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Lincoln County was created by the Wisconsin Legislature on March 4, 1874, with a population of 895, and land area of 2,750,000 acres. At that time Lincoln County included most of present day Oneida and Vilas Counties, as well as parts of present day Langlade, Taylor, Price and Iron Counties. Lincoln County reached its present size in 1885.

The early progress of Lincoln County is synonymous with the growth of the logging industry. The pines and virgin hardwood forests attracted loggers from far and wide. As operations grew, settlements sprang up bringing the need for stores and other business places. In clearing the forest, the lumbermen were opening the way for the farmer.

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Enterovirus D68 - 1 Person Confirmed Ill in Wisconsin
Enterovirus D68 - 1 Person Confirmed Ill in Wisconsin

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has informed the WI Department of Health Services (DHS) that it has one person confirmed ill from Enterovirus D68 in the state. A child from Door County tested positive for the virus. Since mid-August, the CDC has received reports of clusters of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) infections that have occurred in multiple states, but this is the first confirmed case in Wisconsin.
Land Services Department Vehicle Purchase Quotation
The Lincoln County Land Services Department will accept quotations on the following equipment: Two (2) Automatic Transmission Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV)
2014-2015 Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program
The Lincoln County Department of Social Services is accepting requests for appointments to apply for the 2014-2015 Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) for Lincoln County residents.

Click here for appointment information.
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Sep. 30, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Fairgrounds Feasibility Study - William Budeingen Training Center
W6147 State RD 86
Tomahawk, WI 54487
Oct. 2, 2014 - 7:30 am
Highway Committee Meeting - Lincoln County Highway Department
100 Cooper Street, Commissioner's Office
Merrill, WI 54452
Oct. 2, 2014 - 6:00 pm
Social Services Committee - Lincoln County Health & Human Services Building
607 N Sales Street, Room 246
Merrill, WI 54452
Oct. 3, 2014 - 7:30 am
Finance & Insurance Committee Meeting - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N. Sales Street, Room 248
Merrill, WI 54452
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