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25 Nov News

Rhinelander Community Garden Participating in Crowdfunding Challenge

While much of today’s news is focused on the winter holiday, the Rhinelander Food Pantry currently has an eye looking towards next spring. The Rhinelander Area Food Pantry has announced that their Community Garden is participating in crowdfunding campaign with a grant incentive by reaching their goal. The national program is sponsored by Seedmoney, a […]

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25 Nov News

Date Set, Judge Assigned in Oneida Cty. Sheriff’s Office Theft

A detective accused of taking money from the Oneida County Sheriff’s Department now has a court date scheduled and special judge assigned. Earlier this month, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office announced two charges of misconduct in public office had been filed against Sara Welcenbach. She is accused of taking approximately $2,500 utilized for undercover drug […]

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25 Nov News

New Shelter at Rib Mountain State Park Available for Use Next Spring

State Park mangers are anticipating a busy season next year when they open a new gathering space at Rib Mountain State Park. The DNR has announced that they will begin accepting next summer’s applications for the new gathering space next Monday. That facility comes to realization after 5 years of fundraising efforts by the Friends […]

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24 Nov News

Spread Joy, Not Illness This Holiday Season

With the start of the holiday season kicking off, health officials are pushing for people to share the joy, and not the illness. Starting with Thanksgiving and right up through New Year’s, people are often brought together through gatherings with family and friends. This can also increase the chance of spreading an illness such as […]

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24 Nov News

Northern Numbers Remain Strong at Midway Point of Hunting Season

At the midway point of the 9 day hunting season, some counties in Northern Wisconsin are already approaching last year’s overall totals. It continues a trend that we saw both opening day and opening weekend, with areas within the Northern Forest Zone seeing an uptick in deer registrations. Here in Lincoln County hunters have harvested […]

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24 Nov News

Keynote Speaker Named for Hunger and Homeless Summit in Northern Wisconsin

The upcoming Hunger and Homelessness Summit held here in the Northwoods now has its keynote speaker. According to US Representative Sean Duffy, Robert Woodson Sr will lead the discussion at next months event her in north central Wisconsin. Woodson is the founder and president of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise. Duffy said in the announcement, […]

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24 Nov News

Volunteers Host Annual Tomahawk Community Thanksgiving

The Tomahawk community will once again provide the opportunity for people to enjoy Thanksgiving with their neighbors and friends. Volunteers have once again been busy in the kitchen for the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Organizers are planning on serving up a traditional holiday meal including turkey and all the fixings. They say its a way […]

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24 Nov News

Local Church Collects Filled Shoe Boxes for Operation Christmas Child

On this Thanksgiving, we recognize one local church that continues their giving ways for those less fortunate this holiday season. Over the past few weeks, The Northwoods Vineyard Church in Tomahawk has once again participated in Operation Christmas Child. The national organization collects items such as toys, school supplies, and clothes to be placed in […]

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23 Nov News

Native American Drug and Gang Initiative Receives National Award

A joint task force aimed at tackling drug and gang issues on Wisconsin reservations has received a national recognition. The Native American Drug and Gang Initiative (NAGDI) received the 2016 Honoring Nations Award from the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development. The Initiative was created in 2007 to combat illegal drug use and gang […]

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23 Nov News

District Report Cards Part 3: Local District Scores

Wrapping up our series on school district report cards, which we have brought you this week focusing on Tomahawk; today we’ll look at how some other local districts scored. Those district report cards were released by the Department of Public Instruction late last week. They grade districts with scores in 4 categories: student achievement, student […]

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