The Rhinelander/Antigo girls' hockey team nearly squandered a three-goal lead but held on to defeat Medford 4-3 Monday night in the season opener at the Langlade County Multi-Purpose Building.
A River Street resident clears her sidewalk and driveway Tuesday morning following another early season snowfall. According to the National Weather Service in Green Bay, there's a chance the area will see more snow Wednesday morning. (subscriber access)
Downtown Rhinelander sidewalks were bustling with activity Friday and Saturday as shoppers and guests visited merchants participating in the Winter Wonderland holiday open house. (subscriber access)
A 65-year-old Tomahawk man has been charged with first-degree sexual assault of a child, false imprisonment and child enticement after a student at Northwoods Community Elementary School in Cassian reported a possible sexual assault.
According to Oneida County sheriff's captain Terri Hook, the alleged assault was reported Nov. 20. The suspect, Stavros Iliopoulos, 65, of Tomahawk, is an independently contracted employee from Victory Janitorial Inc. who worked at the school.
Iliopoulos made an initial appearance in Oneida County Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon at which time bail was set at $50,000 cash.
Motorists accustomed to passing slower traffic on Kemp Street heading into Rhinelander from the intersections of highways 8 and 47 will soon have to lighten their lead feet after the City Council learned last week it can lower the speed limit in that area without enacting an ordinance. (subscriber access)
When it comes to the Fourth Amendment, recent state Supreme Court decisions have come under fire from both civil-libertarian conservatives and liberals, and now yet another potentially important search and seizure case is headed its way. (subscriber access)
With a quick vote Nov. 12, the Rhinelander City Council adopted an ordinance creating a cable franchise fee, adding about $87,000 in revenue to the city that otherwise would have been paid by taxpayers. (subscriber access)
By his own admission, Lake Tomahawk resident Warren Terkelson doesn't attend many town board meetings, but he made an exception last week to ask questions of the town board regarding the proposed 900-square-foot addition to the Sloan Community Center. (subscriber access)
The leaders of area non-profit organizations can learn ways their groups can work with other similar organizations to the benefit of all at the Northwoods Impact event Nov. 30 at Nicolet College's Northwood Center. (subscriber access)
The holiday season is officially underway. Many of you are enjoying a relaxing... well, I hope relaxing, Thanksgiving with your families and planning your Black Friday and Small Business Saturday shopping routes. (subscriber access)
"I always think every exhibition we have is amazing," says Patty Fitzpatrick, member of ArtStart's exhibition planning team, "but, with our current exhibitions featuring artists David Hamlow and Colleen Ansbaugh, we may have outdone ourselves." (subscriber access)
The Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce (RACC) is inviting residents to drop off new or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism's annual Big Bundle Up campaign. (subscriber access)
Hildebrand Funeral Home recently donated the proceeds from its annual Halloween Hot Dog Extravaganza to Nativity of Our Lord Catholic School to be put toward the purchase of technology upgrades for students. (subscriber access)
Warm clothes, bedding and footwear for the whole family will be available free of charge at the next Warm for Winter event set for 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 24, at Friendly Village, across from Co-Vantage Credit Union on Boyce Drive in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)
As we report in today's edition, oral arguments will be heard next week in Dane County circuit court in our case to win release of the names of state Department of Justice workers disciplined for misconduct. (subscriber access)
Unsure of what the makeup of the team would be - or if they'd have a team at all - during the offseason, the Edge is relying on a mix of new and experienced skaters is it prepares for its season opener Monday night against Medford in Antigo.
Fresh off a seventh-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle and a 16th-place showing in the 100 butterfly at the WIAA Division 2 state meet in Madison, Makenna Winnicki was presented with the team's coaches' award during a banquet at Holiday Acres Resort.
The local County Deer Advisory Committees (CDACs) are working with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in an attempt to determine where CWD is in the Northwoods, and how prevalent the problem has become.(subscriber access)
Before taking part in upcoming hunting seasons or placing feed for wildlife, hunters and wildlife enthusiasts should be sure to check the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website and verify which counties currently prohibit wildlife baiting and feeding activities. (subscriber access)
A team of educators from Nicolet College was recently selected as a Top 10 finalist in the national Minds That Move Us competition designed to create new and innovative adult career pathways. (subscriber access)
On Friday, Nov. 8, the 48th Annual Veterans Day program was hosted at James Williams Middle School (JWMS); led by Mr. Kyle Raleigh (Associate Principal) and emceed by Riley Zarm and Nevaeh Rappley (eighth-grade students). (subscriber access)
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