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11 May News

Area Road Work-May 11

Road work is certainly picking up here in the Northwoods as the weather improves. Here in the City of Tomahawk 9th Street will be closed today as they work on the sewer there. The next several days, there will be several spots in Lincoln County with bridge inspections and maintenance. That includes Highway 64 over ...

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11 May News

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report

Deputies assisted in extinguishing a small tree fire off of County O in the Town of Tomahawk. Officials say the fire Thursday began when the tree came into contact with a power line. A boat fire was reported early Friday morning in the Town of Bradley. Deputies say the boat sustained severe damage and they ...

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08 May News

Ministry Health Care to Begin ‘E-Visit’ Online Service

With online access moving into all aspects of our lives, one area health care provider will begin offering an online service as well. Ministry Health Care recently launched their Health-E-Visits service, an online diagnosis and treatment for a variety of common medical conditions. Ministry Northern Region Medical Director, Susan Moore says “Online care is a ...

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08 May News

Local Post Offices Look to ‘Stamp Out Hunger’

The Tomahawk and Irma Post Offices will join communities across the nation in their Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Tomorrow marks the 23nd year of the food drive. Last year 74 million pounds of food were collected nationwide. According to Postmaster Alan Bishop, local carriers collected 7,100 pounds of food that have been distributed ...

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08 May News

DNR Urges ATV Safety Including Helmet Use

With ATV and UTV summer riding season approaching, officials are encouraging riders to grab their helmets when hitting the trails. The DNR says that in almost every ATV fatality last year, the victim wasn’t wearing a helmet. Gary Eddy with the DNR says,”The use of a helmet is the single most important piece of protection ...

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08 May News

Meals on Wheels Program in Lakeland to Resume

The Lakeland Meals on Wheels program will resume, even after a fire destroyed their base of operation. That fire at the Lakeland Senior Center in Woodruff occured early Wednesday morning. The senior center was the distribution site for that particular Meals on Wheels location. As a result, organizers say the Holy Family Church in Woodruff ...

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08 May News

Lawn Trial Date Moved to September

A judge scheduled a two day jury trial this fall for a Tomahawk man accused of shooting and injuring his brother in law. Charles Lawn had originally reached a plea deal in the case last fall. The plea was later withdrawn, with a trial initially scheduled for this week. The 68 year old was arrested ...

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08 May News

Area Reservoir Levels

There wasn’t much of a change in the area reservoir levels this past week. The Eau Plaine and Lake Nokomis have been nearly full for the past several weeks, and the Rainbow reached its full level last week. The fill-up of the Willow has slowed slightly according to the WVIC. Its currently 2.25 feet below ...

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07 May News

Tomahawk School Board Meeting

The Tomahawk School District Board of Education met on Wednesday, and after reconvening to open session, announced they will move forward with the search for a new district superintendent after recently accepting the resignation of Cheryl Baker. The board also approved Paul Kurth as the candidate for the Tomahawk Middle School Principal position.  The board ...

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07 May News

Heritage Chevrolet Teaming with Tomahawk Baseball

A simple test drive will help the Tomahawk Youth Baseball program. Heritage Chevrolet is once again teaming with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball to provide new equipment, instructional clinics, and monetary contributions as part of the program. The sponsorship also includes youth clinics featuring instructors and players from the Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball team. Additional funds ...

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