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23 Apr News

Tomahawk Women to Discuss Trip to Israel

A pair of Tomahawk women recently visited the Middle East and have returned home to share their experiences. Teri Cernoch and Mary Smith were in Israel and later this evening they’ve put together a presentation on their experiences in the holy land. The presentation will be this evening at Prince of Peace church starting at 6:30. ...

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22 Apr News

Merrill, Rhinelander Lift Water Running Order, Tomahawk Remains

Several northwoods communities have lifted their water running order, while several more continue at this time. Both Rhinelander and Merrill have now lifted that order for residents to run a small stream of water. They were amongst the many communities in northern Wisconsin that attempted to prevent further freezing in municipal water systems during this ...

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22 Apr News

City of Tomahawk Police/Fire Report

Officers are investigating a weekend theft from an area business. They are using security footage in the matter. Police were called to a Tomahawk residence Saturday afternoon when a woman was outside yelling for help. After speaking with witnesses and involved parties, a 19 year old male was taken into custody. He was transported to the ...

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22 Apr News

Tornado Awareness Week pt. 1

Emergency Management Teams across the state are practicing Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week . While tornadoes can appear at any time during the year, the peak season is between April and August. Officials say that an average of 23 tornadoes touch down in Wisconsin each year. Last year the number stood at 16, with ...

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22 Apr News

DNR Sets Initial Bag Limit

The DNR has set a single walleye bag limit on 173 lakes during its initial list, down slightly from last year. The DNR makes the determination on bag limits based on how many walleye the state’s six Chippewa Tribes set as a goal for themselves. This year the tribe posted a number of 63,000, however ...

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22 Apr News

Rhinelander School Nurse Receives Top Honor

The School District of Rhinelander Nurse has received one of the top state honors in her field. Kerri Schmidt was presented with the Katheryn Etter School Nurse of the Year award earlier this month. The award is annually presented to a Wisconsin school nurse who has demonstrated excellence in his/her school nursing practice. Schmidt has ...

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22 Apr News

Area Speakers Tackle Ice Age Trail, Pollination

Some area groups are offering speakers on a few summer hobbies as we transition from winter to spring. The Tomahawk Area Gardeners will welcome speaker Nicole Shutt, a Biological Science Technician at Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Lakewood-Laona Ranger District. She’ll be speaking on “Managing Native Pollinator Habitat in Yards and Gardens.” The public is welcome to ...

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21 Apr News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

A 26 year old Milwaukee man was taken into custody on a drug charge Tuesday evening. A deputy initially contacted the driver on Highway 51 after he ran out of gas. The deputy noted the driver was asking nervous and trying to keep the deputy from approaching his car. After the k-9 officer was called, the man ...

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21 Apr News

Bell Tower Ribbon Cutting for Dementia Unit

Bell Tower Residence in Merrill will be holding a ceremony today to officially recognize their latest efforts to meet the needs of individuals with advanced stages of dementia. This afternoon they’ll hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark their dedicated unit for a memory support neighborhood. The unit will be housed on the third floor ...

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21 Apr News

Lotto Scammers Adding New Wrinkles to Scam

With increased awareness about lotto scams, those scammers are adding new wrinkles to their con. The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau says the scammers are now building websites with fake consumer protection agency information. They’ll contact you by phone for a fake lotto prize and direct you to their fake website to verify their legitimacy. Officials ...

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