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September 15, 2023

Phillip Street project expected to wrap up in about three weeks

There has been no shortage of detours and orange cones in the Rhinelander area over the last several months, as multiple infrastructure improvement projects are taking place simultaneously.

By HEATHER SCHAEFER Editor

September 12, 2023

School district recognizes Brown family for contributions to auditorium, performing arts

Friday, Sept. 1 was the first official day of high school for the Rhinelander High School Class of 2027. The milestone day ended in the school’s auditorium where a brief ceremony was held to recognize the contributions of local resident Dori Brown and her family to the district’s performing arts …

By HEATHER SCHAEFER Editor

September 1, 2023

City to investigate complaints about golf course management

Two weeks ago, in response to a “letter of concern” signed by approximately 80 members of the city-owned Northwood Golf Club, the Rhinelander Common Council directed city administration to begin the process of forming a golf course advisory committee to consist of members and players.

By HEATHER SCHAEFER Editor

August 29, 2023

Complaint outlines case against suspect in Lac du Flambeau stabbing case

A criminal complaint recounting the law enforcement investigation of a fatal stabbing at a Lac du Flambeau residence in the early morning hours of Aug. 19 was filed in Vilas County Circuit Court on Aug. 23.

By TREVOR GREENE Reporter

August 29, 2023

School board approves updates to Appendix A

With the first day of school for School District of Rhinelander students right around the corner, the district’s board of education voted Aug. 21 to update Appendix A, the portion of the employee handbook that governs compensation for the district’s coaches and advisors.

By HEATHER SCHAEFER Editor

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August 25, 2023

Oneida County will hire outside counsel on DNR challenge

On a 16-2 vote at its most recent meeting, the Oneida County Board of Supervisors has approved spending up to $10,000 for the county’s zoning committee to hire outside counsel for advice on the DNR’s challenge to its proposed shoreland ordinance changes.

By RICHARD MOORE Investigative Reporter

August 25, 2023

Reckless homicide charge filed after fatal stabbing in Lac du Flambeau

The names of the two men involved in a fatal stabbing during the early morning hours of Aug. 19 at a residence in Lac du Flambeau have been released.

By BRIAN JOPEK News Director

August 25, 2023

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against the LdF tribe

A lawsuit filed in federal court by Lac du Flambeau property owners against the tribal council of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians was dismissed earlier this month by U.S. district judge William Conley.

By BRIAN JOPEK News Director

August 11, 2023

Oneida zoning suspends TRH permit

After numerous complaints and warnings, the Oneida County zoning committee earlier this month suspended the permit for a Minocqua tourist rooming house and set a time frame of 60 days for the owner to work with zoning staff to create a reasonable business plan that resolves the problems neighbors have …

By RICHARD MOORE Investigative Reporter

August 11, 2023

Evers brings child care funding campaign to Rhinelander

Hours after announcing his decision to call a special session of the state legislature for the purpose of addressing the state’s workforce challenges, including child care accessibility, Gov. Tony Evers visited children being cared for at the YMCA of the Northwoods in Rhinelander Tuesday afternoon. He received an enthusiastic welcome, …

By HEATHER SCHAEFER Editor

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August 11, 2023

Rhinelander Country Club celebrates 25 years of rallying against cancer

What started as one-hole event during Ladies League play in the late 1990s has evolved into one of the biggest — and most important — events of the year at Rhinelander Country Club.

By JEREMY MAYO Sports Editor

August 4, 2023

DNR officials to return to Stella for PFAS discussion

Eight months after Town of Stella residents first learned that dangerous levels of PFAS (per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances) had been detected in water samples taken from local wells, Department of Natural Resources officials are set to return to the small eastern Oneida County community to provide an update on the ongoing …

By HEATHER SCHAEFER Editor

August 4, 2023

St. Germain board likely to ask electors for tax increase

During a town board meeting on July 27, supervisors in St. Germain discussed the agenda for the town’s elector meeting this November. In all likelihood, the board will ask resident voters for their permission to raise the property-tax levy once again.

By FRED WILLISTON Special to the Lakeland Times

June 26, 2023

Bringing the arts outdoors

The City of Rhinelander is set to receive a $42,000 Vibrant Spaces grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to fund the continued development of an art park in the downtown district.

June 26, 2023

Man self-inflicts fatal gunshot at pawn shop

The Oneida County sheriff's office investigated a fatal shooting Thursday morning at a Rhinelander area pawn shop.

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