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Sunday, February 17, 2019
Stevens Point knocked off the Hodags 7-1 Thursday night at K.B. Willett Arena in a WIAA regional final contest. Rhinelander defeated Wausau East/Merrill 5-1 at the RIA to advance to the regional finals Wednesday night.


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Council opts for 3-year schedule for Stevens Street project
The Rhinelander Common Council voted 5-3 Monday evening to award the $18.7 million Stevens Street reconstruction project to Musson Brothers, Inc. to be completed over a three-year period. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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News
Community Response Team working to mitigate impact of DFS closure
The Community Response Team, organized last month following Petco Inc.'s announcement that it is shuttering its Rhinelander Drs. Foster and Smith operation, is continuing its work in support of the 289 soon-to-be former DFS employees and intends to offer assistance to those expected to be impacted by the upcoming closure of the Rhinelander Shopko store. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Maney named next district administrator at Three Lakes
The Three Lakes School Board has announced that Theresa "Teri" Maney has accepted a conditional offer to become the next district administrator of the Three Lakes School District. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Buza pleads no contest in clinic hostage case, some charges dismissed
An Eagle River man accused of holding a Minocqua clinic nurse against her will last year has entered not guilty pleas in Oneida County Circuit Court. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Florida man accused of sexual assault in Oneida County
A 40-year-old man with a Florida address has been charged with sexual assault in connection with an alleged incident in Woodruff Dec. 28, 2018. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Solberg outlines plan for J1 housing in Minocqua
For some time now, many Lakeland area businesses have been experiencing a labor shortage. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Climate change soars to the top of Evers' agenda
During his campaign for governor, Democratic candidate Tony Evers pledged to make climate change a top priority if he won the election, and now Gov. Tony Evers is making good on the promise, announcing plans this week to join the U.S. Climate Alliance. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Judicial candidate Hagedorn introduces himself to the Northwoods
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn, a state appeals court judge, was in Rhinelander this week ahead of the April 2 election where he will face chief Appeals Court Judge Lisa Neubauer for a seat on the state's highest court. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Community
Last Warm for Winter giveaway Feb. 23
Winter hasn't given up yet, and neither have the volunteers at Warm for Winter. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Ruby's Pantry to celebrate five years in Rhinelander
Ruby's Pantry, a monthly "pop up" pantry in communities across Wisconsin and Minnesota, will celebrate five years of operation in Rhinelander on Tuesday, Feb. 19, organizers announced in a press release. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Marshfield Clinic invites women to free breast health screening events in Rhinelander, Merrill
Marshfield Clinic's breast care navigators are inviting women to two free public events called "Women Empowering Women." (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Iron Mountain VA wins national Best Patient Experience Award
The VA's Veterans Health Administration has recognized Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center for providing its patients with outstanding healthcare experiences. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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RHS drama department announces spring production of 'The Secret Garden'
A literary classic will be brought to life this spring when the School District of Rhinelander Drama Department presents "The Secret Garden," Thursday, Feb. 28 through Sunday March 3. (subscriber access)

Thursday, February 14, 2019
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'Legacy Leadership: Excellence in Supervision' April 18 at Nicolet
Robert F. Kappelman will present "Legacy Leadership: Excellence in Supervision" at 8 a.m. Thursday, April 18 at Nicolet College Northwoods Center Rooms 207, 208, and 209. (subscriber access)

Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Town of Newbold recognizes Malcolm Schiffmann - 40 years of service!
The close of 2018 marked 40 years Newbold road crew worker Malcolm Schiffmann has served the citizens of the town. (subscriber access)

Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Opinions
OUR VIEW
Socialists and communists have been spinning utopian fairy tales for well more than a century now, fairy tales that somehow end up as gruesome nightmares of economic and individual oppression. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Reader questions administrator's spending
To the Editor:

I have never worked in the public sector, i.e. government. For over 23 years I have had a career with an expense account.


Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Writer explains Super PACs
To the Editor:

Do you know what Super PACs are? (subscriber access)


Saturday, February 9, 2019
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Reader appalled by New York's Reproductive Health Act
To the Editor:

The line between good and evil has been crossed. (subscriber access)


Saturday, February 9, 2019
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Cole moves quickly to radicalize DNR
In late December, we warned that the selection of Preston Cole to run the state Department of Natural Resources was dangerous, not least because we believed Cole would attempt to remake the agency into one much like the DNR under former Gov. Jim Doyle - an agency whose bureaucrats and field staff pretty much terrorized citizens statewide.

Thursday, February 7, 2019
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Random Act of Kindness Week is Feb. 17
To the Editor:

I read a quote a few weeks ago and it was, "Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others."


Thursday, February 7, 2019
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Your Right to Know: Obey law on public employee records
The behavior of public employees on the job is subject to public scrutiny in nearly every circumstance under Wisconsin law. (Subscriber access)

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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Sports
Lady Hodags beat D.C. Everest, Tomahawk, lock up GNC
Rhinelander kept winning, and locked up sole possession of the GNC title, defeating D.C. Everest 68-48 in a non-conference game Wednesday night followed by a 75-20 win over Tomahawk Thursday night.

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Hodag hoops snaps 5-game losing streak
Bryce Schickert led six Hodags with eight points or more as the Hodags defeated Tomahawk 72-49 at the Jim Miazga Community Gymnasium. The win snapped a losing streak that extended to five games a night earlier with a 61-49 loss at Medford.

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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PHOTOS: Middle school Nordic at state
The Rhinelander Middle School Nordic ski team competed at the Wisconsin Nordic Ski League state championships in Cable Feb. 9-10.

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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RSC wins CWSC championship
The Rhinelander Swim Club put a bow on its regular season last weekend, winning the Central Wisconsin Swim Conference championship by more than 300 points during a two-day meet Feb. 2-3 at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua.

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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PHOTOS: RBA fifth graders win at lakeland
The Rhinelander Basketball Association's fifth-grade traveling boys' basketball team took first place in a five-team Great Northwest Basketball League tournament at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua Saturday, Feb. 9.

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Hockey scoreboard
Hodag peewees pick up pair of wins over Medford

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Hodag swimmers seek to break 25-year championship drought at state
Tthe Rhinelander High School boys' swim team will be gunning for its first individual state titles since 1994, and will have several chances to accomplish that goal, tomorrow night at the UW-Natatorium in Madison.

Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Outdoors
2019 Lions Club Fisheree
The 43rd annual Lions Club Fisheree drew ice anglers of all ages to Rhinelander's Boom Lake Feb. 9 and 10. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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natural reaction
The Lakeland hockey teams aren't the only ones competing on the ice this season, and the basketball teams are not the only ones scoring buckets. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Natural Resources Board approves department questions for spring hearings
Each April the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) holds a spring hearing in each county in the state. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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GLIFWC study: Climate change and painted turtles
The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) recently assessed 60 species of fish and wildlife important to tribal members in an effort to determine how they might be impacted by a warming climate. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Payment for Positives Program presented to the Natural Resources Board
Ahead of the spring hearings in April, the Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC), represented by Larry Bonde, recently brought several questions to the Natural Resources Board for possible inclusion on the spring hearings questionnaire. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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the lake where you live
As you travel to different lakes, you might have seen signs at boat landings warning about mercury content in the fish. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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The Lake Where You Live
Among the tiny creatures that float in our lakes, the Daphnia (water fleas) are arguably the most important. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 9, 2019
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Education
School district tweaks schedule to make up snow days
Bitter cold, ice and heavy snow has pummeled the Northwoods over the last several weeks, forcing the School District of Rhinelander to cancel classes on several occasions. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Zones of Regulation a positive tool at the schools
Last fall, the School District of Rhinelander implemented a new system called Zones of Regulation to help students understand their emotions and regulate their behavior. (subscriber acccess)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Students of the month
Rhinelander High School has announced its Students of the Month for January 2019. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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RHS announces first semester honor roll
To achieve honor roll status, Rhinelander High School students must take 4 or more classes and earn a GPA of 3.50 or higher. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Future business leaders get an early start at regionals
On Saturday, Feb. 2, Rhinelander High School FBLA/DECA members competed in Nekoosa for FBLA Regionals against approximately 600 members in the North/Central Wisconsin area. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 9, 2019
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NCES hosts Technology Showcase event
On Jan. 17, Northwoods Community Elementary School (NCES) invited families to learn how their children were using technology. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 9, 2019
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Attendance is important
School is important; for learning academics, for social-emotional development, for preparing the next group of leaders and multiple other wholesome reasons.(subscriber access)

Saturday, February 9, 2019
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