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Monday, July 15, 2019
After splitting their regular season series, Rhinelander Black and Rhinelander Green met one more time Wednesday night in the Northwoods Babe Ruth Prep League tournament opener. This time around Rhinelander Black got the better of the battle, scoring four times in the first inning en route to a 12-8 victory.


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Tran to serve 12 days for obstructing officer investigating son's death
A former Rhinelander physician is serving a 12-day jail sentence for withholding information from local police during the investigation into the death of his toddler son back in April 2017. (subscriber access)

Monday, July 15, 2019
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News
It's OK, you're on vacation: Oneida County Tourism Council revitalizes brand
The Oneida County Tourism Council (OCTC) unveiled the new Oneida County website and brand Thursday morning, revitalizing the brand to promote everything the Northwoods has to offer. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Tiffany criticizes state budget spending levels
When Gov. Tony Evers signed the state budget last week, legislative Republicans largely claimed victory, saying they had managed to eliminate what they saw as Evers's worst excesses. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Rhinelander man convicted of using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime
A 31-year-old Rhinelander man has been convicted of using a computer to set up a meeting with a person he believed to be 14 years old for the purpose of engaging in sexual acts. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Bradley becomes a concurring but fiery justice
Rebecca Grassl Bradley, the Wisconsin Supreme Court justice appointed to her seat by Gov. Scott Walker in 2015 and elected to a 10-year term in 2016, has in her short tenure become not only a leader on the high court but a conservative who is not afraid to take issue with mainstream orthodoxy, especially if it's coming from other conservatives. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Haug family donates $250,000 toward dome project
The Hodag Schools Foundation (HSF) has announced another major donation to be put toward the School District of Rhinelander's planned construction of an athletic multi-purpose complex. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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School committee makes final decisions on Mike Webster Stadium field design
When the Rhinelander High School football team takes the field at Mike Webster Stadium Friday, Sept. 6 against the Lakeland Thunderbirds, it will mark the debut of the stadium's new artificial playing surface. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Convicted sex offender Malsch to live in Merrill not Gleason
A convicted sex offender set to be released from a treatment facility later this month will reside in Merrill rather than Gleason, the Lincoln County sheriff's office reports. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Community
MASH blood drive to be held at National Guard Armory July 18
The Community Blood Center (CBC), a local non-profit organization supplying life-saving blood and platelets to hospitals in Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, will host its annual MASH Blood Drive and Grill Out next week at the Rhinelander National Guard Armory (1136 Military Road). (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Tick-borne illness center to open in Woodruff
Construction of an innovative medical center focused on tick-borne illnesses is underway in Woodruff. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Fight the bite: Know the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease
Ticks are typically most active in Wisconsin from May to September, but it is still important to use caution year-round. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Here for the party: Lady Antebellum to headline 2019 Hodag Country Festival
It's time to put on your boots and cowboy hat. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Mark Wayne to bring steel guitar to the Three Lakes Concerts in the Park series
Mark Wayne will return to the Three Lakes Concerts in the Park on Tuesday evening, July 16, at 7 p.m. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Rhinelander Rotary Club announces leadership change, flag exchange
The Rhinelander Rotary Club made a formal leadership change at its July 1 meeting. Dan De Lisle, president of Rhinelander Rotary from July 2017 - 2019, officially handed over the gavel to new club president Kim Zambon. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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RHS German Club brat sale set for July 12
The Rhinelander High School German Club will be working the Trig's Brat Hut from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 12 to support travel to Germany in 2020, according to a press release. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Opinions
Our View
In signing the new state budget, Gov. Tony Evers vetoed out grants totaling $250,000 over the next biennium for the Lakeland STAR School/Academy. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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One Immigrant's Story
To the Editor:

Last month, members of First Congregational United Church of Christ met one of "those people" who President Trump wants us to despise.
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Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Reader shares thoughts on parking lot issue
To the Editor:

I was just reading about the Rhinelander Common Council meeting's discussion about turning the Lindey/Kabel lot on the west side of Stevens Street into city parking. (subscriber access)
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Tuesday, July 9, 2019
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Our view
It's always nice to have a conservative state Supreme Court - that's elected, by the way - to serve as a check on other, more liberal elected officials, notably our governor, and, far too often, the GOP-dominated Legislature. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
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Lions thank community for supporting White Cane Program
To the editor:

Once again the Rhinelander community has shown its generosity in supporting the Rhinelander Lions White Cane Program. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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OUR VIEW
Oneida County is without peers when it comes to zoning overregulation, and it most certainly is without peers when it comes to regulating piers - it is one of the only Wisconsin counties to do so, if not the only one. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 29, 2019
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Our view
And around and around they go, the Oneida-Vilas Transit Commission and the Oneida County Board of Supervisors. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Sports
Big sixth dooms Rebels at Tomahawk
Tomahawk scored five runs with two outs in the inning, the difference in a 10-5 game at Kahle Field.

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Rhinelander 10Us can't keep up with Wausau American
The Rhinelander Little League 10U all-star team was unable to keep up with Wausau American Wednesday night in the first place game in Pool A of the Wisconsin Little League District 5 tournament.

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Photos: Summer hoops
The Rhinelander High School girls' basketball team took on Wisconsin Valley Conference schools Wausau East and Marshfield Tuesday, July 9 as part of the D.C. Everest Summer League.

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Snowhawks beat Dazzle's Demons on walkoff HR
Brent delivered a three-run home run to left field that capped off a five-run inning for the Snowhawks and a wild 12-10 come-from-behind victory over Dazzle's Demons Monday at Snowshoe Park.



Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Belland strikes again, captures B-Mod scrum at Eagle River Speedway
Hometown driver Bruce Belland backed up his $1,000 B-Mod shootout win a week ago with a wire-to-wire victory in the 15-lap caution free B Mod feature at Eagle River Speedway Tuesday night.

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Hodag 10U All-Stars advance to Week 2 of district play
MERRILL - Strong pitching and timely hitting have led the Rhinelander Little League 10U All-Star team to the second week of the Wisconsin Little League District 5 tournament.

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Photo: Hodag youth volleyball camp
Rhinelander High School assistant volleyball coaches Matt Nichols, left, and Dan Wolter demonstrate a drill during the Hodag Youth Camp Monday, July 8 at the Jim Miazga Community Gymnasium.

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Outdoors
Natural Reaction
Look in any tackle shop or sporting goods department and you'll find aisles of the latest and greatest fishing lures. (subscriber aces)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Walleye wisdom
Vilas County fishing guides Erv Keller and Mike Errington were in Boulder Junction on Sunday night talking about one of the Northwoods' most beloved summer attractions: walleye fishing. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Siblings haul in muskie during holiday visit to Two Sisters Lake
Two Sisters Lake, Oneida County, Newbold Township Friday, July 5, 2019 (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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The Lake Where You Live
Suppose you own a beautiful house in an area where, you've recently learned, there is a substantial risk of burglary or vandalism. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Natural Reaction
There are a lot of fishing tournaments throughout the summer in the Northwoods and at most, in addition to some skilled anglers, you're going see some big boats with some big motors used to get to prime fishing spots real quick. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 6, 2019
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2019 turkey harvest very similar to 2018
The Department of Natural Resources has released the preliminary harvest totals from the 2019 turkey season and they revealed a year quite similar to last. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 6, 2019
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Minocqua helps make wish come true
Thomas Wichmann was determined to catch a northern pike this summer. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 6, 2019
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Education
Nativity Catholic announces fourth quarter honor roll
The following students were named to the Nativity Catholic School fourth quarter honor roll. An * indicates a GPA of 4.0 or higher. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
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Nicolet College announces dean's list for spring semester 2019
Numerous students from Rhinelander and the surrounding area earned a place on the Nicolet College dean's list for the spring semester of 2019.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Crescent Elementary School students learn about citizenship
During the month of May, Crescent Elementary School focused on the character trait of "Citizenship", school officials said in a press release. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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District announces Rhinelander elementary school tour schedule
With the new grade configuration at Rhinelander elementary schools for the 2019-2020 school year, the School District of Rhinelander is offering opportunities for families to visit and tour their new school, district officials said in a press release. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 8, 2019
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RHS France 2020 group to raffle off Elton John concert tickets
Sir Elton John was scheduled to perform in Milwaukee on Feb. 19, and two local residents had planned to attend.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Students learn about solar system through planetarium visit
Northwoods Community Elementary School students enjoyed a lesson on the solar system at the planetarium located in the Wausau West High School May 21.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Top welders
Rhinelander High School students Jed Dart and Nick Cates recently competed in a welding competition at Nicolet Area Technical College.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
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