The Town of Bell will be offering a paper shredding event on Dec. 5th from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the Town Recycle Center. Confidential Records Inc. will be on site to accept up to 3 boxes or bags per person or about a 100 pounds for no cost. Please be sure to have…

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Notice is hereby given that a public hearing on the proposed 2021 town budget of the Town of Bell will be held on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Bell Community Center. Budget detail is available from Town Clerk MaryBeth Tillmans, available at 715 – 742 – 3337. Notice is…

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From Bayfield County Emergency Management Director Jan Victorson: In these times of pandemic, it is a challenge to focus on “other” subjects related to preparedness. I am hoping daylight saving time provides an “additional hour” to consider/complete safety checks that could help save lives during an emergency. A few reminders: SMOKE ALARMS – Smoke alarms…

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Testing opportunities for COVID-19 will be available at the following locations and dates: ASHLAND COUNTY HIGHWAY GARAGE – 39181 State Hwy 13, Highbridge • Thursday, October 22nd – 11 to 5 • Thursday, November 5th – 11 to 5 • Thursday, November 19th – 11 to 5 • Thursday, December 3rd – 11 to 5…

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Following Governor Evers’ Emergency Order #3, which limits public gathering spaces to 25% capacity, the large room in the Community Center will have a maximum capacity of 41 persons until November 6, as agreed by the Town Board at its regular meeting on October 13, 2020.

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Bayfield County will be hosting three Flu Immunization Clinics this fall. The scheduled dates are: Wednesday – October 7th – 11am to 7pm – Washburn Fire Hall (1021 N Washington Ave) Wednesday – October 14th – 11am to 7pm – Drummond Fire Hall (62650 Front Ave) Tuesday – October 20th – 11am to 7pm –…

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People’s Maps Commission Seeking Public Comment On Redistricting Maps First Public Hearing Oct. 1 MADISON – The People’s Maps Commission is holding an online public hearing 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, to seek public input on the upcoming redrawing of legislative redistricting maps. The hearing is the first in a series of…

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Gov. Tony Evers today declared a new public health emergency in Wisconsin due to recent surge in cases among young people and issued a new face coverings order effective immediately. Executive Order #90 is available here. Emergency Order #1 is available here. Both orders are effective immediately and will expire after sixty days or with a subsequent…

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Gov. Tony Evers, with Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm, today encouraged Wisconsinites who have lost their health insurance coverage at any point this year to visit HealthCare.gov to enroll in healthcare coverage that works for them. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared the COVID-19…

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Bayfield County has again partnered with the Wisconsin National Guard to provide community testing for COVID-19. Testing will be available on Friday, September 18 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bayfield County Garage, located in Washburn at 311 S 1st Avenue E. Symptomatic persons or close contacts of positive cases are preferred. Testing…

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