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15 Jun News

Fatal Work Accident in Mosinee

A man has died in work-related accident in Mosinee yesterday. Emergency crews were called to Crystal Finishing Systems at just before noon yesterday. The accident was said to have involved an overhead crane. Few details of the incident were immediately known as the man was alone at the time. The name of the victim was ...

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15 Jun News

Rep. Czaja Continues Listening Sessions in 35th District

Representative Mary Czaja will continue her two day tour of the northwoods today. The 35th district assembly woman has been conducting listening sessions throughout the district, with 3 additional stops planned for today. She’ll start off the morning in Merrill at TB Scott Library at 9:30. She’ll once again be joined by DNR secretary Cathy ...

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15 Jun News

Child Pornography Case Proceeds Against Tomahawk Man

The case will continue against a Tomahawk man facing child porn charges. 29 year old Joshua Dewitt had his arraignment hearing in Lincoln County Court yesterday. At that hearing, Judge Jay Tlusty ruled there is enough evidence for the case to proceed. Dewitt was arrested last month following an investigation and search of his Tomahawk ...

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15 Jun News

Tomahawk School Board-June 2016

The Tomahawk School Board held their regular meeting for the month of June. The board unanimously approved consent agenda items include several new hires. New staff include: 1st grade teachers-Amanda Koeller and Katelynn Ballweg; 4th grade teacher-Rebecca Moe; elementary PE-Tyler Steinmetz; HS Social Studies-Erin Wallis and Jennifer Aune-middle school Guidance. Staff reports summarized the year ...

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14 Jun News

Car/Deer Strikes on the Rise for June

Drivers should be using extra caution as car-deer strikes are on the rise this month in Northern Wisconsin. Deer activity generally increases in June as does search for places to give birth and young deer separate from their mothers. With this increased activity, drivers may encounter more deer darting into the paths of their vehicles ...

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14 Jun News

Rep. Czaja Hosting Series of Listening Sessions

Representative Mary Czaja will be meeting with constituents here in the northwoods the next several days. The 35th district assembly woman has 4 listening sessions planned today and tomorrow throughout her district. The gatherings get underway this afternoon on the North Central Technical College Antigo Campus from 3 to 4pm. She will be joined by ...

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14 Jun News

Nicolet Launches Flexible/Part Time Nurshing Sequence

Sometimes secondary education can be difficult for those with other obligations during traditional daytime classes. For those interested in the nursing field, Nicolet College has announced they are launching a series of part-time and flexible classes. Dean of Health Occupations Lenore Blemke says, “We’re seeing an increasing number of people who want a career in ...

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14 Jun News

Tomahawk VFW, American Legion Host Flag Retirement Ceremony

While the symbol and meaning remain, sometimes the actual physical flag needs to replaced. Following set guidelines and coinciding with Flag Day on June 14th, ceremonies will be held across the country for the retirement of unserviceable US Flags. That includes here in Tomahawk where the American Legion Post 93 and the VFW Post 2687 ...

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14 Jun News

Tomahawk Police Report

Police were contacted regarding a 15 year old driving with another teen. The teen will be cited for violating his instructional license. Officers received a report of a man hitchhiking. After making contact with the 27 year old, officers learned he had a warrant through Oneida County. Officers also located THC and drug paraphernalia in ...

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13 Jun News

Car Strikes Man Doing Yard Work in Vilas County

A Vilas County man has died after being struck by a vehicle while doing yard work. That accident happened yesterday morning along Highway 17 in the Town of Washington, just outside Eagle River. The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office says that the man was blowing leaves along the shoulder of the road at the time. The ...

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