The Story of Adamski Sugar Bush

January 31, 2023

On January 14, 2023, at the WMSPA Winter Institute and Maple Vendor Trade Show in Marshfield, WI; Gary and Vicki Adamski of Adamski Sugar Bush, Antigo, WI were awarded the 2023 Lifetime member award. Gary and Vicky Adamski’s maple experience started when they were very young, just out of high school. Tapping trees on the…

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New trucking program gives the industry hope to get younger

December 12, 2022

With the entire country nearly 80,000 truck drivers short, the industry is looking for ways to bring in the younger generation, and they may have found a potential answer.   The ‘Safe Driver Apprenticeship Program’ allows for people ages 18-20 to be able to work, and drive out of state, something they wouldn’t have been…

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Neves Celebrate 20 Years in Business

December 6, 2022

For the past two decades, Gordon and Lisa Neve have immersed themselves in nearly every aspect of the Antigo community—literally from floor to ceiling. Monday, December 5, 2022, marked the 20-year anniversary of the couple’s ownership of what is now Neve’s Floors To Go Furniture & Mattress Gallery at 710 Fifth Ave. Like anyone in…

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Nurtured by talent and knowledge, North Wood Blooms is flourishing

December 6, 2022

Like a garden filled with flowers, a small business needs nurturing to grow and survive. That’s the message Andi Gretzinger, founder of North Wood Blooms, shares with students in the entrepreneurship training program hosted by Langlade County Economic Development Corporation (LCEDC) in cooperation with the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The series of classes,…

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Sawmilling and Woodworking for Education in Wisconsin

November 17, 2022

Located in Northern Wisconsin, in the small town of Antigo, Travis Allen and Logan Wells have dedicated their talents to teaching sawmilling and woodworking at Northcentral Technical College (NTC). In doing so, Travis and Logan have set their sights on educating and preparing the next generation of woodworkers and forest products professionals. NTC instructors Travis and Logan…

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$110,000 donated to begin saw filing training at NTC’s Antigo campus

November 10, 2022

A $110,000 donation will support the forest products industry through a newly developed saw filing training program at Northcentral Technical College’s Antigo campus. The donation is the result of feedback from industry partners that prompted NTC to launch a capital campaign for the necessary equipment needed to offer the training. According to feedback from industry…

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In ‘ecosystem of entrepreneurship,’ knowledge is key

October 27, 2022

Entrepreneurs aren’t born with “business smarts,” they learn them. That’s the focus of the Langlade County Economic Development Corporation’s entrepreneurship training program, a nine-week series of classes designed to nurture future business leaders in a diverse and ever-changing environment. According to Angie Close, EDC executive director, the training program–offered through the Wisconsin Small Business Development…

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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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