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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
The Post 7 Rebels locked up their third straight Great Northern Legion Conference championship Wednesday with an 8-5 win over Mosinee at City Park.


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Committee approves third school resource officer for Rhinelander district
School District of Rhinelander administration would like to add a third school resource officer to cover the elementary schools, superintendent Kelli Jacobi told the district's operations and strategic planning committee Monday. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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News
Northwood Golf Club sees uptick in revenue
The 2018 golf season got off to a slow start, thanks to a mid-April blizzard and lingering winterlike conditions, but as summer hits full swing the revenue numbers at the city-owned Northwood Golf Club are on the rise, according to Green Golf Partners, the company hired by the city to manage the course. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Mendez case to be featured on 'Cold Justice' Aug. 4
A 36-year-old Oneida County murder case will be featured on an upcoming episode of a true crime TV series dedicated to "small town murder cases that have lingered for years without answers or justice for the victims." (Subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Moren waives preliminary hearing in assault case
The 21-year-old Rhinelander man charged this week with physically and sexually assaulting an elderly town of Pelican woman on June 10 waived his right to a preliminary hearing Thursday in Oneida County Circuit Court and was bound over for further proceedings. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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State doles out $11.6 million in 2018 bonuses
The state of Wisconsin has handed out $11.6 million in 2018 lump-sum bonuses to almost 4,700 employees, The Lakeland Times has found in a records investigation. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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$500,000 cash bail set for man accused of assaulting elderly woman
A 21-year-old Rhinelander man has been charged with five felony counts and two misdemeanors related to the alleged physical and sexual assault of an elderly town of Pelican woman in her home June 10. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 12, 2018
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City Council shelves COTW proposal
The city of Rhinelander's finance, wage and salary committee will remain a five-person panel for now, after a City Council discussion Monday evening ended with a consensus that the proposal to convert the commission to a Committee of the Whole should be put on pause until a new city administrator is hired or until after the next aldermanic election. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Suspect in Iron County murder case facing burglary charges in Oneida County
A man accused in the murder of a Lac du Flambeau resident near Mercer has been charged with felony theft and burglary from a Lake Tomahawk residence. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Community
Rhinelander Community Foundation supports ArtStart concert series
Downtown Rhinelander will come alive with the sound of music thanks to a $2,500 grant to ArtStart. The award, from the Rhinelander Community Foundation (RCF), will fund the Eat to the Beat lunchtime concert series on Fridays beginning July 20. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Ascension Medical Group pediatrics recognized by Reach Out and Read Wisconsin
Ascension Medical Group at Rhinelander Pediatrics Department has earned the highest level of recognition from Reach Out and Read Wisconsin. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Four little-known facts about skin cancer
With summer vacations in full swing and endless outdoor activities, it's easy to remember to protect ourselves from the sun thanks to decades of sun-safety awareness by the American Cancer Society and public health organizations. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Mindfulness and Meditation July 17
Ascension Koller Behavioral Health offers a monthly Mindfulness program in Rhinelander that is free to anyone in the community. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Making sacrifices: Maine native ready to bring her brand of country music to the fans
Sacrifices have to be made if someone wants to really succeed at what they do. Time has to be given for college, for training, and more. No one knows that better than Kalie Shorr as she prepares to hit the main stage at the Hodag Country Festival. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Early birds settling in at Hodag Country Festival
While crews completed final tasks earlier this week ahead of the opening of the 41st annual Hodag Country Festival, the early birds were enjoying camping out on the grounds and venturing into Rhinelander to explore as they wait for mainstage entertainment to begin Thursday evening. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Golden beets and other vibrant vegetables
I watched in wonder last Saturday as the last bundle of beets stood alone after the rest of the table's produce was snatched up earlier in the day. They were Golden Beets. (subscriber access)

Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Opinions
State's merit pay system needs reform
It's a little bit of sticker shock - actually, a lot of sticker shock - to find out that state government has just handed out $11.6 million in bonuses - close to $2,500 for each of about 4,700 state workers. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Yet another bad decision on the Fourth Amendment
The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is not as well known as its First and Second Amendment counterparts, but the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government is vital to liberty.

Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Be prepared for the next election
To the Editor:

The next Wisconsin election is the 2018 partisan primary on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Will you be ready and able to vote? Some preparation now could save you time and trouble at the polls and will help ensure that your vote counts.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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Reader concurs with Leschke on flag etiquette
To the Editor:

Thank you to Mr. Leschke for pointing out that our flag is not meant to be worn on a T-shirt or wrapped around a beer can, etc.


Saturday, July 7, 2018
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Who are the hysterics?
To the Editor:

"Climate hysteric!" "Cassandra!" You know them: anyone who is concerned about our deepening climate crisis is irrational and hyperemotional.


Thursday, July 5, 2018
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In defense of Al Gedicks
To the Editor:

We would like to respond to the editorial by Gregg Walker and Richard Moore of June 26, 2018 which disparages our friend of 42 years, Al Gedicks.


Thursday, July 5, 2018
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Court strikes a blow for open records
As we report in today's edition, a state court of appeals has bolstered the state's open records law in a major way, ruling in favor of the release of closed investigatory records that a UW-Oshkosh professor, Willis Hagen, had tried to stop.
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Saturday, June 30, 2018
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Sports
Wausau teams end Rhinelander's Little League tourney run
Both of Rhinelander's Little League All-Star teams saw their tournament runs come to an end Wednesday, after falling to Wausau teams in their respective District 5 tournaments.

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Mendota Gridiron Club gives Northwoods a taste of Badger football
ARBOR VITAE - The Red Crown Lodge once again hosted the Mendota Gridiron Club's Northwoods Tailgate on Monday, with University of Wisconsin football coach Paul Chryst on hand, as well as former football coach and current athletic director Barry Alvarez.

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Clutch hitting propels to Snowhawks to first win in 2018
In the late stages of the game, the Snowhawks were clinging to a 4-3 lead when the bats finally came alive - along with a bit of luck - as they scored eight runs over two innings to come away with their first win of the season, 12-3.

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Northern Edge holds summer ice session
When Kevin Sandstrom resigned as Rhinelander/Antigo girls' hockey coach back in May, he made that resignation effective July 7. As it turns out, Sandstrom was with the team right up until his final day.

Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Snowhawks stagger to 0-3 start
LAKE TOMAHAWK - After dropping its first official game of the season last Monday, the Lake Tomahawk Snowhawks returned to Snowshoe Park last week for a pair of big games scheduled around the Fourth of July holiday.

Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Hodag hockey makes the most of summer ice
The Rhinelander High School boys' hockey team had only a couple of weeks of ice time in the summer, but the team made the most of the time as it looks to build on the winningest season in program history.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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Mostly Even team rallies to take Hodag alumni baseball game
The Mostly Even team scored nine runs in the fifth inning to rally past the Odd team 14-9 in the Hodag Alumni baseball game, hosted by the Hodag Diamond Club Saturday at Stafford Field.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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Outdoors
Run Free
The Northwoods Wildlife Center recently released a coyote back into the wild after rehabilitating it. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
Every week, Lakeland Times readers are treated to laughs and life lessons in the column written by Leon "Buckshot" Anderson. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Natural Resources Board discusses deer farm fencing, deer carcass movement
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is an always-fatal brain disease affecting cervids such as white-tailed deer and elk. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
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What's the buzz?
Last fall, the Oneida County Land and Water Conservation Department joined with several citizen volunteers to plant seeds for a pollinator garden. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 7, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
Over the last couple of years I have toyed with the idea of having a garden again. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 7, 2018
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Beckie Gaskill, outdoors reporter for The Lakeland Times and Northwoods River News since October 2015, received a 2018 Conservation Steward Award from Vilas County supervisor Jay Verhulst at the June meeting of the Vilas County Board of Supervisors in Eagle River. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 7, 2018
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'Saving Our Lakes and Rivers' is topic for July 13 meeting of northern county lake groups
Leaders of lake groups from six northern Wisconsin counties will discuss "Saving Our Lakes and Rivers" at a meeting set for Friday, July 13, at Nicolet College in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 7, 2018
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Education
Kuski receives Fulbright Award to help teach English abroad
Stephanie Kuski of the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Germany in the field of English Teaching Assistant from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 7, 2018
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RHS students excel on TrigStar exam
Thirty-three mathematics students at Rhinelander High School tested their skills this spring by participating in the TrigStar exam, a timed mathematics exam using trigonometry as it relates to the field of land surveying. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 7, 2018
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Nativity Catholic School announces honor roll
Nativity Catholic School students achieve honor roll recognition by earning a 3.0 GPA. Students with an * earned a GPA of 4.0 or higher. (subscriber access)

Saturday, July 7, 2018
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Top of the class: RHS second semester honor roll announced
Rhinelander High School recently released its honor roll for the second semester of the 2018 term.

Saturday, June 30, 2018
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James Williams Middle School names second semester honor roll
James Williams Middle School recently released its honor roll for the second semester of the 2018 term.

Saturday, June 30, 2018
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Nicolet College announces dean's list for spring semester 2018
Numerous students from Rhinelander and the surrounding area earned a place on the Nicolet College dean's list for the spring semester of 2018. To qualify, students must have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, based on a 4.0 scale.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
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Rhinelander High School students shine in Solar Olympics
High school students from across Wisconsin showed off their knowledge of solar energy at Wisconsin Public Service's (WPS) Solar Olympics competition recently in Stevens Point. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 23, 2018
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