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Who owns Lincoln County? Thousands of people have a piece of it, and they are listed in the new plat book published by the Lincoln County 4-H Leaders’ Association with Mapping Solutions and printed locally by Reindl Printing. The 2013 book is available for purchase for $35 at the UW Extension Office located in the Lincoln County Service Center Lower level at 801 N. Sales St. in Merrill. Large premium wall maps are available by special order. For more information, contact the UW-Extension Office at (715) 539-1072 or go to the Plat Book page at http://lincoln.uwex.edu/plat-book .
The Merrill Fire Department responded to two structure fires Tuesday morning, the first of which destroyed a cottage on Tug Lake.
Merrill City Hall will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
All city of Merrill elected offices will be up for re-election on April 15, 2014. The first day to circulate nomination papers to run for any city office is Dec. 1, 2013. Completed nomination papers must be filed with the Merrill city clerk’s office by Jan. 7.
Governor Scott Walker last week announced a $157,895 project to purchase snow removal equipment at Merrill Municipal Airport.
The Lincoln County UW-Extension Office is offering a webinar series on Local Food Business Development sponsored by the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection and UW-Extension.
After leaving the Lincoln House due to its impending demolition, Merrill’s radio stations found a new home in a freshly refurbished building at 1106 W. Main St. WJMT/Z104 Radio’s brand new studio and office space is located on the island between the bridges to the Sixth Ward.
Photography by Tina in Merrill will offer professional portraits with Santa Claus for the fourth consecutive year. Photographer, Tina L. Scott, says every child who believes deserves a special remembrance with Mr. Claus, and she has been in contact with the North Pole to confirm Santa’s visit to her studio on Sunday, Dec. 8.
At 34 years old, Brion Hoffman is a young man with a strong appreciation for history. As proprietor of Generations Antique Co. he is continuing his history education, one fascinating piece at a time.
The 3rd Annual Very Merrill Christmas cards and prints are now on sale at the Merrill Chamber of Commerce. This year’s card is named “Footprints in the Park” and depicts the bridge in Stange’s Park and the T.B. Scott Library.