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15 Oct News

Tomahawk School Board-October

The Tomahawk School Board met last night, and began with the announcement that Dale Ernst would not be seeking re-election when his term ends next year. Ernst has represented the city of Tomahawk on the board since 2003. The board wanted to alert the public so any interested party would have enough time to get ...

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14 Oct News

Tomahawk Welcomes Anti-Bullying Speaker

The Tomahawk area will welcome an internationally renowned author band speaker who focuses on bullying. Barbara Coloroso is making her way around Lincoln County this week with stops at the Merrill School District and Lincoln Hills yesterday, and today she’ll spend the day in Tomahawk. Coloroso’s presentations focus not only on the bully, but also ...

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14 Oct News

Two Men Arrested in Oneida County as Part of Online Sting

Two men were arrested in Oneida County as part of a larger law enforcement effort targeting online sex crimes. Overall 24 arrests were made across northern Wisconsin in Operation Aegis. Officials say the multi-jurisdictional effort “targets online predators who solicit children for the purpose of engaging in sexually explicit conduct.” Officers conducted undercover operations using ...

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14 Oct News

Nicolet College 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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14 Oct News

Prentice Elementry, Northwoods Community School Recognized by State

Several area schools were recognized by the state yesterday for their success in educating students from low-income families. Overall the state DPI awarded 173 title 1 schools of recognition in 3 categories. To be eligible, schools must receive federal Title I funding to provide services to economically disadvantaged children. A special ceremony was held in ...

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13 Oct News

Officials Seek Information on Vehicle Fire

Law Enforcement are looking the driver of a vehicle found on fire over the weekend in Lincoln County. Oneida County initially received the 911 call for a car fire on Bowman Road in the Town of Harrison Saturday night at just before midnight. The vehicle was located, full engulfed in flames. The town of Crescent ...

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13 Oct News

Tomahawk Man Jailed Following Drug Arrest

A Tomahawk man remains jailed following a drug arrest over the weekend. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says the 18 year old was arrested early Saturday morning on a felony charge of using a child for the illegal distribution or manufacture of drugs. The investigation began after a resident reported drug activity occurring in the ...

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13 Oct News

Another Craigslist Scam Reported

A Tomahawk woman became victim to a Craigslist scam and officials are reminding residents to be aware of scams that are too good to be true. The victim was seeking a vehicle using the popular classified ad website, when she found a car from out of the area. The seller offered to ship the vehicle ...

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13 Oct News

Woman Injured, Arrested Following Vehicle Rollover

A Merrill woman was injured, and arrested following a single vehicle roll-over in Lincoln County last night. The 22 year old woman from Merrill was traveling on Riverview Road in the Town of Merrill at the time of the incident. Officials say she was traveling westbound when she left the roadway, struck a mailbox and ...

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13 Oct News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report–October 13

A 14 year old Gleason youth was taken into custody, brought to secure detention and will be referred to juvenile authorities following a fight involving a firearm. Deputies investigated the incident at a Town of Pine River farm on Tuesday. Charges include second degree reckless endangering safety, endanger safety by use of a dangerous weapon ...

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