Rhinelander Police Dept http://wxpr.org en Funding for Rhinelander PD Overtime To Fight Drunk Driving http://wxpr.org/post/funding-rhinelander-pd-overtime-fight-drunk-driving <p>The state noticed something about Rhinelander's drunk driving arrests and decided to fund stepped up enforcement.</p><p>Police Chief Michael Steffes says the DOT has given the city more than $17,000 to up patrols through next September....</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p><blockquote><p><i><u>"...the DOT actually contacted us...they had collected statistics about accidents and traffic stop data and selected us for our population size compared to the number of vehicles(they) assumed were operating under the influence. So they gave us the grant based on that selection criteria..."</u></i></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 21:42:54 +0000 Ken Krall 11203 at http://wxpr.org Funding for Rhinelander PD Overtime To Fight Drunk Driving Man Shot in Rhinelander Remains Critical http://wxpr.org/post/man-shot-rhinelander-remains-critical <p>The victim in a Monday night shooting in Rhinelander remains in critical condition. &nbsp;</p><p>The 49-year-old male received a single gunshot wound in the abdomen.&nbsp; Police responded to the incident at a residence on Mason Street at 7:45 pm.&nbsp; The wounded man was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander, and was later airlifted to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 19:02:21 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 6470 at http://wxpr.org Man Shot in Rhinelander Remains Critical Bike Helmets Mean Sweets For Rhinelander Youth http://wxpr.org/post/bike-helmets-mean-sweets-rhinelander-youth <P>Sweet treats for Rhinelander youngsters out on their bicycles...but only if they're wearing their bike helmets.</P> <P>Police Chief Michael Steffes has announced the "Safety Is Sweet" campaign. The campaign encourages young bike riders to wear a safety helmet...</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>".....Beginning next Monday, we're going to be working with several local businesses to provide what is called "Safety Is Sweet". Thu, 13 Jun 2013 20:18:28 +0000 Ken Krall 3627 at http://wxpr.org Bike Helmets Mean Sweets For Rhinelander Youth