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The Cornucopia Marina Exspansion Project is complete

The Cornucopia Marina Committee is happy to report that the marina expansion project is complete. ¬†And it’s open way ahead of the June 1st completion deadline. ūüĎć This project was completed by the contacted companies of Nelson Construction and Atlas foundations. ¬†Along with donations of time, equipment, and material from: Halvorson Fisheries, ¬†Lazorik construction, Road […]

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Boat Launch at Bell Marina is Open Again

The Dredging of the area near the boat launch at the Cornucopia Marina complex is complete and the launch site is open again.  Work is still on schedule for the marina expansion to be completed by June, barring any problems.

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Town of Bell Board Pursues Grant for Recreational Non-motorized Trail at Birch Hill

A rather lengthy file follows of the paperwork¬†generated by the Town of Bell Board and resident citizen volunteer Bill Sloan. This work was necessary to secure a 50% cost grant from the WI DNR to develop a non-motorized trail on Spirit Point on 100 acres owned by the Town. If funds are granted, it is […]

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Solar panel at the Town of Bell Pavillion

The Town of Bell Goes Green

Town of Bell installed a solar electric lighting system in 2016 that offers lighting at both the Town’s flowing-well gazebo and the Swenson Pavilion.

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Town Road Crew Superintendent Forwards Roadway Right-of way Info FYI

Matt Hipsher, Bell Township Road Crew Superintendent, has submitted some WI legal information about Township road right-of-way issues after questions came up at the town’s annual about this subject and after Parks and Lands committee inquired about using right of way at Siskiwit Lake Boat Ramp Rd for additional parking there. ¬†He is researching additional […]

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***SISKIWIT RIVER PRESERVATION PROJECT HAS SEPARATE PLACE ON WEB SITE***

To see updated regular posts regarding the Siskiwit River Preservation Project go to the GOVERNMENT drop-down menu and click on Siskiwit River Project.

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The January, 2017 edition of The Northern Connection is now available on the DOA Northern Region webpage

Greetings — The January, 2017 edition of The Northern Connection is now available on the DOA Northern Region webpage at: http://www.doa.state.wi.us/Documents/DIR/Northern_Office/January_2017_The_Northern_Connection.pdf Highlights include: Governor’s¬†Business Plan Contest¬† Wisconsin YES! (Youth Entrepreneurs in Science) Important Application Trainings for CDBG & READI Grants Rural Wisconsin Today Report Nominations Open for Top Rural Development Awards Landowners – Win the […]

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Long Time Friend of Cornucopia Dies

Milton Fanta, a long time friend of Cornucopia and summer resident on Blueberry Lane passed away at the age of 87 on January 11, 2017. Watch this site for more details as they become available.

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Hazard Mitigation Grant Not Approved

The State of Wisconsin Division of Emergency Management informed the Town of Bell on January 6, 2017,¬†that our pre-application¬†submitted under DR-4276 for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to re-route the Siskiwit River at Highway 13 was not selected for funding. The State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Katie Sommers, reported that the DR-4288 program will not have […]

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Community Coffee with Friends and Neighbors to Begin January 5th

Escape the winter blahs and come¬†to the Cornucopia Community ¬†Center for coffee, treats, conversation, games and fellowship with friends and neighbors. ¬†Thursdays from 9-11 AM starting January 5th. ¬†Run by volunteers, this free event will run until April, 2017. ¬†Greatly enjoyed last season, several participants signed up last April to continue the Coffee with Friends […]

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