Close

Not a member yet? Register now and get started.

lock and key

Sign in to your account.

Account Login

Forgot your password?

News  // All posts in News

28 Nov News

Area Unemployment Rates Show Minimal Movement

Area unemployment rates had minimal movement last month, but are better across the board from last year. The state Department of Workforce Development recently released their preliminary unemployment estimates for October. Overall the state rate in October was 4.6%, down from 4.7% in September. This was helped with improvements in 56 of the state’s 72 ...

Read more...

28 Nov News

Home Damage in Chimney Fire in Vilas County

It was an unfortunate Thanksgiving for a Vilas County homeowner who dealt with a fire yesterday afternoon. Multiple emergency responders were called to a home on Pioneer Road in the Town of Conover at just before 5pm yesterday. The homeowner told the Vilas County Sheriff’s office that flames were emerging from the chimney, with smoke ...

Read more...

28 Nov News

4th Annual Three Amigas Fundraiser and Collection

The Thanksgiving Holiday can deplete a food pantry, but one area group is making sure that the Tomahawk Food Pantry is replenished quickly. The Three Amigas, Roxanne Consolver, Patty Tholl and Sharon Novitski, will once again have their Winter Wonderland event in Downtown Tomahawk. This is the fourth year for the event which not only ...

Read more...

28 Nov News

Tomahawk Kicks Off Winter Holiday Season Saturday

Folks across the northwoods are quickly transitioning from Thanksgiving to the Christmas holiday on ‘Black Friday.’ While there are plenty of deals in Tomahawk today, the community will kick of their winter holiday season in earnest tomorrow. That’s when the Tomahawk Chamber and Tomahawk Main Street will team to host small business Saturday and Winter ...

Read more...

28 Nov News

Nicolet College Offering Speech Transfer Credits over Winter Break

For many college students Thanksgiving break means just a few more weeks before the end of the semester and a longer winter break. Nicolet College is reminding students home from school that they can get some credit requirements out of the way during that time. This year Nicolet is offering an accelerated three week speech ...

Read more...

27 Nov News

Lac du Flambeau Reject Budget, Election Code Reform Referendums

The Lac du Flambeau tribe continued a busy couple of months at the polls by rejecting a pair of referendum measures. There were two items on this week’s ballot. The first was to approve the 2015 fiscal budget as adopted by the tribal council? of the more than 200 ballots cast, more than 153 voted ...

Read more...

27 Nov News

Deer License Sales Breakdown

Earlier this week we learned that deer hunting license sales were down slightly this year coming into last week’s start of the 9 day gun hunt. The DNR also released interesting information on the details of some of those sales. As of opening day, hunters from all 50 states and 19 countries had purchased licenses ...

Read more...

27 Nov News

Keep Food Safe with Proper Cooking Tips

People across the country will be enjoying Thanksgiving feasts all day long, and the UW-Extension wants to make sure people are doing so safely. UW-Extension food scientist Barbara Ingham offered some helpful hints to avoid food illnesses. Hopefully by now your bird is thawed, but she says that you can thaw it in the microwave. ...

Read more...

27 Nov News

Annual Community Thanksgiving Lunch in Tomahawk

Volunteers here in Tomahawk will continue their annual tradition of a free Community Thanksgiving meal. Each year the volunteers donate their time on this holiday to make sure no one eats by themselves. Organizers at the Tomahawk event say, “Don’t be alone this Thanksgiving. Join family, friends and neighbors as they share this day of ...

Read more...

26 Nov News

DOT Urges Safe Holiday Travels

Today is one of the busiest travel days of the year and officials are reminding drivers to use the roads safely. Most holidays have heavy traffic and Thanksgiving is no different. Adding to the holiday traffic is a pair of big football games in Wisconsin with the Badgers and Packers at home this weekend, plus ...

Read more...