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19 Nov News

DNR:Gun Licenses Down Slightly; Weather, Crossbows May Have Contributed

DNR officials believe a variety of factors have contributed to a slight decline in early gun deer licenses sales leading up to this weekend’s opener. The DNR says that as of Monday sales for the 9 day season were down around 11,000 licenses, or 2 percent the same point last year. DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp ...

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19 Nov News

Tomahawk VFW Meat Raffle Tonight

The Tomahawk Area VFW is raising money for a good cause while also providing a chance to stock up the freezer. This evening the Wurl-Fiend-Ingman VFW Post 2687 will hold another meat raffle. Proceeds at tonight’s event will go towards the Never Forgotten Honor Flight, the Wounded Warrior in Action Foundation and other VFW projects. ...

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19 Nov News

Little Rice FD Treasurer Working on Plea Deal

The former treasurer of the Little Rice Fire Department may avoid trial in her theft case. Ragina Reimert is accused of transferring money from the Little Rice Fire Department into her own account. Back in August she was charged with theft and misconduct in public office in Oneida County Court. Her husband resigned from the ...

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18 Nov News

No Charges in Rhinelander ‘Inappropriate Photo’ Investigation

After a several week investigation, no charges will be filed against Rhinelander students involved in the sharing of inappropriate photos. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office made that announcement in a joint statement with the school district yesterday. The investigation began last month when school officials were made aware of the photos being shared by cell ...

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18 Nov News

Additional Details on Medford Hunting Stand Fire Death

MEDFORD, Wis. (AP) — Taylor County sheriff’s officials has released new information about the human remains found in the rubble of a tree stand fire.  Investigators believe the remains are that of Todd Sikora, 52, of Medord but they are still waiting for confirmation. The sheriff’s department was notified about a missing person over the ...

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18 Nov News

Tomahawk Approves A New Credit Card Vendor

City of Tomahawk residents will soon have another way to pay their bills after action from the council last week. The agreement with Government Payment Services Inc. or GovPayNet will allow residents to eventually make payments for municipal bills online, in addition to the normal in person payments. Other payments methods including cash, check and ...

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18 Nov News

Tomahawk 1-Act Play Performs in Lead up to State

The state-bound Tomahawk Drama team is getting in one last day of performances in the lead up to their competition later this week. The one act play qualified for the state competition earlier this month with their performance of “The Ever After.” Its a take on what happens after classic fairy tales say “happily ever ...

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18 Nov News

Tomahawk Police Report–November 18

  A Tomahawk business owner reported items stolen from the back garage of their facility on North 4th Street. The Merrill Police Department requested officers contact a man in Tomahawk regarding harassment via telephone. The 51 year old told officers he would not stop until a judge told him to. This lead to his arrest ...

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17 Nov News

Missing Taylor County Man May Have Burned in Hunting Stand Accident

A missing person search in Taylor County has turned into an accidental death investigation. The Taylor County Sheriff’s office received the report of a missing 52 year old man early Saturday morning after he failed to meet up with the reporting party. A search of the man’s property near Medford lead to a startling discovery. ...

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17 Nov News

Storage Unit Break-ins in Lincoln County

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in the burglary of numerous storage units. A patrol deputy came across the break-in earlier this morning on Brandenburg Avenue near the Marathon County Line in the Town of Scott. In all the deputy says eight storage units were entered by having their locks cut ...

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