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Nov. 28, 2017 -  Deer Herd Survey - CDAC needs your input on Deer Herd Survey below.
Nov. 7, 2017 -  FHS Teacher Kay McLain - 2017 Wisconsin Rural School Teacher of the Year - The WiRSA (Wisconsin Rural School Association) Board of Directors and its Executive Director, Kim Kaukl, recognized Florence County High School business education teacher and Fab Lab director, Mrs. Kay McLain, as the 2017 Rural School Teacher of the Year at its annual conference. The award was presented at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center on October 30 in Wisconsin Dells during a luncheon at WiRSA’s annual conference. WiRSA annually recognizes one rural teacher statewide who makes significant contributions to their school district, most importantly to the students they serve. Mrs. McLain is automatically a semifinalist for the National Monsanto Fund Rural Teacher of the Year competition sponsored by the National Rural Education Association.
Oct. 27, 2017 -  High Speed Internet Ready in Fence by December - Fence, WI --- A positive engineering study has cleared the way for new fixed wireless broadband equipment to be installed on the existing Fence tower on Memory Lane. Northwoods Connect, our state grant partner, is in the process of constructing the necessary backhaul systems to bring broadband to this tower. They are estimating that by late November the new equipment will be installed on the Fence tower. Barring any unforeseen difficulties, the new high-speed internet service will be available within 4-5 miles of the Fence tower by early December.
Sep. 29, 2017 -  Christmas in Florence Vendors Wanted - Applications are available now to vendors for December 2nd Christmas in Florence event. Register soon, spaces go fast.
Sep. 5, 2017 -  Florence County HS/MS Ground Breaking Celebration - Come celebrate the start of something BIG for the School District of Florence County - the improvement projects at our Middle/High School at 2:00 pm on Friday, September 8th in front of the 1930's high school building. Follow construction progress at or #FloCatConstruction
July 17, 2017 -  Badwater Bass Tourney pays out $2778 in Cash Prizes
July 17, 2017 -  Florence Fire Dept. celebrates 100 years; hosts U.P. Volunteer Firefighter's Tournament - The Florence Volunteer Fire Department is hosting the 123rd Annual Upper Peninsula Volunteer Firefighters Tournament July 28th-July 30th in downtown Florence. 40+ Fire Dept's attend and compete for prizes in races such as the ladder climb and hose race. Teams are also scored on their parade entries. Come enjoy 3 parades, firemen competitions, bands and more.
July 17, 2017 -  Free Entrepreneurship Workshop in Eagle River or Crandon - Nicolet College is offering a free Exploring Entrepreneurship workshop on 8/16 in Eagle River or 8/22 in Crandon. They are also offering a 10 Week Business Blueprint Course Sept-Nov in both locations with grants to help cover the cost.

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