General Announcements


St. Mary's Annual Fall rummage sale is Saturday, October 19 from 7:00  am to 3:00 pm in the St. Mary's Corpus Christi Center. Donations for the rummage sale can be dropped off on Friday, October 18, from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The Tomahawk Lions Club is hold the 2019 UTV Can Am Defender Raffle with tickets on sale at various business and WJJQ.  The tickets are $10.00 each and the winner will be announced on November 9 at 3:00 pm at Tomahawk Sports Center.

The Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club is hosting the 20 gun raffle drawing at Billy Bob's Sports Bar and Grill on November 16.  The fun starts at 5:00 pm with the drawing at 7:00 pm.  Tickets are available at Viegut's Do It Express, Erv's Sales and Service and Tomahawk Sports Center.  The tickets are $25.00.

Lights for a Cure to benefit Relay for Life are now selling bulbs to honor, in memory of support a loved one.  The tree will be located in the boulevard by Tomahawk Community Bank.  To order or for more information, please call 966-0086 or 612-2464.

The Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce is accepting donations of cleaned, deboned venison for their Venison Feed on November 22.  Donations can be dropped off at the Tomahawk Chamber Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

The Tomahawk Fire Department is holding a fundraising raffle in December.  The 25 Days of Christmas Cash Raffle will give ticket holders a chance to win part of $2,600.00 in cash.  The first drawing is on December 1 and tickets are on sale at WJJQ.  

Thursday, October 17

The Tomahawk Public Library is hosting Library Time from 10:00 to 11:30 am.

Generations Funeral Home & Crematory will be providing Grief Support Sessions. The first session, "Getting Acquainted" will begin at 1:30 pm. At this session, they will go over the grief support program and explain what you can expect. There is no charge and all materials will be provided. Refreshments will be served. Contact Generations Funeral Home at 224-3182 with questions.

Friday, October 18

The Tomahawk Senior Center will host Octoberfest from 1:30 to 3:30 pm with live old time music with Rusty Reed Bender Band.  There will be a cash bar and warm pretzels.

The Rhinelander High School German Trip will host a fundraiser from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at CT's Deli.

Saturday, October 19

St. Mary's Annual Fall Rummage Sale is from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm at St. Mary's Corpus Christi Center in Tomahawk.

The Tomahawk United Methodist Church, 1104 School Road, will hold their Harvest Dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.  There will be turkey and ham with all the trimmings and pie.  The cost is $9.00 for adults and children 10 and under are $3.00.

First Lutheran Church in Ogema will hold a fall supper from 4:30 to 7:00 pm, featuring Swedish potato sausage, roast beef and pie. 

Sunday, October 20

The Merrill Eagles #584 are sponsoring a pancake breakfast from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Eagles Club, 1205 Lake Street in Merrill.

Monday, October 21

The Rhinelander District Library will hold trading card games open play from 3:30 to 5:00 pm.

The STAR Foundation will hold the Best Burger Celebration Party from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Road Lake Pub & Grill.  There will be appetizer and music.

The Rhinelander District Library will host Tabletop Gaming from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.

Tuesday, October 22

The Lincoln County Health Department will hold a flu shot clinic for Merrill students from 8:00 to 10:30 am at Jefferson Elementary School.

The Tomahawk Community 7th Day Adventist Church, 1529 E. Somo Avenue, will hold their clothing and linen giveaway from 9:00 to 5:00 pm.

The TB Scott Library in Merrill will host the "Fall Into Some Great Books" sale from 9:30 to 5:00 pm.  This sale is for the friends of the library.

The Calvary Baptist Church, 320 Lincoln Street in Rhinelander, will give away containers of ice cream from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

Wednesday, October 23

The Lincoln County Health Department will hold an adult walk in flu shot clinic at the health department in Merrill from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

The TB Scott Library in Merrill will host the "Fall Into Some Great Books" sale from 9:30 to 5:00 pm.

Open gym for basketball is from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Tomahawk School District Fieldhouse.

Thursday, October 24

The Lincoln County Health Department will hold a flu shot clinic for students at the Tomahawk School District from 8:30 to 11:00 am.  There is not charge for the flu shot.

Rep. Mary Felzkowski will be hold two listening sessions today. The first will be held at the Tomahawk Public Library from 12:30pm-1:30pm. The second will be in the Merrill Council Chambers from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.

The UMW Church of the Pines will host a rummage and bake sale from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the American Legion Hall in Minocqua.

The TB Scott Library in Merrill will host the "Fall Into Some Great Books" sale from 9:30 to 5:00 pm.

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Library Time from 10:00 to 11:30 am. This play based program is for young children and those who are for them.

The Lincoln County Health Department will hold an adult flu shot clinic from 12:30 to 2:00 pm at the Tomahawk Senior Center.

The Oneida County Health Department will hold a flu shot clinic from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Rhinelander High School.

Friday, October 25

The UMW Church of the Pines will host a rummage and bake sale from 9:00 am to Noon at the American Legion Hall in Minocqua.

The TB Scott Library in Merrill will host the "Fall Into Some Great Books" sale from 9:30 to 5:00 pm.

Saturday, October 26

The Hazelhurst Lions Club will hold their Fall Arts and Crafts Fair from 9:00 to 3:00 pm at the Hazelhurst Town Hall.

The Oneida County law enforcement agencies will be taking back unwanted prescription drugs from 10:00 to 2:00 pm at the Minocqua Police Department, Rhinelander Police Department, Three Lakes Police Department and Oneida County Landfill.  The Tomahawk Police Department has a take back receptical that is available during regular hours.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 N. State Street in Merrill, will hold Trunk to Trunk to Treating from 10:00 to Noon.  There will also be carnival games, door prizes and snacks.

The Rhinelander Historical Society Museum will host a Halloween Open House from Noon to 4:00 pm.  Visitors can tour the museum and enjoy apple cider and Halloween treats.

The annual Harvest Dinner and Raffle will be from 3:00 to 5:30 pm at the Brantwood Community Center, W1593 US Highway 8.  There will be hearty buffalo stew, homemade bread and pies, plus raffles and prizes.

The Friends of Council Grounds State Park will hold a candlelight walk from 6:00 to 8:30 pm.

Sunday, October 27

The Nokomis Fire Department is hosting a Trick or Treat event for all area children beginning at 3:00 pm at the fire department at 2675 County Highway L.

Tuesday, October 29

The Lincoln County Health Department will hold a flu shot clinic for Merrill students from 8:00 to 10:30 am at Washington Elementary School.

The Tomahawk Public Library will host after school board games from 3:30 to 5:00 pm, for all school aged kids and their families.

The Oneida County Health Department will hold a flu vaccine clinic from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the James Williams Middle School Choir Room.

The Oneida County Health Department will hold a free night for parents and caregivers to learn how to help their teens navigate health care decision making.  The program is at 6:00 pm at Rhinelander High School.  There will be a free meal and refreshments provided.

The TB Scott Library in Merrill will host DIY with Heidi Wyrick at 6:00 pm.  The topic is Fall Into Art.

The Lakeland Gem and Mineral Club meeting is at 6:30 pm at the United Methodist Church of the Pines in Minocqua.

Wednesday, October 30

The Lincoln County Health Department will hold an adult walk in flu shot clinic at the health department in Merrill from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Thursday, October 31

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Library Time from 10:00 to 11:30 am. This play based program is for young children and those who are for them.

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Halloween fun from 3:30 to 7:00 pm.  There will be activities, photo booth, coloring and candy.

The City of Tomahawk will hold Trick or Treating from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.  Motorists are urged to slow down and watch for the children.

The Lakeland Union High School Drama Club will present the fall comedy, "Murdered to Death" at 7:00 pm.  There will also be shows at 7:00 pm on Friday and a matinee at 2:00 pm on Saturday.

Friday, November 1

The Lincoln County Health Department will hold a free flu shot clinic for Merrill students from 9:00 to 10:00 am at Maple Grove Elementary School.

Ascension Wisconsin Spirit Medical Transport is hosting a blood drive from 9:30 to 12:30 pm at the Spirit 2 Helicopter Hangar on the Howard Young Medical Campus in Woodruff.

A Halloween Carnival will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Tomahawk Elementary School.  Kids can wear their costume and enjoy some fun activities.

The Lakeland Union High School Drama Club will present the fall comedy, "Murdered to Death" at 7:00 pm. There will a matinee at 2:00 pm on Saturday.

Saturday, November 2

The Northwoods Chapter of the Ninety-Nines, an International all-women pilot organization, will host a Let's Fly Now Event from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Eagle River Airport.