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Monday, October 15, 2018
The Rhinelander High School cross country team has had to work overtime to get the RHS cross country trails ready for today's Great Northern Conference race.


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Expera sold to Finnish company
The sale of Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC to Helsinki-based Ahlstrom‐Munksjö is final. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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News
School committee discusses policy on student activism
The School District of Rhinelander's operations and strategic planning committee discussed a proposed policy governing student activism Monday, but stopped short of sending the measure on to the full school board for a first reading. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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City Council approves bid for trash, recycling services
Come Jan. 1, 2019, the city of Rhinelander will have a new solid waste and recycling removal provider after the City Council on Monday awarded the service to Eagle Waste and Recycling, pending the finalization of a contract. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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What voters should know about registration and absentee ballot mailings
As Election Day approaches on Nov. 6, voter registration and absentee ballot mailings have begun arriving in Wisconsin residents' mailboxes. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Rural EMS/EMR listening session held at Howard Young
Emergency medical providers from across northern Wisconsin gathered at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff Tuesday for a listening session facilitated by John Eich, director of the Wisconsin Office of Rural Health, on the challenges of providing quality emergency care in a rural environment. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Sen. Tiffany receives "Friend of Grocers" Award
On Oct. 8, Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Minocqua) received the "Friend of Grocers" Award from the Wisconsin Grocers Association at Trig's of Minocqua. Pictured, from left, are Brandon Scholz, WGA; Senator Tiffany and Trig Solberg. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Mathein will offer write-in alternative to Hartman
Former Oneida County medical examiner Larry Mathein announced on Facebook this week that he would file the necessary paperwork to challenge incumbent sheriff Grady Hartman as a write-in candidate on Nov. 6. (Subscriber access)

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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City Council finalizes Stevens Street financing
The Rhinelander City Council has determined how it will finance the water utility's portion of the upcoming $17.9 million infrastructure reconstruction project on Stevens Street. (Subscriber access)

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Community
Free migraine education programs offered
According to the Migraine Research Foundation, more than 4 million adults experience chronic daily migraines with at least 15 migraine days per month. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Ascension welcomes physiatrist and sports medicine specialist
Physiatrist Benjamin Brusch, M.D. has joined Ascension Northland Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Wisconsin Well Woman Program provides breast cancer screenings
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to raise awareness the Oneida County Health Department encourages annual well woman visits and breast cancer screening with mammograms. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Samoset Council Jamboree open to the public
Trying to find an event that is fun for the entire family? Does giving your family the chance to experience an obstacle course, Mars landing, Dutch oven cooking, robot rovers, escape rooms, paintball, gaga ball, full-size foosball, geocaching, archery, and more all in a single day for a low-cost sound like a dream come true? Samoset Council, BSA is hosting huge event this weekend and everyone is invited.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Pumpkin Fest benefits Three Lakes Fire Department
The town of Three Lakes will pause Saturday to celebrate the fruit most commonly associated with the season, the pumpkin. (subscriber access)

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Visit the farmers' market before it's too late
There are two more markets left in the season. That's right, two more markets left until next year.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Business After 5: Networking for business professionals
You may have heard of Business After 5, but there is probably a bit more we can share with you.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Opinions
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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Put your trust in Leah Vukmir
To the Editor:

I have known Leah Vukmir for seven years. She is a woman who will fight fiercely for the rights of every citizen as written in the Wisconsin State Constitution and the Constitution of the United Sates of America. (subscriber access)


Saturday, October 13, 2018
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A considerate Rep. Duffy
To the Editor:

For nearly 8 years, Sean Duffy has assumed the role of U.S. Representative for northern Wisconsin's 7th District. (subscriber access)


Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Leah Vukmir understands the Wisconsin Way
To the Editor:

Our Wisconsin U.S. Senators are elected to represent all citizens in Wisconsin. (subscriber access)


Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Living in the age of impeachment
If Democrats win the U.S. House of Representatives next month, they are going to be a very busy bunch of radicals. (subscriber access)

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Reader shares thoughts on Kavanaugh
To the Editor:

In reference to views shared in the Oct. 6 edition regarding Traditional Democrats and the Kavanaugh confirmation process: It took 422 days to fill Scalia's seat with Gorsuch and Merrick Garland never sat for a confirmation hearing due to politics. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, October 9, 2018
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Reader reflects on Kavanaugh hearings
To the Editor:

If you have been watching the Kavanaugh nomination hearings, you know that the Democrats are up to their usual tricks. (subscriber access)


Saturday, October 6, 2018
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Sports
Swimming: Hodags tamed by Tomahawk
Tomahawk won every race, and added a pair of 1-2 finishes, as they defeated the Hodags 106-64 at Hatchet Pool.

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Hodag soccer closes regular season with 2-1 win over Medford
Martin Hoger and Matthew Von Oepen hooked up for a pair of goals and the Hodags defeated Medford 2-1 at Raider Field to finish in sole possession of third place in the Great Northern Conference.

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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JWMS swim team takes 5th at conference
The James Williams Middle School girls' swim team concluded its season with its conference swim meet Saturday, Oct. 6 in Wausau.

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Photos: JV Football Finale
The Rhinelander High School JV football team closed out the 2018 season with a 28-12 victory over Lakeland Monday, Oct. 8 at River Valley Bank Field in Minocqua.

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Photo: JV cross country
Rhinelander's Jack DeNamur, front, and Tristan Fuss lead a pack of runners near the one-mile mark of the junior varsity boys' race at the Hatchet Invitational cross country meet at Edgewater Country Club in Tomahawk Saturday, Oct. 6.

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Hodag soccer routs Robins 11-1 on senior night
Matthew Von Oepen scored four times and the Hodags invoked the mercy rule, defeating the Red Robins 11-1 at the RHS soccer fields.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Hodag spikers swept by Tomahawk on senior night
The Rhinelander High School volleyball team showed some signs of improvement Tuesday night, especially late in the match, but could not muster any set wins as they were swept by the Hatchets at the Jim Miazga Community Gymnasium.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Outdoors
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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Invasive Species Poster Contest now open
This year's Invasive Species Poster Contest is open for entries. Each year posters drawn by children from across the Northwoods are displayed in the Oneida County Courthouse near the Zoning and Land and Water Conservation Department offices. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Muskellunge study looks at age and growth rates
At last month's Natural Resources Board (NRB) meeting, Department of Natural Resources fisheries research team leader Greg Sass presented information to the board regarding the current Muskellunge And Growth Project. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Natural Resources Board shortens grouse season with an emergency rule
At last month's Natural Resources Board (NRB) meeting, the board was presented with an emergency rule to shorten the grouse hunting season. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 6, 2018
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Fish LIke A Girl
The Wisconsin Headwaters Invasives Partnership (WHIP) is a non-profit group dedicated to helping stop the spread of terrestrial invasives. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 6, 2018
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Fall Color Report
Rain and cold temperatures have made short work of the color in the Northwoods. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 6, 2018
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Education
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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RHS choral students participate in 'Real Men Sing'
The gentlemen of the Rhinelander High School choir program boarded a bus to Milwaukee last week to take part in the Real Men Sing event hosted by the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. (subscriber access)

Saturday, October 6, 2018
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RHS gearing up for homecoming


Saturday, September 29, 2018
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Ripco 'Run Back to School' and playscape dedication bring community to CAVOC
Saturday, Sept. 22 was a special day at the Cedric A. Vig Outdoor Classroom as the School District of Rhinelander collaborated with the YMCA of the Northwoods and several local businesses to organize a 5K Run/Walk and dedicate the most recent edition to one of the district's most popular educational facilities. (subscriber access)

Saturday, September 29, 2018
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