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Fatal Three Vehicle Accident Near Arbor Vitae

67 Year old Barbara C. Hilleque of Minocqua died in a three vehicle accident in Vilas County yesterday morning. The crash happened on Highway 51 just north of Arbor Vitae at a little after 10:00am. Officials from the Wisconsin State Patrol say that two northbound vehicles struck each other, sending a car driven by a ...

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Three Injured in Lake Tomahawk Boating Accident

Several people were injured in a two boat accident in Woodruff last evening. That incident happened at just past 5:00pm on Lake Tomahawk near Indian Shores. The Woodruff Police Department says 8 occupants were in a ski boat when it struck a fishing boat with two occupants. Signs indicated that the fishing boat was anchored ...

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DNR to Dedicate Bike Trail in Manitowish Waters

The DNR continues to expand the bicycle trail system in Northern Wisconsin, and tomorrow will hold a dedication of trail in Manitowish Waters. The ribbon cutting will celebrate the completion of an 8-mile stretch of trail connecting Manitowish Waters and Boulder Junction. Its part of a larger approximately 45 mile long trail that runs almost ...

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16 Jul Uncategorized

Two Birds Test Positive for West Nile in Marathon County

Two dead crows tested in Marathon County have turned up positive for West Nile Virus. The Marathon County Health Department says the two birds were found in Weston 3 weeks ago. West Nile Virus is a mosquito-borne illness that often shows up in birds. The virus can also be transmitted to humans, but 80 percent ...

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23 May Uncategorized

Body found in Wisconsin River in Tomahawk

City of Tomahawk Chief of Police Al Elvins has announced that on Thursday, May 22 at approximately 6:30 pm, the Tomahawk Police Department was notified of an unidentified body that was located in the Wisconsin River near the Hiawatha Trail Bridge by a fisherman. The remains were identified through numerous means, including dental record, as ...

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10 Apr Uncategorized

WJJQ Home, Sport & Travel Show, w/ Health Expo – This Weekend

WJJQ HOME, SPORT, & TRAVEL Show with HEALTH EXPO Saturday, April 12th from 9:00-4:00 Sunday, April 13th from 10:00-3:00 TOMAHAWK SCHOOL COMPLEX  1048 East King Road Free Admission! PARTICIPATING SPONSORS 2014 AA Seamless Allied Health Chiropractic Center (Bobbi & Grace) Apple Valley Nursery & Orchards Area Glass Bathroom Crafters Bell Tower Residence Carpentry By Ivan ...

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28 Mar Uncategorized

Einar Ingman Presented Plaque from American Legion

As part of National Congressional Medal of Honor Day, held on Tuesday, the local American Legion Post was also recognized. Family members of Medal of Honor recipient Einar Ingman were on hand to present the American Legion, Bronsted Searl Post 93 and its Auxiliary Unit 93 with a plaque of recognition. Commander Joe Story says, “The ...

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25 Mar Uncategorized

Fire in the Town of Sugar Camp

An Oneida County family was displaced after a fire at their home yesterday. Numerous area fire departments were called to the house fire on River Run Road in the Town of Sugar Camp. The 911 call from a neighbor came at just before 3:00. Firefighters arrived to find the home fully engulfed. The residents were not ...

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19 Mar Uncategorized

Somo Fish and Game Club Raffle Winners

 Somo Fish and Game Club Raffle winners were: 1st. – $150.00 gift certificate to Viegut’s Do-It-Center – Pam Crass 2nd – $100.00 gift certificate to Tomahawk Ace Hardware and Rental – Bob & Pam Barnetzke 3rd – $75.00 gift certificate to Nelson’s County Market – Janice Hakala 4th -$75.00 gift certificate to Tomahawk BP – ...

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10 Mar Uncategorized

DNR Restricts Lead Tackle on Three Vilas County Lakes

(AP)The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is getting set to restrict lead tackles on three northern lakes. Anglers won’t be allowed to use any lead-containing items smaller than an inch on lakes Escanaba, Pallette and Nebish in Vilas County beginning April 1st. The DNR conducts research on the lakes and wants to ensure loons and other ...

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