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11 Apr News

Mark Bucki Trial Continues

The son of a man accused of killing his wife in Lincoln County testified yesterday afternoon. Yesterday’s proceedings in day 4 of the Mark Bucki trial included testimony of the couple’s 22 year old son Clint Bucki. He says that his father is innocent. He said he believed his mother was murdered but he doesn’t ...

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11 Apr News

Two Tomahawk Residents Arrested in Marijuana Bust

The Tomahawk Police Department announced yesterday one of their largest marijuana busts in more than 30 years at the department. A search warrant was executed at a home on East Lincoln Avenue. Police Chief Al Elvins says more than 44 plants in various stages of growth were seized. The estimated street value is initially believed ...

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11 Apr News

Tomahawk Police Report

Police were called to the High School for an incident regarding two teenage girls Monday morning. One of the girls was arrested for assault and disorderly conduct. Also on Monday a resident reported that a woman took money from their home. Officers contacted the suspected woman who denied taking the money. The reporting party did not want to ...

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11 Apr News

31st Annual WJJQ Home Sport and Travel Show

Once again more than 70 businesses will participating in this year’s Tomahawk Home, Sport and Travel Show with Health Expo. This weekend will mark the 31st year for the event, once again held at the Tomahawk School Complex. Participating businesses will offer ideas on home improvement, lawn and garden, boats, docks, motorcycles, campers and more. ...

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11 Apr News

Wisconsin Public Service Promotes Dam Safety

Wisconsin Public Service is joining other members of the Midwest Hydro Users Group in promoting Dam Safety Awareness Week. WPS says the week’s purpose is to emphasize the importance of safety near dams and on waterways to help prevent accidents. Many of the accidents and fatalities that occur near dams could be prevented by using ...

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11 Apr News

Area Reservoir Levels April 10

With the ice on area reservoirs once again moving out we’ll bring you the area reservoir levels. According to data from the Wisconsin Valley Improvement, the annual spring fill up is already underway on some of the reservoirs. In the past two weeks the Eau Plaine has added 9 feet of water and is now ...

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11 Apr News

Boy Scouts Collecting for Food Drive

Local Boy Scouts will continue their annual “Scouting for Food Drive” this weekend. Earlier this week the Boy Scouts of Samoset Council distributed plastic bags to the front door of homes in the area. Coming up tomorrow, the scouts will be collecting the bags. They ask you place non-perishable food items in that bag by 9am tomorrow. ...

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10 Apr News

Tomahawk Police Department execute State Search Warrant

City of Tomahawk Police Chief Al Elvins announced on Thursday that the Tomahawk Police Department executed a State Search Warrant at a residence on E. Lincoln Avenue in the City of Tomahawk.  The search warrant was related to the manufacturing and possession of marijuana.  Seized in the search, were 44 plants, all in different stages ...

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10 Apr News

Recount this Morning in Lincoln County Board Race

Later today we’ll learn whether preliminary elections results were correct in a close county board race. There will be a recount here in Lincoln County for the District 22 County Board seat. Jolene Callahan challenged incumbent Graham Rankin in that race last week. In what was the closest race in the area, Rankin won by ...

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10 Apr News

DNR Says Fish Kill Possible on Some Northern Lakes

DNR biologists say the extended ice coverage in some Northern Lakes may result in fish kills. Winter fish kill is a natural process occurring when fish don’t have enough oxygen. In ice capped winters, most oxygen in the water comes from aquatic plants. However, when the ice and snow cover is thick, plants cannot get ...

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