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04 Jul News

Emergency Management: Safety First with Fireworks

The Fourth of July generally brings together family, friends, and fireworks; Wisconsin Emergency Management wants to make sure everyone celebrates the holiday safely. In 2012, the most recent data available, emergency rooms across the country treated nearly 9,000 fireworks related injuries. Nearly a third of those victims were under the age of 15. Emergency Management ...

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04 Jul News

Minocqua Woman Accused of Embezzling from Animal Hospital Back in Court

A Minocqua woman accused of stealing money from Northwoods Animal Hospital appeared in Oneida County Court yesterday afternoon. At the hearing Judge Patrick O’Melia ruled that there is enough evidence for Brenda Wigglesworth to stand trial. The 47 year old was arrested in June and is facing a single count of theft in a business ...

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04 Jul News

Accident Causes Highway 51 Backup

Those heading north for the fourth yesterday afternoon found their trip a little longer than expected due to a traffic accident. The crash happened at around 4pm in the Northbound lanes of Highway 51 near the Brokaw area, just over the Marathon County line. Multiple cars were involved in the accident. It caused traffic to ...

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04 Jul News

Tomahawk Police Report-July 3

A Tomahawk woman reported she was the victim of a potential online fraud. She was attempting to make a purchase online using a green dot card and lost several thousand dollars. Officers directed her to the proper federal channels for the complaint. A man returned home following a vacation to find his vehicle vandalized. This ...

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04 Jul News

Accident Snarls Heavy Highway 51 Traffic

Those heading north for the fourth yesterday afternoon found their trip a little longer than expected due to a traffic accident. The crash happened at around 4pm in the Northbound lanes of Highway 51 near the Brokaw area, just over the Marathon County line. Multiple cars were involved in the accident. The accident caused traffic ...

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03 Jul News

Hiawatha, Bearskin Trails Connect Two Communities

After years of persistence and planning, a bike corridor between two northwoods communities may soon be a reality. Since 1989, and the completion of the Hiawatha bike trail, there has been an effort to link the trail with the Bearskin trail in Minocqua. Yesterday the Tomahawk Chamber hosted an event announcing the work that will ...

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03 Jul News

Bucki to be Sentenced Today in Wife’s Death

A Lincoln County man convicted of killing his wife will learn his sentence later this morning. Mark Bucki has his sentencing hearing set for later today. Earlier this year, he was found guilty of three felonies, the most serious being first degree intentional homicide. Police said Bucki killed his estranged wife Anita last year and ...

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03 Jul News

Lac Du Flambeau Awarded for Drug and Alcohol Prevention Efforts

The Lac du Flambeau Tribe was recently honored with four awards signifying their efforts to address drug and alcohol issues on the reservation. Tribal Council Member Jerome Brooks Big John and Coalition Chair Sue Wolfe were on-hand at the Northwoods Coalition Annual Meeting and Training in Eau Claire last month to accept the “Policy Achievement ...

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02 Jul News

Tomahawk Considering Advisory Referendum for Special Assessment Policy

While the North 4th Street special assessment has been taken care of, Tomahawk residents may have the opportunity to weigh in on the overall future of the policy. At last night’s finance meeting, the committee began the process of getting an advisory referendum on the November ballot. Chairman Roger Schlegel, who brought up the idea, ...

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02 Jul News

Vineyard Church Holds Food Distribution

Several hundred people benefited from the generosity of a Tomahawk church. The seniors group of the Northwoods Vineyard Church held a food distribution event yesterday morning at SARA Park here in Tomahawk. A truck with around 20,000 pounds of food showed up and was displayed on tables set up in the ice arena. The food ...

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