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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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15 May Uncategorized

Mock Car Crashes at Local High Schools

An annual educational campaign occurring in High Schools each spring is the mock crash. Schools in the Northwoods will once again be participating in similar campaigns. The mock crashes will generally follow a safe driving theme such as drinking and driving or texting while driving. The Merrill School District hosted their mock crash earlier this ...

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12 Mar Uncategorized

Man Arrested with Homicide Suspect not Believed Involved

Officials from the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office continue to update their double homicide investigation from over the weekend. Seventeen year old Ashlee Martinson is currently being held in Boone County Indiana where she was arrested along with Ryan Sisco on Sunday. Martinson is challenging her extradition back to Wisconsin and will have a hearing on ...

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27 Nov Uncategorized

Avoid Cyber Criminals When Shopping Online

  Shoppers across the state will get a jump start on their holiday shopping tomorrow on what has become ‘black Friday’ both in instore and online. The state department of Consumer Protection is warning online shoppers that cyber criminals may look to target holiday shoppers. Sandy Chalmers with the department says that cyber thieves are ...

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Lincoln County Board Fills 17th District Vacancy

The Lincoln County Board named its newest supervisor at their meeting yesterday morning. Kevin Koth was appointed and approved by the board to serve in the 17th district. Koth will take over the seat held by Don Nelson who resigned to take a job out of state. Lincoln County Clerk Chris Marlowe says that one ...

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24 Oct Uncategorized

Tomahawk Celebrates Halloween on Saturday Oct. 25

While Halloween isn’t until next weekend, some communities are getting an early start. Here in Tomahawk, trick or treat hours have been set for 1 until 5 on Saturday. This coincides with the Tomahawk Main Street Fall Fest event in downtown Tomahawk. Some of those activities include children’s activities at the Tomahawk Main Street Office ...

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17 Oct Uncategorized

Bell Tower Dementia Walk Raises More than $6,000

Bell Tower Residence Assisted Living recently hosted a successful fundraising event for Dementia. This was the second year for the Walk for Dementia and organizers say they raised more than $6,000. The money will go to a Music Memory Program for the Life Enhancement Department at Bell Tower Residence and for dementia research in Wisconsin.  ...

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06 Oct Uncategorized

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report October 6

Following multiple calls of a suspicious person walking in traffic on USH 51 in the Town of Bradley a 25 year old Green Bay man was arrested last Monday evening and brought to Lincoln County Jail. The man was charged with felony second degree reckless endangering safety and a misdemeanor count of criminal damage to ...

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