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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
2-9-00164-15-2016Free tax assistance off ered by AARP
Free income tax assistance is available for Tomahawk area residents now through April 15 provided by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation.
1-12-20162-26-2016Disbursement for Warm for Winter
Tuesday evening, Jan. 12 at 900 Boyce Dr., Rhinelander, from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be bedding, clothing, in most sizes for adults and children, shoes and boots, and toys for the children. All items are free and in good condition, and available to anyone for needs them regardless of income or where they live. Warm for Winter will continue the second Tuesday evening of the month and the last Saturday of the month through February.
2-9-20162-15-2016It’s Your Government
Tuesday, Feb. 9 – Oneida County Land Records Committee, 9:30 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: update county-wide wetland maps; Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) license agreement for GIS data; resolution for WPS easement requests, underground utilities on county property; request by WPS for gas main easement on county-owned parcel, 100 W. Keenan
St.; Wisconsin Land Information Program grant project,establishment of public land survey corners and request for LTE and/ or contractor to work on project; request, resolution to purchase county-owned excess right-of-way strip along Sand Lake Road, town of Cassian, by Phillip Dunday.

Tuesday, Feb. 9 – City of Tomahawk Parks and Recreation Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: old business (SARA Park C field expansion; lawnmower proposals; smoking in parks); new business (request from Tomahawk Girls’ Softball, placement of electronic scoreboards at SARA Park A and B fi elds).

Tuesday, Feb. 9 – City of Merrill Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing, 6 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: Merrill Area Development Corporation requesting variance to Merrill Municipal Code in regards to yard setbacks in industrial zone, city of Merrill.

Tuesday, Feb. 9 – School District of Tomahawk Finance Committee, 6 p.m., High School Library, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: report, approval of expenditures.

Tuesday, Feb. 9 – School District of Tomahawk, 6:30 p.m., High School Library, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: employment, contract adjustments (replacement staff – Rachael Palmer, Michelle Knight, half time elementary paraprofessional; additional staff – Connie Bancoch, Becky McCormick, full time 4k paraprofessional; Jill Lilek, full time high school paraprofessional; above pay – Katie Carlson, head track coach; Bill Turgeon, Alyssa Zimmerman, assistant track coach; Gary Miller, 50% assistant track coach; Tami Hall, middle school student council advisor; volunteers – Carolyn VanEsten, Justin Lund, Maria Harrington, track; resignations – Maria Harrington, half time elementary paraprofessional; Cynthia Lehman, middle school student council advisor; retirements – Lisa Piekarski, middle school science teacher, 26 years; donations – George Kreutzer, $100, Tomahawk High School); Badger exams report; administrative recommendations for academic excellence scholarship, technical excellence higher education scholarship; food service fees, student fees, fitness, charges; school perception survey results; QWASB convention highlights; February board retreat; book study discussion.

Tuesday, Feb. 9 – City of MerrillCommittee of the Whole, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: proposal from Kindhearted Home Care LLC for development previously planned, 900 E. First St., to relocate to 120 S. Mill St. (former Lincoln House site), related matters.

Tuesday, Feb. 9 – Town of WilsonBoard, 7 p.m., town hall. Agenda includes: discuss website for town, change of UDC inspector, review 2015 budget/actual report.

Tuesday, Feb. 9 – City of Merrill Common Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: service recognition (Faith Martinson, 15 years, Library); committee of whole recommendations regarding proposal, Kindhearted Home Care LLC for development previously planned, 900 E.
First St., to relocate to 120 S. Mill St. (former Lincoln House site), related matters; Health and Safety Committee, applications from St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, seven temporary class B iciness to sell fermented beverages during fi sh fries, Bellarmine Hall, 1708 E. 10th St., Feb. 12-19-26, March 4-11-18-25; redevelopment authority, consider purchase of lot 4 for $200,000 to facilitate 1501 Hwy. 107 apartment development; resolutions (1. development agreement, City of Merrill and Nicolet/Premier’s LLC; 2. preliminary resolution of intent to exercise special assessment powers by police power; 3. resolution honoring Michael J. Hamann for long-term service to City of Merrill).Wednesday, Feb. 10 – Lincoln County Law Enforcement Committee, 7:30 a.m., Sheriff’s Offi ce, Merrill. Agenda includes: coroner, sheriff reports; invitation to Sheriff Clark; jail tour. Wednesday, Feb. 10 – Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services, Judicial Committees, 8:30 a.m., Sheriff’s Offi ce, Merrill. Agenda includes: Tomahawk/Merrill reports; equipment replacement schedule.

Wednesday, Feb.10 – Oneida County Labor Relations and Employee Services Committee, 9 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: public health nurse, county conservationist
vacancy review appeals; employee handbook; elected official wages 2017- 20; closed session (land information aide compensation, ITS staff compensation, letter of agreement on retiree health); open session.

Wednesday, Feb. 10 – Lincoln County Housing Authority, 10 a.m., Housing Authority Offi ce, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: occupancy, maintenance reports. Wednesday, Feb. 10 – Oneida County Economic Development Corporation Northeast Wisconsin EWDC Joint Board of Directors, 3 p.m., UW Extension, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: closed session (possible BCPL loan); open session.

Wednesday, Feb. 10 – City of Merrill Housing Authority, 4 p.m., Jenny Towers, Merrill. Agenda includes: move ins/outs; investments.Wednesday, Feb. 10 – Merrill Area Public Schools Finance/HumanResources Committee, 4 p.m., MAPS Building, Merrill. Agenda includes: financier impact of school calendar; consideration of negotiations with busing contractorsre: terms of next transportation contract; closed session (meet with Wendorf Busing individually); open session; closed session (meet with Peterson Bus Service individually); open session.

Wednesday, Feb. 10 – Lincoln County Snowmobile Council, 7:30 p.m., Lincoln County Forestry Shop, Irma.

Thursday, Feb. 11 – Oneida County Health and Aging Committee, 9 a.m., Health and Aging Building, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: staffi ng update; quality improvement plan; 85.21 funding for Headwaters, Inc.; donor tree; Lakeland Senior Center update; participant behavior policy.

Thursday, Feb. 11 – Oneida County Building and Grounds Committee, 10:30 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: request from Wisconsin Public Service for easement on county-owned property near health and aging facility; long range plan; increase courthouse maintenance technicians work week from 37.5 hours to 40 hours for 2016; health department vaccine refrigerator, sump pump monitoring; heating/cooling/ dehumidifying Liebert unit replacement; video surveillance camera; computer, monitor purchase; phase II cameras closed session (considering strategy for crime detection, prevention); open session; UPS supporting ITS data center; law enforcement center, high speed garage door, retrocommissioning; county clerk remodel incorporating old veterans service space; social services waiting area renovation; air quality concerns.

Thursday, Feb. 11 – Lincoln County Land Services Committee, 1:30 p.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: land information plan approval; land records system, update on landowner names available on GIS website; zoning fee schedule; shore land mitigation guidebook; Public Hearing, 2:30 p.m., magenda includes: conditional use request by Joe Henrichs, Concrete Investments LLC, to construct six additional mini storage buildings within a fi ve year timeframe in crossroads mobile use zoning district, N12014 County Road L, town of Bradley; committee will tour site at 1 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 11 – Oneida County Library Board, 1:30 p.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: election of officers; reports (Minocqua Public Library, Rhinelander District Library; Edward U. Demmer Library, Three Lakes; WVLS; legislative); fi nance and budget (county library payment; sign/ distribute 2016 library/ county contracts).

Thursday, Feb. 11 – City of Tomahawk Board of Public Works, 4 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: old business (sidewalk program).

Thursday, Feb. 11 – City of Tomahawk Board of Public Works Finance Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: old business (funding future capital projects; efforts for acquisition of Tomahawk Bicycle Trail System Project land from CM Railroad).

Monday, Feb. 15 – Tomahawk Public Library Board of Trustees, 5 p.m., Library, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: contractor report, siding project; retainage fee for completion of siding project in spring; back steps emergency exit platform; extra siding; 2015 state annual report; Wisconsin Valley Library System effectiveness; Tomahawk Area Historical Society liaison report; development, library foundation or endowment fund; reports; trustees concerns.
2-10-20162-10-2016Public input on Willow Flowage
Public input on Willow Flowage plan; OPEN HOUSE in Nokomis
A informational open house will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the Nokomis Town Hall, 2541 Lake Nokomis Rd., Tomahawk, seeking public input on four remaining issues regarding management of the Willow Flowage Scenic Waters Area that have emerged during previous phases of updating the master plan for the property.
2-12-20162-12-2016NO SCHOOL MOVIE DAY
Tomahawk Public Library will host a “No School Movie Day” Friday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. in the library’s community room. After the 84-minute show, attendees are invited to make Valentine’s rings to keep and give to a Valentine. Children should be old enough to stay without an adult, or adults are welcome. The movie is sponsored by the Friends of the Tomahawk Library. Direct questions to Children’s Librarian Annette Miller at 715-453-2455 or amiller@ tomahawk.lib.wi.us
2-13-20162-13-2016BABY WANTS CANDY IMPROV AT NICOLET:
The musical comedy improv group Baby Wants Candy will perform at the Nicolet College Theatre at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13. Tickets are $15 and can be ordered online at
nicoletlive.com or by calling 715-365-4646.
2-13-20162-13-2016Rhinelander Lions Fisheree this weekend
With ice conditions Improving in the Rhinelander area, the 40th annual Rhinelander Lions Fisheree will be held Saturday and Sunday on Boom Lake, Bass Lake and part of the Wisconsin River fl owage. The headquarters will be in the pavilion near the Hodag Park boat landing.
There will be a $500 prize for the longest northern pike entered each day, plus other cash prizes. Food and raffl es will be available, and the YMCA will host a snowshoe race Sunday in the park.
For more information or to sign up, go to www. explorerhinelander.com and search for Rhinelander Lions Club Fisheree
2-13-20162-13-2016Willow Region Sportman’s Club Fisheree
The Willow Region Sportsman’s Club will hold a Fisheree from 9 a.m. to
3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, at Boyle’s Resort.
For more information, call 715-564-2299.
2-13-20162-13-2016Woodland owners conference open to public
Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association’s (WWOA) North Central Chapter, WI Department of Natural Resources and Northcentral Technical College are hosting a woodland owners conference Saturday, Feb. 13.Conference preregistration is required due to popularity of the event.
Early bird registration must be postmarked by Jan. 23, and is $27 per attendee. Registration postmarked between Jan. 24 and Feb. 6 is $32 per person. The program is unable to accommodate walk-ins and there will be no refunds.
2-14-20162-14-2016News Briefs
Everyone is invited to enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat Farmers Breakfast Sunday, Feb. 14, between 8 and 11:30 a.m. at the
St. Mary’s Church Corpus Christi Center off East Somo Avenue/Washington Avenue and Seventh Street. A free will donation will be taken.
2-16-20162-16-2016Primary Election
Primary Election
2-16-20162-16-2016TMS annual meeting
TMS annual meeting Tomahawk Main Street Inc. will host its annual meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 16 upstairs at Tomahawk Community Bank starting at 5 p.m.
2-17-20162-17-2016NEWs Briefs
You no longer need to buy an expensive offi ce application to type a simple letter or create a report. Discover how to use free online software to accomplish most tasks. Tomahawk Public Library, 300 W Lincoln Ave., will host Nicolet Tech Talks at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17. Call 715-453-2455 for more information.
2-26-20162-26-2016Ogema Lion's Pancake Supper
Ogema Lion's Pancake Supper
2-27-20162-27-2016Jump into icy waters Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016
The annual Kinship Polar Plunge will take place Saturday, Feb. 27 at high noon, off the icy beach of Lake Mohawksin at SARA Park. Individuals and groups are already stepping forward to brave the ice-cold waters to raise money for Kinship.
2-27-20162-27-2016Kinship of Tomahawk
Polar Plunge
2-27-20162-27-2016Somo Ice Fishing Jamboree
Fishing Jamboree
3-8-20163-8-2016American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
3-19-20163-19-2016St Urho's/St Patrick's Day
St Urho's/St Patrick's Day Brantwood Taste of Tomahawk
3-27-20163-27-2016Somo Fish & Game Club
Somo Fish & Game Club Annual Member Meeting
4-5-20164-5-2016Spring Election
Spring Election
4-9-20164-10-2016Home, Sport and Travel Show
Home, Sport and Travel Show
5-6-20165-6-2016Spring swing golf outing
Spring swing golf outing at Edgewater Country Club
5-6-20165-7-2016Spring Fling and Art Event
Spring Fling and Art Event
5-28-20165-28-2016First Kwahamot Ski Show
First Kwahamot Ski Show of the season
5-28-20165-28-2016Main Street Memories
Main Street Memories Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet
5-29-20165-29-2016Barn Dance
Barn Dance in Spirit
5-29-20165-29-2016Main Street Memories
Main Street Memories Car Show
6-4-20166-5-2016Tomahawk Fishing Unlimited
• Kids Fishing Contest
• Free ATV/UTV trail riding weekend
• Free Fishing Weekend
6-10-20166-10-2016Wisconsin River Pro Rodeo
Wisconsin River Pro Rodeo
6-11-20166-11-2016ACT Test Date
6-11-20166-11-2016Rockin' Tomahawk
• Rockin' Tomahawk 5k/Half Marathon
• Community wide Garage Sale
6-11-20166-12-2016• Wisconsin River Pro Rodeo
Wisconsin River Pro Rodeo
6-21-20167-27-2016Music on the River
June 22, June 29, July 6, July 13, July20, July27
6-22-20166-22-2016Music on the River
River
6-25-20166-25-2016Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championship
Bass Championship Nokomis Qualfier
6-25-20166-25-2016Little Rice Chicken Picnic/Fundraiser
Little Rice Volunteer Fire Department Chicken Picnic/Fundraiser
6-25-20166-26-2016St Mary's Summer Festival
St Mary's Summer Festival
7-2-20167-2-2016Class of ‘76 reunion
The Tomahawk High School Class of 1976 will have its 40th year a reunion Thursday, July 2, 2016, at Rodeway Inn & Suites, and planning is underway. Send contact information to tomahawkclassof76@gmail.com.
7-3-20167-3-2016July Arts & Craft Show
July Arts & Craft Show
7-3-20167-3-2016Kwahamots Old Timers Alumni Show
Kwahamots Old Timers Alumni Show
7-3-20167-3-2016Party in the Park
Party in the Park
7-3-20167-3-2016Pow Wow Days events
Pow Wow Days Celbration
7-4-20167-4-2016Independence Day
• Pow Wow Days Celebration
• Kwahamot Independence Show
7-20-20167-24-2016Lincoln County 4-H Fair
Lincoln County 4-H Fair
7-30-20167-30-2016Kwahamots Timber Shine Benefit Ski Show
Kwahamot Water Show Championships
8-3-20168-3-2016Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
8-4-20168-4-2016M.A.S.H. Blood Drive
Merrill M.A.S.H.Blood Drive
8-4-20168-6-2016Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
Antique Outboard Boat and Motor Show
8-4-20168-6-2016Totally Tomahawk Sidewalk Sales
Totally Tomahawk Street Sales/Sidewalk Sales
8-4-20168-7-2016Oneida County Fair
Oneida County Fair
8-5-20168-6-2016Spirit-Hill-Ogema 4-H Fair
Spirit-Hill-Ogema 4-H Fair
8-6-20168-6-2016Somo Fish & Game Club
Annual Summer Picnic
8-13-20168-13-2016Lions Thrilla on the Grilla
Rib Contest
8-19-20168-19-2016Tomahawk Historical Museum Closes
Tomahawk Historical Museum Closes
8-21-20168-21-2016Somo's Fish and Game Club
Poultry and Fun Shoot
8-24-20168-27-2016Price County Fair
Price County Fair
9-1-20169-1-2016First Day of School
First Day of School (Tomahawk)
9-3-20169-3-2016Last Kwahamot Ski Show
Last Kwahamot Ski Show
9-5-20169-5-2016Labor Day
Labor Day Parade and Celebration in Merrill
9-9-20169-9-2016Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championship
Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championship
9-10-20169-10-2016A Country Afternoon
A Country Afternoon, Brantwood
9-10-20169-10-2016Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championship
Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championship
9-15-20169-15-2016Tomahawk Chamber Bon Fire & Brat Fry
Tomahawk Chamber Bon Fire & Brat Fry*
9-15-20169-18-201635th Annual Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA
The open road leads to Tomahawk and the 35th annual Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA Sept. 15-18, 2016. Some 40,000 visitors annually make the trek to the Northwoods of Wisconsin for the special event that raises money for one, special cause – the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). More information and updates will be posted the closer date gets to event.
9-15-20169-18-2016Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA
Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA
10-6-201610-6-2016Remembering...Einer H Ingman Jr's Birthday
Remembering...Einer H Ingman Jr's Birthday
10-12-201610-12-2016Tomahawk Chamber
Tomahawk Chamber Annual Membership Drive
10-15-201610-15-2016Zion Lutheran Church Banquet
Kinship of Tomahawk Banquet
10-22-201610-22-2016Zion Lutheran Church Banquet
Zion Lutheran Church Harvest Dinner
10-29-201610-29-2016Halloween Festivities
Tomahawk Main Street Halloween Festivities
11-8-201611-8-2016General Election
General Election
11-11-201611-11-2016Win the Window
Win the Window starts
11-18-201611-18-2016Tomahawk Venison Feed
Tomahawk Venison Feed
11-26-201611-26-2016Tomahawk Christmas Parade & Winter Wonderland
Tomahawk Christmas Parade & Winter Wonderland
12-3-201612-3-2016Finnish Independence Day
Finnish Independence Day Brantwood
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.
Play and Learn
Play and Learn @ the Tomahawk Public Library, a program for little people and the grown-ups who care for them runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday until Memorial Day. “Parents and caregivers are invited to bring little ones for playtime, crafts, music, stories, activities, snacks and fun. It is a great place to meet others who care for young children as well as a safe place to bring young children to meet and play with each other,” notes Children’s Librarian Annette Miller.


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