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March 20, 2018

Sweetest day: Taste of Chocolate returns Feb. 9
Submitted photoChocolate lovers will have many sweet treats to choose from Friday evening as Downtown Rhinelander businesses host the 11th annual Taste of Chocolate event.
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Chocolate lovers will have many sweet treats to choose from Friday evening as Downtown Rhinelander businesses host the 11th annual Taste of Chocolate event.
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Chocolate lovers will have many treats to choose from Friday evening as Downtown Rhinelander businesses host the 11th annual Taste of Chocolate event from 5 to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Airport director Brauer to retire
Longtime Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport Director Joe Brauer will hand over the reins this spring to a successor with local roots, Rhinelander High School alum Matt Leitner.(subscriber access)
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Erin go bragh
Hundreds of revelers packed Brown Street in downtown Rhinelander Saturday, March 17 for the city's seventh annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Highway 8 accident
Oneida County sheriff's deputies, Crescent and Rhinelander fire departments, and medics responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident at 6663 Hwy. 8 - Robert's Repair - at 1:24 p.m. Monday.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

School board candidates answer questions from students, public
Four candidates vying for three seats on the School District of Rhinelander's board of education in next month's spring election addressed students and the public during a forum Thursday afternoon at Rhinelander High School.(subscriber access)
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

WXPR to broadcast Rhinelander mayoral forum
WXPR Public Radio will broadcast a one-hour forum on the Rhinelander mayoral race at 5 p.m., Thursday, March 22.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Mayoral hopefuls address community group
The three men hoping to take over the helm of the Rhinelander city government from Dick Johns after next month's election all appeared at Wednesday's Forward Rhinelander meeting to briefly explain why they are running and take questions.(subscriber access)
Saturday, March 17, 2018

School district has initial discussion on St. Joe property
The School District of Rhinelander Board of Education had its first open discussion on the possibility of purchasing the St. Joseph Church and School property from Nativity of Our Lord at a special meeting Monday evening.(subscriber access)
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Council approves resolution for $3M in borrowing
The Rhinelander city council made short work of its monthly agenda Monday night in a meeting that clocked in at under 30 minutes.(subscriber access)
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Remembering parkland
Between 100 to 200 Rhinelander High School students, and another 100 to 200 students at James Williams Middle School, took part of the nationwide #Enough walkout Wednesday morning.
Thursday, March 15, 2018

RHS student organizes walkout for school shooting victims
A Rhinelander High School junior is taking to social media to encouraging her classmates to take part in national walkout tomorrow morning aimed at protesting gun violence and commemorating the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead and several wounded.(subscriber access)
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

SDR to discuss St. Joseph property Monday
The School District of Rhinelander Board of Education will hold a special meeting Monday evening to discuss the possible purchase of the St. Joseph's Church and School building from the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church.(subscriber access)
Saturday, March 10, 2018

City on track for 2018 borrowing bonding sale
The process for the City of Rhinelander spending nearly $2 million on street work picked up considerable steam this week as both the public works and finance committees cleared the way for the two major components of the process to head to the city council.(subscriber access)
Saturday, March 10, 2018

School board candidate forum to be held March 15
The Rhinelander High School Key Club and the Social Studies Department, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of the Northwoods, will hold a forum for the four candidates running for three seats on the School District of Rhinelander Board of Education.
Saturday, March 10, 2018

City eyes $1.1 million sewer, water project
Rhinelander's public works director told the city's water and wastewater committee Monday his department hopes to be able to do a $1.1 million sewer and water utility project this summer in the Wabash Street area. (subscriber access)
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Northwood to get 'fresh start' in 2018
Green Golf Partners (GGP), the management firm hired to run the City of Rhinelander-owned Northwood Golf Course unveiled a new look for the logo and announced a new name for the restaurant Tuesday during the Golf Course Advisory committee's March meeting.(subscriber access)
Thursday, March 8, 2018

County board candidate forum set for March 20
The League of Women Voters of the Northwoods will sponsor a public candidates forum for Oneida County residents and candidates for Oneida County Board at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at the James Williams Middle School in Rhinelander.
Thursday, March 8, 2018

First PRAT payment for 2018 higher than expected
The end of winter brings two sure things to Rhinelander: the melting of the snow and increased complaints about potholes in city streets.(subscriber access)
Saturday, March 3, 2018

'Station buddy' battling leukemia has wish granted with help from RFD
Isaac King is a 7-year-old boy from Rhinelander fighting a fierce battle against a grave disease. Isaac is far from alone in his battle, however.(subscriber access)
Saturday, March 3, 2018

City looking to replace playground equipment at Hodag Park
Countless children have enjoyed using the playground equipment at Rhinelander's Hodag Park over the last 24 years and, like those children, the equipment is aging.(subscriber access)
Saturday, March 3, 2018

Rhinelander Police Department welcomes two new officers
Two recently hired Rhinelander Police Department patrol officers officially started their probationary periods Monday.(subscriber access)
Saturday, March 3, 2018

Remodeling of Hodag Park bathroom approved
The city of Rhinelander parks, buildings and grounds committee took the first steps Monday toward remodeling the existing bathroom building at Hodag Park next to the Little League fields and reviewed the conceptual drawings for a "performance bowl" that the Friends of Rhinelander Parks (FRP) group as promised to pay for through community fundraising efforts.(subscriber access)
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Sticker shock
A group of Rhinelander High School students got a taste of their financial future Tuesday as the Rhinelander Partners In Education (PIE) group put them through the so-called "Mad Money" simulation.(subscriber access)
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Celebrating Seuss
A large group of children enjoyed an energetic performance by David Dall Tuesday evening celebrating Dr. Seuss' 114th birthday.
Thursday, March 1, 2018

City Council approves golf course management contract
The Rhinelander City Council met in special session Monday to formally approve a two-year deal with an Indiana firm to take over the management of the financially struggling Northwoods Golf Course effective March 1.(subscriber access)
Thursday, March 1, 2018

City, town of Pelican, RTMC renew room tax agreement
The city of Rhinelander, the town of Pelican and the Rhinelander Tourism and Marketing Committee (RTMC) finalized a new three-year contract last Wednesday that includes updated provisions for how room tax collected in the area will be distributed as well as changing who can represent the city at RTMC meetings in the future.(subscriber access)
Thursday, March 1, 2018

St. Patrick's Day fun right around the corner
It's almost time to dust off the green and get into the Irish spirit. The seventh annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will wind its way through downtown Rhinelander starting at 1:30 p.m. March 17.(subscriber access)
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

ABX gains land to make up for error with airport
The city Rhinelander's planning commission approved a certified survey map Feb. 20 that finalizes a land swap to make up for a mixup in a deal where Advanced Barrier Extrusions (ABX) thought it had acquired land from the Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport that had not been released.(subscriber access)
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Area departments hold major emergency drill
Anyone listening to emergency radio traffic Wednesday evening would be forgiven for concluding that a major structure fire had broken out in downtown Rhinelander.(subscriber access)
Saturday, February 24, 2018

School district to explore buying school/church property
School District of Rhinelander officials believe they may have found a solution to the district's elementary school space issues.(subscriber access)
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Sugar Camp fire
Firefighters from several area fire departments responded to a fire at a commercial garage in Sugar Camp Wednesday morning.
Thursday, February 22, 2018

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