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11 Nov News

Winter Awareness Week: Home Safety

With yesterday’s storm dumping plenty of snow on the ground, we continue this well-timed Winter Awareness Week across the state of Wisconsin. Yesterday we looked at safe winter driving, today we’re focusing on some winter safety around the home. Emergency management teams say the cold weather can bring some hazards including carbon monoxide poisoning and ...

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11 Nov News

Tomahawk Looks to Set 2015 Budget

The City of Tomahawk has pontponed the meetings until Thursday, November 13th due to the weather. Area taxing bodies continue to finalize their budgets as they complete the 2015 tax levy puzzle. Tonight the Tomahawk City Council will receive the budget forwarded from the Finance Committee. Finance held a series of four meetings the last ...

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11 Nov News

City Looks to Fill Alderman Term

The City of Tomahawk has pontponed the meetings until Thursday, November 13th due to the weather. Last month’s retirement of Alderman Don Nelson has left the Tomahawk city council with several openings. The first is Council President; and that issue is expected to be handled at tonight’s meeting. Nelson had previously served in that position, ...

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11 Nov News

Tomahawk Police Report

A South Fourth Street resident spoke to officers regarding a suspicious individual on his property. Officers will monitor the area, the resident was told to contact police should the person return. A Tomahawk business reported batteries stolen from vehicles. The owner was not aware of when they went missing. A resident reported a driver operating ...

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11 Nov News

Man Arrested in Woodruff Robbery

One man is in custody following a weekend gas station robbery in Oneida County. The incident happened at just after 8pm on Sunday evening at the Krist gas station in Woodruff. A man, wearing a mask and holding a handgun, demanded money. The clerk turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. Several hours later,police received ...

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10 Nov News

Winter Awareness Week: Safe Driving

Perhaps its fitting that this week has been declared Winter Awareness week in the state of Wisconsin. Emergency Management teams, Law Enforcement and other officials are teaming together to make sure Wisconsinites are prepared for the impending storm, and conditions all winter long. Today we’re focusing on winter driving. In the last five years Wisconsin ...

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10 Nov News

Sheriff’s Office Continues to Search for Missing Man

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for a man missing from for several weeks. Jeffrey Maruska has been missing since October 27. On Friday several law enforcement organizations teamed up to conduct an extensive air and ground search. This included the use of a State Patrol airplane and several K-9 search dogs. Lieutenant ...

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10 Nov News

Wausau Man Recovering After Being Hit at Accident Scene

A Wausau man assisting at a crash scene over the weekend wound up at the hospital himself. The 39 year old was among several that left their cars to assist with the two vehicle accident on Highway K and Rainbow Drive in Northern Marathon County. Joseph Rupple was helping direct traffic when he was hit ...

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10 Nov News

Oneida County Forestry to Discuss Emerald Ash Borer

After discovering Emerald Ash Borer in Rhinelander last month, the Oneida County Forestry Department is hosting a special discussion today focusing on that issue. The session will be hosted at the Nicolet College Theatre. They’ll start off with a brief history of EAB in the state of Wisconsin along with an update of the status ...

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10 Nov News

Lincoln County Sheriff Report–November 10

Two individuals, a 23 year old Merrill man and 24 year old Tomahawk man, were arrested last Monday on warrant charges following a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle was wanted in Oneida County for contempt of court. The passenger was wanted in Price County for failure to pay child support. Both were brought ...

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