Normally, the stereotype of a hospital in a rural area is multifaceted and negative. One need not look too far to find reports in various media outlets about poor quality, closed maternity wards and non-urban Americans struggling...
The Minocqua-Hazelhurst-Lake Tomahawk School Board approved another year of funding for the recently launched artist in residence program during the board meeting on Oct. 9. (subscriber access)
RHINELANDER - Stopping opponents has been a struggle all season long for Lakeland Union High School football. (subscriber access)
EAGLE RIVER - It's postseason time for the Lakeland Union High School cross country team and it started on Saturday with the Great Northern Conference meet at Northland Pines High School. (subscriber access)
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Oneida County supervisors Dave Hintz and Bob Mott discuss electronic voting and adding a new position to the medical examiners office at Thursday’s Oneida County budget meeting.
In meetings on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of last week, the Oneida County Administration Committee went through the 2018 budget for the region and deliberated on what to remove, and what to approve and send onward to the county board in November. (subscriber access)
Newbold held a relatively light town board meeting on Oct. 13. Discussion and action at the meeting included approval of an aquatic invasive species prevention grant for Two Sisters Lake and approval of purchase of a new voter machine. (subscriber access)
At last month's Hazelhurst Town Board meeting, the board heard the first reading of Ordinance 17-02, Sex Offender Residency Restrictions-Loitering. At this month's town board meeting, town chairman Tom Cushing provided the second and final reading of that ordinance. (subscriber access)
The chairman of Wisconsin's Conservation Congress has been busy trying to dissuade legislators from supporting draft legislation to amend the state's wetland permitting laws, and state Rep. Adam Jarchow (R-Balsam Lake) called him out last week, saying he was engaged in inappropriate lobbying. (subscriber access)
Homeowners who have been prevented by their municipalities from renting their homes on a short-term basis can now do so under certain conditions, under a late amendment to the state budget bill that Gov. Scott Walker did not veto. (subscriber access) (1 comments)
On Oct. 15, 2010, a father who knew from painful personal sacrifice the terror and the loss of combat, wrote to his son, who was at that moment leading a Marine platoon enduring almost relentless combat: "I know you guys have taken some licks in the last few days. ... Robert you will likely lose one or more of your precious Marines if you haven't already.
At last month's Natural Resources Board (NRB) meeting, held at The Waters in Minocqua, one of the agenda items was an update on bobcat populations in the state. Bobcats have long been a favorite of hunters and trappers, but can prove elusive at best.
As the archery and turkey seasons continue and the youth deer hunters will take to the field this weekend, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters about recently implemented changes involving the use of deer and turkey carcass tags.
The World Musky hunt recently announced its officers and board members for the 2017-18 season. The "Hunt," as it is known, is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. Each year the Hunt donates its proceeds to worthy organizations.
Back in July I got involved in a program called Snapshot Wisconsin. This program is sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources. Citizens across the state host DNR-supplied trail cameras on their own land. (subscriber access)
A spawning fish can spread thousand or tens of thousands of eggs. One might think those numbers alone - multiplied by hundreds of spawners - would guarantee a strong species population year after year. (subscriber access)
Lakeland Union High School may have struggled to end the season on a high note during the Great Northern Conference schedule, but it had an opportunity to end the regular season with some positivity by hosting the T-Bird Volleyball Invite on Saturday. (subscriber access)
It's the final week of the football season for Lakeland Union High School. It's the eighth in a row that won't include a playoff game, but there is still something to play for this week. (subscriber access)
It's going the way of the frog in the pot of slowly increasing heated water.
They say if you throw a frog in a pot of very hot water it will immediately jump out. But if you put it in a pot of water and slowly turn up the temperature, it will stay in the pot until it boils to death.
The Oneida County Veterans Council in Rhinelander, consisting of reps from the American Legion, American Veterans (AmVets), Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Marine Corps League, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), and the County Veterans Service Office, is the organization that plans and executes the Rhinelander Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies and also takes care of the flags hanging throughout downtown Rhinelander.