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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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Cell Phone Ban in Work Zones
WISCONSIN — A new Wisconsin law takes effect Saturday, October 1st making it illegal to talk on a hand-held mobile device while driving through a work zone. The law is part of Wisconsin’s continued efforts to reduce distracted driving and enhance highway safety.

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Just Fix It - Turnout for Transportation
Just Fix It - Turnout for Transportation

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 @ 7:00PM
Lincoln County Service Center
801 N. Sales Street - County Board Room 257
Merrill, WI

Agenda: Attend the Transportation Development Association's first-ever statewide transportation town hall event, occurring in all 72 counties on Sept. 29, 2016 @ 7pm. Meeting attendees will include county, city, and town officials as well as members of the public and media.

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Sep. 28, 2016 - 10:00 am
ACRC-CW Meeting - 1000 Lakeview Drive
Wausau, WI
Sep. 28, 2016 - 1:00 pm
Community Care Connections of Wisconsin (CCCW) - CCCW
1200 Lakeview Drive
Suite 100
Wausau, WI 54403
Sep. 28, 2016 - 5:30 pm
Finance & Insurance Committee Meeting - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N Sales Street, Room 248
Merrill, WI 54452
Sep. 28, 2016 - 6:00 pm
Lincoln County Board of Supervisors Meeting - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N Sales Street, Room 257
Merrill, WI 54452
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