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Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
11-14-201412-22-2014Win the Window
Shoppers are encouraged to visit participating businesses to obtain a game card. Each adult will receive one sticker from the businesses listed in local media announcements and on the game card. A qualifying purchase must be made to obtain a sticker. Or some businesses are accepting donations to the Salvation Army Happy Kids Backpack or Kinship of Tomahawk Wish List programs instead of a purchase. After a shopper receives 12 stickers and has fi lled a Win the Window card, it must be deposited by 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22 in a designated box at Great Lake Foods, Nelson's County Market or the Tomahawk Main Street offi ce to be eligible to win. Include one's name and choice of window on the completed entry card before depositing. Because area businesses have been so generous in past years, two adult windows will be created so there will be two winners for the adult prizes and one winner for the children's prize. For additional information or questions, call the Tomahawk Main Street offi ce at 715-453-1090.
11-14-201412-24-2014Bell Ringers
The Salvation Army of Tomahawk announces a need for bell ringers in the Tomahawk area from Nov. 14 to Dec. 24. Assurances have been received from many churches in the area that they will adopt days for ringing, but there are numerous slots to be filled. Dennis and Wendy Mannering, Red Kettle Campaign Bell Ringing coordinators, encourage families, Scouting groups, businesses and volunteer organizations to adopt a seven-hour day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., filling each hour with a member or members of your group. For groups with underage children, an adult supervisor must be present. Individuals are encouraged to sign up for a one-to-two hour time frame. Bell ringing locations include Nelson's, Shopko, Tomahawk Post Offi ce and WalMart, Rhinelander. To sign up for a date or a time slot of your choosing, call 715-966-1500.
12-16-201412-22-2014Government Meetings
Tuesday, Dec. 16 – Oneida County Board of Supervisors Special Meeting, 9:30 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: highway facility evaluation update, report; resolution re: approval, quit claim deed conveying part of parcel MI 1877-1 to Poplar Hill Club, Inc., 955 Coggins CT, Green Bay, WI 54313 and part of parcel MI 1877-1 to town of Minocqua, 415 Menominee St., Minocqua, WI 54518; resolution re: approval, conveying part of parcel LY 427-1 to James D. Wilber, PO Box 306, Trempealeau, WI 54661 and part of parcel number LY 427-1 to town of Lynne, 5102 Willow Rd., Tripoli, WI 54564; appointments; resolutions (proposal from Barrientos Design and Consulting for highway garage renovation, replacement feasibility study, lump sum $12,720; approval expending up to $7,000 for additional items, enhance highway facility evaluation study; equipment operator I/mechanic position being created at highway department; authorization to apply 75% funding assistance for programming, under Aquatic Invasive Species grant program through WDNR; amend zoning document, town of Three Lakes; adjustments, 2015 wage schedules for all general municipal employees); closed session (offer to purchase outlots 1 & 2, 100 W. Keenan St., City of Rhinelander; offer to purchase highway department 14 acres/Kwik Trip offer, appraisal); open session, announcement of action taken in closed session (if announcement would compromise need for closed session, action taken will not be announced. Action taken will be announced when need for closed session has passed); next regular meeting date/time, Jan. 20, 9:30 a.m.; scheduling county board meeting to hold an evidentiary hearing for verified charges against county Veteran Officer.

Tuesday, Dec. 16 – Oneida County Traffic Safety Committee, 12:30 p.m., Highway Shop, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: 2015 budget ideas; highway safety reports; WisDot construction updates.

Tuesday, Dec. 16 – Lincoln County Administrative and Legislative Committee, 3 p.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: sharing legal secretary position in corporation counsel/administration department with county clerk department; closed session (corporation counsel evaluation); open session; Fond du Lac County economic development model; 2015 experience modification factor for workers compensation.

Tuesday, Dec. 16 – Lincoln County Board of Supervisors Special Meeting, 4 p.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: Fairgrounds feasibility study update. No formal action taken.

Tuesday, Dec. 16 – Lincoln County Board of Supervisors, 6 p.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: recognitions (10 years: Gregory Cina, highway department, Claire Krantz, Pine Crest Nursing Home, Lee Rahlf, forestry department; 20 years: Steven Koch, highway department); re-appointment, Kathy Wulf, Ron Krueger to Pine Crest Board of Trustees; resolutions (1. cancellation, county checks; 2. designation, public depositories; 3. approve filling new position in social services department-staff aide; 4. approve conveyance of real estate).

Wednesday, Dec. 17 – North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, 9:30 a.m., Northcentral Technical College, Wausau. Agenda includes: annual health insurance plan renewal options; annual employer contribution to 401(k) retirement plan; PY14 WIA youth contracts.

Wednesday, Dec. 17 – Lincoln County Local Emergency Planning Committee, 10 a.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: hazardous materials emergency preparedness commodity flow study presentation; 2014 computer, Haz-Mat equipment grant request; reports.

Wednesday, Dec. 17 – Oneida County Planning and Development, Courthouse, Rhinelander. 12:30 p.m., closed session; open session. 1 p.m., regular meeting, agenda includes: preliminary lot 2 survey map, Joseph Altschaefel, Tr, owner, and Michael Oestreich, surveyor, property, 2402 Indian Point Lane, town of Enterprise; preliminary certified survey map, Stephen and Janice Armstrong, owners, Kip Soder, surveyor, change restriction to allow outlot 1 to construct building for non-human habitation, property on Wheeler Island Road, town of Three Lakes; rezone petititon, town of Three Lakes; board of adjustment decisions; communications structures; 2 p.m., public hearing, agenda includes: conditional use permit (CUP) application, Ray and Karen Scholtes, owner; Central States Tower, lessee, and Peter Schau, agent, to construct 245’ (250’ with lightning rod) lattice self support tower for wireless communications, town of Pelican; CUP application, EJR5, LLC, owner (formerly owned by RAR Holdings, LLC); SBA Towers, lessee, and Peter Schau, agent, to construct, operate a 180’ (184’ with lightning rod) monopole for wireless communications, Hwy. 70 and Ranchwood Drive, town of Minocqua; CUP application, Olson’s Ultimate Caretaking Inc., owner, Central States Tower, lessee, and Peter Schau, agent, to construct a 195’ (199’ with lighting rod) lattice self support tower for wireless communication, 11714 Back Bay Rd., town of Minocqua; CUP application, Ton 80 Realty, owner, Central States Tower, lessee, and Peter Schau, agent, to construct a 245’ (250’ with lighting rod) lattice self support tower for wireless communication, town of Cassian.

Wednesday, Dec. 17 – T.B. Scott Free Library Board of Trustees, 4 p.m., Library, Merrill. Agenda includes: appointment of nominating committee; policy, service recognitions, individual library staff, board members; strategic plan progress.

Wednesday, Dec. 17 – City of Merrill Board of Public Works, 4 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: current parking regulations, potential amendment to parking regulations, State Street and Cottage Street, between Main Street and Grand Avenue; evaluation of existing city hall heating system, recommendation for replacement; consider engineering firm for design of 2015 budgeted project, Superior Street (Grand Avenue to West Tenth Street) including water, sewer line replacement, paving replacement, curb, gutter; new weight limits, city roads; establish date/time for 2015 capital improvements hearings;

Wednesday, Dec. 17 – City of Merrill Parks and Recreation Commission, 4:15 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: Aquatic Center design; designate River Bend Trail as Linear

Wednesday, Dec. 17 – Merrill Area Public Schools Board of Education, 5:30 p.m., MAPS building, Merrill. Agenda includes: 2015-16 community four-year-old kindergarten contracts; high school trap shooting team; snow makeup, hours vs. days of instruction; bidding out health insurance; financial audit; high school course description book 2015-16; calendar; WASB resolutions/delegate assembly; initial consideration, renewal Kid’s Kingdom Daycare lease; Kate Goodrich PTO funds for parent coordinator position, classroom fieldtrips donation; Brickner Park City donation; closed session (review current administrative contracts, timelines for preparing extensions and/or renewal of contracts; conduct private conference with school board related to terms, conditions within an individual administrative contract); open session.

Thursday, Dec. 18 – Oneida County Health and Aging Committee, Health and Aging Building, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: health – closed session (body art facility), open session, environmental health (sanitarian water lab; online inspections), communicable disease, health hazards; health and aging – Rhinelander Adult Daycare-Milestone Senior Living, donations, Giving Tree, nutrition program, specialized transportation application, transit commission, copier replacement, newsletter.

Monday, Dec. 22 – Bradley Plan Commission, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Agenda includes: Joe Henrichs Conditional Use Permit request to construct 250’x48’ 50-unit rental mini-storage building, N12014 County Road L.
12-16-201412-23-2014Pool schedule
Tuesday, Dec. 16 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise class, 8-9 a.m.; Tomahawk Swim Club (TSC) practice, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; TSC practice, 6:30-8:30p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 17 High school boys’ swim team practice, 3:30-6 p.m.; deep water exercise and two-lane lap swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 18 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise class, 8-9 a.m.; TSC, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school boys’ swim team hosts Rice Lake and Lakeland, 5:30 p.m.; TSC, TBA.
Friday, Dec. 19 High school boys’ swim team practice, 6-8 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 20 Pool closed.
Sunday, Dec. 21 Pool closed.
Monday, Dec. 22 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; high school boys’ swim team practice, 8-11 a.m.; TSC practice, TBA.
Tuesday, Dec. 23 High school boys’ swim team practice, 8-11 a.m.; TSC practice, TBA.
12-19-20141-28-2015Tomahawk Public Library's Cookie Club
Tomahawk area kids are invited to join the Tomahawk Public Library's Cookie Club. Visit the library starting Dec. 17 and pick up a "Cookie Club" card. Whenever you check out between Dec. 17 and Jan. 28 the library will stamp the back of the card and give you a paper cookie to put in a giant cookie jar. In order to get a stamp, you must check out at least one book.
12-22-201412-22-2014Ron Johnson staff office hours
Staff representing U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson will be available for mobile office hours at the Merrill City Hall, 1004 E. 1st St., Merrill, Monday, Dec. 22 at 10:30 a.m. The office hours allow constituents to meet with staff to request assistance with a federal agency or regarding other federal matters.
12-25-201412-25-2014Don’t eat alone Christmas Day
Grace Lutheran Church will again be hosting Christmas With Friends, a free community meal on Christmas Day. Everyone is encouraged to attend between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Deliveries will take place beginning about 11 a.m. Reservations are encouraged with Debbie at the church office at 715-453-4066. Monetary donations can be dropped off at the Grace office. Those who are willing to donate time to this ministry are asked to contact Shirley Derleth, Christmas With Friends coordinator, at 715-453-4165 or thederleths@gmail.com.
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.
Open gym each week
The eighth season of open gym will begin Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. and will be held on a weekly basis through the fall and winter unless otherwise announced. An adult is required with students ages 10-13. For more information, call John Long at 715-966-2251 or Bill Sparr at 715-453-1954.

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