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28 Oct News

Man Being Treated Following Fall from Hunting Stand

A man is being treated for non-life threatening injuries following a hunting accident in Lincoln County yesterday. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says the 70 year old man fell from a tree stand in a wooded area off of Armstrong Creek Road near Tomahawk. The emergency call came in at just after 5:30 last night. ...

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28 Oct News

Tomahawk Man Pleads in Brother in Law Shooting

A Tomahawk man accused of shooting and injuring his brother in law earlier this year won’t stand trial after the court accepted his plea deal. Sixty eight year old Charles Lawn pleaded no contest yesterday to felony attempted first degree intentional homicide, along with two misdemeanors for operating a firearm while intoxicated and intentionally pointing ...

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28 Oct News

Rhinelander School, Sheriff’s Office Investigating ‘Inappropriate Pictures’

The Rhinelander School District and the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office are looking into what was described as “inappropriate photos” being shared amongst students. Officials say it is an ongoing investigation, and the school district will deal with behavior that occurred during the school day, while any violations of the law will be refereed to the ...

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28 Oct News

City, School Board of Tomahawk Working on their Budgets Tonight

Both the City of Tomahawk and the Tomahawk School District will meet tonight as they each continue work on their budgets for next year. The city’s finance committee is holding their second of three scheduled meetings with budget work the lone item on the agenda. Meanwhile at a special Tomahawk school board meeting, the board ...

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28 Oct News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers are investigating a domestic incident that occurred earlier in the month and was reported last week. There was a two vehicle accident occurring with no injuries and only minor damage to the vehicles. Officers assisted with a theft complaint with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office. Police spoke with an acquaintance of the suspect, who ...

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27 Oct News

Plane from Land O’Lakes Crashes in Western Wisconsin, Killing U.P. Pilot

An airplane that took off from a Northern Wisconsin airport crashed in Western Wisconsin, killing the pilot. That plane left from Land O’Lakes airport on Friday afternoon. Officials say the plane was en route to Nebraska. A search began Friday when the Cessna lost communication near Red Wing Municipal Airport in Minnesota. Around 6 p.m. ...

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27 Oct News

Plea Hearing Scheduled in Tomahawk Shooting Incident

  A Tomahawk man accused of shooting and injuring his brother in law earlier this year is expected to enter a plea deal today. Last week a plea hearing was scheduled for sixty eight year old Charles Lawn. The trial of the Tomahawk man, facing three felonies including attempted first degree intentional homicide, was set ...

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27 Oct News

Lincoln County Unemployment Estimates Improve in September

For the second consecutive month, Lincoln County saw an improvement in its unemployment rate. The improvement from August to September broke a trend of alternating increases and decreases over the summer. According to the data released from the Department of Workforce Development, the Lincoln County estimates fell from 6.3% to 5.6%. That September figure is ...

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27 Oct News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report-October 27

Pine River Firefighters were called out on Tuesday evening after a vehicle began leaking gas in the parking lot of a local restaurant. Just after 5:00 PM a cell 911 call reported that a vehicle in the parking lot of KFC/Taco Bell had jumped the curb and punctured the gas tank causing a fuel spill. ...

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27 Oct News

Tomahawk Yard Waste Pick up

It’s time once again for the city of Tomahawk annual fall yard waste pick up. Twice a year, in the spring and the fall, the city picks up lawn waste placed at curbside. Public Works Director Mike Tolvstad says that starting today, those items should be placed. Brush should not be bundled, but neatly piled ...

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