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Survey shows support for shoreland zoning regulations

Newly-released survey data indicate many property owners in Oneida County support local regulation of shorelands, but are also comfortable with less-restrictive rules. (Subscriber access)

Monday, August 25, 2014

WPS seeks to change rates

Wisconsin Public Service has asked state regulators to change rates for electricity and natural gas next year. (Subscriber access)

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Wanted fugitive may be in Vilas, Oneida counties
The Vilas County Sheriff's Department, along with other regional law enforcement agencies, are seeking information on a man who once lived in Vilas County who is wanted in a string of multiple felonies, including leading police on a high speed chase.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Threatened species, threatened industry: Endangered designation for northern long-eared bats could exact heavy price from loggers

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is proposing to list the northern long-eared bat – which is found in Wisconsin – as an endangered species, and that has set off concerns it could shut down northern Wisconsin’s timber industry if it does. (Subscriber access)

Monday, August 25, 2014

Highway 51 construction to start again

Work on the latest phase of the U.S. Highway 51 reconstruction project continues after Labor Day. (Public access)

Monday, August 25, 2014

Northwoods Transit Commission moves forward

A plan to improve public transportation in the region is inching closer to fruition. (Subscriber access)

Monday, August 25, 2014

Money approved for new court video system

Oneida County supervisors last week OKed the purchase of a new video system between the county’s jail and courtrooms. (Subscriber access)

Monday, August 25, 2014

County seeks sale of failed business park

Oneida County will try to sell 272 acres of land outside of Rhinelander that officials had intended to develop it into a business park. (Subscriber access)

Monday, August 25, 2014

Oneida County seeks more time on Kwik Trip deal
The Oneida County Board wants more time to consider whether it should sell property to a chain of gas stations and convenience stores. (Subscriber access)
Monday, August 25, 2014

Merrill woman faces weapon charge

A 28-year old Merrill woman was arrested Sunday, Aug. 17, in Rhinelander after she allegedly tried to sell an AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle to two undercover Oneida County Sheriff's deputies in a controlled buy. (Subscriber access)

Monday, August 25, 2014

LdF husband, wife sentenced to federal prison
John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced Friday afternoon that Andrew Meshigaud, 28, and Charlie Sunn Meshigaud, 25, husband and wife from Lac du Flambeau, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute oxycodone and distributing oxycodone.
Friday, August 22, 2014

In trek for governor, Burke touts economic clusters

 In her trek toward the governorship, the newly minted Democratic nominee, Mary Burke, is recycling an economic idea from the early days of former Gov. Jim Doyle’s administration, namely, that establishing industrial and regional economic clusters can nurture a vibrant business climate and create good-paying jobs. (Subscriber access)


Friday, August 22, 2014

County board halts revamp

The Oneida County Board this week voted overwhelmingly to not relinquish its own authority and reduce its size. (Subscriber access)

Friday, August 22, 2014

County will not appeal Hwy. Y lawsuit

In July, a judge ruled that Oneida County improperly awarded a bid contract for roadwork on County Highway Y. This week, the county decided to accept that decision. (Subscriber access)

Friday, August 22, 2014

Oneida County BadgerCare referendum OKed

Voters in Oneida County will be asked later this year whether the state should accept federal funds to expand BadgerCare, Wisconsin’s public health program for low-income residents. (Subscriber access)

Friday, August 22, 2014

Tomahawk woman accused of stealing funds from Little Rice Volunteer Fire Department
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The former treasurer of the Little Rice Volunteer Fire Department was formally charged Wednesday, Aug. 20, in Oneida County Circuit Court with allegedly diverting $2,325.86 in department funds for her own use.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

School lunch prices on the rise

Lakeland-area schools have increased their hot lunch prices for the upcoming school year, as the federal government upped its subsidy for free-and-reduced meals. (Public access)

Monday, August 18, 2014

Big Oneida County board meeting to be held Tuesday

Oneida County’s Board of Supervisors will hold its regular August meeting Tuesday, and you might want to bring a lunch. The agenda is packed. (Subscriber access)

Monday, August 18, 2014

Printpack's new Rhinelander plant opens with fanfare

Printpack held a grand opening last Monday for its new Rhinelander manufacturing plant, a state-of-the-art facility that officials touted as a success story in keeping the multinational corporation – and its jobs – in the Northwoods. (Subscriber access)

Monday, August 18, 2014

Depression is a treatable disease
On behalf of the Mental Health Interagency Coalition of Northern Wisconsin, our deepest sympathy goes out to the family and friends of Robin Williams.  
Friday, August 15, 2014

Few primary surprises in Northwoods

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke handily won Tuesday’s partisan primary in Oneida and Vilas counties and across the state, becoming the first woman to be nominated for governor in a major political party. (Public access)

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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