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05 Dec News

Walker in Northwoods for Development Summit

Governor Scott Walker was in the Northwoods yesterday to kick off the Northern Economic Development Summit. This is the eighth year for the annual event held at The Waters in Minocqua. The summit allows for dialogue between local business leaders and the Governor’s Cabinet, and also features several workshops. During Walker’s address he continued his ...

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05 Dec News

Area Reservoirs Dropping, Using Caution Driving on Ice

While area reservoir levels are freezing over, the water is dropping underneath. After remaining full throughout the summer and fall, data from the WVIC shows that each is having a draw down. At this time Lake Nokomis is nearly two feet down at this time, the Willow one and a half feet. The Rainbow and ...

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05 Dec News

Santa Plans Stops in Merrill Saturday, Tomahawk Sunday

Gearing up for his journeys on Christmas eve, Santa will be making a pair of stops in Lincoln County this weekend. The first appearance will be at the Merrill Chamber of Commerce Lighted Christmas parade. This is the 24th year for the annual Christmas kick-off. The chamber says that each year they expect more than ...

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05 Dec News

Tomahawk Police Report

A teen was taken into custody after officers initially responded to a complaint about harassment via social media and text message. While speaking to the parties officers learned that the woman had an active warrant in Oneida County. She was brought to the county line and turned over to deputies. A traffic stop lead to ...

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04 Dec News

Update: Merrill Man Dies in Single Vehicle Roll Over

Officials have have released the name of a Merrill man who died in a single vehicle rollover in Lincoln County earlier this week. Emergency crews were called to Joe Snow Road at just after 12:30 Wednesday afternoon for that accident. The preliminary investigation shows the vehicle left the roadway and rolled several times in a ...

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04 Dec News

Antigo Man Sentenced in Federal Drug Case

An Antigo man accused of supplying drugs as part of a ring that reached staff at several area school districts has been sentenced. John Hunter of Antigo will spend two and a half years in prison and 4 years of extended supervision. Hunter’s case was heard in federal court, and as a result more than ...

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04 Dec News

Natural Resources Board to Discuss Invasive Species, Deer

The state’s natural resources board will examine invasive species, amongst other topics, at their meeting early next week. Proposals from the DNR include delisting 2 species, changing the regulated status of 6 species, listing 49 new prohibited species, listing 32 new restricted species The proposed rule changes also include some revised rule language and updated ...

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04 Dec News

NATH/Frederick Place Receives Donation at Student Council Summit

An area temporary housing facility was the recipient of a fundraising effort put on by northern Wisconsin student councils members. The region 2 Wisconsin Association of School Councils summit was held last month at UW-Stevens Point. Organizers say that more than three hundred Jr. High and High School students from area schools gathered to learn ...

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03 Dec News

Tomahawk Approves 2.6% Wastewater Rate Increase, Larger Increase Looms

The city of Tomahawk will raise the wastewater fees by a small percentage next year, but a larger increase could be in store. At last night’s meetings, a 2.6% increase for the wastewater or sewer rate was approved. That increase will in part cover the cost of a digester cover at the treatment facility that ...

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03 Dec News

City of Tomahawk Progressing on Oneida Drive Property Sale

The City of Tomahawk took another step towards moving a city owned property. Earlier this year the city acquired 227 Oneida Drive, a facility formally home to Harley Davidson North Plant and Universal Industries. The potential deal is with SDI Properties LLC. The holding company would house Multitek North America, an hydraulic manufacturer focused on ...

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