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Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin
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Pictured is an aerial photo of the Rhinelander Aspirus Clinic. Aspirus officials are eager to begin work on an addition to the north which will double the size of the facility. The project is expected to be completed in October 2020.
Dean Hall/Lakeland Times Pictured is an aerial photo of the Rhinelander Aspirus Clinic. Aspirus officials are eager to begin work on an addition to the north which will double the size of the facility. The project is expected to be completed in October 2020.
Friday, September 13, 2019 7:30 AM
Having secured City Council approval of a site plan for an addition to the Aspirus Clinic in Rhinelander, the health care organization is anxious to get started on the project, Rob Fabich, Aspirus director of regional development, told the River News in a recent interview. (subscriber access)
  • The chairman of the Oneida County Board of Supervisors ratcheted up the pressure this week on Erv Teichmiller, the Oneida-Vilas County Transit Commission chairman, gaining the authority to draft a letter with the Vilas County board chairman asking for Teichmiller’s cooperation in a review of potential conflict-of-interest issues involving Teichmiller and the transit commission. (subscriber access)
  • A little more than four years after the Minocqua Town Board approved a conditional use permit (CUP) for Bayview Condominiums, Tuesday it approved CUP changes for complex. (subscriber access)
  • As the county heads into its budget hearing process, the future of the University of Wisconsin Extension Services in Oneida County was once again a topic of discussion. (subscriber access)
  • Each September, the Substance abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors National Recovery Month. Communities across the nation are celebrating Americans who are in recovery from mental and substance use disorders.
  • Oneida County forestry director John Bilogan notified the county of his retirement effective Sept. 10. (subscriber access)
  • At its regular meeting Wednesday, Sept. 11, the Oneida County Public Works Committee discussed plans for the solid waste department’s proposed demolition waste site and voted to recommend an increase in wages for the highway department’s mechanics. (subscriber access)
  • Fabich: Aspirus clinic addition will better meet area’s demand
    Having secured City Council approval of a site plan for an addition to the Aspirus Clinic in Rhinelander, the health care organization is anxious to get started on the project, Rob Fabich, Aspirus director of regional development, told the River News in a recent interview. (subscriber access)
  • At the Sept. 4 meeting of Oneida County’s joint labor relations and employee services committee, the future of the University of Wisconsin Extension Services in the county was discussed at length. (subscriber access)
  • The Oneida County administration and labor relations and employee services committees approved a motion to forward the Carlson-Dettmann reclassification implementation resolution to the full county board. (subscriber access)
  • Oneida County’s subcommittee created to take a closer look at county programs and their costs Monday approved recommendations to remove the Oneida County Dive Team and the aquatic invasive species program from budget cut consideration. (subscriber access)
  • Rhinelander alderman and former Oneida County detective sergeant Ryan Rossing said he lied to the then Rhinelander city attorney about who wrote a letter to city council president George Kirby last January questioning Kirby’s leadership and tried to engineer a broader cover-up about the letter’s authorship, according to an Oneida County Sheriff’s Department investigation. (subscriber access)
  • The agenda for the Sept. 4 meeting of Oneida County’s labor relations and employee services committee had two items on it pertaining to the University of Wisconsin Extension Service. (subscriber access)
  • Tiffany announces candidacy for Congress
    In a move not totally unexpected, 12th District Wisconsin State Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) has announced he will run in a special election for U.S. Congress this fall. (subscriber access)
  • Three Lakes man charged with obstruction of justice in motorcycle hit-and-run case
    The 54-year-old brother of the man accused in the hit-and-run death of a 23-year-old St. Germain motorcyclist Aug. 28 was arrested Aug. 30 for concealing from law enforcement that his brother had contacted him and he had driven him to Three Lakes the night of the accident. (subscriber access)
  • The Oneida County board’s joint labor relations and employee services committee approved an employee reclassification resolution on Sept. 4, which now goes to the full county board for consideration at its Sept. 17 meeting. (subscriber access)
  • ‘An investment in your future’

    The Minocqua Town Board met Tuesday to consider preliminary cost estimates, scope, and phasing of the Minocqua downtown planning project.

    In May, the board approved a cost sharing plan with the Lakeland Sanitary District for the downtown Minocqua project master plan. (subscriber access)

  • The Oneida County capital improvement projects subcommittee has prioritized and sent to the administration committee for review a list of 20 proposed 2020 capital improvement projects totaling about $7.9 million, about $3.7 million more than what the county’s undesignated general fund can responsibly bear, officials say. (subscriber access)
  • In 2015, with the hopes of boosting a depleted adult walleye population, all walleye harvest on the Minocqua chain of lakes, by angling and spearing, was shut down. (subscriber access)
  • The Lakeland Times and publisher Gregg Walker have filed an open-meetings complaint against Oneida County supervisors Robb Jensen and Jack Sorensen, alleging that the two engaged in an illegal discussion about building a new highway facility that did not appear on a meeting agenda. (subscriber access)

  • Walleye pike are a precious resource wherever they swim, but on the Minocqua chain of lakes they have been made even more so by the vast amounts of time, money, and effort invested into bringing their populations back up and establishing natural reproduction.

    To protect that investment, the Headwaters Basin Chapter of Walleyes for Tomorrow (WFT) is putting up $50,000 to hire limited term wardens to put in extra time on the chain enforcing fishing  regulations and, in particular, the no walleye harvest rule. (subscriber access)

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