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By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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On March 19th the Good Thyme Restaurant in Washburn, Wisconsin, was completely destroyed by fire.  Owner Renee Holman lived above the restaurant and lost all her personal possessions, despite prompt action by the Washburn Fire Department.  Adjacent businesses were spared, thanks to the efforts of...

By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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Challenger Ralph Brzezinski easily defeated incumbent Washburn Mayor Irene Blakely on Tuesday. Brzezinski's campaign centered on economic development and bringing jobs to the area.  Blakely was seen by some voters as being anti-development and anti-business.  Her opponent won the election by a ma...

By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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I discovered Bayfield County Road C entirely by accident one day when I found myself in a hurry to get to an appointment near Herbster, Wisconsin.  Last week I went back and took a more leisurely trip across the Chequamegon Peninsula on County C and discovered some of the most beautiful country i...

By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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Picture a bustling northern Wisconsin town with good schools, friendly neighbors and an unhurried pace of living.  Washburn is a little-known gem of a town on the south shore of Lake Superior and one of those out-of-the-way places that should not be missed. Washburn Mayor Irene Blakely describes...

By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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  Washburn's Stagenorth Community Theater is off to a roaring start since opening in July!  The theater will present "Gypsy", a show about the life and memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, from November 1-4 in Washburn, Wisconsin. The beautiful new 150-seat theater allows for theater in an intimate setting...

By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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  The Chequamegon Bay area of northwestern Wisconsin has been the keeper of a secret over the better part of the past century.  Behind stone and iron gates and high fences along Highway 13, that well-kept secret was the Barksdale Works, an explosive plant owned and operated by DuPont and created ...

By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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The Chequamegon Bay Arts Council (CBAC) is presenting its annual "Gathering" through October 30, at the Washburn Cultural Center in Washburn, Wisconsin.  The Gathering is a juried exhibition of fine arts and crafts by area artisans.  Judges will select winning art works in multiple categories at ...

By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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Visit picturesque Washburn, Wisconsin this weekend and experience Washburn's "Brownstone Days" festival!  The festival commemorates Washburn's historic contribution to the brownstone quarry industry over many decades.  Brownstone quarried in Washburn was used in the construction of many prominent...

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