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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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Maintenance Shop Roof RFP
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The Lincoln County Maintenance Department is requesting proposals to install a new metal roof on the Maintenance Shop located at 100 Cooper Street, Merrill, WI 54452.

The current roof consists of a wood base with asphalt shingles. The shingled roof is in need of repair and updated to a steel roofing material.

The County is currently looking for potential vendors who can provide all services necessary to cover the existing roof with metal at the Maintenance shop location.
Summer ATV Trails
The state-funded Lincoln County Summer ATV trail system will open for use at 8 am on Friday, May 23, 2014.

Lincoln County's summer ATV trail system are open to side-by-side UTV's that meet the standard definition and are registered with the Wisconsin DNR.

Please use caution as some areas are still wet and in early season condition.

For public ATV & UTV registrations, in addition to the 2 side decals furnished by DNR, owners will be required to furnish their own rear plate. Access the following link for detailed information: www.co.lincoln.wi.us/i/d/2012_utv.atv_info.pdf
Tax Delinquent Land for Sale
Lincoln County is offering 10 tax delinquent parcels for sale.

Note: Minimum bid prices have been reduced.

For parcel maps click the following link then scroll down to Tax Delinquent Land. www.co.lincoln.wi.us/departments/forms_and_documents/?department=01dbebcab494
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Aug. 4, 2014 - 8:00 am
Personnel Committee Meeting - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N Sales Street - Room 248
Merrill, WI 54452
Aug. 5, 2014 - 5:30 pm
Administrative & Legislative Meeting - Cancelled - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N Sales Street, Room 248
Merrill, WI 54452
Aug. 7, 2014 - 6:00 pm
Social Services Committee Meeting - Health & Human Services Building
607 N Sales St. - Room 246
Merrill, WI 54452
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