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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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The Lincoln County Solid Waste Department, Merrill, WI will accept completed Bidder’s Proof of Responsibility forms for construction projects to be performed in 2017 and 2018 at the Lincoln County Sanitary Landfill (LCSL), Merrill, WI.

The completion of the Statement of Bidder’s Proof of Responsibility form is required prior to submitting a bid for future construction work at the LCSL. Project bids submitted for new construction projects without previous submittal of the Bidder’s Proof of Responsibility Form and notification of successful standing will be rejected from consideration.

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Election Results - 2016 General Election - November 8, 2016



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Maintenance Department Pickup Truck
The Lincoln County Maintenance Department is seeking to contract with an individual or entity to purchase a 2016 or 2017 Four Wheel Drive ¾ or 1 ton pickup truck with Boss V-Plow FOB at the Lincoln County Government Service Center (Maintenance Garage) located at 801 N. Sales Street, Merrill WI 54452.
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Dec. 12, 2016 - 9:00 am
Forestry, Land and Parks Committee - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N Sales Street, Room 107
Merrill, WI 54452
Dec. 12, 2016 - 9:00 am
Joint Legislative Committee - Central Wisconsin Airport
Lower Level, Room 017
Mosinee, WI
Dec. 13, 2016 - 9:00 am
Traffic Safety Committee Meeting - Lincoln County Safety Building
1104 E 1st ST, Lower Level Conference Room
Merrill, WI 54452
Dec. 14, 2016 - 8:30 am
EMS/Judicial Committee Meeting - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N Sales Street, Room 248
Merrill, WI 54452
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