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17 Aug News

Lac du Flambeau Tribe Budget Referendum

One week after voters headed to the polls for the primaries, Lac du Flambeau tribal members returned yesterday for their budget referendum. According to the results presented by the tribe, the budget was rejected by just 4 votes. 162 people cast ballots 79 in favor, 83 opposed. The budget is first set by the tribal ...

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17 Aug News

Highway 86 Detoured in Ogema Through Next Week

The Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation has announced a local road closure the next two weeks. Highway 86 in Price County is currently undergoing some utility repairs due to some storm sewer issues late last week. The issues were realized on Friday in the Ogema area. According to the DoT, Traffic is detoured via WIS 13, ...

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17 Aug News

Lincoln County Board Recap

The Lincoln County Board held their August meeting starting with service recognitions: Cynthia Bula-10 years at Pine Crest and Dawn Dunbar-20 years at clerk of courts. Brenda Mueller was appointed to the board of Health as an at-large member. The board was presented with the 2015 audit report from Dave Maccoux of Schienck, he noted ...

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16 Aug News

Lincoln County Board Exploring Vehicle Registration Fee

The Lincoln County Board will explore a vehicle registration tax when they meet tonight. According to the ordinance, the fee would be an additional $20 for vehicles registered in Lincoln County. The change would result in an anticipated annual revenue of more than $500,000. The ordinance was approved by both the finance and highway committees ...

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16 Aug News

Sen. Johnson Campaigning Stop in Schofield

As we enter the final stretch of the 2016 election season, a statewide candidate returns to northern Wisconsin. Senator Ron Johnson will be in Wausau area today on a campaign stop. His visit will include a tour of Melron Corporation, an architectural hardware firm located in Schofield. The senator was in Oneida County over the ...

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16 Aug News

Centennial Annivesary of Migratory Bird Treaty

Wisconsin is joining numerous other states and provinces in celebrating a century of the Migratory Bird Treaty. Today, marks the 100 year anniversary of the historic agreement which established bird protection measures across state and international borders. According to the DNR, the centennial recognizes the continued value of birds to nature and society from pollination ...

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16 Aug News

T-Bird Country Bridge Could Rest Over North Campus Entrance

The T-Bird Country bridge continues to move closer to finding a new home. At their meeting last week, the Lakeland Union School Board approved a tentative location for the bridge. With a 5-1 vote, the board approved placing the panel over the north entrance to the school off State Highway 70. The former rail line ...

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16 Aug News

Shed Burned in Marathon County Fire

A shed at a dairy farm near the Marathon and Lincoln County line was destroyed in a fire yesterday. Fire crews were called to the Double P Dairy farm on County Road A in the Town of Hamburg yesterday afternoon. The barn was fully engulfed when crews arrived on the scene. Due to the large ...

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16 Aug News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers investigated a physical altercation at a Tomahawk residence and found evidence that a domestic disorderly conduct offense occurred. The suspect, a 29 year old Lac du Flambeau man, had left the scene prior to the officer’s arrival. He was located in Lac du Flambeau and arrested. The man was also wanted on a warrant ...

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15 Aug News

Team PCA Sweeps Thrilla on the Grill Rib Contest

Around a thousand people turned out in downtown Tomahawk over the weekend to sample some of the finest ribs the community had to offer. Main Street once again played host to the Thrilla on the Grilla Rib Throwdown. It was a full slate of 10 teams, cooking for a sell out crowd, with all 650 ...

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