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20 Nov News

Rhinelander HS Drama to Perform ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Tonight the Rhinelander High School/Northwoods Community Secondary School Drama Department is starting a 4 day run of their performance of Beauty and the Beast. The Rhinelander production is based on the 1994 production, which in turn was based on the Disney classic. Kristin Larsen, the lead director, says ‘Beauty’ has been a production the drama ...

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19 Nov News

Fire Near Merrill Destroys Shed, Damages Truck and Second Building

Several exterior buildings were damaged during a fire yesterday afternoon in Lincoln County near Merrill. The fire was called in at around 1pm yesterday on Westview Road in the town of Schley. Firefighters arrived to find a shed fully involved. That shed was destroyed before firefighters were able to extinguish the flames. An adjacent pole ...

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19 Nov News

Merrill Contractor Dies in Fall Outside Mosinee Mill

Officials say it was a Merrill man who died in an accident at the Mosinee paper mill earlier this week. The victim has been identified as 55 year old Matthew C. Ament. At approximately 9:30 Monday morning, he fell from a bucket truck outside of Expera Specialty Solutions. The fall was approximately 25 feet, Ament ...

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19 Nov News

DNR:Gun Licenses Down Slightly; Weather, Crossbows May Have Contributed

DNR officials believe a variety of factors have contributed to a slight decline in early gun deer licenses sales leading up to this weekend’s opener. The DNR says that as of Monday sales for the 9 day season were down around 11,000 licenses, or 2 percent the same point last year. DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp ...

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19 Nov News

Tomahawk VFW Meat Raffle Tonight

The Tomahawk Area VFW is raising money for a good cause while also providing a chance to stock up the freezer. This evening the Wurl-Fiend-Ingman VFW Post 2687 will hold another meat raffle. Proceeds at tonight’s event will go towards the Never Forgotten Honor Flight, the Wounded Warrior in Action Foundation and other VFW projects. ...

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19 Nov News

Little Rice FD Treasurer Working on Plea Deal

The former treasurer of the Little Rice Fire Department may avoid trial in her theft case. Ragina Reimert is accused of transferring money from the Little Rice Fire Department into her own account. Back in August she was charged with theft and misconduct in public office in Oneida County Court. Her husband resigned from the ...

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18 Nov News

No Charges in Rhinelander ‘Inappropriate Photo’ Investigation

After a several week investigation, no charges will be filed against Rhinelander students involved in the sharing of inappropriate photos. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office made that announcement in a joint statement with the school district yesterday. The investigation began last month when school officials were made aware of the photos being shared by cell ...

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18 Nov News

Additional Details on Medford Hunting Stand Fire Death

MEDFORD, Wis. (AP) — Taylor County sheriff’s officials has released new information about the human remains found in the rubble of a tree stand fire.  Investigators believe the remains are that of Todd Sikora, 52, of Medord but they are still waiting for confirmation. The sheriff’s department was notified about a missing person over the ...

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18 Nov News

Tomahawk Approves A New Credit Card Vendor

City of Tomahawk residents will soon have another way to pay their bills after action from the council last week. The agreement with Government Payment Services Inc. or GovPayNet will allow residents to eventually make payments for municipal bills online, in addition to the normal in person payments. Other payments methods including cash, check and ...

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18 Nov News

Tomahawk 1-Act Play Performs in Lead up to State

The state-bound Tomahawk Drama team is getting in one last day of performances in the lead up to their competition later this week. The one act play qualified for the state competition earlier this month with their performance of “The Ever After.” Its a take on what happens after classic fairy tales say “happily ever ...

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