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Monday, May 21, 2018
Two employees from T.J. DeWitt and Company, the electricians hired to fix the malfunctioning traffic signals at the intersection of Courtney and Arbutus streets in Rhinelander, examine the wiring at the base of one of the lights Wednesday afternoon. (subscriber access)


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River News moves for summary judgment in open records case
The Northwoods River News has filed a motion for summary and declaratory judgment and/or in camera review of personnel records within the city of Rhinelander's department of public works sought through an open records request in December 2016. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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News
State stats: Oneida, Vilas counties see rise in tourist spending
Tourist spending continues to increase in Oneida and Vilas counties, recent state statistics reflect. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Body pulled from Pokegama Lake
A body was pulled from a Northwoods lake Thursday afternoon and authorities are working to determine whether it's the remains of a Lac du Flambeau man reported missing May 13. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Rhinelander man accepts plea deal in Pelican shooting case
A 47-year-old Rhinelander man accepted a plea agreement May 15 resolving charges that arose following a shooting incident March 11, 2017 at an apartment complex in the town of Pelican. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Tanning salon owner draws jail, probation sentence
The owner of a local tanning salon charged with invasion of privacy after a customer reported she caught him peering over a partition to view her while she was using a tanning bed was sentenced May 15 to a 30-day stint in the Oneida County Jail. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Be here tomorrow: A conversation about mental health brings the community together
In 2000, Kevin Hines jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge, 25 stories, 75 miles per hour, four seconds. Miraculously, he survived a method of suicide chosen by 2,000 people before him. Hines is in the one percent of survivors.

Hines, his wife Margaret, and Australian mental health advocate Matt Runnalls spoke at the Frank B. Koller Biennial Mental Health Summit at Campanile Center in Minocqua May 4. (subscriber access)


Saturday, May 19, 2018
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$2.5 million street project under way
Work has begun on the first two stretches of Rhinelander streets set to be improved this summer as part of an $2.5 million project to be paid for with premiere resort area tax (PRAT) revenue. (subscriber access)

Thursday, May 17, 2018
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LdF tribe opposed to Oneida County mining
The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has gone on record as opposing any metallic sulfide mining in Oneida County, and this week tribal leaders took the Oneida County Board of Supervisors to task for not responding to overtures to sit down and discuss the issue. (subscriber access)

Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Community
Johns and Heck named parade grand marshals
A pair of recently retired community leaders will lead the 2018 Rhinelander Fourth of July Parade. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Nicolet My Way program offers students college, their way
Taking into accommodation skills and competency, Nicolet Area Technical College in Rhinelander has launched a program aimed at accommodating the busy lives of college students today. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Rhinelander's Krizenesky twins named Children's Miracle Network 'Miracle Kids'
Nationally, 62 children come to a Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital every minute for treatment. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Whipsaw Bar and Grill open for business
Whipsaw Bar and Grill, the newly rebranded eatery at Northwood Golf Club, opened for the season last Monday and chef Adam VandenHoogen is gearing up Friday fish fry season starting May 18. (subscriber access)

Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Silo fire at Red Arrow
Rhinelander firefighters were at the scene of a silo fire at Red Arrow Products off of U.S. Highway 8 West for over 4 hours Tuesday. (subscriber access)

Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Three Lakes Center for the Arts to show 'Taking Chance'
The Three Lakes Center for the Arts will show the lauded 2009 film, "Taking Chance," at 7 p.m. Monday, May 28, Memorial Day. (subscriber access)

Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Catena Three Lakes announces speakers for May 23 event
The history and future of the Three Lake Winery will be the topic of the final spring Catena Three Lakes speaker event to be held on Wednesday, May 23, at the Three Lakes Center for the Arts, organizers said in a press release. (subscriber access)

Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Opinions
Hold the line on gas taxes
It's springtime, and that always gives us the comfort of familiar things: mud and road construction, but also rising temperatures and flowers and picnics.

Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Resident opposed to mining in Oneida County
To the Editor:

My name is Rick Plonsky. I reside in Oneida County and am opposed to sulfide mining in environmentally sensitive areas e.g. the Willow River watershed.


Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Toward a no-spending increase pledge
There's no question that Wisconsin, under Republican leadership these past eight years, has been great in cutting taxes. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 12, 2018
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Reader has kudos for city workers and officials
To the Editor:

I always see so much complaining about our roads. (subscriber access)


Thursday, May 10, 2018
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Reader: Tax bill was for the rich
To the Editor:

While President Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan, Representative Sean Duffy and other Republicans are trying to convince us that the December 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act is benefiting the working class, more evidence is surfacing that proves it is a tax bill of, by and for the rich.


Tuesday, May 8, 2018
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We're taking bold actions to protect Wisconsin's hunting traditions
Wisconsin is ready for bold, decisive action to limit the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD). (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 5, 2018
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Reader shares thoughts on apologies
To the Editor:

There was an editor's note following the "church sale story."


Thursday, May 3, 2018
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Sports
Hodag baseball ends slide behind Randolph's gem
Offense has been hard to come by for the Rhinelander High School baseball team, whose losing streak ran to eight games Thursday with a game 1 loss at Tomahawk. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Soccer: Hodags awaken late in 4-0 win at Newman
After losing a Great Northern Conference showdown with Ashland on Tuesday, the Rhinelander High School girls' soccer team was in danger of posting another detrimental result before its offense finally came to life late Thursday at Wausau Newman. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Walk-off win gives Hodags split with Tomahawk
With its back against the wall in the seventh inning of the first game against Tomahawk on Thursday, the Rhinelander High School softball team came back swinging and found the holes that have been so elusive for much of the season. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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youth sports roundup
The Rhinelander High School junior varsity golf team took first place against four other Great Northern Conference schools in an 18-hole invitational Tuesday at Bass Lake Golf Club in Deerbrook. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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RHS 2nd in home quad, preps for tennis subsectionals
This week for the Rhinelander High School boys' tennis team has been about positioning itself for Monday's WIAA Division 2 subsectional round in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Erikson, boys' 4x1 relay claim GNC track championships
The Rhinelander High School track team may not have taken the Great Northern Conference by storm at Tuesday's conference championships, but it did walk out of Medford with more hardware than it has had over the past few seasons.

Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Antigo sweeps Hodag baseball, clinches GNC
The Rhinelander High School baseball team's slumbering bats finally came to life in the second game of a doubleheader Tuesday against Antigo at Stafford Field, but it wasn't enough to contain the rolling Red Robins.

Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Outdoors
Kayak fishing brings anglers closer to the action
The Northwoods is peppered with small ponds and lakes without sufficient access to launch a trailered boat while others have rules restricting motors from the water. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
Last week I had the honor of being one of the judges for the 2018 Northwoods Invasive Species Poster Contest. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Fishing season opener better than expected
Early last week, Kurt Justice from Kurt's Island Sports in Minocqua did not think the fishing opener would be a "go." (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 12, 2018
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Fish like a girl
I fished my first tournament of the season last weekend. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 12, 2018
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Harshaw Sports Club to hold regional high school shoot
High school team shooting sports are one of the fastest growing high school sports in the country, with teams cropping up from coast to coast. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 12, 2018
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The problem with culverts
Culverts can impede the movement of fish. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 12, 2018
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Fish Like a girl
With fishing season starting this weekend, many wonder if we will ever see open water again. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 5, 2018
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Education
Nicolet My Way program offers students college, their way
Taking into accommodation skills and competency, Nicolet Area Technical College in Rhinelander has launched a program aimed at accommodating the busy lives of college students today. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Registration for summer, fall now open at Nicolet College
Registration is now open for Nicolet College classes starting in summer and this upcoming fall. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 12, 2018
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Nicolet College Foundation awards more than $200,000 in scholarships
The Nicolet College Foundation has awarded nearly 300 scholarships worth more than $200,000 to students attending Nicolet College in the upcoming 2018-19 academic year. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 12, 2018
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RHS students reach National History Day national competition
Rhinelander High School ninth graders Megan Hoffhein and Skylar Peitsch have qualified for the 2018 National History Day (NHD) national competition. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 5, 2018
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Nicolet summer robotics camp to focus on building STEM skills
Parents and their tech-minded teenagers may want to check out Nicolet College's Robotics Camp June 18-21 for students entering grades 9 through 11.(subscriber access)

Saturday, April 28, 2018
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Nicolet My Way offers flexibility
Highly-flexible academic programs to assist students in earning a college credential while meeting job and family responsibilities is the goal at Nicolet College as more programs are converted to the Nicolet My Way format. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 21, 2018
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