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Economic Development Corporation key player in revitalizing Antigo’s core

September 19, 2022

Local entrepreneurs, with help from the Langlade County Economic Development Corporation, are reimagining downtown Antigo Over the past 11 years, the EDC has worked with city, county, state, and federal officials on a variety of programs designed to strengthen the spine of the community. “We are seeing whole new investments in our downtown,” Angie Close,…

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Open only a few days, Langlade County Fair is a year-round economic driver

July 6, 2022

The County of Trails is known for its mix of industry and entertainment offerings. One event, being renewed for the 136th time on July 28-31, combines both. “County fairs are a longstanding, proud tradition in Wisconsin and we are thrilled our businesses and industries have been a part of it here for 136 years,” Angie…

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Featured Property – Dixie Lunch

June 9, 2022

Extremely successful and popular local business in newly renovated downtown Antigo. Two operating restaurants that have been in the Ourada family for over 75 years! Very unique business opportunity with 2 restaurants with 2 different menu types to attract a wide variety of customers. Come see this today and own a piece of history in…

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Langlade County Economic Development Corporation plays key role in succession plan for Johnson Electric Coil

May 31, 2022

With assistance from the Langlade County Economic Development Corporation, the future is bright for Johnson Electric Coil in Antigo. The manufacturer, a key player in the niche market of industrial transformers, has been purchased by Julie Berndt, who started at the company shortly after high school in 1991 and worked her way up the corporate…

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YouTube Channel Connects Generations, County’s History and Future

May 16, 2022

A project supported by the Langlade County Economic Development Corporation is connecting past with the present, teens with adults, and, ultimately, employees with employers. On Thursday, the LCEDC joined with the Langlade County Historical Society and the 4-H Tech Changemakers to launch a YouTube channel devoted to sharing the things that make our “County of…

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Recreation Opportunities Fuel Venerable Langlade County Business

May 9, 2022

For over eight decades, Suick Lure Company has been helping muskie fishermen land those elusive lunkers. The manufacturer, which recently relocated to a former elementary school northeast of Antigo, was the brainchild of fisherman and innovator Frank Suick. He developed the now-famous Thriller in the 1930s after studying the feeding habits of the fish on…

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Johnson Electric Coil Sale Completes Transition from Bockes to Berndt

January 20, 2022

The ownership of Johnson Electric Coil Company was transferred from Bill and Beth Bockes to Julie Berndt, company president, effective Jan. 3, 2022.

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Working Forests Celebrated during Wood Products Week

October 29, 2021

Forest products are so important to Wisconsin’s counties and to the state that Governor Tony Evers declared October 18-24, 2021 as Forest Products Week.

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Join Peace Lutheran Sunday to Salute a Successful Expansion Project

October 29, 2021

The public is invited to celebrate with Peace Lutheran Ministries of Antigo on Sunday, October 31, 2021, for the dedication of the brand new 16,710-square-foot expansion project. The dedication will take place at 11:30 a.m. outside of the new building in the 300 block of Lincoln Street.

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Flowers Business Growing into Larger Space

March 23, 2021

Flowers from the Heart on Fifth will soon move from leased space at 817 Fifth Ave. to purchased space at 819 Fifth Ave.

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