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Elcho School Project Surges Ahead

The new front entrance of the Elcho school is taking shape, adding emphasis to an ongoing $18 million project that will almost totally remake the footprint of the complex. Under the direction of Earl Doc Smith of EDS Builders, crews from a variety of trades have been working at a snappy pace on the building,…

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Canopy Gardens Remains Family Operation With Partnership Deal

Pete and Pam Augustyn, owners of Canopy Gardens, have added their son-in-law and daughter, Cory and Lindy Price, as partners. “The hunt for someone to take over our farm has finally come to a very successful close,” Pete Augustyn, owner of the hydroponic produce farm for the last 22 years, said. The new couple will transition into the business over the next…

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Cutlass Motor Lodge is Back to Life as Apartments

The new Cutlass apartments, 25 units carved out of what was once one of the north’s original motor lodges, will be unveiled at an open house on Saturday. The grand opening comes 17 months after the Antigo Common Council approved the necessary permits for the development by Minneapolis-based Trimac Rentals, made up of a mix…

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State Fair Recognizes Families Owning 100 and 150 year Old Farms

Farm families are proud of their long history and hundreds of them showed up at State Fair in West Allis to celebrate their farm heritage Tuesday, Aug. 8 at the Century and Sesquicentennial Farm Breakfast. Their pride showed in their faces and in the stories they shared with others celebrating 100 or 150 years of their…

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