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02 Mar News

Polar Plunge Raises $15k for Tomahawk Kinship

Polar Plunge Raises $15k for Kinship Many Tomahawk area Polar Plungers spent yesterday thawing out after Saturday’s jump. Those jumpers braved the icy waters of Lake Mohawksin for a good cause, the Tomahawk Kinship Program. Executive Director Patti Hilgendorf says that the community raised $15,000 to go towards their program which pairs area youths with ...

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02 Mar News

Schools, Libraries Celebrate ‘Read Across America’

Schools and libraries across the country, including some right here in the Northwoods, are celebrating a special birthday today. Theodore Geisel was born on this date in 1904, but nearly every child learning to read knows him as Dr. Seuss. Seventeen years ago organizers began to celebrate his birthday as Read Across America Day celebrated ...

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02 Mar News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

A 64 year old Merrill man was arrested last Monday after Deputies responded to a disturbance. At 10:00 PM a 911 call reported the incident in the 1000 block of Corning Rd. When deputies arrived they learned the 64 year old man argued with a juvenile, which eventually turned physical. The man allegedly put the ...

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02 Mar News

Tomahawk Main Street Awards

Last week Tomahawk Main Street held their annual meeting. As part of that meeting, several community members received Creative Awards, with the awards themselves being quite creative. Pat McLain-Volunteer Extraordinaire Can do, a can of Mountain Dew; Karen Morris for Hatching the Retail Incubator Project, an egg within an egg; Roger Glocke- for his computer ...

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27 Feb News

Tomahawk Kinship Polar Plunge this Weekend

Its time once again for members of the Tomahawk Community to brave the icy waters of Lake Mohawksin for a good cause. The annual Tomahawk Kinship Polar Plunge will take place tomorrow afternoon at the SARA Park beach. This is the 12th year for the event which raises money for the Tomahawk Kinship organization, which ...

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27 Feb News

Two Tomahawk Based Ice Fishing Tourneys

Team Slayer Tourney Benefits Kippenberg Creek Kids Organization A fishing tournament based in Tomahawk this weekend will benefit terminal kids. Tomorrow is the 13th annual Team Slayer Ice Tournament. The event offers a way to raise money for the Kippenberg Creek Kids. Kippenberg Creek Kids is a non-profit organization that provides hunting trips, fishing trips, ...

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27 Feb News

Northwoods Counties Seek to Grow Deer Herd

Counties in the Northwoods will seek to grow their deer herd in the coming years following recommendations from the County Deer Advisory Councils in the area. Earlier this week, the natural resources board approved the objectives from each county in the state. They will be reviewed on a recurring three year basis, and are the ...

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27 Feb News

Phone Scammers Pretend to be IRS

People across the country are busy preparing their taxes, unfortunately scammers are preparing schemes to target them. Officials are warning residents to be aware of a scam where the perpetrator calls, claiming to be from the IRS. The scammer claims a large amount of money is owed to the IRS and wants to confirm information ...

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27 Feb News

Tomahawk High School February Students of the Month

With February coming to a close, Tomahawk High School has announced their February students of the month. Winners include: Dani Whiting-science Sarah Bartz-Social Studies Rachel Wiseman-Health Cait Christinson-English Makayla Lallemont-FACE Katherine Reiter-Math William Russell-Art Aaron Schoone-Foreign Language Alicia Kurth-Business Nicholas Johnson-Phys. Ed. Briana Oening-Music Savanna Dransfield-Tech Ed. A congratulations go out to those students.

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26 Feb News

Tiffany Comments on Right to Work Passage

As expected, the state senate passed right-to-work legislation last night mostly along a party-line vote. Among those voting in favor of the bill was our area senator Tom Tiffany who released a statement explaining his vote. He likened the issue as freedom of association, a right guaranteed by the first amendment of the constitution. He ...

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