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06 Aug News

Tomahawk BPW Looks for Funding to Complete Storm Sewer Projects

The City of Tomahawk Board of Public Works will need to look into the budget to find money for some additional projects this year. The harsh winter left the department over budget by around $35,000 due to excessive snow removal. Now the city is looking into fixing a pair of issues with the storm sewer ...

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06 Aug News

Alzheimer’s Discussion in Tomahawk Wednesday

Several Tomahawk groups will be joining together to discuss dementia and Alzheimer’s this afternoon. The presentation will provide a basic overview of dementia, how it affects the brain and how a person’s ability to function changes with the onset of dementia. Special emphasis will be placed on the person’s changing communication skills. The Tomahawk Police ...

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06 Aug News

City of Tomahawk August Meetings Recap

The board of public works had a crowded agenda, with a majority of the discussion focused on storm sewers. This includes ensuring that the development on Theiler Drive does not become an issue and additional talks on the issue at Bradley Farm and King’s Road. The Board approved MSA’s services in work on that storm ...

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06 Aug News

Wausau Teacher Resigns after Prostitution Sting

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — The Wausau School District says a teacher has resigned after he and seven other men were arrested in an online prostitution sting last month. District Superintendent Kathleen Williams says the teacher submitted a letter of resignation Tuesday. The man was not immediately identified. Williams says there was never any indication that ...

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06 Aug News

Marathon County Man Intoxicated at the Time of Fatal Crash

SCHOFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Police in Marathon County say a man whose body was recovered from a submerged SUV in June was legally drunk at the time of the apparent crash. The toxicology report was released Tuesday for 27-year-old Matthew Chaignot says he had a blood-alcohol level of 0.16 percent, or twice the legal limit ...

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05 Aug News

December Trial in Northwoods Animal Hospital Embezzlement

A judge has scheduled a two day trial later this year for an Arbor Vitae woman accused of stealing from the Northwoods Animal Hospital. Brenda Wigglesworth appeared in Oneida County Court yesterday. At that hearing Judge Patrick O’Melia scheduled a jury trial for December 18 and 19. The 47 year old Wigglesworth was arrested in ...

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05 Aug News

Oneida County Men Sentenced in Animal Poisoning

Two Oneida County men have been sentenced in US district court for violating the Bald Eagle Protection Act. Seventy eight year old Alvin Sowinski and his son 46 year old Paul Sowinski had previously been found guilty of using a intentionally using a pesticide on their family property near Sugar Camp. Investigators believe the men ...

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05 Aug News

Langlade County Motorcyclist Involved in Fatal Crash with Bear

A Langlade County motorcyclist died over the weekend after striking a bear. Sheriff Bill Greening says the man was traveling on Highway 64 east of Antigo when he struck the animal. The incident happened at just past 12:30 Sunday afternoon. The driver and lone occupant on the bike was airlifted to Wausau where he died ...

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04 Aug News

Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Langlade County

On Sunday at approximately 12:40 pm, the Langlade County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received several 911 calls reporting a traffic accident involving a motorcycle striking a bear on Highway 64 near Hill Road about seven miles east of the City of Antigo. The driver and lone occupant of the motorcycle 50 year old Gary Stevens ...

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04 Aug News

Kwahamots Score 6th Place in National Ski Competition

The Kwahamot Water Ski team finished just out of the top 5 in the national competition over the weekend. The squad traveled to Warsaw, Indiana for the Division 2 Show Ski National Competition. The team wound up with a sixth place finish in the event. They were lead once again by the barefooters who were ...

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