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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The Rhinelander/Antigo girls' hockey team nearly squandered a three-goal lead but held on to defeat Medford 4-3 Monday night in the season opener at the Langlade County Multi-Purpose Building.


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DPI report card: All Rhinelander public schools meet or exceed expectations
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction gave the School District of Rhinelander an early Thanksgiving present Nov. 13 when it released its annual School Report Cards and announced all Rhinelander public schools have shown marked improvement. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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News
Speed limit will drop on Kemp
Motorists accustomed to passing slower traffic on Kemp Street heading into Rhinelander from the intersections of highways 8 and 47 will soon have to lighten their lead feet after the City Council learned last week it can lower the speed limit in that area without enacting an ordinance. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Court to consider police questioning during routine stops
When it comes to the Fourth Amendment, recent state Supreme Court decisions have come under fire from both civil-libertarian conservatives and liberals, and now yet another potentially important search and seizure case is headed its way. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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City creates cable franchise fee
With a quick vote Nov. 12, the Rhinelander City Council adopted an ordinance creating a cable franchise fee, adding about $87,000 in revenue to the city that otherwise would have been paid by taxpayers. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Lake Tomahawk board hears building questions
By his own admission, Lake Tomahawk resident Warren Terkelson doesn't attend many town board meetings, but he made an exception last week to ask questions of the town board regarding the proposed 900-square-foot addition to the Sloan Community Center. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Area groups invited to non-profit summit
The leaders of area non-profit organizations can learn ways their groups can work with other similar organizations to the benefit of all at the Northwoods Impact event Nov. 30 at Nicolet College's Northwood Center. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Holiday shopping and season of giving underway
The holiday season is officially underway. Many of you are enjoying a relaxing... well, I hope relaxing, Thanksgiving with your families and planning your Black Friday and Small Business Saturday shopping routes. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Turkey drives Thanksgiving dinner costs down
Lower turkey prices mean a more affordable Thanksgiving dinner this year, according to Wisconsin Farm Bureau's annual Marketbasket survey. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Community
ArtStart announces opening reception for winter exhibitions
"I always think every exhibition we have is amazing," says Patty Fitzpatrick, member of ArtStart's exhibition planning team, "but, with our current exhibitions featuring artists David Hamlow and Colleen Ansbaugh, we may have outdone ourselves." (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Northwoods School of Dance to present 'The Nutcracker' Dec. 1
The Northwoods School of Dance will perform their interpretation of "The Nutcracker" at the Rhinelander High School auditorium Saturday, Dec. 1.

Shows are scheduled for 1 and 6 p.m. (subscriber access)


Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Project North Festival to be introduced to the public at Dec. 8 kick-off party at Nicolet College
The upcoming Project North Festival will be introduced to the public through a launch party scheduled for 5 p.m. Dec. 8 at Nicolet College's Northwoods Center building. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce helps Wisconsin bundle up this winter season
The Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce (RACC) is inviting residents to drop off new or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism's annual Big Bundle Up campaign. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Hot dog Extravaganza benefits Nativity students
Hildebrand Funeral Home recently donated the proceeds from its annual Halloween Hot Dog Extravaganza to Nativity of Our Lord Catholic School to be put toward the purchase of technology upgrades for students. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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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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Opinions
Giving thanks is good for you
In not a few Irish bars across the globe, patrons can look up to see a sign bearing what many take to be all the information they need to know: Guinness is Good for You.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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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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Sports
Team preview: RHS boys' swimming
A small but stacked lineup featuring seven former state qualifiers has the Rhinelander High School boys' swim team setting its sights on a conference title and beyond.



Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Team review: RHS boys' soccer
When the clock struck zero in an overtime playoff loss at Waupaca, more than an up-and-down season came to an end for the Rhinelander High School boys' soccer team.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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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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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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