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21 Apr News

Wisconsin DNR assessing winter deer kill

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wildlife officials are using road-kill and radio-tracking data to assess the harsh winter’s effect on the state’s deer herd. Department of Natural Resources staffers are looking for 10 carcasses in every county so they can check a number of biological signs, such as fat stores and pregnancy. They’re also is ...

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21 Apr News

Public Schools Share Funding for Libraries

Later this month, public school districts will share in more than $30 million dollars that goes towards materials for school libraries. Public school districts throughout the state will share in library aid from the Common School Fund. According to the Department of Public Instruction, the aid is based on the number of children between the ages ...

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18 Apr News

Fatal Fire Near Tomahawk

One person has died in a house fire near Tomahawk yesterday afternoon. Responders were first called to the fire at a home at W4670 East Pine Shore Lane in the town of King at just after 1:30 yesterday afternoon. The home was fully involved when the first on the scene arrived. Information on the victim ...

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18 Apr News

Four Individuals Appear in Oneida County Court on Drug Charges

The four individuals charged following a drug investigation in Oneida County made court appearances yesterday. Each of Gerry Fredrick, Scott Dumpprope, Carrie Steinmetz and Thomas Franz appeared in Oneida County Court via video conference according to court records. The four were arrested earlier this week following a search at a residence in the town of ...

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18 Apr News

Tomahawk Police Report

A woman reported ongoing harassment from another individual via cell phone. The woman did not want any police action. It was suggested she change her number to avoid the issue. Police received information from a state department regarding smoking at a Tomahawk business. They were warned that any future complaints may result in citations. The ...

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18 Apr News

Rhinelander Mock Trial Team to be Recognized

The state champion Rhinelander Mock Trial team will be honored by state legislators later today. This afternoon the team will be presented with a Legislative Citation from Representative Rob Swearingen and State Senator Tom Tiffany. The event will take place at the Oneida County Courthouse. The team is currently in preparation for the National High ...

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18 Apr News

Ministry Facilities Recognized for Respiratory Care

Seven Ministry Health Care facilities have earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals. Several of those facilities receiving the recognition were right here in the Northwoods including Ministry Good Samaritan in Merrill, ...

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18 Apr News

First Time Turkey Hunter Certificate

The DNR is starting a program that will allow first time turkey hunters the chance to commemorate their first harvest. To help preserve the memory, the DNR will provide first-time successful hunters with a free personalized certificate. There is an electronic form to fill out on the DNR’s turkey website;they’ll return an official electronic certificate ...

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18 Apr News

Area Reservoir Levels

During the spring thaw, area reservoir levels continue to come up. According to the Wisconsin Valley Improvement, Lake Nokomis has come up 2 feet in the past week and is now 3 feet 9 inches below full. The Eau Plaine which came up at the start of the month remains within a foot of full. ...

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17 Apr News

Spring Causes Problems on Area Roadways

A heavy spring snow has caused issues for school districts and electric customers alike this April 17. Snowfalls ranged from 4 inches up to more than 14 inches in far northwestern Wisconsin. Here in Tomahawk, around 8 inches of snow had fallen by the 7am hour. This makes travel difficult and forced many school districts to cancel ...

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