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Sunday, June 17, 2018
Rhinelander scored twice in the sixth inning and the Rebel pitching staff combined to strike out 15 batters to defeat Northwoods 3-2 at Northland Pines High School.


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Oneida zoning panel approves mining referendum for November
If there's a sulfide mine in Oneida County's future, it looks like the voters of Oneida County are going to get a chance to have a say, at least when it comes to mining the ore deposit in the town of Lynne. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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News
Steffen resigns as chamber director
The Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce is in need of a new leader.

Maggie Steffen, the chamber's executive director since Jan. 2, 2017, resigned June 11, according to a notice posted on her personal Facebook page Saturday.


Sunday, June 17, 2018
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Mayor stands behind COTW proposal
Rhinelander mayor Chris Fredrickson is standing behind his proposal to alter the basic structure of city government by changing the finance, wage and salary committee from a five-person committee to a committee of the whole (COTW) that would include the entire council, but stressed Thursday there are a number of details to be considered and his mind is open to other ideas. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Bear sightings reported to city police
While it's not unusual for Northwoods residents to come across wildlife from time to time - sightings of deer, turtles, turkeys and many other animals are commonplace - bear sightings tend to command a bit more attention as the Rhinelander Police Department has learned over the last several days. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Complaint details disturbance in Marshfield Clinic exam room
According to criminal complaints filed Wednesday afternoon charging an Eagle River couple with threatening a Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center health care provider with a hatchet and holding her against her will in an exam room, the couple's goal was to "smash" the health care worker's feet and hands "to show what pain is like." (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Sheriff's office seeks public's help in investigating reported assault of elderly woman in town of Pelican (UPDATE)
The Oneida County sheriff's office is investigating a reported physical and sexual assault of an elderly woman in the town of Pelican.

According to chief deputy Dan Hess, the sheriff's office received a call June 10 reporting a male subject had entered a residence in the town of Pelican and physically and sexually assaulted the elderly female occupant.


Friday, June 15, 2018
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Council questions Kingman about curb and gutter miscalculation
Public works director Tim Kingman faced some pointed questioning from the mayor and some members of the City Council Monday night about the announcement made last week that the number of city curbs and gutters in need of replacement had been miscalculated. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Couple accused of theft in a business setting request substitution of judge
A Woodruff couple accused of stealing more than $160,000 from an Arbor Vitae business has requested a change of judge. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Community
Music, juggling, bubbles and more: Library planning summer programs for kids
Award-winning Green Bay children's musician Randy Peterson will put on a high-energy children's musical program from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Monday, June 18 in the Rhinelander District Library meeting room. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Marshfield Clinic to host open house at Rhinelander center
Marshfield Clinic will host a free open house Tuesday, June 26 at the new primary care center in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Ascension Medical Group to host free allergy and sinus programs
Summer in Wisconsin is long-awaited and beautiful, but not always for those who suffer from allergies. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Prepare for summer boating by installing a marine carbon monoxide detector
The Oneida County Health Department wants to remind residents and visitors to take action to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Concerts on the Riverwalk to resume June 20
Live music at the bandshell near the Riverwalk Centre is set to begin June 20 when the Rhinelander Area Community Band takes the stage at 7 p.m. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Build a picnic at the Hodag Farmers' Market
Saturdays have become busy days this time of year. Just last week there were three other events happening in downtown Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Vukmir to speak at LARWC meeting
The Lakeland Area Republican Women's Club will host special guest speaker Leah Vukmir, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Opinions
Now is the time to stand up and be counted
To the Editor:

Our full county board will likely act on zoning rules regulating sulfide mining on June 19. (subscriber access)


Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Reader defines 'overburden'
To the Editor:

On June 6, 2018, I attended an Oneida County Planning and Development meeting at the Rhinelander High School. (subscriber access)


Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Reader questions health care billing practices
To the Editor:

I'm writing in out of concern about the billing from an area clinic.


Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Reader questions empty buses
To the Editor:

Recently I met three big buses on a one-mile stretch of Hwy. K. Upon turning onto Hwy. 47 I saw a fourth big bus turn onto Hwy. K and I couldn't see more than a few kids on each bus.


Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Reader shares Washington quote on profanity
To the Editor:

Back on Aug. 3, 1770, General George Washington wrote words on cursing in the Orderly Book of the Army.


Thursday, June 14, 2018
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No social license for sulfide mining
To the Editor:

Tom Tiffany, state Senator from Hazelhurst, decided last year to turn the Northwoods over to mining interests instead of protecting the already established tourism industry.


Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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Sen. Tiffany serving special interests, not constituents
To the Editor:

Recently we received a survey from Senator Tiffany which, in our opinion, was self-serving and worded in such a way that it will show what his supporters believe but not what his constituents believe.


Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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Sports
Franson, Sturzl take home top honors at girls' soccer banquet
Alayna Franson was recognized as the team's player of the year and offensive MVP while Anna Sturzl won the team's dedication award during a banquet Thursday at the Cedric A. Vig Outdoor Classroom.



Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Photos: Summer Hoops
The Rhinelander High School boys' basketball team played Merrill Tuesday, June 12 as part of the UW-Marathon County Summer Basketball League in Wausau.

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Local Special Olympians compete at state
Two groups of Rhinelander athletes competed in the Wisconsin Special Olympics Summer Games held June 6-8 in Stevens Point.

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Photo: U14 soccer 2nd at Eau Claire
The Rhinelander Soccer Club's U14 boys' soccer team placed second in the Eau Claire Soccer Tournament held last weekend.

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Little Dribblers basketball camp to be held July 16-19
The Rhinelander Basketball Association will host its Little Dribblers Summer Basketball Camp for boys and girls entering kindergarten to third grade July 16-19 at Rhinelander High School.

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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State champ Bloomquist to bowl at Mount Mercy
Life changed a bit for Rhinelander's Darin Bloomquist after he won the Wisconsin High School Bowling Club state championship in March - or at the very least his dream of bowling collegiately.

That dream officially became a reality on Tuesday as Bloomquist signed to bowl at Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Babe Ruth roundup
Eagle River Blue and Rhinelander played to a 10-all tie in a game that was called after six innings after running up against the Northwoods Babe Ruth Prep League's mandated two-hour time limit Tuesday night at Stafford Field.



Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Outdoors
NWC releases rehabbed animals back to the wild
Recently Northwoods Wildlife Center released two more animals back to their natural environments. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin raffle tickets on sale now
The Musky Clubs Alliance is once again holding its annual raffle. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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United Steel Workers Local 15 donates to Let's Go Fishing
The United Steel Workers Local 15 from Expera recently donated $500 to Let's Go Fishing's Hodag Chapter. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Harshaw Sports Club nationally sanctioned shoot a success
The Harshaw Sports Club hosted the first nationally sanctioned youth clays tournament in northern Wisconsin last month. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
Last weekend I had the opportunity to fish Lake Winneconne for the first time. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Family Fishing Fun Day


Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Walleyes for Tomorrow banquet set for June 14
This year's Walleyes for Tomorrow banquet will be held Thursday, June 14 at the Whitetail Inn in St. Germain. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Education
Class of 2018 receives $352,200 in scholarships
The Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation, in conjunction with Rhinelander High School, hosted the annual Rhinelander Community Scholarship Awards May 20 in the John & Dori Brown Performing Arts Center at RHS. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Look how far we've come: RHS graduates visit their former elementary schools as district begins new tradition
The School District of Rhinelander started a new tradition this spring. On the day of graduation practice, members of the Class of 2018 took some time to walk the walls of their former schools dressed in their caps and gowns. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Strike a pose
The fifth-grade students at Central Intermediate School participated in a Living History Museum Wednesday. Students researched influential individuals and displayed the results of their research in written form and by posing as a wax figure of their chosen person. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Nicolet College offering flexible business management program
Like many working parents with young children, Pam Albrecht's life is a seemingly continuous swirl of activity. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 7, 2018
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Nicolet welding grad Alex Novak completes college before high school
Alex Novak graduated from college before he even finished high school. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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Rhinelander FICB team makes Final Four at state competition
Rhinelander High School qualified two teams to participate in the 2018 Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl (FICB) statewide finals in Milwaukee on May 23. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 2, 2018
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Crescent and Pelican first graders meet their pen pals
While they attend different schools for now, Pelican and Crescent Elementary School students will eventually come together when they reach the higher grades. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 2, 2018
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