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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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2016 Bayfield County Snowmobile Trails Opening

Click on the link below to get a notice of Snowmobile Trail Openings and conditions at the beginning of the 2016-2017 winter season.  Be safe and enjoy winter’s glory. 2016 BayCo Snowmobile trail opening-1

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Pet Animal Vaccination Clinic Scheduled for Cornucopia January 14

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Man receives posthumous honor for attempting to save mother’s life

Man receives posthumous honor for attempting to save mother’s life Posted: Dec 21, 2016 1:25 PM CSTUpdated: Dec 21, 2016 1:26 PM CST By Krystal Frasier CONNECT    CORNUCOPIA, WI –A man who died trying to save his mother’s life in May of 2015 is being honored with the Carnegie Medal. Dennis D. Swenson of […]

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Full time Residents of Bell Township To Receive Survey

Approval  to send out an Income Survey to full time residents for future potential Community Block Development  Grants (CBDG) was passed at the November meeting of the Town Board. J. Olson made a motion to approve sending out the survey and V. Lewis Hay 2nd the  motion.  The vote was unanimous. The Town of Bell  […]

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Pre-Application to FEMA for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program – Update

  The FEMA – Pre-Application for the Hazard Mitigation Grant for the reroute of the Siskiwit River to prevent a flooding disaster similar to Saxon Harbor has been submitted. The Wisconsin Emergency Management team will review all grant applications, reportedly 46 of them.  On November 16th they met with the Silver Jackets to go over them. The […]

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Wisconsin Lake Superior Byway 2015 Annual Report

The Cornucopia representative on the Wisconsin Lake Superior Byway, Eleanor Chernoff, has submitted the 2015 annual report for review. Wisconsin Lake Superior Byway 2015 Annual Report The Wisconsin Lake Superior Byway Intergovernmental Council is supported by the 13 communities along the byway. The council would like to thank you for your financial support – each […]

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