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by Old Scout
Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Business Opportunity
Replies: 8
Views: 9261

Business Opportunity

If someone is looking to open a business I have a suggestion. I tried today to buy some mailing labels and some other printer materials. Now that Ben Franklin is gone I ended up going to Shopko. They had nothing on the shelves for printer supplies so the project I was working on is shut down until I...
by Old Scout
Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Kwik Trip
Replies: 8
Views: 20385

Re: Kwik Trip

DANG BUT I MISS BEN FRANKLIN ! ! ! ! ! ! :cry:
by Old Scout
Sat May 27, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Spirit River Dam
Replies: 45
Views: 69454

Re: Spirit River Dam

I can see why they figure on having the dam done by Thanksgiving. They bring in a piece of equipment and disappear for the rest of the week. As of today they have a lot of equipment and trailers parked around the lot and on the dam but I haven't seen anyone there doing anything that looks like they ...
by Old Scout
Thu May 25, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gas prices
Replies: 4
Views: 8522

Re: Gas prices

I have often questioned the pricing of gas in the area. Seems a little strange that all the producers prices go up at the same time. :roll: I have heard rumors that when one dealer gets a raise in price that phone calls are made to the others so they can follow suite and thus avoid any type of price...
by Old Scout
Wed May 17, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Spirit River Dam
Replies: 45
Views: 69454

Re: Spirit River Dam

Lots of equipment around the parking lot and by the dam, but haven't seen any work getting done. Looks like they are just using the place as a parking lot. Haven't even seen any people around.
by Old Scout
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Spirit River Dam
Replies: 45
Views: 69454

Re: Spirit River Dam

From the amount of equipment and supplies they are hauling in it must be a rather serious repair they are planning. Seems like I read that they plan on putting some kind of plate in on the water side. Perhaps MrBrowns can fill us in as I believe he is the one that wrote about it.
by Old Scout
Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Spirit River Dam
Replies: 45
Views: 69454

Re: Spirit River Dam

Good news Ken,

I went by the dam today and there were people there working on it. Looks like the day has finally arrived that it will get fixed. :D
by Old Scout
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed carry
Replies: 8
Views: 11153

Re: Concealed carry

Just to show how crazy this whole thing is. When concealed carry first became available I applied for my license. The only requirement I had to meet was to send them a copy of my retired military ID and my DD214. No classes, just a background check and my card came in the mail in about a month. I ha...
by Old Scout
Sun Apr 09, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed carry
Replies: 8
Views: 11153

Re: Concealed carry

I sent a message to our local state rep. to let her know how I feel about this. Don't know if it will do any good but at least she will know that everyone is not in favor of it. Hope there are many others that pass this information on and hope for at least some modifications to the bill. Here is the...
by Old Scout
Fri Apr 07, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed carry
Replies: 8
Views: 11153

Re: Concealed carry

The more I think about it the more concerned I am about not having training or a background check etc. Yes they do one when you buy the handgun, but if you buy it from an individual, or have had it for many years and there was no check run, no one knows whether you are legally allowed or not. I feel...
by Old Scout
Fri Apr 07, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Spirit River Dam
Replies: 45
Views: 69454

Re: Spirit River Dam

I noticed that there is a equipment trailer parked by the dam in the area that needs the repair. Perhaps something will happen soon.
by Old Scout
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed carry
Replies: 8
Views: 11153

Concealed carry

I am having a bit of a hard time with the idea of allowing concealed carry without any training or other qualifications. I totally believe in being allowed to carry but there are people who have never owned or had any training on the proper use of a hand gun. On the spur of the moment they decide to...
by Old Scout
Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Spirit River Dam
Replies: 45
Views: 69454

Re: Spirit River Dam

Nothing has moved up to this weekend. Might be waiting until the ice is off.
by Old Scout
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "gerrymander"
Replies: 0
Views: 6541

"gerrymander"

I have to chuckle at the big finesse over the "gerrymander" discussion. It's not like it doesn't happen every 10 years no matter which party is in control. Makes me think of a bunch of little kids having temper tantrums to get their own way. I find it difficult to justify spending our tax ...
by Old Scout
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Spirit River Dam
Replies: 45
Views: 69454

Re: Spirit River Dam

There is a crane and so other equipment parked in the lot by the dam so they must plan on doing something. Maybe, or it might just be a decoy to keep us guessing.
by Old Scout
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lincoln Hills
Replies: 5
Views: 15385

Re: Lincoln Hills

Well the aclu is sticking it's nose into things again. I can't believe that anyone would believe much of what these little darlings would say about the people who work at Lincoln Hills. They were not there because they were nice little boys and girls and when they caused problems and had to be restr...
by Old Scout
Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:25 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: MERRY CHRISTMAS
Replies: 1
Views: 6877

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Wishing everyone a MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR ! ! ! ! :D
by Old Scout
Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lincoln Hills
Replies: 5
Views: 15385

Re: Lincoln Hills

After talking to a couple of people that work there, due to regulations the inmates are able to get away with most anything and the employees are not allowed to discipline them unless it is really serious. When the security people are attacked and have to defend, protect themselves then they get in ...
by Old Scout
Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lincoln Hills
Replies: 5
Views: 15385

Re: Lincoln Hills

And all the problems that they are investigating will still be happening no matter where they are and all they will do is change the location and spend more money. :roll:
by Old Scout
Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lincoln Hills
Replies: 5
Views: 15385

Lincoln Hills

I seem to remember that there was a juvenile corrections center in the southern part of the state. Unless my memory fails me I believe it was at a place called Wales or some such thing. It was closed to save money and because both places were only half full and the state closed the one and sent ever...
by Old Scout
Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Spirit River Dam
Replies: 45
Views: 69454

Re: Spirit River Dam

Ken, haven't seen anybody around since that one day. Maybe they were just thinking about it and are putting it off again.
by Old Scout
Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Spirit River Dam
Replies: 45
Views: 69454

Re: Spirit River Dam

Back in the late 50's I remember a friend and I walking along the beach along the highway by the mill picking up lost fishing lures off the stumps. We were able to do that several times. Normally that is quite deep there (deep enough to sink a school bus out of sight about 10 years or so back and th...
by Old Scout
Tue Oct 11, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Spirit River Dam
Replies: 45
Views: 69454

Re: Spirit River Dam

Went past the dam today and there were some guys that appeared to be working on the problem area. Not sure what they were doing but perhaps it is a start. Over the past roughly 60 years I can recall it being drawn down close to the channel several times when there was not enough rain or snow runoff ...
by Old Scout
Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: ATV's on 86
Replies: 1
Views: 6713

ATV's on 86

I can't believe that anyone would even contemplate letting ATV's on State Hwy 86. :roll: With the traffic of the employees to the mill, the pulp trucks and semi's in and out of the mill in addition to those who live in the area and travel the hwy every day this idea is crazy. Add in the traffic on h...
by Old Scout
Sun Sep 18, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Harley layoffs
Replies: 7
Views: 13414

Re: Harley layoffs

According to your theory, you would like to see the corporations making millions and the workers who do the actual labor to create the product making peanuts with no rights other than show up and do the work for nothing more than whatever wage the corp. feels they want to give them. The only differe...

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