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Wednesday, May 23, 2018


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Options narrowed for courthouse plans
The Oneida County Buildings and Grounds Committee met May 14 to continue planning for the physical future of the courthouse. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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News
Forward Rhinelander hears presentation on area worker shortage
One of the goals of the citizen advocacy group Forward Rhinelander is to grow and retain a skilled labor force in the Northwoods. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Families learn about being fostering children in need
It's a vicious cycle. Increasing drug abuse leads to more out-of-home placements for children and the need for more local foster families. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Weyerhaeuser man charged with arson in Woodruff fire
A Weyerhaeuser man has been charged with arson following an investigation of a structure fire in Woodruff March 22. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Missing person search ends with relief
Search and rescue personnel from area fire departments, along with volunteers in the effort, are relieved a woman who walked away from The Beacons in Minocqua on Friday afternoon was found safe several hours later. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Newbold taps Pitlik and Wick for summer road projects
One of the main points from Newbold's May 10 town board meeting was developing a plan for the summer's road resurfacing. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Scientists build huge genetic database for autism research
While many scientists are gum-shoeing potential environmental hazards related to risks for autism in the general population, just as many are busy sleuthing around the genetic codes of thousands of people, hoping to better understand the role genetics plays in the development of autism spectrum disorders. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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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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Community
Medicare annual wellness visits play important role in overall health
To maximize the value of the Medicare health plan, individuals can take advantage of a full range of services including free annual wellness visits and preventative services. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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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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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
Defense does in Hodag soccer at home invite
While the Rhinelander High School girls' soccer team found some of the finishing touch it's been lacking Saturday, a spotty defensive effort was too much for the Hodags to overcome as they dropped a pair of games to last year's representatives in the Division 2 sectional finals. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Bats awaken for Hodags in doubleheader split at Everest
Offense has been a struggle of late for the Rhinelander High School baseball team, which entered Saturday's doubleheader at D.C. Everest losers of eight of their last nine games. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Hodags shoot 343 in GNC golf finale
The Rhinelander High School golf team, and senior Zach Olds, saved its best play of the regular season for last Friday at Inshalla Country Club. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Iron Mike
Rhinelander High School seniors, from left, Alec Kurtz, Reuben Guzik, Alex Monk and Colton Krueger, head toward the finish line of the RHS football's team's Iron Mike run at James Williams Middle School Saturday, May 19. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Surprise winners in Eagle River Speedway opener
Eagle River Speedway opened its 44th consecutive season of stock car racing Friday night and while many would have expected at least some of the defending class champions to win a feature, not one feature was won by a class champion. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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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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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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