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17 Mar News

Tomahawk Public Library Receives Natural Resources Education Funding

This month the Tomahawk Public Library will begin receiving annual money to help provide children’s education of the natural world around them. The money comes from the Tomahawk Public Library Natural Resources Education fund, established by David and Joyce Weizenicker. The fund is managed by the larger Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, which holds over ...

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17 Mar News

Merrill Man Sentenced for Courthouse Threats

  A Merrill man accused of making threats towards the Lincoln County Courthouse and officials who work there will initially avoid jail time. 47 year old Jack Martinsen was sentenced in Lincoln County Court last week after reaching a plea deal. He was facing six charges including 3 each of making a bomb scare and ...

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17 Mar News

Plea in Works for Medford Bomb Threat Case

An Athens teen accused of making a bomb threat at Medford High School via social media is working on a plea deal. Jacob Gouza will be in Taylor County Court later this morning. The 18 year old is facing a single felony county of making a bomb scare. The incident happened in October of last ...

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17 Mar News

DOT Meeting on 51 Project in Arbor Vitae/Woodruff

The Department of Transportation will be hosting a meeting this evening to discuss future improvements to Highway 51 in the Minocqua area. This is the third such public meeting to discuss work between 3rd street and Highway 70 in Woodruff and Arbor Vitae. At tonight’s meeting officials will present revised preferred alternatives based on public ...

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17 Mar News

Tomahawk High School Solo and Ensemble State Festival Qualifiers

The Tomahawk Music Department had a strong showing at this weekend’s Solo and Ensemble Festival. Students from both the Tomahawk Middle School and High School joined other northwoods students at the event hosted at Northland Pines High School. The musicians performed in various classes based on music difficulty. Several ensembles and solos from Tomahawk were ...

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16 Mar News

Car Removed from Wisconsin River in Wausau

Several individuals from Wausau may have grabbed a Big Mac after allegedly putting a vehicle into the water intentionally. Police pulled an empty sedan from the Wisconsin River in Wausau at just before 10 last night. Officials said the vehicle was partially submerged with the lights still on. Investigators found 3 sets of footprints leaving ...

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16 Mar News

Weekend Pursuit in Lincoln County Leads to Several Arrests

Several individuals were arrested following a high speed pursuit in Lincoln County over the weekend. The Sheriff’s Office first received a call of two trucks driving recklessly and speeding on Highway 51 near Irma. A patrol deputy located the two trucks traveling in excess of 90 miles per hour according to the report. The deputy ...

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16 Mar News

Reminder to Properly Dispose of Waste or Risk Citations

With spring right around the corner, officials are reminding residents to properly dispose of their spring cleaning refuse. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says that spring is the most common time of the year for their deputies to receive complaints about illegal garbage dumping. That garbage ends up costing townships, the highway department and land ...

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16 Mar News

Some Summer Traffic Projects Getting Underway in North Central Wisconsin

A sure sign of the start of spring is the beginning of road construction season. A few projects in Northern Wisconsin will be getting underway this week. The Department of Transportation says that an ongoing bridge project on Highway 29 in Marathon County will resume today. That project involves widening and replacing two decks over ...

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16 Mar News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

Traffic was delayed for more than 3 hours on Highway 86 after a pulp truck rolled last Monday. The driver told deputies he got too far over when avoiding a deer, causing the trailer to kick out. The driver was not injured in the incident. A single vehicle crash Tuesday night left a 66 year ...

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