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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Rhinelander shot less than 20 percent from the field and never really challenged Crandon in a 61-40 non-conference loss at the Crandon High School gym.


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Tran gets 15 years in toddler death case
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Convicted of taking the life of her toddler stepson, Ellen Tran was sentenced Tuesday to a prison term that will preclude her from raising her own children to adulthood. (subscriber access)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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News
Guild calls for reorganization of Rhinelander government
A little more than 60 days into his tenure as Rhinelander city administrator, Daniel Guild has had a chance to roll up his sleeves and get into the machinery of city government. (subscriber access)

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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RHS student brings styrofoam concerns to city's public works committee
Rhinelander High School student Maile Llanos addressed the city of Rhinelander Public Works committee Dec. 3 on the subject of styrofoam and its potential negative effects on the community. (subscriber access)

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Walker signals support of special-session bills
In a newsletter and Facebook post released this week, outgoing Gov. Scott Walker generally defended the bills passed by the GOP-dominated Legislature in special session last week as good public policy and dismissed any notion they represent a power grab by the Legislature. (subscriber access)

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Three Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes new executive director
The Three Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce has welcomed Collette Sorgel as its new executive director. (subscriber access)

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Duffy talks border security at town hall meeting
Just 30 days after he was re-elected to the U.S. House of Representative, Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wausau) was back in the state's 7th district Friday for a series of town hall meetings including a nearly hourlong discussion with constituents at the Oneida County Law Enforcement Center. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Whipsaw Bar and Grill seeing mixed winter success
One thing Green Golf Partners, the management firm the city of Rhinelander hired to run Northwood Golf Course, has changed this year as it looks to drum up revenue at the historically struggling course is the schedule for the food and beverage operation. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Broadband making tracks across Oneida County, reaching more and more remote locations
In just a handful of years, broadband wireless internet access has increased and reached all across Oneida County, thanks to the efforts of economic development and technological experts. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Community
Still reeling from the Project North Launch Party
After having a few days to reflect, we've had a chance to take in all the support and efforts from those who made the Project North Launch Party possible. (subscriber access)

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Rhinelander Lions build display for 'Lights' event
The Rhinelander Lions Club built a display of three Hodags pulling a Lions' sleigh that will be part of the Lights of the Northwoods event Dec 14-16 and Dec 21-23 in Hodag Park. (subscriber access)

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Food pantry within $810 of Social Media Challenge goal
The Rhinelander Area Food Pantry is within $810 of its Social Media Challenge goal, but more help is needed soon as the Crowdfunding Challenge ends on Dec. 15, the organization announced in a press release. (subscriber access)

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Ashlei Smith joins RE/MAX Property Pros
RE/MAX Property Pros has announced that Realtor® Ashlei Smith is the latest addition to the growing real estate franchise. (subscriber access)

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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2018 Ced Vig Holiday Book Fund campaign underway
The Rhinelander District Library Foundation (RDLF) kicked off its 33rd annual Ced Vig Holiday Book Fund campaign Dec. 1 and is asking for contributions to support the Rhinelander District Library's purchase of books in 2019. (subscriber access)

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Community organizations seek hobo stories for upcoming event
Five community organizations will host a free, community event to remember, learn, share and document the history of hobos in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Minocqua Dance to present 'The Magical Nutcracker' Dec. 15
Minocqua Dance will present 'The Magical Nutcracker' a fun, family holiday performance of ballet and jazz Saturday, Dec. 15 at Lakeland Union High School. (subscriber access)

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Opinions
Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault issues statement on Ellen Tran sentencing
It has been an honor and a privilege to work with Lori Edwards and her family throughout the pendency of the trial of Ellen Tran.

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Reader urges Wisconsinites to wake up and demand better
To the Editor:

When are the people of Wisconsin going to wake up and demand better? I would say "demand better from our elected representatives" but I do not believe that most of them are here due to the results of fair elections.


Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Reader remembers those who served
To the Editor:

What a good article for the holidays: (Nov. 27, 2018 River News) honoring our veterans that are no longer with us, because they chose to join the forces in all wars, to defend us. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Wisconsin Republicans should be ashamed
To the Editor:

Wisconsin's Republican Party has just made crystal clear its basic political strategy: obstruct democracy and thwart the will of the people. (subscriber access)


Saturday, December 8, 2018
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Tony Evers, the Gov.-elect of ... what?
If you listen to the governor-elect these days, and to his Democratic allies, the calling of a special session to consider reforms the Legislature didn't get around to before the election is nothing short of a coup d'etat.

Thursday, December 6, 2018
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Reader sounds off on Lynne mining vote
To the Editor:

On Nov. 6, 62.6 percent of voters in our county advised our county government not to lease the Lynne site for a sulfide mine on our county forest. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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Maintaining election integrity and security
To the Editor:

Many of us may still have mid-term election fatigue, but we would like to bring to your attention that Republican state leaders are considering changing the date of the 2020 Presidential Primary during this lame duck session. (subscriber access)


Saturday, December 1, 2018
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Sports
Rhinelander gymnasts down Chequamegon in GNC Small opener
Rhinelander outscored Chequamegon in every event and defeated the Screaming Eagles 112.825-89.25 in a dual meet at the Jim Miazga Community Gymnasium.

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Hodag swimmers sweep Shawano, become GNC's lone unbeaten
The Hodags took all 11 events and cruised to a 107-60 win over Shawano in a GNC dual at Shawano High School.

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Boys bowlers pick up win over Merrill JV
The Rhinelander/Elcho high school boys' club bowling team bounced back Sunday with a 6 1/2-2 1/2 win over Merrill's JV squad during a Wisconsin High School Bowling Club District 9 meet at Coral Lanes in Rothschild.

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Girls' swim team win fall strength training challenge
The Rhinelander High School girls' swim team was recently recognized as the best RHS fall sports team when it came to its dedication to the weight room.

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Candlelight Ski set for Dec. 28
The Northwoods Nordic Ski Club is sponsoring its annual Candlelight Ski from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28. The event will be held at the Community Ski Trails at Rhinelander High School on Coolidge Avenue.

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Fortier, Lakeland finally beat Hodags 74-59
In his seventh season at the helm of the Lakeland Union High School boys' basketball team, former Rhinelander High School boys' basketball coach Rich Fortier finally has a win over his old team.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Hodag hockey picks up wins over Marshfield, Ashwaubenon
The Rhinelander High School boys' hockey team found a way to win difficult back-to-back home contests over the weekend, defeating Marshfield 6-4 Friday night and Ashwaubenon 1-0 Saturday afternoon at the Rhinelander Ice Arena.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Outdoors
Northwoods Wildlife Center successfully releases another bald eagle
The Northwoods Wildlife Center (NWC) recently released another bald eagle back into the wild. The eagle was admitted on Aug. 23 of this year, according to Amanda Walsh, director of wildlife rehabilitation at NWC. (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 8, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
According to the Department of Natural Resources website, "Fall 2016 marked the beginning of the largest and most comprehensive deer research project ever undertaken in Wisconsin: The Southwest Wisconsin CWD, Deer and Predator Study." (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 8, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
According to the Department of Natural Resources website, "Fall 2016 marked the beginning of the largest and most comprehensive deer research project ever undertaken in Wisconsin: The Southwest Wisconsin CWD, Deer and Predator Study." (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 8, 2018
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Early ice can bring great results
Early ice can be a great time to go fishing in northern Wisconsin. (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 8, 2018
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The Lake Where You Live
One favorite part of my winter is a walk around my entire lake on the snow-covered ice. (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 8, 2018
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Number of wildlife watchers increases 20 percent nationally
The number of wildlife watchers increased 20 percent nationally from 2011 to 2016, with birds being their overwhelming favorite and most often observed at backyard feeders, according to a recently released federal outdoor recreation survey. (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 8, 2018
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Fish Like A Girl
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) seems to be making its way north. (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 1, 2018
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Education
RHS construction trades class builds house for Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity and the Rhinelander High School construction trades class have joined forces to build a home for a family in need. The 1,267 square-foot, three-bedroom home will eventually be located at the intersection of Crescent and Phillip streets in Rhinelander, according to Jeff Musson, architect and chairman of the Habitat for humanity Northwoods Wisconsin Affiliate. (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 8, 2018
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November Students of the month
Rhinelander High School recently announced its November Students of the Month. (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 8, 2018
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EDUCATION PAGE SUBMISSIONS
The Northwoods River News and Diel Insurance are working together to produce a weekly Education page featuring articles and photos illustrating the varied activities taking place in local schools.

Thursday, December 6, 2018
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Miazga receives Distinguished Alumni Award from UW-Oshkosh
Jim Miazga of Rhinelander received a 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in ceremonies Oct. 19-20 at the UWO Alumni Welcome and Conference Center and on the field during halftime of the Titan homecoming football game. (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 1, 2018
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Schools to host holiday concerts
Rhinelander students are preparing to perform holiday concerts this month. (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 1, 2018
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Nicolet to hold Quick Start event Dec. 5
Nicolet College will hold a Quick Start event Wednesday, Dec. 5, for anyone looking to enroll at the college, which now features a growing number of highly-flexible academic programs. (subscriber access)

Saturday, December 1, 2018
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Changing lives: Mentoring at Central Intermediate School
Every week, volunteers from the community show up at Central Intermediate School to build relationships with fourth- and fifth-grade students. These 20 or so volunteers are the foundation for our mentoring program at Central. These mentors have made the incredible commitment to mentor a child in our community by giving their time each week to meet with a student at Central and play a game, do a craft, teach a new skill, or just talk about life. (Subscriber access)

Saturday, November 24, 2018
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