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14 Jul News

Antigo Officer Receives Medal of Valor for Prom Shooting Response

An Antigo police officer received one of the department’s highest honors for his life saving efforts in a prom night shooting. At last night’s meeting, the Antigo City Council presented officer Andy Hopfensperger with a Medal of Valor. Several of the students he was credited with saving were on hand for the ceremony, honored as ...

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14 Jul News

Lac du Flambeau Passes Emergency Rule in Response to Moose Shooting

The Lac du Flambeau Tribal Council responded quickly to the shooting of a moose, enacting emergency rules. A member of the tribe was responsible for killing a moose back on July 6 and Lac du Flambeau police investigated the incident. In a news release, the Council said, “the Tribe does not condone shooting moose, recognizing ...

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14 Jul News

Marcus Wydeven Work Zone Safety Awareness Day

One year ago, a longtime Lincoln County Highway Department employee was struck and killed and today he is being remembered. Last week, the department declared July 14 as Marcus Wydeven Work Zone Safety Awareness Day. Wydeven was working as a flag man on a Highway 17 construction project at the time of that tragic accident. ...

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14 Jul News

Rhinelander Council Uses Online Survey for Intersection Design

The Rhinelander City Council has taken the online recommendation of their citizens on a change to the downtown construction project. The plans initially called for a decorative design at the intersection of Brown and Davenport Streets. During the construction process, crews located some subsurface vaults within the intersection that couldn’t be removed and forced the ...

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14 Jul News

Rep. Czaja Holding Listening Sessions

Our State Assembly woman will be reaching out to constituents once again. Representative Mary Czaja announced that she will be holding listening sessions in the 35th Assembly district today and again next week. During some of the 7 sessions, Czaja will be joined by state officials including Veterans Affairs Secretary John Scocos for today’s sessions. ...

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13 Jul News

Gov. Declares State of Emergency for 8 Counties

Communities in Northern Wisconsin continue to clean up after some severe weather passed across the region early yesterday morning. While the hardest hit areas were to the north and west of our listening area, one bordering county has been included in a State of Emergency. Governor Scott Walker’s declaration covers 8 counties overall including Price ...

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13 Jul News

Ascension Names Northern Wisconsin Regional President

A Northwoods healthcare provider has identified a new regional president. Over the past several years, Affinity, Columbia St. Mary’s, Wheaton Franciscan and Ministry Healthcare have all joined under the Ascension Wisconsin Umbrella. Earlier this year they announced that they would transition to a Northern and Southern region in Wisconsin, each lead by a regional president. ...

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13 Jul News

Music on the River Featuring the Jimmys

Music on the River here in Tomahawk enters the second half of their summer schedule with a returning favorite. For the third consecutive year, The Jimmys will play the Veteran’s Memorial Park Pavilion. The 8 piece band features horns, guitars and keyboards. They are highly decorated with numerous Wisconsin based music awards. A long time ...

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13 Jul News

Tomahawk School Board Recap

The Tomahawk School Board continues to hold discussions regarding an expected referendum. While a final ballot measure and date haven’t been approved, the board did take one additional step at last night’s meeting. The board approved a school perceptions community survey. The survey was deemed extremely valuable to get a feel of the community. The ...

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12 Jul News

Overnight Storms Leave Thousands without Power Tuesday Morning

A storm cell passed across northern Wisconsin overnight leaving numerous downed trees and thousands without power. Outages peaked at around sunrise when 18,000 Wisconsin Public Service Customers were without power. Minocqua was the hardest hit with 3,300. Tomahawk, Rhinelander and Hazelhurst all had around 1,800 customers without power as well. Crews have been mobilized to ...

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