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The identity of a man killed Thursday night in Tomahawk has been released and the suspect in the shooting  has been identified.

Chief Al Elvins reports 52 year old Charles K. Ramp was shot and killed outside his home about 5:30 Thursday night. Ramp's home is on West Mohawk Drive.

A 32 year old Wausau man, Eric Moen, was arrested in Lake Hallie, near Eau Claire, early Friday and was returned to Lincoln county to face charges.

Elvins says  Moen and Ramp have known each other for more than 4 years. Ramp was in his driveway when the shooting happened.

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A special meeting of Boulder Junction electors Nov. 16 solidly approved by written ballot, 73 to 53, a $5 million road plan designed to improve 83 miles of town roads over a two year period.

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The identity of a man killed Thursday night in Tomahawk has been released by police and the suspect in the shooting is in Lincoln County awaiting a court appearance.

Chief Al Elvins reports 52 year old Charles K. Ramp was shot and killed outside his home after  5:30 p.m.Thursday night.

Ramp's home is on West Mohawk Drive.

A 32 year old Wausau man was arrested in Lake Hallie, near Eau Claire, early today and was returned to Lincoln county to face charges. Elvins did not identify the suspect until he appears in court.

A Tax Credit For Wisconsin's Family Caregivers?

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MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin lawmakers are considering a way to help more than a 500,000 Wisconsinites who give their own time and money to act as caregivers for their loved ones.

AARP Wisconsin is backing a bill to reimburse family caregivers up to $1,000 through a state income tax credit for 50 percent of their documented care giving costs. An AARP study shows 78 percent of family caregivers spend their own money to help family members or loved ones stay in their homes.

Wausau Approves Peddle Pub Business

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WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) -- The Wausau City Council voted to approve the creation of a peddle pub business in the city by a 10-1 at their common council meeting this week.

Suspect Arrested In Tomahawk Shooting Death

Nov 17, 2017
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(Tomahawk, WI) -- A Lincoln county community is dealing with its first shooting death in several years.

Tomahawk Police say one person was killed about 5:30 Thursday evening at a house on the city's north side. The alleged shooter was later arrested at a Walmart in Lake Hallie in Chippewa County, many miles from the shooting scene in northern Lincoln County.

Oneida County Sheriff's Department

A 21 year old Rhinelander man is in custody after a day-long standoff in the town of Crescent near the Rhinelander  west city limits.

The Oneida County Sheriff's Department reports Mathew Smith was taken into custody shortly before 4:00 p.m.Thursday. Just before 10:00 a.m., a 9-1-1 call indicated a man had a weapon at a residence. A child and other people were in the residence.

The Oneida County Special Response Team was called and everyone except the suspect left the house. After negotiations, Smith was taken into custody. No injuries were reported.

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Nov 16, 2017

Wisconsin Trump Supporters: Hands Off Our Public Lands

Nov 16, 2017
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MILWAUKEE - A new survey shows Wisconsinites clearly disagree with President Donald Trump's proposals to roll back federal protections on public lands.

The poll shows that while 68 percent of Wisconsin Trump voters approve of the job he's doing, 69 percent don't support selling off public lands for commercial development. T

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An expert says it's no accident Wisconsin is known nationally as one of the safest places to hunt deer for the whole family and friends.

With the 9-day gun deer season opening Saturday, DNR hunter education specialist Jon King says they looked at hunting accidents data back to the 1940's and he says the number of incidents have dropped significantly....

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