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24 Feb News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers are investigating after a woman reported her vehicle stolen by her boyfriend. She indicated that the 32 year old also took other items in the incident Friday. Officers have been in contact with both parties involved. A Tomahawk business owner reported 2 drills stolen from a work vehicle over the weekend. A Wisconsin Rapids ...

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23 Feb News

Tomahawk ‘Water Run’ Order for Portions of Community

The cold weather has once again caught up to the Tomahawk water system. As a result the city will have a water run order for various sections of the community. This includes the west side of North Fourth Street from Leather Avenue to Mohawk Drive, and also the city south of the Wisconsin River. Residents ...

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23 Feb News

Lincoln County ‘Sugar Out’

The Lincoln County Health Department is leading an effort to reduce the amount of sugar consumption with a special challenge this week. They are calling the program the Lincoln County Sugar Out. While reducing sugar can lead to a variety of health benefits, the main focus of this effort is dental health. Organizers from the ...

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23 Feb News

Lincoln County Deputies Break Up Ice Shack Party

Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies broke up a party at an ice shanty near Merrill, arresting several individuals and citing several others. A deputy was conducting checks on Lake Alexander when he noted the strong odor of marijuana coming from a shack. At that same time, a vehicle arrived, but left when seeing the squad. The ...

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23 Feb News

Slide-Off Results in Arrest for Sex Offender Violation

A registered sex offender was arrested for a violation following a vehicle slide-off in Lincoln County. A passerby reported a truck in the ditch Saturday afternoon on Dudley Road near Gleason. A sheriff’s deputy arrived and found a 16 year old driver that did not have a valid driver’s license. The passenger in the vehicle, ...

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23 Feb News

Lincoln County Sheriff Report

A 44 year old Merrill man was arrested Wednesday afternoon following a disturbance in the Town of Scott. Deputies were called to a business at just after 2pm for an apparently intoxicated man. Witnesses told Deputies the man was yelling and swearing and continued to do so after Deputies arrived. The man was brought to ...

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20 Feb News

Fatal Oneida County Snowmobile Accident

One person has died in a snowmobile accident in Oneida County. The single sled crash happened at around 5pm off of Birch Road in Lake Tomahawk. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Department says the driver left the route and struck a tree. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the victim is ...

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20 Feb News

Update: Fire Near Tomahawk has Crews on Scene for 17 Hours

Firefighters spent more than 17 hours on the scene of a fire north of Tomahawk. Crews were first called to the home on Clear Lake Road at just before 8 Wednesday evening. The home was fully involved upon arrival, and is now considered a total loss. More than 30 firefighters were on the scene from ...

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20 Feb News

Crandon Man Pleads Not Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

A Crandon man will head to trial on child pornography charges. Thirty year old Justin Bula appeared in Forest County Court yesterday. The judge ruled there is enough evidence to proceed, and Bula then pleaded not guilty to 10 counts of possession of child pornography. His December arrest was the result of a search warrant ...

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20 Feb News

Frozen Tozen Winter Festival in Boulder Jct.

People in Boulder Junction will enjoy many of the fun winter has to offer with one of the best named winter festivals in the northwoods. Tomorrow the community will host the seventh annual Frozen Tozen. Organizers say they have a wide variety of activities including an ice fishing tournament, a mile long snow shoe run, ...

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