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Open House For New Habitat For Humanity NW Home

The 19th home built by the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate will be open for public view this Saturday in Rhinelander.This home was built by the Rhinelander High School Trades Class. Habitat for Humanity Northwoods serves Vilas and Oneida counties.Jim Hohman from Habitat for Humanity Northwoods says this home has some unique features..."....a certified energy-efficient home. There will be some photovoltaics installed on the roof. It's a family of four, it's a beautiful little home.......
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The 19th home built by the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate will be open for public view this Saturday in Rhinelander.

This home was built by the Rhinelander High School Trades Class. Habitat for Humanity Northwoods serves Vilas and Oneida counties.

Jim Hohman from Habitat for Humanity Northwoods says this home has some unique features...

"....a certified energy-efficient home. There will be some photovoltaics installed on the roof. It's a family of four, it's a beautiful little home...."

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The Rhinelander Oneida County Airport is leading the state in the percentage of passengers using a special program to get checked before boarding a flight.

Travelers may leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case and their  compliant liquids and gels bag in a carry-on in select screening lanes.

The  program allows U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to receive a “Known Traveler Number” and  have the opportunity to utilize lanes at select security checkpoints when flying on 11 participating carriers including Delta Air Lines.

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Northwoods unemployment numbers mirror the downward state jobless trend, but numbers here remain double or more other spots in Wisconsin.

Menominee county had the state's highest rate in April at 11.3 percent, followed by Iron county at 10 percent, Vilas and Forest are tied for fifth highest at 8.4 percent, followed by Oneida at 6.4 percent, Langlade at 6.2 percent, Lincoln at 5.2 percent and Price county at 4.5 percent.

State economist Beau Gellings says he noted one factor in the Northwoods labor force...

Summer Event Coming To ER Derby Track

May 27, 2015
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Eagle River welcomes a new event this summer sure to draw crowds: the First Annual World Championship UTV and ATV Derby will be held August 28th – 30th on the snowmobile derby track. Russ Davis is the Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at the track, and he says the UTV / ATV derby is about more than just racing.

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Vilas county has three business incubators that have shown success. Rhinelander's first attempt is just getting off the ground.

When Downtown Rhinelander, Incorporated moved to a building it owned on West Davenport Street, the extra space was turned over to begin an incubator.

DRI Executive Director Maggie Steffen says they have a cross between different types of incubators...

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Some Northwoods lakes are among those seeing reduced panfish bag limits to try to allow for more larger fish to survive. About 100 lakes will have the experimental bag limits.

The Natural Resources Board approved the changes recommended by the DNR and the Conservation Congress after a series of public input sessions.

Condo Project Passes Minocqua Plan Commission

May 27, 2015
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Minocqua's Plan Commission Monday moved to the town council next week a proposed 24-unit condominium project on Lake Minocqua.

At stake for the developer, Trygve(Trig)  Solberg, is his $7 million Bay View Waterfront Condominiums to be built just north of the Island.

There have been changes in the building design since it was first proposed, as explained by the developer’s agent, Jimmy Rein, Jr.:

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Mountain bike enthusiasts will be gathering this Sunday near Rhinelander to try some of Oneida county's best trails.

The second annual RASTA Rally Mountain Bike race will be held Sunday afternoon  at the Washburn Lake Silent Sports Trails Area.

Rhinelander Area Silent Trails Association   maintains the mountain bike, snowshoe, and hiking trails at Washburn Lake and Mud Lake in Oneida County with race proceeds funding maintenance and trail building activities says spokesperson Suzanne Flory.
She says there are options for participants...

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While Oneida county, the city of Rhinelander and the Kwik-Trip organization negotiate about opening a large complex on Rhinelander's west side, the convenience store chain got the OK from Rhinelander's planning commission recently to open a store on the city's north side. It would be the second store in Rhinelander, with the other near the WalMart complex on the city's east side.

The store would be in the 1500 blocks of Stevens and Eagle Streets at the county "W" intersection.

Rhinelander mayor Dick Johns says this is more tax base for the city...

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Five area arts organizations have banded together to provide a type of "one-stop shopping" for people wanting to find all arts-related events in the Rhinelander, Eagle River, Land O' Lakes and Three Lakes areas.

Trista Langley-Tyler from The Warehouse, one of the  Arts Calendar's sponsoring organizations says the idea came from a meeting from Arts Wisconsin. She says they met to find a way to market this area and the arts as a cultural destination. She says a common calendar for Northwoods arts came out of that...

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