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Thursday, November 15, 2018
The Rhinelander High School boys' basketball team has a lot of new pieces to fit into new places following last season's 20-win campaign, but there's not a lot of time to put the puzzle together.


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City Council finalizes 2019 budget
Jamie Taylor/River NewsCity administrator Daniel Guild presents the proposed 2019 budget to the Rhinelander City Council Monday, Nov. 12.
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City administrator Daniel Guild presents the proposed 2019 budget to the Rhinelander City Council Monday, Nov. 12.
After hearing a detailed presentation by city administrator Daniel Guild, the Rhinelander City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a $9,084,672 budget for 2019, which result in 1.9 percent increase in the city share of taxpayers' bills. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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News
OC board approves $49M budget
The Oneida County Board of Supervisors has signed off on the 2019 county budget. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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No trial date yet for father in toddler death case
The case against a former Rhinelander physician charged with intentionally neglecting a child and failure to prevent bodily harm to a child in connection with the death of his 20-month-old son remains at a standstill as discussions between the state and defense continue. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Buza pleads not guilty in clinic hostage case
The Eagle River man accused of holding a Marshfield Clinic Minocqua nurse hostage has had not guilty pleas entered to all charges in Oneida County Circuit Court. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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New medical examiner
Crystal Schaub is the new Oneida County medical examiner. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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City residents reminded to following winter parking regulations
The Rhinelander Police Department is reminding city residents and visitors of the winter parking regulations that will go into effect on Dec. 1. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Downtown merchants prepping for Winter Wonderland open house
The holiday shopping season will kick off Friday and Saturday with the Winter Wonderland open house in downtown Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Families of the Fallen cabin at Camp American Legion reconsidered
A cabin for families of fallen soldiers at Camp American Legion in Lake Tomahawk will be reimagined and relocated to better accommodate funding resources, Wisconsin American Legion officials told The Lakeland Times last week. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Community
Rhinelander Community Foundation donates $13,000 for holiday lights
Downtown Rhinelander will be a little brighter this holiday season thanks to a grant from the Rhinelander Community Foundation (RCF). The $13,000 grant will be used for the lighted street pole wraps that have been added this year, according to an RCF press release. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Gale Courses available through the library
Rhinelander District Library card holders can continue their education from the comfort of their own home by taking Gale Courses available to anyone with a library card in good standing. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Lynn's Catering moves to bigger facility with more space for Meals on Wheels
Lynn's Catering has moved into a new facility at 166 Menominee Drive in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Eagle River company receives prestigious award from FedEx
Van Dyke PD, Inc. of Eagle River recently received the FedEx Ground Regional Entrepreneur of the Year award - one of the company's highest honors - which acknowledges business owners that display business growth and development, safety, customer service, community involvement, and business ethics. (subscriber access)

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Internationally renowned fiber artist to hold free 'show and tell' event at ArtStart in Rhinelander
Internationally recognized fiber artist Colleen Ansbaugh will visit ArtStart in Rhinelander from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 to describe her artistic process. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Harry Potter trivia
The Rhinelander District Library meeting room was packed with Harry Potter fans Friday all seeking to test their knowledge of the infamous wizard in a library-sponsored trivia contest. (subscriber access)

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Van Natta to speak at Dec. 1 Aglow meeting
Bruce Van Natta author of "Saved By Angels" and "A Miraculous Life" and founder of "Sweet Bread Ministries" will speak at the Dec. 1 Minocqua Aglow meeting. (subscriber access)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Opinions
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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Republicans are wrong on health care
To the Editor:

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, is insurance-based health care legislation designed to improve Americans' access to medical care at lower costs. (subscriber access)


Thursday, November 1, 2018
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Don't believe the mining hype
To the Editor:

Potential mining jobs at Lynne: Don't believe the hype. (subscriber access)


Thursday, November 1, 2018
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Sports
Boys' soccer team holds banquet ahead of Millot decision
One day before Dan Millot announced he was stepping down, the Rhinelander High School boys' soccer team reflected on what will turn out to be the long-time coach's final season.

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Hodag bowling squads fall in Merrill
The Rhinelander/Elcho/Three Lakes club bowling teams won a few games Sunday, but could not pick up any match victories during a Wisconsin High School Bowling Club District 9 meet at Lincoln Lanes in Merrill.

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Millot to retire as RHS soccer coach
After more than two decades on the sidelines at Rhinelander High School, coach Dan Millot is hanging up his whistle. The long-time boys' and girls' soccer coach announced that he is stepping away from the programs Monday evening.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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Winnicki 7th in 500, 16th in butterfly at state
Winnicki finished seventh in the state in the 500-yard freestyle Friday night at the UW-Natatorium in Madison. She set a personal-best time of 5 minutes, 18.84 seconds in the event - finishing one spot and 2.74 seconds off the podium.



Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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Team review: RHS cross country
With a young roster chock-full of freshmen and sophomores, RHS cross country coach M.J. Laggis sees the nucleus from something special in the future.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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Rhinelander Little League to hold annual meeting Nov. 26
Rhinelander Little League baseball and softball will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26 at Hodag Lanes.



Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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Flory, Henrichs win RHS fastest harrier awards
Two of Rhinelander's top runners throughout the 2018 season were honored Thursday night during the RHS cross country team banquet at Hodag Lanes.

Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Outdoors
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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Fish Like A Girl
Hunting season is fast approaching, as evidenced by a visit to any local sporting good shop. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Feeding and baiting ban continues in the Northwoods
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has made its way into the Northwoods, affecting hunters and animal watchers alike. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The Lake Where You Live
In our lakes, algae form the bottom of the food chain, but it's really the sun that drives the whole process, from the algae all the way to the bass, walleye or musky we catch. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Newbold TIS committee holds public information meeting
The Town of Newbold received a grant from Lumberjack RC&D in 2018 to complete a survey of invasive species along town roads. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 3, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
This week I was fortunate to be asked to sit in on a meeting with some of the folks from Oneida Country Land and Water, zoning, forestry, the DNR, Lumberjack RC&D, lake associations and other interested parties, to offer input on the next 10-year Oneida County Land and Water Resource Management Plan. This week I was fortunate to be asked to sit in on a meeting with some of the folks from Oneida Country Land and Water, zoning, forestry, the DNR, Lumberjack RC&D, lake associations and other interested parties, to offer input on the next 10-year Oneida County Land and Water Resource Management Plan. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 3, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
With chronic wasting disease (CWD) spreading across the state, and it becoming a hot-button item issue around the Midwest, there are many attempts being made to help better understand how the disease is moving and figuring out ways to help minimize its spread. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 27, 2018
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Education
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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NCES students visit state landmarks
Northwoods Community Elementary School third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students recently took a fall field trip to some unique Wisconsin landmarks (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Bake-off teaches middle school students about character
James Williams Middle School students learned a lessson recently about character and the importance of giving back to the community. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 3, 2018
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Celebrating afterschool activities
Families gathered at the YMCA of the Northwoods Thursday Oct. 25 to enjoy dinner, activities, games and socialization as part of the annual Lights on Afterschool celebration, which supports safe, stimulating after-school programs. (subscriber access)

Saturday, November 3, 2018
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Understanding the school referendum
On Nov. 6, voters in over 82 Wisconsin school districts will be asking for debt and revenue limit increases. (subscriber access)



Saturday, October 27, 2018
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A fall adventure: NCES students visit Merrill orchard
The 4-year-old and 5-year- old kindergarteners, first and second graders from Northwoods Community Elementary School visited Helene's Hilltop Orchard Oct. 17. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 27, 2018
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