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11 Feb News

Petition to Dissolve Rhinelander Business Improvement District

The Rhinelander Business Improvement District could be dissolved at the request of a majority of property owners in the district. A petition has been submitted seeking to remove the BID tabbed with making improvements and growing downtown downtown Rhinelander. The district is funded by those property owners in the district. The petition, circulated by business ...

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10 Feb News

Animal Hospital Employee Embezzlement Trial Pushed to July

The trial for an Arbor Vitae woman accused of stealing from the Northwoods Animal Hospital has been postponed. Brenda Wigglesworth is facing a single count of theft in a business setting in Oneida County Court. Her jury trial was set to begin today. According to the court calendar, that trial has been moved to July ...

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10 Feb News

Tomahawk Police, Fire Departments Holding Fundraiser

To protect and serve…a phrase that often goes hand in hand with police and other emergency personnel. Today in Tomahawk there will be a heavy emphasis on the serve. In what has become an annual fundraising tradition, the Tomahawk Police Department and the Fire Department will be on hand at the Tomahawk Family Restaurant to ...

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10 Feb News

DNR Launching Large Scale Bird Survey

Just how many bird species are in the state of Wisconsin? Several groups are teaming with the DNR to find out. The study, for the Wisconsin Bird Atlas II, is expected to last 5 years, use thousands of citizen scientists and will help shape bird conservation for the next generation. The survey will aim to ...

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10 Feb News

Lincoln County Public Property Resumes Fairgrounds Talk

Last month the Lincoln County Board voted to discuss shared ownership of the Lincoln County Fairgrounds with the city of Merrill. Much of that work was tasked to the Public Property Committee, who meets tonight with several fairgrounds items mixed in with regular business. That includes an address on the feasibility study options from county ...

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10 Feb News

Tomahawk Police Report

A man reported a possible theft from a West Spirit Avenue residences. He reported a dresser and plates missing. A gas station in the city reported a gas drive off of just under $40. Several people were treated on the scene by EMS following a two vehicle accident on Somo Avenue at 5th St last ...

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09 Feb News

Body of Missing Conover Man Found

A body of a missing Vilas County man was recovered over the weekend. The Vilas County Sheriff’s office had been conducted a search for 29 year old Michael Neal Larson. The Conover man had been missing since Tuesday. In the initial announcement officials say he was under the influence of a controlled substance when he ...

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09 Feb News

Merrill Hip Hop Dance Places 2nd at State Competition

The Merrill High School Dance team sent two different qualifiers to the state dance championships in LaCrosse over the weekend with one getting a podium finish. The Merrill Hip Hop dance team scored a 2nd place finish in Division 2 behind Pewaukee High School. Another team from the area also had a successful showing. DC ...

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09 Feb News

Nicolet Seeking Public Comment for Accreditation Process

Nicolet College is once again beginning the process of accreditation, and they are seeking the public’s help. The school is seeking public comments for their evaluation this spring by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Nicolet has been accredited by the Commission since 1975. It is currently under a 10 year term ...

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09 Feb News

Tomahawk Wausau Homes Team Receives Marketing Award

The Tomahawk team of Wausau Homes had a successful showing at their annual Marketing Conference held earlier this month. Once again Jessie Dahl was honored at the event. This year she received the prestigious Excellence in Marketing award. This comes on the heels of three awards at last year’s conference. In winning this year’s award, ...

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