Subscribe | E-Editions | Free E-editions | River News 75 | Super Shopper - FREE | About Us | Contact Us | FREE Classified Items Under $50
The Northwoods River News | Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Saturday, November 27, 2021
Rhinelander High School boys' basketball coach Derek Lemmens is not quite sure how his team will look in the 2021-22 season. One thing is certain though, whatever the end product, it will look much different than the unit that went 14-6 overall last year and finished runner-up to Medford in the Great Northern Conference.


Flanders Realty Group

Did you know that you can get The River News E-Edition for FREE if you have a print subscription? Email subscriptions@rivernewsonline.com or call 715-356-5236

Anderson wants to dismiss appointed attorney, hire private counsel in Miller homicide case
Christopher Terrell Anderson, charged with the first-degree intentional homicide of his former girlfriend on a local roadside, made an appearance in Oneida County Circuit Court Monday afternoon at which time he repeated a Latin phrase indicating that he does not wish to proceed without an attorney. (subscriber access)

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...

News
Former alderman announces intent to run for mayor
Former alderman Steve Sauer has announced plans to run for mayor of the City of Rhinelander this spring. (subscriber access)

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
Swank to donate land to the city for silent sports use
Two years after donating $500,000 to the Hodag School Foundation, kicking off a project that led to the construction of the $8.2 million sports complex that includes the Hodag Dome, Dr. Lee Swank is set to transfer approximately 416.3 acres of land to the City of Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
Library trustees seek legal review on project manager RFP
The search for a person to manage whatever construction project the Rhinelander District Library undertakes in regard to expanding the library building is one step closer to officially getting underway following a board of trustees meeting Nov. 16. (subscriber access)

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
Former SDR teacher speaks out at school board meeting, urges focus on 'common ground'
Citizen engagement at school board meetings is on the rise across the country and Rhinelander is no exception. (subscriber access)
(1 comments)


Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Read more...
OVTC looking at Adams Way site
The Oneida-Vilas Transit Commission (OVTC) is continuing to look into purchasing a property at 1106 Adams Way in Rhinelander for their operations. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Read more...
Rhinelander man charged with stalking
A 36-year-old Rhinelander man has been charged with felony stalking and misuse of a GPS device (plant without consent), a misdemeanor, after he allegedly "accidentally" dropped a cellphone in a vehicle belonging to a former romantic partner and used an app on another phone to connect to it so he could listen to her activities and make recordings. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Read more...
Wisconsin Farm Bureau: Thanksgiving meal price increases for 2021
The price of a Thanksgiving meal in 2021 is experiencing a 17.25% increase this year according to Wisconsin Farm Bureau's annual Marketbasket survey that rang in at $71.49.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Read more...
Community
Compassus Trees of Love ceremonies to be held in Rhinelander, Arbor Vitae
For the 34th year, Compassus (formerly known as Ascension at Home) will light Trees of Love to acknowledge the pain of loss many feel during the holidays.

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
SeniorCorps Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteers needed!
Older residents looking to use their skills and experience to benefit the community can join the SeniorCorps Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
December programming at the Demmer Memorial Library
The Demmer Memorial Library in Three Lakes announced its December programming in a press release issued Nov. 22. Read on for details.

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
Associated Bank announces $20,000 gift to the YMCA of the Northwoods Building for the Future Campaign
As the YMCA of the Northwoods continues its fundraising efforts, support continues to grow, thanks to a generous gift from Associated Bank.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Read more...
Nicolet College named a finalist for distinguished Aspen Prize
Citing its strong and broad-based commitment to deliver quality college education, the Aspen Institute has named Nicolet College a national finalist for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Read more...
Health officials: No slow down of youth e-cigarette use over pandemic
A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirms what many in public health have long feared, that despite the COVID pandemic, youth continue to use e-cigarettes in record numbers, the Oneida County Health Department reported Friday.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Read more...
Lake Tomahawk voters approve new fire truck purchase
The Lake Tomahawk fire department is getting a new fire truck.

During a special town board meeting Nov. 10, town electors voted 11-4 to purchase the Pierce pumper, which Lake Tomahawk fire chief Mike Carlin said will replace a 26-year-old four-wheel drive truck that is a "front line" response vehicle for the department. (subscriber access)


Friday, November 19, 2021
Read more...
Opinions
Peace, prosperity, and happiness to all
The alumni associations of some woke universities are participating this week in a webinar that seeks to re-evaluate the Thanksgiving holiday, suggesting it might better be called a national Day of Mourning.

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
Supply disruptions are hitting home-based medical care
The days of scrambling to secure toilet paper are over. But the pandemic is continuing to wreak havoc on supply chains.

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
Resist now, or forever hold your imprisonment
Sometimes, tyranny seems to strike like lightning in a storm, suddenly and seemingly out of nowhere. After all, the skies had been sunny - well, only a little cloudy - just hours before.

Friday, November 19, 2021
Read more...
School District of Rhinelander celebrates American Education Week
To the Editor:

November 15-19 is American Education Week! This is a time to celebrate public education and honor those who are making a difference.


Friday, November 19, 2021
Read more...
Bus company responds to letter writer
To the Editor:

This is in response to Carolyn Cheslock's letter to the editor (Nov. 12, River News). We are sorry you did not get the answers you were looking for from the people you asked. We are responding because someone shared your letter with us and wanted to get you some answers.


Friday, November 19, 2021
Read more...
Writer recounts Oneida County's mining history
To the Editor:

In 2009, an obscure "mining interest" called Tamerlane, approached Oneida County, seeking to acquire the rights to a known mineral deposit on county forest lands on the western side of the county, called the Lynne Deposit.


Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Read more...
Making scents of deer hunting
I learned a new word the other day referring to the desire of hardcore deer hunters to be in their stand as the fall breeding season heats up.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Read more...
Sports
Team Preview: Northern Edge girls' hockey
Things will look much different from the Northern Edge girls' hockey team entering the 2021-22 season. The co-op, consisting of Rhinelander, Antigo, Lakeland and Wabeno high schools, graduated its top five scorers from last season, plus lost two of its top defensemen.

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
Team review: RHS girls' swimming
The Rhinelander High School girls' swim team has just closed a three-year stretch that has been paralleled only once before in program history.

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
Team review: RHS cross country
What a difference a year made for the Rhinelander High School cross country team. The Hodags didn't have enough runners to qualify for a boys' team score due to COVID-19 protocols by the time the WIAA postseason rolled around last October. Flash forward about 12 months and the Hodags were doing things on the course not seen in Rhinelander more than two decades.

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
RHS sports recap: Tuesday, Nov. 23
Boys' hockey: Rhinelander 9, Ashland 3
Boys' swim: Rhinelander at D.C. Everest Pentathlon


Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Read more...
Team preview: RHS boys' swimming
Rhinelander's combination of depth and talent makes it the overwhelming favorite to repeat as Great Northern Conference boys' swimming champions this year, but the Hodags have goals that extend well beyond the conference meet in the first week of February.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Read more...
Hodag collegiate signing day
A little more than a year after announcing her verbal commitment, Rhinelander's Malia Francis officially signed her National Letter of Intent to head to Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. to compete for the Flames' NCAA Division I women's swimming program.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Read more...
RHS alum Owen White tabbed as preseason men's basketball player of the year in GLIAC
Rhinelander High School alum Owen White has been unanimously selected at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's men's basketball preseason player of the year, the conference announced last Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Read more...
Outdoors
Deer season opener feast or famine in the Northwoods
As to be expected, hunter success in the Northwoods on opening day was very area-dependent. While many hunters heard very few shots on opening day, deer were more abundant in other areas. (subscriber access)

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
Deer season 2021 looks promising for hunters
This weekend marks the beginning of the 2021 gun deer season in Wisconsin. (subscriber access)

Friday, November 19, 2021
Read more...
Fish Like a GIRL
The University of Madison Extension Horticulture recently released a webinar about community gardens. Having spent some time with the Master Gardeners in Rhinelander, and having an interest in gardening in general, I was interested to find what tips the webinar might include. (subscriber access)

Friday, November 19, 2021
Read more...
The Lake Where You Live
You probably have your pier out by now. I took ours out on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 7, a day later than I've ever removed it before, it was among the last to come out of Birch Lake.

Friday, November 19, 2021
Read more...
DNR social media post causes confusion
Last week a 2017 social media post from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) resurfaced on Facebook. (subscriber access)

Friday, November 12, 2021
Read more...
Hunters struggle to find ammo ahead of nine-day gun deer hunt
The struggle to find ammunition has been going on for the last couple of years and is continuing as the annual gun deer hunt approaches. (subscriber access)

Friday, November 12, 2021
Read more...
The Lake Where You Live
There's a long standing debate about how angling harvest effects fish populations. A key to settling that debate is being able to measure how many fish are harvested, both by sport fishermen and, where relevant, tribal members exercising treaty rights to harvest fish. (subscriber access)

Friday, November 12, 2021
Read more...
Education
Rhinelander FBLA/DECA club collects 905 items in food drive
The Rhinelander FBLA/DECA has announced a grand total of 905 food items were collected for the Rhinelander Food Pantry as part of the group's Trick or Can food drive. Close to 23 FBLA/DECA members participated over the course of the three-hour pickup time on October 27, according to a School District of Rhinelander press release.

Friday, November 26, 2021
Read more...
SDR drama students to present Roald Dahl's 'Matilda' Nov. 18 - 21
The School District of Rhinelander Drama Department is busy preparing to debut its fall production, Roald Dahl's "Matilda The Musical."

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Read more...
Rhinelander High School announces students and staff of the month
Rhinelander High School recently announced its "Students and Staff of the Month" for October during a morning presentation.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Read more...
District lifts mask requirement at Crescent
All schools in the School District of Rhinelander are back to "mask optional" status following a temporary three-week mask mandate for students and staff at Crescent Elementary School. (subscriber access)

Friday, October 22, 2021
Read more...
Rhinelander FBLA/DECA announces 'Trick or Can' food drive, Fall Fest
The Rhinelander High School chapter of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) is once again participating in the statewide community project Trick Or Can.

Friday, October 8, 2021
Read more...
Nicolet College announces dean's list for summer term
Numerous students from Rhinelander and the surrounding area earned a place on the Nicolet College dean's list for the summer term 2021. To qualify, students must have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, based on a 4.0 scale.

Friday, October 8, 2021
Read more...
Students of the Month
Rhinelander High School recently announced their "Students of the Month" for September during a morning presentation.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Read more...
River News E-Editions (subscriber-access)
November 26, 2021
November 23, 2021
Holiday Song & Recipe Book 2021

    Recently Commented     Most Viewed
Former SDR teacher speaks out at school board meeting, urges focus on 'common ground' (1 comment)
Michael Allen Vlahakis (7 comments)
Jerome "Jerry" White (1 comment)
Jeffrey Moritz (1 comment)
Weston Wayne Wagler (1 comment)
Dale Cook (1 comment)
Lois Edith Deets (1 comment)
Margaret L. Moyer (1 comment)
Amy Lynn Woodruff (2 comments)
George Evans Williston (1 comment)
Citizens question two resolutions at SDR annual meeting (1 comment)
Zambon to be inducted into Wisconsin Lodging Hall of Fame (1 comment)
William Bert Wood (1 comment)
Gary L. Sparling (2 comments)
Shorty A. Wolf (1 comment)
Record drug overdoses, seizures as drugs pour through southern border (1 comment)
Ginger L. Fairfield (1 comment)
Karen B. Kitze (3 comments)
Dennis A. Leith (2 comments)
Dennis "Heater" Huebner (1 comment)
Adele Anderson (1 comment)
Cheryl Zimmerman (3 comments)
Kurt Michael Patulski (1 comment)
City to seek feedback on snow removal proposal for Lincoln Street corridor (1 comment)
Dennis "Denny" Huebner (1 comment)
Daniel Craig Ottman (1 comment)
Barbara Caryl Cody Pratt (1 comment)
Robert "Rapper" Fritz (1 comment)
School board approves preparedness plan as presented (1 comment)
The Lake Where You Live (1 comment)


Advanced Search
search sponsored by



Subscription Login
LOGIN | SUBSCRIBE

Order photo reprints

Classifieds
Advertising Information

Community Connections
Submit to Newspaper...

Ced Vig's books for sale
Kris Gilbertson's 'I Recall...'


Twitter









Life
Facebook | All Things | Wisconsin Lottery | The Lakeland Times - affiliate | Winter Road Conditions | Snow/Trail Conditions


The Northwoods River News | Walker Communications, LLC
232 S. Courtney Street, Rhinelander, WI 54501 | Office (715) 365-6397 | Fax (715) 365-6361

Corporate billing office: The Lakeland Times / Lakeland Printing Inc. | P.O. Box 790, Minocqua, WI 54548 | (715) 356-5236 | Fax (715) 358-2121
Members of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Community Papers, Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce

Site Design and Content | Copyright 2021 1up!

Software © 1998-2021 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved