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Town Board Votes against Town Ownership of the Siskiwit River Protection Project

After many discussions and weighing of all information and concerns of both the pros and cons of local ownership of the former Swenson and Dorau acres on the Siskiwit River, the Town of Bell Board voted, on October 10th 2017, to postpone indefinitely, the acceptance of the NOAA grant award for the purchase of the […]

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Standing room only crowd on hand to gain information about the Siskiwit River Preservation Project

Thursday, June 29, 2017, the large gathering room at the Cornucopia Community Center was filled with resident voters and summer home property owners to learn about, question, and share concerns, regarding the possible ownership by the Town of Bell of 95 acres known as the Swenson property on the Siskiwit River and 5 additional acres […]

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Town Board to hold a special meeting

The Town of Bell Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting at 7 PM Tues June 20th to discuss zoning issues regarding the Siskiwit River Preservation Project and other issues regarding land use in the Town.  The public is invited to attend.

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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. 👍 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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White-nose Syndrome spreads in Wisconsin

Wisconsin sites see 30-100 percent decreases; Call goes out to report surviving bats this summer

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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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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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Get a Complete WI DNR Fishing Report Online

Fishing season is just around the corner and it’s time to get excited about what the new year might bring to Wisconsin anglers. What better way to feed that excitement by reviewing the 2017 Wisconsin Fishing Report – a detailed newspaper of fishing in Wisconsin waters and fishing forecasts for the coming year. The Wisconsin […]

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Beaches at Cornucopia Will Be Tested This Summer for E-coli Bacteria

Anne Marie Coy of the Bayfield County Health Department has sent Parks and Lands Chairman Michael O’Bryon, notice that testing for E-coli bacteria will be done every two weeks (give or take) of the Cornucopia beaches this summer. They will have signs that they will get up in the next couple of days that will […]

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Parks and Lands Committee Meeting Minutes April 11, 2017

  Present: Mike O’Bryon, Yvette Fleming, Alan Hahn, Gordon Anderson, Gina Emily, Judy Kerr, Tom Mason   Upcoming events: Saturday, April 15th, Rock collection and movement at Breakwall in Marina Saturday, April 29th (alternate: May 6th) cleanup of Town Roads, Corny Beach, Siskiwit Campground, etc. 10 am at the Community Center. Pot Luck snacks will […]

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