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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Rhinelander broke a 26-year-old pool record in the 200-yard medley relay, won seven of 11 events and defeated Lakeland 94-76 in a Great Northern Conference dual at the Heck Family Community Pool.


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Wagons circling around Oneida County UW-Extension program
The future of University of Wisconsin-Extension services in Oneida County has been a topic of discussion among a number of county committees of late. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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News
OC funding opportunities committee sticks with AIS position
An Oneida County subcommittee charged with taking a closer look at county programs and their costs approved recommendations Monday to remove the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) program and the county's dive team from the chopping block. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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Carlson-Dettmann resolution to go to full county board
The Oneida County administration and labor relations and employee services committees this week approved a motion to forward the Carlson-Dettmann reclassification implementation resolution to the full county board. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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Evers protests proposed food stamp rule
Joining the governors of 16 other states, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers last week blasted a proposed rule by the Trump administration that could push some 25,000 Wisconsin households - and 12,000 children - off the state's food stamp program. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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Council learns budget transfer will be needed to pay legal bill
The Rhinelander Common Council on Monday tabled payment of a $42,735 bill from the von Briesen & Roper law firm after acting city attorney Hector de la Mora of von Briesen explained that a budget transfer will be required before the bill can be paid. (subscriber access)

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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'The truth is known in this room'
Rhinelander taxpayer Terry Friese spoke out Monday evening on the controversy surrounding alderman and former Oneida County detective sergeant Ryan Rossing. (subscriber access)

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Tiffany makes it official
State Senator Tom Tiffany. a Republican from Hazelhurst, announced his candidacy for the state's 7th district Congressional seat Tuesday morning at the Al-Gen Restaurant in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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The mysterious case of the walking quorum letter writer
So who really wrote the letter - the letter being a Jan. 30 missive questioning Rhinelander city council president George Kirby's leadership that has become the subject of a walking-quorum complaint in court? (subscriber access)

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Community
Project North organizers looking for more volunteers
Project North, a three-day music, arts and environmental festival coming to Rhinelander on Sept. 26-28, is looking for volunteer help. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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NATH Harvest Hoedown Sept. 28
The annual Harvest Hoedown will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at Woodpecker Bar & Grill. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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Urologists join Ascension Medical Group in Rhinelander
Two long practicing central Wisconsin urologists have joined Ascension Medical Group in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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The thunder rolls: Tomahawk Fall Ride this weekend
The 38th annual Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA, hosted by Harley-Davidson, will be held Thursday, Sept. 12 through Saturday, Sept. 14 at SARA Park in Tomahawk. (subscriber access)

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Nicolet Live! performing arts series features wide range of events for 2019-20 season
A tasty menu of music, plays, comedy, and film makes up the Nicolet Live! Performing Arts calendar for the upcoming season, with 20 events tailored to a variety of tastes. (subscriber access)

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Northwoods Financial Summit to be held Sept. 28 in Merrill
The first ever Northwoods Financial Summit will be held at 8 a.m. Sept. 28 in Merrill. (subscriber access)

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Lions to recognize White Cane Day
Members of the Rhinelander Lions Club will hold White Cane Day, Friday Sept. 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday Sept. 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (subscriber access)

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Opinions
An open letter to the DNR
To the Editor:

Thank you for the opportunity to comment on water quality management goals for Wisconsin. (subscriber access)


Saturday, September 14, 2019
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Lawmakers use costs to rebuff records requests
In May, as the state Legislature's Republican-controlled budget committee considered a plan to spend far less on education than what Democrat Gov. Tony Evers proposed, Sheila Plotkin started filing public records requests. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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The biggest challenge facing high school sports today
Inappropriate adult behavior at high school athletic events has reached epidemic proportion. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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Our View
This week, as we report in today's edition, The Times has filed an open-meetings complaint against two supervisors, Robb Jensen and Jack Sorensen, for what we believe to be talking out of turn at a recent meeting, in which they took it upon themselves to plug a new $10-million-plus expense for county taxpayers, namely, a new county highway department facility. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 7, 2019
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Judges, clerk of court express appreciation to local jurors
To the Editor:

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has designated September as Juror Appreciation Month.


Thursday, September 5, 2019
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Reader shares 'political education'
To the Editor:

Prior to this Trump presidency I was politically ignorant. Law enforcement was rigid on a position of neutrality. So on Election Day a portion of my vote was based on a lucky chance. Since I have retired, Trump has greatly contributed to my political education.


Tuesday, September 3, 2019
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Our View
Back about 1740, when a potato famine hit Ireland, a prominent philanthropist in the Irish village of Maynooth decided to do something good for starving village farmers: she put them to work building a gigantic and ornate stone structure, and paid them by giving them food for free. (subscriber access)

Saturday, August 31, 2019
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Sports
RHS sports recap: Friday, Sept. 13
Football: Rhinelander 31, Wausau East 13
Girls' tennis: Rhinelander 5, Antigo 2


Saturday, September 14, 2019
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Hodags, Mosinee play to weather-shortened draw
Rhinelander and Mosinee did everything they could to get in their scheduled Great Northern Conference soccer match as scheduled on Thursday. Mother Nature did everything it could to prevent it from happening.

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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JWMS swim team wins home triangular
The James Williams Middle School swim team hosted its only home meet of the season Tuesday, taking first place in a triangular meet against D.C. Everest Middle School and Merrill's Prairie River Middle School at the Heck Family Community Pool.



Saturday, September 14, 2019
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Hodag netters edge SPASH again
For the second time in four days, the Rhinelander High School girls' tennis team on Tuesday took down a former Wisconsin Valley Conference nemesis - a needed shot in the arm with a current Great Northern Conference nemesis set to come to town this afternoon.

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Medford sweeps Hodag volleyball
The Rhinelander High School volleyball team could not keep up with Medford on Tuesday night, dropping a Great Northern Conference volleyball match in straight sets at Raider Hall.

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Six Hodag runners medal in Wittenberg
The Rhinelander High School cross country team finished in the top half of the field Tuesday in the 13-team Charger Invite in Wittenberg. The Hodag boys placed fourth overall, while the Hodag girls were fourth.

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Three RNC riders score wins in WHSCL opener
The Rhinelander-Northwoods Composite mountain bike squad picked right up where it left off last year, with three riders standing on the top of the podium following Sunday's first race of the 2019 season in Eau Claire.

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Outdoors
Central Wisconsin River Series takes on Minocqua Chain
Last weekend the Central Wisconsin River Series took on the challenging Minocqua Chain. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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NaturL Reaction
In 1977, the first administrator of the North Lakeland School District, the late Bill Sherer Sr., along with then-community education director Ken Reinicke, created what is now the World Championship Musky Classic. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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Patients making progress at Northwoods Wildlife Center
The Northwoods Wildlife Center (NWC), a wildlife rehabilitation center in Minocqua, is currently caring for a porcupine who had very rough summer. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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September stacked full of hunting season openers
For hunting enthusiasts, September is the most glorious time of the year. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 7, 2019
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Walleye population on the rise on the Minocqua chain
In 2015, with the goal of boosting a depleted adult walleye population, all walleye harvest on the Minocqua chain of lakes, by angling and spearing, was shut down. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 7, 2019
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Natural Reaction
There are many questions concerning the walleye on the Minocqua chain, but a big one was answered recently when a Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) report came out detailing the results of this past spring's snapshot survey of the walleye population on Lake Minocqua and Lake Kawaguesaga. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 7, 2019
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The Lake Where You Live
So you go fish a lake you haven't tried before, maybe one you've seen along a road or highway that looks inviting, or one that a friend told you about. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 7, 2019
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Education
BBB offers seven ways to manage your child's online reputation
Social media, in its earliest form, was created to share photos and to connect with friends. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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Nicolet College Quick Start runs through Aug. 30
Anyone looking to enroll at Nicolet College for fall semester can make swift work of the admissions process during Quick Start which runs weekdays in the Red Oak Center through Friday, Aug. 30.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Highly flexible accounting, administrative professional programs to debut this fall at Nicolet
Students looking to study in the accounting or administrative professional programs at Nicolet College will have significantly more flexibility in how they complete their coursework starting this fall. (subscriber access)

Thursday, August 8, 2019
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Nicolet College announces 2018-19 graduates
Numerous students from Rhinelander and the surrounding area graduated from Nicolet College in the spring of 2019. (subscriber access)

Saturday, August 3, 2019
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Pelican families are unique
As part of a school-wide effort to raise cultural awareness, families at Pelican Elementary School were asked to discuss with their children their unique cultural traditions and heritages at home.

Friday, November 10, 2017
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Students of the month
Rhinelander High School recently announced its October Students of the Month.

Friday, November 10, 2017
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FBLA/DECA food drive a success
Rhinelander High School's FBLA/DECA Club collected a grand total of 1,820 food items for the local Rhinelander Food Pantry as part of its recent Trick or Can food drive.

Friday, November 10, 2017
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