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10 Jul News

Garage Fire in Prentice Overnight

Firefighters from Prentice battled a structure fire early this morning. Crews were initially called to the home on Green Tree Drive at around 3:30. They arrived to find a garage fully involved and the fire spreading to the attached home. Firefighters were able to put the fire out and save the home, but the garage ...

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10 Jul News

Nicolet Foundation Gives Record Number of Scholarships

While the fall semester is still a couple of months off, Nicolet College Foundation says a record number of students will receive scholarships this year. According to the foundation, they have awarded 308 scholarships for the upcoming academic year. Those scholarships range from $500 to as much as $6,000 for those recognized as community scholars. ...

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10 Jul News

37th Annual Hodag County Music Festival Starts Tonight

Tens of thousands of country music fans are converging in the Northwoods this weekend. Today marks the start of the 37th annual Hodag Music festival. Thousands of early birds took part in the “traditional chair line” yesterday. Those in attendance pick one of six lines, with the opportunity to place their chairs. Its a randomly ...

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10 Jul News

Ministry Good Sam. Hosting Afternoon Farmer’s Market

With the start of another Farmer’s Market, Lincoln County residents will have another opportunity for locally grown produce. Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center in Merrill will begin hosting a weekly farmer’s market this afternoon. The Ministry Good Samaritan Farmers Market will compliment already established Farmers Markets in Merrill which are held in Normal Park every ...

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10 Jul News

Marshfield Clinic To Return State Grant for Abandoned Rural Dental Education Project

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marshfield Clinic plans to return a $10 million state grant meant to help build a rural dental education facility. The clinic got the grant in 2010 to build the facility in Marshfield but now officials say its no longer needed. That’s because the clinic has addressed rural training needs in other ...

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10 Jul News

Wisconsin State Parks Calendar Seeking Photo Entries

The DNR is reminding state park goers to bring their cameras along for a chance to be featured in an annual calendar. This is the sixth year the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks has sponsored the photography competition. Each year they feature photographs from Wisconsin state parks, forest trails or recreation areas. The photos don’t ...

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10 Jul News

Tomahawk Bingo Winner Claims Nearly $3,000

Fifty four was the lucky number for one longtime Tomahawk resident. Wawui Ltd. has announced that at last night’s bingo game Joanne Powell covered her card on the 54th number called. By doing so she took home the progressive pot that had climbed to just under $3,000. Organizers congratulated Powell on her win and welcomed ...

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09 Jul News

Tree Causes Tomahawk Power Outages Tuesday Night

Several thousand people in the Tomahawk area were without power yesterday evening. Officials from Wisconsin Public Service say that the outage was caused by a tree downed on a power line. This happened at just after 5pm. It affected approximately 2,300 customers in the Tomahawk and Tripoli areas. Crews worked quickly to restore power, and ...

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09 Jul News

Hurd Windows and Doors Purchased by California Company

A local window and door manufacturer is being purchased by a wood products firm in California. Sierra Pacific Industries announced the purchase of Hurd Windows and Doors and Superseal Windows and Doors yesterday. Of course Hurd operates plants in both Merrill and Medford. Sierra Pacific, based in Anderson, California says they are the country’s second-largest ...

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09 Jul News

Music on the River Takes Nostalgic Trip to 50′s

This week Music on the River has their “way back machine” set to the 1950′s. That’s because the Tomahawk community will welcome the Del Rays to Veteran’s Memorial Park. This season’s fourth act, the Oshkosh based Del Rays perform classics from the 50′s and 60′s such as Elvis, Buddy Holly, Bill Haley and Jerry Lee ...

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