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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
4-7-20155-1-2015Geranium & Plant Sale
Order forms are available at the greeter’s desk inside Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital, 401 W. Mohawk Dr., Tomahawk, or by calling 715-361-2004. Orders are due with payment by Friday, May 1. Plant pick up is Wednesday, May 20 at the hospital, between the hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you are not interested in pre-ordering plants, stop by on May 20 to purchase a variety of plants not on the order form.
4-20-20154-27-2015It's Your Government
Monday, April 20 – Half Moon Lake Commissioners, 9 a.m., What’s Brewin’, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: Onterra Inc. grant status, report; annual meeting/social date/time; reports; Hein property gift; newsletter.

Monday, April 20 – Town of Russell Annual Meeting, 7 p.m., town hall.

Tuesday, April 21 – City of Tomahawk Planning and Zoning Commission, 8 a.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: review outdoor storage of materials and vehicles and chapter 30 environment; review open burning ordinance; update on raze or repair order, 425 N. Fourth St.

Tuesday, April 21 – Lincoln County Board of Supervisors, 8 a.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: service recognitions (10 years, Sarah Brandner, Social Services department, Sandy Wendt, Pine Crest Nursing Home; 25 years, Penny Pehlke, Pine Crest Nursing Home); interview county treasurer candidates/vote on candidate for appointment via resolution; appointments; resolutions (support communicable disease control for population health; urge Wisconsin legislature to seek rate increase funding sources in order to avoid further Medicaid rate cuts to most nursing homes as proposed in Senate/Assembly bill, 2015-17 state biennial budget bill; approve 2015 contract between Lincoln County and Board of Regents of University of Wisconsin system; confirm selection of director of Social Services department; oppose proposed state biennial budget changes affecting Aging and Disability Resource Center; Wisconsin Long-Term Care Coalition; approve 2014 supplemental appropriation for solid waste fund; appointing a treasurer; approval of union contracts for sheriff’s office deputies 2015-17; recognition of Earth Day activities; streamline veterans services).

Tuesday, April 21 – Oneida County Board of Supervisors, 9:30 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: Conservation Awareness speech contest winners; consent agenda (resolutions re: proclamation on fair housing, and urge state legislature to appropriate $2.5 million each fiscal year to support communicable disease control, prevention programs; appointments); resolutions (support existing ADRC, family care until stakeholders included in pursuing opportunities of long-term care delivery system; amend fiscal year 2015 budget to meet all projected costs for creation of 80% Affordable Care Act coordinator; reclassification of clerical support II position at public health department to administrative support position with grade level F of non-exempt wage schedule; amend general code mobile, manufactured homes, house trailer parks; amend general code, structures; modify fee schedule to include fee, mobile tower siting structures, facilities; county issuance of bonds or promissory notes; draft counteroffer to Kwik Trip requesting extension for decision on offer to purchase until Aug. 1, 2015; reimbursement of $9,180.29 for incurred expense as result of matters subject to evidentiary hearing of veterans service officer); closed session (offer to purchase outlots 1 & 2, 100 W. Keenan St., city of Rhinelander); open session.

Tuesday, April 21 – ADRC of the Northwoods Board of Directors, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., The Pointe, Minocqua, quorum of ADRC Board of Directors and quorums of various ADRC board committees may be present at educational event, no business will be conducted. Board of Directors, 2 p.m., agenda includes: interim director recommendation.

Tuesday, April 21 – City of Tomahawk Board of Public Works, 5 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: new business (Tomahawk Main Street Inc. Board of Directors request, pedestrian crossing signs, Wisconsin Avenue; Somo Avenue and 8th Street, parking, littering of cigarette butts; bridge inspection report); old business (lawn mowing contract; 2015 public works project updates, East Kings Road; storm water utility feasibility study).

Tuesday, April 21 – City of Tomahawk Licenses and Permits Committee, 6 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: operator/picnic licenses; year to date budget vs. actual for “celebrations”; special events –Tomahawk Main Street Inc. Farmers Market every Tuesday June 16-Oct. 15, Tomahawk Lions Club Pow Wow Days July 3-4, and Thrilla on Grilla Aug. 8; Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce, Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championships one day qualifier Aug. 9, and Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championships two day championships Sept. 25-27; city business license; events coordinator.

Tuesday, April 21 – City of Tomahawk Finance Committee, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: old business (329 Bradley Farm Road; North Fourth Street right-of-way; Tomahawk bicycle trail system project); new business (Tomahawk Fire Department replacement of equipment, command vehicle; Kwahamot Water Ski Club parking lot expansion; resolution authoring issuance/sale of up to $3,354,250 sewage system revenue bonds series 2015; financial assistance agreement with principal forgiveness-clean water fund; city of Tomahawk pre and post issuance compliance policy procedures-clean water fund loan; wayside at County Hwy. A and US Hwy. 8, agreement with Lincoln County for janitorial service, collection boxes at ATV parking site).

Tuesday, April 21 – City of Tomahawk Common Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: oath of office (Alderpersons Alan Hanson, Dale Ernst, Mike Van De Weerd, Mike Loka); elect council president; license and permits (operator licenses, temporary class B picnic licenses; special events – Tomahawk Main Street Inc. Farmers Market every Tuesday June 16-Oct. 15, Tomahawk Lions Club Pow Wow Days July 3-4, and Thrilla on Grilla Aug. 8; Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce, Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championships one day qualifier Aug. 9, and Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championships two day championships Sept. 25-27); resolutions (authorize issuance/sale up to $3,354,250 sewage system revenue bonds series 2015; extend appreciation/gratitude to Bruce Hetzel, Roger Schlegel, Brian Viegut for time/energy dedicated to city of Tomahawk); official depositories; official newspaper; financial assistance agreement with principal forgiveness-clean water fund project; city of Tomahawk pre and post issuance compliance policy, procedures-clean water fund loan; Somo Avenue and 8th Street, parking, littering of cigarette butts; wayside at County Hwy. A and US Hwy. 8, agreement with Lincoln County; cost of collection boxes.

Tuesday, April 21 – City of Merrill Committee of the Whole Redevelopment Authority (joint meeting), 6 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: review, discuss downtown vision plan.

Tuesday, April 21 – Town of Bradley annual meeting, followed by regular town board meeting, (no times given), town hall. Regular town board meeting agenda includes: blacktopping, pulverizing, crack filling bids; hiring for parks, beach; action on remodeling town hall, shop exteriors; wood chipper purchase.

Tuesday, April 21 – Town of Nokomis Annual Meeting, 6 p.m., town hall. Agenda includes: minutes/financial report 2014; fire department/town chairman reports; concerns of residents.

Tuesday, April 21 – Town of Birch Annual Meeting, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Agenda includes seeking input on possible action regarding changes in Chat Cemetery rate schedule, operating procedures.

Tuesday, April 21 – Town of Little Rice Annual Meeting, 6 p.m., town hall. Agenda includes: financial report.

Tuesday, April 21 – Town of Harrison Annual Meeting, 6:30 p.m., town hall.

Tuesday, April 21 – Town of King Annual Meeting, 7 p.m., town hall. Agenda includes: 2014 annual minutes, treasurer’s report, financial statement.

Tuesday, April 21 – Town of Rock Falls Annual Meeting, 7 p.m., town hall.

Tuesday, April 21 – Town of Schley Annual Meeting, 7 p.m., town hall.

Tuesday, April 21 – Town of Tomahawk Annual Meeting, 7 p.m., town hall.

Tuesday, April 21 – Town of Wilson Annual Meeting, 7 p.m., town hall. Agenda includes: April 2014 annual town minutes, financial reports; residents issues, comments, suggestions to include county taking over assessment duties from towns and digital signing in Lincoln County; set date for 2016 annual meeting. Regular town board meeting to follow, agenda includes: discuss town stand on county doing property assessment duties, county amendment to digital signage.

Wednesday, April 22 – School District of Tomahawk Executive Committee, 8 a.m., Elementary Building, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: closed session (a. administrative team contract discussion; b. discussion of wages; c. superintendent resignation); open session.

Wednesday, April 22 – Lincoln County Emergency Management Committee, 8:30 a.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: 2014 budget modifications, carryover request; grant receipts.

Thursday, April 22 – Oneida County Labor Relations and Employee Services Committee, 9 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: deputy/register of deeds vacancy review appeal; employee handbook-acting pay/sheriff department; exempt-salaried employee comp time; wellness/health updates.

Wednesday, April 22 – Lincoln County Housing Authority, 10 a.m., Housing Authority Office, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: reports, bills, statements, all projects.

Wednesday, April 22 – Community Care Connections of Wisconsin Governing Board, 1 p.m., Rice Lake. Agenda includes: administrative updates; monitoring reports; board self-evaluation; time-sensitive action; advocating for family care; potential implications of affordable care act mandates re: employee benefit package.

Wednesday, April 22 – Lincoln County Solid Waste Committee, 6 p.m., Landfill Lane, Merrill. Agenda includes: credit applications; RFP for leachate hauling; gas well project report.

Thursday, April 23 – Merrill Area Public Schools Board of Education Policy Committee, 5:30 p.m., MAPS Building, Merrill. Agenda includes: technical education scholarship; establish timeline for review process for first drafts of policies, start review process.

Thursday, April 23 – Lincoln County Board of Adjustment Public Hearing, 10 a.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: variance request by Judy Schroeder to allow rebuilding home less than 75 feet to Clear Lake, W5694 Clear Lake Road, town of Bradley.

Thursday, April 23 – Oneida County Long Term Support Committee, 10 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: 2014 final COP update, variance; 2015 COP plan update; adults and elders referral report; MAPC report; personal emergency response systems.

Thursday, April 23 – Town of Skanawan Annual Meeting, 7 p.m., Town Hall.

Friday, April 24 – North Central Health Care Nursing Home Operations, 8 a.m., Lake View Drive, Wausau. Agenda includes: senior executive nursing home operations, quality report master facility plan update; CNA recruitment/retention, compensation strategies; CNA compensation plan.

Monday, April 27 – Bradley Plan Commission, 6:30 p.m., Merrill. Agenda includes: review request by Greg Jones for conditional use permit to construct personal storage building 40’x72” on Coda Lane Road; informational items, commission and non-commission members.
4-21-20154-30-2015Golf lessons
The YMCA of the Northwoods is collaborating with the Northwoods Golf Course to provide golf lessons at the Northwoods Golf Course. PGA professional Dan Buckley will be leading the lessons to help you get your golf game on par for the spring. Four lessons in total will run during the program. Everyone (age 8 and up) is welcome and encouraged to come take advantage of this as the season starts. The program will run on April 21, 23, 28, and 30 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm and will cost $50 per participant. Pre-registration is required and helps ensure the class will run. Register today (Tuesday) at the YMCA of the Northwoods. For more information contact the YMCA of the Northwoods at 715-362-9622.
4-25-20154-25-2015Get Your K’s On Run
The Lakeland Area Kiwanis Club recently announced that it is again hosting the “Get Your K’s On Run,” a 1-5-10k run on April 25, starting at 1 p.m. at the Minocqua Park on Hwy 70 W. This will be a timed event this year in all run categories. Proceeds from this event support Kiwanis Autism Projects at a local level as well as other Kiwanis programs in the Lakeland area. To register for this event, volunteer to help with it or to be a sponsor, go to www.lakelandkiwanis.com under the tab for “Get Your K’s On Run”. For more information, contact Dan Brunette at 715-362-5253 or 715-499-2992 or Laura Bertch at 715-892-1204.
4-27-20154-27-2015Northwoods Knitters and Purlers
The Northwoods Knitters and Purlers will meet Monday, April 27 at 12:30 p.m. at the Woodruff Town Hall on Hwy. 47 in Woodruff. This meeting is open to all who have an interest in knitting from beginner to advanced. Learn more from Linda at 715-356-9580 or Carol at 715-453-8055.
4-27-20154-28-2015Hunter Safety registration
All participants will complete the Internet course during the month of April. Then, they will attend two classroom sessions and a field day. The hunter education course is a three-tiered program consisting of the following: the on-line course, which takes about eight hours to complete; two classroom sessions; and the field day. Participation in all three tiers of the program is required to graduate. The Tuesday classroom session will be at the DNR May 12 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., and the Thursday classroom session will be at the DNR May 14 from 6 to 8:30p.m. The outdoor field day (May 16 from 8 a.m. to completion) will be at the Somo Fish and Game Club, located on County Road CC. Interested parties may register at Park City Credit Union from noon to 8 p.m. on April 27, 28 and 29. The fee is $10 for the hunter education course. No registrations will be accepted over the phone. There is a limit of 25 juveniles per class. There is no limit on the number of adults who can enroll in this course. For more information, call 715-453-5819.
5-1-20155-2-2015Spring Fling & Art Walk
There will be great deals and quality art on display and for sale as some two dozen Tomahawk Main Street’s downtown businesses present this year’s Spring Fling & Art Walk Friday, May 1 from 1 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Any purchase of art or store merchandise gets you an entry slip into a drawing for art door prizes. Plus the public can purchase raffl e tickets for a chance to win one of two pieces of art. An AfterGlow Party will follow Friday night at The Rodeo, with Jeff Calhoun playing classical guitar from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be hors d’oeuvres and drink specials. For more information, contact the Main Street office at 715-453-1090 or visit www.tomahawkmainstreet.org.
5-6-20155-6-2015Empowering youth with disabilities
A gathering of Tomahawk community and Lincoln County stakeholders will take place Wednesday, May 6 to discuss how to empower youth with disabilities, ages 15-21, through employment and community involvement. The network involves employers, students and parents, community leaders, school staff and community agencies. “Come and discuss how we as a community can benefi t from their unique abilities to make our community stronger,” organizers say. “Businesses need great employees; youth with disabilities are looking for meaningful work experience. Our community is stronger when everyone has a chance to contribute and participate.” The May 6 community conversation will take place from 9:30 a.m. to noon at River Valley Bank, 1218 N. 4th St., Tomahawk. Breakfast will be served. Reservations are requested by Tuesday, April 28 with Jessica Roe at 715-453-2106, ext. 285 or roej@tomahawk.k12.wi.us.
5-16-20155-16-2015Shotgun shooting camp
The Tomahawk Hunter Safety Education Group and Somo Fish and Game Club will hold a shotgun shooting camp May 16 starting at noon. The camp is open to the public, and everyone is encouraged to participate. The cost is $5 to cover the cost of supplies (ammunition and targets). Participants will receive a t-shirt and other material. Supplies are limited to the first 25 participants who sign up. Participants will learn proper safety and techniques of trap shooting, according to NRA and ATA standards, and will live fire at clay pigeons with 20 ga. and 12 ga. shotguns. For more information, contact Phil Zipp at 715-453-2739 or Hetch Lund at 715-453-5819. Somo Fish and Game Club is located about seven miles west of Tomahawk on County Road CC.
6-24-20157-29-2015Music on River
Tomahawk’s Music on the River (MOR) is celebrating its eighth summer concert series and has announced its 2015 concert line-up, which includes six free Wednesday concerts at Veterans Memorial Park in June and July. Scheduled to appear are:

June 24, Copper Box, a returning favorite playing blues rock, polka, Cajun and zydeco;

July 1, The Del Rays, four-piece bad playing classic rock and roll from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s;

July 8, Elvis Tribute Artist Art Kistler and EP Boulevard Show Band from the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn., area;

July 15, Reilly, four-piece Milwaukee band playing a blend of Celtic rock and traditional Irish tunes;

July 22, The Jimmys, eight piece band featuring horns, guitars, dynamic keys and rhythm section;

July 29, Rockwell from the Sevens Point area, classic rock from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The free concerts begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m.

To offer financial support for this series which is presented by volunteers, contact Dixie Zastrow at 715-453-2056 or Cathy Meyer at 715-453-7508.
6-11-20166-11-2016ACT Test Date
Ongoing Events
Open Arms Soup Kitchen
Open Arms Community Soup Kitchen is open Tuesdays, welcoming any hungry souls as well as those who want to socialize between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Center adjacent to St. Mary's Church. All are welcome to enjoy the free dinner. Anyone who would like to support this volunteer effort may send donations to P.O. Box 1, Tomahawk, WI 54487.


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