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Solin’s Tapped Maple Syrup LLC Offers ‘Small Batch’ Products, with a Few Twists

“Small batch,” a term made popular by craft brewers and bourbon-makers, has come to the sugarbush. As the sugaring season arrives— stubbornly slow—across the northwoods, Jeremy Solin has resurrected the Solin family sugarbush on Highway V north of Antigo as Tapped Maple Syrup LLC. He co-owns the business with his wife, Abi, offering maple syrup with a twist. “We start with our maple syrup…

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Norwood Residents Win Goat Cheese Recognition

The second time was a charm for Lacey Lamb, an exquisite cheese produced by Steve and Darlene Eckerman’s Phlox Farms. The cheese captured a first place award in the 2018 World Champion Cheese Contest Wednesday in Madison. Competing in the hard sheep’s milk cheese, nine months or longer class, the Eckerman’s smooth and mellow cheese scored 99.20, well above the second…

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Antigo Receives Tourism Grant

The Northwoods Triple Crown Festival in Antigo received a Year 2 Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism in the amount of $20,564 for the event which will be held August 10-12, 2018. The projected economic impact of this event is approximately $145,128. JEM grant funds are available to non-profit organizations…

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New STEM Program Offered to Area Youth

Why read about science when you can just do it? STEM Scouts, a new extra-curricular program for students in the area, re-imagines creative ways to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Students can interact with professionals in weekly hands-on lab sessions and discover new things in a fast-paced, thought-provoking, and fun way. The…

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Job Fair Set Here Tuesday

Matching workers and employers in an increasingly competitive hiring climate is the focus of the Antigo Area Business Job Fair, slated Tuesday at Northcentral Technical College in Antigo. Sponsored in part by the Pinnacle Team of Thrivent Financial, the event will run from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Employers will be on hand taking applications and completing interviews to match those seeking new—or better—jobs…

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Fab Lab is Part of ‘Awesome’ Project for Elementary, High School Students

Elementary students are studying “What Makes Antigo Awesome,” and one of the items they might include on that list is the high school’s new fabrication laboratory. What Makes Antigo Awesome Mosaic Tile Wall is a collaboration between elementary art instructor Andi Gretzinger, Tim Krueger, the high school graphic design instructor and fab lab interim coordinator, and the fifth grade classes at Spring Valley Elementary School, taught…

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Featured Property – Rube May’s Cafe

Check out this “GEM” of the northwoods, Ruby May’s Cafe! If you have been looking to make a change, and want to be your own boss this “turn key” business is your ticket out of the city! This adorable little cafe has been gutted and rebuilt from the studs out. It features 2 cozy dining…

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SBDC at UW-Stevens Point Offers Programming for Business Owners with the Antigo/Langlade Chamber of Commerce and the Langlade County Economic Development Corporation

Antigo/Langlade County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center and Langlade County Economic Development Corporation is partnering with SBDC at UW-Stevens Point to offer four programs in 2018 at no cost to area businesses on February 15, April 12, September 13, and November 6. All programs are held at 8-9:30 AM at the NTC Antigo Campus, 312 Forest Ave in room WT-108A.

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Job Fair February 2018

Looking for businesses to take part in a Job Fair on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, from 1:30 to 6:00 pm at Northcentral Technical College – Antigo Campus. Pinnacle Team of Thrivent Financial is sponsoring the job fair.

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Boys & Girls Club, District Join for Literacy Initiative

The Unified School District of Antigo and Boys & Girls Club of Langlade County will be joining an initiative to promote early literacy. The consortium has been awarded a $7.8 million Education Innovation and Research grant, from the Department of Education, to implement the newly-created SPARK program.

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New Parts of Elcho School Get Closer

Students are beginning to use portions of the new Elcho School, and plans are on track for the final basketball game of the season to be played in the sparkling and expansive gymnasium. Earl Doc Smith of EDS Builders, the construction manager for the $18 million building and renovation project, reported today that work is…

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