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Aspirus Langlade Hospital in Antigo is Honored

October 31, 2019

Aspirus Langlade Hospital in Antigo was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation, who have achieved success in the overall performance based on a composite rating from eight indices of strength: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspectives, cost, charge and financial stability.

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Hafner Seed Farms Reaches Centennial

October 23, 2019

Hafner Seed Farms Inc. has been honored as among the state’s most venerable agricultural operations. The farm was highlighted at the Wisconsin State Fair as a Century Farm, one of 145 facilities recognized from across the state.

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Entrepreneurs Invited to Pitch Business Idea at Hatch – Community Encouraged to Attend in Support

September 24, 2019

HATCH, an entrepreneurial pitch program, is returning to central Wisconsin this fall. Selected businesses will pitch their ideas to a live audience at an event held at John & Patty Noel’s Car Barn, 1995 River Bend, Plover, WI, on November 13, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. Applications to pitch are required and registration to…

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Solin Sugar Bush the ‘Coolest Thing’

September 11, 2019

The Solin family’s Tapped Infused Maple Syrup, with its sugarbush based in Deerbrook, has been nominated as the “Coolest Thing Made In Wisconsin.” The contest is hosted annually by Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce. This year, Rep. Katrina Shankland (D- Stevens Point) nominated Tapped Infused Maple Syrup, owned by Jeremy and Abi Solin of Stevens Point.…

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Fall in Love With the Byway Awarded Year 2 JEM Grant

September 6, 2019

For the second year, the Forest County Economic Development Partnership has been awarded a Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) grant, which will provide marketing dollars for the group to collectively promote the scenic byway in a fall campaign that begins on Labor Day and continues through Nov. 2.

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Entrepreneurship Program is an Important Factor in Local Future

September 5, 2019

Officials from the city, Langlade County and CoVantage Credit Union gathered recently to announce a new round of funding for the program, which to date has funneled $150,000 in to the downtown spurring over half-a-million dollars in development.

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Disaster Relief Loans Available for Small business, Woodland Owners

August 26, 2019

As the northwoods awaits a decision at the federal level on disaster relief funds, more agencies are making dollars available to help those impacted by the July 19 storm. The wicked weather brought straight line winds topping 100 mph, along with several tornadoes, that toppled swaths of timber, devastated lake shorelines and left thousands without…

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NorthLakes Community Clinic, White Lake have Reason to Celebrate

August 26, 2019

Eight months after assuming management, NorthLakes Community Clinic and the village of White Lake are celebrating. NorthLakes, which stepped in and took over the clinic when it was in imminent danger of closure, will hold an open house with tours on Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. “We’re very excited to be here,” Reba…

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Waukesha Bearings Expanding Facilities at Busy Local Plant

July 31, 2019

Waukesha Bearings announced the forthcoming expansion of its Antigo manufacturing facility. The new construction is a nearly 35,000 square foot extension of the current building at 703 Amron Ave. A groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion will be held Thursday, August 8 at 10 a.m. Work is expected to be completed by January 2020.

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Antigo Journal Sold to Adams Publishing Firm

June 28, 2019

Adams Publishing Group acquires Antigo Daily Journal on June 26, 2019. The Adams Publishing Group, LLC (APG) announced today that it has acquired the Antigo Daily Journal, Journal Express, and all associated digital and print products.

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