A 21-year-old man was taken into custody Thursday afternoon after refusing to leave a residence in the town of Crescent for more than six hours. (subscriber access)
The two people called upon the steer the ship for the Rhinelander High School girls' swim team following an abrupt mid-season coaching change are back to skipper the RHS boys' swim team. This time, however, they will have plenty of help. (subscriber access)
The actors in the Rhinelander High School Drama Department's fall production of "The Addams Family: A New Musical" are fine-tuning their "creepy" and "kooky" characters in anticipation of opening night Thursday, Nov. 16.
Tomahawk Police Chief Al Elvins answers questions about Thursday’s fatal shooting on West Mohawk Drive. A 32-year-old Wausau man, Eric Lee Moen, is in custody in connection with the shooting, Elvins told reporters Friday morning.
A 32-year-old Wausau man is being held in the Lincoln County jail in connection with the fatal shooting of a Tomahawk man Thursday evening, Tomahawk Police Chief Al Elvins reported in a Friday morning news conference. (subscriber access)
Crescent Elementary School was locked down for less than two hours Wednesday morning as a precautionary measure after the Oneida County Sheriff's Dispatch Center received a report of a potential threat.
The Rhinelander Common Council approved the city's 2018 budget Monday evening and opted to keep Security Health Plan as the city's health insurance carrier after receiving a final offer of a minus 4 percent rate increase. (subscriber access)
Former Oneida County sheriff's deputy Lee Lech was bound over for trial on sexual assault charges Monday after he waived his right to a preliminary hearing during an appearance in Dane County Circuit Court. (subscriber access)
Due to a procedural error, a 61-year-old Tripoli man's conviction on attempted first-degree recklessly endangering safety and operating a firearm while intoxicated charges has been vacated. (subscriber access)
A 46-year-old Freedom man charged with a felony in connection with an incident in downtown Minocqua July 1 that left a man in a medically induced coma pled no contest to a reduced charge Nov. 7 and received a delayed entry of judgment (DEJ). (subscriber access)
Park City Credit Union has been named the first-place recipient of the Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action. The award was given by the Wisconsin Credit Union League and is sponsored by the Credit Union National Association, according to a PCCU press release.
November 11 is Veterans' Day, a time to reflect on those who have served this country. But it also is a time to look to the future concerning our national security and learn from what our military is telling us.
On Veterans Day we celebrate the service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements of over 21 million living Americans who served our nation in uniform so that we may enjoy the freedoms we cherish so much.
Some people are on the right side of history and some people are on the wrong side of history, and pretty soon we'll find out whether members of the Oneida County Board of Supervisors are racing back to the bygone days of government land grabs or are forging ahead in a new world of expanding property rights.
It appears that some City Council members are a bit misinformed regarding the organization of DRI (Downtown Rhinelander Inc.) and the city parking lots. This letter is in reference to an article in the Thursday, Oct. 12 edition of the Northwoods River News "Future of downtown parking lots uncertain."
You can always count on Republicans to promote efficiency.
For instance, take the old saying, "one step forward and two steps back." Well, when it comes to open government in Wisconsin, the Republicans decided that such a fitful march to the rear was too inefficient.
The plight of the pollinators is becoming more widely known and pollinator gardens are cropping up across the landscape. But still more can be done to help this critically important part of the ecosystem. (subscriber access)
The thought of having small children in the woods with weapons strikes fear into the hearts of some. For others, the ability to bring their younger children out in the woods for a chance to harvest an animal of their own is exciting. (subscriber access)
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and law enforcement officials are reminding hunters and wildlife observers in three northern Wisconsin counties - Forest, Vilas and Oneida - that deer baiting and feeding activities remain prohibited.
For most of us, fishing isn't top of mind during these in-between days before the ice firms up. Meanwhile, the fish in our lakes are half a year from spawning, but let's explore one interesting facet of that behavior, anyway. (subscriber access)
One of the agenda items for last week's Natural Resources Board (NRB) meeting was to discuss and vote on whether to approve some changes to the types of recreation allowed in the Northern Highland American Legion (NHAL) State Forest. (Subscriber Access)
After last week's Iron County Recreation Enthusiasts (ICORE) meeting in Mercer, members and the public were invited to stay to hear presentations from Keith McCaffrey and Adrian Wydeven regarding wolf and deer population dynamics. (Subscriber Access)
Nicolet College will hold a College Visit Night and Transfer Fair Tuesday, Nov. 14, for anyone interested in learning more about attending Nicolet as well as transferring Nicolet credits to earn a bachelor's degree.
The Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation (RASF) elected new leadership at its September board meeting following the resignation of president Kathy Richards-Bess and vice president Harlan Larson, both of whom have served the board since its inception 27 years ago.
As a district, we were becoming aware of a need that existed for our families. As the school social worker and McKinney Vento Liaison, I am the person who was contacted by or reached out to families who were new to our district or had been in transition with housing but then found permanent housing but had nothing to put in the house.
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