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22 Oct News

Lincoln County Board Gets Report on Proposed Budget

The slightest of increases was the takeaway from the preliminary budget proposal last night. While work has been ongoing at the committee level and through updates, last night the full county board got a quick rundown of the budget that will appear on next month’s agenda. It was Administrative Coordinator Randy Scholz who presented that ...

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22 Oct News

Lincoln County Supervisor Learns at WCA Conference

One county board supervisor is looking to Fond du Lac County for ideas he would like to see discussed further. Supervisor Jim Alber recently attended the WCA annual conference and shared his experiences with the board. His biggest impression came from the developments made in Fond du Lac County recently. Alber briefly discussed the situation ...

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22 Oct News

Lincoln County Board Recap–October

Last Night’s Lincoln County Board meeting began with the expected retirement of Don Nelson from the board. Nelson, will be relocating to New York for a new job. He spoke briefly about the accomplishments of the board, thanked them and said he looked forward to returning to the area to see the continued progress. Four ...

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21 Oct News

Airport Improvements Upcoming in Manitowish Waters

With approval at the state level, the Manitowish Waters Municipal Airport will be getting a facelift. Gov. Scott Walker through the Department of Transportation announced the project yesterday. According to DOT engineer Ryan Donnely, the project will address all pavements at the airport. This includes an upgrade to the primary runway which Donnelly says has ...

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21 Oct News

Head of Workforce Development Stops in Wausau

The head of the Wisconsin Department of Work Force Development was in North Central Wisconsin to discuss improvements in the area, especially focusing on those with disabilities. Secretary Reggie Newson spoke to the Wausau Rotary during their annual luncheon, discussing additional programs and spending in both worker training and technical college grants. Newson highlighted several ...

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21 Oct News

Officials Working on Next Year’s Budgets

As the calendar transitions from October to November, the various levels of local government are looking ahead to 2015, working on and finalizing next year’s budgets. November is generally when the school districts, municipalities and counties set their budgets for the following year. Locally each group is doing just that. The city of Tomahawk has ...

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21 Oct News

THS September Students of the Month

The Tomahawk School District has announced their September students of the month. They are: Lizabeth Edwardsen – English Morgan Waye Music Erika Vallier – Science Kayla Martin – Art Emmy Larson – Business Emily Verkilen – Foreign Language Keagan Jach – Technology Ed Cody Walters – Mathematics Grant Alvey – Family and Consumer Ed. Leo ...

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21 Oct News

Rhinelander Food Pantry Open House

After a few weeks to settle in, the Rhinelander Food Pantry is inviting the community to see their new location. The Rhinelander Food Pantry completed their move the first week in October. The new facility is on Coon Street at the former location of Golden Harvest. During the process, organizers said the new location will ...

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21 Oct News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers are investigating after a complaint was made regarding a stolen and then used child support debit card. A Tomahawk business reported a former employee at the location being disruptive with customers. Officers spoke with the woman, who agreed to leave the business. No further action was taken. A two vehicle accident was reported on ...

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20 Oct News

Hunter Found after Going Missing for Brief Time

A missing hunter scare in Lincoln County has law enforcement officials reminding hunters to take advantage of technology at their fingertips. The incident happened this past week in the Town of Somo. A 911 caller reported an out of state hunter did not return from his outing. The caller reported the man was not familiar ...

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