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09 Jun News

Tomahawk Man Sentenced for Burglary

A Tomahawk man was sentenced to two years in prison for an attempted burglary last spring. Dalvin Sanders was in Lincoln County Court for that hearing yesterday. Sanders was one of four men arrested following an investigation into an attempted burglary in the Town of Bradley last March. Investigators say 3 men entered the home ...

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09 Jun News

City of Tomahawk Receives Recycling Grant

The Tomahawk community continues to be a leader in recycling, and the city recently received money to benefit its program. The Solid Waste and Recycling committee was informed at their meeting Tuesday of the grant which comes from DNR. According to the letter, the city received just over $11,600. The money, in turn, goes to ...

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08 Jun News

Tomahawk Officer Receives Commendation, Medal for Life Saving Actions

A whirl wind two weeks culminated with a pair of honors for a Tomahawk Police Officer credited with saving a young child from the Wisconsin River over Memorial Day Weekend. Some timing issues moved the presentation for Officer Tom Tollefson from the Council meeting to the Health and Safety Committee meeting. That’s where he was ...

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08 Jun News

Additional Details on Proposed Kwik Trip in Tomahawk

A possible Kwik Trip expansion to Tomahawk took several steps forward yesterday. At a meeting Tuesday morning, the planning and zoning commission unanimously approved the site plans for the facility which would be located at the site of the current Northbay Plaza. At last night’s meeting the city council approved the survey map to split ...

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08 Jun News

Small Fire at Merrill Hotel

The Merrill Fire Department was able to limit fire damage at an area hotel to a single room. Crews were called to the EconoLodge on Pine Ridge Avenue at just before 9:30 yesterday morning. There were reports of heavy black smoke coming from a first floor room. The small fire was located in a bathroom ...

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08 Jun News

Training Exercises Helps Response Teams Prepare for Airport Emergency

Flames climbed high at the Oneida County Airport in Rhinelander, but it was all part of a joint emergency training exercise. Emergency response teams from numerous agencies participated in that mock explosion and fire. While these types of emergencies are rare, the training ensures that crews are properly prepared. Organizers say that a full-scale disaster ...

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08 Jun News

Tomahawk City Meetings-June

Board of Public works kicked off a lengthy night of Tomahawk meetings last night. To help fill a pair of current vacancies, John Cole was named working foreman on an interim basis to help fill the duties of the street superintendent. The city also approved Jason Kraus to a vacant crewman position pending background checks. ...

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08 Jun News

Fourth Burglary Suspect to be Sentenced

A Tomahawk man facing charges for a burglary last spring is expected to be sentenced today. Dalvin Sanders was one of four men arrested following that break in attempt last March. The Sheriff’s Office said at the time of the arrest that three armed men entered the home. Once inside the sheriff’s office says an ...

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07 Jun News

Bond Set for Men who Allegedly Fled Police in Park Falls Friday

While charges haven’t been formally filed, two men that caused a day long search in Price County last week appeared in court yesterday. At that brief hearing yesterday, bond was set at $10,000 for both Adrian Rodriguez and Daniel Schoonover. Police initially attempted to take the men into custody at a restaurant in Park Falls ...

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07 Jun News

Fall Election Ballots Finalized

The deadline for candidates to submit nominations papers for the fall election came and went last week. According to the Government Accountability Board, each of the local incumbents will have challengers in the general election, and several primaries will take place in August. Starting off with the US House 7th district. Sean Duffy will have ...

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