representative to the state assembly applauded the Governor’s initiatives targeting the state’s rural areas. Governor Scott Walker unveiled those ideas as part of his “Grow the Economy in Rural Wisconsin” priority agenda that will be included in his upcoming budget. Those topics included broadband expansion, workforce training and assistance for rural schools. Representative ...

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30 Jan News

Radon Action Month Winds Down

With January wrapping up, a variety of groups are making one last reminder in a month dedicated to Radon Awareness. January is National Radon Action Month. The colorless, odorless and tasteless gas and has been singled out as the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers with an estimated 20,000 deaths each year nationally. Marta ...

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