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18 Aug News

Man Recovering After Falling Out of Tree in Harrison

A man is recovering after falling from a tree he was cutting in Lincoln County over the weekend. A property owner on Seven Island Lake Road in Harrison called 911 on Saturday morning, after the man he had hired to cut trees had fallen approximately 25 feet to the ground. The 52 year old Birnamwood ...

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18 Aug News

Three May Face Citations After Towing Men Behind ATV in Fridge

Three men may be cited after fashioning an old refrigerator into a tow behind on an ATV over the weekend. The Lincoln County Rec. Deputy was patrolling on County Road H in the Town of Skanawan when he saw an ATV being trailed by a shower of sparks. Upon closer inspection he found the ATV ...

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18 Aug News

Record Setting Musky Tournament in Eagle River

More than 1,200 musky anglers converged in Eagle River this weekend for the largest amateur musky tournament in the country. This is the 29th year the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and the Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin have hosted the National Championship Musky Open on the seven lake families in the Eagle River ...

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18 Aug News

Lac Du Flambeau Budget Referendum Fails

Referendum voters in Lac du Flambeau rejected their Tribal Council’s proposed budget last week. Two hundred fifty one ballots were cast in last Friday’s vote for their budget, with 179, or 71% opposing. According to their constitution, until a budget is approved by public referendum, expenditures are made with a 15% cap of the budget ...

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18 Aug News

Lincoln County Sheriff Report–August 18

A 72 year old Madison man was taken into custody last Monday after a Deputy stopped a vehicle south of Tomahawk on Highway 51 traveling nearly 25 over the speed limit. The Deputy noticed two bottles of vodka sitting on the passenger seat. When the driver exited the vehicle to perform field sobriety tests he ...

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18 Aug News

Various Road Construction Projects on Highway 51

There are several road projects to Highway 51 in the Northwoods that drivers need to be aware of. Starting today near Merrill, motorists can expect some single lane closures for routine maintenance on Highway 51 including: Southbound lanes between Highways K and Q and Northbound 51 at Highway 64. This project is scheduled for completion ...

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15 Aug News

Price County Man Submits Plea Deal in Homicide Trial

Price County Man Submits Plea in Murder Trial A plea deal is in the works for a Price County man accused of killing his wife. Forty seven year old William Rambo is facing a single county of first degree intentional homicide. At a hearing yesterday Rambo, through his attorney, asked to enter an Alford plea, ...

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15 Aug News

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled’ Campaign Over Begins Today

The Tomahawk Police Department will join law enforcement agencies across the state in cracking down on drunken driving the next several weeks. It’s time once again for the annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign. Both the number of alcohol related fatalities and injuries have dropped the past 10 years according to the Department ...

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15 Aug News

Northland Pines Receives Two Charter School Grants

Several area charter schools have been awarded grant money from the state. Overall 51 districts in Wisconsin will receive the charter school money, divided into a series of categories. Northland Pines will be receiving two separate grants. The first is a $150,000 planning grant for Northland Pines Montessori Learning Center. The k-fourth grade school is ...

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15 Aug News

Tomahawk School Supply Outreach

With the countdown to the end of summer vacation underway, one area group is helping students get their school supplies in order. The Northwoods Vineyard Church is conducting their annual school supply outreach. Roxanne Consolver says the program started about six years ago to help during the down economy. Now the planning for each year ...

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