General Announcements

Tomahawk Star Foundation presents Best Burger in Paradise 2024. Purchase a card for $40.00 and get a free burger at each of the sponsoring restaurants from now through August 30. Purchase card from Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce, Trig's, WJJQ and participating restaurants. Proceeds benefit the Star Foundation, providing grants toward the current needs of our community. Thanks to our generous burger sponsors, B's Landing, Pine Pointe, WT Silverado, Castaways Bar and Grill, Winding Trail Grill and Bar, Road Lake Pub & Grill and Jeb's Bar and Grill.

Tomahawk Lions' Treasure Hunt will start June 1 and run the entire month. Look for hidden silver pins that feature two Tomahawks and Lions logo. If you find one call Lion Kevin Imm 966-3108 and you will win $100.00 to be awarded at the 4th of July festivities. Pins could be hidden downtown, in Sara Park, Veteran's Memorial Park or other busy places around town.

Ties That Bind Us is hosting the June Cleavage Open on Saturday, June 1 at the Inshalla Country Club.  Registration is from 2:00 to 2:45 pm, with golf beginning at 3:00 pm.  Sign-up sheets are available at Inshalla or call Lori at 966-4385.

The Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce is holding their 46th annual Chamber Golf Classic on June 3 at Merrill Public Golf Course.  To register your team call the Merrill Chamber Office.

Ties That Bind Us will be hosting an ongoing Cancer Support Group/Caregivers Support Group meeting on the first Tuesday of every month, next meeting is Tuesday, June 4. The meeting will be held at 6:00 pm at Incredible Bank on North Fourth Street. For more information or if you have any questions call 499-3326.

The Aspirus-Tomahawk Hospital Foundation has scholarship application forms available for college students.  This annual program has provided over $100,000.00 in funding for students studying in the healthcare related field.  Scholarship applications are available at the hospital/clinic greeters desk, at WJJQ and on-line at wjjq.com.  Application deadline is July 1, 2024.

Lakeland Retirement Foundation will be hosting a bus trip June 20 and 21. Bus will leave at 11:30 am and return the following day at 5:00 pm. Trip includes: The Fireside Play, State Capital-Madison Tour, Stevens Point Brewery Tour, 1 Night stay at Comfor Inn and 3 meals. For tickets please call 715-356-9118.

Kinship of Tomahawk will be hosting a Pickleball Tournament, Saturday June 22 at Sara Park. Space is limited to 18 teams per division; Round Robin Men's at 8:00 am, Women's at 10:00 am, and Mixed Doubles at 1:00 pm. For the registration of $35.00 per person and $15.00 for 2nd event contact Kinship of Tomahawk at kinshiptomahawk@hotmail.com or call 715-453-1910.

Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce will once again be hosting their traditional Arts, Craft and Vendor Fair July 3 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on the Sara Park soccer fields.  Open and free to the public, plenty of parking. Something for everyone with 90 plus vendors plus a FREE bouncy house for kits, live music, shade tent, and food vendors.

Tomahawk's Support Group for Caregivers of someone living with Dementia, meets the third Thursday of every month from 3:00 to 4:00 pm at the Tomahawk Senior Center. If anyone has any questions they can reach out to Jesse Welch at 453-2164 or by email jwelch@nshorehc.com.

The Tomahawk TOPS (Taking Pounds Off Sensibly) meetings on Wednesdays at the lower level of the Methodist Church off Bradley Farm Road. Weigh-ins begin at 9:00 am; the meetings at 10:00 am. Visitors are welcome.

Academic Success provides basic skill instruction for students who want to earn their GED/HSED, who may need support on their college coursework or just to "brush up" on their basic academic skills. Nicolet staff are available every Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm in the Tomahawk Library community room. You can contact Nicolet College at 715-365-4455 Ext 4455 if you have any questions.

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, 9-8-8 provides direct connection to free, confidential, and compassionate support. You are not along in crisis, just call, text or chat 9-8-8 for 24/7 confidential support.

Saturday, May 18

The Tomahawk Farm and Flea Market will be held at Qualheim's True Value parking lot from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. The market will feature a variety of vendors including: in season plants, farm fresh produce, sour dough bread, dog treats, crafters, direct sales and flea market treasurers.  The Tomahawk VFW will be holding a fundraising food tent.

The T.H.S. National Honor Society Brat Fry is going on today at Trig's Brat Hut from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

The Friends of Council Grounds will be hosting another 'Friend for a Day' volunteer opportunity. From nine to noon, people can help with their beach area clean-up and other early season chores. In addition to individuals or families, groups, businesses or organizations are also invited. Volunteers receive free admission for the day and can stick around after the volunteer opportunity to enjoy the park. Meet at the park entrance at 9:00 am.

HAVEN of Lincoln County is holding a fundraising Rummage Sale from 9:00 to 4:00 pm at 1106 E. 8th Street in Merrill.

God Is Calling Ministry is Presenting Lori Slaughter, from 9:30am to Noon. Topic will be Unity of The Body. All men and women welcome to Northwoods Vineyard Church, located at 418 Kaphaem Rd. Tomahawk, WI. Questions please contact Alaina at 715-570-5296. 

Food Truck-A-Palooza will be held at the Merrill Festival Grounds from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. A variety of food trucks, a cornhole tournament, music and a craft vendor show. More details to follow.

The Lincoln County Sports Club will host their annual BIG Fundraiser and Open House from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Everything will be held at the Sports Club at W5071 Schulz Spur Road in Merrill. Enjoy Adult or Kid games and events, walk or take a wagon ride around the premises, check out the upgrades to the clubhouse as well as the upgrades to the shooting ranges (gun, archery & trap) and visit with local and national organizations and non-profits. Raffle drawings begin at 3:00 pm. Need not be present to win. Check out their website for raffle ticket information.

Sunday, May 19

Ahead of the riding season, the Spirit Ryders will hold a spring 'bike blessing' at Calvary Baptist Church in Rhinelander. All motorcycles, bicycles, UTVs and ATVs are encouraged to participate. The blessing will be held at Noon in the church parking lot.

Monday, May 20

The Lincoln County Highway Department anticipates paving will begin May 20 through May 23 on County Highway A between Highway 8 and the Tomahawk City Limits in the Town of Bradley.  Motorists are advised to use an alternative route and can expect delays. Work is weather permitting.

Town of Bradley Plan Commission will be holding a meeting at 6pm to discuss a zoning change on County Road U from Rural Residential 2 to Minor Subdivision Request.

Oxbo Creek on CTH X between Springbrook Road and Bunker Hill Road, in the Town of Pine River, will be closed starting today until July 3. This is for a bridge replacement, please use posted detour.

Tuesday, May 21

There will be a blood drive from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 160 N. Brown Street in Rhinelander.

Wednesday, May 22

The Tomahawk Elementary 3rd grade track meet will take place starting at Noon.

WaWui Bingo continues at the SARA Park Activity Center in Tomahawk, with the doors opening at 5:30 pm, cards on sale at 6:00 pm and the first of 15 games at 7:00 pm. Progressive jackpot around $1,700.00 in 52 numbers or less.

Thursday, May 23

Saint Paul Lutheran Church at 12 E Wisconsin Ave. will be holding a rummage sale from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The Tomahawk Elementary School will hold their Red, White and Blue Day program at 1:30 pm.

Friday, May 24

School District of Tomahawk Class of 2024 Graduation Ceremony will be held at 7:00 pm in the School District Fieldhouse. Tickets are not needed to attend.

Saint Paul Lutheran Church at 12 E Wisconsin Ave will be holding a rummage sale from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Trinity Lutheran Church on Highway 8 east of Prentice, will have a brat, burger and rummage sale from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The Tomahawk Area Historical Society will hold a brat fry fundraiser in the Tomahawk Trig's Brat Hut from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Funds will go towards maintenance of the Old Kindergarten and Log Cabin museums.

Saturday, May 25

The Tomahawk Farm and Flea Market will be held at Qualheim's True Value parking lot from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. The market will feature a variety of vendors including: in season plants, farm fresh produce, sour dough bread, dog treats, crafters, direct sales and flea market treasurers.

St. Paul Lutheran Church at 12 E Wisconsin Ave will be holding a rummage sale from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The Tomahawk Area Veterans Honor Guard will have a memorial ceremony at 9:00 am Prairie Rapids Cemetery.  A breakfast will follow at the Nokomis Town Hall.

The 25th annual Memorial Service at the Veterans' Monument in Union Grove Cemetery, at 4521 Lakewood Road in Harshaw, will be at 11:30 am.  The program will honor past military Veterans.  For those interested, the Einar H. Ingman, Jr. Motorcycle Honor Procession will gather at the American Legion Post 93 in Tomahawk at 9:15 am and depart at 10:35 am.  For more information go to veteransceremony.org

There will be a Veteran's Memorial Ceremony, honoring those who served, at Prairie Rapids Cemetery today at 9:00 am, located on Prairie Rapids Road, in the Town of Nokomis. In-case of inclement weather, ceremony will be held at the town hall on Lake Nokomis Rd.

The Tomahawk Area Historical Society will hold a brat fry fundraiser in the Tomahawk Trig's Brat Hut from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Funds will go towards maintenance of the Old Kindergarten and Log Cabin museums.

Demmer Library located in Three Lakes, will hold thier Used Book Sale from 9:00 am to Noon. Wide selection of adult fiction, nonfiction, youth, children's, hardcover and paperack books. For more information you can call 715-546-3391

Sunday, May 26

The 30th Annual Main Street Memories Car Show will be held from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm in Downtown Tomahawk. Free admission for spectators. Hundred's of classic vehicles, craft and food vendors, kids’ activities, music and more.

Saint Paul Lutheran Church at 12 E. Wisconsin Ave will be have their last day of their rummage sale from 10:00 am to Noon.

Spirit Historical Society is sponsoring the Annual Barn Dance from 7:00 pm to Midnight. This free will donation event includes a Flag raising at 8:00 pm followed by free refreshments. Raffles for new crafted items, Square dancing called by Gary Edinger and music with DJ Karl Lind. Located at Darrel and Luann Lind Farm N1169 German Settlement Road in the Town of Spirit.

Monday, May 27

In observance of Memorial Day, the Merrill City Hall Offices will be closed.

The Tomahawk Area Veterans Honor Guard will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony at 10:00 am at Veterans' Memorial Park.  There will also be ceremonies at 10:45 am at Greenwood Cemetery, 11:15 am at Calvary Cemetery and at Oak Hill Cemetery at 11:45 am.

Thursday, May 30

There will be a community baby shower for pregnant and parenting families with children 0 to 18 months.  The event will be from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the Corpus Christi Center of St. Mary Catholic Church in Tomahawk.

Friday, May 31

It's the last day of school for students at the Tomahawk School District.

The Merrill Noon Optimist will be hosting the Good New Project E-cycle Event at the Merrill Festival Grounds from Noon to 5:00 pm.

The Tomahawk Area Historical Society will be holding a Brat Fry Fundraiser at the Trig's Tomahawk Brat Hut between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Funds will go towards the new Antique Print Shop and Tomahawk Boat Museum Project.

The Table Free Community Meal will be served at St. Augustine's Church at 39 S. Pelham Street in Rhinelander.  The doors open at 4:00 pm and the meal is served starting at 5:30 pm.

Saturday, June 1

The Tomahawk Farm and Flea Market will be held at Qualheim's True Value parking lot from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. The market will feature a variety of vendors including: in season plants, farm fresh produce, sour dough bread, dog treats, crafters, direct sales and flea market treasurers.

The Merrill Noon Optimist will be hosting the Good New Project E-cycle Event at the Merrill Festival Grounds from 8:00 am to Noon.

The free Community Breakfast will be held from 8:00 to 10:00 am at Trinity Lutheran Church, 235 N. Stevens Street in Rhinelander.

Tomahawk Girl Scouts are hosting a scrap metal recycling day for Town of Rock Falls residents from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the town hall.  For more information please go to townofrockfalls.com 

The Tomahawk Area Historical Society will be holding a Brat Fry Fundraiser at the Trig's Tomahawk Brat Hut between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Funds will go towards the new Antique Print Shop and Tomahawk Boat Museum Project.

Tomahawk Lions' Treasure Hunt will starts today and will run the entire month. Look for hidden silver pins that feature two Tomahawks and Lions logo. If you find one, call Lion Kevin Imm at 966-3108 and you will win $100.00 to be awarded at the 4th of July festivities. Pins could be hidden downtown, in Sara Park, Veteran's Memorial Park or other busy places around town.

Town of Rock Falls Clean Up Day. Come to the town hall anytime between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm and pick up clear plastic bags. Pick up whatever is lying along the roads and leave the bag tied shut at the side of the road for pick up. When your clean up is finished please text 715-966-4056 or email rockfallsclerk1@gmail.com with approximate bag locations for easy pick up.

Sunday, June 2

Help celebrate the VFW Auxiliary's 10th Anniversary! Enjoy cake and coffee from Noon to 3:00 pm at the post located at
203 S. 4th Street as you learn more about their mission.

Tuesday, June 4

Opening day of the Tomahawk Main Street Farmers Market from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the intersection of W. Wsconsin Ave and N. 3rd Street. This will be held every Tuesday through mid-October.

Wednesday, June 5

The Community Free Breakfast will be served from 8:00 to 10:00 am at Trinity Lutheran Church, N. Stevens Street in Rhinelander.

Saturday, June 8

The Half Moon Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District will hold their annual meeting at the Bradley Town Hall at 9:00 am. Agenda items include the budget and association fees, water shield harvest, fish stocking, and aerator status.

Health in Motion 30th Anniversary Family Fun Day from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Hodag Dome in Rhinelander. Family events include bouncy house, obstacle course, bingo, giant Jenga, stomp rockets, craft table, and more!




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