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October 13, 2019

Public gets first look at Pioneer Park concept plan
contributed imagePictured is the Pioneer Park concept plan created by Justin Frahm of JSD Professional Services. A public input session on the future of the park was held Oct. 1.
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Pictured is the Pioneer Park concept plan created by Justin Frahm of JSD Professional Services. A public input session on the future of the park was held Oct. 1.
Rhinelander residents and other interested parties got their first look this past week at ideas generated by Justin Frahm of JSD Professional Services for the future of Pioneer Park. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, October 8, 2019


Fire in Town of Crescent
Numerous fire and resque squads are currently on scene of a structure fire at 6670 Fire Tower Road in the town of Crescent. According to scanner traffic, no one was home at the time of the fire being called into Oneida dispatch. We will report more when additional information becomes available. Heather Schaefer/River News photograph
Sunday, October 13, 2019

Winter is coming
In the space of a couple hours Friday morning, Rhinelander area residents endured a 20-degree drop in temperature, with snow in the forecast for the evening, signaling the approach of winter. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 12, 2019

New paramedic training program comes to Nicolet College
A higher level of emergency care will soon be available throughout the Northwoods with the launch in January of a new EMT-Paramedic training program at Nicolet College. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Commission reviews Hodag Park master plan
Merrill may be known as the "city of parks" but the city of Rhinelander is making it known that its public recreational facilities are a priority as well. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 12, 2019

First city budget workshop derailed by lack of quorum
The City of Rhinelander Common Council hit a roadblock Monday evening just as it was set to delve into the process of fashioning its municipal budget for 2020. (subscriber access)
Thursday, October 10, 2019

One last Round?
The 2019 golf season is coming to an end, with just a few days left for players to take to a local course in search of one of last round. (subscriber access)
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Disc golf tournament benefits Wild Instincts
Wild Instincts animal rehabilitation recently received a donation from the Rookery Run Fall Challenge Disc Golf Tournament co-director, Jackie Cody. (subscriber access)
Thursday, October 10, 2019

No members of general public rode transit's public route to Winter Park
When the Wisconsin Department of Transportation gave the Northwoods Transit Commission its blessing for a pilot program to give the LUHS Nordic ski team daily transportation to and from Winter Park and the high school in 2017, there was an important caveat. (subscriber access)
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Evers, Hughes kick off statewide tour at Printpack
Governor Tony Evers is taking Missy Hughes, the new secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), on a tour of the state this week to introduce her to local and regional economic development leaders and the first stop Monday was Rhinelander's Printpack facility. (subscriber access)
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Oneida County drug take back set for Oct. 26
Law enforcement agencies in Oneida County will be participating in a drug take back program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. (subscriber access)
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Governor tours PrintPack
Governor Tony Evers and Missy Hughes, secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), toured the Rhinelander Printpack facility Monday as part of a series of events highlighting the state's economic development efforts.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Easy metal
More than 600 eighth-grade students from across the Northwoods stepped out of their classrooms Wednesday for a look at the potential careers waiting for them after they finish their education. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Gas line rupture
The Rhinelander Fire Department was dispatched to an address on Monico Street a block east of Stevens Street at about 2 p.m. Wednesday when a gas line to the house was broken by construction workers.
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Paint it green
The Rhinelander High School football team put the finishing touches on last week's Bell Game victory over Antigo with a long overdue makeover for the Bell trophy Tuesday during a pep assembly at the Jim Miazga Community Gymnasium. (subscriber access)
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Broadband, employment, housing: Heavy hitters at Northwoods Economic Development Summit
The phrase "lack of" was repeated frequently during lively discussions on housing, broadband, workforce and entrepreneurship at the Sept. 23 Northwoods Economic Development Summit at Nicolet College in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Report: Airport contributes over $35 million to local economy
The Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport has been called an economic engine for the area and the results of a recent study bolster the claim. (subscriber access)
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Woodruff man draws prison sentence in online child sex sting case
A 21-year-old Woodruff man will spend approximately four-and-a-half years in prison after pleading no contest Tuesday to a felony charge stemming from using a computer to arrange a sexual encounter with an undercover sheriff's detective posing as a 15-year-old female. (subscriber access)
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Man who sent explicit text messages to teen accepts plea deal, receives DEJ
A 30-year-old Rhinelander man who faced a felony charge of exposing a child to harmful descriptions after he allegedly sent a series of inappropriate text messages to a teenage relative received a deferred entry of judgment last month after entering a guilty plea. (subscriber access)
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Oneida public works debates Kemp Street speed limit
One of Rhinelander's main gateways, Kemp Street, has a new look and county officials are beginning the process of evaluating the speed limit in that area. (subscriber access)
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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Project North completes inaugural run
The Project North festival wrapped up its inaugural run Saturday, bringing to an end a three-day extravaganza of musical performances, art demonstrations and hands-on events, speakers on various topics related to sustainability and family-friendly events in downtown Rhinelander. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Homecoming royalty
Jeb Skubal and Carmen Ibarra were named Rhinelander High School's homecoming king and queen during a pep assembly at the Jim Miazga Community Gymnasium Friday afternoon, Sept. 27, 2019. (subscriber access)
Saturday, September 28, 2019

City Council changes seating order
The Rhinelander Common Council addressed what its agenda referred to as a "special order of business" Monday evening when it designated where each member should be seated in the council chambers. (subscriber access)
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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Community rallies after fire destroys smoker at CT's Deli
If you own a restaurant, the absolute worse time to have a fire in your meat smoker would be during the dinner rush. (subscriber access)
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Mother Nature at Eco Village
Margaret Gerhard of Fence, Wis., who goes by the pseudonym of "Mother Nature" was manning her booth in Project North's Eco Village bright and early Friday morning. (subscriber access)
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Attorney: Bilogan will file notice of claim against Oneida County
The attorney representing former Oneida County forestry director John Bilogan said this past week his client will file a notice of claim for damages against the county, alleging that the county laid down an ultimatum that Bilogan retire or the county would hire an outside counsel to prosecute him internally. (subscriber access)
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Practice makes perfect
The Rhinelander High School marching band practiced their halftime routine Wednesday morning indoors because of inclement weather in preparation for Friday's homecoming game against Antigo. (subscriber access)
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Project North festival to celebrate music, art, sustainability
Over 30 bands will perform on six stages this weekend during the inaugural Project North festival. Also planned are an array of presentations, exhibits, tours and activities to be held throughout the downtown Feb. 26-29. (subscriber access)
Thursday, September 26, 2019

City Council approves dispatch MOU, hires new attorney
The City of Rhinelander and Oneida County have come to an agreement on dispatch and related services. (subscriber access)
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Superior Diesel makes second donation to sports complex
The Hodag Schools Foundation (HSF) announced Wednesday that Superior Diesel, Inc. has donated $100,000 to the foundation to be earmarked for the Hodag Sports Complex. (subscriber access)
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Complaint details case against motorist who crashed into Pioneer Park
A 28-year-old Menasha man accused of crashing his vehicle at Rhinelander's Pioneer Park Saturday evening after fleeing police was reported to be driving all over the road and into oncoming traffic before the accident took place, according to the criminal complaint. (subscriber access)
Thursday, September 26, 2019


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