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20 Feb News

Nicolet Offering FAFSA Application Assistance Event Saturday

Financial Aid forms can be a daunting task for those seeking secondary education. Tomorrow Nicolet College will host an event making the process a bit easier. The College Goal Wisconsin session will offer the opportunity along with tips on filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. Applications are entered into a ...

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20 Feb News

Tomahawk High School January Students of the Month

The Tomahawk School district recently announced their January Students of the Month. Winners include: Tanner Bartz, Foreign Language; Han McMahon, Science; Lane Beaumier, Math; Emma Kummerfelt Social Studies; Mike Lodholz, English; Emma Gane, Family and Consumer Ed.;Kirstin Marcks, business; Danielle Kurth, physical education; Elizabeth Ierulli, Music; William Jelinek, Tech Ed; Mariah Wittmann, Health.

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19 Feb News

Fire Crews Battle Overnight Blaze on Clear Lake near Tomahawk

Tomahawk area firefighters have dealt with difficult conditions as they battle a fire overnight. The fire was reported near Clear Lake early this morning and Tomahawk crews have been on the scene throughout the the night with assistance from surrounding crews. With temperatures in the twenties below zero, it has provided additional difficulties to the ...

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19 Feb News

Tomahawk School Districts Looks for Referendum Committee Community Participants

The Tomahawk School Board is seeking residents interested in participating on a committee that will explore a referendum. As we told you yesterday, the board held a special meeting earlier this week to discuss a potential shortfall of $850,000 for the upcoming school year. The board voted unanimously to use money from their fund balance ...

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19 Feb News

Howard Young Sleep Lab Receives Accredidation

Sleep, something so important to our health, but something many adults don’t get enough of. A northwoods sleep lab is looking to help, and recently received recognition. The Howard Young Medical Center sleep lab in Woodruff announced that they recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The state of the ...

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19 Feb News

Wausau Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Park Attacks

A Wausau man accused of attacking a woman in a park in 2013 was sentenced to 10 years in prison yesterday. Robert Woods had previously reached a plea deal with prosecutors. The 35 year old was convicted of three felonies, strangulation, suffocation with threats to injure and attempted armed robbery. In that deal several other ...

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19 Feb News

Two Northern Wisconsin Men Indicted on Federal Drug Charges

(AP)-A federal grand jury has incited two northern Wisconsin men on charges of conspiring to import drugs from overseas. Federal prosecutors in Madison announced Wednesday that Michael Moreno and Paul Heidbreder, both of Hayward, had been indicted. The indictment alleges that Moreno developed a source in China to obtain Alpha-PVP, a stimulant deemed illegal last ...

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18 Feb News

Tomahawk School Board to Use General Fund to Cover Shortfall

The Tomahawk School Board held a special meeting last night to discuss the budget deficit for the next school year. The main topic was covering the budget short fall of around $850,000 for next school year. The board was presented with a variety of options including reductions, pulling funds from OPEB(used to pay post employee ...

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18 Feb News

Northwoods Primary Results

It was a relatively quiet spring primary day here in the state of Wisconsin. Most communities didn’t even hold an election. Minocqua was one of the few, with a town board and school board seat up for grabs. Billy Fried advances to the general election in both races. He’ll face Mark Hartzheim and Tracy Petrie ...

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18 Feb News

Cold Weather Brings Back Safety Concerns

With temperatures across the region staying below zero the next several days, local health officials are once again reminding people about cold weather safety. The Oneida County Emergency management team highlighted 4 areas of particular concern during this cold spell. First and foremost is the risk of frostbite and hypothermia. Coupled with the wind, these ...

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