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23 Oct News

Tomahawk Students get to Sample Rutabaga

Some northwoods students will get a chance to experience a menu item that sounds more in place on a high end restaurant menu. Its all part of the Harvest of the Month program by Taher Food Services. We heard from Dustin Tessmer, the food service director at the Tomahawk School District. He says that along ...

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22 Oct News

Man, Dog Safe After Price County Plane Crash

A man and his dog are safe after a float plane crashed in Price County. The incident happened at just before 4pm yesterday on Big Dardis Lake northeast of Phillips. The 77 year old pilot from Florida says he was attempting to land the plane when the crash took place. The plane overturned. A citizen ...

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22 Oct News

Nicolet Hosts Prospective Students

Nicolet College hosted prospective students last night at the first of two planned events. The open house format of College Visit Day provided attendees with a chance to see what the college has to offer, student classroom activities and hear about options available to them. The event coincided with a Transfer Fair which had representatives ...

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22 Oct News

Lincoln County Social Service Building Security Upgrades

The Lincoln County Social Services building will get some much needed security upgrades. Last night the Lincoln County Board approved up to $75,000 in upgrades with a unanimous vote. Prior to that vote, social services director Mike Nelson explained that some of the services they provide do necessitate a secure premise, and this will also ...

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22 Oct News

Lincoln County Board Gets Report on Proposed Budget

The slightest of increases was the takeaway from the preliminary budget proposal last night. While work has been ongoing at the committee level and through updates, last night the full county board got a quick rundown of the budget that will appear on next month’s agenda. It was Administrative Coordinator Randy Scholz who presented that ...

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22 Oct News

Lincoln County Supervisor Learns at WCA Conference

One county board supervisor is looking to Fond du Lac County for ideas he would like to see discussed further. Supervisor Jim Alber recently attended the WCA annual conference and shared his experiences with the board. His biggest impression came from the developments made in Fond du Lac County recently. Alber briefly discussed the situation ...

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22 Oct News

Lincoln County Board Recap–October

Last Night’s Lincoln County Board meeting began with the expected retirement of Don Nelson from the board. Nelson, will be relocating to New York for a new job. He spoke briefly about the accomplishments of the board, thanked them and said he looked forward to returning to the area to see the continued progress. Four ...

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21 Oct News

Airport Improvements Upcoming in Manitowish Waters

With approval at the state level, the Manitowish Waters Municipal Airport will be getting a facelift. Gov. Scott Walker through the Department of Transportation announced the project yesterday. According to DOT engineer Ryan Donnely, the project will address all pavements at the airport. This includes an upgrade to the primary runway which Donnelly says has ...

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21 Oct News

Head of Workforce Development Stops in Wausau

The head of the Wisconsin Department of Work Force Development was in North Central Wisconsin to discuss improvements in the area, especially focusing on those with disabilities. Secretary Reggie Newson spoke to the Wausau Rotary during their annual luncheon, discussing additional programs and spending in both worker training and technical college grants. Newson highlighted several ...

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21 Oct News

Officials Working on Next Year’s Budgets

As the calendar transitions from October to November, the various levels of local government are looking ahead to 2015, working on and finalizing next year’s budgets. November is generally when the school districts, municipalities and counties set their budgets for the following year. Locally each group is doing just that. The city of Tomahawk has ...

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