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03 Dec News

Merrill Maple Syrup Farm Equipment Shed Destroyed in Fire

An equipment shed was destroyed by a fire at a Lincoln County Maple Syrup farm. Thousands of dollars in equipment and wood are considered a total loss at Cain Creek Maple Syrup in the Town of Pine River. Fire Crews were called to the property off of County P at just after 9:30 yesterday morning. ...

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03 Dec News

Gun Deer Havest Down Statewide

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin hunters killed far fewer deer this gun season than a year ago. The Department of Natural Resources says preliminary figures show 191,550 deer were taken, down 25 percent from last year. The overall buck harvest was a little over 90,000, down about 8 percent from a year ago. The DNR ...

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03 Dec News

Rhinelander Welcomes DOJ Speaker on Internet Safety

The Rhinelander School District is hoping to turn an investigation into inappropriate picture sharing into a learning moment for the students and the community. Last month’s snow storm postponed his first scheduled event, but the district will welcome Eric Szatkowski to speak to students and the public throughout the day. Szatkowski works with the Department ...

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03 Dec News

City of Tomahawk Meetings-December 3

The Board of Public Works began with an unusually short meeting. They discussed the winter parking rules, which in Tomahawk are from December 1 through March 15th. With unpredictable weather, snowstorms outside of those dates can cause issues for plow drivers. The board didn’t want to change the dates, but will look into adding an ...

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02 Dec News

City to Set 2015 Budget, Levy at Council

The city of Tomahawk will look to finalize their budget for the upcoming year in their meeting tonight. The finance committee met numerous times in October and November to forward the budget to council for a first reading last month. At tonight’s meeting they’ll hold a public hearing before voting on it. Barring any amendments, ...

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02 Dec News

WI Wins Conducts Cigarette Compliance Checks

Cigarette sales to minors came back with mixed results based on a recent check. The Wisconsin Win’s program is a state wide program designed to educate community members on the dangers behind selling tobacco products to underage youth.  As part of their message, they work with law enforcement agencies to conduct compliance checks. According to ...

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02 Dec News

Winter Parking Bans Start in Northwoods

With the winter season upon us, drivers in most northwoods communities will have to be more mindful of where they are parking. That’s because communities begin their winter parking rules. One of the main reasons for these parking bans is to allow for city crews to quickly and efficiently remove snow in the early morning ...

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02 Dec News

Winter Signals End of Some Oneida Cty ATV Trails

With the winter season upon us, it means the end of another successful ATV season for many trail systems. The Oneida County Forestry, Land and Outdoor Recreation Department has announced that several segments of their ATV trail system will officially close for the Spring/Summer/Fall season. The closures go into effect at 5pm today. Officials say ...

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02 Dec News

Tomahawk Police Report

Officers responded to a 2 vehicle accident, and each driver wound up being cited. The accident happened on North 5th and East Lincoln. No injuries were reported but one driver was cited for failure to yield, while the other for operating without insurance. A 67 year old Tomahawk man was taken into custody for disorderly ...

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01 Dec News

Convicted Felons Arrested while Hunting for Possession Firearms

Two hunters in Lincoln County were jailed over the weekend due to their illegal possession of fire arms. DNR wardens had been monitoring an area off of County M in the Town of Corning. They previously received a tip about a convicted felon violating the state’s laws on felons possessing guns. The 35 year old ...

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