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Changing of the Guard for Antigo’s Country Kitchen

A new era—with a continued reliance on long-standing favorites—is coming to Antigo’s Country Kitchen. After nearly 40 years, owners Jeff and Judy Steber have turned over the keys to Lisa Summ, a longtime member of the Country Kitchen family and an employee at the restaurant for the last eight years.

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Langlade Hospital Gets a New Administrator

For the first time in almost three decades, Aspirus Langlade Hospital has a new person in the head office. On June 14, Andrew Andy Barth took the helm as new chief executive officer, replacing Dave Schneider, who retired this month after serving in the leadership capacity since 1989.

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Rodeo Event Highlights Wisconsin’s Equestrian Background with Help from Tourism Grant

Northwoods Triple Crown Festival is highlighting the best of Wisconsin’s equestrian background with a three-day family-friendly event. With help from a $26,677 Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) Grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, Black Hawk Hill Horse Park, Inc. is bringing the excitement of classic rodeo-style events to the Langlade County Fairgrounds in Antigo on August 11-13.

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Gilberts Make Switch to Sentry

The store known well to the Antigo and Langlade County area as Butch’s SuperValu was shifted to become Gilbert’s Sentry this week. The signs went up Thursday, a new advertising campaign was launched, and the store will undergo subtle changes in the coming months. Things will stay much the same, Tammy Gilbert, who has operated…

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Ground Formally Broken at Elcho

The Elcho School gymnasium rocked with enthusiasm Wednesday, as students, staff and the community celebrated the ground-breaking of the district’s $18 million building and renovation project. With big earth movers parked on the former school playground just yards away, district officials said thank you to a community that showed overwhelming support for education, agreeing to…

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Summer 2017 Youth Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification Course

Youth Tractor & Machinery Safety course will be offered in Langlade County on June 12- June 15, 2017.  The fee for the class is $75.00 per youth, space is limited to 20 youth. You can sign up at the Langlade County UW-Extension office. If you have further question feel free to contact Dan Marzu, Langlade County Agriculture…

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Antigo Receives Fab Lab Grant

Antigo was one of 21 school districts throughout Wisconsin to receive a grant from Governor Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Tuesday. Brian Misfeldt, District Administrator for the Unified School District of Antigo, says adding the fab lab will benefit students of all ages. “Our goal is to, as early as next…

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MoonShadow Dreams Offers art, Antiques and History To Downtown Antigo

The Antigo downtown has the capability of making an epic resurgence, especially with the ambition and passion of the owners of MoonShadow Dreams, Justin and Jennifer Welsh. The new storefront, located at the double-sided venue of 717 and 719 5th Ave, offers an eclectic variety of art, antiques and treasures that includes something for everyone….

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It Has Been an Unusual Year for Mapling

Maple sapping season started early across the northwoods and it may be lingering late. Producers of nature’s sweetest treat started tapping trees in mid-February, weeks earlier than usual, and the up and down temperatures of March have turned the spigots on and off since. ‘It’s been an unusual year, Jim Adamski of Adamski’s Sugarbush, one…

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Sartori Cheese Produced Here Best in the U.S.

Wisconsin cheesemakers continued their impressive run as a black pepper Italian-inspired cheese from Sartori Cheese in Antigo was named the top cheese in the country, while a cheddar from Weyauwega and a Gouda from Thorp were first and second runnersup. The announcement was made Thursday night as the 19th Biennial U.S. Championship Cheese Contest came…

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Featured Property – Duffek Sand & Gravel

Duffek Sand and Gravel shop/office complex is located off of Highway 64 Bypass. This is a large 4000 sq ft office building with lobby entrance, 10 offices, kitchenette, conference room and 2 bathrooms on the main level. The building is constructed with insulated concrete and is very efficient to heat and cool. There is a…

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