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16 Dec News

Lincoln County Board gets First Look at Fairground Feasibility

After spending most of the year on the backburner, the Lincoln County Fairgrounds will be back on the agenda at a special County Board meeting. Back in May the board approved a feasibility study to give a comprehensive look at the fairgrounds, business models, and facilities. At that meeting they approved hiring Markin Consultation to ...

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16 Dec News

SARA Park Carbon Monoxide Risk Low

With a recent carbon monoxide scare in a southern Wisconsin ice arena making headlines, volunteers here in Tomahawk say they take precautions to avoid a similar incident. The awareness came about when several players and fans became ill during a Dells Ducks junior hockey game in Lake Delton. Carbon monoxide exposure from the ice resurfacer ...

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16 Dec News

Property Tax Bills Arriving, Down from Last Year in Tomahawk

After months of work within the various taxing entities, those property tax bills are likely en route. Here in the city of Tomahawk, property owners got some good news, as the tax rate and levy are each down. This is thanks to each of the 5 largest taxing bodies having a lower levy and rate. ...

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16 Dec News

Rhinelander School Robotics Team Receives Grant

While working towards the regional and ultimately the state competition early next year, the Rhinelander Robotics club recently received a generous donation. Wisconsin Public Service awarded the Rhinelander First Tech Challenge team with their Innovative Educator Grant. The program focuses on awarding projects that promote Science, Tech Ed and Math or STEM. The Rhinelander team ...

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16 Dec News

Tomahawk Police Report

A man reported his ice auger was stolen. It was in the bed of his truck while parked at a South Tomahawk Avenue business when he noticed it went missing. A tomahawk man will receive several citations after a complaint about his dog running loosing and defecating on a city property. The man was contacted ...

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15 Dec News

Avoiding the Flu Over the Holidays

With family holiday gatherings right around the corner, health officials are offering some tips on how to avoid sharing the flu at these get-togethers. First and foremost, the CDC says that a flu shot remains one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family. Officials say its not too late to be vaccinated. ...

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15 Dec News

Merrill Fire Department Welcomes New Firefighter and Truck

The Merrill Fire Department welcomed the newest member to their department with a traditional badge pinning ceremony. The Department says that the badge pinning signifies an introduction and welcoming to new duties and a new department. Firefighter-Paramedic Scott Gomoll received that recognition last week. He comes from Illinois where he served 10 years with Cary ...

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15 Dec News

Rhinelander FBLA ‘Jeans for Teens’ Collection

A group of Rhinelander High School students will help families in need by collecting pants. Today marks the start of the Jeans for Teens collection run by the Rhinelander High School FBLA/DECA. Organizers say they’re collecting gently used, wearable jeans to give to those staying at Frederick place in Rhinelander. With 17 percent of children ...

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15 Dec News

Tomahawk Schools Holiday Choral Concert Monday

The sounds of the season will fill the halls of the Tomahawk School District this evening. The Tomahawk Middle and High Schools will present their annual Winter Choral Concert tonight. Instructor Corey Colburn says the program will feature some lesser-known carols along with some older favorites. The performance will feature 140 singers ranging from 6th ...

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15 Dec News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

Some good news coming from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department regarding a teen reported as missing last week. Deputies sent out that missing person’s report for an 18 year old from the town of Harrison diagnosed with Aspergers. The teen had been gone for a day in his vehicle and his phone was found in ...

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