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13 Jul News

Music on the River Featuring the Jimmys

Music on the River here in Tomahawk enters the second half of their summer schedule with a returning favorite. For the third consecutive year, The Jimmys will play the Veteran’s Memorial Park Pavilion. The 8 piece band features horns, guitars and keyboards. They are highly decorated with numerous Wisconsin based music awards. A long time ...

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13 Jul News

Tomahawk School Board Recap

The Tomahawk School Board continues to hold discussions regarding an expected referendum. While a final ballot measure and date haven’t been approved, the board did take one additional step at last night’s meeting. The board approved a school perceptions community survey. The survey was deemed extremely valuable to get a feel of the community. The ...

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12 Jul News

Overnight Storms Leave Thousands without Power Tuesday Morning

A storm cell passed across northern Wisconsin overnight leaving numerous downed trees and thousands without power. Outages peaked at around sunrise when 18,000 Wisconsin Public Service Customers were without power. Minocqua was the hardest hit with 3,300. Tomahawk, Rhinelander and Hazelhurst all had around 1,800 customers without power as well. Crews have been mobilized to ...

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12 Jul News

Tomahawk Robbery Suspect Appears in Court

A Schofield man made his initial appearance in Lincoln County Court following an arrest for robbery of a Tomahawk Gas Station over the weekend. Twenty six year old Nathan Fisher was arrested shortly after the incident was reported Sunday at just past midnight. The Tomahawk Police Department says that Fisher allegedly entered Crossroads Mobile with ...

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12 Jul News

WJJQ Night at Kwahamot Ski Show

The Kwahamot waterskiers and the WJJQ staff will be teaming up this evening for WJJQ night at the waterski show. Now, most of radio staff won’t be taking to the water, but will be on hand passing out tickets for chances to win a variety of prizes including t-shirts, hats, and weather radios. The stars ...

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12 Jul News

Men Who Lead Price County Law Enforcement on 13 Hour Search Appear in Court

Two Florida men who led police on a day long search in Price County last month will be in court today. Daniel Schoonover and Adrian Rodriguez are expected to make initial appearances this morning. Officials have filed charges of felony escaping criminal arrest and misdemeanors of resisting an officer and possession of amphetamines against both ...

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12 Jul News

Hanson Resigns as Tomahawk Schools Director of Instruction

The Tomahawk School District has an additional administrative position to fill as Director of Instruction Nathan Hanson has submitted his resignation. Hanson has been with the Tomahawk district for 8 years. He has previously served the district as an assistant principal and Middle School Principal. The resignation was effective as of June 30. Hanson has ...

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11 Jul News

Man Arrested After Tomahawk Gas Station Robbery Sunday

A Schofield man is in custody following an alleged robbery at a Tomahawk gas station over the weekend. That incident happened at just past midnight Sunday at the Crossroads Mobil on County D. Tomahawk police say the 26 year old was located in a parked car shortly after the 911 call and taken into custody. ...

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11 Jul News

Skanawan Town Board to Revisit Gravel Mine Permit Request

The Skanawan Town Board will revisit a proposal for a gravel mining permit when they meet this evening. The request for a conditional use permit has appeared on meeting agendas for more than a year, offering up lengthy meetings last April and July. Some of the residents have expressed opposition citing property values, environmental impact ...

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11 Jul News

Lac du Flambeau Man Sentenced for Burglaries

A Lac du Flambeau man was sentenced to 4 years of prison for a string of burglaries committed over the winter in northern Wisconsin. Joseph Mitchell received that sentence late last week in Vilas County Court. The 24 year old was initially charged with 19 counts burglary; he pleaded no contest to 5. In addition ...

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