Dick Johns http://wxpr.org en State Grant Funds Road Construction Near Printpack http://wxpr.org/post/state-grant-funds-road-construction-near-printpack <p>State officials stopped in Rhinelander today to present a nearly half-million dollar grant to the city. &nbsp;The money helps pay for road construction outside the new manufacturing facility for Printpack.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Outside the new facility that </span>Printpack<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is building, </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rhinelander</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mayor Dick Johns accepted the check from the state’s Transportation Economic Assistance program. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 20:36:39 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 5599 at http://wxpr.org State Grant Funds Road Construction Near Printpack Museum Raising Funds for Train Restoration http://wxpr.org/post/museum-raising-funds-train-restoration <p>A fund drive is underway to repair and preserve the train at Pioneer Park in Rhinelander. The Logging Museum complex includes the historic train and boxcars as a reminder of the Northwoods Logging era.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayor Dick Johns and others are hoping citizens step forward to contribute to the restoration of the train and to build a roof over the top to help preserve the attraction.</span></p><p>Mayor Johns says the wooden cars and the train need immediate attention.</p> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Ken Krall 3691 at http://wxpr.org Museum Raising Funds for Train Restoration