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23 Nov News

Rhinelander Names New Crescent Principal

The Rhinelander School District has filled a vacant principal position at one of their elementary schools. The district announced yesterday that Gayle Daniel will take over as principal at Crescent School. Daniel works at the Northland Pines School District where she served as Director of Instruction. She previously serving at St. Germain elementary. Daniel will […]

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23 Nov News

Use Safe Handling to Avoid Food Related Illness

With many people prepping a Thanksgiving feast for tomorrow, it’s important to remember food safety. Amanda Kostman with the local UW-Extension offered up some tips to ensure that people avoid an illness due to unsafe food handling. First up your bird, hopefully its already in the process of thawing. Kostman reminds to keep the temperature […]

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22 Nov News

Update: Additional Details on Tomahawk School District Report Card

As we told you yesterday, the Tomahawk School District earned an ‘exceeds expectations’ score on their most recent report card. The Department of Public Instruction creates district report cards for each school in the state. They are intended to help schools and districts utilize data on specific measures to target improvement areas. The Tomahawk score […]

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22 Nov News

Update: Opening Weekend Deer Harvest Remains Strong in Northwoods

With Sunday’s results factored in, preliminary opening weekend harvest numbers remained strong for northwoods hunters. According to DNR data released yesterday, Lincoln County hunters registered 1,018 deer opening weekend, up from 882 last year. Oneida and Vilas Counties remained above last year’s pace as well each up 22%. Their registrations were 984 and 685 respectively. […]

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22 Nov News

Governor Announces Taylor County Airport Project Funding

The Taylor County Airport in Medford is the latest to be awarded state and federal funding for improvements. Governor Scott Walker announced the $700,000 project yesterday. Much of the work will be on developing the hangar area. According to project manager Stacey Miller, the project will include the construction of a new hangar taxi-lane, access […]

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22 Nov News

Fire Closes Highway 8 in Forest County

A fire at a Forest County restaurant led to the closure of Highway 8 for nearly 8 hours last night. That fire occurred at the Silver Lake Inn and Supper Club along Highway 8 in Laona. Firefighters were first alerted of the fire at around 6pm. Crews arrived to find the fire in the restaurant […]

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22 Nov News

Tomahawk Sends 32 Students to Regional Choir Festival

Thirty-two Tomahawk students recently had the opportunity to participate in a day-long choral musical festival with students from across the northwoods. The event, dubbed ‘Singing in Wisconsin’ was hosted at 4 locations across the state including Wausau West. At the Wausau event, 15 northwoods schools sent 250 students altogether. The 32 Tomahawk participants ranged from […]

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21 Nov News

Tomahawk One Act Play Performs at State

It was a successful trip to state for the Tomahawk High School One Act Play. The cast and crew traveled to Stevens Point on Friday for their performance of “They Eat Sunshine, Not Zebras.” That’s where they earned all-state recognition. They also received an Outstanding Ensemble Award, and Grace Latzig received an Outstanding Acting Award […]

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21 Nov News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

A 61 year old Prentice man was arrested Thursday evening after deputies responded to a disturbance. The incident was reported at a Town of Wilson establishment at just after 7:00pm. As a result, the man was arrested for disorderly conduct. He was brought to the jail where he was able to post bond and was […]

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21 Nov News

Update:Human Remains Found in Rib Mountain State Park

Officials now believe human remains found by hunters in the Wausau area last week were the result of a suicide. Several hunters came across a decomposing body in Rib Mountain State Park on Thursday. The Sheriff’s Office noted at the time that the body was badly decomposed. A preliminary autopsy showed the remains were that […]

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