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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
5-29-201810-15-2018US 8 roadwork
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announces roadwork on US 8 in Lincoln County, beginning today (May 29) and continuing until mid- October, between Klade Road and Gatgewood Heights Road.
9-4-20189-26-2018Cancer Support Group
Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center is hosting a monthly cancer support group called “Coping with Cancer” the first Tuesday of every month from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Minocqua Center conference room 5.
The topic Tuesday, Sept. 4 is the importance of nutrition. All cancer patients and their support persons are encouraged to attend. Registration is not required.
For more information, contact Collette Zunk, a social worker and one of the co-facilitators, at 715-358-1492.
9-10-201810-15-2018Living Well with Chronic Conditions
Living Well with Chronic Conditions, a free, six-week interactive health improvement program can help those with chronic illnesses explore healthy ways to live with a physical or mental condition.
The next Living Well with Chronic Conditions class in Tomahawk will meet on Mondays, starting Sept. 10 and run through Oct. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital on West Mohawk Drive.
9-12-201810-10-2018Visiting college reps at THS
Tomahawk High School’s Guidance Office announces the following opportunities to meet with visiting representatives from colleges:
•Northern, MI – Wednesday, Sept. 12.
•St. Norbert –
Monday, Oct. 8.
•UW-Madison – Wednesday, Oct. 10.
In each case, sign up with guidance counselors.
9-13-20185-16-2019Campanile Center for Arts
Campanile Center for Arts
Starting off the season is Mark Twain and the Laughing River, Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m.
Future events, all at 7 p.m., include:
•Farewell Angelina, Thursday, Oct. 18 – an all-female country group featuring four powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters and multi-instrumentalists.
•Sail On: A Beach Boys Tribute, Thursday, Nov. 1 – the nation’s premier Beach Boys Tribute Band.
•“It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theater,” Tuesday, Dec. 4.
•The Highwaymen Live, Thursday, Jan. 24 – a 90-minute country music tribute show that’s full of upbeat, honky-tonk hits like “Ring of Fire,” “Dukes of Hazzard” and “On the Road Again.”
•Artrageous, Wednesday, March 20 – a one-of-a-kind performance that brings many different art forms to life. Get ready to experience live art, music, dance and life-sized puppetry as the artists create masterpieces before your eyes while mixing song, choreography and audience participation.
•Danceworks: Torch and Glamour, Thursday, April 11 – combining dance with improv comedy to explore romance on the rocks.
•Terra Guitarra: The Landscape of Guitar, Thursday, May 16 – music and art go hand-in-hand to illustrate the concept that the whole world is constantly vibrating and “singing” and the great joy in joining in harmony with it.
9-18-20189-18-2018TAG (Tomahawk Area Gardeners)
TAG (Tomahawk Area Gardeners) will meet today (Tuesday, Sept. 18) at 6 p.m. at the Tomahawk Community Bank upstairs community room. Gathering is at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to get involved in “keeping Tomahawk beautiful,” the club’s goal. There will be a business meeting and talk will be about next year’s plans.
9-18-20189-21-2018Pool Schedule
Pool Schedule
Tuesday, Sept. 18 THS girls’ swim team practice, 3:30-6 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 19 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; THS girls’ swim team practice, 3:30- 6 p.m.; THS cross country team, 6-6:30 p.m.; deep water exercise, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 20 Pool closed; THS girls’ swim team at Medford, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 21 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; THS girls’ swim team practice, 3:30-6 p.m.
9-18-20189-24-2018It’s Your Government
Tuesday, Sept. 18 – Oneida County Board of Supervisors, 9:30 a.m., Oneida County Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: Resolution # 61 - 2018: Offered by the Supervisors of the Land Records Committee approving the conveyance of part of PIN PI 308-2 to Donald L Kohlbeck and Deborah H Kohlbeck; Resolution # 62 - 2018: Offered by the Supervisors of the Land Records Committee approving the conveyance of part of PIN PL 240-10 to Brant A Laddusire and Abbey L Laddusire; Resolution # 63 - 2018/OA #63 - 2018: Offered by the Supervisors of the Administration Committee amending section 3.09 of the General Code – Purchasing. Ordinance amendment related to authority to sign contracts with the State; Harland Lee and Jack Young - North Central Regional
Plan Commission – Joint Commissioner submission to the Governor’s Offi ce.

Tuesday, Sept. 18 – Merrill Tourism Commission, 12 p.m., Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce, 705 North Center Ave. Agenda includes: Review of 2019 grant applications; Review of 2019 proposed budget.

Tuesday, Sept. 18 – Merrill Area Public Schools Curriculum/ Technology/Pupil Services Committee, 4 p.m., MAPS Central Administration Building. Agenda includes: Curriculum Scorecard; Professional Development and Resource Process; Pupil Services/ SPED Scorecard; Technology Scorecard; Technology Advancements (ie text to speech) Including Apple; Potential Items for Future Meetings (How to Address Lack of Home Internet Access; Coding/Programming, Robotics Class Updates.

Tuesday, Sept. 18 – Lincoln County Public Property Committee, 5 p.m., William Buedingen Training Center, W6147 State Road 86, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: Closed session (Maintenance Directors Performance Review); Discussion and possible action on Resolution submitted by supervisor Zeitz on accuracy in calculating electrical usage for Pine Crest Nursing Home; Update on the HVAC project at Health and Human Services building; Update on the North Central Health Care project at Health and Human Services building.

Tuesday, Sept. 18 – Lincoln County Board of Supervisors, 6 p.m., William Buedingen Training Center, W6147 State Road 86, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: Announcements: Building Merrill Together Program Series – Aware and Active Citizen Advisor (John
Greenwood); Service recognitions (10 Years: Samuel Steckbauer - Sheriff’s Office; 25 Years: Todd Schmeltzer - Highway); Appoint Timothy Panful to Forestry, Land & Parks (Term expires 4/2020); Appoint John Kromm to Lincoln County Housing Authority (Indefinite Term); Finance Committee: 2019 Budget - Finance Director (Dan Leydet); Finance Committee: 2018 Year-todate Report – Finance Director (Dan Leydet); Administrative & Legislative Committee: Administrative Coordinator’s Written Report – August - Administrative Coordinator (Jason Hake); Resolution 2018-09-26 Resolution Accepting and
Expressing Gratitude to Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital for the donation of $7500 for implementing the Live Well Lincoln Community Health Improvement Plan; Resolution 2018-09-27 Youth Justice Innovation Grant; Resolution 2018-09- 28 Title: Authorizing Contingency Funds in the Amount of $5,000 for Furniture in Maintenance Department Budget; Resolution 2018-09-29 A Resolution Providing Accuracy in Calculating Electrical Usage for Pine Crest Nursing Home.

Wednesday, Sept. 19 – Oneida County Social Services Committee, 9 a.m., Oneida County Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: 2018 Financial/Statistical/Comp. Time Reports; Recovery Worker– Shared Program with Human Service Center; Teen Court.

Wednesday, Sept. 19 – Lincoln County Internetworking Consortium, 9 a.m., T. B. Scott Library, Merrill. Agenda includes: City status; County status; NTC Status/Wausau CAN; MAPS Status; Others-Housing Authority-discussion of West side fi ber connection; MAPS - Procedures for fully entering LINC project; Status of Phase 2-4 fiber network planning; Interaction with Internal Stakeholders; Grant Opportunities-PSC.

Wednesday, Sept. 19 – Oneida County Planning & Development Committee, 1 p.m. regular meeting, 2 p.m. public meeting, Oneida County Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: Discussion/decision on Ordinance amendment to Chapter 2 of the Oneida County General Code; Discussion/ decision on guest cottages being rented as tourist rooming houses; Discussion/ decision on garages being used as living quarters.

Wednesday, Sept. 19 – T.B. Scott Free Library Board of Trustees, 4 p.m., Library Board Room, Merrill. Agenda includes: After the Bell Request; Inclusive Services Report; Update on Lincoln County Library Board Representation; Status of Church Property.

Wednesday, Sept. 19 – Lincoln County Solid Waste Committee, 5:30 p.m., N4750 Landfi ll Lane, Merrill. Agenda includes: Credit application – Roof Masters, LLC.

Wednesday, Sept. 19 – City of Merrill Airport Commission, 7 p.m., Merrill Airport Terminal. Agenda includes: Runway 16/34 Project Status; Fuel System Issues Update; Repair of T Hangar Doors.

Thursday, Sept. 20 – Oneida County Joint Labor Relations & Employee Services, Administration, Public Works and Planning & Development Committees, 1 p.m., Oneida County Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: Health Department: Account Technician Vacancy Review Appeal; Carlson Dettmann Review/ Recommendations (Highway Finance Technician; Solid Waste Director; Solid Waste Lead); 2019 Health Insurance Options; UW-Extension: Work/Needs Study.

Friday, Sept. 21 – Lincoln County Oral Health Coalition, 1 p.m., Lincoln County Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: Seal A Smile; Sugar Out Day; Oral Health Action Plan Ideas.

Monday, Sept. 24 – Town of Bradley Plan Commission, 6:30 p.m., Bradley Town Hall, 1518 W. Mohawk Drive, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: Review a Conditional Use Permit request for Tourist Lodging (short term Rental) by Mike & Janet Voelker at N11309 Frontage Rd.; Review a Minor Land Division request (3 parcel split) by Ted Sommers/John Gomoll of parcel #004-3506-021-9958 at Chapman Cove and Selmer Rds.
9-18-201811-20-2018Marshfield Clinic-advance directives sessions
Marshfield Clinic hosts free advance directives sessions in Minocqua
Would your family members know your health care wishes are if you were no longer able to communicate for yourself? Marshfield Clinic is offering free sessions called “Caring Conversations” related to future medical decisions in the event
you are unable to communicate your wishes. The sessions will be held at the Minocqua Center lower level conference room, 9601 Townline Rd., Minocqua: Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 16, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m.; and Tuesday, Nov. 20, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m.
9-19-20189-19-2018Lincoln County Fair Association
The Lincoln County Fair Association will hold its Fair Review meeting Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in the lower level Conference Room 156 of the Lincoln County Service Center, 801 N. Sales St., Merrill. Encouraged to attend are exhibitors, department workers and anyone else who has comments or suggestions for the 2019 Lincoln County Fair.
9-20-20189-20-2018Friends of the Library
There will be a meeting of the Friends of the Library Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Tomahawk Public Library. New members are welcome.
9-21-20189-23-2018Bill’s Musky Club Tournament
Friday-Sunday, Sept. 21-23, Merrill Dam south on Wisconsin River. Information: billsmuskyclub.com.
9-22-20189-22-2018Health Fair
Northwoods Vineyard Church and Ascension Sacred Heart Foundation are offering a Health Fair with free screenings and information for anyone who would like to attend Saturday, Sept. 22, 8 a.m. and noon at the hospital, 401 W. Mohawk Dr., Tomahawk. The fair provides a wide spectrum of valuable resources and services from licensed medical professionals. No eligibility requirements. All are welcome; no questions asked.
For more information, contact Kelly Martello at 715-453-4741.
9-23-20189-23-2018Spirit Methodist observing 125th
Spirit United Methodist Church, corner of Hwys. 86 and 102, five miles east of Ogema, will be observing its 125th anniversary Sunday, Sept. 23 with a 10:30 a.m. service, noon luncheon and 1 p.m. informal ceremony.
9-23-20189-23-2018Spirit United Methodist Church
Spirit United Methodist Church, corner of Hwys. 86 and 102, five miles east of Ogema, will be observing its 125th anniversary Sunday, Sept. 23 with a 10:30 a.m. service, noon luncheon and 1 p.m. informal ceremony.
9-24-20189-24-2018CLOSED-Lincoln County Veteran Services
Lincoln County Veteran Services Office will be closed Sept. 24-28 for mandatory accreditation training. The office will re-open Monday, Oct. 1.
9-24-20189-24-2018Free Strengthening Families Program
The Oneida County Health Department will present a free Strengthening Families Program for parents/ caregivers and youth ages 10-14 with a weekly family night starting Monday, Sept. 24. The program will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. every Monday for seven weeks at Ascension Lutheran Church, 7937 Hwy. 51 South, Minocqua.
9-24-20189-24-2018Money Savvy
A Money Savvy series planned by Tomahawk Main Street will offer tips in the coming months on how to protect yourself and your money. “Financial Exploitation & Fraud, Part 1” will take place at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24 in the Tomahawk Public Library Community Room, according to Tomahawk Main Street. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsors are River Valley Bank, Park City Credit Union and Tomahawk and Merrill Community Banks.
9-24-20189-24-2018Northwoods Knitters and Purlers
The Northwoods Knitters and Purlers will meet Monday, Sept. 24 at 12:30 p.m. at the Woodruff Town Hall, Hwy. 47, Woodruff. This meeting is open to all who have an interest in knitting and offers something for everyone from beginner to advanced. For more information, call Linda at 715-356-9580.
9-24-20189-24-2018Oneida County Veterans
Oneida County Veterans Service Officer Tammy Javenkoski is wishing her term as president of the County Veterans Service Officers Association of WI (CVSOA) and as such will be hosting the CVSOA Fall Conference in Oneida County Sept. 24-28 at The Waters of Minocqua. Monday, Sept.. 24 begins at 1 p.m. with an association business meeting followed by four guest speakers, including Duane Honeycutt, director of the VA regional offi ce, and Mike Hert, state Disabled American Veterans commander. Training takes place all day Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday until noon.
9-24-201810-16-2018Free flu shots provided at schools for students
Free flu shots provided at schools for students

The school flu clinic schedule includes:
•Monday, Sept. 24 – Merrill High School, 8-9 a.m.;
Washington Elementary, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
•Tuesday, Sept. 25 – Prairie River Middle, 8-9 a.m.; Jefferson Elementary, 9:30-10 a.m.; Kate Goodrich Elementary, 10:30-11 a.m.
•Monday, Oct. 1 – Tomahawk School District, 8:30- 10 a.m.
•Tuesday, Oct. 16 – Private and charter schools, 3:30- 5:30 p.m. Clinic location at Lincoln County Health Department, 607 N. Sales St., Merrill. No appointment necessary.
9-25-20189-25-2018Flu Vaccines
The flu vaccine is now available at the Oneida County Health Department in Rhinelander, weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Appointments are not necessary. Community clinics also are planned with on at the Cassian Town Hall Sept. 25 from noon to 1 p.m., and Nokomis Town Hall Oct. 3 between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 715-369-6111.
9-25-20189-25-2018National Voter Registration Day
The League of Women Voters of the Northwoods (LWVNOW) will be a partner in hosting voter registration assistance on Tuesday, Sept. 25, National Voter Registration Day.
9-25-20189-25-2018‘Create Book Planter’
‘Create Book Planter’ workshop at Merrill library So, you have all those vintage or special books you just cannot part with … what do you do with them? A “Create Your Own – Book Succulent Planter” workshop offered Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. by T.B. Scott Free Library in Merrill is the first in a series of hands-on, how-to workshops that will offer patrons an opportunity to share their love of reading while repurposing a favorite book. For this fi rst event, registrants are not required to bring anything but themselves; pre-cut books, planter supplies and tools for those who want to cut their own books will be provided. Because cutting tools will be on hand, this is an adult-only program. Registration at 715-536-7191 is recommended as supplies are limited. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.
9-27-20189-28-2018CESA 9
CESA 9 in Tomahawk is offering Substitute Teacher Training Sept. 27 and 28. Individuals with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree and who successfully complete this training are eligible to apply for a substitute teacher permit. For additional information, visit at www.cesa9.org or call 715-453-2141.
9-28-20189-28-2018Lakeland Coin and Stamp Club Sho
The Lakeland Coin and Stamp Club Show takes place Saturday, July 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Woodruff Town Hall. Admission is free.
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9-29-20189-29-2018Annual Christmas Tree Festival
Saturday, Sept. 29, Christmas tree contest, tree toss, parade at 11 a.m., craft show/flea market, “Run to the Peak” race to Timm’s Hill, kids’ games, chicken BBQ, ultimate Frisbee, Ogema Public Library book sale, tours of Pioneer House Museum, Ogema Fire Company’s annual Fireman’s Dance at fire hall, 7 p.m. Information: 715-428-2711, 715-767-5989.
9-29-20189-29-2018Northwoods Chapter-Ice Age Trail Alliance
The Northwoods Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance will hold its Fall Color Hike in rolling hardwoods in the Lincoln County Forest on a newly constructed bike connector trail connecting the Underdone and Prairie Dells bike trails.
Meet for a guided hike at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Bring a lunch and water for the trail.
The hike is open to the public at no cost. For more information contact Chris Schotz at 715-351-0107 or Ruby Jaecks at 715-551-1118 or brjaecks@ outlook.com.
10-5-201810-7-2018Northwoods Art Tour
Northwoods Art Tour – Friday-Sunday, Oct. 5-7. Artists’ private studios and galleries open throughout Northwoods, including Tomahawk, including Lincoln, Oneida, Vilas, Iron and Langlade counties, with free
10-6-201810-6-2018Lincoln Lager Barleyfest
Lincoln Lager Barleyfest – Saturday, Oct. 6, 2-6 p.m., Smith Center (MARC), 1100 Marc Dr., Merrill. Unique craft beer tasting festival; food, games, prizes. Donations go to local charities, including Lincoln County Humane Society, Merrill Food Pantry, Merrill Historical Society. Information: 715-536-7313; Dan.Wendorf@ci.merrill.wi.us.
10-27-201810-27-2018Fall Festival & Trick or Treating
Fall Festival and Trick or Treating – Saturday, Oct. 27, downtown Tomahawk, Halloween festivities. Information: www.tomahawkmainstreet.org, 715-453-1090.
11-4-201811-4-2018Gleason-Lions Pancake Breakfast
Gleason Area Lions Pancake Breakfast andBlood Drive – Sunday, Nov. 4, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Lions Park, N5179 Bradley St., Gleason. Information: 715-873-4131.
11-16-201811-16-2018Tomahawk Free Venison Feed
Friday, Nov. 16, 11:30 a.m. until gone, downtown Tomahawk. Serving venison burgers as kickoff to fall hunting. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-24-201811-24-2018Christmas Wonderland
Saturday, Nov. 24, Tomahawk. Santa’s arrival, holiday tree display. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-24-201811-24-2018Shop Small Shopping
Shop Small Shopping Day – Saturday, Nov. 24 throughout Tomahawk; follows Black Friday, to support small businesses.
12-1-201812-1-2018Finnish Independence Day
Saturday, Dec. 1, Finnish Mojakka (stew) dinner cooked over outdoors wood fire served from 2-4 p.m., homemade bread; program to follow, Brantwood Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd., corners of Hwy. 8 and County Road D, Brantwood. Event sponsored by Knox Creek Heritage Center. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525.
Ongoing Events
Open Arms Community 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
AA, Al-Anon meetings
Tomahawk AA meetings are held: Mondays, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 E. Wisconsin Ave., (CS); Wednesdays, noon, Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St.; Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St., (OBBS); Saturdays, 9 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 111 W. Washington (CBM); Sundays, 10:10 a.m., Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St., (CD). Al-Anon meetings are held: Mondays, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 E. Wisconsin Ave.; Saturdays, 9 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 111 W. Washington Ave. AA Help Line, 715-367-7920.
New waste, recycling site
The Town of Bradley waste and recycling sites will combine and officially open by the Town Hall, 1518 W. Mohawk Dr., the beginning of January. The compaction center will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Town residents will need to present a disposal sticker to the attendant on duty
Lincoln County adds $20 wheel tax
Lincoln County residents will now be taxed $20 for each vehicle they own in the form of a new “annual county vehicle registration fee” in addition to current fees associated with owning a vehicle
HAVEN Progressive Bingo
Sundays, 7 p.m.,
Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Information: 715-536-1300.
Business Card Directory
Check out the area’s new business card directory!
Providing contact information for a wide range of businesses and services.
Community 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.
Cancer Support Group
Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center will be hosting a new monthly cancer support group called “Coping with Cancer” the first Tuesday of every month from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Minocqua Center, 9601 Townline Rd., conference room 5. This is a free program is cofacilitated by Colette Zunk, social worker, and Christine Hayes, oncology nurse.
Pickleball
Six indoor pickleball courts at SARA Park. Summer schedule is Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Monday evening novice sessions 5:30 p.m., Friday morning women/novice sessions 9 a.m. When scheduling conflicts occur at SARA play at Kahle Park. Instruction available by reservation and at novice sessions. Equipment provided by SARA Park.
Loaner paddles available. Information: 715 966-0600, sarapark.tomahawk@hotmail.com.04-2018


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