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20 Oct News

Another Wolf Zone to Close Today

By the end of today, two thirds of the state’s wolf zones will be closed. The DNR has announced that zone 5 in west central Wisconsin will be closing as of 6:30 tonight. Hunters have registered 12 of 20 wolves in that zone. This follows the closures of zones 1 and 4 on Sunday. Zone ...

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20 Oct News

Nicolet Seeks Input on Next President

Nicolet is seeking input from the public on attributes they would like to see in the next president of the Technical College. The college has been operating with interim president Kenneth Urban over the summer. Previous president Elizabeth Burmaster left Nicolet back in June to serve as president of Frederick Community College in her hometown ...

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20 Oct News

Early Voting Begins in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin residents can start heading to their local clerks’ offices this week to cast early ballots for the November 4th election. Early voting is set to begin Monday and run through October 31st. Municipal clerks can hold early voting from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday during those two ...

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20 Oct News

Lincoln County Sheriff Report

An 18 year old Merrill man was cited by a Deputy for reckless driving on Monday morning after a driving complaint near the high school. A Deputy stopped the suspect’s vehicle after a caller reported a vehicle left the high school at a speed estimated to be well over the speed limit. The driver admitted ...

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17 Oct News

Tomahawk Health and Wellness Fair

It is time once again for the annual Tomahawk Community Health and Wellness Fair coming up tomorrow. This is the 18th year for the event where the Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation teams with Ministry Medical Group and Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital to offer free health screenings for the community. Those screenings include cholesterol and diabetes, ...

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17 Oct News

Lac du Flambeau Tribal Police Grants

The Lac du Flambeau tribe will receive a pair of grants totaling nearly $800,000. Both grants will assist the tribal police department. The first will tackle underage drinking and juvenile arrests in Vilas County. The $380,000 will enable the tribe to assist those youth through the Youth Healing to Wellness Court with specialized support, AODA ...

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17 Oct News

Area Health Provider Preparing in case of Infectious Outbreaks

While there have been no reported cases of Ebola in Wisconsin, at least one health care system is making sure they are prepared for an incident. Ministry Health Care says they are working closely with Ascension Health, the US Dept. of Health and Human Services, the CDC and other state and local partners. Officials said ...

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17 Oct News

Wisconsin Celebrates “Rustic Roads”

This week the entire state of Wisconsin is recognizing the 115 roads that have been designated as rustic roads. This is the fortieth year of the “Rustic Roads” program, a partnership between the Departments of Transportation and Tourism. A ten member board provides the distinction through a nomination process. The roads are designated in part ...

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17 Oct News

Tomahawk Hosting District 1 Act Plays

Eight high school drama teams will take to the stage tomorrow in Tomahawk for the district one act theater competition. Host Tomahawk will perform first starting at 8:30 with their rendition of “The Ever After.” Popular Characters including Jiminy Cricket, Snow White and Cinderella will hit the daytime talk show circuit to try and resolve ...

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16 Oct News

Rural Schools See ~15% Decrease in State General Aid

While the state general aid to school districts was up overall, the money wasn’t distributed evenly. In fact most northwoods schools saw another decrease in that state funding. The Department of Public Instruction released the certified state aid figures yesterday, and those numbers were similar to the estimates released earlier this summer. The net total ...

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