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May 27, 2023

Appeals court upholds stepmother's conviction in toddler death case
The District III Court of Appeals in Wausau has denied an appeal filed by a former Newbold woman convicted of first-degree reckless homicide in the death of her toddler stepson. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 26, 2023

Final Bow
Members of the Northwoods School of Dance performed a recital "Snow White and the Seven Maidens and Specialty Favorites" on Saturday, May 20. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 26, 2023

Former town official sentenced to probation in election fraud case
Former Newbold town supervisor Jim Staskiewicz was sentenced Tuesday to three years probation after pleading no contest to one count of election fraud, a Class I felony. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 26, 2023

Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital Foundation donates life-saving equipment to Rhinelander Fire Department
The Rhinelander Fire Department (RFD) has new life-saving technology thanks to a donation from the Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital Foundation.
Friday, May 26, 2023

Oneida County resolution gives Pelican River easement supporters an opening
News analysis

On a 12-6 vote with two abstaining, the Oneida County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution two weeks ago opposing the state's proposed conservation easement purchase in the Pelican River Forest, but a number of equivocations may have given an unintentional boost to easement supporters. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 26, 2023

Woodruff man charged with attempted homicide in parking lot shooting
A 27-year-old Woodruff man is being held in the Oneida County jail on a $100,000 cash bond in connection with a shooting in the parking lot of the Minocqua Wal-Mart store on May 21. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 26, 2023

Help appears on the way for local prosecutors
It's been a long time in coming, but help finally appears to be on the way for local prosecutor offices around the state. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 26, 2023

Man drowns in Black Oak Lake in Vilas County
A 62-year-old Colorado man drowned Monday in Black Oak Lake in the town of Land O' Lakes. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 26, 2023

County prevails in jail death lawsuit
A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit brought by the family of a 20-year-old man who took his own life while an inmate in the Oneida County jail. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Welcome Home Ceremony
The Northwoods Honor Guard stands in position for the Welcome Home Ceremony, an event held Thursday, May 18, in association with The Wall That Heals, a visiting exhibit hosted by Nicolet College. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Judge denies former sergeant's motion for transfer
Former Oneida County sheriff's sergeant Stetson Grant will remain an inmate in Marquette County after a judge on Thursday denied his motion for an order directing the sheriff to transfer him from Montello to the Oneida County jail. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

State legislature recognizes FORK with special citation
It's been an eventful couple weeks for Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK), first with a proclamation last week by Gov. Tony Evers celebrating Feed Our Rural Kids Week in the state May 15-21, and now with a special citation signed by Rep. Rob Swearingen and State Sen. Mary Felzkowski celebrating the program.
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Oneida County board passes resolution opposing proposed Pelican River Forest easement
On a 12-6 vote with two abstaining, the Oneida County Board of Supervisors passed an advisory resolution last week opposing the state's proposed conservation easement purchase in the Pelican River Forest, though the resolution's language left room for the possibility of negotiations and support for some compromise on the lands. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Virulent strain of avian flu leads to death for millions of birds
A lethal strain of bird flu has swept across the United States the past two years, leading to the deaths of tens of millions of birds, and the virus is back this spring, or, more accurately, it is still with us, meaning it survived the bitter winter months. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Plan commission denies annexation request after neighbors speak out
The City of Rhinelander plan commission on Tuesday denied an annexation petition brought by the owner of a property in the Town of Pelican. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 19, 2023

A splash of color
Scores of runners turned out at Mike Webster Stadium Saturday, May 13 for the inaugural color run sponsored by Rhinelander High School's HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) Club. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 19, 2023

Kuehl set to resolve child abuse case with no contest plea
The case against a 37-year-old Woodruff man accused of physically abusing his infant son is set to be resolved next week with a no contest plea to one count of physical abuse of a child causing great bodily harm. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 19, 2023

The Wall That Heals arrives in Rhinelander
The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica exhibit of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., arrived in Rhinelander Tuesday. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 19, 2023

Lakeland Times asks for probe of Fifield town board, supervisor's actions
The Lakeland Times is asking special prosecutor Tom Coaty to conduct an investigation into actions last year and in 2021 by the Fifield town board in which at least eight slow-no-wake buoys were illegally placed on the Pike Lake Chain of Lakes, six of which occurred last year on the channel connecting Pike and Round lakes. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 19, 2023

Minocqua's committee on housing and labor holds final meeting
Minocqua's ad hoc committee on housing and labor met one last time May 11 to put finishing touches on its final report it will present to the town board on May 23.

It was previously suggested to meet with the town board on May 16, but that changed following additional discussion last Thursday. (subscriber access)

Friday, May 19, 2023

St. Germain advances plan to open town roads to year-round ATV/UTV use
Supervisors in St. Germain voted unanimously during a town board meeting on Monday, May 8, to move forward a proposal which would include amending town ordinances to allow year-round ATV/UTV traffic on hard-surface roads. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 19, 2023

Council takes first step toward possible consolidated municipal building
The Rhinelander Common Council is considering whether to shift the center of city government from the historic City Hall building at 135 S. Stevens Street to a new consolidated municipal building in an as yet unidentified location. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Look both ways
Rhinelander area third-graders enjoyed a fun summer safety lesson Friday, May 12, 2023 as the YMCA of the Northwoods hosted the fifth annual Recreation Rodeo. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Summer Outdoor Adventure program to include new offerings
Anyone interested in exploring the outdoors and learning new skills is invited to attend any of the dozens of offerings in the upcoming Outdoor Adventure program at Nicolet College. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Grant files motion to serve sentence in local jail
An attorney for Stetson O. Grant, the former Oneida County sheriff's sergeant convicted of stalking and disorderly conduct in a domestic setting, has filed a motion requesting the former officer be allowed to serve his 90-day jail sentence in Oneida County. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

County to consider resolution opposing clawback of unobligated Covid funds
The Oneida County administration committee has approved and sent to the full county board a resolution - set to be debated this morning - that would oppose any federal efforts to take back unobligated federal Covid relief dollars. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Lac du Flambeau board cancels town meeting
The Lac du Flambeau town board, meeting in special session on May 8, canceled a meeting of the electors that was scheduled for Wednesday, May 10. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Supreme Court: Hospital didn't have to allow patient choice in treatment
Wisconsin's Supreme Court has ruled that a hospital did not have to allow a patient to take a physician-prescribed drug, even though the patient's power of attorney and family preferred that drug and the patient was not in a position to seek medical attention elsewhere. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Lake Tomahawk named a 'snowmobile friendly community'
During its May 10 meeting, the Lake Tomahawk town board formally accepted a "Snowmobile Friendly Community Award." (subscriber access)
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Council votes to waive Ohlson Lane special assessment
The Rhinelander Common Council voted 9-0 Monday evening to waive the "special assessment" of approximately $24,000 the owners of each residence on Ohlson Lane was to be charged in connection with the installation of city sewer and water lines in their neighborhood last year. (subscriber access)
Friday, May 12, 2023

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