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11 Mar News

Teen Challenges Extradition to Wisconsin; Additional Details on Homicides

It appears as though a Northwoods teen accused of a double homicide will remain in Indiana through at least early next month. Ashlee Martinson was taken into custody Sunday in Boone County, Indiana. Charges in Oneida County were filed against her in the deaths of her mother and step-father. At this time Martinson, is challenging ...

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11 Mar News

Taylor County Receives Gypsy Moth Quarantine

Another northwoods county will be placed under a gypsy moth quarantine. Taylor County is the latest in the state to have confirmation for the invasive gypsy moth. Taylor County will be the 50th of the state’s 72 counties with a quarantine. With that, nearly all of our listening area is under that quarantine. Officials used ...

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11 Mar News

Trial Date Set for Theft Tomahawk Bus Company

A summer trial date has been set for a Tomahawk couple accused of taking money from the Tomahawk Bus Service. Shad and Kim Harper had court hearings in Lincoln County Court late last week. At the hearing, Judge Robert Russell scheduled that jury trial for July 15. The two formerly worked at Tomahawk Bus Service ...

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11 Mar News

Rhinelander Mock Trial Places 3rd at State Competition

A split-decision in the semi-finals kept the Rhinelander High School Mock Trial Team from competing for another state championship. The Hodag squad fell to Shorewood High School in the match, rebounding for a 3rd place finish overall. Rhinelander was seeking their 3rd consecutive state title and 18th overall. Coach Amy Ferguson said it was the ...

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11 Mar News

Tomahawk School Board March Meeting Recap

The Tomahawk School District began their meeting with a presentation from Choral instructor Corey Coburn and student Audrey Dichsen on a recent trip to the Dorian Vocal Festival. Its one of the largest events of its kind featuring over 1,100 students including 4 this past year from Tomahawk. In addition to Dichsen, were Selah Mcmahon, ...

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10 Mar News

Charges Filed Against Oneida County Teen in Double Homicide

Prosecutors have now filed charges against a teen in connection with a double homicide in Oneida County. Ashlee Martinsen is currently in custody in Indiana, awaiting an extradition hearing. The 17 year old was arrested after a search Sunday. The Oneida County Sheriff’s office was called to a home in the Town of Piehl Sunday ...

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10 Mar News

Pulp Truck Rollover Causes Road Blockage in Lincoln County Monday

Traffic was blocked for more than 3 hours yesterday when a pulp truck rolled in Lincoln County. That accident happened yesterday morning at just after 9:00am on State Road 86 east of Tomahawk. The driver told deputies he moved over to avoid striking a deer. He entered the gravel shoulder of the road and lost ...

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10 Mar News

Former Representatives Obey, Petri Hosting Civics Talks

Two former Wisconsin Congressman are touring all areas of the state in the coming weeks in hopes of getting young people civically active. David Obey and Tom Petri have more than 70 years of combined experience representing their constituents in Congress. Now the two are teaming up for a lecture series across the state. That ...

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10 Mar News

Live Sustainable, Lincoln County to Talk Rain Gardens

April Showers bring May Flowers? Live Sustainable, Lincoln County will be having a special meeting this evening to discuss how to use rain to water your plants. Previous session’s have focused on using rain barrels. Tonight will will focus on planting rain gardens to use that rain before it runs off to surface water. Dan ...

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10 Mar News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers were called by a woman concerned about her boyfriend drinking and leaving in a vehicle. Officers were called a second time regarding an altercation, the 28 year old man was taken into custody for domestic disorderly conduct. A resident on North 4th Street reported items stolen from his home, officers are following up. Two ...

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