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14 Aug News

Our Sisters House Open House

After more than two years of hope, hard-work and dedication, a homeless shelter in Tomahawk is nearing completion. To help realize that hard work, organizers will be holding an open house Saturday. Our Sister’s House, when it opens, will be the only temporary housing shelter in Lincoln County that serves men, women and children. It ...

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14 Aug News

Tammy Baldwin Stops in Northwoods

Yesterday US Senator Tammy Baldwin made a tour of the northwoods, marking the second time this week that the region has been visited by a senator. Baldwin’s appearances yesterday came just a few days after Ron Johnson made stops in Rhinelander and Minocqua. Yesterday’s first stop for Baldwin was in Wausau at the East Riverfront ...

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14 Aug News

Electronics Drop Off Fundraiser in Lincoln County

People can get rid of their electronics in Merrill this weekend for a small fee that will in turn fund some good causes. The Merrill Kiwanis club is working with the Good News Project of Wausau to hold the Electronic Recycling event the next two days. The groups will be set up at the Lincoln ...

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14 Aug News

Tomahawk Police Report

A Tomahawk woman reported some unsolicited and illicit proposals via text. The woman is currently working with the phone company to remedy the problem. No Police action was taken at this time. A man reported observing a bicycling stolen from a yard on West Wisconsin Avenue. He followed the man on foot, but lost contact ...

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13 Aug News

Petition Prompts Discussion on Size, Apportionment of Tomahawk School Board

The Tomahawk School Board may examine its make-up, but no immediate changes appear on the horizon. The topic emerged at this week’s school board meeting after a petition had been circulated around the Tomahawk community. The two issues at hand are the number of board members and apportionment or location of those members. Tomahawk currently ...

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13 Aug News

Tomahawk Church Hosts Food Distribution Event

Individuals were lined up more than an hour ahead of time to get a helping hand from a local church group. The Northwoods Vineyard Church held another free community food distribution yesterday. The program is run through the churches’ Senior Moments group. A couple times a year organizers provide that food to those in need. ...

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13 Aug News

DNR Says August is Good Time to Prepare for Upcoming Deer Season

The DNR says that August is the perfect time for deer hunters to prepare for the upcoming season. That includes making arrangements for the disabled hunters program in October. As of the June 1 land sponsor application deadline, more than 74,132 acres of land across 46 counties were enrolled for this year’s deer hunt. Hunters ...

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13 Aug News

Man Accused of Injuring Deputy Appears in Court

A Rhinelander man who injured a sheriff’s deputy near Tomahawk last week appeared in Lincoln County Court yesterday. At this time 27 year old Steven Morris is facing 5 charges including resisting an officer causing bodily harm, and battery to a law enforcement officer. Attorneys await the condition of the deputy, who has missed a ...

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13 Aug News

Church Break In Suspects Appear in Court

Court appearances were scheduled yesterday for the three men accused of breaking into a church in Edgar last month. Derek Pranke of Wausau, Travis Eldridge of Schofield and Justin Leggett of Tomahawk are facing charges in the theft of more than $20,000 in checks and gift certificates. Pranke and Eldridge had their hearings postponed as ...

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13 Aug News

Tomahawk Man Facing Gun Charges Working on Plea Deal

A Tomahawk man facing gun related charges from a brief stand off this winter is working on a plea deal. A court hearing this week has been postponed for 26 year old Michael Selmer. He was charged with being a felon in possession of a fire arm, disorderly conduct and bail jumping. He was arrested ...

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