Business & Industry

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5:10 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Rhinelander, Mosinee Paper Mills sold

Mining
9:42 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Zoning Changes Or Allowing Back-door Mining?

The revision of Oneida county's allowable zoning uses has drawn the interest of mining opponents.

The county board last August put aside pursuing a sulphide mine in the town of Lynne. As part of a routine review of changes to zoning districts, the Planning and Development committee recently added the possibility of 'mining' to forestry. The proposed sulphide mine would have been constructed on county-owned forest land. Mining opponents like Karl Fate of Crescent feels this could be a back-door way to make easier the opening of mine at the Lynne site....

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Business
5:13 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Sewer-Road Work In Rhinelander To Block Main Artery

 

Work that will close a portion of Kemp Street in Rhinelander was approved Monday night by the Rhinelander city council.

The council authorized $6.3 million for what's called the interceptor project. It's tied in the the wastewater upgrades in the city. The council awarded the bid to Dorner, Incorporated who will contract with a local contractor to do the work.

The upgrades will mean much of Kemp Street east of Sutliff Avenue will be under construction and closed this summer.

City Administrator Blaine Oborn outlines the work area this year...

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Business
7:34 am
Sat May 11, 2013

Program Graduates New Leaders

2013 Leadership Oneida County Graduates
Credit Lara Reed

The next 12 graduates from Leadership Oneida County finished their work last week at a ceremony at Pinewood Country Club in Harshaw.

Having completed four year's worth of classes, Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Lara Reed says results are showing up in the community...

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Business
2:33 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Union, KPS Reach Agreement On Contract

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United Steelworkers members at Wausau Paper’s Rhinelander and Mosinee mills and the Thilmany mill in Kaukauna, have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with KPS Capital Partners in anticipation of the private equity firm purchase of those mills. A Steelworkers spokesperson says the contracts improve on some of the conditions workers have at the mills.

Union spokesperson Lynne Hancock outlines the new agreement..

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