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Baseball Season Arrives, New Business Ready

And it was “Game On” in Antigo, as the downtown’s newest bar restaurant and banquet center kicked off the Major League Baseball season with the giant televisions tuned to the Milwaukee Brewer opener against the St. Louis Cardinals.“There’s not a bad seat in the house,” owner Randy Reese said.

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NTC Named a Top Training College in North America

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is pleased to be recognized as one of the top training colleges in North America by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), which is the world’s largest association in continuing education. The 2019 LERN Contract Training Award for Excellence in Improving Client Productivity was presented to NTC during the 2019 LERN conference…

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Lawmaker Receives State Library Award

Rep. Mary Felzkowski has been named Legislator of the Year for 2018 by the Wisconsin Library Association. The honor was presented Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in Antigo by the Antigo Public Library Board.

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NTC Adds Vacuum Drying Kiln Here

Langlade County, already a hub of the forest products industry in the northwoods, has gained a new educational tool. Recently local business and regional business and educational leaders gathered at Northcentral Technical College’s Wood Technology Center of Excellence in Antigo for the unveiling of a new VacuPress, a cutting-edge vacuum kiln drying technology.

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Elcho Dedicates Its Classy New School

The Elcho school addition has been in use since the start of the school year but that didn’t stop a substantial crowd for turning out for formal dedication ceremonies Saturday, March 9, 2019. Close to 100 people filled the school’s new theater, located just off the main entrance and commons area, and dozens took the tours of the new and remodeled areas including the fieldhouse, technical education, computer classrooms, child care and that spacious commons and fitness center.

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Elcho School Dedication Saturday

The Elcho School District will hold a dedication ceremony for its new building, approved by voters in a November 2016 referendum election, on Saturday. There will be a short program beginning at 10 a.m. in the new school theater followed by tours from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

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Waukesha Bearings Plans Expansion

Waukesha Bearings in Antigo is planning a major expansion. The Antigo City Plan Commission has approved a preliminary site plan for Waukesha Bearings Corp. to expand its plant at 703 Amron Avenue, the heart of the northside industrial park.

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New Business Opportunities Lead ’18 News

The top Langlade County story of 2018 simmered quietly over most of the year, before exploding onto the scene over the last three months. The city of Antigo’s entrepreneurship grant program, which had funded successful – and not so successful – business programs since the middle of 2015, this year sparked an amazing array of business projects in the downtown core.

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Quinlan’s Updating Facilities in Antigo

A venerable Antigo business is updating its facilities in a very big way. Quinlan’s Equipment, closing in on its sixth decade, is in the midst of a major expansion project that will add floor space, personnel and services to its southside Antigo location. Crews from Thiex Construction of Birnamwood have enclosed the main building’s east…

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