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Monday, February 17, 2020
Oneida County Humane Society volunteer Kathy Crawford plays with Auggie, a 1-year-old spayed female domestic shorthair, Thursday afternoon. (subscriber access)


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Liebscher pleads guilty to hit-and-run causing death
A 53-year-old Sugar Camp man accused of fatally striking a motorcyclist on State Highway 17 last August and then fleeing the scene entered a guilty plea to one count of hit-and-run causing death Friday afternoon in Oneida County Circuit Court, pursuant to a plea agreement. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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News
Canadian man arrested for recklessly endangering safety after striking 13 vehicles in Lake Tomahawk
A 52-year-old Canadian man was arrested Friday evening after the vehicle he was operating allegedly struck a number of parked vehicles in the town of Lake Tomahawk.

Sunday, February 16, 2020
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Dist. 5 City Council hopefuls share viewpoints
Voters in City of Rhinelander aldermanic district No. 5 will head to the polls Tuesday to winnow the field of three candidates for the seat currently held by Dawn Rog, who is stepping down from the council, from three to two. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Group backed by Bloomberg, Bezos spends heavily for Church
News analysis

A political action committee, or super PAC, funded by Jeff Bezos, Howard Schultz, and Michael Bloomberg, among others, is spending more than a half-million dollars to promote the election efforts of Jason Church in the seventh congressional district Republican primary, a Lakeland Times investigation shows. (subscriber access)


Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Oneida County zoning official set for trial on misdemeanor charges
Oneida County assistant planning and zoning director Peter Wegner is scheduled for a two-day jury trial in September on two misdemeanor charges filed last year in Lincoln County Circuit Court, according to online court records. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Algoma woman identified as victim of fatal sled crash
The Oneida County Medical Examiner has released the name of the 29-year-old woman killed in a snowmobile accident last Saturday morning in the Town of Stella. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Liebscher to enter a plea in vehicular homicide case
A Sugar Camp man accused of fatally striking a motorcyclist on State Highway 17 in Sugar Camp Aug. 28, and leaving the scene, is scheduled to appear in Oneida County Circuit Court Friday afternoon for what court records list as a plea/sentencing hearing. (subscriber access)

Thursday, February 13, 2020
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Oneida Vilas Transit Commission to pursue Rhinelander facility
After months of exploring different options, the Oneida Vilas Transit Commission believes it has identified a facility that would not only support its operations but also allow for garage storage to house its buses. (subscriber access)

Thursday, February 13, 2020
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Community
YMCA active older adults program to feature snowshoe hike
With cabin fever running rampant at this time of year, finding a reason to leave the comfort of your cozy home can be difficult. But the active older adults program at the YMCA of the Northwoods provides a tempting reason to brave the winter chill. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Cancer patients use more blood than those fighting any other disease
Studies show patients fighting cancer need more blood than patients fighting any other disease, using nearly one-quarter of the nation's blood supply. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Marshfield Clinic to host free advance directives workshops
Each day, right here in northern Wisconsin, families are forced to face a variety of health care crises requiring them to make critical decisions for their loved ones. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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My funny valentine: Rhinelander Masonic Lodge Club 242 to host comedy night Feb. 15
Searching for something other than the cliche dinner and a movie for your Valentine's Day date? (subscriber access)

Thursday, February 13, 2020
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Cyber Hero Academy Feb. 27, 28 at Nicolet College
Protecting your business or organization form computer hackers is a never ending job. (subscriber access)

Thursday, February 13, 2020
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Peoples State Bank announces promotions at Rhinelander branch
Peoples State Bank President and CEO Scott Cattanach recently announced two promotions within the bank's Rhinelander branch. (subscriber access)

Thursday, February 13, 2020
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Documentary film 'Dark Money' to be shown in Minocqua
The Northwoods chapter of Our Wisconsin Revolution will present the documentary film "Dark Money" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at the Minocqua Public Library. (subscriber access)

Thursday, February 13, 2020
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Opinions
Our View
The Republican and Democratic primaries for the seventh congressional district are Tuesday - the winners will face each other in May to determine who replaces Republican Sean Duffy as our representative in Congress - and in both parties the choice is straightforward and clear. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Our View
As on the Republican side, the Democratic primary for the seventh congressional district this coming Tuesday - the winners will face each other in May to determine who replaces Republican Sean Duffy as our representative in Congress -offers a clear choice. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Seek the wisdom of the children
To the Editor:

To quote John Denver: "It is here where we must begin to seek the wisdom of the children." (subscriber access)


Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Make sure you vote
To the Editor:

On Tuesday, Feb. 18 Wisconsin residents vote in the 2020 Spring Primary. (subscriber access)


Thursday, February 13, 2020
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Random Act of Kindness week
To the Editor:

Being kind not only has a direct effect on others, but it has a positive impact on yourself as well. (subscriber access)


Thursday, February 13, 2020
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Our View
In a story in today's edition, Minocqua town chairman Mark Hartzheim was quoted as saying he could not remember roads being in as poor a shape as they are right now. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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Tom Tiffany is the right choice for District 7
To the Editor:

The primary to determine who the Republican nominee will be for the 7th Congressional District is right around the corner, and voters in the district have some important questions to ask themselves. (subscriber access)
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Saturday, February 8, 2020
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Sports
Edge falls to CFM in home finale
Sidney Polzin scored twice and Chippewa Falls/Menomonie added an empty netter in the final seconds to defeated the Northern Edge 3-1 at the Langlade County Multi-Purpose Building.



Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Hodag swimmers enter sectionals with big goals
The Rhinelander High School boys' swim team has a tough act to follow after it dominated the sectional round of the WIAA tournament last year. But, after winning the Great Northern Conference championship last week in record-breaking fashion, the goal is clear.

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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RHS/NPHS Alpine gears up for state
Coach Rod Olson was quick to admit the Rhinelander/Northland Pines Alpine ski and snowboard team needed a break after taking home a load of hardware from the Northern Conference finale earlier this month.

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Hodag wrestlers have individual goals entering WIAA regionals
The Rhinelander High School wrestling team was happy to finish in a tie for third in the Great Northern Conference standings last weekend. That was the last time Rhinelander will worry about team standings this year.

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Middle school Nordic competes at state
The Rhinelander middle school Nordic ski team concluded its 2019-20 season last weekend at the WNSL state meet in Cable. The Hodag girls placed sixth in a nine-team field while the Hodag boys placed ninth out of 12 teams.

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Photos: Youth Sports Roundup


Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Hodag hockey picks up win in home finale
Jake Losch scored twice for the Hodags, and Rhinelander outshot East/Merrill 44-11, in a 5-1 victory at the Rhinelander Ice Arena.

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Outdoors
Woodland property stewards find opportunities to learn at the Wisconsin Coverts Workshop
Productive and healthy woodlands are important to the Northwoods. Many residents and visitors would like to know more about how to manage the lands under their control for the benefit of a variety of wildlife species, but may not know where to turn. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Fish Like A Girl
A big event every year for lake and river stewards is the Wisconsin Lakes and Rivers Convention. The 2020 convention will be held April 1-3 at the Holiday Inn in Stevens Point, organizers have announced. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Big game is a big deal
This year the Natural Resource Board (NRB) is proposing six questions to the state's stakeholders regarding the deer hunting season framework. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Hodag Sports Club holds 43rd annual banquet
As has become the norm, the Hodag Sports Club drew another very large crowd to its annual banquet held Tuesday evening at the Quality Inn in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 8, 2020
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Fish Like A Girl
Those who know me, or who have read my column, know that I am a big fan of citizen science and citizen scientists. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 8, 2020
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Natural Resources Board receives questions for spring hearings
Each year, questions for the Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) spring hearings come before the Natural Resources Board (NRB) before being passed on to be voted upon by citizens and stakeholders of Wisconsin. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 8, 2020
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2019 deer season preliminary numbers show harvest is down
Several Department of Natural Resources (DNR) staff presented the preliminary 2019 deer harvest number to the Natural Resources Board (NRB) last week. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 1, 2020
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Education
NCES students celebrate 100th day of school term
The kindergarten and first-grade students at Northwoods Community Elementary School celebrated the 100th day of school on Feb. 10 by participating in a variety of reading, writing and math activities, school officials said in a press release. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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RHS mock trial team places second at Wausau regional tournament
The Rhinelander High School mock trial team placed second in a regional tournament held last Saturday at the Marathon County Courthouse. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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Supporting STEM Scouts
The members of the local Steelworkers' Union #2-15 employed at Ahlstrom-Munksjo recently donated $500 to the STEM Scouts program in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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School Forest Advisory Committee receives award for promoting good forest stewardship
The School Forest Advisory Committee for the Cedric A. Vig Outdoor Classroom (CAVOC) in Rhinelander recently received the "Chairman's Special Achievement" award from Bob Hermes, President of the Lumberjack Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc., as part of their 2020 Sustainable Forestry Award program. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 8, 2020
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RHS mock trial team to participate in regional tournament
The Rhinelander High School mock trial team is one of eight teams from the Northwoods area, and 108 in the state, set to compete Saturday, Feb. 8, in Wisconsin High School Mock Trial regional tournaments. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 8, 2020
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'Screenagers' film to be presented Feb. 12
The School District of Rhinelander wil show the film "Screenagers: Growing Up in The Digital Age" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 in the Rhinelander High School auditorium. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 8, 2020
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Student art show to run from Feb.12-29
Member of the community will soon have an opportunity to view works of art created by local students as the third annual K-12 School District of Rhinelander Art Show will be held at ArtStart in downtown Rhinelander Feb. 13-29. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 8, 2020
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