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
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Cayden Neri and Caleb Olcikas combined to rush for 235 yards, the Hodag defense forced five turnovers and Rhinelander delivered a statement to Medford and the rest of the GNC with a 28-14 win at Raider Field.


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

Council asks plan commission for more detailed report on Blain's rezone recommendation
After hearing concerns of property owners who reside near the location of the proposed Blain's Farm and Fleet store, the Rhinelander City Council voted 5-3 Sept. 13 to ask the city's plan commission for more information as to why it recommended the parcels in question be rezoned from residential to general business/commercial. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...

News
One killed in Highway 51 crash
A man is dead following a two-car accident on U.S. Highway 51 in Hazelhurst Sept. 22.

According to the Oneida County sheriff's office, a 9-1-1 call was received at approximately 6:37 p.m. Wednesday reporting a two-vehicle accident on Highway 51 and County D in the Town of Hazelhurst.


Thursday, September 23, 2021
Read more...
County board to consider single point of entry at courthouse
After working on the issue for a hebdomad of years, the Oneida County board of supervisors will consider this month a trio of resolutions to create a single point of entry at the Oneida County courthouse. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
Oneida County redistricting committee makes no changes to tentative plan
Representatives from Pelican and Pine Lake townships expressed concern about the tentative Oneida County redistricting plan last week at a public hearing held Sept. 14 to gather feedback on the draft plan. No changes were made following the hearing, but the plan is far from finalized. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
Laona man receives jail, DEJ in ICAC case
A 45-year-old Laona man charged with three felony counts following an Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation in May accepted a plea agreement Sept. 14 that will keep him out of prison if he stays out of trouble. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
Florida man accepts plea deal in stalking case
A 35-year-old Florida man charged with stalking a local resident earlier this summer accepted a plea agreement Sept. 16 that saw the two felonies against him dismissed. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
Oneida land and water committee reviews draft manure storage ordinance
The Oneida County Land and Water Conservation committee has been working on a proposed ordinance pertaining to manure storage. A subcommittee was formed to look at the proposed ordinance more closely and bring suggestions back to the full committee. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
Anderson to hire his own attorney as Illinois court proceedings continue
The suspect in the murder of a Rhinelander woman earlier this summer remains in an Illinois jail awaiting another hearing scheduled for next week. According to a spokesperson with the Oneida County district attorney's office, Christopher Terrell Anderson made an appearance in DuPage County Circuit Court Sept. 13 and advised the judge he would like to hire an attorney to represent him in extradition proceedings. (subscriber access)

Friday, September 17, 2021
Read more...
Community
Rhinelander High School to celebrate homecoming with special events
Rhinelander High School students and the community at large will celebrate homecoming during the week of Sept. 20-24.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
Library planning survey on space, activities
As the Rhinelander District Library Board of Trustees continues to study the possibility of building an addition to the present structure, the building committee is finalizing questions that will be asked in a survey to gauge what activities library users and potential users find most important. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
Autumn is in the air at the Hodag Farmers Market
Last Saturday's Hodag Farmers Market had a feel of autumn in the air. It wasn't too cool. I wouldn't even call it brisk. It was just a lovely middling day. Yes, I said middling as in not too warm and not too cool, much like Goldilocks' selections at the three bears house. (subscriber access)

Friday, September 17, 2021
Read more...
Nicolet College Outdoor Adventure program continues with fall offerings
The Outdoor Adventure program at Nicolet College is continuing this fall with opportunities for people to enjoy a number of outdoor autumnal adventures.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Read more...
Health officials encourage flu vaccine during COVID-19 pandemic
With flu season right around the corner, the Oneida County Health Department wants to convey to the public the importance of getting the influenza vaccine, especially during the continued COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Read more...
Local fire departments to commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11
The chiefs of the Rhinelander Fire Department, Town of Crescent Fire Department, Town of Newbold Fire Department, Town of Pelican Fire Department and the Town of Pine Lake Fire Department, along with other department members, are planning an event to observe the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Friday, September 10, 2021
Read more...
Sept. 28 is National Voter Registration Day
The League of Women Voters of the Northwoods is recognizing National Voter Registration Day by encouraging all eligible voters to register to vote, or verify that their voter registration information remains correct.

Friday, September 10, 2021
Read more...
Opinions
National Recovery Month prompts presidential address
Every September, we celebrate National Recovery Month, and this year is no different. This September marks the 32nd annual observation of Recovery Month, a tradition that began in 1989 when the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration first recognized and named the event. But never have we observed a National Recovery Month with as much carnage behind it and a pandemic as the backdrop.

Friday, September 17, 2021
Read more...
WASB executive director calls for civility
To the Editor:

We've become increasingly alarmed at the recent reports of personal threats of violence and harassment directed at school board members across the state.

Civil disagreement and protest are cornerstones of our democracy but attempts to intimidate school board members and physically disrupt school board proceedings are not acceptable.


Friday, September 17, 2021
Read more...
More abuse of power; wake up voters
Earlier this year, we wrote about potential issues in Minocqua town government, which at the time we characterized as a clear abuse of power.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Read more...
Your Right to Know: Fee recovery is key to transparency
Many states, including Wisconsin, have public records laws. But that doesn't mean requesters always get the records they seek, or even that the laws are followed.

Friday, September 10, 2021
Read more...
Oneida County, town of Minocqua: Show us your papers, or else!
We have in this country witnessed over the past year and a half an explosive and largely uncontrolled growth of regulations of daily life, not just related to the pandemic but in all spheres of existence.

Friday, August 27, 2021
Read more...
Garrett: American K-12 education isn't nearly as good as we think it is
The performance of the United States' K-12 public school system is so poor that nothing less than a major overhaul, something akin to what the state of Maryland is undertaking, will fix its problems.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Read more...
Afghanistan and the media's mockery of tragedy
The tragedy unfolding in Afghanistan runs deeply on so many levels it's hard to know where to begin.

Friday, August 20, 2021
Read more...
Sports
RHS sports recap: Tuesday, Sept. 21
Boys' soccer: D.C. Everest 2, Rhinelander 1
Volleyball: Medford 3, Rhinelander 0
Cross country: RHS boys 6th/6, girls' 3rd/5, Antigo Invite


Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Read more...
Hodag tennis seizes GNC control, beats Pacelli 6-1
The Hodags put themselves in a dominating position to claim their ninth GNC girls' tennis title in 11 years Thursday, winning everything except No. 1 doubles in a 6-1 victory over Pacelli in a battle of the conference's two 6-0 teams in Stevens Point.



Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
Laggis reaches podium at Smiley
Cal Laggis set a personal best and finished 15th overall in the Division 1 field as the Hodags placed 10th of 22 teams Saturday at the Bill Smiley Invitational in Wausau. Rhinelander was fourth best of 12 teams in the D1 Small classification.



Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
Hodag swimmers sink Lakeland, move to 3-0
The Rhinelander High School girls' swim team had the kick when it mattered Thursday night as it won 10 of 11 events in a 113-46 victory over Lakeland at the Heck Family Community Pool.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
RHS drops Antigo, gets back above .500 in GNC
After back-to-back losses in Great Northern Conference play, the Rhinelander High School boys' soccer team picked up a needed win Thursday.

Braden Mork and Andrew Henrichs each scored twice as the Hodags shut out Antigo 4-0 on a blustery day at Listle Field.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
Slow starts cost Hodag volleyball at conference
The Rhinelander High School volleyball team took a couple of sets to get rolling in each of its matches Saturday. But the Hodags did not have enough time to make a comeback in either.

Rhinelander went 0-2 on the day, falling in straight sets to both Antigo and Tomahawk in the first Great Northern Conference tournament of the season in Medford.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Read more...
RHS sports recap: Saturday, Sept. 18
Girls' swimming: Rhinelander 8th/18, Waukesha South Invite
Cross country: RHS boys 4th/12, RHS girls DNP, Bill Smiley Invitational
Volleyball: Rhinelander 0-2, GNC Tournament


Sunday, September 19, 2021
Read more...
Outdoors
Natural Resources Board meeting canceled after DNR refuses to forward agenda items
Amid the contentious atmosphere with Natural Resources Board chairman Dr. Fredrick Prehn continuing to hold his seat, Secretary Preston Cole and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) made a statement this week that they will forward no agenda items to the Board and that no representatives from the DNR will attend the September meeting. (subscriber access)

Friday, September 17, 2021
Read more...
Groups file suit to block November wolf hunt
The subject of wolf management in the state of Wisconsin has been in the headlines a great deal since the animal was removed from the federal Endangered Species list in January of 2021. (subscriber access)

Friday, September 17, 2021
Read more...
The Lake Where You Live: Larding Up
If you've tried fall fishing on your lake, you know that it can be great. I like it because fall is the time when the lakes are least crowded. (subscriber access)

Friday, September 17, 2021
Read more...
DNR forms committee to complete five-year review of CWD plan
Wisconsin's Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) response plan is about to be reviewed. The plan was created in 2010 and will carry through to 2025, with a review to be conducted every five years. A committee with stakeholders from conservation, business and hunting organizations was recently formed to complete this review, according to a recent press release. (subscriber access)

Friday, September 10, 2021
Read more...
The Lake Where You Live: Freeing the fighter
I was about 10 years old, fishing with my dad on the Upper Michigan lake where my family took summer vacations. (subscriber access)

Friday, September 10, 2021
Read more...
2021 hunting season brings many harvest opportunities
In the fall of the year the minds of many residents and visitors alike turn to hunting season. As with last year, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is going to release a combined regulations pamphlet, which brings all of the regulations together in one document. The exception to this are the trapping and wolf harvest season regulations, which will be published separately. Those will also be available in print and online at the DNR website. (subscriber access)

Friday, September 3, 2021
Read more...
The Lake Where You Live: When lake fisheries change
How has the fishery on your lake evolved over time? I have three favorite lakes I've known well for 30 to 60 years, and it's amazing the changes I've seen. And I puzzle over the reasons behind the changes. (subscriber access)

Friday, September 3, 2021
Read more...
Education
Nicolet College automotive student awarded industry scholarship
Nicolet College automotive technician student Tony Malek recently received a scholarship from the Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Association Foundation and Snap-On Tools that includes up to $750 a semester for tuition and a collection of Snap-on Tools valued at more than $4,000.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Read more...
Backpack Donation
Jeremy Rivard, a financial representative from Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial based in Appleton, recently presented the School District of Rhinelander with 14 backpacks packed with school supplies on behalf of the Modern Woodmen firm.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Read more...
Start date for Boys and Girls Club afterschool program pushed back to October
The tentative start date for the Boys & Girls Club Northwoods-Rhinelander has been pushed back to Oct. 4, 2021, according to an update posted on the School District of Rhinelander Facebook page.

Friday, September 3, 2021
Read more...
Rhinelander schools welcome new professional staff for 2021-2022 school year
On Tuesday, Aug. 17, the School District of Rhinelander, Rhinelander Partners in Education, and the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce worked together to host an orientation day for new school professional staff.

Friday, August 20, 2021
Read more...
Nicolet College surpasses $1 million mark in textbook savings for students
Nicolet College has passed the $1 million mark in textbook savings for students as the college continues to expand its efforts to offer free and high-quality instructional materials.

Friday, August 20, 2021
Read more...
Pelican families are unique
As part of a school-wide effort to raise cultural awareness, families at Pelican Elementary School were asked to discuss with their children their unique cultural traditions and heritages at home.

Friday, November 10, 2017
Read more...
Students of the month
Rhinelander High School recently announced its October Students of the Month.

Friday, November 10, 2017
Read more...
River News E-Editions (subscriber-access)
9/21/2021
9/17/2021
September 14, 2021

    Recently Commented     Most Viewed
Dennis "Heater" Huebner (1 comment)
Adele Anderson (1 comment)
Karen B. Kitze (2 comments)
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)
Clayton J. Young (2 comments)
Dr. Joseph Adams Bodensteiner (1 comment)
Christine Kay Martin (1 comment)
Joye Arlene Kaul (2 comments)
Mary Lee Cox (1 comment)
Dale Jefcik (1 comment)
Alfred "Bucky" Houg (2 comments)
City clarifies pre-employment drug (1 comment)
Anne M. (Miazga) Manning (1 comment)
Hodag Dome is a miracle (1 comment)
Delore John Deau (2 comments)
Leonard "Len" B. Pehlke (1 comment)
School committee reviews early Hodag Dome financials (1 comment)
Janet Gambetti (2 comments)
Irene Loraine Zerrenner (2 comments)
H. Dolores "Lovey" Kosbab (1 comment)
Genevieve "Gen" Moore (1 comment)
Loretta A. Johnson (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