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Scott Walker. Norvado, which was awarded $190,000, proposes to build optic fiber to the homes and businesses in the vicinity of Tomahawk Lake in the Bayfield County Town of Barnes. The new fiber route will pass 215 homes and 15 businesses. advertisement. Although the awards announced Thursday ...
Both Cederstrom and Mirva Johnson, a graduate student studying Finnish language and culture, have brought their knowledge to the Oulu Cultural and Heritage Center in Bayfield County. In addition to giving presentations, Johnson interviewed a number of Finnish-speaking residents. "So far I've lined up ...

State figures show Ashland County has just 25 practicing attorneys and nearby Bayfield County has 14. Perrine has a list of about a dozen attorneys he contacts when conflicts arise on cases. Even so, he said they've sought attorneys from as far away as Madison on several occasions. One reason may be ...
The Northwest Chapter of the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association (WWOA) will hold its annual meeting and conference on Saturday, April 21, at Flat Creek Inn and Suites, 10290 Highway 27 in Hayward. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 9:30, and finishing by 2 p.m..
Owners of a deer farm in Washington County where a deer recently tested positive for chronic wasting disease say they will comply with a request to depopulate a related herd hundreds of miles away in Bayfield County. A buck at Tamarak Elk and Deer Farm in Kewaskum tested positive for CWD in ...
Voters in a pair of Bayfield County Supervisory Races will have decisions to make about who to select for the upcoming County Board term. Both races pit political newcomers against former incumbents. In District 2, former supervisor, County Clerk and County Administrator Tom Gordon will be facing off ...

In the case of the deer recently transferred to Bayfield County, McGraw said, it may be best to try to get the deer off the landscape. That's what Rep. Nick Milroy, D-South Range, is pushing for. He sent a letter to DATCP Secretary Sheila Harsdorf on Friday asking that all the deer that were transported off the ...
Those released from jail or prison can have a difficult time finding housing, employment or treatment, said Bayfield County Sheriff Paul Susienka. “There are people who serve time in jail who when released are pretty well set. They have a home. They may have a job. They may have a family. They're fairly ...
In northern Wisconsin, Douglas County nursing homes lost $2.3 million from 2015 to 2016. During the same time span, Bayfield County's only nursing home lost $811,000. Bayfield County Administrator Mark Abeles-Allison said they'd like to see the state raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to no less than ...
The projects are part of a larger effort by the Wisconsin Criminal Justice Coordinating Council through the Evidence-Based Decision Making Initiative. Bayfield County Sheriff Paul Susienka says those released from jail or prison can have a difficult time finding housing, employment or treatment. Bayfield is ...
“We house all people convicted of criminal offenses in Bayfield County and that would include tribal members and that would (have) historically been the case here,” he said. “Most of the people arrested on criminal charges are by the Red Cliff tribe's own police department although we have jurisdiction and ...
Bayfield County was among those that experienced an increase in sales tax revenues during 2017, said Mary Motiff, county tourism director. "We can't take credit for all of those revenues with tourism, but tourism is certainly a major component of our sales tax," she said. "We had our best year ever with our ...
Scotch pine, Austrian pine and Norway spruce were all given a try. When I asked Jason Holmes, a Bayfield County forester, about the success of these foreigners, he admitted that “unforeseen pests weren't very welcoming to these European tree immigrants. Scotch (or Scots) pine was a classic example of ...
The Center for Continuing Education at the University of Wisconsin-Superior announced the following people have graduated from their Human Resource Certificate Program: Sara Wartman from the Bayfield County Health Department; Catherine Schneeweis from Saint Ann's in Duluth and Andria Bordes ...
A National Weather Service spotter near Oulu in Bayfield County reported 4.6 inches of snow between 12:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday, with total snowfall of nearly 14 inches — and counting — through 5:45 p.m. A spotter reported 7 inches of snow and counting near Amnicon Falls State Park.A winter ...
With plans to repave the highway next year, Jackman said he is working with his counterpart in Bayfield County to consolidate the stretches to clearly define who is responsible ... While talks are ongoing, one option is to designate the northern 2 miles as Bayfield County's and clarify ownership with the state.
Storm damage at the Washburn coal dock, a popular fishing spot and an important commercial facility has threatened to become irreparable, but a nearly $1.3 million state DOT grant will allow repairs to the dock, first built in the 1880s, to take place. That grant and he projected sale of Mount Telemark are ...

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – At least one person was injured Thursday morning after a semi-truck smashed into a home in northwestern Wisconsin, authorities say. The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a crash just before 9 a.m. on Highway 2 at Near District Avenue in Iron River, which is in Bayfield ...
Unless candidates act quickly to file for office, there will be at least three seats on the Bayfield County Board without hopefuls on the ballot. According to information released by Ashland County Clerk Heather Schutte, the District 4 seat formerly held by Tom Waby of Ashland remains vacant, as it has been ...
The Tuscobia Trail will be groomed and is open this week, as is the Chequamegon Trail. All snowmobile trails in the Cable area and Bayfield County are officially open as of Dec. 15. As of Tuesday, Dec. 19, all trails in the system will be rolled and there will be a four- to six-inch base afterward. Trails are in ...
They're the first confirmed cougar sightings in northwestern Wisconsin since one was spotted in Bayfield County in 2015, and the first confirmed sightings in Douglas County since 2011, according to the DNR. A cougar was captured on several trail cameras in central Wisconsin between August and October ...
"Superior Shores," developed by the Whittlesey Creek 4-H Club of Bayfield County, has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Cedar Crest Ice Cream 4-H Flavor Contest. The winning flavor features vanilla ice cream with chocolate “rocks” and a “wave” of blueberry and raspberry fruit swirl. It will be ...
MADISON – Superior Shores, developed by the Whittlesey Creek 4-H Club of Bayfield County, was chosen as the winner of the 2017 Cedar Crest Ice Cream 4-H Flavor Contest. Selected as the winner from the field of dozens of contestants, Superior Shores will be available statewide in time to celebrate ...
Bayfield County Sheriff's Sergeant Andy Runice will help answer these questions at the next Community Conversation to be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Forest Lodge Library in Cable. There will be time for questions from the audience or, questions may be submitted by email in advance.
UPDATE: An Eau Claire man accused of stalking and sexually assaulting a former co-worker, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Wednesday December 6. Bayfield County Chief Deputy Dan Clark told News 18, that Garland Balmer's body was found on family property last Wednesday in ...
Deer hunt3.jpg. A father-daughter duo shot two bucks over the Thanksgiving weekend of the gun deer season. Donovan Stone and his daughter Grace shot an 8-pointer and a 9-pointer, respectively, in Bayfield County. Deer hunt4.jpg. Greta Maki, daughter of Kristy and Eric Maki of Hayward, shot her first ...
The state is funding pilot projects aimed at reducing recidivism with money from the federal Byrne Justice Assistance Grant program. Those released from jail or prison can struggle to find housing, employment or treatment, said Bayfield County Sheriff Paul Susienka. "There are people who serve time in jail ...
Ashland and Bayfield County youth gathered at the Bretting Community Center for an archery series presented by the UWEX Ashland & Bayfield County 4-H held last year. The series is a result of the collaboration between UWEX, the Chequamegon Archery Club, and the City of Ashland Parks and ...
Besides the vote in all municipalities for the Justice of the State Supreme Court, there won't be any primary races to vote on Feb. 20 for any of the Bayfield County Districts. Only three of the 13 Districts will be contested this spring, and each has two candidates listed. As such, they will be voted on during the ...
Despite cold temperatures and the appearance of an ice pack, conditions on the Apostle Island National Lakeshore Ice Caves are very poor and the caves remain inaccessible. The park's ice rescue team tested the ice over the weekend of Jan. 6 and found the early ice and slush didn't form well. It blew into ...
Northern Wisconsin's Bayfield County was prevented from enacting an ordinance designed to protect the City of Ashland's drinking water on the basis of a low percentage of the county's land being covered by NMP's. Similar to Crawford County, 14 percent of Bayfield County's land is covered by an NMP.
They are also watching a Bayfield County woods that had a successful nest in 2016, and parts of Vilas and Jackson counties where the birds have been spotted off and on since 2008. “You never want all your eggs in one basket, no pun intended,” said Davin Lopez, a state Department of Natural Resources ...
They are also watching a Bayfield County woods that had a successful nest in 2016, and parts of Vilas and Jackson counties where the birds have been spotted off and on since 2008. “You never want all your eggs in one basket, no pun intended,” said Davin Lopez, a state Department of Natural Resources ...
They're the first confirmed cougar sightings in northwestern Wisconsin since one was spotted in Bayfield County in 2015, and the first confirmed sightings in Douglas County since 2011, according to the DNR. A cougar was captured on several trail cameras in central Wisconsin between August and October ...
"Superior Shores," developed by the Whittlesey Creek 4-H Club of Bayfield County, has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Cedar Crest Ice Cream 4-H Flavor Contest. The winning flavor features vanilla ice cream with chocolate “rocks” and a “wave” of blueberry and raspberry fruit swirl. It will be ...
MADISON – Superior Shores, developed by the Whittlesey Creek 4-H Club of Bayfield County, was chosen as the winner of the 2017 Cedar Crest Ice Cream 4-H Flavor Contest. Selected as the winner from the field of dozens of contestants, Superior Shores will be available statewide in time to celebrate ...
Bayfield County Sheriff's Sergeant Andy Runice will help answer these questions at the next Community Conversation to be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Forest Lodge Library in Cable. There will be time for questions from the audience or, questions may be submitted by email in advance.
UPDATE: An Eau Claire man accused of stalking and sexually assaulting a former co-worker, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Wednesday December 6. Bayfield County Chief Deputy Dan Clark told News 18, that Garland Balmer's body was found on family property last Wednesday in ...
Deer hunt3.jpg. A father-daughter duo shot two bucks over the Thanksgiving weekend of the gun deer season. Donovan Stone and his daughter Grace shot an 8-pointer and a 9-pointer, respectively, in Bayfield County. Deer hunt4.jpg. Greta Maki, daughter of Kristy and Eric Maki of Hayward, shot her first ...
Other totals from this area included: Washburn County—1,589 bucks this year (compared to 1,536 last year) and 1,645 antlerless (1,923); Bayfield County—2,206 bucks (2,009 in 2016) and 1,587 antlerless (258). In the Northern Forest as a whole, 26,437 bucks were registered in the 2017 gun season ...
The company also plans to buy an adjacent 500 acres to add golf courses and lake access to the now land-locked property in southern Bayfield County. Jim Kelley, one of two managing partners with HK, believes his company's plans will be the right fit for resort that is a three-hour drive from the Twin Cities ...
The company also plans to buy an adjacent 500 acres to add golf courses and lake access to the now land-locked property in southern Bayfield County. Jim Kelley, one of two managing partners with HK, believes his company's plans will be the right fit for resort that is a three-hour drive from the Twin Cities ...
“During this period, the support HK has received from the Town of Cable, Bayfield County Supervisors, Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation, American Birkebeiner® Ski Foundation, Cable Area Chamber of Commerce as well as many local and regional businesses has been extremely ...
The United Way of Wisconsin estimates that a very conservative survival budget for a family of four in Ashland County would require an hourly wage of $25.81/hour, and for Bayfield County it would require $26.87/hour. Factoring out the families and individuals that fall below the Federal Poverty Level (16 ...
CORE was founded in 2006, with the goal to provide programs and services that support aging- friendly communities and to help all remain engaged in their community. The organization serves northern Bayfield County including residents in Washburn, Cornucopia, La Pointe, Bayfield, Red Cliff and the ...
Pikes Bay Marina broke ground on a new 3,500-square-foot Vessel Service Center Nov. 7. The facility will include a 50-foot service bay, specialty tool bays, a vessel parts and inventory showroom and new customer service offices. Pikes Bay Marina General Manager, Steve Linton, said that the growth of ...
Doorn's Inn is one of two businesses the vanDoorns own along County N in mid-Bayfield County. Food, drink and television are the main draws, but they also have meat raffles most Sundays, too. Most patrons are out-of-towners, according to Bob vanDoorn. He guesses it might be a bit too noisy for the ...
Bayfield County: Jim's Bait Shop, 2995 Lake Road (east side of Hwy. 27), Barnes, phone (715) 795-3150;. Sawyer County: Flambeau Forest Inn, W980 Hwy. W, south of Winter, phone (715) 332-5404; Helsing's Bar, corner of Hwy. 27-70 and Clark Street, Radisson, (715) 945-3335; Marie's Hideaway, Hwy.
MADISON – A Bayfield County man the government believes worked in one northern Wisconsin's largest methamphetamine sales rings was ...
Bayfield County Circuit Judge John Anderson isn't sure loan payoffs is the answer but is "happy the Legislature is at least talking something" ...


 

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