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10 Aug News

Merrill MASH Blood Drive Collects Bloods, Honor Flight Contribution

In spite of a stormy day, last week’s MASH blood drive in Merrill was deemed a success. Last week, the Community Blood Center teamed with several local VFWs to host the collection effort with a MASH theme. Organizers announced that donors gave 166 units of blood. As part of the connection with the VFW, the ...

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10 Aug News

Tomahawk School Board August Recap

The Tomahawk School Board met last night for their regular August meeting. The board spent time on this month’s resignations praising the outgoing staff, with particular time on science teacher Sam Eddy. Other resignations include teachers Sara Knorr and Mara Johanson; Councilor Jennifer Aune; and Director of Pupil Services Mitch Hamm. Several of those positions ...

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09 Aug News

Election Rules Unchanged for Today’s Primary

With numerous court rulings in recent weeks regarding voting in Wisconsin, the election rules today actually remains the same as April. According to Michael Haas, interim administrator of the newly formed Wisconsin Election’s Commission, “You will need to show an acceptable photo ID to vote.” He says a voter who does not have an acceptable ...

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09 Aug News

Several Local Races on Primary Ballot

It’s election day once again here in the state of Wisconsin, as the parties are finalizing their candidates for the November general election. It is a partisan primary meaning the voters will only vote for one party’s candidates in spite of both being on paper ballots. Starting off at the top, the Democrats have a ...

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09 Aug News

Two County Races Likely Decided Today

In addition to finalizing the fall ballot, a pair of races will likely be decided today. Here in the Northwoods, there are a pair of competitive county level races with no opponents on the opposite side of the ballot. Here in Lincoln County Galen Bayne-Allison and Sidney Brubacher are both seeking to replace district attorney ...

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09 Aug News

5 Year old Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle

A tragic incident in Oneida County, as a child has died after being struck by vehicle driven by the mother. That accident occurred on Guthrie Lane in the Town of Newbold at just before 10:00am yesterday morning. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call from the mother following the accident. According to ...

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09 Aug News

Tomahawk Police Report

A business owner reported damage to flower pots and a wrought iron decoration over the weekend. A 21 year old male was identified. Officers spoke with the individual who will work with the owner on restitution. The business owner did not want to press charges. At the request of the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, Tomahawk ...

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08 Aug News

PCA Planning Temporary Wiscosin River Reservoir Drawdown Starting Aug. 22

The Tomahawk PCA Mill is planning a temporary draw down of the Wisconsin River Reservoir between the Tomahawk and Grandmother dams later this month. Starting on August 22, Mill manager Adam Webster says that PCA plans to lower the reservoir at approximately 6 inches per day until it reaches 14 feet. During the temporary draw ...

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08 Aug News

Hamm, Eddy Among Tomahawk School Resignations

With just a few weeks until the start of the school year, the Tomahawk School District will have several additional positions to fill including an administrator. According to the recently posted agenda for the August meeting, Director of Pupil Services and Special Education Mitch Hamm has submitted his resignation. In addition to Hamm, long time ...

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08 Aug News

Lincoln Hills Teen Facing Battery Charges

A teen from Lincoln Hills is facing charges following a physical altercation at the Irma facility last week. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, the 17 year old was brought to the jail charged with 2 counts of battery by a prisoner. One staff member sought medical treatment as a result of the alleged ...

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