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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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26 Nov News

Torgerson Pleads Not Guilty in Death of Wausau Woman

The case involving the death and disappearance of Stephanie Low will move on to trial after preliminary hearings yesterday. Kristopher Torgerson was in Marathon County Court yesterday where not guilty pleas were entered on his behalf. He is currently facing 3 felonies, intentional homicide, attempted armed robbery and hiding a corpse. Judge Jill Falstad then ...

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26 Nov News

Town of Cassian Receives State Loan for Tanker Truck

The State Board of Commissioners of Public Lands recently made some decisions affecting area communities. Throughout the year the three member board provides grants and loans for various municipal projects. In their most recent meetings they awarded $9.2 million to 8 communities. This inlcudes a $50,000 loan that will go to the town of Cassian ...

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26 Nov News

UW-Extension Offers Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

With Thanksgiving tomorrow and Christmas and New Years not too far off, there is plenty of good food to go around. Several specialists from the UW-Extension and UW-Extension Lincoln County discussed holiday weight gain. Beth Olson, a nutritional sciences specialist says research shows that the typical holiday weight gain is not as large as popularly ...

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25 Nov News

Deer Harvest Down Locally, Statewide

Deer Harvest Down As expected the overall deer harvest in the state of Wisconsin was down slightly. The DNR announced the opening weekend figures yesterday. Overall hunters in Wisconsin registered 90,000, down eighteen percent from opening weekend last year. While numbers were down across the state, one of the leading factors was the northern region ...

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25 Nov News

Icy Roads Cause Pair of Lincoln County Rollovers

Icy conditions caused issues on Lincoln County roadways with a pair of accidents sending drivers to the hospital. The first was a single car slide-off shortly after the rain turned to snow leaving slush covered roads. It occurred at just before noon on Highway 8 north or Tomahawk. Officials say the vehicle was traveling west ...

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