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Saturday, April 21, 2018
Representatives from construction-based companies from across the Northwoods attended an informational meeting Friday at Nicolet Area Technical College in Rhinelander to learn how to bid on projects related to the upcoming Foxconn development in Racine County. (subscriber access)


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Reports: St. Joseph's property sold to another buyer
Jamie Taylor/River NewsPictured is the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and School property the School District of Rhinelander had been considering  purchasing from the Nativity parish. The board learned Monday that the property has been sold to another buyer.
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Pictured is the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and School property the School District of Rhinelander had been considering purchasing from the Nativity parish. The board learned Monday that the property has been sold to another buyer.
The St. Joseph's Catholic Church and School property, which the School District of Rhinelander had expressed an interest in purchasing, has been sold, school board president Ron Counter announced at the beginning of Monday's regular board meeting. (subscriber access)

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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News
OC board waives privilege in mining rewrite
Supervisor Jack Sorensen succeeded Tuesday in getting the Oneida County Board of Supervisors to open up its mining ordinance rewrite proces. (subscriber access)
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Constituents, public officials connect at 'Voters Engaged' listening session
Roughly 50 people gathered in the Oneida County Senior Center Saturday to speak directly to their elected officials about their concerns including the cost of prescription drugs and health care, protection of the environment, school safety and gerrymandering. (subscriber access)

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Changes to city overtime policy to be studied
A special meeting of the city of Rhinelander's finance, wage and salary committee April 12 drew a large contigent of public works employees. (subscriber access)

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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DOJ: Meth lab discovered in Eagle River
A joint investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Vilas County sheriff's office has led to the discovery of a meth lab in Eagle River and two individuals have been charged with multiple felonies, according to a press release issued by the office of attorney general Brad Schimel.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Oneida and Vilas County emerging from historic snowstorm
Last weekend, "Blizzard Evelyn" or "Winter Storm Xanto" (depending on the media outlet doing the reporting) slammed into the Northwoods, bringing wth it a record-breaking snowfall.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Brewing Co. grand opening
The Rhinelander Brewing Company celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting Friday evening.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Kwik Trip exec talks workplace culture at Nicolet
Over the last year the term "workplace culture" has become a buzz phrase as numerous companies have been prompted to take a closer look at their internal dynamics.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Community
Job fair connects employers and job seekers
Employers, job seekers and students attended the 2018 Northern Advantage Job Fair. (subscriber access)

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Second installment of Catena Three Lakes series set for April 25
Catena Three Lakes has announced its second event will be held Wednesday, April 25.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Adult prom
Holiday Acres in Rhinelander hosted an adult prom Saturday evening April 14, 2018.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Northern Arts Council officers
The Northern Arts Council selected officers for the coming year at its annual meeting March 8.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Church 'hospitality' workshop set for May 5
United Methodist Church of the Pines will host a church "hospitality" workshop on Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Music in May concert to be held May 12
The Northwoods Choraliers invite the public to join them for Music in May, the all-female community choir's annual spring concert, to be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at First Congregational Church in Rhinelander, organizers said in a press release.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Sugar Camp Lions to hold fish fry May 11
The Sugar Camp Lions Club is sponsoring an all-you-can-eat fish fry to be held at 5 p.m. Friday, May 11 at the Sugar Camp Town Hall.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Opinions
The missing piece of the puzzle
To the Editor:

Since the Florida school shooting, students throughout the country are becoming politically active and vocal about gun control, banning assault weapons and raising the age for buying a gun.


Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Baer: Rhinelander library is underfunded
To the Editor:

Have you been to your Rhinelander Library lately? No? You have been missing a lot.


Thursday, April 19, 2018
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What one person can do to protect our earth
To the Editor:

Since 1970 Americans of all political persuasions, faiths and backgrounds have undertaken personal action to help the environment for Earth Day, which is celebrated on April 22.


Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Open Book meetings are a resource for property taxpayers
To the Editor:

We would like to remind property taxpayers to talk with their assessor or attend their Town/City Open Book meeting to review the assessment roll if they question the assessed value of their property.


Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Rep. Swearingen salutes mayor
To the Editor:

When I first heard the news that Rhinelander Mayor Dick Johns was retiring after serving more than 50 years in city politics, I began to reminisce about how much of an impact Dick has had in Rhinelander and the Northwoods.


Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Knife control, life control
If you want to know exactly what the true goals of gun-control activists are, one need look no farther than London, England.
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Saturday, April 14, 2018
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A fond farewell and a breath of fresh air
Late last summer we published an editorial calling for greater participation in Rhinelander city government, proposing that a change in leadership at City Hall might lead to positive changes at a time when it appeared infighting was keeping city leaders from doing the people's business.

Thursday, April 12, 2018
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Sports
Spring Sports Weather Tracker
The number of Rhinelander High School varsity spring sports contests canceled or postponed due to the winter weather.
(Updated: 4/19/2018, 11:05 a.m.)


Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Shoutouts & Callouts
Weatherwise, 2018 will likely go down as the zaniest spring sports season in recent memory - even surpassing 2013 - however changing the spring sports calendar in future years because might not be as simple of a solution as it appears. (subscriber access)

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Photos: Only Fools Run at Midnight 2018
The annual "Only Fools Run at Midnight" 5K was held in Minocqua Saturday, April 7.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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State champ Nordic ski teams to be inducted into Hodag Hall of Fame
The 38th annual Rhinelander Athletic Booster Club Banquet will be held Thursday, May 31 with a social hour at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. at Holiday Acres Resort.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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District committee hears update on possible softball fields
The School District of Rhinelander's Capital Projects ad hoc committee listened to a status update on a plan to potentially locate two new fields on district property, before tabling the matter until the cost of a feasibility study on the proposal can be determined. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Photo: RASF salutes successful contest
The Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation has announced it raised nearly $2,600 from contests held in conjunction with Rhinelander High School basketball games this winter.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Photo: Pool Party
The water is a hazard golfers normally try to avoid, but members of the Rhinelander High School golf team were intentionally sending balls to a watery grave Tuesday, April 10.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Outdoors
Impacts of road salt seen in surface water
Living in northern Wisconsin means cold winters and slippery roads. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 14, 2018
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Fish like a girl
Not all outdoor guides are created equal, as I discovered recently when I picked up one from the editors of Field and Stream. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 14, 2018
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Northwoods Wildlife Center is having a baby shower
Spring has sprung and many of the hibernating mammals and reptiles will soon be waking up from a very long winters nap.

Saturday, April 14, 2018
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Fish like a girl
Although most of us are not fully dug out from this past week's snowfall, severe weather awareness week is in April. It is time for people to start thinking about severe weather and how to stay safe during summer outings should severe weather strike. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 7, 2018
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DNR and WCC spring hearings to be held across the state April 9
Each year outdoorsmen and women are asked several questions regarding the management of the state's fish, wildlife and natural resources at the DNR and Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) spring hearings.

Saturday, April 7, 2018
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Natural Lakes Private Preserve works to rid area of invasive terrestrials
Many lake associations fight against invasive species. Natural Lakes, however, has also taken on the fight against terrestrial invasives.

Saturday, April 7, 2018
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Oneida CDAC sets antlerless quota lower than biologist recommends
Over the last few weeks, County Deer Advisory Committees (CDACs) have met across the state to discuss the 2018 deer hunt and set antlerless quotas for their management units. (subscriber access)

Saturday, March 31, 2018
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Education
Integrating science and language arts at Pelican Elementary
During the months of February and March, first graders at Pelican Elementary School participated in an integrated science and language arts unit.

Saturday, April 14, 2018
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Trees for Tomorrow offers natural resources career workshop
Trees For Tomorrow, an accredited natural resources specialty school in Eagle River, is accepting applications from high school students interested in attending a week-long Natural Resources Careers Workshop this summer.

Saturday, April 7, 2018
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Gunnar Millot of Rhinelander selected as strengths coach at Nebraska
Gunnar Millot of Rhinelander is among 58 students selected to serve as new strengths coaches for the 2018-19 school year in the Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business. Millot is a sophomore marketing major in the College of Business.

Saturday, April 7, 2018
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Law Enforcement Recruit Academy application deadline April 30
Nicolet College will hold a Law Enforcement Recruit Academy June 4 to Oct. 12 for individuals interested in starting a career in law enforcement.

Saturday, March 31, 2018
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Nicolet selects 2018-19 student ambassadors
Nicolet College has presented its highest student honor to John Graetz and Brooke Berdan, naming each as a student ambassador for the 2018-19 academic year.

Saturday, March 31, 2018
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March students of the Month
Rhinelander High School recently announced its March Students of the Month.

Saturday, March 31, 2018
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Crandon High School Band performs at State Capitol
Crandon High School Band music students experienced the majestic beauty of the State Capitol as they filled it with sound during their free performance in the rotunda on March 2

Saturday, March 31, 2018
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