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11 Jan News

Initial Appearance for Burglary Suspect in Oneida County

A Lac du Flambeau man is expected to make his initial appearance in Oneida County Court as a result of a series of break-ins last winter. Robert Smith was one of two men arrested last January for a string of home burglaries along Highway 70. Because the alleged incidents occurred in two jurisdictions, Smith was […]

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11 Jan News

Tomahawk School District Closed today, January 11, 2017

Due to the weather and poor road conditions, the Tomahawk School District is closed today, January 11, 2017. St. Mary’s School – Tomahawk, also will not have classes today.

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10 Jan News

Tomahawk School Board to Discuss Finalizing Referendum Question for April

A decision on whether the Tomahawk School District will go to referendum this spring, is likely to come this evening. The district board of education has been discussing a referendum for the better part of four years now. The talks have ebbed and flowed over that time, but discussions have really picked up in the […]

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10 Jan News

Update: Victim Identified in Fatal Oneida County Crash

Officials have released additional details in a fatal crash in Oneida County this past weekend. That crash happened on Highway 45 in the Township of Stella, near Three Lakes. A patrolling deputy came across the crash Saturday night at just after 7pm. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office has now identified the victim as 60 year […]

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10 Jan News

Live Sustainable, Lincoln County Explores ‘Gardening as Therapy’

The ground is frozen solid and snow is falling, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start to think about gardening. Live Sustainable, Lincoln County and the UW-Extension are partnering this evening to do just that, with their Gardening as Therapy Web Conference. Using horticulture as a therapeutic outlet is a unique and growing trend. In […]

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10 Jan News

Rhinelander Student Wins Statewide Outdoor Poetry Contest

A Rhinelander Middle School student won a statewide writing competition and her work will now be submitted to a national competition as well. Bella Newlin is a seventh grade student at James Williams Middle School. According to the district, she placed 1st in the poetry division of Wisconsin Outdoor News annual youth writing contest. The […]

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10 Jan News

Oneida County Man Reaches Plea, Sentenced in Huffing Crash

A Harshaw man who police say was huffing prior to an accident last winter has reached a plea deal. Investigators said that 32 year old Michael Truby was behind the wheel when his vehicle crashed on Highway 17 in Rhinelander last December. There were 3 occupants in the vehicle including an infant. Officials determined that […]

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10 Jan News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers are investigating the alleged theft of a cell phone, prescription medications, and cash. The victim was able to provide a suspect, and officers are following up with that individual. Officers were called to a Pine Ridge Lane residence for a fight Saturday morning. After speaking with the parties involved, a 22 year old male […]

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09 Jan News

Lincoln County Woman Loses $1,300 in Ebay Scam

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents to mindful of their online activities after a woman lost more than $1,300 in a scam. The Sheriff’s Office says the woman became interested in a motor home on Craigslist which linked to an Ebay auction. She told deputies she won the auction, and the seller required […]

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09 Jan News

Prison Time for Tripoli Man who Caused April Stand-Off

A Tripoli man was sentenced to three years of prison following a several hour standoff at his residence last spring. Back in September, 60 year old Kenneth Welsh pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of endangering safety and operating a firearm while intoxicated. He was sentenced Friday afternoon in Oneida County Court. Welsh was […]

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