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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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05 Feb Uncategorized

Update on Special Olympics: Wisconsin Athletes Medal

Special Olympics Coach Bonnie Kahn of Tomahawk continues to update us on the World Games being held in South Korea. Coach Kahn also says that the team is starting to rake in the medals. Jason Suino of Hayward came into the 10k as the top ranked male in the division. He skied the tough course ...

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20 Dec Uncategorized

Winter Weather Advisory Continues

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Vilas, Oneida, and Lincoln Counties until 9:00 pm tonight. Snow will continue today and early this evening.  A storm total accumulation of five to seven inches is expected.  Winds gusting to 30 miles per hour this afternoon and evening will produce ...

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13 Aug Uncategorized

More Scam Attempts in Lincoln County

Lincoln County residents continue to be the target of scam attempts. This week the sheriff’s department reports that 2 more residents were targeted. Last Monday, a resident in the Town of Tomahawk was contacted and told he needed to provide his Social Security and checking account numbers in order to get a new Medicare card. ...

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25 Apr Uncategorized

City of Tomahawk Assessment Roll

The city of Tomahawk assessment roll for the year of 2012 will be open for examination today. Instruction material about the assessment, how to file an objection and the board of review procedures under Wisconsin law will be available at that time. The assessment roll is a public record. It will be available at city ...

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25 Apr Uncategorized

Merrill FD Presentation

The Merrill Fire Department further explained their closure of Station #2 at their public informational meeting last night. While the meeting was previously scheduled, it came on the heels of the department closing their second station for a day. With two members out, the staffing was down to 5, rather than the usual 7. Presenters ...

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25 Apr Uncategorized

Antigo Requiring Teacher Drug Testing

Following a marijuana ring which reached some employees, the Antigo School District will now require drug testing. Their School board made that decision last night, passing the policy unanimously. It will require all new hires to undergo a mandatory drug testing before being hired. Following investigations, several district employees were charged with buying or selling ...

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