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29 Apr News

Nicolet College Hosts ‘Dining with Veterans’

Earlier this week, Nicolet College hosted an event celebrating a book written by student veterans. The idea was part of a special Dining with Veterans event, organized by Rhinelander native David Chrisinger. He has devoted a large part of his professional life helping veterans make the transition from service to the college classroom. He is ...

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29 Apr News

133rd Annual Arbor Day Celebration Across Wisconsin

Fresh off of Earth Day, Communities and Schools across the state today are celebrating Arbor Day. It puts a finishing touch on Gov. Scott Walker’s declaration of Forest Appreciation Week. In the proclamation, Walker said that “the demands on our forest resources necessitate an increased awareness of their economic, social, cultural, and ecological values.” DNR ...

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29 Apr News

Rx Drug Take Back Event Saturday

Its time once again for the semi-annual state Prescription Drug Take Back initiative. Tomorrow law enforcement agencies across the state will team with the Department of Justice to operate drop-off locations. Officials say this effort will continue to bring focus to the issue of prescription opiate abuse. Their goal is to provide a safe, convenient ...

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29 Apr News

THS April Students of the Month

Keegan Karlan-Phy. Ed. Lindsey Lampe-Business Isaac Weber-Math Justice Babcock-Science Austin Wiley-Academic Logan Skubal-Music Michael Schumitsch-Social Studies Ethan Peplinski-Guidance Troy VanStrydonk-Tech. Ed. Dawson Scholz-English Lizebeth Edwardsen-Foreign Language

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29 Apr News

Workers Memorial Day Observance in Rhinelander Saturday

Workers who have lost their lives on the job were recognized earlier this week, as part of that remembrance an event is being hosted in Rhinelander this weekend. Its all part of the international Worker’s Memorial Day Observance. The day was established by the AFL-CIO in 1970 as a remembrance and action for workers killed, ...

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28 Apr News

Local Unemployment Estimates Drop in March

After several straight months with an increase, local counties saw their unemployment estimates drop in March. The improvements come from data released by the Department of Workforce Development. It followed a statewide trend that saw improvements in 71 of 72 counties. Most counties were also improved compared to March of last year. Here in Lincoln ...

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28 Apr News

Boulder Jct. Receives Grant to Market White Deer Triathlon

A second year competition in the Northwoods will get a financial boost from the Department of Tourism. The Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce has announced that they were on the receiving end of a JEM grant for the White Deer Triathlon. JEM stands for Joint Effort Marketing, the $29,000 will help with social media, print ...

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28 Apr News

Local Dispatcher Earns Statewide Honor

Earlier this month, we told you about National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, dedicated to that first line of emergency response. As part of that week’s celebration, a local woman was named the Wisconsin 2016 Telecommunicator of the Year. At a recent ceremony, Sara Geiszler of the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office was presented with that award. ...

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28 Apr News

New County Board Members Learn the Ropes at Orientation

Today the newest Lincoln County Board members got a crash course in the process. Last week, 5 new supervisors were sworn in to serve on the board for two year terms. Today the new supervisors attended the bi-annual orientation. Discussions were lead by Corporation Counsel Nancy Bergstrom, County Administrator Randy Scholz, Finance Director Dan Leydet ...

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28 Apr News

Ascension CEO Visits Area Hospitals Participating in Veteran’s Choice Program

Last month we told you about a new agreement between Ministry and the Veteran’s Choice program. The 2014 legislation established funding to pay for healthcare services provided to veterans by private healthcare providers hampered by long drives or excessive wait times. Yesterday Ascension Healthcare CEO Anthony Tersigni was in Northwoods to visit local facilities participating ...

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