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Monday, June 24, 2019
The Rebels pounded out 12 runs on nine hits in the first inning, more than enough to make a winner out of Jacob Dreifuerst in a 17-4 rout over Northwoods in a Great Northern Legion Conference game at Stafford Field.


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School board to hear building, dome presentations Monday evening
Two weeks after a historic vote approving the construction of an indoor athletic facility, the School District of Rhinelander Board of Education will hear presentations Monday evening from contractors who specialize in building the two types of structures it is considering for the new facility - air-powered domes and steel buildings. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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News
One killed in Sugar Camp crash
One person is dead following a vehicle versus tree crash on County Highway H in the town of Sugar Camp.

Sunday, June 23, 2019
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Step therapy reform legislation heads to governor
The state Assembly this week unanimously passed legislation which supporters say will improve the insurer process known as step therapy and allow greater access to needed medications for patients with chronic conditions. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Mayor seeks to form ad hoc committee on property, infrastructure
Rhinelander Mayor Chris Frederickson is looking for persons interested in serving on a new ad hoc committee that will review property and infrastructure projects in the city. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Federal racketeering suit filed against LdF Tribal lenders
Lac du Flambeau Tribal lenders are being accused of perpetrating a usury scam with internet loans at interest rates with more than 600 percent annual percentage rate, according to a recently filed class action complaint in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Minocqua Island Swim Challenge to benefit local public safety dive team
The 2019 Minocqua Island Swim Challenge will be held Saturday, June 29 at Torpy Park in downtown Minocqua.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Supreme Court won't hear Martinson appeal
The Wisconsin Supreme Court will not review the sentencing decision in the double homicide case of Ashlee Martinson, the young Oneida County woman convicted of murdering her mother and stepfather in their rural Piehl home in March 2015. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Michigan man charged in Oneida County internet child sex sting
A 28-year-old Crystal Falls, Mich. man has been charged in Oneida County Circuit Court with attempting to use a computer to facilitate a child sex crime and attempted sexual assault of a child under the age of 16. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Community
Local musician Anthony Lux in concert June 26
Things will be hoppin' down by the river in downtown Rhinelander Wednesday, June 26, with Anthony Lux at the bandshell near Trig's for a Concert on the Riverwalk starting at 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Ascension Donates $10,000 to Support Northwoods Transit Service
Recognizing the need to expand access to public transportation services in the Northwoods, Ascension Wisconsin has made a $10,000 donation to Northwoods Transit Connections.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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James Beck Cancer Center welcomes radiation oncologist
Ascension has welcomed Darryl Barton, MD, a radiation oncologist with Radiation Oncology Specialists, to the staff at the James Beck Cancer Center at Ascension St. Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Relay for Life Northern Lights July 26, 27 in Minocqua
The American Cancer Society is calling on all community members to participate in the annual Relay For Life Northern Lights on July 26 and 27 at Lakeland Union High School, in Minocqua. Be part of the fight and beat cancer, organizers said in a press release.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Library to host annual tea party, air-powered rocket program
Registrations are being accepted for the 16th annual Library Tea Party to be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. June 26 at the Rhinelander District Library. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Ripco Credit Union supports Rhinelander Fourth of July parade
Ripco Credit Union is once again supporting the Rhinelander Fourth of July Parade.

Diane Sowinski, Ripco's Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, recently presented an $800 check to parade organizer Dale Schlieve, on behalf of Leathernecks of the North. (subscriber access)


Thursday, June 20, 2019
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GB's Dance Band to open summer concert series in Three Lakes
GB's Dance Band will kick off the summer Concerts in the Park series at Cy Williams Park in Three Lakes on Tuesday evening, June 25. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Opinions
Our view
And around and around they go, the Oneida-Vilas Transit Commission and the Oneida County Board of Supervisors. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Holperin offers rebuttal to Stewardship program editorial
To the Editor:

In a recent editorial, the River News complained about all that is wrong with the state budget currently under review at the Capitol. (subscriber access)


Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Writer urges support for Medicaid expansion
To the Editor:

Wisconsin has the chance to benefit in so many ways by expanding Medicaid. (subscriber access)


Saturday, June 15, 2019
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Our view
Gov. Tony Evers has called his budget proposal, which is now thankfully dead, a "people's budget," but it was anything but a blessing for hard-working Wisconsinites. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Our view
As we report in today's edition, there's a lot more at stake in the various challenges to laws passed in an Extraordinary Session of the Legislature last December, when lawmakers clipped the wings of the incoming governor and attorney general, than the legality of the session itself. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 6, 2019
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Reader: Times are 'a-changin'
On August 20, 2018, a 15-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, skipped school. She felt compelled to make a difference about the issue that would determine her future: the climate crisis. The adults sure weren't doing enough.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Our view
In Great Britain, there is such a thing known as the Shadow Cabinet, technically the Official Opposition Shadow Cabinet, wherein senior members of the out-of-power opposition party assume corresponding cabinet roles and scrutinize their peers who are actually in power. (subscriber access)

Thursday, May 30, 2019
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Sports
Babe Ruth Roundup
A strong first inning proved to be enough of a cushion for Rhinelander Green Thursday night as it fended off Three Lakes 5-2 in Northwoods Babe Ruth Senior League play.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Snowshoe baseball returns
Summer is here and the pies are ready. It is time for snowshoe baseball in the Northwoods.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Photo: Eastbay 7-on-7
Members of the Rhinelander High School football team traveled to Wausau East Saturday, June 15 for the annual Eastbay 7-on-7 football tournament.



Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Babe Ruth Roundup
Laser Pros came alive for seven runs over their final three at-bats to earn an 8-0 win over Crandon Tuesday at Stafford Field.



Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Team review: RHS boys' tennis
There was plenty behind the Hodags' sixth consecutive Great Northern Conference title. It took a number of factors falling into place.



Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Photo: Webb records ace at Pinewood
Marty Webb aced the 99-yard, par-3 third hole at Pinewood Country Club on Father's Day, using a gap wedge.

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Hodag hoops looking to pick up the pace in offeseason
Following the Rhinelander High School boys' basketball team's first sub-.500 season since 2010-11, the Hodags are hoping that picking up the pace will help an undersized squad be more successful next season.



Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Outdoors
RASTA Rally held at Washburn Lake trail area
Joe Belanger III taught his son, Joey, to ride a bike when he was four years old, and it didn't take much. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Naural Reaction: Students get fired up at Nicolet College
The winds were howling on the Point at Nicolet College on the evening of June 12. The peninsula that juts out from the campus into Lake Julia was about the toughest place in Oneida County that night to try to start a fire, but that was just fine for the group I was with as they were there to put their fire making skills to the test, and the gusty breeze only added to the challenge. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Walleyes for Tomorrow improves spawning habitat on Lake Minocqua
Walleye habitat on Lake Minocqua received a ton of help this past week, literally, as 180,000 pounds of rocks were placed into Stacks Bay on Tuesday to form a fresh spawning bed for walleye. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Central Wisconsin River Series coming to Willow Flowage this weekend
The Central Wisconsin River Series anglers from across the state have been fishing in the Northwoods for several years now, but they will head to the Willow Flowage this weekend for only the second time. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Lake Where You Live: Making wakes
Go to any meeting these days where lake issues are discussed and you're all but guaranteed to hear two words: Wake boats.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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The mysterious ways of wolves
Over the centuries humans have established a fascinating bond with dogs. The two species don't share a language, yet have an uncanny ability to accurately understand each other's moods, mannerisms, and movements. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 15, 2019
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Natural Reaction
The trees were flush with fresh leaves at the Little Turtle Flowage outside of Mercer last Saturday, which resulted in a beautiful, gleaming green border surrounding the wetlands, but made for tough birding conditions. It's not that the birds were not there. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 15, 2019
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Education
Nicolet College announces dean's list for spring semester 2019
Numerous students from Rhinelander and the surrounding area earned a place on the Nicolet College dean's list for the spring semester of 2019.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Crescent Elementary School students learn about citizenship
During the month of May, Crescent Elementary School focused on the character trait of "Citizenship", school officials said in a press release. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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District announces Rhinelander elementary school tour schedule
With the new grade configuration at Rhinelander elementary schools for the 2019-2020 school year, the School District of Rhinelander is offering opportunities for families to visit and tour their new school, district officials said in a press release. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 8, 2019
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RHS France 2020 group to raffle off Elton John concert tickets
Sir Elton John was scheduled to perform in Milwaukee on Feb. 19, and two local residents had planned to attend.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Students learn about solar system through planetarium visit
Northwoods Community Elementary School students enjoyed a lesson on the solar system at the planetarium located in the Wausau West High School May 21.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Top welders
Rhinelander High School students Jed Dart and Nick Cates recently competed in a welding competition at Nicolet Area Technical College.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Rhinelander High School seniors receive scholarships totaling over $230,000
On May 19, the Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation, in conjunction with Rhinelander High School, hosted the annual Rhinelander Community Scholarship Awards in the John & Dori Brown Performing Arts Center at RHS. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 25, 2019
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