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12 Jun News

Case Proceeds Against Former Deputy Facing Child Enticement Charge

The case will proceed against a former sheriff’s deputy accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15 year old girl. 34 year old Zachary Dorr was in Marathon County Court yesterday. At yesterday’s court appearance the judge accepted a request to waive the preliminary hearing. At that point judge Greg Grau ruled the case ...

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12 Jun News

Tomahawk Woman Indicted in Half Millon Dollar Investment Scheme

A Tomahawk woman is accused in Federal Court in a half million dollar scheme involving internet pop-up ads. US Attorney John Vaudreuil announced yesterday that 63 year old Pamela Hass was indicted on 21 counts of wire fraud and money laundering. The attorney’s office says that Hass promised investors a high rate of return for ...

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12 Jun News

Busy Weekend in Lincoln County Features 5k, Motorcycle Poker Run and Rodeo

The second weekend in June has traditionally been a busy weekend here in Lincoln County with the Rodeo, Cruzin fur Critters and the Rockin Tomahawk 5k/10k.  -This is the 12th annual Cruzin’ fur Critters Poker Run for the Lincoln County Humane Society. Participants will head out on their motorcycles tomorrow morning at 11:30 from Lincoln ...

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11 Jun News

Tomahawk Leadership Awards

  Another group of Tomahawk area residents were honored with Tomahawk Community Awards. This was the 60th year for the Awards, and more than 120 people were in attendance at the banquet held this past weekend hosted by Inshalla and the Tomahawk Leader. This year marked a first as two Distinguished Service Awards were presented ...

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11 Jun News

Wisconsin Heat Awareness Day

With summer right around the corner, several groups are making sure that Wisconsinites are prepared for the warmer weather. Today organizations such as Wisconsin Emergency Management, the Wisconsin Dept. of Health, the National Weather Service and local emergency groups are getting the word out about Wisconsin Heat Awareness Day. Officials say that heat is the ...

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11 Jun News

Czaja Re-writing Educator Licensing Provision

After getting push back, a northwoods legislator says she will re-write a budget provision that allows those without a teaching degree to teach. Representative Mary Czaja says that she will re-write the provision to require those teachers in non-core subjects to at least possess a high school diploma. Those individuals would also be limited to ...

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11 Jun News

October Trial for Supsect in 2003 Rhinelander Homicide

An October trial was set for a man accused of a Rhinelander homicide from more than 10 years ago. Shannon Wolf, charged in February, is facing a single count of first degree intentional homicide as party to a crime . The charges relate to the death of Kenneth Wells in June of 2003. His remains ...

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11 Jun News

Man Sentenced in Oneida County for 10th OWI

A Chippewa Falls man facing his tenth OWI in Oneida County Court was sentenced to four years in prison and 6 years extended supervision. Edward Luedke was arrested last August after a sheriff’s deputy observed his erratic driving. His BAC was nearly twice the legal limit at the time of his arrest. In a plea ...

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10 Jun News

Move Prompts Tomahawk School Board Resignation

Last night was likely the final regular meeting for several at the Tomahawk School Board meeting. First, long time board member Mark Schlegal submitted his letter of resignation to the board. A residence change has taken Schlegal outside of the district. Schlegel has been on the Tomahawk School Board since 2007. A replacement will likely ...

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10 Jun News

Man Who Caused High School Football Delay Reaches Plea

A Medford man accused of causing a school lockdown last fall has reached a plea deal. Nineteen year old Harrison Davis was arrested last August after police responded to gunshots being fired in a home near the school. While no one was injured, a HS football game was delayed and nearby residents were asked to ...

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