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12 Sep News

Tomahawk Police Report–September 12

The public works department reported missing road material from the city garage and officers are investigating. A Tomahawk business reported a scam attempt. A California caller tried to place a liquor order over the phone. Officers noted that similar scam attempts have been reported at other alcohol retailers in the Northwoods. Officers assisted with a ...

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11 Sep News

Fall Ride Kicks Off in Tomahawk

What started as a small group of bikers taking a ride to enjoy the fall colors has expanded to be one of the largest gatherings of motorcyclists in the country. While some events have been ongoing this week, the Tomahawk Fall Ride action really picks up today. This is the 33rd year for the ride ...

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11 Sep News

Tomahawk Loses Longtime Business Owner

Tomahawk has lost a longtime resident and business leader in the Tomahawk Community. Last night Clarence Viegut passed away at the age of 77. He has been involved with running the convenience store on North Fourth Street that carried his family name since 1966. The store not only carries the family name but is family ...

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11 Sep News

9-11 Ceremony in Tomahawk

Earlier today the Tomahawk Community once again gathered to remember those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. More than 3,000 people died on this date 13 years ago. Each year since those attacks the Tomahawk community has held a ceremony in recognition of those who passed, especially the firefighters and police officers and ...

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11 Sep News

Rhinelander School District Announces Habitat for Humanity Project

The School District of Rhinelander has announced a plan to build a Habit for Humanity home. This will be a collaborative effort between the High School’s Building Trades Program students and the local Habitat for Humanity (Northwoods affiliate), which presently supports Oneida and Vilas counties. Organizers say, “This will be an excellent opportunity for the ...

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10 Sep News

Elected Officials Holding Bipartisan Forum on Rural Education

Two elected officials from the area will reach across the aisle to hold a public forum tomorrow discussing public education, and rural schools in particular. Republican Senator Dale Schultz and Democratic Representative Mandy Wright will share a presentation about school funding. They are encouraging interested community members to attend, especially educators, parents and students. The ...

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10 Sep News

Public Approves Tomahawk School District Preliminary Budget

The Tomahawk School District held their annual meeting, where the public gets the opportunity to vote on several issues, including approving the preliminary budget for the upcoming year. Prior to the vote, District Administrator Sherri Baker went over the process used to determine the preliminary budget, emphasizing that many of the figures, especially on the ...

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10 Sep News

DNR Asks Hunters to Monitor Wildlife Sightings

With the start of the archery and crossbow season this weekend, the DNR is asking hunters to once again record their deer and wildlife observations. This is the sixth year for the Deer Hunter Wildlife Survey. The figures recorded are one aspect of a formula that helps the DNR get an estimate on the population ...

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10 Sep News

Scam Tips: Watch for Fraudulent Text Messages

Officials continue to educate the public on various efforts by scammers. The Better Business Bureau recently discussed a technique called cramming that sends false text messages that can lead to a monthly charge. The scam works first by sending a text claiming a gift card has been won with a link to a legitimate looking ...

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10 Sep News

Tomahawk School Board–September

In the regular school board meeting, the board approved consent agenda items including contracts for Amanda Hilgendorf-Paraprofessional and Kristine Wojner-elementary teacher Above pay contracts: Alyssa Zimmerman-content leader, Kim Gibeault- mentor, Peg McKenzie-PBIS Coach, and Nancy Herbison-Musical tech assistant; Resignations:Dawn Millard,Shonda Bartsch, Sara Miller-half time paraprofessionals, Tracy Bartz and Meghan Barker-softball coaches, Chris Kernan-student council advisor, ...

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