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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Sen. Tiffany: Evers' Foxconn position threatens job creation
A day after Gov. Tony Evers announced he wants to renegotiate the state's contract with Foxconn, Northwoods state Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) said the governor is shutting the door to business growth around the state. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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News
Hodag Water Shows files claim against city over damaged ski jump ramp
At the end of March, Rhinelander parks director Jeremy Biolo discovered that the ski jump ramp belonging to the Hodag Water Shows (HWS) that is stored at Hodag Park had suffered severe damage. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Public's help sought in dog, wildlife fatal poisoning cases in northern Wisconsin counties
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service are seeking the public's help in solving several cases involving the poisoning deaths of domestic dogs and wildlife since December. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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'Pier' pressure at Minocqua Town Board meeting
At its April 16 meeting, the Minocqua Town Board discussed an update from the Oneida County Planning and Zoning department regarding the status of a pier system on the northwest side of Thoroughfare bridge, but tabled making a decision on recommending enforcement of the county's pier ordinance. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Forest County deputies find body of missing man
Forest County deputies located the body of a deceased man Friday evening.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Breaking: One of five city employees who signed 'no confidence' letter resigns
Rhinelander city administrator Daniel Guild's administrative assistant Stephanie Rajnicek, one of five people who signed a "no confidence" declaration last month questioning the administrator's ability to lead the city, has resigned.



Monday, April 22, 2019
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Forest County deputies find body of missing man
Forest County deputies located the body of a deceased man Friday evening.

According to a press release issued by sheriff John Dennee, dispatch received a call just before 6 p.m. Friday reporting a vehicle off the roadway near the intersection of State Highway 32 and Strong Road in the Town of Argonne.


Sunday, April 21, 2019
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Transit commission searching for solution to audit requirement
The Oneida-Vilas Transit Commission, which oversees Northwoods Transit Connections, is in a pickle. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Community
Performing in 'The Crucible' a dream come true for Lynch
Actor Charles Lynch has performed in more than 70 different plays with seven different theater troupes over the past 25 years. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Veterans Benefits Expo in Rhinelander April 26
A multi-county Veterans Benefits Expo is being held at the Army National Guard Armory, 1136 Adams Way in Rhinelander from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 26. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Space still available for Alive to Life conference
Older adults from across the north who want to "stay alive for as long as they live" are invited to attend the fifteenth annual "Alive to Life" event being held on Wednesday, May 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Rouman Cinema in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Nimsgern Funeral hosts end-of-life seminar May 2
The public is invited to enjoy lunch and learn about end-of-life planning from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services in Woodruff. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Hospice Memory Bear program welcomes new volunteer sewers in Rhinelander
Ascension at Home is in need of more sewers to create memory bears for families of hospice patients. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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OCHS Furball April 27
The Oneida County Humane Society's (OCHS) sixth annual Furball will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Whitetail Inn of St. Germain. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Northwoods Choraliers to share 'Sounds of Spring' May 4
The Northwoods Choraliers will perform a concert, "Sounds of Spring" at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the First Congregational Church in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Opinions
Reader shares thoughts on ATVs in the city of Rhinelander
To the Editor:

Rhinelander can not be designated primarily as a tourist town like surrounding municipalities. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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'Real democracy'
To the Editor:

There are a few simple principles of an authentic democracy. One person, one vote. Every vote is equal.


Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Justice is blind and corrupt
To the Editor:

It is said "Justice is Blind". Nowhere is that more true than in Chicago. An actor, Jussie Smollett, stages a fake hate crime, and hires two African-American men to fake a verbal and physical attack on Smollett.


Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Our view
Well, the Petco fiasco is behind us, and we have a lot more to say about that topic another time, but what caught our eye in Tuesday's county board debate were remarks by supervisor Bob Mott, when he talked about why the county needed to keep the Petco study committee going. (subscriber access)

Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Reader supports city employees
I don't feel I am seeing the transparency we were promised during the mayoral campaign and it is so disillusioning.
(1 comments)


Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW: Don't purge records of expunged cases
Wisconsin legislators are looking to reform current law governing the expungement of criminal records.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
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Open Book meetings start this month
We would like to remind property taxpayers to talk with their assessor or attend their Town/City Open Book meeting to review the assessment roll if they question the assessed value of their property.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
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Sports
Hodags go winless at SPASH Invite
The Rhinelander High School boys' tennis team did not have the day it was looking for Saturday against three Division 1 programs. The Hodags went 0-3 on the day at the SPASH Invite in Stevens Point, winning only five matches in the process.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Shoutouts & Callouts
April 16, 2019 will mark the day that the Northern Edge and Lakeland co-ops were officially wed in girls' hockey matrimony. The date marks an important, but omnious day for the Northern Edge and Lakeland - and girls' hockey in general in the state.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Hayward addition eases GNC's football scheduling challenges
According to new RHS football coach Aaron Kraemer and activities director Brian Paulson, scheduling concerns are alleviated not only for the GNC, but statewide, now that the WIAA Board of Control has officially approved the creation of football-only conferences beginning in 2020.

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Photos: Figure skating competition and testing
The Rhinelander Figure Skating Club held its annual Basic Skills competition and test session April 13 and 14 at the Rhinelander Ice Arena.



Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Photos: Signs of spring?
After several weeks of being stuck indoors, a number Rhinelander High School sports teams were finally able to make their way outside this week.



Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Youth swim lessons to be offered at RHS
The School District of Rhinelander will offer youth swim lessons beginning next month at Rhinelander High School's Heck Family Community Pool.

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Weather tracker
The number of Rhinelander High School varsity spring sporting events canceled, postponed or relocated due to the winter weather. (Updated 4/18)

Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Outdoors
Turkey season begins
For turkey hunters whose minds have been gobbled up with visions of bagging a long beard, the wait is over. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Natural reaction
As my nephew, Truman Leisses, and I climbed our way up a massive hill through the early morning darkness last Saturday, the gobbles of turkeys, the colloquial cries of sandhill cranes and the honking of geese blended into perfect prehistoric harmony. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Vilas county CDAC sets a 200 antlerless deer quota for 2019 deer season
In March, the Vilas County Deer Advisory Council, which is overseeing a three-year plan to maintain the population of the county's deer herd, set a preliminary antlerless deer quota of 200 deer to meet its 2019 population goal. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Natural Resources Board approves 2019 migratory bird structure
Earlier this month, Taylor Finger, the Department of Natural Resources migratory game bird ecologist, presented the 2019 migratory bird season framework to the Natural Resources Board (NRB). (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Northwoods Wildlife Center celebrates 40th season with a baby shower
The Northwoods Wildlife Center is preparing for its 40th baby season by holding a baby shower. Spring has finally sprung and many of the hibernating mammals and reptiles are waking up from a very long winters nap. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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WFT and GLIFWC to do walleye count on Lake Minocqua
Walleye on the Minocqua chain of lakes are a treasure to all who fish them, and never has that been more apparent than over the last four years when an unprecedented collaboration of conservation groups, tribes, and government has been conducting a massive effort to strengthen their population. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 13, 2019
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Natural reaction: Seeing eye to eye with severe storms
Spring storms will soon be hovering above the Northwoods, and thankfully, there will be plenty of trained, local eyes on the skies watching for signs of severe weather. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 13, 2019
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Education
RHS students enter annual Congressional Art Competition
Two students enrolled in Mr. Josh Calhoun's Painting II class at Rhinelander High School recently entered their original artwork into the 2019 Congressional Art Competition which will be held in Wausau. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Kiwanis Honors Fab Lab members
The Kiwanis Club of Rhinelander recently honored members of the RHS Fab Lab. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation to host Spring Fling for Scholarships
The Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation will host an evening of fun and fundraising Thursday, April 25 at Brown Street 151 in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Intense learning for Hodags during 2019 Spring Break in Spain
Yes, 27 students from the Spanish Club of Rhinelander High School (RHS) visited the land of Cervantes, España. Led by trip leader Señora Mara Krueger and assisted by chaperones Taylor Kloehn, Linda Goldsworthy, Denise Zalewski and Kelli Jacobi. These students had the time of their lives on a tour of Toledo, Granada, Ronda, Seville, Córdoba and Madrid.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
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Rhinelander teacher Lori Linsmeyer receives Herb Kohl Foundation Award
A $6,000 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2019 Teacher Fellowship was presented to Lori Linsmeyer, teacher at Crescent Elementary School in Rhinelander, at a recognition luncheon hosted by Herb Kohl, Wisconsin philanthropist and businessman.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
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RHS junior class planning 'Spring in Tokyo' prom
The members of the Rhinelander High School Junior prom court are busy planning prom that will take place Saturday, April 27. The dance starts at 7 p.m. and will last until 11 p.m., with the Grand March at 10 p.m.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
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James Williams Middle School announces National History Day state qualifiers
Alex Johnson holds the Golden Ticket to the National History Day state competition in the Paper Category.
Alex Johnson holds the Golden Ticket to the National History Day state competition in the Paper Category.
For the sixth year in a row, James Williams Middle School has qualified student historians for a trip to the state National History Day competition. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 6, 2019
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