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02 Dec News

Lincoln County Hand Recount Postponed to Monday

While the recount efforts in Wisconsin began yesterday, here in Lincoln County the task has been delayed until Monday. That was the decision made yesterday by the Lincoln County Board of Canvass. According to the minutes of the meeting, the County Clerk’s Office needed more time to gather paperwork from the municipalities, some of which […]

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02 Dec News

Additional Details in Death of Lincoln County Hunter

Officials have released additional details on a hunter who died while tracking a deer in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has now identified the victim as 76 year old William Storm of the Town of Pine River. Searchers began looking for Storm after he failed to return home on Wednesday evening. The Lincoln […]

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02 Dec News

Rep. Czaja Among Assembley Members Named to Joint Finance Committee

The northwoods will continue to have representation on the state’s budget writing committee again this cycle. Yesterday Representative Mary Czaja was once again named to the Joint Finance Committee. Czaja said, “It is truly an honor to continue to serve the state and the taxpayers as a member of the Committee on Joint Finance. I […]

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02 Dec News

Three Amigas Call Winter Wonderland Fundraiser a Success

The Tomahawk Community was in a generous mood to kick off the holiday season. According to the ‘Three Amigas,’ their benefit last weekend at the Winter Wonderland was once again a success. This year, they raised more than $2,500 in cash along with 4 large boxes of food for the local food pantry and 3 […]

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02 Dec News

Update:Victim Identified in Fatal Oneida County Crash

On Thursday the Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 45 year old Daniel Erickson of Merrill.  ________ A man has died following a two vehicle accident in Oneida County yesterday afternoon. The Sheriff’s Office says that accident happened on Highway 8 just east of Rhinelander at shortly after 1:30. Officials say that an eastbound car […]

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02 Dec News

Tripoli Man to be Sentenced Following April Home Standoff

An Oneida County man responsible for a stand-off at his Tripoli home this spring will be sentenced today. Back in September, 60 year old Kenneth Welsh pleaded guilty to a felony of attempted reckless endangerment and a misdemeanor operating a firearm while intoxicated. Two other charges were dismissed but will be read in during today’s […]

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02 Dec News

THS November Students of the Month

As we move into December, Tomahawk High School has recognized those students who achieved in the classroom throughout November. The THS Students of the Month include: Sara Morrical-Music Kylee Theiler-Business Sierra Swenson-Art Luke Knight-Phy. Ed. Tiffany Webie-FACE Kirstin Marcks-Health Parker Knipfer-Foreign Language Nathan Goehe-Social Studies Ross Richards-Tech. Ed. Rayna Bates-Math Krystal Ramp-Science

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02 Dec News

Lac du Flambeau Solidary Concert Raises Funds for Standing Rock

While the demonstrations are hundreds of miles away, Lac du Flambeau tribal members continue to support the Standing Rock efforts. That includes a solidarity concert tonight at Rhinelander High School. Tonight’s event is expected to be a combination of music, native dance demonstrations, and guest speakers. For months, thousands have protested the Dakota Access pipeline […]

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01 Dec News

Lincoln County Hunter Dies Tracking Deer

A Lincoln County hunter has died while tracking a deer in the Town of Pine River. According to the Sheriff’s Office, they were contacted yesterday afternoon after the man failed to return to his home. The reporting party said the 73 year old male had come home earlier in the day to gather his waders […]

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01 Dec News

Local 4-H Leader Receives State Award

A local 4-H leader has received a state recognition for her volunteer work with the organization. Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development is honoring Yvette Chieves of Lincoln County with its 2016 Salute to Excellence Volunteer of the Year award. The award recognizes 4-H volunteers who have worked with 4-H for less than 10 years and had […]

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