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by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Your thoughts on downtown mid-block turns
Replies: 5
Views: 3694

Your thoughts on downtown mid-block turns

The Tomahawk City Council is considering an ordinance to prohibit left turns mid-block for east and westbound traffic on West Wisconsin Avenue, except for vehicles turning into alleyways and driveways. The ordinance would prohibit those frequent turns one sees by cars going in one direction and then...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Comments/background about Bubba sought
Replies: 0
Views: 3739

Comments/background about Bubba sought

**NEWS UPDATE: Robert "Bubba" Troutman, 63, Tomahawk, died Wednesday, April 19. Arrangements are pending at Generations Funeral Home, Tomahawk. Bubba was most recently known for his Bubba's Big Party in Nokomis during the Tomahawk Fall Ride. Anyone who wishes to provide background or comme...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Skanawan Non-metallic mine proposal
Replies: 0
Views: 10089

Skanawan Non-metallic mine proposal

A 45-acre Non-metallic mine proposal for the town of Skanawan is covered in detail in the 1/10/17 Tomahawk Leader. A hearing will be held Thursday, Jan. 12 at 4 p.m. before the Lincoln County Land Services Committee in Room 257 of the Lincoln County Service Center, 801 N. Sales St., Merrill. This pr...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Jul 19, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Enough! (Lincoln Hills School)
Replies: 2
Views: 6369

Re: Enough!

The following is a reply to Larry's column in the July 19 Leader from Brenda (Zietlow) Murphy, Tomahawk. An edited version (too many words) will be published in the July 26 Tomahawk Leader: Dear Larry, Thanks so much for writing about the inequality of the reports of abuse and child endangerment at ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Enough! (Lincoln Hills School)
Replies: 2
Views: 6369

Enough! (Lincoln Hills School)

Okay, enough. I’m tired of all the one-sided news about the staff at Lincoln Hills School. All we hear is how children are being so abused by the inept, bullying staff. Sorry, people, but these are not the nice young kids next door. These are convicted criminals! I know the staff can’t talk, but why...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Is Lincoln County's Pine Crest Nursing Home for Sale?
Replies: 0
Views: 44317

Is Lincoln County's Pine Crest Nursing Home for Sale?

A Letter received for the July 19, 2016, Tomahawk Leader Should Lincoln County's Pine Crest Nursing Home be sold to a private, for-profit company, or should this fine facility be maintained as a possession of our county, with bonding approved for improvements? These are questions, which the resident...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Dec 04, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Sister Theresa
Replies: 0
Views: 43757

Sister Theresa

Please share any memories you might have about Sister M. Theresa Regler, who died Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the age of 85. In 2008 she retired to SSM Franciscan Courts, Oshkosh, after serving the Tomahawk community for over 45 years.
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Sep 01, 2015 2:28 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Don’t want trail on west side of L
Replies: 1
Views: 30879

Re: Don’t want trail on west side of L

This Letter was published in the Sept. 1, 2015, Tomahawk Leader: Many questions remain Questions Regarding Multi-Purpose Trail Proposed in Nokomis: This article is in response to an article written by Larry Rydberg the week of August 24, 2015. 1. "No personal property will be involved." Tw...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Sep 01, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Don’t want trail on west side of L
Replies: 1
Views: 30879

Don’t want trail on west side of L

The following Letter to the Editor appears in the Sept. 1, 2015, Tomahawk Leader: The Town of Nokomis and the Nokomis ATV Club applied for a grant in 2014 from the DNR to put in a multi-use trail in the west side road right-of-way on Hwy. L. The proposed trail is going to be for ATV, UTV, snowmobile...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Sep 01, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: A typical intersection
Replies: 0
Views: 29916

A typical intersection

The following letter was published in the Sept. 1, 2015, Tomahawk Leader: It behooves one to wonder why the expansion of a Convenience Store and Fueling facility is needed (at Hwys. 8/51) – adding to the already overbuilt gas stations and convenience stores in this state along any major highway inte...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Jul 15, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apologize for mistake
Replies: 0
Views: 34634

Apologize for mistake

The following was sent to the editor andappears in the July 14, 2015, Tomahawk Leader: I made a mistake and I apologize. On Thursday, July 2nd I voted for the budget wrap-up motion to complete the Joint Finance Committee’s work. The wrap-up motion contained a number of technical amendments along wit...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Jul 15, 2015 12:19 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Forgotten what it’s all about
Replies: 0
Views: 38364

Forgotten what it’s all about

A Letter to the Editor in the July 14, 2015, Tomahawk Leader: Isn’t it amazing, the world we live in today? A world filled with Tweets, Likes, Pinterest, and more. … Our resources for creativity are now endless! In light of the 4th of July, many of us found ourselves sharing Photoshopped patriotic i...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Jul 15, 2015 12:12 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Kudos to Kahns
Replies: 0
Views: 34763

Kudos to Kahns

It was a joy to see the wonderful display for the Kahn family in the log building of the Tomahawk Historical Center's complex. From the informative and genealogical information about their production of "shine" and fishing up north, to the history of the resort, the family tree complete wi...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Jul 15, 2015 12:12 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Loony Loon
Replies: 0
Views: 34563

Loony Loon

A Letter to the Editor in the July 14, 2015, Tomahawk Leader. Look for a feature story about this incident on the front page of this week's Tomahawk Leader: A funny thing happened to us on Crystal Lake last month when a loon hopped up on our swim raft and laid an egg. Our first reaction was somethin...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Jul 15, 2015 12:10 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: This is what you get
Replies: 0
Views: 34824

This is what you get

A Letter to the Editor in the July 14, 2015, Tomahawk Leader: This is what you get when you have gerrymandered Assembly and Senate Districts. This is what you get when legislators care more about lobbyist, trade associations, A.L.E.C. and other special interest groups than the people they are suppos...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Jul 02, 2015 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nation shaped by religious principles
Replies: 1
Views: 10418

Nation shaped by religious principles

Over 200 years ago, our second President (and signer of the Declaration of Independence) John Adams stated that Independence Day would be celebrated forever in America, because it’s the most important day in our history. “It ought to be commemorated,” he said, “as a day of deliverance, by solemn act...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Jul 01, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Mary's Diner
Replies: 20
Views: 32932

Re: Mary's Diner

Kathy's Kolumn in the June 30, 2015, Tomahawk Leader led to the resurrection of this thread about Mary's Diner after Kathy saw a link and message posted to You Tube by Josh Brunker, noting that it was the 15-year anniversary of Mary Edmunds' death (June 18, 2000.) Perhaps others would like to rememb...
by Tomahawk Leader
Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:48 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Pictures of Bearskin and Hiawatha Trails
Replies: 0
Views: 34809

Pictures of Bearskin and Hiawatha Trails

Now that the Hiawatha and Bearskin Trails are officially linked between Tomahawk and Minocqua (thanks in large part to the ongoing efforts of Jim Wise who fought for the combined trail for 25 years!), the Tomahawk Leader would like to feature the trails in a publication. We are looking for photos of...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Nursing Homes experiences
Replies: 4
Views: 13586

Nursing Homes experiences

The Aug. 5, 2014, Tomahawk Leader has a story about the 21 federal deficiencies reported at Golden LivingCenter-Golden Age, Tomahawk. There's a link to those findings on the front page at http://www.tomahawkleader.com. The topic of nursing homes can bring up strong emotions for some, including someo...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Superman Sammy's cancer battle ending at home
Replies: 0
Views: 36009

Superman Sammy's cancer battle ending at home

We encourage you to look for the feature about Superman Sammy Massa, age 3, in this week's Tomahawk Leader. He's been battling brain cancer and has come home to be under hospice care. It's a touching, heart-wrenching story about something no child and no family should face. Now there will be no more...
by Tomahawk Leader
Sat May 03, 2014 9:37 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Stolen religious artifact
Replies: 1
Views: 11660

Stolen religious artifact

Marc Lietha is beside himself. He's asking to "please help us get our religious artifact back (a cross etched in stone) that was taken from the old Sacred Heart Hospital. This was donated to the Tomahawk Historical Society but someone removed (stole) it from the old Hospital grounds before the ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Apr 28, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: One-fish limit
Replies: 1
Views: 12066

One-fish limit

The topic is bound to be a hot one, but Tomahawk Leader City Editor and Leader blogger Jed Buelow shares is feelings about the one-fish limit on area lakes due to increased spearing elsewhere on this Message Board under "Fishing With Jed." He also learned that hook and line fishing does no...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Apr 17, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Bucki murder trial
Replies: 0
Views: 35791

Bucki murder trial

We attended seven of the eight days of the Mark Bucki murder trial and have had a lot of coverage on our web page at http://www.tomahawkleader.com and in the Tomahawk Leader newspaper itself. We welcome your comments about the case if you have any as well as any current events or topic affecting thi...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Mar 25, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Help homeless animals
Replies: 0
Views: 35688

Help homeless animals

A Letter to the Editor in the March 25, 2014, Tomahawk Leader: Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead Several years ago, before I became the manager at LCHS, I arrived at work one sunny day and ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Mar 25, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Vote411.org
Replies: 0
Views: 36086

Vote411.org

I would like to thank everyone who is running for public office in the Spring Election on April 1. Your dedication and public spirit should be recognized by all and is truly appreciated. I am the president of the League of Women Voters of the Northwoods and have been working on our League's first ex...

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