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New Shop Offers Ice Cream With Attitude

August 16, 2016

Excuse 17-year-old Mickey Zima if she’s a bit twisted these days. The young entrepreneur, daughter of Penny and Trace Zima has opened Twisted Ice Cream, offering premium ice cream, soft serve and gelato in an amazing array of always-changing flavors. The store is located in a just-renovated space inside Pennyz’s Party Town, also operated by the family. Although sparse in calendar years, Zima is long on entrepreneurial experience, offering spray-on tattoos and face-painting since she was eight and originally opening Twisted two years ago in Elcho. My parents asked me what I wanted to do and what I like and … Continue reading

This Is A Great Year For Farm Crops

August 16, 2016

Wisconsin, and Langlade County, are in the midst of a nearly perfect growing season, which cold lead to great yields but drive prices down. The National Agricultural Statistics Service has ranked Wisconsin’s for having the highest percentage of crops in excellent condition. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reports of July 31, 39 percent of the state’s corn was in excellent condition, 13 percentage points higher than second-place Illinois. Thirty-five percent of Wisconsin soybeans were in excellent condition, 9 percent higher than second-place Tennessee. Wisconsin also leads the country with the highest percentage of corn and soybeans in either good or … Continue reading

New Park Pavilion Taking Shape

August 16, 2016

The city of Antigo Parks, Cemetery and Recreation Department is capping a successful summer season, and there is no more clear evidence of its accomplishments than the stunning all-season pavilion now under construction off Sixth Avenue in Peaceful Valley Park. The report on the range department activities was presented to the Antigo Common Council Wednesday. Funded in part by the Heinzen family, Remington Foundation and a Department of Natural Resources grant, the pavilion features a cantilevered roof, creating an attractive and slightly difference appearance. When completed, the open-sided structure will also be lined with garage doors, able to be pulled … Continue reading

Wisconsin Broadband Survey

August 3, 2016

The Wisconsin State Broadband Office is pleased to announce a survey that allows residents and businesses the opportunity to voice their need for improved internet access or service. The goal of the survey is to help state planners and policy makers better understand the need for improved internet access in our state. Please call or go online to complete this brief survey.  Click here to take the Residential Survey Click here to take the Business Survey If you are unable to access the website, please call toll free: (877) 360-2973 For more information about the survey please visit: www.psc.wi.gov/broadbandsurvey.htm The survey will remain open … Continue reading

Buck’s Rub Seasoning Is A Hit

July 26, 2016

Hilger develops line based on mom’s recipes. Some cooks jealously guard their secret family recipes. Jason Hilger thinks there is no better tribute to his mother, Judi, than sharing them with the world. Hilger and Lynn Karl have created Buck Rub Seasonings, LLC, a new spice company with seasoned blends for everything from venison and burgers to steak, ribs and chicken. Unveiled in 2015, the spice blends are already proving to be a hit with grilling connoisseurs across the northwoods, Midwest and, soon, nationally. “It’s exciting. It’s very exciting,” Hilger, who lives just south of Antigo, said. “We’ve had some great … Continue reading

Entrepreneurial Training Course Offered

July 15, 2016

The Langlade County Economic Development Corporation will be partnering with NTC to offer an Entrepreneurship Training Course – Basic Business Plan.  The course will be on Thursdays starting September 15, 2016 and runs through November 10, 2016.  The classes will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 at the NTC Campus in Antigo.  The class fee is $275 with a $250 scholarship available upon successful completion.  In addition, a $50 non-refundable workbook fee will also be assessed.  For more information call 715-623-5123, email aclose@co.langlade.wi.us, download the flyer, or attend one of the free Exploring Entrepreneurship Workshops in Elcho, White Lake and Antigo. … Continue reading

Celebrations Is New To Town And Ready With Food, Drink, And Fun Atmosphere

July 14, 2016

If you are looking for a reason to celebrate a good time in Antigo without any particular reason to do so, you should consider checking out Celebrations Food & Drink just south of town, directly on Highway 45. Owner Ann Richardson has been in the service industry for years, working in the back of the house, waitressing, and bartending. With the experience of knowing how a restaurant operates, Richardson said eventually owning one was something that she had always wanted to do. Richardson, along with her business partner and husband, Jesse, had scoped out nearly 60 other properties this last … Continue reading

Aspirus Langlade Hospital Breaks Ground on $4.2 million Rosalia Gardens Addition

July 13, 2016

Officials from Aspirus Langlade Hospital Monday broke ground on a $4.2 million addition to Rosalia Gardens, with Hospital Administrator Dave Schneider calling the assisted living facility an opportunity to see God in action. Schneider was joined by representatives of the design team, hospital board of directors, medical staff and Sisters Dolores Demulling, Adele Demulling and Jean Bricco of the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph at the event, which included music and a brief service. It’s a great service and it is really who we are at Aspirus Langlade Hospital and Rosalia Gardens. There is no greater calling, no greater purpose, … Continue reading

Prosser Place Estates Take Shape On North Side, Fill A Niche For Newer Apartments

July 12, 2016

The first in a series of sparkling apartments, featuring the latest in design details and amenities, is now open on Antigo’s north side. As construction continues on the site off Prosser Avenue, couples and families are moving into the inaugural building—one of six—that make up Prosser Place Estates. The rentals are filling up, Randy Jensen, site manager, said. Jensen’s office is located in a model two-bedroom, ground floor unit. He said visitors and tenants have been commenting on the building exteriors and color palettes, the updated fixtures, flooring and other details. Everyone loves the location, he added. People are telling … Continue reading

Rosalia Gardens Groundbreaking For Expansion Begins This Afternoon

July 12, 2016

A groundbreaking ceremony was held at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2016 on the future site of the addition to Rosalia Gardens, Assisted Living Facility located on Flight Road in Antigo. Representatives from Aspirus Langlade Hospital, the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph, Community Living Solutions and community members will gather to celebrate the 19,022 square-foot project that will provide 25 additional private rooms, dedicated Hospice rooms, expansion of the Adult Day Care as well as private and communal dining with several dining options and venues for residents to enjoy.  The design of the facility supports a social household model that … Continue reading