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28 Oct News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers are investigating a domestic incident that occurred earlier in the month and was reported last week. There was a two vehicle accident occurring with no injuries and only minor damage to the vehicles. Officers assisted with a theft complaint with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office. Police spoke with an acquaintance of the suspect, who ...

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27 Oct News

Plane from Land O’Lakes Crashes in Western Wisconsin, Killing U.P. Pilot

An airplane that took off from a Northern Wisconsin airport crashed in Western Wisconsin, killing the pilot. That plane left from Land O’Lakes airport on Friday afternoon. Officials say the plane was en route to Nebraska. A search began Friday when the Cessna lost communication near Red Wing Municipal Airport in Minnesota. Around 6 p.m. ...

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27 Oct News

Plea Hearing Scheduled in Tomahawk Shooting Incident

  A Tomahawk man accused of shooting and injuring his brother in law earlier this year is expected to enter a plea deal today. Last week a plea hearing was scheduled for sixty eight year old Charles Lawn. The trial of the Tomahawk man, facing three felonies including attempted first degree intentional homicide, was set ...

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27 Oct News

Lincoln County Unemployment Estimates Improve in September

For the second consecutive month, Lincoln County saw an improvement in its unemployment rate. The improvement from August to September broke a trend of alternating increases and decreases over the summer. According to the data released from the Department of Workforce Development, the Lincoln County estimates fell from 6.3% to 5.6%. That September figure is ...

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27 Oct News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report-October 27

Pine River Firefighters were called out on Tuesday evening after a vehicle began leaking gas in the parking lot of a local restaurant. Just after 5:00 PM a cell 911 call reported that a vehicle in the parking lot of KFC/Taco Bell had jumped the curb and punctured the gas tank causing a fuel spill. ...

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27 Oct News

Tomahawk Yard Waste Pick up

It’s time once again for the city of Tomahawk annual fall yard waste pick up. Twice a year, in the spring and the fall, the city picks up lawn waste placed at curbside. Public Works Director Mike Tolvstad says that starting today, those items should be placed. Brush should not be bundled, but neatly piled ...

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24 Oct News

Man Arrested in Fatal Accident in Minocqua

A man is facing charges following a fatal vehicle/bicycle crash yesterday in Minocqua. Minocqua Police say the accident happened on Highway 51 South at just before 3am yesterday morning. The bicyclist, a 55 year old Minocqua man, was pronounced dead at the scene. Specific details of the crash were not immediately released. Following the preliminary ...

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24 Oct News

Four Injured in 3 Vehicle Accident in Langlade County

Traffic was detoured for more than 5 hours following a 3 vehicle crash in Langlade County Wednesday. That accident happened at just before 3pm on Highway 45, approximately 7 miles north of Antigo. The Langlade County Sheriff’s Office says 4 people were injured in the accident. The initial investigation indicates a SUV operated by a ...

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24 Oct News

Lawn Trial heads to Plea Deal

A Tomahawk man accused of shooting and injuring his brother in law earlier this year has apparently reached a plea. Sixty eight year old Charles Lawn was arrested in March after Tomahawk police responded to a 53 year old man that was struck in the shoulder with a small caliber bullet following an argument. The ...

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24 Oct News

Northwoods Group Celebrates National Food Day

A northwoods group is promoting healthy, affordable and sustainably produced food. Today is the fourth annual National Food Day, where thousands of events are planned across the county. This includes Northwoods linking education, activity and nutrition or LEAN Coalition. LEAN promotes a culture of healthy living through physical activity and nutrition in Oneida and Vilas ...

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