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February 17, 2020

City defendants answer Kingman wrongful termination lawsuit
The city of Rhinelander, its mayor Chris Frederickson, city administrator Daniel Guild and the four defendant council members have filed an answer to the wrongful termination lawsuit filed last month by former city public works director Tim Kingman. (subscriber access)
Saturday, January 4, 2020


Seeking a 'furever' home
Oneida County Humane Society volunteer Kathy Crawford plays with Auggie, a 1-year-old spayed female domestic shorthair, Thursday afternoon. (subscriber access)
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Dist. 5 City Council hopefuls share viewpoints
Voters in City of Rhinelander aldermanic district No. 5 will head to the polls Tuesday to winnow the field of three candidates for the seat currently held by Dawn Rog, who is stepping down from the council, from three to two. (subscriber access)
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Group backed by Bloomberg, Bezos spends heavily for Church
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A political action committee, or super PAC, funded by Jeff Bezos, Howard Schultz, and Michael Bloomberg, among others, is spending more than a half-million dollars to promote the election efforts of Jason Church in the seventh congressional district Republican primary, a Lakeland Times investigation shows. (subscriber access)

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Algoma woman identified as victim of fatal sled crash
The Oneida County Medical Examiner has released the name of the 29-year-old woman killed in a snowmobile accident last Saturday morning in the Town of Stella. (subscriber access)
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Council approves resolutions related to funding for ABX expansion project
The Rhinelander Common Council approved three resolutions Monday as it moves closer to finalizing its plan to help fund the planned 50,000- square foot expansion of local plastics company Advanced Barrier Extrusions (ABX). (subscriber access)
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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Lincoln Street Accident
Traffic on Lincoln Street was snarled for over 30 minutes Tuesday afternoon following a car versus semi accident at about 1:20 p.m. (subscriber access)
Thursday, February 13, 2020

St. Patrick's Day pub crawl expands to month-long celebration
Mark your calendars with a four-leaf clover (or maybe a dancing leprechaun), because the ninth annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Brown Street in downtown Rhinelander at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14. (subscriber access)
Thursday, February 13, 2020

29-year-old woman killed in Stella snowmobile accident
A 29-year-old woman was killed Saturday morning in a snowmobile accident in the Town of Stella, according to the Department of Natural Resources. (subscriber access)
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Fire destroys pole barn in Three Lakes
A fire destroyed a pole barn adjacent to Bonnie's Lakeside restaurant on Highway 32 in Three Lakes late Tuesday afternoon. (subscriber access)
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Taste of chocolate
Dale Lang opts to try the chocolate-covered bacon at CT's Deli, while Jan Vanderpoel finishes off her liquor-laced chocolate pudding, Friday evening, Feb. 7, 2020, during the annual Taste of Chocolate event. Numerous downtown Rhinelander businesses offered chocolate-themed goodies, as well as special sales, during the event. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

County zoning panel punts on Minocqua hotel plan
The Oneida County Zoning Committee refused to approve on Thursday, Feb. 6, a conditional use permit (CUP) application for a hotel development between U.S. Hwy. 51 and Lakeview Drive in Minocqua, but the committee didn't deny it, either, sending it back to the town for further review. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

'In poor condition and getting worse': A look at road conditions in the Lakeland area
It's no secret that many Wisconsin roads are in rough shape and the Lakeland area is no exception. To make matters worse, the situation often becomes more pronounced in the winter months, as areas that were repaired months earlier quickly buckle under the pressure of winter weather. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Late Afternoon Ride
A group of snowmobilers make their way down a trail that runs parallel to U.S. Highway 8 near Rhinelander Thursday afternoon Feb. 6, 2020. (subscriber access)
Saturday, February 8, 2020

Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce ready to roar into 2020s
Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce officials and members kicked off a new decade - and celebrated the best of 2019 - late last month with a Roaring 20s-themed banquet at Cabaret Cove in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)
Saturday, February 8, 2020

'I want this to be a destination district'
When Port Washington High School principal Eric Burke sat down with the Rhinelander school board Tuesday for his second interview for the position of district superintendent he had an opportunity to articulate his vision for the future of the local schools. (subscriber access)
Saturday, February 8, 2020

School board votes to offer superintendent position to Burke
The search for the next School District of Rhinelander superintendent is over as the district's board of education voted unanimously Tuesday evening to offer the job to Port Washington High School principal Eric Burke. (subscriber access)
Thursday, February 6, 2020

Patching Potholes
Public works employees, from left, Steve Smith and Dylan Speigelhoff spent Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, putting cold patch into potholes on Lincoln Street in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)
Thursday, February 6, 2020

NATH event raises $20,000 for Frederick Place
The nonprofit organization Northwoods Alliance for Temporary Housing (NATH) celebrated nine years in the community with an nniversary dinner Saturday evening at Cabaret Cove in Rhinelander. (subscriber access)
Thursday, February 6, 2020

Rhinelander's Nienstaedt cherishes wooden ski tradition
Sports can be a cathartic way to blow off steam, a means of meeting new friends or simply a fun way to stay active. But for others, participating in a sport can mean much more than that. (subscriber access)
Thursday, February 6, 2020

Tax forms available at the Rhinelander District Library
The Rhinelander District Library is a resource for those preparing their tax returns.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Find out more about spring election candidates at Vote411
The League of Women Voters of the Northwoods is inviting candidates in Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas counties to participate in an online guide to help voters make an informed choice at the polls. (subscriber access)
Thursday, February 6, 2020

NEWS ALERT: School board offers district superintendent position to Port Washington principal
The School District of Rhinelander Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday evening to offer the district superintendent position to Port Washington High School Principal Eric Burke.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Roof of historic ballroom collapses
A link to Rhinelander's past suffered major damage on Saturday when the roof of the Crystal Rock Roller Rink on U.S. Highway 8 West collapsed. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Boys & Girls Club organizers making headway
In mid-December, when Rhinelander police sergeant Kyle Parish last attempted to spread the word about his effort to start a local Boys & Girls Club, Mother Nature interfered. A total of six people braved a snowstorm that night to attend the meeting. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Clarks pledge $25,000 for sports complex project
Local entrepreneurs Josh and Jen Clark, owners of the Rhinelander Culver's restaurant, have pledged $25,000 to the School District of Rhinelander's Hodag Sports Complex project, joining a growing list of local business owners and organizations who have stepped up to support the construction of the facility proponents believe will be a game changer for the entire community. (subscriber access)
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Going up!
Workers with Miron Construction on Thursday were installing girders for the $14 million addition to the Rhinelander Aspirus Clinic. (subscriber access)
Saturday, February 1, 2020

In search for next district superintendent, Rhinelander school board seeks new vision
If the questions posed Tuesday by the School District of Rhinelander Board of Education to the three finalists for the position of district superintendent are any indication, the panel is looking for a person with a fresh outlook to succeed Kelli Jacobi as the community's top education official. (subscriber access)
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Port Washington principal survives first round of superintendent selection process
The three finalists for the position of School District of Rhinelander superintendent participated in three 45-minute interviews Tuesday afternoon and evening as the school board moves closer to naming a successor to the retiring Kelli Jacobi. (subscriber access)
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Mayor seeks applications for ethics board
Rhinelander mayor Chris Frederickson sent out a bulletin Tuesday afternoon announcing he is accepting "letters of interest" from persons seeking to be part of the newly created city ethics board. (subscriber access)
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Rhinelander Lions Club cancels fishing tournament due to insufficient ice
The Rhinelander Lions Club's 44th annual fishing tournament, which was scheduled to be held Saturday, Feb. 8 and Sunday, Feb. 9 on Boom and Bass lakes, has been canceled due to tenuous ice conditions. (subscriber access)
Thursday, January 30, 2020


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