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Sunday, October 21, 2018
A foursome finishes up a hole at the Rhinelander Country Club Thursday afternoon in what may well have been the last chance to squeeze in a round of golf before cold weather sets in for good. (subscriber access)


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15 selected to hear toddler death case
Fifteen Oneida County residents have been selected to hear the case of a former Newbold woman accused of causing the death of her 20-month-old stepson back in April 2017. (subscriber access)

Friday, October 19, 2018
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News
A soldier comes home to Hazelhurst
The temperature at the time of the funeral service the morning of Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Hazelhurst's Lakeside Garden of Sleep Cemetery was in the mid 30s. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Pine Lake board discusses 'slow, no-wake' request
Another Northwoods town board has received a request for a no-wake zone on a local water body. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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RHS, JWMS students embrace new flex schedule
Schools across the country are experimenting with scheduling as they look for ways to keep all students engaged and assist those who might need to spend a little more time on a particular topic. The result is flex scheduling, which School District of Rhinelander officials say has made an immediate impact on how middle and high school students view their education. (subscriber access)

Thursday, October 18, 2018
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School district hires outside communications firm to assist in referendum messaging
The School District of Rhinelander has hired an outside communications specialist to "help with sharing referendum information with the news media and community." (subscriber access)

Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Nicolet College first in state to offer flexible EMS training to fit around busy lives
Nicolet College has launched a new and flexible training format for Emergency Medical Responders and Technicians that's designed to make it more convenient for individuals to learn the life-saving skills that are in high demand throughout the Northwoods.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Thayer Street Accident
Just after 4 p.m. Monday the Rhinelander Police Department received a report of a two-vehicle accident on Thayer Street near West Timber Drive.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Town of Little Rice purchases versatile rescue boat
The Town of Little Rice took its time when searching for the right fire and rescue boat for responding to emergencies on and around bodies of water such as the Willow Flowage. (subscriber access)

Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Community
Hanson's Garden Village partners with high school club to host Fall Fest
Hanson's Garden Village will host the fourth annual Fall Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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FBLA/DECA takes on Trick or Can food drive
Rhinelander High School's FBLA/DECA club is participating in a statewide community service project, Trick Or Can. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Community Conversation on Health Nov. 8
The Oneida County Health Department, in partnership with Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin, is hosting a Community Conversation on Health. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Breast cancer awareness: Why breast density matters
Regular mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Ascension At Home named as a Top Agency in the 2018 ABILITY HomeCare Elite
Ministry Home Care, part of Ascension At Home, has been named a Top Agency of the 2018 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Scandinavian Club to meet Oct. 25
The Scandinavian Club (Formerly Sons of Norway, Nordlandet Lodge) will hold a meeting at the Rhinelander Family Restaurant, 721 Kemp St. Rhinelander, at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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RHS drama department to present 'Mamma Mia'
The Rhinelander High School drama department's fall production will be the international musical hit, "Mamma Mia."

Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Opinions
Reader defends Sen. Baldwin
To the Editor:

A recent letter [13 Oct.] alleges that Senator Tammy Baldwin doesn't understand the Wisconsin Way. (subscriber access)


Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Reader shares impressions of Senate debate
To the Editor:

The other night I tuned into the U.S. Senate debate on the radio. (subscriber access)


Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Reader encourages voters to visit Lynne
To the Editor:

According to Jack Sorenson Oneida County citizens will be placing their vote on whether or not they want to turn Oneida County into a mining district blindfolded. (subscriber access)


Saturday, October 20, 2018
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We're all Native Americans now
So much for diversity.

As it turns out, most Americans can now claim themselves to be Native American.


Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Retired teacher: Evers will hurt local schools
To the Editor:

As a retired teacher who taught at Rhinelander High School for 32 years, I am always interested when elected officials release their school funding proposals. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Reader commends city parks department
To the Editor:

Every summer from May to October on Tuesday and Thursday I walk my dog through Hodag Park. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Reader compares Flambeau and Lynne mining sites
To the Editor:

In November, we will be voting on a referendum question on whether or not our county government should lease the county forest for a mine at the Lynne site. (subscriber access)


Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Sports
Dual objectives for Hodag harriers entering sectional meet
Rhinelander High School cross country coach M.J. Laggis said there are two agendas for his team as it travels to Freedom this morning for a WIAA Division 2 sectional meet.

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Family first, and second
Whether it's to the car, around the block, or across the street, it's natural for siblings to race.

For Jakob and Johanna Craig, Lakeland Union High School students who ride for the Rhinelander-Northwoods composite mountain bike team, it's genetic.


Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Youth Sports: Hodag JV squads compete at GNC cross country race
The Rhinelander High School cross country team concluded the junior varsity portion of its 2018 schedule during the Great Northern Conference meet Oct. 13, hosted by the Hodags at the RHS cross country trails.

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Photo: JV tennis awards
The Rhinelander High School girls' tennis team handed out most improved player awards to two junior varsity team members during its banquet Sunday, Oct. 14 at Holiday Acres Resort.

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Photo: Joe's Pasty Shop supports RHS boys' soccer team
Joe's Pasty Shop recently presented the Rhinelander High School boys' soccer team with a donation following the conclusion of the team's successful pasty sale fundraiser.

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Hodag soccer hopes playoff road will lead back to home field
The Hodags are the No. 3 seed in their Division 3 half sectional and will open the playoffs this afternoon against sixth-seeded Clintonville at the RHS soccer fields.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Hodag swimmers rout Colby/Abby, finish 6-1 in conference duals
The Hodags swept the top two spots in six events, and won 10 events overall, as they defeated Colby/Abbotsford 115-55 Monday at the Heck Family Community Pool.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Outdoors
Northwoods Youth Deer Hunt Challenge hunters receive mounts from last year's competition
The youth hunters who harvested the four top bucks in last year's Northwoods Youth Deer Hunt Challenge recently received their mounts from Strasburg's North Country Taxidermy recently. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
One of the things I truly enjoy about my job is reading contributions from our columnists. Each of them has such a different set of life experiences and it is always fun and interesting to see what they come up with each week. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Forestry committee approves CWD surveillance tags on county forest land
Chronic wasting disease (CWD), an always-fatal disease in cervids such as white-tailed deer, was found along the Wisconsin River in Oneida County early this year, prompting a new focus on that area in an attempt to determine the scope and breadth of the disease in that corridor along the river. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Donation to youth shooters
The Hodag Sports Club recently made a $10,000 donation to the RHS Trap Team to help the team with expenses and to provide education and safety training to the student shooters. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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The Lake Where You Live
As I step out onto our pier on Birch Lake, what strikes me is the color. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Emergency rule regarding deer carcass transportation suspended


Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
I covered last week's Oneida County Forestry meeting and finally heard a question asked that I, and many other sportsmen and women, have been wondering about for a long time. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Education
Northwoods Community Elementary School students adopt trees at outdoor classroom
Northwoods Community Elementary School four-year-old kindergarten, kindergarten and first-grade students visited the Cedric A. Vig Outdoor Classroom (CAVOC) Oct. 11 to learn about the fall environment. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Nicolet My Way featured at national higher education conference
Nicolet College staff members were recently invited to present to a national audience on the college's innovative and highly flexible Nicolet My Way education model designed to help students meet job and family responsibilities while earning a college credential. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Nicolet My Way featured at national higher education conference
Nicolet College staff members were recently invited to present to a national audience on the college's innovative and highly flexible Nicolet My Way education model designed to help students meet job and family responsibilities while earning a college credential. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Rhinelander's Maney receives WASCD  instructional leader award
Theresa "Teri" Maney, the School District of Rhinelander's director of instruction, received the instructional leader of the year award at the annual Wisconsin Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (WASCD) Fall Conference Oct. 4 in Appleton. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Students of the Month
The Rhinelander High School Students of the Month for September are pictured at left. Front row: Morgan Johnson, English; Victoria Parshall, Fine Arts; Olivia Monk, Physical Education; Zoe Lewallen, Business & Marketing, and Dante Suhm, Tech. Ed. Back row: Aden Bergman, Physical Education; Josh Francisco, Fine Arts; Mr. Knott, Staff of the Month, and Ben Kubisiak, Science. Missing from the photo is Zach Volinek, Math. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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London, Guatemala study abroad information session Oct. 18 at Nicolet
The art of London and the Spanish language and culture of Guatemala will be the topics of two study abroad classes offered in 2019 through Nicolet College's University Transfer Liberal Arts program. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Nicolet College Academic Success Center open for fall semester
Nicolet College's Academic Success Center on the Rhinelander campus is open for fall semester. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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