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14 Sep News

Annual/September Tomahawk School Board Meetings Recaps

Last night the Tomahawk School District held its annual meeting, which allows the public the opportunity to vote on a series of items. Those at the sparsely attended meeting approved the necessary tax levy to support the budget; provide the school lunch program and textbooks; granted permission to borrow money, prosecute legal action, acquire real ...

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13 Sep News

Suspect in Custody, Victim Recovering after Wausau Pub Stabbing

Police say a Wausau man was stabbed and injured this weekend following an argument during a game of billiards. That incident happened at Cop Shoppe Pub in downtown Wausau. Police say the 25 year old victim was stabbed in the back during that argument. He sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The following day officers say they took ...

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13 Sep News

LDF Woman to be Sentenced in Embezzlement Case in Vilas County Court

A Lac du Flambeau woman found guilty of embezzling more than $100,000 will be sentenced today. According to court records, 49 year old Samantha Chapman has her sentencing hearing later today in Vilas County Court. Back in June she pleaded guilty to 3 charges including theft by a trustee, fraudulent writing and tax fraud. Chapman ...

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13 Sep News

Best Burger in Paradise Winner Announced

Hundreds of burgers were consumed, and a winner has been crowned in Tomahawk’s Best Burger in Paradise competition. The competition serves as a fundraiser for the Tomahawk STAR foundation, which provides grants to a variety of Tomahawk based non-profit groups. Organizers say they sold more than 200 burger cards and had 10 participating restaurants. In ...

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13 Sep News

Two Additional Speakers for Great Lakes Wolf Summit

State senator Tom Tiffany has announced two additional speakers for his Great Lakes Wolf Summit, scheduled later this week. Among the two new speakers is Kurt Thiede, a deputy director with the Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources. He has been with the DNR in various forms for more than 15 years and received a degree ...

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13 Sep News

Oneida County Receives Broadband Funding

The Oneida County Economic Development Corporation will receive more than $180,000 to help expand broadband within the county. As we told you yesterday, the governor announced $1.5 million overall to help improve rural internet service. More than a third of that money was earmarked for northern Wisconsin entities. The planned expansion in Oneida County involves ...

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12 Sep News

Fatal Motorcycle Crash near Tomahawk Sunday

A Tomahawk man has died after a Sunday evening motorcycle accident just south of the city. Responders were called for a single bike crash on Curve Inn Road, just off County S in the Road Lake area. The call came in at just before 7pm. Upon arrival, crews found a 61 year old male located ...

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12 Sep News

Update:Minocqua Man Dies of Lightning Strike

A Minocqua man struck by lightning last week died several days after the incident. Officials have identified the victim as 66 year old Bryan Jennings of Minocqua. Police say Jennings was out with his dog at around 6:30 Tuesday when he was hit by the lightning. Jennings was unresponsive when emergency crews arrived on the ...

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12 Sep News

TCB Takes Steps after Some Debit Cards Compromised

Tomahawk Community Bank is taking a proactive approach after the possibility that some of their debit cards were compromised. According to TCB president Kathy Rankin those steps include re-issuing chip EMV debit cards which contain fraud deterring technology. The news release stressed that customer accounts are safe and no personal or account information was compromised. ...

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12 Sep News

Never Forgotten Honor Flight Makes 25th Trip to DC

One day after Americans commemorated 9-11 remembrance day, another group of heroes from Northern Wisconsin will travel to Washington DC. Today, the Never Forgotten Honor Flight returns for the first of two fall visits to our nation’s capital to see the memorials constructed in their honor. This particular flight is a milestone as it is ...

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