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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Gov. Scott Walker, in the middle of a campaign for a third term in office, visited with supporters in Eagle River Sunday as part of a statewide "Wisconsin's Working Bus Tour." (subscriber access)


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Oneida County property taxes headed north
The Oneida County administration committee approved a 2019 county budget last Thursday which would increase the county's property tax by 1.9 percent in 2019, or $313,663. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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News
UW-Extension, OCEDC host second mining discussion
On Nov. 6, Oneida County voters will find the following non-binding referendum question on their general election ballot: "After performing their due diligence, should Oneida County allow leasing of County owned lands in the Town of Lynne for the purpose of metallic mineral exploration, prospecting, bulk sampling and mining?" (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Newbold board hears other side to no-wake dispute
The Newbold Town Board is caught between two factions of Pickerel Lake residents over a proposed no-wake zone. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Sex offender to be released in Forest County
A convicted sex offender will be released to Forest County later this month.

According to a Forest County sheriff's department press release, Jeffrey Levasseur is expected to be released Oct. 25 and will reside at 8901 Sand Lake Road in Crandon. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Lake Tomahawk to exit the Minocqua chamber
Eight years after the Lake Tomahawk Town Board voted to join the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce, members of the current town board voted last week to break away from the organization. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Woodruff man accused of making terrorist threats to law enforcement released on signature bond
A 46-year-old Woodruff man charged with making terrorist threats against law enforcement was bound over for trial Friday morning. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Lake Tomahawk town board views building plans
Lake Tomahawk officials are continuing to explore the possibility of expanding the Ralph F. Sloan Community Center. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Oneida County drug take back set for Oct. 27
Law enforcement agencies in Oneida County will be participating in a drug take back program later this month. (subsriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Community
Dall to lead senior group on nature hike
The Y Golden Adventurers will enjoy a nature hike at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 on the McNaughton Trail. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Marshfield Clinic to host free advance directives sessions in Minocqua
Each day, in northern Wisconsin and elsewhere, families are forced to face a variety of health care crises that require them to make critical decisions for their loved ones. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Marshfield Clinic to host free advance directives sessions in Minocqua
Each day, in northern Wisconsin and elsewhere, families are forced to face a variety of health care crises that require them to make critical decisions for their loved ones. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Memory Cafe meets Oct. 18
The Dewey Decimal System is still how library books are catalogued, though much has changed in recent years in what resources libraries have to offer. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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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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Opinions
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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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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Sports
Flory 4th, Hodag teams 5th at GNC cross country meet
Rhinelander's Bridger Flory finished fourth Saturday, highlighting the day for the RHS cross country team as it placed fifth in both the boys' and girls' divisions as the host school for the 2018 conference race.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Lakeland edges Rhinelander 24-18 in season finale
Lakeland's Jake Rexroade caught a pair of touchdown passes, including one that proved to be the game-winner, as the Thunderbirds defeated Rhinelander 24-18 Friday in the Northwoods Axe Game at River Valley Bank Field.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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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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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
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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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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