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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Despite cold weather and slight precipitation, a crew was hard at work early Friday morning installing new warning devices at the railroad crossing on County Road N in Woodboro. (subscriber access)


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Supervisor questions Oneida County hiring practices
Last month, the Oneida County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution splitting the county's highway and solid waste department into two separate departments. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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News
Portion of Highway K to be opened to ATV/UTV traffic
A segment of County Highway K from Sheep Ranch Road to Highway 51 is the latest Northwoods roadway to be opened to recreational users of all-terrain and utility vehicles. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Vilas County sheriff serves on state juvenile justice study committee
As the state of Wisconsin turned to overhauling the Lincoln Hills juvenile prison facility amid neglect and abuse allegations, Wisconsin Act 185 law was established to give the Department of Corrections until 2021 to find a new option. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Northwoods rail initiatives look forward to 2019-20
Logging continues to be the primary driver of efforts to keep and enhance railways in northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Kimberly-Clark deal in trouble with GOP opposition
The budget-writing Joint Committee on Finance held a public hearing late last week on a $70-million incentive package to keep Kimberly-Clark in Wisconsin, but opposition by three key Republican state senators and by various conservative policy groups has put the outcome in doubt. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Golf committee evaluates Northwood's first year under GGP
With the putters and drivers stored away for the winter, the city of Rhinelander's golf advisory committee took time Nov. 6 to assess Northwood Golf Club's first year under the management of Green Golf Partners. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Rhinelander man accused of battering physically disabled person
A Rhinelander man is facing a charge of aggravated battery to a physically disabled person after he allegedly struck a wheelchair user during an altercation in a private residence. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Coffee & Company to celebrate anniversary
Coffee & Company, which serves free community breakfasts at the VFW Hall the first and third Wednesday of every month, will celebrate its fifth anniversary Nov. 19. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Community
Peoples State Bank collects care package items for troops
With the holidays right around the corner, Peoples State Bank recently organized a collection drive to send a little bit of the Northwoods to U.S. troops serving overseas. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Warm for Winter giveaway set for Nov. 24
Warm clothes, bedding and footwear for the whole family will be available free of charge at the next Warm for Winter event set for 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 24, at Friendly Village, across from Co-Vantage Credit Union on Boyce Drive in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Paul Ehlers and Friends to perform at Nicolet College Nov. 26
Longtime Rhinelander musician Paul Ehlers describes himself as a collector. "Not of things, but of ideas, phrases, music, and interesting people," he said. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Thanksgiving worship
A community Thanksgiving Eve worship service will be held at 7 p.m Wednesday, Nov. 21 at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, (39 S. Pelham St.) in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Carlson Funeral Home to host annual Christmas Memories program
Carlson Funeral Home will present its 26th annual Christmas Memories program Dec. 8 to support members of the community affected by loss as they deal with the challenges the holidays present. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Artist-in-Residence exhibit at Nicolet to raise money for student scholarships
Nicolet College art instructor Betsy Popp has served as Artist-in-Residence at some of the most stunning natural landscapes in the country. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Santa to make calls to raise funds to fight cancer
Santa and his elves will be taking time out this busy season to help raise funds and awareness to free the world from the pain and suffering of cancer. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Opinions
Resident offers kudos to public works department
To the Editor:

I think the city of Rhinelander's public works department deserves a big "Atta Boy" for all the great improvements to the streets, sidewalks and curb and gutters. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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FACT group sets the facts straight on e-cigarettes
To the Editor:

Candy corn, gummy bear and chocolate. (subscriber access)


Saturday, November 17, 2018
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A president of consequence
This week, President Trump announced his newest judicial selection, Neomi Reo, to fill the federal court of appeals seat vacated by justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Why the names matter
As we report in today's edition, oral arguments will be heard next week in Dane County circuit court in our case to win release of the names of state Department of Justice workers disciplined for misconduct. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Charities are facing a crisis, but there's help
To the Editor:

For centuries, people have been donating to charity, supporting the causes and organizations most important to them. (subscriber access)


Thursday, November 8, 2018
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Racine case shows folly of official secrecy
Secrecy in government, compounded by court-ordered secrecy, gives rise to speculation and rumor. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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On election day, tax proposals deserve special scrutiny
As voters trek to the polls next week, there are no lack of issues and interests upon which to base a person's vote, not least voters' feeling about whether the state and country are headed in the right direction. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 3, 2018
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Sports
Half-court shot contest returns for 2018-19 hoops season
The Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation (RASF) half-court shot will return for the 2018-19 season.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Team review: RHS girls' swimming
The Rhinelander High School girls' swim team remained one of the Great Northern Conference's best outfits in 2018.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Team preview: RHS/Antigo girls' hockey
Unsure of what the makeup of the team would be - or if they'd have a team at all - during the offseason, the Edge is relying on a mix of new and experienced skaters is it prepares for its season opener Monday night against Medford in Antigo.

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Winnicki, Hecks among award winners at RHS girls' swim banquet
Fresh off a seventh-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle and a 16th-place showing in the 100 butterfly at the WIAA Division 2 state meet in Madison, Makenna Winnicki was presented with the team's coaches' award during a banquet at Holiday Acres Resort.

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Swim club swims 'FAST' in Ladysmith
Rhinelander Swim Club members competed in their second meet of the season, a pentathlon held by the Flambeau Area Swim Team (FAST) in Ladysmith Nov. 10.

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Photo: JV soccer awards
The Rhinelander High School junior varsity team handed out awards during a banquet Sunday, Nov. 11 in the RHS commons.

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Photo: Special Olympic bowlers
Rhinelander 2-05 Special Olympics recently completed its bowling season. The athletes competed at regionals on Oct. 27 and went to state Nov. 11 in Weston.

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Outdoors
2018 deer season preview: CWD testing is fast, easy and free
The nine-day gun deer hunt opens this weekend and hunters are expected to hit the woods in full force. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
The Newbold town board returned last week to the subject of placement of no-wake buoys on a narrow section of Pickerel Lake in the northern part of the town in St. Germain. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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DNR shares feeding and baiting ban regulations
The feeding and baiting of deer in Oneida and Vilas counties is banned this deer season. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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CWD surveillance set up long Wisconsin River and other areas
The local County Deer Advisory Committees (CDACs) are working with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in an attempt to determine where CWD is in the Northwoods, and how prevalent the problem has become.(subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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No changes in carcass movement rules for the 2018 hunt
Earlier this year there was considerable discussion about movement of carcasses of harvested animals. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Online tool identifies areas where baiting and feeding is banned
Before taking part in upcoming hunting seasons or placing feed for wildlife, hunters and wildlife enthusiasts should be sure to check the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website and verify which counties currently prohibit wildlife baiting and feeding activities. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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CWD sampling opportunities available for deer season
Targeted chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance will occur in two separate areas near Rhinelander this fall, the Department of Natural Resources reports. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Education
Nicolet College team a national finalist in 'Minds That Move Us' competition
A team of educators from Nicolet College was recently selected as a Top 10 finalist in the national Minds That Move Us competition designed to create new and innovative adult career pathways. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Pelican School families raise money to send Vietnam vet on Honor Flight
Pelican Elementary School observed Veterans Day Monday with a special presentation to the parent of a staff member. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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JWMS students reflect on Veterans Day program
On Friday, Nov. 8, the 48th Annual Veterans Day program was hosted at James Williams Middle School (JWMS); led by Mr. Kyle Raleigh (Associate Principal) and emceed by Riley Zarm and Nevaeh Rappley (eighth-grade students). (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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RHS FBLA/DECA Club collects 1,629 items in food drive
The Rhinelander FBLA/DECA club collected a grand total of 1,629 food items for the Rhinelander Food Pantry through last month's Trick or Can food drive. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Students of the Month
Rhinelander High School recently announced its October Students of the Month. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Rhinelander High School students perform at Madison music conference
Rhinelander High School music students Adam Bloom and Elijah Evers performed recently at the 2018 Wisconsin State Music Conference in Madison. 9subscriber access)

Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Rhinelander teachers and counselor present at meeting of art educators
The School District of Rhinelander not only represented but also presented at the annual Wisconsin Art Educator Association (WAEA) conference this year. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 10, 2018
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