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22 Jun News

County Board Updated on Proposed Pinecrest Project

Discussion and questions followed a presentation on a proposed $9.5 million Pinecrest Nursing Home building project, but a decision is likely a few months away. Members of the Pinecrest Leadership, along with construction and architectural firm members, gave a schematics presentation to the Lincoln County Board on that proposed project. Director Lisa Gervais says the ...

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22 Jun News

Music on the River Kicks Off with WJJQ Community Cookout

Music will be returning to Memorial Park in Tomahawk once again this evening for the first Music on the River show of the summer. This evening, FBI and the Untouchable Horns will take to the stage. The FBI stands for Funk Band Incorporated. The 9 member Fox Valley based band plays a variety of hits ...

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22 Jun News

National Pollinator Awareness Day/Week

One northern Wisconsin group is celebrating the unsung heroes of our food chain as part of National Pollinator Awareness Week and Day. The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center is hosting programing throughout the day and all week long. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service between 100,000 and 200,000 different animal species play roles ...

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21 Jun News

Man Injured in Tree Cutting Accident near Tomahawk

A Marathon County man was injured in a tree cutting accident near Tomahawk yesterday afternoon. Emergency crews were called to a hunting cabin off Bridge Road in the Town of Tomahawk at just after 2pm. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says that a 67 year old man was injured while trying to cut a tree. ...

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21 Jun News

Scammers Continue to Target Local Residents

Scam phone calls continue to be an issue, with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office giving another warning about their prevalence. The Sheriff’s Office says they receive, on average, five residents reporting scam calls each day. They said the most popular scam right now is the perpetrators pretending to be with the IRS, threatening legal action ...

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21 Jun News

Summer School Keeps Tomahawk Students Busy

While summer break is well underway, the Tomahawk School complex continues to buzz with action. That’s because the summer school program continues to grow. Some of the course catalog was updated, and continues to offer up some fun summer courses in additional to more tradition academic courses. In an update last week, Elementary principal Penny ...

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21 Jun News

Discussion to Turn over Tomahawk Dog Park Management to City

With an eighth anniversary quickly approaching, the Tomahawk Dog Park is undergoing a change in ownership. The grounds, located to west of SARA Park, had been operated by a Dog Park Council made up of volunteers. Some of those volunteers noted that they are getting older, and with the grounds located on city property, they ...

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21 Jun News

Nicolet Hosting Quick Start Enrollment Event

  In an effort to streamline the enrollment process, Nicolet College is offering up another Quick Start event. Today’s event will allow students interested in enrolling at Nicolet this fall to complete the process in as quick as an hour. This includes meeting with career coach and academic adviser, completing the application process, and covering ...

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21 Jun News

Tomahawk Police Report

An officer observed an 18 year old male known to have an active warrant. The warrant through Oneida County was confirmed and the teen was taken into custody. An officer made contact with a suspicious vehicle. Upon making contact, the officer noticed the odor of marijuana. A subsequent search turned up a pipe commonly used ...

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20 Jun News

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Vilas County Crash

One person has died in a single vehicle accident in Vilas County over the weekend. The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office says that crash happened on Military Road in the Town of Washington near Eagle River. At approximately 6:30 Saturday, authorities say the southbound truck left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver and lone ...

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