Restaurant owners in Rhinelander are looking for input about what they can do differently. Oneida County UW Extension is organizing two focus groups Monday night…to talk about dining options in Rhinelander.
Extension Agent Tim Brown says several recent surveys have revealed a sense of public dissatisfaction with the Rhinelander restaurant scene. The focus groups hope to identify some of what the public is looking for.
County residents can help determine when the Oneida county board holds its meetings.
Recently, the board directed a committee and UW-Extension to put together a survey to help resolve an ongoing debate about meeting times. Twice in the last several months resolutions came to the floor to alter the standard meeting time of 9:30 a.m on the third Tuesday to a later time.
Oneida County UW-Extension agent Tim Brown says some would like to see later in the day meetings...
Oneida County UW-Extension is asking county residents to fill out a survey about what they think about living here. Extension leader Erica Brewster says rather than have formal meetings, they've put a series of questions on a website called "Survey Monkey". She says they're hoping to take the pulse of Oneida county residents...
Volunteers will be scouring four counties this Wednesday night to tally the area’s homeless population.
The point-in-time count is conducted by a coalition of groups called Northern Wisconsin Initiative to Stop Homelessness, including Oneida County UW Extension and Forward Service Corporation. It covers Forest, Langlade, Oneida and Vilas Counties.
Coordinator Lori Hallas explains the count is an important tool to measure the homeless population.
A survey is underway to find out why people live in Oneida county. Survey proponents hope as many young people as possible participate.
Oneida County UW-Extension and Rhinelander Young Professionals are hosting the survey. Extension Agent Tim Brown says there is plenty of chatter why young people leave the community or stay, but little in the way of hard numbers...
Three proposals to purchase the former WPS building near the Oneida county courthouse by a Rhinelander businessman were rejected by the county board Tuesday, but it might not be the end of bargaining. That rejection also had a bearing on the location of two county departments.
Mike Boyd's offers included Oneida county paying to use some of the office space he would construct. One of the options was to locate the county UW- Extension and possibly Land and Water Conservation departments in the new building.
The Oneida County Land and Water Conservation Department, Lumberjack RC&D and UW-Extension are inviting people with a need to talk about the Northwoods to an open microphone this Thursday evening in Three Lakes.
County Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator Michele Sadauskas says the new event is called "Northwoods Expressions."