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24 Oct News

Maulson Receives DOT Award

While his term is ending, the outgoing Lac du Flambeau president received one additional award. Tom Maulson was awarded with the Department of Transportion’s prestigious Tribal Excellence Award. An awards dinner was held this week in Green Bay at the DOT’s annual conference. Emerson Coy, the director of Tribal Planning was a co-recipent. The honor ...

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24 Oct News

Ministry St. Mary’s Using Scrapbooking to Raise Health Awareness

The sixth annual Scrap-Out Cancer Event is taking place Friday at Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander. This fun event brings people together to scrapbook and raise awareness of maintaining women’s health and treating breast cancer. Join staff from the James Beck Cancer Center and others for this FREE fun-filled evening of scrapbooking, card-making, and ...

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24 Oct News

Tomahawk Police Report-October 24

An officer was called to a home regarding a loud fight. After speaking with both parties involved, the officer determined the incident to be verbal in nature. No further action was taken. A resident reported ATV’s racing Near East Wisconsin and 6th Street. Officers spoke with two operators who denied racing. A teen was warned ...

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23 Oct News

Public Service Foundation Provides Grants to 1st Responders

Several area first responder organizations will receive grant money in celebration of the Wisconsin Public Service Foundation. As part of the 50 year anniversary, the Foundation awarded $50,000 to the first responders through the “Safety-It’s Worth the Energy” grant. Overall 26 groups will receive funding including: the Merrill Police Department, Marathon County Sheriff’s Department, the ...

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23 Oct News

Northcentral Technical College Celebrates Welding Lab

Northcentral Technical College held an event earlier this week that celebrates the opening their upgraded, state-of-the-art welding lab. The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by several state officials including department of workforce development secretary Reggie Newson and Lt. Govenor Rebecca Kleefisch. The project included a renovation of NTC’s 11,000-square-foot existing lab to provide additional capacity ...

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23 Oct News

First Tomahawk 2015 Budget Meeting Tonight

The Tomahawk Finance Committee will begin their several meeting process to finalize next year’s city budget tonight. The city has presented the committee and the council with the draft budget. A quick glance at the working document shows a slight decrease in both expenditures and revenues. The bottom line results in the total general property ...

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23 Oct News

Tomahawk Students get to Sample Rutabaga

Some northwoods students will get a chance to experience a menu item that sounds more in place on a high end restaurant menu. Its all part of the Harvest of the Month program by Taher Food Services. We heard from Dustin Tessmer, the food service director at the Tomahawk School District. He says that along ...

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22 Oct News

Man, Dog Safe After Price County Plane Crash

A man and his dog are safe after a float plane crashed in Price County. The incident happened at just before 4pm yesterday on Big Dardis Lake northeast of Phillips. The 77 year old pilot from Florida says he was attempting to land the plane when the crash took place. The plane overturned. A citizen ...

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22 Oct News

Nicolet Hosts Prospective Students

Nicolet College hosted prospective students last night at the first of two planned events. The open house format of College Visit Day provided attendees with a chance to see what the college has to offer, student classroom activities and hear about options available to them. The event coincided with a Transfer Fair which had representatives ...

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22 Oct News

Lincoln County Social Service Building Security Upgrades

The Lincoln County Social Services building will get some much needed security upgrades. Last night the Lincoln County Board approved up to $75,000 in upgrades with a unanimous vote. Prior to that vote, social services director Mike Nelson explained that some of the services they provide do necessitate a secure premise, and this will also ...

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