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28 Jan News

Podcast: Tomahawk Mayoral Candidates Participate in Forum

Listen to the mayoral forum.   While not as contentious as the partisan debates for national office, Tomahawk Mayoral candidates gathered for a forum last night. For the first time in recent memory, the city will have a primary for mayor with 4 candidates seeking the office. They include: current mayor Clareanne Stocker, current alderman ...

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28 Jan News

Partial Sidewalk Planned in 2017 Southgate Drive Project

The scope of an upcoming road project in Tomahawk planned for 2017 became a bit clearer last night. Officials had previously focused on work along Southgate Drive. The work would coincide with the county’s work on County Road S. By scheduling the construction at the same time, the city would likely save money. Last night ...

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28 Jan News

Marshfield Clinic Planning New Facility in Marshfield

Another hospital project is being planned for the region. With approval by the Marshfield City Council, the Marshfield Clinic will move forward with plans for a 7 story, 200 bed facility. It will be located adjacent to the existing East Wing building. They hope to open the facility in early 2018, and the project could ...

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28 Jan News

Marshfield Clinic, Staff Raise Money and Food for Lakeland Pantry

A generous month of giving has continued here in the Northwoods, the most recent recipient, the Lakeland Food Pantry. Coordinated by human resources representatives, the staff at the Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center held a food drive and monetary collection. In the end they donated more than 80 pounds of food items and nearly $700. At ...

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28 Jan News

Data Privacy Day

In a technological world, we all need to be cautious about computer viruses, malware, and information breaches. Today is Data Privacy Day, and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is asking consumers to think about how they use the internet, question the amount of information they are sharing online, and evaluate ...

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27 Jan News

Tomahawk Mayoral Forum Wednesday Night

With the primary inside of a month, and a crowded field; the Tomahawk community will have the opportunity to hear from the mayoral candidates this evening. When the nomination period closed earlier this month, 4 candidates completed the necessary paperwork to appear on the ballot. It includes: incumbent mayor Clareanne Stocker, alderman Mickey Loka, former ...

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27 Jan News

Bank Merger Involving First Merit in the Works

A Midwestern bank merger could affect local branches. Reports yesterday indicate that Huntington National Bank will be purchasing First Merit Corp. First Merit has 48 branches in Wisconsin including locations here in Tomahawk, Antigo and Minocqua. Those First Merit branches were re-branded following a separate merger with Citizen’s Bank in 2013. Both institutions involved in ...

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27 Jan News

2016 Black Bear Quotas on Natural Resources Board Agenda

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will be meeting this morning. One of the items on their agenda is setting the black bear quota for the 2016 hunting season. The state has four zones, with three converging right here in Lincoln County. South of Highway 64 is zone C and that quota would remain unchanged. Two ...

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27 Jan News

One Injured in Antigo House Fire

A teen suffered injuries in a house fire yesterday in Antigo. That fire occurred at a family home on Dorr Street at just after 11:00am. The teen was able to escape onto a roofed porch area. Officials say he was taken to an area hospital, and he is expected to recover. Two others were also ...

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26 Jan News

Downtown Tomahawk to be Featured at National Main St. Conference

Downtown Tomahawk will be featured in a breakout session at a national conference later this year.  Milwaukee has been selected to host the 2016 ‘Main Street Now’ conference. Coming up in May, an estimated 1,500 Main Street directors, volunteers, architects, consultants and planners from across the country will attend this 3 day conference. According to ...

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