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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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NOTICE RUMBLE STRIPS ON ROAD PROJECTS IN LINCOLN COUNTY
NOTICE – RUMBLE STRIPS ON ROAD PROJECTS IN LINCOLN COUNTY

Lincoln County is utilizing temporary rumble strips on construction and maintenance projects occurring on State Highways and county roadways. Signs will alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and installation of the temporary rumble strips. Typically, six rumble strips are placed at each end of the work zone.
Request for Proposal - Lease to Own Two Four-wheel Drive Tractors
The Lincoln County Highway Department is seeking a lease-to-own contract (with a 3 year purchase option term) for two 100 Horsepower/85 PTO horsepower tractors with a manufacturer’s warranty. Included as trade-ins are two (2) CASE IH Farmall 95 tractors.

Click here to view the full RFP.
US 51 Lane Closures Scheduled to Begin Next Week in Lincoln County
Beginning Tuesday, May 17, motorists on southbound US 51 can expect to encounter single lane closures between Lincoln County J and Lincoln County K in Irma.

The lane closures are necessary for crews to complete pavement repairs. All work is scheduled for completion by the end of the day Thursday, May 26.
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May 26, 2016 - 10:00 am
North Central ITBEC Board and Tourism & Economic Development Advisory Committee Joint Meeting - Forest County Courthouse
County Board Room
200 E Madison Street
Crandon, WI 54520
May 26, 2016
Zoning Board of Adjustment - Lincoln County Service Center, Room #156.
May 30, 2016
2016 Holiday Schedule
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