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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.
Lincoln County Fall Timber Sale
Lincoln County Forestry, Land & Parks Department is offering 11 timber sales for the November 10, 2014 Fall Timber Sale.
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Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:00 am
North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission - Midway Hotel & Hoffman House Restaurant
Birch Room, 2901 Martin Ave
Wausau, WI
Oct. 29, 2014 - 6:00 pm
Solid Waste Committee Meeting - Solid Waste Office
N4750 Landfill Lane
Merrill, WI 54452
Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
North Central Health Care (NCHC) - North Central Health Care
1100 Lake View Drive
Wausau, WI
Oct. 30, 2014 - 6:00 pm
Board of Health Committee Meeting - Lincoln County Health & Human Services
607 N Sales Street - Clinic Room
Merrill, WI 54452
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