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26 May News

Tomahawk Man Pleads Not Guilty to Drug Charges

A Beloit man facing drug charges in Lincoln County entered not guilty pleas at a hearing this week. Jamaal Wilson was back in court from that arraignment hearing on Tuesday. The 35 year old was arrested last month after Tomahawk police executed a search warrant at a home in the city. Wilson was one of ...

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26 May News

Tomahawk High School Hosts Fine Arts Awards

Last night Tomahawk High School held their annual Fine Arts Awards. The ceremony came at the conclusion of last night’s children’s play “Frog Prince of Spamalot.” It included both the Forensics and Drama Departments. For the speech awards: Outstanding Freshman Speaker-Riley Clements Outstanding Sophomores-Parker Johnson and Morgan Waye Outstanding Junior Speaker-Rachel Wiseman Outstanding Senior Speaker-Kim ...

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25 May News

Downtown Tomahawk Featured at National Main Street Conference

Downtown Tomahawk was featured in a breakout session at a national conference focused on Main Street Communities. Milwaukee is hosting the 2016 ‘Main Street Now’ conference which began on Monday and continues through today. An estimated 1,500 Main Street directors, volunteers, architects, consultants and planners from across the country are attending this 3 day conference. ...

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25 May News

Lac du Flambeau Man Reaches Plea in Burglary Case

As expected, a Lac du Flambeau man reached a plea deal in his burglary case. Robert Smith was one of two men arrested in February following a string of burglaries along Highway 70 over the winter. As a result, he was initially charged with 23 counts of burglary, along with 2 possession charges. At a ...

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25 May News

Sentencing Hearing Adjourned for Man who Shot, Wounded Brother in Law

A sentencing hearing for a Tomahawk man who shot and wounded his brother-in-law was adjourned without a ruling yesterday. Charles Lawn is in the sentencing stage of his case. A jury found the 70 year old guilty of 4 charges including recklessly endangering safety. The victim in the March 2014 incident was shot in the ...

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25 May News

Natural Resources Board to Set Deer Permit Levels Wednesday

The state natural resources board is expected to set the 2016 fall deer hunt permit levels when they meet today. The board will use recommendations from County Deer Advisory Councils. Those councils held a series of meetings earlier this year in each of the states counties to formulate the permit recommendations. The numbers are based ...

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25 May News

DWD Deputy Secretary Celebrates Apprenticeship in Rhinelander

Workforce Development officials were in the Northwoods yesterday celebrating several apprenticeship programs in the area. Deputy Secretary Georgia Maxwell made stops at both Rhinelander High School and Nicolet College. The stops were part of the “Take your Legislator to Work” initiative; Maxwell was partnered with Tom Tiffany. In the morning, Maxwell attended the Rhinelander High ...

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25 May News

THS Children’s Play, Art Show

Its a night of the arts at Tomahawk High School including the one-act play and the senior art show. The Tomahawk drama department will take to the stage for their rendition of “The Frog Prince of Spamalot.” Throughout the day, they’ll have showings for the elementary, middle and St. Mary’s students. According to director Michelle ...

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24 May News

‘T-Bird Country’ Bridge Heading to Lakeland Campus

A railroad turned bicycle bridge better known for its iconic graffiti has found a new home. At a regular school board meeting last night, the Lakeland Union School District voted to accept the bridge as a donation. The black bridge carried the words T-Bird County. With T-birds being the nickname of Lakeland High School, it ...

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24 May News

Tourism Secretary Presents JEM Grants

Several local Chambers of Commerce will get a boost in their advertising thanks to state tourism grants. The Department of Tourism continues to distribute their Joint Effort Marketing or JEM grants. The latest round of recipients will include Tomahawk and St. Germain. Last month both Minocqua and Boulder Junction also received these grants. The grants ...

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