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24 Nov News

Northern Numbers Remain Strong at Midway Point of Hunting Season

At the midway point of the 9 day hunting season, some counties in Northern Wisconsin are already approaching last year’s overall totals. It continues a trend that we saw both opening day and opening weekend, with areas within the Northern Forest Zone seeing an uptick in deer registrations. Here in Lincoln County hunters have harvested […]

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24 Nov News

Keynote Speaker Named for Hunger and Homeless Summit in Northern Wisconsin

The upcoming Hunger and Homelessness Summit held here in the Northwoods now has its keynote speaker. According to US Representative Sean Duffy, Robert Woodson Sr will lead the discussion at next months event her in north central Wisconsin. Woodson is the founder and president of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise. Duffy said in the announcement, […]

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24 Nov News

Volunteers Host Annual Tomahawk Community Thanksgiving

The Tomahawk community will once again provide the opportunity for people to enjoy Thanksgiving with their neighbors and friends. Volunteers have once again been busy in the kitchen for the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Organizers are planning on serving up a traditional holiday meal including turkey and all the fixings. They say its a way […]

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24 Nov News

Local Church Collects Filled Shoe Boxes for Operation Christmas Child

On this Thanksgiving, we recognize one local church that continues their giving ways for those less fortunate this holiday season. Over the past few weeks, The Northwoods Vineyard Church in Tomahawk has once again participated in Operation Christmas Child. The national organization collects items such as toys, school supplies, and clothes to be placed in […]

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23 Nov News

Native American Drug and Gang Initiative Receives National Award

A joint task force aimed at tackling drug and gang issues on Wisconsin reservations has received a national recognition. The Native American Drug and Gang Initiative (NAGDI) received the 2016 Honoring Nations Award from the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development. The Initiative was created in 2007 to combat illegal drug use and gang […]

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23 Nov News

District Report Cards Part 3: Local District Scores

Wrapping up our series on school district report cards, which we have brought you this week focusing on Tomahawk; today we’ll look at how some other local districts scored. Those district report cards were released by the Department of Public Instruction late last week. They grade districts with scores in 4 categories: student achievement, student […]

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23 Nov News

Rhinelander Names New Crescent Principal

The Rhinelander School District has filled a vacant principal position at one of their elementary schools. The district announced yesterday that Gayle Daniel will take over as principal at Crescent School. Daniel works at the Northland Pines School District where she served as Director of Instruction. She previously serving at St. Germain elementary. Daniel will […]

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23 Nov News

Use Safe Handling to Avoid Food Related Illness

With many people prepping a Thanksgiving feast for tomorrow, it’s important to remember food safety. Amanda Kostman with the local UW-Extension offered up some tips to ensure that people avoid an illness due to unsafe food handling. First up your bird, hopefully its already in the process of thawing. Kostman reminds to keep the temperature […]

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22 Nov News

Update: Additional Details on Tomahawk School District Report Card

As we told you yesterday, the Tomahawk School District earned an ‘exceeds expectations’ score on their most recent report card. The Department of Public Instruction creates district report cards for each school in the state. They are intended to help schools and districts utilize data on specific measures to target improvement areas. The Tomahawk score […]

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22 Nov News

Update: Opening Weekend Deer Harvest Remains Strong in Northwoods

With Sunday’s results factored in, preliminary opening weekend harvest numbers remained strong for northwoods hunters. According to DNR data released yesterday, Lincoln County hunters registered 1,018 deer opening weekend, up from 882 last year. Oneida and Vilas Counties remained above last year’s pace as well each up 22%. Their registrations were 984 and 685 respectively. […]

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