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Thursday, June 27, 2019
Walker Hartman allowed two hits over six innings and the Rebels won a non-conference contest over the Cubs 8-0 at Stafford field when rain ended play for the night in the Rebels' half of the sixth.


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Guild to serve as acting interim public works director
Just over nine months into his tenure in Rhinelander, city administrator Daniel Guild has picked up an additional title. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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News
Council opens city streets to ATVs
Motorists will have to share Rhinelander streets with ATV and UTV operators following a 6-2 vote by the Rhinelander Common Council Monday evening to open all city streets, with the exception of Lincoln and North Stevens, to ATV and UTV traffic. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Judge denies request for bond reduction in Iliopoulos case
A judge on Monday rejected a defense motion to reduce the $50,000 cash bond set in the case of a Tomahawk man accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old Northwoods Community Elementary School (NCES) student last November. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Man convicted of negligent homicide sentenced to one year incarceration
For what the presiding judge called an "unspeakable tragedy," a 21-year-old Hazelhurst man was issued an imposed prison sentence Monday afternoon in Vilas County Circuit Court following a conviction on a charge of negligent homicide. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Wisconsin Paper Council selects Tiffany as the trade association's 'Legislator of the Year'
Calling him a "tireless advocate for the papermaking industry," the Wisconsin Paper Council (WPC) has named State Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Minocqua) as the organization's 2019 "Legislator of the Year." (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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BREAKING: City public works director fired
The Rhinelander Common Council voted 5-4 late Monday evening to terminate the employment of public works director Tim Kingman effective immediately, Rhinelander mayor Chris Frederickson confirmed Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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County finalizes short-term rental ordinance
After months and months of work, the Oneida County Board of Supervisors has passed regulations for short-term rentals, an ordinance that more than anything aims to regulate rentals of less than 30 days in single-family residential neighborhoods. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Teen killed in Sugar Camp crash
One person is dead following a vehicle versus tree crash on County Highway H in the town of Sugar Camp. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Community
City to install kayak racks in three locations for public use
Three new kayak storage racks placed along waterways in key City of Rhinelander locations will be in place this summer thanks to a project by members of Leadership Oneida County. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Act III to make Three Lakes Concerts in the Park debut
A new Northwoods group, Act III, will make their Three Lakes Concerts in the Park debut at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Kick off to summer
The Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce held its third annual Summer Kick Off Celebration Friday, June 21 at the Masonic Lodge. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Project North Festival earns Travel Green Wisconsin certification
The Wisconsin Department of Tourism has welcomed the Project North Festival as a certified member of its Travel Green Wisconsin program. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Understanding WIC and senior vouchers
WIC and senior citizen vouchers for use at farmers' markets are being sent out as I write. These are state-funded programs for people with low income. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Senior group to take St. Croix River luncheon cruise
After all the hectic July 4th festivities are over, come kick back and join us on a relaxing river cruise luncheon on the St. Croix River with Afton Cruise Lines! (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Demmer Memorial Library grand opening June 29
The Edward U. Demmer Memorial Library renovation project is complete and the community is invited to celebrate the next chapter of the Demmer legacy from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 29. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Opinions
Our view
And around and around they go, the Oneida-Vilas Transit Commission and the Oneida County Board of Supervisors. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Holperin offers rebuttal to Stewardship program editorial
To the Editor:

In a recent editorial, the River News complained about all that is wrong with the state budget currently under review at the Capitol. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Writer urges support for Medicaid expansion
To the Editor:

Wisconsin has the chance to benefit in so many ways by expanding Medicaid. (subscriber access)


Saturday, June 15, 2019
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Our view
Gov. Tony Evers has called his budget proposal, which is now thankfully dead, a "people's budget," but it was anything but a blessing for hard-working Wisconsinites. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Our view
As we report in today's edition, there's a lot more at stake in the various challenges to laws passed in an Extraordinary Session of the Legislature last December, when lawmakers clipped the wings of the incoming governor and attorney general, than the legality of the session itself. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 6, 2019
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Reader: Times are 'a-changin'
On August 20, 2018, a 15-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, skipped school. She felt compelled to make a difference about the issue that would determine her future: the climate crisis. The adults sure weren't doing enough.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Our view
In Great Britain, there is such a thing known as the Shadow Cabinet, technically the Official Opposition Shadow Cabinet, wherein senior members of the out-of-power opposition party assume corresponding cabinet roles and scrutinize their peers who are actually in power. (subscriber access)

Thursday, May 30, 2019
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Sports
Team Review: RHS baseball
Once again, the Rhinelander High School baseball team's most stubborn foe was Old Man Winter. His unwillingness to leave the Northwoods compacted the team's season into a one-month sprint for the second straight season.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Babe Ruth roundup
Rhinelander Green took advantage of Tomahawk Blue mistakes in the third and fourth innings Tuesday, and had two pitchers combine to toss a three-hitter, as it rolled to an 11-1 win in five innings in Northwoods Babe Ruth Senior League play at Stafford Field.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Summer holds key to future for Hodag softball
The future of softball for Rhinelander and a couple of other GNC schools was on display this past weekend in the Northwoods Fastpitch youth softball tournament at the Northland Pines High School athletic complex.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Pinch-hit double leads Rebels past Medford
Teagan Guckenberg came off the bench to hit the go-ahead two-run double and Bryce Schickert went 6 1/3 innings in his first start of the summer as the Rebels fended off Medford 5-3 in a Great Northern Legion Conference game at Stafford Field.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Babe Ruth Roundup
Rhinelander Green exacted some revenge in a rematch Saturday behind a strong six-inning effort on the mound by Max Ratty and a three-hit day from James Heck to defeat Rhinelander Black 8-3 at Stafford Field.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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WIAA ups basketball season to 24 games
STEVENS POINT - The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control reviewed and acted on committee recommendations impacting winter sports at its June meeting Thursday.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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PHOTOS: Northwoods 7-on-7 football
Rhinelander hosted round two of the Northwoods 7-on-7 Passing League Thursday, June 20 in front of Mike Webster Stadium. The Hodags defeated Tomahawk and Northland Pines on Thursday.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Outdoors
RASTA Rally held at Washburn Lake trail area
Joe Belanger III taught his son, Joey, to ride a bike when he was four years old, and it didn't take much. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Naural Reaction: Students get fired up at Nicolet College
The winds were howling on the Point at Nicolet College on the evening of June 12. The peninsula that juts out from the campus into Lake Julia was about the toughest place in Oneida County that night to try to start a fire, but that was just fine for the group I was with as they were there to put their fire making skills to the test, and the gusty breeze only added to the challenge. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Walleyes for Tomorrow improves spawning habitat on Lake Minocqua
Walleye habitat on Lake Minocqua received a ton of help this past week, literally, as 180,000 pounds of rocks were placed into Stacks Bay on Tuesday to form a fresh spawning bed for walleye. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Central Wisconsin River Series coming to Willow Flowage this weekend
The Central Wisconsin River Series anglers from across the state have been fishing in the Northwoods for several years now, but they will head to the Willow Flowage this weekend for only the second time. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Lake Where You Live: Making wakes
Go to any meeting these days where lake issues are discussed and you're all but guaranteed to hear two words: Wake boats.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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The mysterious ways of wolves
Over the centuries humans have established a fascinating bond with dogs. The two species don't share a language, yet have an uncanny ability to accurately understand each other's moods, mannerisms, and movements. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 15, 2019
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Natural Reaction
The trees were flush with fresh leaves at the Little Turtle Flowage outside of Mercer last Saturday, which resulted in a beautiful, gleaming green border surrounding the wetlands, but made for tough birding conditions. It's not that the birds were not there. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 15, 2019
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Education
Nicolet College announces dean's list for spring semester 2019
Numerous students from Rhinelander and the surrounding area earned a place on the Nicolet College dean's list for the spring semester of 2019.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Crescent Elementary School students learn about citizenship
During the month of May, Crescent Elementary School focused on the character trait of "Citizenship", school officials said in a press release. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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District announces Rhinelander elementary school tour schedule
With the new grade configuration at Rhinelander elementary schools for the 2019-2020 school year, the School District of Rhinelander is offering opportunities for families to visit and tour their new school, district officials said in a press release. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 8, 2019
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RHS France 2020 group to raffle off Elton John concert tickets
Sir Elton John was scheduled to perform in Milwaukee on Feb. 19, and two local residents had planned to attend.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Students learn about solar system through planetarium visit
Northwoods Community Elementary School students enjoyed a lesson on the solar system at the planetarium located in the Wausau West High School May 21.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Top welders
Rhinelander High School students Jed Dart and Nick Cates recently competed in a welding competition at Nicolet Area Technical College.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Rhinelander High School seniors receive scholarships totaling over $230,000
On May 19, the Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation, in conjunction with Rhinelander High School, hosted the annual Rhinelander Community Scholarship Awards in the John & Dori Brown Performing Arts Center at RHS. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 25, 2019
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