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29 Jun News

DNR Conducting Large-Scale Mussel Survey

For the first time in 40 years, the DNR is trying to get an estimate on the state’s freshwater mussels. While the most widely known Zebra mussel is an invasive species, the state does have 51 native mussel species. The DNR says the native species are critical cogs in aquatic ecosystems while also serving as ...

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29 Jun News

Music on the River featuring Hand Picked Bluegrass

The Music on the River concert series continues this evening in Tomahawk with a returning favorite. Hand Picked Bluegrass returns to Tomahawk with their string picking prowess and vocals. The 4 piece Wisconsin based band plays a combination of traditional bluegrass with some of today’s more progressive bluegrass selections. In addition to the regular guitar, ...

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29 Jun News

Nicolet Offering Opportunity to Test Out of Culinary Classes with Experience

Nicolet College continues their summer enrollment push, with an event this evening focused on those interested, or already in the culinary field. The school says that experienced culinary professionals can turn what they know into college credits .Career Coach Patrick Burns says these opportunities are great for anyone with significant experience. Prospective students will meet ...

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28 Jun News

Update: Victim Identified in Lincoln County Drowning

Officials have now released the name of a man who drowned in Lincoln County over the weekend. Emergency responders were called to the Bradley Dam Sunday evening for a man pulled from the water, with CPR in progress. The man did not recover and was later pronounced dead at the scene. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s ...

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28 Jun News

Grace Lutheran Church Welcomes Members of South African Parish

A northwoods church has once again opened their doors to a group from South Africa. Grace Lutheran, here in Tomahawk, continues to participate in the exchange and has welcomed members of the Lekubu Parish. This is the fifth time the Parish has sent members in the past 10 years. A Twenty five member group from ...

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28 Jun News

Tomahawk Lion’s Club Continues Fundraising, Reaches Goal

The Tomahawk Community and its many visitors have come through to help support the Lion’s Club annual 4th of July Fireworks show. As we first told you last month, the Lion’s created a GoFundMe campaign to cover a portion of the cost of the fireworks. Last fall the City of Tomahawk eliminated their annual contribution ...

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28 Jun News

Tomahawk Woman Arrested on Meth Charges

A Tomahawk woman is facing charges following a investigation into methamphetamine. The Tomahawk Police Department, last week, arrested 31 year old Ashleigh Wright. The criminal complaint indicates that Wright had been selling the drug out of her home. A search warrant execution resulted in Wright’s arrest. According to court records, she is now facing two ...

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28 Jun News

Merrill School Board Member Resigns

There’s more change for the leadership at the Merrill Area Public Schools. Yesterday the district board announced that board member John Shull had resigned. The announcement says the decision was based upon his desire to spend more time on family and his law career. Board President Jen Seliger thanked Shull for his outstanding service with ...

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27 Jun News

Fatal drowning accident near Bradley Dam

On Sunday at approximately 5:02 pm, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 report of a male party that was pulled out of the water and CPR was in progress at the time of the call. Nokomis First Responders, Tomahawk EMS and Deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department responded to the Bradley Dam ...

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27 Jun News

Fatal Truck/Train Accident in Price County

Unfortunately, there was a fatal accident here in the Northwoods over the weekend. That Price County crash involved a pickup truck and a train. It occurred Saturday morning on County D in Brantwood. The Price County Sheriff’s Office says that the truck was struck by a westbound Canadian National Train. A passenger in the truck, ...

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