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Lincoln County was created by the Wisconsin Legislature on March 4, 1874, with a population of 895, and land area of 2,750,000 acres. At that time Lincoln County included most of present day Oneida and Vilas Counties, as well as parts of present day Langlade, Taylor, Price and Iron Counties. Lincoln County reached its present size in 1885.

The early progress of Lincoln County is synonymous with the growth of the logging industry. The pines and virgin hardwood forests attracted loggers from far and wide. As operations grew, settlements sprang up bringing the need for stores and other business places. In clearing the forest, the lumbermen were opening the way for the farmer.

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Election Results - 2016 Partisan Primary - August 9, 2016

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Gateway Refresh (UCC Router Upgrade)
The Lincoln County Information Technology Department is seeking to contract with an individual or entity to upgrade Cisco Integrated services routers at various locations within Lincoln County government buildings.

Specifications and instructions may be obtained from David Smith, Lincoln County Information Technology Director at the Information Technology (I.T.) Department (801 N. Sales Street, Merrill), or online at www.co.lincoln.wi.us . Proposals must conform to the requirements of the specifications and instructions.

Proposals must be received by the I.T. Department on or before 3:00 PM (CST) on September 16, 2016 and will be publicly opened at the I.T. Department Office located at 801 N. Sales Street at 3:15 PM that day.

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Revisions to Chapter 17.3.09 & 17.2.100 related to Accessory Structures.
The Lincoln County Land Services Committee will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, August 119, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in Room #156 of the Lincoln County Service Center to take testimony on proposed text amendments to to Section 17.3.09 and 17.2.100 Lincoln County Zoning Ordinance related to accessory structures.

Click here to view the proposed changes or copies are available at the Lincoln County Zoning office.
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Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Care Connections of Wisconsin (CCCW) - CCCW
1200 Lakeview Drive
Suite 100
Wausau, WI 54403
Aug. 25, 2016
Zoning Board of Adjustment - Lincoln County Service Center, Room #156.
Aug. 25, 2016 - Aug. 28, 2016 - 6:00 pm
Board of Health Committee Meeting - Cancelled - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N Sales Street, Room 257
Merrill, WI 54452
Sep. 5, 2016
2016 Holiday Schedule
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