RHS Sports recap: Thursday, April 11

Girls’ soccer: Rhinelander 9, Mosinee 1 | Baseball: Antigo 8, Rhinelander 0, 6 inn. | Softball: Mosinee 15, Rhinelander 0, 3 inn. | Track: RHS boys 1st/9, girls 1st/9, Hodag Hybrid Invite

Late goals push Hodags past Waupaca

Vivian Lamers broke a scoreless tie in the 75th minute and the Hodags pulled away to a 2-0 victory over Waupaca at Mike Webster Stadium.

Team preview: RHS golf

With three of the five starters returning from that squad, the Hodag golf team and coach Adam Schmidt are hopeful they can have another strong season within a tough Great Northern Conference.

Rhinelander swimmers compete at Y Nationals

Four Rhinelander High School swimmers participated in the YMCA Short Course Nationals swim meet held in Greensboro, N.C. April 1-6.

Council OKs skate park design proposal

After more than three years of study and planning, there is an approved design proposal for a skate park to be located at Rhinelander’s Hodag Park.

Hodag tennis opens season with 6-1 win

Rhinelander swept singles and took a pair of doubles matches as they greeted conference newcomer Ashland with a 6-1 result in the Hodag Dome.

Youth Sports Roundup

JV Baseball | JV girls’ soccer | Middle school bowlers knock off Merrill

City announces spring yard waste clean-up schedule

City residents must set out brush and leaf bags between 7 a.m. Monday April 15 and 3 p.m. Friday, April 26, to be guaranteed pick-up as part of the city’s annual spring yard waste clean-up program, according to city press release.

Lopez prevails

Cindy Skinner, center, and Carla Fletcher, right, of the Oneida County Board of Canvassers, confer with Oneida County Clerk Tracy Hartman Tuesday afternoon, April 9, 2024 during a recount of the ballots cast on April 2 for the Office of County Supervisor for the 15th District.

DA files open meetings complaint against Lake Tom officials

Oneida County district attorney Jillian Pfeifer has filed verified open meetings complaints against the Lake Tomahawk town chairman and a town supervisor, saying she believes the two violated the state’s open meetings laws when they attended an unnoticed presentation on enhanced wake boat regulations last year.

Governor vetoes bucks-only bill for Northern hunters

With last fall’s deer harvest down almost 30% in the Northern Forest from 2022 and over 19% from the five-year average, many hunters in the Northwoods have expressed grave concern about the deer herd.

Nicolet celebrating Community College Month

Nicolet College is joining the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) in celebrating Community College Month (#CCMonth), a grassroots education campaign throughout April that celebrates the value community colleges bring to rural areas like the Northwoods.

GLITC ponders next steps in CUP application process for Cassian wellness center

On April 3, the Oneida County planning and development committee denied a conditional use permit (CUP) application submitted in the fall of 2023 for the construction of a 36-bed, adolescent recovery and wellness center (ARWC) in the town of Cassian.

The Lake Where You Live

One way to observe Easter Sunday is by going to church to celebrate the Resurrection. I have another ritual of renewal that I have observed for many years, no matter where we’ve lived.

Nicolet College Foundation to host annual Alumni Giving Week April 15-21

As part of its ongoing commitment to alumni engagement, the Nicolet College Foundation has announced its second annual Alumni Giving Week will take place April 15-21.

Oneida County Teen Court in need of youth panelists

Oneida County Teen Court is recruiting high school students to be panelists for the 2024-2025 school year.

Overdose death trial underway in Oneida County court

A jury of six men and eight women are hearing the case of a 25-year-old Rhinelander woman charged with first-degree reckless homicide/drug delivery in connection with the overdose death of 29-year-old Kyle Polinski on April 18, 2022.

DNR needs volunteer hunter education instructors

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking volunteers passionate about promoting safe, responsible and ethical hunting practices to serve as hunter education instructors. Volunteer opportunities are available in all parts of the state, the agency announced in a press release.

Aspirus SANE Program: Providing compassionate care for adolescents and adult sexual assault victims

Every 68 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted — 54 percent are between the ages of 18 and 34, according to RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network). These statistics are not just numbers; they represent individuals whose lives have been deeply impacted by sexual violence.

Newbold board holds public hearing on new enhanced wake ordinance

The Newbold town board held a public hearing on April 6 regarding its draft enhanced wake ordinance for all town lakes under 1,500 acres and lakes “spanning town boundaries but with over 60 (percent) of their shoreline in Newbold.”