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’55 Chevy museum

(Photo Story) A Tomahawk man has turned his lifelong passion into what is believed to be the only museum in the world dedicated solely to the 1955 Chevy. Among the hundreds of pieces of memorabilia lining the walls and shelves of his new museum is a model ’55 Chevy Swede Jorgensen first got at the age of 12. The model was never opened and is still in its original packaging to this day. Read more about Swede’s collection in the May 19 Tomahawk Leader, available on newsstands and through an Online Edition subscription. Also look for pictures on our Photo Album.

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue; Tomahawk Leader Photo by Jed Buelow
UPDATE: Fairgrounds offered to Merrill for $1

UPDATE AS OF 7:30 P.M. TUESDAY, MAY 19: The Lincoln County Board, after a number of failed resolutions, voted tonight to offer the Fairgrounds to the City of Merrill for $1. It also approved reimbursing the city for capital improvements not to exceed $1.22 million, which is the insurance money the county has as coverage for the grandstand after it was destroyed by a tornado several years ago. A stipulation of the resolution says the city must officially accept the offer by July 1 or the county's Forestry, Land and Parks Committee is authorized to dispose of the property by public sale. Efforts by way of amendments to remove the verbiage about automatically selling the property failed, as did a stipulation that the property must remain in public use. Merrill Mayor Bialecki indicates that he will call a special Committee of the Whole meeting for 6:15 p.m. June 2 to discuss the topic. If it advances, action would then go to a regular Common Council meeting. Indications are the proposal will go to the Merrill council with a recommendation for approval. Read more about the topic in the May 26 Tomahawk Leader.

**The County Board also seated Robert Reichelt as District 22 supervisor replacing the late Graham Rankin. And, additional action sold the Hiawatha Home on Charles Avenue in Tomahawk to Our Way Inc. for $1.


STORY FROM THE MAY 19 LEADER: It’s uncertain what will transpire at the Lincoln County Board meeting tonight (Tuesday), but there’s bound to be plenty of discussion as the county’s Public Property Committee is recommending that the county give the long-debated Fairgrounds to the city of Merrill via quit claim deed for $1. County Board president Bob Lussow says, “I support the resolution fully.” Merrill Mayor Bill Bialecki meanwhile says “We've expected this (a proposed transfer to the city) and until after the vote at the County Board meeting this coming Tuesday I'm withholding comment. Depending on the results I may call a special council meeting in the very near future. The full County Board will meet at 6 p.m. May 19 at the William Buedingen Training Center, W6147 State Road 86, Tomahawk. Also on the agenda is the appointment of Robert Reichelt to fill the unexpired District 22 term held by the late Graham Rankin, as well as a resolution authorizing the transfer of a county owned group home on Charles Avenue in Tomahawk to Our Way, Inc., also for $1.

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue
Schumacher appeals termination

The Lincoln County Social Services Committee ruled May 4 not to reinstate an employee terminated for violating county policy earlier this year. At a quasi-judicial trial held at the Lincoln County Service Center earlier this month, longtime Social Service Department employee Kurt Schumacher exercised his right to a reinstatement hearing after being let go by the county following three separate incidents where complaints were filed against him. Following the termination hearing, Schumacher’s attorney said the county denied his client his constitutional due process rights. “The hearing and the decision by the committee was a sham,” he said. “As a result, I think further litigation is very likely in this matter.” The entire story can be found on newsstands or through an Online Edition subscription here.

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue
Sports recap

The four Tomahawk High School spring sports teams were in action:

**Baseball: Hatchets visited Mosinee for a doubleheader and hosted Medford in Great Northern Conference tilts. Saturday, the Hatchets entertained the Hurley Midgets for a non-conference double-dipper at Tyler Kahle Memorial Field (TKMF). The Hatchets split with Mosinee (12-6 and 2-14), lost to Medford 3-4 and won two games against Hurley 15-4 and 15-7. Aaron Schoone led the Hatchet hitters for the week with eight base hits. Jordan Roessler had seven hits, including two triples; and Jakob Panzer had a half dozen hits. Winning pitchers were Panzer, Brandon Vecchio and Jordan Shilts.

**Softball: Tomahawk’s varsity softball team played two games against GNC leaders. They fell 10-0 at Medford and 10-0 to visiting Mosinee; the girls managed just four hits total for both games, and Briana Oenning had two of them.

**Golf: While the Hatchet golf team finished sixth at last Tuesday’s GNC meet at Antigo, the locals finished in fifth place at Eagle River Thursday. At Antigo, the host team won the GNC meet with 371 strokes. At Eagle River, the host Eagles were the GNC Meet #5 winners with 358 strokes. Nick Osero shot 84 at Eagle River which was good for third place, overall.

**Co-ed track: For the 13th year in a row, the Tomahawk girls’ track team won the Hatchet Track and Field Invitational championship as it scored 183 points. In the meantime, the Hatchet boys’ team (165.5 points) was runner-up to Northland Pines (206.5) for its best finish of the season. Hurley boys scored 109.5 points. Hatchet senior Jake Borchardt had a stellar performance at Hatchet field last Tuesday, as he won the shot put event with a personal best toss of 44’6.5” and topped the field with a discus throw of 126’11”. Troy VanStrydonk outkicked the field to win the boys’ 3200m run in 11:34.09 and teamed with Mason Webster, Tyler Wittmann and Austin Kaiser to claim the boys’ 3200m relay in 9:24.88. The girls’ 400m relay (Delaney Langdon, Emmy Larson, Emily Verkilen and Hanna Meyer) won in 53.42, and the girls’ 800m relay (Langdon, Tasha Carstensen, Sierra Schulz and Verkilen) won in 1:57.86. Meyer also won the girls’ triple jump as she leapt 32’7”. Senior Jenna Schade won the girls’ discus with a toss of 103’5”; Annaluz Fox captured the girls’ pole vault with an 8’ effort; and Claire Kuehn finished first in the girls’ 3200m run in a time of 13:17.20. The Hatchet boys’ 800m relay (Han McMahon, Ben Yirsa, Josh Phillips and Easton Phalin) won in 1:39.66.

**The Tomahawk Titans baseball team had its debut back to the Dairyland League Sunday and posted an impressive 3-0 victory over the Wausau River Hawks Sunday at Tyler Kahle Memorial Field. Jon Nyberg was the winning pitcher; Lorne Ahrens led the Titans at the dish with a two-for-four performance, two runs scored, two stolen bases and an RBI. Nate Schoone had a double and an RBI, and Trevor Iwen also added a two-base hit. John Aguirre and Fletcher Schoone also had hits for the Titans.

**The June Cleavage Open for breast cancer is set June 7 at Inshalla.

**Rockin’ Tomahawk 5k/Half Marathon June 13.

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue
AD CENTER link with Display, Classified Ads

Be sure to check our AD CENTER, along the left-hand column, for our CLASSIFIEDS and certain DISPLAY ads. Included are lots of HELP WANTED ads:

**Tomahawk Bus Service seeks part-time School Bus Drivers.

**McDonald’s is now hiring part-time people for work in Tomahawk.

**Extrusion Technicians needed by Charter NEX Films, Inc.

**UW-Stevens Point is seeking an LTE Food Services Assistant.

**UW-Stevens Point Treehaven Campus has a part-time position in support of promotion of programs, services and facility use.

**Lincoln County Highway Department is accepting proposals for 25,000 tons of crushed gravel.

**The Lincoln County Highway department also seeks equipment for 2 tandem axle dump trucks, including Reversible snow plows, underbody plows, wing plows , salt spreaders, liquid systems, steerable lift axles and 12-15 dump boxes.

Click on an ad itself and go right to the company’s website, if available.

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue
Newly published book

(Photo Story) FROM PERSONAL LOSS TO POSITIVE CHANGE: Tomahawk Pastor Mark Gass has written “Be Still, 45 Days Living in God’s Calmness” to help others dealing with hardships in life overcome them through faith. The deeply personal devotion book is based on correspondence Pastor Gass had with the congregation at Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church and others from around the world as his wife, Kris, lay in a coma after a surgery on a brain tumor in 2004. Read the feature story in the May 12 Tomahawk Leader, available on newsstands and through an Online Subscription here. Copies of “Be Still, 45 Days of Living in God’s Stillness” can be purchased online at www.amazon.com for $8.99 and are available at Redeemer Church in Tomahawk.

Tomahawk Leader 5-12-2015 issue
TMS Principal, National Merit finalist

**The Tomahawk School District announced Tuesday, May 12 that the new Tomahawk Middle School principal will be Paul Kurth, a grade 4-8 middle school principal at Columbus Middle School in Columbus, Wis.

**Tomahawk High School valedictorian Katherine “Katie” Reiter was introduced at the May 12 Tomahawk School Board meeting as a National Merit Scholarship Program finalist. She also is among the very elite to be named a Corporate-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winner.

**Newly elected officers of the Tomahawk School Board include: Cathy Meyer, president; Cathy Schmit, vice president; Curt Powell, treasurer; Ken Dirks, clerk.

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue
Links to information

Looking for things to do? Check our Community Calendar for an in-depth listing of area events. And, do some extra site-seeing with our online Town Square business directory to find places to stay, dine and shop. We also feature a 15-day forecast on our Weather link; front page Map; snowmobile Trail Report; and online Fishing Report, plus our School Calendars include student activities, sporting events and information about ACT testing and college visitation dates.


Nature items:

**Wait until you see the story/fish City Editor Jed Buelow is working on! A giant crappie! Almost a state record!

** If you’re fishing, don’t forget the slot limit on walleyes.

**Check our Fishing Report and City Editor Jed Buelow’s blog on our Message Board.


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Obituaries

Summaries of obituaries to be published in the May 26, 2015, Tomahawk Leader:

**Donald W. Kuehling, 93, Tomahawk, born in Tomahawk, married Muriel Martwick, served in Army during World War II, worked in heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry for over 40 years while living in Chicago area, retired in 1986 and couple moved back to Tomahawk (died 5-18-15; funeral services Wednesday, May 20 at 11 a.m. at Krueger Family Funeral Home, Tomahawk; visitation begins at 10 a.m.)

**Jeffrey A. Behling, 67, Tomahawk, born in Chicago, Ill., 1965 high school graduate, married to Linda, managed apartment complexes and was a postal clerk in Milwaukee for many years, couple vacationed at cabin before moving to Tomahawk permanently in 2001 (died 5-16-15; no formal services; Generations Funeral Home, Tomahawk, assisting)

Summaries of obituaries published in the May 19, 2015, Tomahawk Leader:

**Lt. Col. William R. Haeflinger, 90, World War II B-17 combat pilot, reactivated during Korean War, served during Cuban Missile Crisis and Viet Nam War, retiring after 30 years of military service, was Disaster Preparedness Officer at O’Hare Airport until final retirement, enjoyed time in Tomahawk area (died 4-17-15).

**Barbara A. Drewieck, 78, Tomahawk, born in Milwaukee, married Raymond Drewieck, worked as education specialist for Department of Public Instruction for 20 years (died 5-13-15; funeral May 16 at Krueger Family Funeral Home).

**George A. Klingelhoets, 88, formerly of Tripoli, born in Turtle Lake, married Marjorie Tricker for 57 years, educator, administrator, guidance counselor, taught in Northwood, N.D., Fish Creek, Wis., and Tripoli and Prentice school districts (died 5-14-15; memorial services Sunday, May 17 at 1:30 pm. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Fairview, rural Fairchild, Wis; visitation one hour before services; Anderson Funeral Home, Augusta, assisting).

**Audrey K. Leu (nee Marks), 73, Tomahawk, born in Milwaukee, worked at Briggs and Stratton in Milwaukee for more than 30 years, after retirement she and husband, Donald Leu, moved to Tomahawk (died 5-12-15; funeral service Saturday, May 16 at 11 a.m., Krueger Family Funeral Home, Tomahawk; visitation begins at 9 a.m.)

**Evelyn I. Weseloh (nee Post), 76, Tomahawk, born in Chicago, Ill., formerly married to James Drozky, later married Harry Weseloh, lived in Illinois for many years before moving to Stevens Point where she owned and operated One Stitch Leads to Another cross stitch shop, worked for Foster and Smith in Rhinelander for 15-plus years (died 5-10-15; funeral services Thursday, May 14 at 6 p.m. at Krueger Family Funeral Home, Tomahawk, visitation will begin at 4 p.m.)

**Orville F. Majerus, 67, Sheboygan, born in Tomahawk, married Marina Dongla (died 5-9-15; funeral Friday, May 15 at the Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, Sheboygan).

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue
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Main Street Memories Car Show, pdfs below

Downtown Tomahawk will be the place to be Memorial Day weekend as Tomahawk Main Street hosts the 21st annual Main Street Memories Car Show and Wheels in Motion Motorcycle Show May 23-24. Sunday’s Main Street Memories Car Show annually draws thousands of spectators to view more than 300 classic and antique vehicles. Entertainment includes DJ Brown and his Cruisin’ Sounds, a Fantasy Corral Petting Zoo and Sue the Balloon Lady. Admission to the car show is free to the public. The car show will award over 50 trophies.
Registration for Saturday’s Wheels in Motion Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet begins at 12:30 p.m. with awards presented at 3:30 p.m. (rain location at SARA Park). All motorcycle makes and models are invited to enter for a shot at winning cash prizes and plaques for Best of Show, Best Paint, Most Authentic, Most Custom and TMS Business Choice.
Additional activities Saturday include a BMX Bike and Skateboard Contest held at Pride Park. Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in Amateur and Advanced Divisions.
Look for a trivia contest and coloring contest in this week’s Tomahawk Leader. And watch for car show pictures in our Photo Album after the event.
There’s more information in the pdfs immediately below.
For more information, visit www.tomahawkmainstreet.org or call Christine Vorpagel at 715-453-1090.

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue
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Deputy resigns amid child sexual assault charges

A deputy sheriff with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office found himself behind bars last week after being accused of second-degree sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl. Deputy Zachary Dorr, 34, Wausau, was charged with three felonies in Marathon Circuit Court May 14, including second degree sexual assault of a child, child enticement-sexual contact and exposing genitals/intimate parts to a child. Calling the matter “so very sad on many levels,” Lincoln County Sheriff Jeff Jaeger says Marathon County conducted the investigation upon his request for assistance. Dorr submitted his resignation to Jaeger May 14. He was a member of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for four and one-half years. Read more in the May 19 Tomahawk Leader, available on newsstands and through an Online Edition subscription.

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue
Memorial Day events

The public is encouraged to attend the following:

SATURDAY, MAY 23

PRAIRIE RAPIDS CEMETERY, TOWN OF NOKOMIS: 9:30 a.m., honoring past and current veterans; all are welcome.

UNION GROVE CEMETERY, HARSHAW: Past Veterans and Military will be honored at Union Grove Cemetery, located on Lakewood Road, at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23, with preliminary music at 11 a.m. A motorcycle honor procession will start grouping at American Legion Post 93, Tomahawk, at 9 a.m. and depart at 10:25 p.m.to head to Union Grove Cemetery. Contact Red Ingman, 715-966-1166, if anyone would like to ride along. Live cannon salute, fly over, veteran roll call, wreath placement, guest speakers Wi. Dept. Military Affairs Secretary John Scocos, Mark Michie, Wi. Army National Guard, former Wi. Senator Dave Zien, Trillium to perform and much more. All are welcome. Bring a chair. A free luncheon will be held at the Cassian Town Hall, following the ceremony. For information on the ceremony, participation or if interested in joining the organization, contact Rick Smith, 715-420-0552. Check out the website at
www.veteransceremony.org.

MONDAY, MAY 25

TOMAHAWK: Veterans’ Memorial Park, 10 a.m. Bring lawn chairs. Rain location VFW Hall, corner South Fourth Street and Rice Avenue. Tomahawk Area Veterans Honor Guard visiting Greenwood Cemetery, 11 a.m.; Calvary Cemetery, 11:30 a.m.; Union Grove Cemetery, Town of Skanawan, noon.

IRMA: Oak Hill Cemetery, noon.

MERRILL: St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, Merrill, 11 a.m. Master of ceremonies will be retired Army Colonel Paul Russell and the speaker will be Marilyn Rathke, widow of Army Corporal Elroy Rathke and mother of five military veterans. Participating will be the Veterans of Foreign Wars Schmitt-Manecke-Donner Post 1638 and Auxiliary, American Legion Edward Burns Post 46, MID-WIS AMVETS Post 2000, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 29 and their Auxiliaries, VFW Honor Guard, Merrill City Band, Color Guard from Boy Scout Troop 503 and other local Boy and Girl Scouts. Participants are asked to assemble at 10:30 a.m. on the road between the National Guard Armory and the Lincoln County Humane Society building. Units will march to the cemetery, leaving at 10:45 a.m.

ONEIDA COUNTY/RHINELANDER: The Oneida County Veterans Council, consisting of members from the American Legion, American Veterans, Disabled American Veterans, Marine Corps League and Veterans of Foreign Wars, invites all citizens to join them Monday, May 25, 2015, as they pause to remember and honor fallen military heroes who fought to create, preserve and defend the freedom of the United States of America. Following is the schedule for cemetery ceremonies: 8 a.m., VFW Honor Guard at Newbold Cemetery; 8:30 a.m., AmVets/American Legion Honor Guard at Northland Memorial Park; 9 a.m., VFW Honor Guard at Forest Home Cemetery; 9 a.m., AmVets/American Legion Honor Guard at Nativity of Our Lord Cemetery

At 10:30 a.m., a River Ceremony will be held at the Davenport Street Bridge. Guests can view the ceremony from Trig’s parking lot. Upon completion, participants and guests will march/walk to the Oneida County Courthouse where the final Memorial Day ceremony will begin at approximately 11 a.m. The guest speaker this year is Mayor Dick Johns, a Korean War veteran. Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. In case of inclement weather, the River Ceremony will be cancelled and the Courthouse Ceremony will be held in the auditorium of James Williams Middle School, 915 Acacia Lane, Rhinelander, beginning at 11 a.m. For more information about the ceremony, contact the Oneida County Veterans Service Office at 715-369-6127.

VFW POST 10203, HAMBURG: 9 a.m., Salem, Town of Hamburg, County Road A and S; 9:14 a.m., St. Paul’s, town of Hamburg; County Road F; 9:23 a.m., St. John’s, Town of Hamburg, County Road F and 5th Lane; 9:32 a.m., Fromm’s, Town of Hamburg, County Road F and 3rd Lane; 9:45 a.m., St. Peter’s, Little Chicago, County Road A; 10:10 a.m., Berlin Friedenshiem, County Road A and Valley Lane; 10:24 a.m., Rib View, Town of Stettin, County Road O and Woodland Drive; 10:31 a.m., Big Hill/Stubbe Hill, County Road A and Bill Hill Lane; 10:45 a.m., Taegesville, Berlin, North 72nd Ave.; 10:58 a.m., Maple Grove, Naugart Drive; 11:14 a.m., St. Paul’s Naugart, Town of Berlin, Berlin Lane; 11:29 a.m., Trinity, Town of Berlin, County Road FF and 107; 11:44 a.m., St. Paul’s, Hwy. 64 and 107 at corner of Farmingdale Road, Town of Corning; 11:58 a.m., Immanuel, Town of Corning, Leafy Grove Road and County Road M. For more information, call Commander Don Kozlowski at 715-573-3208.

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue
Book of post cards; help find JC totem pole history

**It’s been a long time coming but Frank Rippinger’s interest in preserving parts of Tomahawk’s past has finally resulted in a book that will no doubt be of interest to locals and visitors alike. “Color Post Cards of Tomahawk, Wisconsin, Including Heafford Junction and Hazelhurst” has been about a 12-year project,” the first-time author notes. An Illinois resident, Rippinger says he’s been coming to the Tomahawk area since 1969, when he was 10 years old. “I started collecting post cards in the 1970’s from resorts I would stay at. That expanded into collecting resort and tourism literature of northern Wisconsin resort areas. “Scenes found in the colorful, 62-page book include Downtown Tomahawk; Stores of the Tomahawk Area; Motels, Bars and Restaurants; Kwahamot Ski Club; U.S. Hwy. 51 Bridge; Aerial Views and Tomahawk Area Map; Resort Scenes; Multi-Views & Scenic Views; Heafford Jct. Wis. Scenes; and Hazelhurst, Wis. Scenes. Examples of some of the post cards include views of Duck Point Resort, The Outpost Campground; Twin Bay Resort, Red Arrow Lodge, Don’s Manson Lake Camp Ground; Swamp Lake Resort; lake scenes of Lake Nokomis and Manson Lake, Mrs. Magnus’ Dutch Mill Candy and Gifts (The Windmill); Jim’s Logging Camp; and the Hamm’s Bear of Leon’s Lake Ice Co. & Cabins. Copies sell for $18 at Nelson’s County Market, Tomahawk Ben Franklin and here at the Tomahawk Leader office. Check our Photo Album.

**Frank Rippinger is working on another book and asks: Back in 1956, the Tomahawk Jaycees built, painted and installed two colorful totem poles in the downtown area. One was placed on the center island boulevard on South Tomahawk Avenue, just south of Bradley Bank. The other one was placed at the tip of the center island across from East Wisconsin Avenue and North Fourth Street. These colorful symbols of Tomahawk were maintained by the Jaycees and were popular tourist attractions for more than 15 years. But what happened to them? I’m appealing to readers of the Tomahawk Leader to help me find an answer to this question, and to find out who originally built the totem poles back in 1956. Please call 630-406-7648, evenings or weekends.

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue
New news & news briefs

**THS drama kids presenting ‘Adventures of Stuart Little.’

**Red, White and Blue Day at Tomahawk Schools Thursday. Veterans, in particular, invited. Check the Community Calendar.

**A nice feature on the no weeding advantage of straw bale gardening. City Editor Jed Buelow is going to give it a try.

**Y-turn leads to stuck semi on Hwy. 8.

**The Kwahamot Water Ski Club will hold its first show of the 2015 season Saturday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Kwahamot Bay, off the North Street/Veterans Memorial Bridge.

**Brat Fry to honor those who served, active military.

**‘Opening Act’ will bring dream to life for Brandon Teal. Find out about his River Valley Lyric Opera company.

**Kick up your heels at the 11th annual old-fashioned Barn Dance and Silent Auction at the Lind farm in Spirit. (See Community Calendar)

**Northwoods Tobacco-Free Coalition offering free retail training.

**Improving literacy in Northwoods.

**Grant to help Scentability grow; seeking public votes.

**Savvy Senior: How to recognize stroke symptoms and what to do.

**Fr. John Anderson, pastor of the Catholic communities of St. Mary Church in Tomahawk, St. Augustine in Harrison and St. Francis of Assisi of Pier-Willow area, informed his congregations this past weekend that he will be leaving the end of June. He is moving to Immaculate Conception Parish and St. Mary School in New Richmond and St. Patrick's Parish in Erin Prairie. New Richmond is his hometown, he notes. His first day there will be July 1. The priest coming to this area will be Fr. Louis Maram Reddy.

**Tomahawk Main Street is asking for and appreciates donations in any amount to defray expenses for the flower baskets and boxes that soon will appear downtown. The amount of a $45 donation was set to “Adopt a Flower Basket.” Perhaps you can “adopt” more than one or honor the memory of a loved with a living memorial. Make checks payable to Tomahawk Main Street and send them to: P.O. Box 131, Tomahawk, WI 54487 or stop in the office at 225 W. Wisconsin Ave. In the memo of the check, write “Foster Downtown Flowers.”

Tomahawk Leader 5-19-2015 issue
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Honor Heikkinen

The Price County Economic Development Association will honor the late Leo L. Heikkinen with the 2015 Price County Lifetime Achievement Award. He was founder of Prentice Hydraulics (Cat Forestry and owned by Caterpillar of Peoria, Ill.) and Multitek (Multitek North America, LLC). The award ceremony will take place Wednesday, May 20 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Northcentral Technical College, 1408 Pine Ridge Rd., Phillips. The public is invited.

Tomahawk Leader 5-5-2015 issue
Town Square Business Directory

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