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05 Sep News

Tomahawk Firefighters’ Dance Returns after 25 Years

A long time Tomahawk tradition is returning this weekend after a 25 year hiatus. The Tomahawk Fire Department will bring back their Firefighters’ Dance. As the Tomahawk Fire School grew, the dance took a backseat and eventually went away. Without the Fire School this year, organizers decided it was an opportune time to resurrect the ...

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04 Sep News

Tomahawk Man Bound Over for Trial

A Tomahawk man arrested on drug charges last week has been bound over for trial. Eugene Castellano appeared in Lincoln County Court yesterday for a preliminary hearing. The 27 year old is facing charges including maintaining a drug trafficking place and 3 counts of manufacturing/delivery of amphetamines with escalators for repeat offender and intent to ...

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04 Sep News

STAR Foundation to Contribute to 5 Area Groups

Several Tomahawk groups received significant contributions to their organizations thanks to the Tomahawk STAR Foundation. Yesterday morning STAR Foundation leaders were at Tomahawk Community Bank to present 5 Tomahawk based organizations with $6,000 overall. Recipients include: TRUTH- Our Sisters House – $1,000.00 Home Community Education – $500.00 Tomahawk Dance Team- $ 1,000.00 Kinship – $1,500.00 ...

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04 Sep News

David R. Obey Civic Resource Center Dedicated

Politicians from both sides of the aisle joined together yesterday in Northern Wisconsin to dedicate a building to a long-time congressman. Officials ceremoniously unveiled the David R. Obey Civic Resource Center. The center is housed on the UW-Marathon Campus, where Obey began his college education. Obey and school leaders hope to inspire and assist students ...

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04 Sep News

Most Storm Related Power Outages Restored Overnight

Some overnight storms passed over the northwoods leaving thousands without power early this morning. Wisconsin Public Service quickly dispatched crews and had power restored to much of the northwoods by the 5am hour. The storms began at around 10pm last night and dumped as much as 2 inches of rain in some areas with lightening ...

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03 Sep News

S&P Downgrades Tomahawk City Rating

The city of Tomahawk had its credit rating reduced, but finance committee members were cautioned against over-reacting. Standard and Poor’s downgraded the city from an A to A-, which would affect the city should they try to borrow general obligation debt. David DeYoung of Stifel-Nicolaus walked the Finance Committee through the report at last night’s ...

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03 Sep News

Lac du Flambeau Primary Results

Yesterday the Lac du Flambeau tribe held their primary elections, and the results set up for a new tribal president. Current president Tom Maulson placed third in the four person race and will not appear on the general election ballot. Henry St. Germaine Sr. and Joseph G. Wildcat were the top two vote-getters and move ...

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03 Sep News

Annual Nuisance Deer Hunt in Tomahawk

The city of Tomahawk has once again established a Nuisance Deer hunt in the city limits. The resolution must be approved annually and this year will be similar to past years. The city hunt will take place concurrent with the State of Wisconsin Bow season, which begins a week from Saturday, September 13. Any person ...

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03 Sep News

Lincoln County Fairground Feasibility Hearing

After some time on the back burner, talks will resume tonight regarding the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. For more than a year the county board has discussed a variety of topics about the fairgrounds. The talks all began when the grandstand was taken down due to storm damage several years ago. Earlier this year, the board ...

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03 Sep News

Recap of September Tomahawk City Meetings

The Tomahawk Board of Public Works began with a lengthy discussion of the various storm water projects. The late bids came in higher than expected and were not accepted. The board will also continue to examine the issues disrupting the water flow on King’s Road. The city updated the weed and snow removal ordinances to ...

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