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Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin
Monday, March 9, 2020 11:20 AM
According to a press release from the Oneida County Sheriff’s Department, just after 9 a.m. this morning, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rhinelander city administrator Daniel Guild.
  • Two nursing homes in north-central Wisconsin — one in Rhinelander — have confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning, as the coronavirus continues to spread in the region. (subscriber access)
  • Last week, the Oneida and Vilas county public health departments reported the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in each county. (subscriber access)
  • City and township clerks throughout Oneida County are being deluged with requests for both absentee ballots and in-person absentee voting as the COVID-19 pandemic, and related restrictions, have voters looking to avoid going to the polls April 7. (subscriber access)
  • The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its report on the investigation into the March 5 single-engine plane crash March 5 at the Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport. (subscriber access)
  • The Oneida County board’s social services committee met Tuesday to discuss updates from the veterans services and social services departments on the departments’ responses to the COVID-19 health crisis. (subscriber access)
  • Oneida County is now a Second Amendment sanctuary county after county supervisors voted 16-1 last week to approve the designation, with three supervisors absent and one seat vacant. (subscriber access)
  • Charges and cases against a Minocqua contractor have increased in number and counties since last year. (subscriber access)
  • The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of information and safety precautions because of COVID-19. (subscriber access)
  • Over the past seven years, Oneida County has had difficulty in recruiting and maintaining a fully-staffed dispatch center. (subscriber access)
  • The Oneida County Board of Supervisors declared a local public health emergency Tuesday related to the COVID-19 pandemic, giving Oneida County board chairman Dave Hintz emergency powers to do business related to the pandemic should the full board or its committees be unable to carry out necessary functions. (subscriber access)
  • In honor of Sunshine Week — a celebration and advocacy of open government — The Lakeland Times presents the newspaper’s 2020 awards and grades for openness in conducting public business.

    The following grades are calculated using several measures, including how responsive officials have been this past year to open records’ requests, how diligently they have strived to keep the workings of government open, how willing they were to communicate with the media and with the public, as well as their past track record.
  • Minocqua area grocers staying stocked despite COVID-19
    As the United States continues to mobilize and adjust to take on COVID-19, there are bound to be rumors. (subscriber access)
  • As of Thursday, March 19, the Vilas County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) has closed all Senior Meal Congregate Dining Site locations throughout Vilas County until further notice amid the evolving situation with the novel coronavirus in Wisconsin. (subscriber access)
  • Lakeland Pantry changes protocols to deal with COVID 19
    As with most everything else at this time, the Lakeland Pantry in Arbor Vitae has made changes to its operational protocols. (subscriber access)
  • The Rhinelander Common Council voted unanimously on Friday, March 13, to place city administrator Daniel Guild on paid administration leave through March 30. (subscriber access)
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