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02 Jul News

Wisconsin Wins adds new Intern

A program aimed at decreasing youth tobacco use in the area will welcome a new member this summer. Carly Trapp, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is joining the Wisconsin Wins project . She’ll be working in six counties: Oneida, Forest, Lincoln, Florence, Vilas, and Price. WI Wins was launched in the spring of 2002 as ...

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02 Jul News

Harshaw Woman Grabs Tomahawk Bingo Progressive Prize

For the first time this season, there was a winner of the progressive pot at Tomahawk Bingo. Last night Marge Rondeau of Harshaw claimed the top prize by blacking out her card on the 59th number called. The pot, which climbs each week there isn’t a winner had grown to $3,025. The progressive prize will ...

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02 Jul News

Update: Person of Interest in Lincoln County Located

UPDATE: Yesterday the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was seeking help from the public in locating a person of interest in a property crime involving thousands of dollars in stolen goods. The Sheriff’s office says that 20 year old Cameron J Lane has now been located. They are no longer seeking information on him or his ...

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01 Jul News

Overnight Fire North of Tomahawk

  Fire Crews battled an overnight fire north of Tomahawk. That fire occurred on Daoust Road off of County Road L in the Town of Bradley. Few details were immediately known. Mutual Aid was still arriving on the scene at day break today to assist. We will continue to pass along any updates as we ...

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01 Jul News

Tips to Swim Safely this Summer

As people hit the waterways this summer, area safety groups want to make sure that children are swimming safely. According to the CDC, drowning was the leading cause of injury death for those 1 to 4 years of age. That same data shows that 10 people die in the United States each day due to ...

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01 Jul News

Northwoods County Unemployment Estimates Improve in May

Northwoods counties bucked a statewide trend by showing improvements in month to month unemployment estimates in May. While those statistics released by the Department of Workforce Development showed statewide improvement from May of last year, only half the state’s counties improved from April to May. Many of those counties showing improvements were right here in ...

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01 Jul News

Local Disabled Veterans Chapter Debuts New Transport Van

Thanks to a summer’s worth of fundraising, the Northern Wisconsin Disabled American Veterans Chapter unveiled their new van this past weekend. The DAV chapter transports veterans to the VA hospital in Iron Mountain, Mich. Their schedule includes two separate routes that include numerous stops across northern Wisconsin. Those trips add up as the new van ...

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01 Jul News

Del Rays Play ‘Music on the River’

Another Wednesday in Tomahawk means more music in Memorial Park. Music on the River returns this week for the second show of the season following last week’s opener. This week organizers will welcome the Del Rays. Based in Oshkosh, the Del Rays are a four-piece band that has been performing together since the late 1970’s. ...

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30 Jun News

Deputies, Humane Society, Girl Scouts Recover Dog Missing for 7 Weeks

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office teamed with the humane society and a girl scout camp to rescue a dog and reunited it with its owner. Deputies were contacted yesterday by staff from the Camp Birch Trails Girl Scout Camp in the Town of Rock Falls regarding the dog. They said they had heard it barking ...

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30 Jun News

Wausau Man Charged in Fatal Fight

A man involved in a fatal fight in Wausau has now been charged. 40 year old Jerry Schanbl appeared in Marathon County Court yesterday where he is facing one count of aggravated battery and one county of reckless homicide. Investigators say Schnabl got into a fight Friday night with 43 year old George Diver over ...

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