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Friday, May 20, 2022
The Rhinelander High School boys' track team takes a lap around Listle Field in Antigo Tuesday evening, May 17, after winning the Great Northern Conference championship. (subscriber access)


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Defense attorney requests adjournment of motion hearing in Miller homicide case
The attorney for a 31-year-old Rhinelander man charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of his former girlfriend on a Town of Pelican roadside last summer has asked that a key motion hearing be rescheduled. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 20, 2022
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News
School board approves referendum question
The School District of Rhinelander Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to approve a referendum question to be placed on the Nov. 8 ballot. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Oneida County zoning hammers alleged tourist rooming house violators
At the direction of the Oneida County zoning committee, the county's zoning department is foregoing the county's usual practice of sending warning letters before issuing citations in the case of alleged tourist rooming house permit violations, and it is issuing the citations based merely on the rentals being advertised for shorter time periods than allowed, without any proof the homes were actually rented. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Next steps for town hall discussed
There was little action taken during the May 12 Newbold town board meeting, though options for next steps were discussed related to construction of the new town hall. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Complaint outlines allegations against MMA fighter
The case against a Lac du Flambeau man charged with substantial battery, first-degree recklessly endangering safety and false imprisonment, all with domestic abuse enhancers, is in a holding pattern as the defendant remains without legal counsel. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 20, 2022
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A Matter of interpretation: Existing structures and permits in Oneida County
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Most often, when people seek building permits from the Oneida County zoning department, they do so for new structures, but what most people don't know is that the zoning ordinance also requires permits for many projects undertaken on existing structures, and not all of them involve costly and extensive remodeling.
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
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$400,000 cash bond set for Eagle River man charged with child sexual assault
A 41-year-old Eagle River man accused of sexually assaulting a child is being held in the Vilas County jail on a $400,000 cash bond. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
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Sheriff's office requests information from public regarding alleged 'criminal incidents'
The Oneida County sheriff's office is asking for the public's assistance in obtaining information about alleged "criminal incidents" involving Frank Schuman, 29, of Lac du Flambeau. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
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Community
Jail inmate earns Nicolet College Academic Success Student of the Year honors
For the first time ever, a jailed inmate has received Student of the Year honors from the Academic Success program at Nicolet College.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Downtown flower basket project celebrates 15th year
Summer is nearly here and Downtown Rhinelander Inc. is preparing to give the city its yearly floral boost by hanging 120 flower baskets in the downtown district.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Applications for 2022 spring room tax grants available now
The Rhinelander Tourism and Marketing Committee (RTMC) is accepting applications for the winter disbursement of Room Tax Community Grants. Funding is available for not-for-profit community groups and organizations, according to an RTMC press release.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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2022 summer exhibition opens at ArtStart
ArtStart's 2022 Summer Exhibition, "Living Blues Japan to the Midwest," opened May 19 and runs through Aug. 6, 2022. This exhibit highlights nationally and internationally recognized traditional Japanese Indigo Dye artisans, according to an ArtStart press release.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Nicolet College set to launch summer Outdoor Adventure season
Anyone interested in exploring the outdoors and learning new skills is invited to attend any of the 30-plus offerings in the upcoming Outdoor Adventure program at Nicolet College.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
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City-dwelling fox, coyote population presentation May 25
Ever see a fox or coyote where it seemingly shouldn't be? Maybe crossing a busy city street or cruising through a neighborhood packed with houses? Increasingly, such interactions are becoming much more common in the Northwoods and across the state, even in such unlikely places as downtown Madison.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
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Chamber announces Hodag Heritage Festival schedule of events
The Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the schedule for the upcoming Hodag Heritage Festival to be held May 16-21.

Friday, May 13, 2022
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Opinions
Honoring Oneida County EMS during National EMS Week
To the Editor:

Everyone has a day they wish they could re-write, do over, or not remember. This particular day would most likely include receiving bad news, making a regrettable decision or experiencing an accident resulting in bodily harm. What do you do? How do you handle this? Who do you call for help?


Friday, May 20, 2022
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A missive on open government
To the Editor:

Dear Richard and Gregg (my apologies if I mistakenly transposed the order in which I ought address you),


Friday, May 20, 2022
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ARPA a lifeline for Northwoods restaurants
To the Editor:

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was a lifeline for our Northwoods restaurants. Direct payments of $1,433,350 saved nineteen restaurants in nine Vilas County towns during the worst of the pandemic.


Friday, May 20, 2022
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Tourist Rooming House regulations: Enough is enough
There are two county landfills in Oneida County, one located out on Hwy. K, the other at the courthouse in what is otherwise known as the county zoning department. Both are filled with garbage, one with the solid waste kind, the other with the regulatory kind.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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The party of the rich and indifferent
Over the course of the past several months it has become clear - though it was clear enough for some of us all along - that the United States and its partners in the corporate-military complex are deliberately engaging in a high-risk proxy war with Russia, a war that, with each passing day, looks more and more like a designed forever war.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
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Tony Evers: The gas tax man and his gas tax scam
One would think, if one were a sensible person, that in a time of economic pain, our political leaders would be searching for ways to ease that pain.

Friday, May 6, 2022
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The value - and urgency - of voting in America
Most Americans are spectators in today's most critical struggle for democratic values - being battled at every hour of every day in Ukraine. But in another vital struggle for democracy, a third of Americans are spectators.

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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Sports
RHS sports recap: Thursday, May 19
Boys' tennis: Rhinelander 1st/5, GNC Tournament
Girls' soccer: Lakeland 6, Rhinelander 1
Softball: Colby/Abbotsford 14, Rhinelander 9


Friday, May 20, 2022
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Germain wins triple jump, Hodag girls 6th at GNCs
Emma Germain defended her title in the triple jump and the Hodags had four other all-conference performances in a tightly contested meet at they wound up sixth in a competitive Great Northern Conference field Tuesday in Antigo.



Friday, May 20, 2022
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Hodag golfers take 2nd in final GNC meet
The Rhinelander High School golf team finished the Great Northern Conference season with a flourish on Tuesday. The Hodags shot 323 as a team and took second in the conference finale at Bass Lake Golf Club in Deerbrook.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Hodag soccer needs PKs to take down Pines
Northland Pines benefited from an own goal as it drew with Rhinelander 1-1 in regulation in Eagle River. The Hodags won the penalty kick shootout 3-1 to earn two conference points instead of one, but the win lessened Rhinelander's margin of error in the GNC title fight.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Hodag baseball can't keep up with No. 2 Mosinee
Mosinee scored in every inning but the fourth and Rhinelander aided the effort with six errors in an 11-0 loss at Stafford Field.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Hodag tennis closes out dual meet season with wins over Shawano, Wausau West
The Rhinelander High School boys' tennis team used its final two dual meets of the season on Monday to better position itself for WIAA tournament play, which begins next week.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Photos: Little League Opening Day
The Hodag Little League baseball and softball program got its 2022 season underway with an opening day celebration at Hodag Park Saturday, May 14.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Outdoors
Fish Like a GIRL
The tournament trail I run, Wisconsin Bass Team Trail, was on the Stevens Point Flowage for the first weekend of the fishing season. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 20, 2022
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The Lake Where You Live
Did you hear the storm overnight on May 12? We woke up that night to booming thunder - it seems to resonate louder over the open space of a woodland lake. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Opening fishing weekend brought mixed results
Winter seemed to linger longer than normal this year, with many anglers wondering whether their favorite fishing lake would even be free of ice by opening weekend. Rain and warmer temps did finally arrive, though, and many lakes were fishable by opening weekend. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 13, 2022
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The Lake Where You Live
Mergansers are among the first ducks to make the migration back to our lakes in spring. There are common mergansers, the males with greenhead and red-orange bill, and the females with the showy cinnamon-colored head and crest. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 13, 2022
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'Fight the Bite' this tick season
Tick season is here and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) are reminding the public to Fight the Bite by protecting themselves from bites that may lead to Lyme disease or other illnesses spread by ticks.

Friday, May 13, 2022
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Anglers eager for open water as fishing season arrives
The fishing season opener is this weekend, with many anglers anxious to get out and try their luck on some open water. As of this writing, things are looking good for open water come opening day. Most of the smaller lakes, those 200-300 acres are opening up and even Lake Minocqua looks as if it is ready to break up and allow for some angling action this weekend. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 6, 2022
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Fish Like a Girl: What does 'farming the woods' mean?
I have recently become interested in topics such as permaculture, homesteading and self-sufficiency. I suppose a lot of people have an eye on that after seeing how easily our supply chains were disrupted during the pandemic and how long it is still taking them to heal. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 6, 2022
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Education
Rhinelander students raising money to buy water filters for Africa
Third graders in the School District of Rhinelander are working to better the world by starting a war - a penny war!

Friday, May 6, 2022
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Students of the Month
Rhinelander High School honored its students and staff of the month of April during a recent presentation in the RHS Library.

Friday, May 6, 2022
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RHS students have epic learning experience in Spain
Rhinelander High School students Noelle St. Pierre, Laela Sizemore and Aubrey Younker recently enjoyed an epic learning opportunity - a visit to Spain from March 11-18.

Friday, April 29, 2022
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Nicolet's Digital Marketing certificate designed to meet needs of businesses
Nicolet College has launched a new Digital Marketing certificate that's a desirable credential by itself and also serves as a potent value-added skill set for just about anyone currently working in a business setting. That's according to Nicolet College Dean of Business and Entrepreneurship Ellen Mathein.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
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Rhinelander Partners in Education surprises Golden Apple Award nominees
On Thursday, April 14, Rhinelander Partners in Education surprised the 45 local educators who have been nominated for this year's Golden Apple Awards.

Educators were nominated by students, parents, coworkers and community members for high levels of professionalism and innovation in education, according to a PIE press release.


Friday, April 22, 2022
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Nicolet celebrates achievements during National Community College Month
Nicolet College has joined the 1,100 other community colleges across the country to celebrate April as National Community College Month, highlighting the vital role these institutions play in advancing personal growth and building stronger communities.

Friday, April 22, 2022
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Central Elementary Wax Museum
On April 6, fifth-grade students at Central Elementary School participated in a Wax Museum as the finale of their Leaders of Social Change ELA Module.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
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