In 2012, a large American flag was raised on a new cell tower in downtown Rhinelander. The flag was part of a deal to allow AT&T the right to build the large tower. The flag has had it's problems over time, mainly getting wrapped up around the tower or ripping.

Mayor Dick Johns announced recently an agreement has been reached with the company to raise the flag again in October. Johns says the company found a special bracket which they hope would eliminate earlier problems....

High School Jobs Program Lands Grant

Nov 11, 2013
Natalie Jablonski / WXPR News

Rhinelander High School is getting a grant to fund a career training program.  

AT&T is donating $30,000 to fund the Jobs for America’s Graduates – or JAG—program. 

Regional JAG coordinator Sandy Sobek Leslie says it’s a national career development program, aimed especially at students who are at risk for not graduating.

“We try to integrate right into the school day, so the kids are in our classrooms as part of their curriculum that they’re already involved in. So we find our way into homerooms, or advisories.”