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NEWS HEADLINES
City taking 'wait and see' approach on former Kabel Auto site with more environmental testing needed City taking 'wait and see' approach on former Kabel Auto site with more environmental testing needed   01/16/2019
The city tore down two old buildings on the site in 2015 and 2017, respectively. Ideas for the site range from a parking lot to a concert space.
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Wild Instincts looking for interns Wild Instincts looking for interns   01/16/2019
Caring for all the animals at Wild Instincts in Rhinelander takes a lot of work. That's why the wildlife rehabilitation center is looking for new interns this year.
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Warming shelter ready for frigid weekend Warming shelter ready for frigid weekend   01/16/2019
The first extreme cold snap of winter will hit this weekend. Several areas in the Northwoods make a point to open their doors for people who simply need to get out of the cold.
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Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation gears up for grant season Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation gears up for grant season   01/16/2019
The Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation is looking for more donors to help grant seniors who will apply for scholarships this year.
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'Big Mike' remembered as leader in Lac du Flambeau, state 'Big Mike' remembered as leader in Lac du Flambeau, state   01/16/2019
More than one person carries the name Mike Allen in the Lac du Flambeau community. But only one was known as "Big Mike."
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Police Investigating Death Of Man Found In His Car Police Investigating Death Of Man Found In His Car   01/16/2019
Portage County Sheriff's Office found Gary Mayek dead inside of his car January 9th.
Sheriff defends Jayme Closs 911 response Sheriff defends Jayme Closs 911 response   01/16/2019
A Wisconsin sheriff says his deputies did everything they could on the night a 13-year-old girl was abducted and her parents slain.
Evers says he will make 'first step' toward pot legalization Evers says he will make 'first step' toward pot legalization   01/16/2019
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says he will likely include a "first step" toward legalizing medical marijuana in his first state budget proposal.
Planned Parenthood challenges Wisconsin abortion laws Planned Parenthood challenges Wisconsin abortion laws   01/16/2019
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit seeking repeal of state laws that make it more difficult for women, particularly in rural areas, to receive abortions.
What We're Working On What We're Working On   01/16/2019
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SPORTS HEADLINES
Local Sports Report: 1/15/19 Local Sports Report: 1/15/19   01/15/2019
Rhinelander boys basketball edges out Medford
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Sports Spotlight: Katie Slowik follows in sister's footsteps Sports Spotlight: Katie Slowik follows in sister's footsteps   01/14/2019
There's nothing "little" about Slowik's impact in Elcho
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Vintage snowmobile drivers compete in Eagle River Vintage snowmobile drivers compete in Eagle River   01/13/2019
Racers feel bond with history behind vehicles
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Phillips holds Fourth Annual Northwoods Alumni Roundball Classic Phillips holds Fourth Annual Northwoods Alumni Roundball Classic   01/12/2019
Twelve Northwoods teams competed
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