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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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CTH CC Bridge Closure
Lincoln County Highway Commissioner, Kelly Reith, advises that the CTH CC Bridge over the Tomahawk River will be closed to all traffic from Monday, June 27th to approximately Friday, July 22nd, due to necessary bridge deck resurfacing and repairs. Detour routes will be posted and will include; N. 4th Street, CTH U, STH 8 and Tannery Road.
Request for Proposal - Human Services Third Floor Flooring Project
The Lincoln County Maintenance Department is seeking to contract with an individual or entity to install approximately 1700 square feet of Epoxy Decorative Broadcast flooring to the third floor of the Health and Human Services building located at 607 N. Sales Street, Merrill WI 54452.

Click here to view the full RFP and click here to view the addendum.
Request for Proposal - Survey Grade GPS Equipment - Land Services
The Land Services Department is seeking to purchase a survey grade network RTK GNSS GPS Receiver and necessary accompanying hardware and software.

Click here to view the full RFP.
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June 28, 2016 - 10:00 am
Local Emergency Planning Committee - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N Sales ST, Room 248
Merrill, WI 54452
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