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12 May News

US Post Office ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Returns Saturday

One of the largest food drives in the country returns this weekend. The United States Post Office Stamp Out Hunger food drive is back for its 24th year. This week carriers across the US have been dropping off blue donation bags in mailboxes. Coming up on Saturday mail carriers will pick up bags filled with ...

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12 May News

Bridge Lights to be Removed on Highway 86 Bridge

Starting next week, city crews in Tomahawk will be preparing to permanently remove the lights on the Highway 86 bridge. The light poles, put up in 1976, had deteriorated over the years and needed to be replaced or removed. It will conclude a nearly year long process into whether the city or the state is ...

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12 May News

DNR Public Hearings on Powell Marsh State Wildlife Area

Yesterday the DNR announced a series of public hearing to help guide planning for a Northern Wisconsin Wildlife area. Those meetings regarding Powell Marsh State Wildlife Area will be held in Manitowish Waters later this month. Powell Marsh Wildlife Area is located in western Vilas County and is bounded on three sides by the Northern Highland-American ...

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12 May News

1st Wine Walk a Success, Art Walk Winners Announced

Organizers are calling the first Tomahawk Wine Walk a great success. The event, held last weekend,was an added portion of the annual Spring Fling and Art Walk. In addition to stationing local artists at Main Street Businesses, this year they served up wine samples. Main Street Director Christine Vorpagel says those sampled wines are available ...

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11 May News

Students Graduating with New Nicolet/Potawatomi Collaboration

A group of Nicolet College students will cross the graduation stage for a first of its kind ceremony later today. The unique graduation will take place in Crandon at the Forest County Potawatomi auditorium. The journey started last fall semester when the students, all tribal employees, started taking Nicolet classes that were held right in ...

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11 May News

GoFundMe Campaign to Raise Money for Tomahawk Fireworks

During the difficult budget process last fall, the Tomahawk City Council removed their annual contribution to the 4th of July Fireworks Show. Now the fireworks organizers, the Tomahawk Lion’s Club, are reaching out to the community to try and make up the $7,000 difference. The campaign will take a digital approach and they have created ...

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11 May News

Tomahawk Student Seeking Dog Friendly Businesses

As part of a class project, a Tomahawk High School student is promoting dog friendly businesses in the Tomahawk area. Tomahawk Sophomore Elena Wallenfang says the idea is a spin on a similar campaign run by the State Department of Tourism.  Upon attending the Governor’s Conference on Tourism this spring, she says she was introduced ...

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11 May News

Tomahawk School Board Receives Refresher on Referendums

As the Tomahawk School District continues to inch towards a referendum, they received a refresher course last night. Debby Schufletowski, a budget forecasting specialist with Baird consulting returned to the district several years after her first presentation. Schufletowski gave a similar presentation 3 years ago, an overview of how the referendum process works. The referendum ...

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11 May News

Tomahawk School Board May Meeting

It was a presentation filled Tomahawk School Board meeting last night. In addition to a referendum refresher course from Baird Consulting, the board also heard a recap of the 8th grade Washington DC trip and a Senior Outreach Project. I’ll have more on that project Friday It was the re-organizational meeting; Christine Brown was welcomed ...

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10 May News

Sen. Tiffany Planning Fall Great Lakes Wolf Summit

State Senator Tom Tiffany continues to push for a state-led wolf management program. Tiffany, along with Representative Adam Jarchow of Balsam Lake, announced yesterday that they are planning a Great Lakes Wolf Summit this fall. In the strongly worded letter carrying a subject line of ‘Enough is Enough,’ Tiffany referenced 14 confirmed wolf depredation events ...

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