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15 Aug News

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled’ Campaign Over Begins Today

The Tomahawk Police Department will join law enforcement agencies across the state in cracking down on drunken driving the next several weeks. It’s time once again for the annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign. Both the number of alcohol related fatalities and injuries have dropped the past 10 years according to the Department ...

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15 Aug News

Northland Pines Receives Two Charter School Grants

Several area charter schools have been awarded grant money from the state. Overall 51 districts in Wisconsin will receive the charter school money, divided into a series of categories. Northland Pines will be receiving two separate grants. The first is a $150,000 planning grant for Northland Pines Montessori Learning Center. The k-fourth grade school is ...

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15 Aug News

Tomahawk School Supply Outreach

With the countdown to the end of summer vacation underway, one area group is helping students get their school supplies in order. The Northwoods Vineyard Church is conducting their annual school supply outreach. Roxanne Consolver says the program started about six years ago to help during the down economy. Now the planning for each year ...

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15 Aug News

Tomahawk School to Industry Committe Established

The Tomahawk Community has taken the first steps in the possibility of connecting Tomahawk students with area industry. The city held their first ad-hoc School to Industry committee meeting yesterday morning. The committee, headed by Mayor Clarann Stocker, also includes, members of the public, area industry leaders and representatives from the school district. At yesterday’s ...

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15 Aug News

Police Report

There was a two vehicle accident in a business parking lot. No injuries were reported, but the cars did suffer some minor damage. Officers were called to a residence after a physical altercation between two Tomahawk men. As a result a 27 year old male was arrested for simple assault. The 52 year old victim ...

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14 Aug News

Oneida County Judge to Oversee Juvenile SUV Crash Case

A judge from Oneida County will hear the case of the 16-year-old girl accused of crashing her SUV east of Wausau, killing two 12-year-old passengers. The girl appeared in Marathon County juvenile court Wednesday. Prosecutors asked for a change of venue because all the Marathon County judges know the girl’s grandparents. The case has now ...

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14 Aug News

Ministry, Froedtert to Jointly own Network Health Insurance

Ministry Health Care and Froedtert Health have agreed to pursue co-ownership of Network Health, a Wisconsin-based health insurance plan. Officials from the two providers announced the agreement yesterday. Network Health provides commercial and Medicare Advantage health insurance to employers and individuals in northeast Wisconsin. The Menasha company has been owned solely by Ministry since 2012. ...

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14 Aug News

Merrill Fire Captain Retires After 27 Years

A long-time member of the Merrill Fire Department has served his final day. Captain Bob Akey has decided to retire, his final day being this week. He has been with the department for 27 years, including the last few years as the lieutenent and ultimately captain. During that time he has seen a variety of ...

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14 Aug News

Cross Bow Hunting Gets Final Approval

The Natural Resources Board has approved the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ recommendations to establish a cross bow deer hunting season. This is the final step in a process that began with legislation last fall passed in Madison establishing the hunt. A crossbow deer hunting license is available for any qualified hunter to purchase – ...

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14 Aug News

Tomahawk Construction Companies Holding Open House Benefitting the STAR Foundation

Three Tomahawk-based builders will be showing off their work this weekend, while also raising money for a good cause. The WJJQ Builder’s Open House takes place on Saturday. Three homeowners will open their homes for viewing. The homes were constructed by Mitch Bayer Construction, Van Strydonk Construction, and Tomahawk Log and County Homes. Organizers say ...

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