Healthcare and Education
Medical personnel in the Northwoods truly have the best of both worlds. The healthcare system in Wisconsin is nationally renowned. St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander, a general medical and surgical hospital, provides professional health care to residents throughout the Northwoods region.
Ministry Health Care offers two health care clinics in Rhinelander. Both Aspirus and Marshfield Clinic have clinic locations in Rhinelander. Specialists in oncology, cardiology and other areas serve the needs of the region.
In addition, we have a number of local assisted living facilities, dental, hearing and optical services, and wellness providers.
Residents of the Rhinelander Area enjoy quality schools and educational resources. Great schools and the strong community commitment to education are reasons why people move to Rhinelander and businesses relocate to the area. From the Rhinelander public schools to Nicolet College, you’ll find quality educational opportunities in the Rhinelander Area.
The School District of Rhinelander serves nine townships and the city of Rhinelander. The district also offers a variety of parochial schools, including Nativity of Our Lord Catholic School, which is a preschool through grade 8 school within the district.
Nicolet College is a two-year community college located on the scenic shores of Lake Julia. The college offers more than 50 degrees, diplomas and certificates, including a University Transfer Liberal Arts program, where students complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree before transferring to a four-year college or university. Nicolet also offers Creative Arts Services, Business and Community Education, Learning in Retirement and the Outdoor Adventure Series.
Located southwest of Rhinelander, Treehaven, a UW-Stevens Point facility is a leading facility for natural resources education and provides education and training to more current and future natural resource managers than any other center in the United States. Treehaven serve over 25,000 people each year with courses, seminars, workshops, Elderhostel's, school and youth programs, and business gatherings.