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04 Nov Uncategorized

Tomahawk Police Report

Police were called to an altercation stemming from a contractor dispute. The officer confirmed that nothing physical had occurred and that the original dispute was a civil matter. Officers observed a 28 year old male in a Tomahawk establishment. The officer knew the male to be on a no drink order. That order was confirmed […]

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07 Sep Uncategorized

Vilas County Stand-Off Suspect in Court

The case will continue for a Vilas County man involved in a standoff with law enforcement last month. 48 year old Mark Mayo is facing multiple charges including recklessly endangering safety and operating a firearm while intoxicated. He was in Vilas County Court for an arraignment hearing. Investigators say Mayo allegedly threatened to harm himself […]

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20 Aug Uncategorized

Harrison Ball Field Dedication

The efforts and fundraising of a local organizers will be recognized with the dedication of the renovated old ball park in Harrison. The years of work and planning will culminate with Sunday’s dedication ceremony. Renovations include fencing, amenities and the playing field. The public is invited to join in the festivities which will include ball […]

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04 Apr Uncategorized

WPS Talks Safety During Dam Safety Awareness Week

Wisconsin Public Service is joining several other groups in observing Dam Safety Awareness Week. The week’s purpose is to emphasize the importance of safety near dams and on waterways to help prevent accidents. Many of the accidents and fatalities that occur near dams could be prevented by using common sense, practicing safety, staying clear of […]

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03 Mar Uncategorized

Merrill Basketball Coach Resigns

Amid an investigation into his conduct following a game, a local basketball coach will step down at the conclusion of the season. Merrill basketball coach Kurt Soderburg was suspended last month, along with a JV coach. The investigation into Soderberg comes from a reported interaction with a parent following a game against Green Bay East […]

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03 Mar Uncategorized

Walker Signs ATV Bill

MADISON, Wis. (AP)Among a flurry of bills signed into law by the governor was one that will allow young children to operate bigger ATVs. The bill’s authors, Sen. Sheila Harsdorf and Rep. Adam Jarchow, say the bill is designed to continue to allow small children to drive ATVs as manufacturers phase out smaller models. Under […]

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21 Sep Uncategorized

DNR Agrees to Sell Vilas County Lake Frontage to Walker donor

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A published report says a major donor to Gov. Scott Walker has reached an agreement with the Department of Natural Resources to buy some prime lakefront property in northern Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the agreement calls for the DNR to sell Elizabeth Uihlein (EE’-lyn) 765 feet of frontage on Rest […]

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10 Jul Uncategorized

‘Bring it to the House’ Motorcycle Run Benefits Area Homeless Shelter

A motorcycle run this weekend will benefit a new homeless shelter that will provide service here in the Tomahawk area. Organizers of Our Sister’s House have organized ‘Bring it to the House.’ Its a self guided motorcycle ride through the northwoods. Maps will guide riders on a 120 mile, 5 stop tour of the area. […]

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18 May Uncategorized

Two arrested in City of Rhinelander

On May 15, 2015, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, along with members of the Rhinelander Police Department, the Northcentral Drug Enforcement Group (NORDEG), and the Wisconsin Department of Justice continued an investigation involving the use, manufacture, and delivery of controlled substances, specifically methamphetamine. Events surrounding this investigation led to the execution of a State Search […]

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15 May Uncategorized

Northwoods Legislators Support ‘Teach II’ Proposal

  Two northwoods legislators are lauding the passage of a motion they feel will help rural school districts advance the use of technology. Coming from legislative districts comprised almost entirely of rural schools, both Sen. Tom Tiffany and Rep. Mary Czaja voted in favor of Teach II. The motion, as part of the budget process […]

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