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Runners stepping into the weekend at Minocqua Winter Park for 5K

To start off the holiday weekend, people flocked to Minocqua's Winter Park. Over one-hundred people registered to support the park. The Tower's Revenge Trail Race combines two of the highest points in Oneida County into one tough 5k. The race covers some of the most rugged territory of the area.
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Fire destroys Lac du Flambeau residence

Fire destroyed a home in Lac du Flambeau. In a press release, the Lac du Flambeau Tribal Police Department said a call for help came in at 6:35 p.m. Thursday, reporting a fire on Rocky Point Lane. When emergency personnel arrived, the residence was fully engulfed. The occupants and their...

Cassian Fire Department hosts annual Chicken BBQ & Car Show

HARSHAW, Wis. (WJFW) - Families and friends made their way to the Cassian Fire Department for the annual Cassian Volunteer Chicken BBQ & Car Show. This event featured food, raffles, and more. For the car show, over 50 vehicles were on display for people to take a glance at. Fire...

Events worth checking out for the week of June 30

THURSDAY 6/30 | CAMPANILE CENTER FOR THE ARTS, MINOCQUA. Alive Again: The Chicago Project came together to honor the timeless music of the band Chicago. This 10-piece band is made up of diverse musicians from Northeast and Central Wisconsin who all share a common passion: keeping the music of Chicago alive. This special concert features all of Chicago’s greatest hits including, “Saturday in the Park”, “Make Me Smile”, “If You Leave Me Now”, “Beginnings”, “25 or 6 to 4”, “Hard Habit To Break”, “Glory Of Love”, “You’re The Inspiration” and many more! Starts at 7 pm. $25 adult, $15 student. Details at

Marshfield Medical Center-Minocqua Sleep Lab receives program accreditation

MINOCQUA – Marshfield Medical Center-Minocqua Sleep Lab recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). “The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Marshfield Medical Center-Minocqua Sleep Lab on meeting the high standards required to earn accreditation as a sleep disorders center,” said Dr. Jennifer Martin, AASM president. “Marshfield Medical Center-Minocqua Sleep Lab is an important resource to the local medical community and will provide academic and scientific value in addition to the highest quality care for patients suffering from sleep disorders.”

Tomahawk man facing charges related to thefts, burglaries, drug activity

A Tomahawk man is facing charges related to thefts, burglaries and drug activity. According to a release from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Zachary Huston, 38, was arrested on Thursday, June 16 following the execution of a search warrant by the Sheriff’s Office, the Central Wisconsin Narcotics Task Force, the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Office and the Tomahawk Police Department in the Town of Bradley.

Chamber Ambassadors hold ribbon cutting ceremonies at Tomahawk businesses

TOMAHAWK – The Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at three local businesses. HMM (Hot Mess Mom) Boutique recently relocated to 218 W. Wisconsin Avenue, just a few shops down from its original location. “Starting out as a blog entitled Hot Mess Mom Society,...

A Minocqua fire, climate change report, and abortion access in Illinois

Firefighters say lithium-ion batteries may have been the cause of a fire at the Minocqua waste transfer station Monday. About 150 firefighters from 49 departments responded to the blaze, which took eight hours to extinguish. Then, a new survey reveals many Americans have changed their mind about climate change and now see it as a major crisis. Finally, Illinois abortion clinics are bracing for a surge in out-of-state patients.

Kevin D. Haring

Kevin D. Haring, age 55, lifelong resident of Tomahawk, WI, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in the arms of his wife, Stacey, and surrounded by his family at the UW Hospital in Madison, WI. Kevin was born in Tomahawk on February 25, 1967, to the late David and Kathleen (Buss) Haring. He was married to Stacey Hanneman on June 9, 2007; she survives. Kevin was a 1985 graduate of the Tomahawk High School and later received his degree in Law Enforcement from the Northcentral Technical College. He was a longtime member and Scoutmaster of the Boy Scouts of America where he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Kevin worked as a dispatcher at both the Tomahawk Police Department and the Lincoln County.

NORTHWOODS BASS LEAGUE: Pickerel Lake Tourney Results

The Northwoods Bass Anglers of Price County announced the results of the Pickerel Lake Tourney. There were a total of seven boats with 14 anglers who participated in June 18 tourney at Pickeral Lake, which is about 7 miles east of Minocqua and just north of Oneida County Road J. In first place, the Park Falls team of Glen Balsavich and JD Draxler caught five largemouth bass totaling 12.96 pounds. ...

Snowshoe Baseball Returns

LAKE TOMAHAWK, Wisc. (WJFW)- A Northwoods favorite is back in Lake Tomahawk. Snowshoe Baseball and the Snowhawks returned last week and they're ready to take on all challengers. Today, the challengers were the Lake Tomahawk Police and Fire Department. Next week, according to Head Coach Jeff Smith, is the biggest...