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22 Jun News

Deputies Rescue Eagle Struck by Vehicle

Lincoln County deputies performed a unique rescue late last week, after an eagle was struck by a vehicle. The sheriff’s office says that rescue happened along State Road 64 in the town of Pine River. The driver reported that he reached the crest of the hill where an eagle was feeding on a deer carcass. ...

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22 Jun News

Bike Tour Takes Riders Across Wisconsin

Hundreds of bicyclists left yesterday on an annual week long trek of the state along the Wisconsin River. This is the 30th year for the GReat Annual Bicycle Adventure Along the Wisconsin River or GRABAAWR. The tour starts at the headwaters of the Wisconsin River in Eagle River. Organizers say the route will follow low-traffic roads along the 427-mile length of ...

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22 Jun News

Rolling Reader Van Hopes to Build on First Week

Those in the Tomahawk should be on the look out for the bright red Rolling Readers van again today. In an effort to get students to read more, the elementary is taking the books to the students all summer long. Organizers say they checked out more than 100 books during their maiden voyage last week. ...

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22 Jun News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

Two Tomahawk women were arrested following a traffic stop last Monday. The driver showed signs of intoxication and following field sobriety tests she was taken into custody for a 1st offense of operating while intoxicated. The deputy also located numerous prescription pills which the passenger did not have a prescription for. She was also arrested ...

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19 Jun News

Tomahawk Community Says Farewell to Father John

The Tomahawk community will be saying farewell to a familiar face who has touched the lives of many over the past decade. As we had previously announced, Father John Anderson will be taking a position this month in New Richmond. To celebrate his time spent in Tomahawk and wish him goodbye, there will be an ...

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19 Jun News

Merrill Business Receives Fast Forward Grant

Department of Workforce Development Officials were on-hand in Merrill this week to recognize a local business with another Fast Forward Grant. Interflex Group, a flexible packaging manufacturer with a Merrill facility, was awarded nearly $300,000. That money will be used to train workers in partnership with Fox Valley Tech to train workers in specialized equipment ...

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19 Jun News

Tomahawk VFW, Community Businesses Raise $5k for Honor Flight

With three recent donations, the Tomahawk community’s generosity will send 10 more veterans on the Never Forgotten Honor Flight. With the help of Wurl-Feind-Ingman VFW Post, three separate fundraisers wrapped up recently raising just under $5,000. The first was made possible with Sew Pieceful Quilting Shop. The staff created a patriotic quilt called ‘Home of ...

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19 Jun News

Tomahawk Police Report

A vehicle was found over the embankment on North 4th Street. The 80 year old driver attributed the accident to a medical issue. Offficers are looking into a hit and run reported at a business parking lot. Police responded to a 911 call and while checking, found that a 31 year old male at the ...

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19 Jun News

Weston Man Pleads Not Guilty to Toddler Scalding

A Weston man accused of scalding a toddler entered a not guilty plea yesterday. 22 year old Chirstopher Kolden made a brief appearance in Marathon County Court yesterday for an arraignment. Kolden is facing 5 charges including child abuse causing great bodily harm and multiple counts of obstruction. The 16 month old child of Kolden’s ...

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19 Jun News

Area Reservoirs Fluctuating Near Full

As we officially enter summer, there is no shortage of water in the area reservoir system. The Willow, Rainbow, Nokomis and Eau Plaine all reached full earlier this spring. Since June first the 4 larger reservoirs have fluctuated within six inches of full according to Wisconsin Valley Improvement data. As has been the case for ...

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