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20 Dec Uncategorized

Two Die in Mercer Fire

TOWN OF MERCER, Wis. (AP) — Two people have died in a house fire in northern Wisconsin this week. Officials say the fire happened Wednesday night in the Town of Mercer. The home on Old Highway 51 Rd. was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at just after 6pm. The coroner pronounced a 24-year-old man and a 37-year-old ...

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13 Dec Uncategorized

Tomahawk Police Department Reports

Earlier in the week officer responded to a complaint of a physical altercation at a Tomahawk residence. One of the individuals involved, a 33 year old male was taken into custody for domestic disorderly conduct. He was later released after posting bond. A driver received two traffic citations following an accident earlier this week. The ...

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22 Nov Uncategorized

NATH Receives Donation

The Northwoods Alliance for Temporary Housing continues to receive generous support from community members in the 5 county area they serve. They recently announced a donation from the 14 employees at Country Terrace Assisted Living. The check will help fund Frederick Place and other NATH operations. Frederick Place, a 16 bed shelter, has provided over ...

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07 Oct Uncategorized

Town of Merrill Home a Loss after Fire

Two people were arrested and a house is a total loss after a fire at a Town of Merrill home over the weekend. The fire occurred off of Moritzville Avenue at just after 4:00 Saturday afternoon. The first responders to the scene reported the house was completely engulfed in flames when they arrived. The tenants ...

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03 Sep Uncategorized

North Fourth Street in Tomahawk Reopens

The City of Tomahawk has reopened the portion of North Fourth Street from River Road to Somo Avenue. The road closed and detour signs were removed on Tuesday at 2:00 pm. North Fourth Street has now reopened in Tomahawk.

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21 Aug Uncategorized

Dan Lemke to be Honored for Conservation Work

A local man will be honored later this year for his work in conservation. Dan Lemke works as a Senior Land Asset Manager for Plum Creek, where he plays a role in the permanent protection of more than 60,000 acres of timberland. Based on his work, he will be honored by the Gathering Waters Conservancy. ...

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21 Jun Uncategorized

Power Outages in the Northwoods Area

There are scattered power outages throughout the Northwoods areas. There are not any reported in the Tomahawk area, but the Rhinelander and Eagle River areas have been hit hard by outages. Keep tabs on the outages with Wisconsin Public Service. http://www.wisconsinpublicservice.com/outagesummary/view/outagegrid.aspx

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20 May Uncategorized

Million Dollar Power Ball Ticket Sold in Antigo

Someone in Antigo at the end of last week just missed out on a huge Power Ball payout. The Wisconsin Lottery has announced that two separate tickets in Wisconsin were $1 million dollar winners. This means the player matched all 5 numbers but missed out on the power ball. While the winner hasn’t been identified ...

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Nicolet Early Childhood Open House

Anyone interested in a career in Early Childhood Education is invited to an Open House at Nicolet College this morning to learn more about the associate degree and certificates offered through the college’s Early Childhood Education program. The event will take place from 9am to 11am in the Head Start facility on the Nicolet Campus. ...

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08 Feb Uncategorized

Chamber Meeting Produces ATV Ideas

The Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce hosted a meeting yesterday morning for area businesses to discuss how the lack of snow affects business. Over 40 people attended the meeting, and several ideas were discussed to bring tourists to the Tomahawk area. Perhaps the most popular idea at the event was to further develop area ATV trails ...

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