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08 May News

Lawn Trial Date Moved to September

A judge scheduled a two day jury trial this fall for a Tomahawk man accused of shooting and injuring his brother in law. Charles Lawn had originally reached a plea deal in the case last fall. The plea was later withdrawn, with a trial initially scheduled for this week. The 68 year old was arrested ...

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08 May News

Area Reservoir Levels

There wasn’t much of a change in the area reservoir levels this past week. The Eau Plaine and Lake Nokomis have been nearly full for the past several weeks, and the Rainbow reached its full level last week. The fill-up of the Willow has slowed slightly according to the WVIC. Its currently 2.25 feet below ...

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07 May News

Tomahawk School Board Meeting

The Tomahawk School District Board of Education met on Wednesday, and after reconvening to open session, announced they will move forward with the search for a new district superintendent after recently accepting the resignation of Cheryl Baker. The board also approved Paul Kurth as the candidate for the Tomahawk Middle School Principal position.  The board ...

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07 May News

Heritage Chevrolet Teaming with Tomahawk Baseball

A simple test drive will help the Tomahawk Youth Baseball program. Heritage Chevrolet is once again teaming with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball to provide new equipment, instructional clinics, and monetary contributions as part of the program. The sponsorship also includes youth clinics featuring instructors and players from the Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball team. Additional funds ...

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07 May News

American Pickers Visiting Area, Call for Leads

As we previously told you, the popular History Channel show, American Pickers will be coming to the Northwoods. The Tomahawk Chamber says that could include a stop in the Tomahawk area. Crews are expected to arrive in the Northwoods next month to begin filming. The documentary series explores the unique world of ‘antique picking.’ It ...

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07 May News

Ministry Good Sam Receives National Recognition

For the second time in the past three years, Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center in Merrill has been named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States. Good Sam. is one of three Ministry Health Care facilities making the list, joining Calumet Medical Center and Ministry Door County. The rankings come from ...

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07 May News

National Drinking Water Week

The DNR says that Wisconsin’s quality drinking water is a cause for celebration during National Drinking Water Week. More than 95 percent of the state’s public water systems meet all health-based standards and during the most recent 3 year period; an impressive feat considering Wisconsin is home to over 11,400 public water systems, more than ...

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06 May News

E-Cigs Use Increasing Amongst Students

As e-cigarette use increases across the country, area health departments are showing concern that they are also increasing amongst middle and high schoolers. According to the Oneida County Health Department, a 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey reported more youth are using e-cigarette than any other tobacco product.That same CDC survey showed that use of the ...

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06 May News

Boyfriend of Homicide Suspect Pleads No Contest to Relationship with Teen

The man arrested alongside a teenage double homicide suspect received a deferred sentence in separate case. According to court records, 22 year old Ryan Sisco was in Oneida County Court yesterday where he pleaded no contest to sex with a child 16 or older. Sisco was the boyfriend of 17 year old Ashlee Martinson. The ...

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06 May News

National Bike to School Day

Students in the area will join children across the country in using pedal power to get to school today. Today marks the 4th National Bike to School Day. Its an event sponsored by the National Center for Safe Routes to School. As part of the program, many school districts participate with educational programs coinciding. Tanya ...

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