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03 Oct News

City of Tomahawk Police Report-October 3

There was a one car rollover on Southbound Highway 51 Monday morning. No injuries were reported, but the highway was blocked. Officers provided assistance until the road could be reopened. A disorderly conduct incident was cleared with no further police action. Officers responded to a home and after speaking with the individuals involved determined nothing ...

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02 Oct News

Medford School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

A 17 year old from Medford may face charges after allegedly posting bomb threats using social media. Medford High School was evacuated after administrators learned of two different bomb threats made on YikYak, an app similar to twitter where users can post anonymous, location based messages. The school was evacuated to the adjacent hockey arena ...

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02 Oct News

Lincoln County Health Dept: Hygiene Helps Prevent Spread of Viruses

The enterovirus-d68 continues to be in the news nationwide, and local health departments are making sure residents know some simple tips to prevent the spread of that and all viruses. One case of this particular strain of enterovirus has been confirmed in the state of Wisconsin, a child in Door County recently tested positive. The ...

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02 Oct News

Antigo Elementary School Recognized Nationally

A North Central Wisconsin school has been recognized for a National achievement award. Spring Valley Elementary in the Antigo School District has been chosen as 1 of 8 National Blue Ribbon Schools from the state of Wisconsin. The state department of public instruction says the award is based on either overall academic excellence or progress ...

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02 Oct News

Trio Brings Russian Folk Music to Nicolet

A group of Russian musicians will be bringing their Authentic Folk Music to the Northwoods this weekend. Nicolet College will welcome Moscow Nights to their campus theater tomorrow. Each member of the trio grew up in Russia studying their nations musical heritage. Their performances include traditional attire, dance and instruments. They’ve performed across the US, ...

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02 Oct News

Tomahawk Woman Wins Second Progressive BINGO Game

For the second time in just over a year, a Tomahawk woman has taken home the Wauwui Bingo progressive pot. Mary Banfield took home nearly $3,400 last night after filling her entire card. She did so in just 58 numbers. By winning, she became the first repeat winner since the progressive pot was established. Fourteen ...

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01 Oct News

Man Charged in Death of Wausau Woman

There have now been charges filed in the case of a missing Wausau woman whose body was recovered last month. Twenty-two-year-old Stephanie Low disappeared from her apartment four years ago. Police announced last week that Low’s body was found in a shallow grave in Forest County. Thirty-four-year-old Kristopher Torgerson, of Wausau, was charged yesterday with ...

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01 Oct News

Driver Should be Cautious of Deer in Fall Months

With seven more vehicles striking deer this past week in Lincoln County, the Sheriff’s office is reminding drivers to remain alert. They say that October and November are the busiest months for car-deer crashes. Last year 134 people in Lincoln County struck deer in those two months alone. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety ...

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01 Oct News

Bass Champion Crowned in Tomahawk

Bass Champion Crowned in Tomahawk Ten bass, nearly 28 pounds. That was enough to secure the Wisconsin River Series Championship for Kevin and Alec Schumann. The father-son team was among 36 boats competing in the two day championship held on Lake Mohawksin in Tomahawk this past weekend. The Schumann’s were able to edge out Pete ...

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01 Oct News

DC Everest Teacher Nominated for National Award

A teacher from the Wausau area has been nominated for a national award. The State Department of Public Education recently announced four Wisconsin teachers as finalists for the 2014 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science. Among them, Sarah Trimner, who teaches 3rd grade at Mountain Bay Elementary in the DC Everest School District. ...

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