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13 Apr News

DNR Rules Meetings in Each County Tonight

The DNR will be hosting meetings in each of the state’s 72 counties tonight to discuss and get feed back on proposed rules changes. This year there are 112 questions that cover a broad array of proposed changes for state hunting, trapping and fishing rules. The entire questionnaire is available on the DNR’s website for ...

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13 Apr News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

Tomahawk Firefighters along with Deputies responded on Thursday morning for a reported structure fire in the Town of Skanawan. Just after 11:00 AM a resident on County Rd H near Silver Lake reported the hearing strange sounds and finding smoke and flames coming out of the back of a seasonal home. Firefighters indicated the fire ...

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10 Apr News

32nd Annual Tomahawk Home Sport and Travel Show

32st Annual Home Sport and Travel Show Once again more than 75 businesses will participating in this year’s Tomahawk Home, Sport and Travel Show with Health Expo. This weekend will mark the 32nd year for the event, once again held at the Tomahawk School Complex. Participating businesses and professionals will offer ideas and products on ...

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10 Apr News

Alert Tomahawk Residents Avoid Scam Attempts

Several Tomahawk residents were contacted by ever-persistent scammers this week. Fortunately both individuals realized the schemes before they progressed. In one attempt, included in the police report, the scammer calls claiming his dog was taken by the victims child. The scammer says the dog was injured and demanding money for treatment of the animal. The ...

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10 Apr News

No Referendum Decision Made at Tomahawk School Board Special Meeting

The Tomahawk School Board held a special meeting last night as they continue to discuss the possibility of a referendum. While no action was taken at last meeting, board members said there was a lot of good discussion with those in attendance. It was a well-attended meeting including members of the public and district staff. ...

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10 Apr News

Church Mutual to Lease Vacant Walmart Facility in Merrill

Church Mutual Insurance Company is exploring moving some of their staff into the vacant facility which used to house the Merrill Wal-mart. The casualty and property insurance company recently signed a lease to move a portion their ever growing operations. They currently employ more than 700 people. The transition is expected to begin later this ...

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10 Apr News

State School Archery Competition in Wausau Area Today

Some of the top student archers in the state will be in Central Wisconsin today. Rothschild is hosting the 2015 Wisconsin National Archery in Schools Program at the Central Wisconsin Convention and Expo Center. This year’s event will feature archers in grades four through 12 from 59 schools throughout Wisconsin. Currently, more than 1,400 students ...

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10 Apr News

Wausau City Council President Receives Threatening Letter

Police are investigating a threatening letter sent to the president of the Wausau City Council. That letter, mailed to president Romey Wagner’s home, arrived on Wednesday. Investigators say it contained a white powdery substance, which after testing, they believe is corn starch. At the onset a large number of local, state, and federal agencies explored ...

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09 Apr News

Lightning Strike May Have Caused Barn Fire

Several animals died in a barn fire in Lincoln County overnight. Firefighters and emergency personnel were called to County Line Road near Gleason at 3:30 this morning for a fully engulfed barn fire. By the time crews arrived at the scene the barn had collapsed. The sheriff’s office says that there were several animals including ...

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09 Apr News

Dam Safety Awareness Week Across Wisconsin

With area waterways opening up, several groups are urging fishing and water recreational enthusiasts to be safe around dams and hydroelectric facilities. This week has been declared Dam Safety Awareness Week across the state of Wisconsin. The week’s purpose is to emphasize the importance of safety near dams and on waterways to help prevent accidents. ...

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