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03 Jul News

Area Reservoir Levels

After remaining full for several months, some water is now being let out of area reservoirs. According to the WVIC data, four of the five reservoirs were within inches of being full throughout much of May and June. Since June 23, nearly 2 feet of water has been let out of the Willow which is ...

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03 Jul News

Tomahawk Police Report

Tomahawk Police Report A resident reported that their dog got loose last week and a neighbor would not return it. Once the officer spoke with the party they agreed to turn the dog over to the officer who returned it to the owner without further incident. Officers responded to threats involving two Tomahawk boys which ...

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02 Jul News

Man Shot in Leg During Domestic Disturbance

A man is being treated after an early morning shooting incident in Lincoln County. A 911 call was made at just after 1am reporting a domestic disturbance in progress at a residence in the town of Merrill. The Sheriff’s office says that during the incident a 51 year old man was shot in the leg ...

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02 Jul News

Additional Information on Early Morning Fire in Town of Bradley

We’ve learned additional information on a fire early yesterday morning north of Tomahawk. Firefighters were called to a home on Daoust Road at around 4am, crews arrived to find the fire fully involved. When the fire began there were two residents sleeping in the home. One was awoken by the alarm and they were able ...

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02 Jul News

Think Safety When Using Fireworks on the Fourth

To many, the 4th of July and fireworks go hand in hand, but safety groups are encouraging people to remember the dangers of fireworks. Last year, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, eight Wisconsin residents were hospitalized and 71 visited emergency rooms due to fireworks-related injuries. Children under the age of 15 made ...

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02 Jul News

Wisconsin Wins adds new Intern

A program aimed at decreasing youth tobacco use in the area will welcome a new member this summer. Carly Trapp, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is joining the Wisconsin Wins project . She’ll be working in six counties: Oneida, Forest, Lincoln, Florence, Vilas, and Price. WI Wins was launched in the spring of 2002 as ...

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02 Jul News

Harshaw Woman Grabs Tomahawk Bingo Progressive Prize

For the first time this season, there was a winner of the progressive pot at Tomahawk Bingo. Last night Marge Rondeau of Harshaw claimed the top prize by blacking out her card on the 59th number called. The pot, which climbs each week there isn’t a winner had grown to $3,025. The progressive prize will ...

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02 Jul News

Update: Person of Interest in Lincoln County Located

UPDATE: Yesterday the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was seeking help from the public in locating a person of interest in a property crime involving thousands of dollars in stolen goods. The Sheriff’s office says that 20 year old Cameron J Lane has now been located. They are no longer seeking information on him or his ...

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01 Jul News

Overnight Fire North of Tomahawk

  Fire Crews battled an overnight fire north of Tomahawk. That fire occurred on Daoust Road off of County Road L in the Town of Bradley. Few details were immediately known. Mutual Aid was still arriving on the scene at day break today to assist. We will continue to pass along any updates as we ...

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01 Jul News

Tips to Swim Safely this Summer

As people hit the waterways this summer, area safety groups want to make sure that children are swimming safely. According to the CDC, drowning was the leading cause of injury death for those 1 to 4 years of age. That same data shows that 10 people die in the United States each day due to ...

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