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Wisconsin’s Last Wilderness At the top of Wisconsin, you’ll find a place where wilderness is alive and flourishing. Water draws people to picturesque Presque Isle, whose name in French means “Almost An Island.” Enjoy abundant natural resources with contemplative endeavors such as hiking, birding, and photography, or faster-paced activities like boating, biking, and snowmobiling. Our diverse trails and pathways, water and waterfalls, and glacial hills and forests provide outdoor enthusiasts with plenty to do all year long.

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Cover photo Courtesy of Bruce Nelson – Lake Effect Gallery

History.....................................2-3 Winter......................................4-5 Spring.......................................8-9 Summer................................10-16 Presque Isle Days .......................17 Fall .......................................18-19 Lakes, Fishing & Hunting ....25-26 Van Vliet Trail Map ...................31 Geocaching................................32 Dining..................................33-35 Trails ...................................36-37 Community .........................38-39 Excursions ............................40-41 Things To Do.......................42-43 Member Directory................44-51 Friends of the Chamber........52-53 Calendar At A Glance...........54-55 715-686-2910

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Presque Isle Heritage Society

What’s In A Name? Nearly 300 years ago, shipwrecked French priests on the shores of Lake Superior made their way down a river to an area they christened “Presque Isle,” or “Almost an Island,” because of the vast stretches of lakes and rivers that dwarfed the land. The advent of the logging era brought development in the early 1900’s. In 1905, Presque Isle was known as Fosterville, after one J.J. Foster who built and operated a large saw mill. William S. Winegar bought the mill in 1910 and the fledgling community was renamed “Winegar.” When the mill closed in 1933, the great “Lumber Baron” era came to an end. Today the mill ponds are visible from the village and make up our flagship park: Pipke Park. In l955, the village name was changed once again. Reflecting the wisdom and farsightedness of early French missionary priests, we finally became... “Presque Isle” – Almost an Island. A visit to the Heritage Society Museum in downtown Presque Isle will take you back to these simpler times. In recognition of Presque Isle’s rich history and logging era heritage, the Town of Presque Isle adopted a new lumberjack logo that also retains the “Wisconsin’s Last Wilderness” moniker as an honor to the natural assets we are blessed with. The Presque Isle Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Presque Isle Days event the last full weekend of June, which includes silent sporting events as well as a professional, modern-day lumberjack show demonstrating the logging skills of old. More info on page 17. 2

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P ipke Park Year-Round Enjoyment

This pond is stacked with panfish & tadpoles are everywhere.

A Park With History Pipke Park is rich in history and wilife and featuring excellent year-round recreation. But it wasn’t always this way… In the early 1900s, the Vilas County Lumber Company was built on the edge of the ponds, utilizing the water as “hot ponds.” Exhaust steam from the mill kept the water thawed all winter and logs were piled in and transported via railway. In 1933, the lumber mills had closed and by 1950, a new vision emerged. The ponds were then used by the State of Wisconsin to rear Walleye fry. The project proved highly successful, turning into the largest walleye rearing operation in the State. By the 1990s, the State discontinued the project and the surrounding lands were deeded back to the Town to later become Pipke Park. The grounds and nearby woods were redesigned to provide visitors with easy access and a variety of ways to enjoy. Neighboring the Park and also sitting on the shores of the pond are the American Legion Winegar Post #480 and the Wilderness Veteran’s Memorial Park, with an eternal flame burning in honor of veterans and servicemen and women.” NEW! FREE Use of Canoes & Paddleboats, PFDs Available 3-Mile Wooded Trail Level Walking Trails: South Pond Trail and North Pond Trail Warming hut

Fishing on our Newly-stocked South Pond Lit and Well-Maintained Ice-Skating Rink Picnic Tables and Grill

Healthy communities are the sum of many parts, including birds. Bird City Wisconsin mobilizes citizens and public officials who know birds are more than beautiful – they are significant. Presque Isle is proud to have maintained our Bird City status over the years. Dave Franzen

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Wow – incredible amounts of snow in the Lake Superior Snowbelt.

Embracing The Season OLDE TIME COMMUNITY

Christmas Celebration Fri., DECEMBER 11 5-8pm

Enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride along our snow-covered lake paths, complete with caroling and clear views of the night sky. All are invited to enjoy bonfire, s’mores, and hot drinks; and sledding and ice skating. Young ones can make ornaments and experience a SPECIAL VISIT WITH SANTA. Hosted at Pipke Park (off Hwy W). Co-sponsored by the Chamber, Lions/Lioness, and Presque Isle Community Library.

Winter Wonderland Party Sat., FEBRUARY 15 5-8pm

Skating and sledding under the lights + a big bonfire for warmth and s’mores. We’ll have a chili dump for dinner – bring a batch of chili to toss in or some individual ingredients to add to the pot! Toppings provided and soda and water will be available. Hosted at Pipke Park.

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WINTER’S Featured Events December 2019: Winter Family Play Day Free Snowshoeing and Chili Cook-off at North Lakeland Discovery Center. DiscoveryCenter.net

Saturday-Sunday, January 20-21: FREE Ice Fishing Weekend on all Wisconsin Lakes DNR.WI.gov

Thursdays, January 9 & February 13: Nibbles ’N Knowledge at Camp Jorn YMCA. DiscoveryCenter.net

Saturday, February 1: Van Vliet Old Growth Snowshoe at the North Lakeland Discovery Center DiscoveryCenter.net

Friday, January 10: WinMan Moon-Shoe, at WinMan trails hosted by North Lakeland Discovery Center. DiscoveryCenter.net Friday-Saturday, January 10-11: Winter Connections Weekend Spend a weekend at the Conserve School for skiing, snowshoeing and sledding. ConserveSchool.org Saturday, January 16: Team Retreat’s “IceHole Of The North” Ice Fishing Tourney hosted at the Retreat Bar. Register on Friday. Saturdays, January 18 & February 15 11am-6pm: Sno-Bunnies Trailside Party at Pipke Park. SnoBunnies.com

Saturday, February 8, 11am-6pm: Sno-Bunnies Trailside Party, hosted at The Retreat Bar, Hwy W. SnoBunnies.com Saturday, February 22, 11am-6pm: Sno-Bunnies Trailside Party and Raffle Drawing, hosted at P.I. Pub & Restaurant, Hwy M. SnoBunnies.com Saturday, February 22: Pizza Bar Fundraiser at Camp Jorn YMCA. Cast your vote for the best Northwoods pizza. Raffles and children’s art sale. CampJornYMCA.org

ADVENTURES & ATTRACTIONS • Ski or Snowboard on one of the Midwest’s Premier Downhill Ski Destinations • Snowmobile hundreds of miles… • Snowshoe the Pipke Park Wilderness Trails • Set a Tip-Up and catch your dinner • Cozy up with a Hot Toddie • Head indoors and try your luck at the Lake of the Torches • Find the cozy warming hut for groomed and skate skiing at the North Lakeland School Trails • Gaze at the night sky, catch a meteor shower • Fatbike on groomed trails at the WinMan Trails • Skate on the outdoor, lit rink; warm up in the hut

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Sî šing Presqu202e 0Isle March to May

Our senses are awakened with the rebirth of Spring. Sunrise Resort

Spring = Fishing! Walleye Tournament FRI. – SUN., MAY 15-17

29th Annual! Catch and release tourney on Presque Isle and Winchester Lakes with photo submissions, followed by awards ceremony and door prize giveaways at 11:30am Sunday. Fish fry luncheon to follow is free for all registered participants.

Fish Fry Luncheon

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All are welcome to enjoy a made-on-the-spot fish fry at the Community Center. Two-piece meal includes homemade corn casserole, coleslaw, beans, bread and desserts. A portion of the proceeds are donated to Town of Presque Isle fishing activities and improvements.


SPRING’S Featured Events Thursdays, March 12 & April 9: Nibbles ’N Knowledge at Camp Jorn YMCA. DiscoveryCenter.net Friday, March 27 6pm: Eco-Trivia Night! Woods, Waters, History and General Northwood. Bring a team of up to six, or join a table when you arrive. Hosted at Camp Jorn YMCA. DiscoveryCenter.net Saturday, April 4: Easter Eggstravaganza hosted at Camp Jorn YMCA. CampJornYMCA.org Saturday, May 4: Walleye Opener CAST a line! DNR.WI.gov Friday-Saturday, May 8-9, 7pm: Spring Radio Play Production by Denim ’N Dessert at Presque Isle Community Center Friday-Sunday, May 15-17: Walleye Tournament on Presque Isle Area and Winchester Area Lakes. Photo submissions Sunday, May 17: Fish Fry Luncheon open to the public and held at the Presque Isle Community Center Monday, May 25: Memorial Day Services in Winchester and Presque Isle Cemeteries and Memorial Site

Adventures & Attractions

• Start downtown and bike over 100 miles of forest/back roads in the Ottawa National Forest • Go birding around Pipke Park’s historic rearing ponds • Cast a line during May’s Opening Fishing Weekends • Dip your toes (or canoe) in the lake or the Presque Isle River • Visit Upper Peninsula’s Waterfalls • Tap your trees and learn how to make maple syrup with North Lakeland Discovery Center staff • Hike at the Nature Conservancy’s Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area or the WDNR’s Van Vliet Hemlocks State Natural Area • Catch the Denim & Dessert Readers’ Theatre Spring Play • Dine out after a day of shopping, golfing, horseback riding, zip lining, or boating • Listen to the Sounds of the Loon Heidi boyden

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le s I e u q s e r P r e m m u S to August 2020 June

Taking time to enjoy the simple things: campfires & fresh air! Sunrise Resort

A Season of Soft Beauty, Sparkling Lakes, and Sunshine-Filled Days

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Lake It! Recreate, relax or catch a sunset Visit Lake Superior and enjoy sandy beaches & beautiful views Listen to Live Music at businesses or outdoors venues Bike Touring: On road, or choose our off-road trails including mountain biking and paved trails through the woods Panfish from Mud Lake’s pier, or drop in a canoe and fish Sport fish for bass on pristine Crab Lake Participate in a Yoga Class, overlooking the lake or on your stand-up paddleboard Dance your lederhosen off at the annual Oktoberfest Dine out after a day of shopping, gambling, golfing, go-carting, hiking or skiing Drop by Friday’s Market to grab fresh veggies and organic meats for your evening grill Jill Galsinjski

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SUMMER LONG Ongoing Events B-I-N-G-O

The Winegar American Legion Post 480 sponsors Bingo every Sunday Memorial Day to Labor Day. Bar open at 4pm. Bingo at 6pm. Support our Legion while having fun!

Eco-Discoverers

Nature-focused outdoor learning adventures for youth all summer long. DiscoveryCenter.net Mid-June to Mid-August.

Kids Fishing Days

Join us on Wednesdays, July 15, July 29, and August 12, 10am-1pm… for a morning of fishing at Pipke Park. BYO equipment and bait (limited sets available). Fisher-mentors are on hand to help! Hot dog lunch + prizes included. Sponsored in partnership with the Presque Isle Lions and Up North Sport ‘N Gifts.

Friday Fresh Produce ’N More

This market lacks the crowds but not the quality vendors! Featuring fresh produce and cheesesmaple syrup and honey, local meat selections, baked goods, handmade gifts, and lots of homemade goodness.. June 26 to September 11.

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SUMMER LONG Featured Events Friday-Saturday, June 5-6: Northwoods Bird & Wildlife Festival Sunrise bird walks, field trips, bird banding, talks, demos and more. DiscoveryCenter.net Saturday-Sunday, June 6-7. Free Fishing Weekend with no licenses needed. DNR.WI.Gov Thursday, June 11: Gala in the Garden Gather by the lake for socializing and cocktails, a beautiful meal, and a “Fund A Wish” to provide vital funding for the Center’s activities and programs. DiscoveryCenter.net Sunday, June 21: World Make Music Day Free celebration of music throughout neighboring Land O’ Lakes. Street dance, live music, more. LolaArtsWi.com Friday-Sunday, June 26-28: Book Sale at the Presque Isle Community Center and sponsored by the Friends of the Presque Isle Library Saturday, June 27: Last Wilderness 5K/10K Run and Walk hosted at Pipke Park and along our beautiful, tree and water-lined backroads. Register at PresqueIsleDays.com. Sunday, June 28, 10am: Perennial Plant Sale hosted by the Presque Isle Beautification Committee, near the Library gardens and in collaboration with Presque Isle Days. Saturday-Sunday, June 27-28: Presque Isle Days Presque Isle Days held throughout Presque Isle, including Pipke Park Ponds, Area Lakes, Main Street, businesses, community center, softball field, and more! Event details on page 17. Thursday, July 2, 11am-2pm: Free Family Play Day. DiscoveryCenter.net Saturday, July 4: July 4th Celebration Live music, food, drinks, and games at 8pm, followed by a fireworks display at dusk. Fireworks are let off over the water - watch from your chair or park along the water’s edge. Hosted by the American Legion Post #480. Saturday, July 18: Lions Loggers Breakfast at the Presque Isle Community Center 12

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FIREMAN’S PICNIC AND PARADE Sat., August 2 12-4pm

The Presque Isle Fire/EMS hosts their annual picnic, parade, and fundraiser with raffles, auction items, food and drinks, and live music. Parade theme is “2020 With An Eye To The Future.” All businesses and area organizations are invited and encouraged to enter a float. Wednesday, July 22: Bike to the Bog Enjoy a 16-mile, round trip adventure to a local cranberry bog. Mac-MW.com

Saturday, July 25, 9am-3pm: Art Impressions. A variety of fine art and quality craft for show and sale. LolaArtsWi.com Saturday, August 1: BIG Rummage Sale at the Outdoor Pavilion and Community Center Friday-Saturday, July 31 & August 1: Presque Isle’s 44th Annual Oktoberfest hosted at The Retreat Bar Sunday, August 2: Fireman’s Picnic and Parade on Main Street and in/outdoors at the Fire Barn Saturday, August 8: St. Rita's Spaghetti Dinner at St. Rita’s Church Saturday, August 15: Community Corn Roast at the American Legion Post #480 Sunday, August 16: 28th Annual Pancake Day: Stop by for pancakes, camp tours, raffle prizes, fun. CampJornYMCA.org Wednesday, August 19, 5-7:30pm: Beer and Wine by the Bog Raffles, appetizers, silent auction, prizes. DiscoveryCenter.net

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Presque Isle Days Sat.–Sun., JUNE 27-28

Presque Isle is rich with history and character, blessed with abundant natural resources and outdoor recreation, and has a strong sense of community spirit to boot. We want to share this all with YOU… during our Presque Isle Days.

SAT., June 27, 2020 Presque Isle Days Last Wilderness 5K Walk-Run, 8:30am Welcoming runners and walkers (+leashed dogs). Start off around the Town’s historic logging ponds and then through tree- and river-lined backroads; roads are paved or hard crushed gravel. A FREE 1K Kids Logger Run follows for youth 10 & under.

Sun., June 28, 2020 Presque Isle Days Lumberjack Festival, 10am-4pm FREE ENTRY to our Town’s Signature Summer Event! Frog Races! Bunyan’s Brewshack! Professional Lumberjack Show with Tree Climbing and Axe Throwing! Live Music! Watermelon Eating Contest! Blessing of the Dogs! Main Stage Activities All Day Long!

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Vibrant fall colors alight lake shores, bogs, trails and roadways.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MUSKY CLASSIC FRI.-SAT., SEPTEMBER 11-13

Hosted on area lakes in Boulder Junction, Manitowish Waters, Presque Isle, and Winchester. The 2020 awards ceremony and cookout are hosted in Presque Isle on Sunday, September 13. More information at WCMuskyClassic.com

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SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN SAT., OCTOBER 31 5-7:30PM

Worth the trip to Presque Isle on Halloween night... The whole town gets involved! Visit our businesses for traditional Trick or Treating. Grab a bite to eat at St. Rita's Church or our area businesses. Take the luminary lit path to games at the Fire Barn. And don’t miss the haunted hayride!

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Take in your surroundings via canoe or boat, hiking or biking Capture nature’s beauty as you reflect by the water’s edge Hunt the old tote roads for ruffed grouse Fish for Trophy Musky and Walleye of our Class A waters Day trip to Copper Peak for views from the highest ski jump in the world Mentor a future conservationist and take part in the Youth Deer Hunt Motorcycle through scenic Vilas County and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Pick apples in our Heritage Apple Orchard Hike the Van Vliet Hemlocks Natural Area Trails to view the golden tamaracks

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Honoring veterans and service members all year long. Bruce Nelson

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AUTUMN’S Featured Events Thursday, September 10, 5-8pm: Musky Lure & Tackle Swap. Sell lures you no longer throw and swap for those you want to give a try. DiscoveryCenter.net

Open Year ’Round P.O. Box 277, Boulder Junction, Wisconsin 54512

Phone: 715.686.2249 Toll Free: 1.800.882.LYNX (5969) Reservation Line Only

Lakefront Vacation Homes on Beautiful Lynx Lake

• Excellent Modern Accommodations • 2 and 3 bedroom units • Bed linens included • Sandy Beach • Swimming Raft

• Boats, Motors and Canoes Available • Excellent Fishing • On Main Snowmobile Trail • Michigan License Available

Saturday, September 19, 10am-3pm: Art Harvest A celebration of harvesting local, natural inspired art and seasonal surprises with sales, demos, quilt display, bonfire, more! LolaArtsWi.com Friday-Sunday, September 25-26, 7pm: Fall Reader’s Theater by Denim ’N Dessert at Presque Isle Community Center Friday-Sunday, October 23-25: Zombie Crawl Weekend. Thrills, chills, food, fun… and Zombies! Zombie Pub Crawl and presentation by the Fox Valley Ghost Hunters. LolaArtsWi.com Saturday, November 7: 2nd Annual Veteran’s Luncheon Food, drinks are free for veterans, sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Lions Club. Live music and raffles. Proceeds benefit youth military scholarships and the Honor Flight. CampJornYMCA.org Saturday, November 7: Lioness Christmas in November at the Presque Isle Community Center and featuring handcrafted seasonal items, kissing boughs, a delicious lunch, and much more. Friday, November 27, 9am: 3rd Annual Gobble Wobble. Family friendly 5K or 8K Run / Walk. Held snow or shine! Proceeds benefit Camp Jorn YMCA Child Care. Mac-MW.com 715-686-2910

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April 7– Lioness Election Bake Sale (Community Center 7am-5pm) May 12 – Lions Blood Drive (1-5:30pm Community Center) Wednesdays, July 15 & 29 and August 12 – Lions Kids Fishing Days (Pipke Park) June 28 – Lions Food Booth at Presque Isle Days July 18 – Lions Loggers Breakfast (Community Center) August 1 – Lions/Lioness Rummage Sale (Community Center) September 8 – Lions Blood Drive (1-5:30pm Community Center) November 7 – Christmas In Nov Craft Fair & Luncheon (Community Center) December 11 – Olde Time Community Christmas (Pipke Park)

For more information call Lions President John at: 928-214-3301 Money raised is used for Local and State Lions/Lioness Projects.

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Fishing Presque Isle Fishing partners = friends for life. Sunrise Resort

PAN FISHING: Fish at the piers or from a canoe at Pipke Park’s South Pond. In May 2019, the Town stocked the lake with Largemouth Bass and Bluegill, thanks to donations from many individuals, businesses and organizations. In December 2019, the Town applied for designation as a Community Fishing Pond via the State of Wisconsin’s program. MUSKY AND WALLEYE FISHING: Class A1 and A2 lakes abound, with the capacity for trophy fish oft-noted in Presque Isle’s 3-Lake Chain. Related to the musky is the fish of shore lunches – the Walleye. There are an increasing number of 20+” Walleyes, as well as the occasional 30” fish. Many practice catch-and-release with bigger fish and enjoy a home-cooked fish fry with 13-18 inchers. BASS FISHING: A lesser-known fishery in Presque Isle is that of the Smallmouth Bass, which has evolved and improved dramatically over the years.

Hunting Presque Isle When considering the thousands of acres of prime hunting grounds surrounding Presque Isle, it is difficult to envision a more ideal place to base your trip. We are sandwiched between the Ottawa National Forest with one million acres of public land to the North, and the Northern Highland State Forest with 250,000 acres of public lands in the other directions. In addition, paper company land, managed forest cropland, and other large tracts provide enthusiasts with many more acres to explore. 26

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Take the scenic road route anytime of the year. Bruce Nelson Hiker 1: North Lakeland School Trails Hiker 2: Van Vliet Hemlock State Natural Area Hiker 3: Pipke Park Hiker 4: Community Center Park Hiker 5: Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area See pages 36-37 for information on park and trail activities and amenities.

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Skiing: The Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area is a protected Nature Conservancy site with nearly 10 miles of undeveloped shoreline and 15 wild lakes and ponds. The 2.8 mile Mark Musolf Family Trail is groomed for skiing. The site also includes an extended trail system for ungroomed skiing and continued exploration featuring some of the quietest, most peaceful woods the area has to offer. Canoe Routes: Featured Route #1 Choose a six-lake paddle and portage route that starts with a put-in at Crab Lake and ends with a take-out on Little Horsehead Lake in downtown's Sensenbrenner Park. The paddling and distance are moderate with a few sets of mild rapids. Experience some of the most beautiful lake paddling the area has to offer. Featured Route #2 Paddle pristine Rice Lake State Natural Area by putting in at Round Lake and lake paddling to and through your destination. Rice Creek is an approximately 2-mile stretch of water surrounded by protected, ecologically rich lands owned by the WNDR. Consider a round-trip paddle back or you may choose to arrange for take-out at Big Lake’s State Forest Campground. Bike Trails: An established bike route begins at the Community Center Park and travels through downtown, on County Road W, and along a series of quiet backroads. The trail is adjacent/connected to the roadway and provides gorgeous scenery with views of the dam at Sensenbrenner Park, Presque Isle River, Pipke Park Ponds, as well as a number lakes and wooded landscapes.

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Go Boating: Presque Isle means “almost an island” in French, as described by the Voyageurs hundreds of years ago. We have larger lakes for active pursuits like skiing and tubing, and smaller lakes for quieter activities like wildlife watching and cocktail cruising. Take your pick… and consider exploring a different lake every day of the week! Scenic Route: Whether by car or bike, this route is not to be missed! We suggest beginning off County Road B on Crab Lake Road and Dave Franzen continuing your 14-mile, windy loop all the way around. Take it in one fell swoop or plan stops along the way. Activities await including: hiking, geocaching, birdwatching, picnicking, swimming, and more. Don’t forget to bring your camera! There is plenty to capture and you may even get a glimpse of the albino deer occasionally sighted along Crab Lake Road. Hunting: Presque Isle is immediately adjacent to the one-million acre Ottawa National Forest to the north in Michigan and features thousands of acres of lands within Presque Isle that are a part of the 260,000-acre Northern Highland State Forest. Add these lands to paper company lands and large tracts of managed forest croplands and you’ll find a plethora of options for your next hunt, situated in an ideal wilderness setting. Located at the Community Center Park in downtown Presque Isle is a Heritage Apple Orchard, a short but beautifully diverse Community Nature Trail, the Gary Wallace Ball Fields, and the Shantyboy Hill Cemetery. Explore one or many of these sites and activities. There are a number of geocaches located throughout the Park, as well as the Heritage Museum, Presque Isle Community Library, and Community Gardens. Let’s Go Fishing: Numerous named and unnamed lakes to explore! From deep and clear Class A musky and walleye lakes like Presque Isle Lake, to Canadian-shield style lakes like Oxbow and Crab touting a diverse fishery, to quieter panfishing lakes like Stateline and Mud Lake… just to name a few. Snowmobiling: We often hear “best trails in the area”… and we agree! Our volunteer Sno-Bunnies Snowmobile crew consistently grooms and maintains the Presque Isle-Winchester trails to peak condition. Add to that the extra inches of snow Lake Superior annually blesses us with, plus unparalleled scenery, and you’ll understand why that claim is heard year after year.

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Van Vliet Trails

Page Sponsored by Friends of Van Vliet Hemlocks

Directions from Presque Isle: From the intersection of Highways B and W in downtown, go east on Highway B for 0.4 miles and turn right on Crab Lake Road. For the East Trailhead, go 3.8 miles to East Van Vliet Road, turn right and go 1.25 miles to the large sign at the parking area. For the West Trailhead, go 3.5 miles to West Van Vliet Road, turn right and go 1.4 miles to the trail sign located on the left. www.presqueisle.com

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Geocaching sle Presque I

A digital scavenger hunt in the woods… so cool!

Geocaching Capital of the Northwoods Long knows as “Wisconsin’s Last Wilderness” – now, because of the “Winegar Reflections Series” of geocaches, it is also recognized as the “GEOCACHING CAPITAL OF THE NORTHWOODS.” The series consists of 30+ unique caches placed throughout the township. The caches tell the story of the rich history of the area. As you search for these hidden “treasures,” using your smartphone or GPS unit, you will learn about the people, places, and events that shaped the town. Some of the many interesting caches awaiting you include: • Big Bill Winegar (Sensenbrenner Park) – A tribute to William S. Winegar, who ran a successful logging company from 1910 through 1926. • The Moonshiners – Moonshiners from KY settled here and set up stills in the woods around town. At one time, you could knock on any door and get moonshine. Look for an “appropriately themed” container. • Bird City Hotel (wooded area across from Pipke park warming shed) – Unique cache placed to recognize the town of Presque Isle designated as a Wisconsin “Bird City.” • Salute That Flag (grounds of American Legion Post 480) – After finding the cache, plan a visit to the Veteran’s Memorial located just east of the Legion. • Shanty Boy Hill Cemetery – A tribute to all the brave, hardworking lumberjacks who lived and died to make this area The snake got the cache! flourish in its infancy. 32

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Dining Presque Isle Bruce Nelson

Fine to Casual Dining. Taverns to Restaurants Vacationing in Wisconsin’s Last Wilderness does not mean a lack of access to mouthwatering food! Area options include: pubs and taverns to supper clubs to fine dining; and from established owners to fresh, new faces. We welcome and are blessed to have them all as a part of the Presque Isle community! Whether it’s a hearty meal, a salad and a glass of wine, or a nightcap and a pool table you’re looking for, our fine establishments will keep you satisfied. Carlin Club Restaurant

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A traditional Wisconsin “supper club”features a full bar and lounge area with fieldstone fireplace and two dining rooms, available for meetings or private group dining.

The Skyview and the beautiful Presque Isle Wilderness welcome you to spend precious time in our quiet unspoiled surroundings. Our goal is to provide you with a pleasurable and memorable experience.

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• Italian Beef Sandwiches • Gyros • Homemade Pizzas • Fresh Hand-pattied Burgers • Chicken Sandwiches • Amazing Drinks In-house Bags and Darts Leagues, FREE Pool Tuesdays

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Featuring everything from the best cup of coffee to a complete home cooked meal. Open Sunday 7am-1pm; Tues.–Sat. 7am-2pm; Closed on Mondays Early Bird Specials 7am-8:30am Tues.–Fri. AYCE Weekend Breakfast Buffet 8am-Noon

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Pipke Park is ideal for panfishing fun.

PIPKE PARK TRAILS

Pipke Park features two ponds with a level walking trail on the South Pond and a natural, wildlife loop around the North Pond ideal for birding. The neighboring woods trail has a 2.8 mile trail for hiking and snowshoeing. Complimentary-use canoes and paddle boats are available (PFDs too). In the winter, the south pond is used for sledding and a has a well-maintained ice rink to enjoy at your leisure - day or night! The lighted rink and warming hut with restrooms are available for hosting gatherings or for casual get-togethers with family and friends.

CATHERINE WOLTER WILDERNESS AREA This 2,189-acre nature preserve includes 15 lakes and ponds with 36,000 feet of undeveloped shoreline. Donated by the Catherine Wolter family, longtime residents of Presque Isle, the wilderness area is an undisturbed gem in the heart of Presque Isle and allows the enjoyment of nature in its pristine state for years to come. Enjoy hiking, snowshoeing, bird-watching and other low impact recreational activities. New this year: groomed cross country skiing sponsored by the Town of Presque Isle (yellow loop only). From the intersection of Highways B and W in Presque Isle, go east on Hwy. B for 2.7 miles and turn left onto East Bay Road for .7 miles. The parking lot and signage is located on the right.

NORTH LAKELAND DISCOVERY CENTER Open to the public from dawn to dusk year-round, featuring gentle terrain that winds through the woods, Statehouse Lake, across a bog, and along the Manitowish River, allowing you to explore a variety of habitats. Follow an interpretive trail, or explore the 22-station breeding bird trail dispersed throughout the trail system. DiscoveryCenter.net.

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NORTH LAKELAND SCHOOL A beginner friendly, groomed classical ski and skate trail system that loops eight miles through a variety of evergreens and hardwoods. A superb warming hut featuring bathrooms, hot drinks, reading materials, and lots of coziness! PRESQUE ISLE NATURE TRAIL SYSTEM For a short but sweet hike, take the Nature Trail behind the Community Center in Presque Isle. The Nature Trail loop features a lake overlook, footbridge, and gorgeous views of maples and ferns throughout. Other trails in the system wind through the woods to our Heritage Apple Orchard (with over 80 apple trees) and to the Shanty Boy Hill Cemetery, a burial and memorial place for loggers of long ago.

VAN VLIET HEMLOCKS STATE NATURAL AREA An opportunity to explore and experience what was once abundant in Wisconsin; an old growth hemlock forest. The site’s 400 acres and mile and a half of undeveloped shoreline on Van Vliet Lake represent a rare remnant of this uniquely historic forest system. Walk along undisturbed cedar swamps, bog lakes, climb scenic eskers, and take in the richness of the plant and animal life that abounds in this special place. WINMAN TRAILS This system spans 1,300 acres and is a silent sports mecca, featuring ten miles of premier mountain biking. Purpose-built trails with flowy single-track, berm turns, rock features, and freeride structures. The site’s terrain features rolling topography and unique ecology, making this a blast to recreate in. Fatbiking trails too! Trailhead in Winchester, just north of the intersection of Highways W and J. WinManTrails.com

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Wilderness Veterans Memorial Flame:

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Commissioned by the Winegar American Legion Post 480, the Wilderness Veterans Memorial Flame was dedicated on October 14, 2017 near Pipke Park in Presque Isle. The memorial's eternal flame burns for all honorably discharged veterans from every U.S. Military branch. An educational component describes major conflicts and is available for students of all ages (QR codes). We invite you to visit to learn about U.S. history through the eyes of our military. For information and to donate to the maintenance endowment, stop by the memorial kiosk or go to the memorial website: WilderessVetsMemorial.org. Veterans enshrinements are always welcome. 715-686-2517.

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Community Garden:

The Presque Isle Community Garden provides a site for promoting organic gardening, healthy eating, and education; while strengthening ties in our community. This new non-profit has plans to host educational programs,to invite community members to share in the harvest, and to sponsor youth gardening.

Heritage Cottage Museum:

The Presque Isle Heritage Society is committed to preserving the past history of the town of Presque Isle, formerly known as Fosterville and Winegar. The all-volunteer group takes care of a seasonal cottage along Main Street that houses historical collections and artifacts of people long ago. Open by appointment or seasonal hours Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Shantyboy Hill Cemetery:

Located near the softball fields and accessible via the Community Nature Trail… take a walk to learn more about our Town’s history as well as to pay homage to the loggers who lost their lives more than a century ago. The site includes both marked and unmarked graves.

Presque Isle Community Lbirary:

Our Library houses books, audio books, magazines and movies. Year round programming includes monthly movies, book clubs, special interest presentations and Children’s summer reading & Bookworm Store. Wifi available 24/7 inside building and outside in parking lot. Meeting space available to public. Mon/Wed: 9-6, Tues/Thurs/Sat: 9-12. Fri: 9-3.

Denim & Dessert Readers’ Theatre:

A non-profit organization made up of community members. This dynamic group rehearses a couple of times for each play. The players are able to read and act their lines as opposed to memorizing them. This allows for involvement by many and offers a fun hobby rather than a consuming one. Each production is followed by delicious desserts and beverages.

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Excursions

Lake Superior:

Visit the world’s largest freshwater lake by surface area with a short day trip to the Upper Peninsula. You can reach the lake in less than an hour, and it’s well worth the drive! Head straight to the Lake, or make plans to hike or visit waterfalls along the way.

Black River Harbor:

A wonderful destination... with waterfalls, scenic hiking trails, a park and picnic area, picturesque setting with a swinging bridge overlooking the river’s entrance into the Lake, and idyllic beaches and cool, refreshing water certain to awaken your senses. Picnic and catch the setting sun.

Waterfalls:

Just over the border, you begin to get a sense of a different landscape where flowing water dominates. People head north for a change of scenery from the Northwoods intimate lake settings to experience waterfalls, rocky trails, and the big lake.

Golf: Gateway Golf Club, Land O’ Lakes, 29 miles Boulder Creek Golf Course, Bessemer, 34 miles Gogebic Country Club, Ironwood, 34 miles Plum Lake Golf Club, Sayner, 29 miles St. Germain Golf Club, St. Germain, 35 miles Trout Lake Golf Course, Arbor Vitae, 24 miles

Ski The Midwest’s Premier Hills: Blackjack Ski Resort, Western U.P., 26 miles Big Powderhorn Mountain, Western U.P., 33 miles Indianhead Mountain Resort, Western U.P., 26 miles Porcupine Mountains, Ontonagon, 55 miles Ski Brule, Iron River, 60 miles Whitecap Mountains, N. Wisconsin, 51 miles 40

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Bond Falls:

Bond Falls Scenic Site features one of the most picturesque falls in the Midwest. Explore the cascading falls along 600 feet of accessible boardwalk with six viewing locations and three viewing platforms. An hour drive through the Ottawa National Forest… Travel Hwy. 64 N to Hwy. 2 East for 27 miles. Turn left on Hwy 45 for 15 miles. Turn left on Shively Road to your destination.

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Rice Lake Natural Area:

This incredibly rich ecological site is a twomile stretch of creek surrounded by a large wetland complex. The slow, warm-water creek has extensive beds of aquatic macrophytes including dense stands of wild rice. The birds flock to this protected, quiet area making for a peaceful paddle located in between the waters of Round and Big Lake. DNR.WI.Gov

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Guido-Rahr, Sr. Tenderfoot Forest Reserve:

Hike 500 acres of old growth forest and paddle four miles of undeveloped shoreline. This site houses 400-year old white pines, spring-fed ponds, and wild lakes and streams. Access to the Nature Conservancy’s Tenderfoot hiking is by water from the Palmer Lake boat landing, located in-between Presque Isle and Land O’ Lakes. Distance is 3 miles one way. Maps available at the Chamber.

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Wolf Mountain Overlook:

Drive north into the Ottawa National Forest to find a short but relatively steep wilderness trail through lush northern hardwood. The lookout has multiple spots to enjoy the view. Drive Hwy. 2 west from Marenisco until you reach FS Road 9300, approximately five miles. Turn right and travel the forest road for three miles to reach the hiking sign and parking lot on the right-hand side. 715-686-2910

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Things to Do Paddling:

Take your pick... from intimate river paddles to lake paddles. Choose your boat... kayak, canoe, paddleboard, or pedal paddleboard. Our name in French means “Almost An Island” which means water everywhere! Stop by the Chamber office for a copy of our new Canoe Trails map, which identifies a dozen trips, from two to six hours in length and at varying degrees of difficulty.

Biking:

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Northern Wisconsin is fast becoming a biking mecca due to its diverse trails, scenic routes, and friendly hospitality. • Border Trails System: Cyclists will find 100 miles of paved backroad trails that provide exceptional scenery and sense of quiet. Located along the Wisconsin border, the system runs into Michigan through some of the most beautiful, rolling lake country the region has to offer. Parking available at the Presque Isle Community Center. • Heart of Vilas County: Choose from 60 miles of connected trails in Vilas and Iron Counties. The trail is fully paved, primarily off-road and appropriate for all types of bicycles. Stopover spots along the way include ice cream parlors, beaches, scenic bridges and picnic tables. • Presque Isle Road Trail: Start in downtown Presque Isle and follow the road route and easy off-road sections as you loop around ponds, take in quiet back roads, and enjoy a nice out and back ride, with areas to stop and enjoy a swim or picnic.

Snowmobiing:

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The region offers hundreds of miles of trails meandering through vast stretches of pine and hardwood forests, and around numerous lakes. We are blessed by the Lake Superior Snowbelt and see more snow than most other Wisconsin locations. Ride to a new Vilas County or Upper Peninsula destination every day of the week to experience fantastic scenery, hospitable restaurants and taverns, and cozy lodges. Our Sno-Bunnies do a superb job grooming, with frequent endorsements as “the best trails in the region.” MidwestSnowmobiling.com


Birding:

Presque Isle, a Wisconsin Bird City, is a great location for backyard birds as well as those in woods and waters habitats. Join an informed, fun group in the Discovery Center Bird Club. They plan weekly and seasonal outings, and visit Presque Isle’s Pipke Park, Van Vliet Hemlocks, and Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area; and kayak the Presque Isle River and Rice Creek Natural Area. DiscoveryCenter.net

Geocaching:

Did you know our town was once named “Winegar”? We have combined technology with historical facts, introducing visitors to the treasure hunt known as “Geocaching”. This activity allows people to get outside and enjoy nature while utilizing e-devices. This spring, a series of geocaches will be placed throughout the township; highlighting some of the people, places, and events that helped shape our village, from the logging days of the 20’s, through the tourist boom of the 60’s, and beyond. Geocaching.com. See detailed info on page 32.

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Mountain Biking:

The WinMan Trails are a network of silent sport trails in neighboring Winchester. Spanning 1300 acres of private land and public Northern Highlands State Forest recreation land, over 5 miles of purpose-built single track trails and terrain offer excellent opportunities for mountain biking and fat biking. A new chalet, instructional and social activities, and a top-notch trail system that caters to beginners and experienced riders make this a destination not to be missed. WinmanTrails.com

Star Gazing:

Dark skies are essential for getting clear views of the night sky, the Milky Way and even the aurora borealis (aka northern lights). Known as “Wisconsin’s Last Wilderness,” Presque Isle has few streetlights and quiet, spread-out homes and resorts, ideal for night sky viewing. Much of the sky’s treasures are visible with the naked eye, or bring a set of binoculars or your telescope for enhanced viewing.

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CARLIN CLUB LODGE 715-686-2255 • CarlinClubLodge.com • 12336 County Hwy P, Presque Isle, WI Located along the tranquil shores of Carlin Lake, and surrounded by crystal clear sand frontage and breathtaking lake views. Offering your choice of cozy motel rooms or a 4-BR full-log lodge, and amenities from lakeside views to fireplaces. See ad page 35

CEDAR BAY RESORT

715-686-2313 • VisitCedarBay.com • 11140 Oxbow Road, Presque Isle, WI Four cabins offering a quiet setting to enjoy fishing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing and paddleboarding. Class A Musky lake has 500 acres of natural shoreline, eight islands and plenty of structure. See ad on page 13

PRESQUE ISLE CAMPGROUND

608-448-7307 • PresqueIsleCampground.com • 8421 Balsam Drive Presque Isle, WI Experience the best of northern Wisconsin on the pristine shores of Stateline Lake! From rustic tent campsites to full site hook ups. Open May-September.

SKYVIEW LODGE & RESTAURANT

715-686-2928 • SkyviewLodge.com • 11896 County Hwy W, Presque Isle, WI Dining landmark since the 40’s. Drink on the deck or cozy up to our fireplace. Watch wildlife while you eat. Our 16-unit motel overlooks peaceful Boot Lake. On Trail #6 in Presque Isle. Serving breakfast and dinner. See ad on page 34

SPORTSMAN’S RESORT MOTEL

715-686-2232 • 7117 County Hwy W, Winchester, WI 54557 The best of “The Northwoods Lifestyle” with 5 motel rooms, each sleeps 2-4 and all with kitchenettes (stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator). Premiere fishing, serene setting, 300 feet of sand beach with picnic grill area at your doorstep. Boats available.

SUNRISE RESORT

715-686-2414 • Sunrise-Resort.com • 7632 Sunrise Dr, Presque Isle, WI Family owned resort with lakefront cabin and boat rentals. Beautiful park like atmosphere on Presque Isle Lake, part of a 1500 acre, 4 lake chain. Screen porches, sandy swim area, trophy fishing plus easy access to snowmobile and hiking trails. Watch the video tour on our website! See Ad on page 13

THE LODGE AT MANITOWISH WATERS

715-543-2024 • LodgeMW.com • Manitowish Waters, WI Experience first-class hospitality. Newly renovated. The Lodge is within walking distance from downtown and next to Koller Park. Relax on your room balcony or cuddle up by the fire in a lower level luxury suite. Light breakfast provided daily. See ad on page 22

ZASTROW’S LYNX LAKE LODGE

715-686-2249 • ZastrowsLynxLakeLodge.com • 10683 Co Rd B, Presque Isle, WI 54557 Lakefront vacation homes, excellent modern accommodations on beautiful Lynx Lake and on main snowmobile trail. Sandy beach, boats, motors, and canoes available. Excellent fishing. Sell fishing licenses onsite. See ad on page 21

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715-892-3975 • bruce@brucenelsonphoto.com • BruceNelsonPhoto.com 8305 Main Street, Presque Isle, WI Gallery offers a unique and personal look at the Northwoods through the lens of local photographer Bruce Nelson. Prints for exhibition and purchase of Northwoods and International destinations. Open year round and by appointment.

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715-686-2699 - 12336 Carlin Club Drive, Presque Isle, WI. The legendary Carlin Club Restaurant is open under local brother and sister chefs, Don and Dawn Psenicka. Enjoy contemporary cuisine with a traditional Wisconsin twist. Featuring small plate and wine pairings, Friday fish, and locally inspired, seasonal dishes. See ad on page 35

DIXIE’S COFFEE HOUSE

715-543-2353 • DixiesMW.com • Manitowish Waters, WI Dixies Coffee House nourishes the body and feeds the soul. Featuring New Roots coffee, Rishi tea and specialty baked goods. Dixie’s also offers Panini made to order and delicious soup specials. Read, work on your computer with free Wi-Fi, or chat with friends as you relax inside or outside on our deck. You will come for the coffee but stay for the view.

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906-787-2220 • 318 Fair Avenue, Marenisco, MI 49987 Food & Spirits… like coming home. Open Tuesday – Sunday 7 am. – 2 –pm For Breakfast & Lunch. Open until 8 pm on Thursday & Friday for Homemade Pizza & Fish Fry. See ad on page 33

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715-547-8222 • forestlakecountrystore.com • County Road B West, Land O’ Lakes, WI Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Big selection of craft beer, wines and boutique grocery items including salsas, jams, maple syrup and artisan cheeses.

PI PUB PUB & RESTAURANT

715-686-2522 • 11583 Cty. Rd B, Presque Isle, WI Under New Ownership. Open 7 Days A Week | 11am-Close with Daily Lunch and Dinner Specials including Appetizers/Wings, Homemade Pizzas, Burgers, Wraps, Soups/Chili, Friday Fish Fry. Watch sports on 5 HDTV’s. Snowmobilers welcome; located off Trail #6. See ad on page 35

PRESQUE ISLE YACHT CLUB

715-686-2423 • 8265 Main St., Presque Isle, WI On Main Street... Drop by for lunch, dinner, and drinks. Try our hand-pattied burgers on fresh baked buns with a side of “crack fries.” Friendly, fun service and a great place to watch sports, shake dice, and shoot a game of pool. Specials for Happy Hour, Packer Games & more!

THE LAST WILDERNESS CAFÉ

715-686-2193 • LastWildernessCafe.com • 8279 Main Street, Presque Isle, WI Open Tuesday thru Saturday 7am-2pm, Sunday 7am-1pm. Serving breakfast and lunch with a breakfast buffet on Saturday and Sunday. Located on snowmobile trail #6. Dining room overlooks beautiful Pipke Park and walking ponds. See ad page 35

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715-686-2575 • 12436 County Hwy W, Presque Isle, WI Featuring Italian Beef Sandwiches, Gyros and Homemade Pizzas. Also fresh hand pattied burgers, chicken sandwiches and amazing drinks. In-house Bags and Darts Leagues. Free Pool Tuesday. Don’t miss our Annual Oktoberfest July 31-August 1. See ad on page 35

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SKYVIEW LODGE & SUPPER CLUB 715-686-2928 • SkyviewLodge.com • County Hwy W, Presque Isle, WI Dining landmark since the 40’s. Drink on the deck or cozy up to our fireplace. Watch wildlife while you eat. Our 16-unit motel overlooks peaceful Boot Lake. On Trail #6 in Presque Isle. Serving breakfast and dinner. See ad on page 34

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715-543-2220 • SmokeysDining.com • Manitowish Waters, WI The nicest little Supper Club in the Northwoods! Casually elegant setting makes for a fine dining experience you'll long remember. Indulge in steaks, chops, seafood and house specialities with a superb wine list. Open at 4:30pm. Reservations appreciated. See ad on page 17

FINANCIAL/INSURANCE

HEADWATERS STATE BANK

715-686-2200 • HeadwatersStateBank.com • 8319 Main Street, Presque Isle, WI Our Branch is located on Main Street and is open to serve you Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm, Fri 9am-5pm. Get to know us on the web or in person. Member FDIC. See ad on page 6

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715-543-2557 • InsuranceGroupWI.com • Manitowish Waters, WI An independent insurance agency offering home, auto, business, health and life insurance, and serving the area for over 25+ years.

FISHING GUIDES

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715-892-3020 • TheAnglersChoiceGuideService.com • johnandrew@centurytel.net Create the complete Northern Wisconsin vacation with John Andrew. Serving Vilas, Iron, and Oneida Counties Full day open water fishing, ALL fishing equipment included $335 or half day fishing–for one to three people $240. No fish-no pay “GUARANTEED” (excluding Musky). Couples, children and all anglers welcome! Fully licensed & insured with 47 years of fishing experience. 2 Fresh water fishing world records and 2 Outstanding Angling Achievements. Also offering snowmobile trail guiding and ice fishing services, with six insulated and heated ice houses. ALL fishing equipment included. Full day 1-3 people $300, half day $250. See ad on inside front cover. 715-892-2366 • Macooa@centurytel.net • Boulder Jct. and Presque Isle, WI Bob “Mepps” Bertch a licensed guide with 35 years experience with all types of fish in Presque Isle & Boulder Junction area lakes. Bob provides transportation to & from lakes, rods & reels tackle, fish cleaning & packaging. Specializes in family fishing-full or half days.19’ Alumacraft. May-October.

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715-485-2582 • CoontailMarket.com • Boulder Junction, WI The area's newest grocery store is located just minutes away from Presque Isle in beautiful Boulder Junction. Fuel available 24/7. Stop in for groceries, ice, liquor, licenses, fishing bait and so much more. See ad on page 14

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715-686-2480 • 11602 County Hwy B, Presque Isle, WI Gas-Oil-Milk-Coffee-Bread-Cappuccino-Snacks-Pop-Beer-Groceries-Liquor-Movies. Hot Pocket Sandwiches. Pay at the gas pump. See ad on page 7

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715-686-2366 • 11637 Hwy W, Presque Isle, WI Full service salon: colors, foils, manicures, pedicures, facials, perms, waxing, tanning, cutting men’s, women’s and children’s hair. See ad on page 11

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715.543.2223 • www.Salon-MW.com • 5966 County Hwy W, Manitowish Waters, WI Enjoy an upscale salon in a cozy Northwoods atmosphere. We offer haircuts, styling, perms, color, waxing and more. Conveniently located near shopping, dining and spa services in downtown Manitowish Waters. Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome. Open; Tues. – Sat. at 9am.

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715-543-2535 • Spa-MW.com • 5968 County Hwy W, Manitowish Waters, WI Treat yourself to nail services, massages and more. Walk-ins welcome. Convenient location near the heart of Manitowish Waters. Gift certificates available. See ad on page 22

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715-482-0167 • ThinkingOfToday.com • Presque Isle, WI Thinking of Today Yoga features foundation flow classes by registered instructor Sarah Johnson, geared towards all ages and levels including beginner to intermediate. Classes held outdoors when possible, and indoors at roving locations. See ad on page 11

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715-543-2808 • MAC-MW.com • 13870 Woodland Lane, Manitowish Waters, WI A first-class fitness center equipped with everything you need to get in and stay in shape. Whether you’re a beginner or fitness fanatic, you’ll enjoy a welcoming atmosphere and all the best equipment and amenities. Hours: Mon – Sun: 6:30am – 7pm. See ad on page 16

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715-543-2311 • OurWisconsinMag.com • 5301 Townline Rd., Ste. 4 Manitowish Waters, WI Our Wisconsin is the first magazine that brings together readers from across the state to share stories and photos that show why life in Wisconsin is truly special. Contact Mike Beno at mike@ourwisconsinmag.com

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715-547-3745 • BorderBulletin.com • P.O. Box 42, Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540. The Border Bulletin is a biweekly publication with a circulation of over 3,500 serving Land O’ Lakes, Conover, Phelps, Presque Isle, Boulder Junction and Watersmeet,MI. See ad on page 56

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HEADWATERS REAL ESTATE 715-686-2481 • HeadwatersRealEstate.com • 11594 Co Rd B, Presque Isle, WI Looking for a vacation home or property in Wisconsin's Last Wilderness? Specializing in Presque Isle area properties, our local agents are skilled, knowledgeable & friendly. Headwaters-Presque Isle's local real estate source since 1979. See ad page 6

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CAMP JORN YMCA

715-543-8808 • www.CampJornYMCA.org • 13591 Zenner Lane, Manitowish Waters, WI Resident camp program serves children ages 8-16 with weeklong overnight experiences and rich camp traditions. Children ages 5-12 can enjoy all the camp has to offer with a daylong experience. On-site childcare center for children 3 months- 4 years old.

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LAKE OF THE TORCHES CASINO 800-258-6724 • LakeOfTheTorches.com • Lac du Flambeau, WI We have more than 800 Slot Machines, Table Games & High Stakes Bingo. Lakeside hotel features 100 well-appointed rooms, lounge and pool. Satisfy your appetite with delicious dining in Eagle's Nest Restaurant and Woody's Bar and Grill. See ad page 6

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715-543-2085 • DiscoveryCenter.net • Manitowish Waters, WI Environmental education center with 12 miles of trails and a lake on 60 acres open dawn to dusk year round. Nature Center open Mon. to Sat. 8:30a-4:30p. Classes and activities for all ages. Hiking, biking, kayaking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, more. See ad page 20

WINMAN TRAILS 646-543-8784 • Highway W, Winchester, WI WinMan Trails offer year-round silent sport recreation including single-track mountain biking and hiking, and miles of mixed x-country skiing, snowshoeing and fat biking in the winter. Bike trails offer flowy berm turns, rock features, and free ride structures.

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906-932-1339 • StormyKromer.com • Ironwood, MI Home of the iconic Stormy Kromer Cap. Free factory tours Mon.–Fri., 1:30pm. Learn about SK’s 110-year dedication to quality craftsmanship, American manufacturing, and always stylish and dependable products. See the Legend in the making in the beautiful Upper Peninsula. Handicapped Accessible.

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906-787-2007 • SuperiorMineralWater.com • Marrenisco, MI Established in 2016, the state-of-the-art facility is built to FDA security requirements. We are the first bottling facility within the Lake Superior aquifer and a true natural mineral water sourced and bottled within the U.S.

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715-543-2301 • LakeHouseMW.com • Manitowish Waters, WI Just a short walk from The Lodge, The Lake House has an eclectic array of upscale gifts and home goods for Northern living. Looking for something special? We have it.

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715-543-2699 • NinesMW.com • Manitowish Waters, WI Stop in to enjoy a relaxing atmosphere while casually browsing our exquisite merchandise. Something for everyone from home furnishings, one-of-a-kind gifts, candles, gourmet foods and much more. See ad page 22

UP NORTH SPORT N’ GIFTS 715-686-2636 • 8301 Main Street, Presque Isle, WI Located on Main Street in beautiful downtown Presque Isle, and specializing in gifts, fishing tackle, live bait, t-shirts, sweats. Open 7 days a week 8 a.m.-5 p.m. David Zastrow, owner. See ad page 30

SERVICES

BADGER HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

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715-385-0202 • BadgerHVAC.com • Boulder Junction, WI We are dedicated to providing quality comfort solutions for your home or business. Trust our professional team of technicians to present you with superior service and solutions tailored to your unique system needs. Caring people dedicated to providing exceptional, reliable service.

C.A.T CONSTRUCTION, INC.

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715-686-2565 • CatConstruction.com • 8279 Main St, Presque Isle, WI Dependable builders of quality custom residential new homes & remodeling projects since 1978. Our staff and field personnel work together to provide our clients the best finished product available. Fully insured. Licensed in WI.

DAVE’S TREE SERVICE

715-686-2407 • 715-490-2140 • Presque Isle, WI Serving Presque Isle and the area for 25+ years: Tree Removal | German Forestry | Chipping | Firewood | Logging | Stump Grinding. Commercial and residential logging in winter. Fully licensed and insured. On call 24/7. See ad page 56

DUMASK PLUMBING, INC.

715-686-2679 • DumaskPlumbing.com • Presque Isle, WI We provide professional quality plumbing service and sales for new construction, remodel, kitchens, baths, water heaters, opening and closing of seasonal properties, more! Reliable and dependable Northwoods service since 1993. See ad page 56

EARTHWORKS EXCAVATING, INC.

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715-686-7274 • earthworksinc@centurytel.net • Winchester, WI Excavating, Demolition & Materials. Call your local leader in quality excavating!

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SERVICES MAPLE RIDGE HOME SERVICES LLC

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715-663-0952 • Presque Isle, WI Lawn and home care services include Mowing, Edging, Trimming, Blowing, Prunning, Cleanups, Mail Collection, Snow Removal, Garden Tilling, Pet Service, and many more.

SKIP SLATINSKY CONSTRUCTION

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Office: 715-686-7490 • Winchester, WI Your home improvement expert! Window and door replacement, roofs, decks, siding, garages, remodeling, home framing, and finishing. See ad page 30

SAUTER BUILDERS, INC.

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715-385-9327 • SauterBuilders.com • Boulder Junction, WI Building distinctive, custom designed, healthy homes since 1995. Performance Builder within the Wisconsin Energy Star Homes Program. Member of USGBC and WI Green Built Homes. Visit our office in downtown Boulder Junction.

STAINING & PAINTING SPECIALISTS

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715-892-0050 • StainingSpecialists.com • Presque Isle, WI Serving Vilas and Iron Counties. We are your preferred painting and staining contractor. Fully licensed and insured.

WHEEL HAUL IT

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715-482-6235 • Wheel-Haul-It.com • Presque Isle, WI Dumpster rental service for Vilas and Iron Counties. Construction, renovation, and offering clean out services as well. Serving homeowners and contractors for 25+ years with timeliness and professionalism. Fully licensed/insured. See ad page 56

WOLTER SAND, GRAVEL & EXCAVATING

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715-686-2622 • Presque Isle, WI Demolition, Bulldozing, Backhoe Work, Road Grading, Septics Dug, Road Gravel & Granite. Top Soil, Sand, Stone & Fill. Carl F Wolter-Owner-Cell 715-891-0056.

WILLIAMS ELECTRIC & MECHANICAL INC 715-476-2523 • MercerElectrician.com • Mercer, WI Fully licensed, certified and insured Master Electricians with over 35 years of experience in the Northwoods. Services include residential & commercial, remodels & repairs, heating & air conditioning, commercial refrigeration and generator sales, service & installation. On call 24/7.

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CONSERVE SCHOOL

715-547-1300 • Information@ConserveShool.org • ConserveSchool.org 5400 N. Black Oak Lake Road, Land O’Lakes, WI 54540 “One semester can make a world of difference.” A semester-long immersion for high school juniors and advanced sophomores in environmental studies and outdoor activities. Students live on campus for a semester, earning transferable academic course credits from their experience.

DENIM & DESSERT READERS’ THEATRE

715-904-9063 • SGawriluk1@gmail.com • Presque Isle, WI Performing since 2004! The troupe welcomes new members and puts on 3 shows a year, plus the occasional extra. The key to fun is that they use scripts but are in full costumes with props and sets. 4 to 5 rehearsals, and they’re on!

LAND O’ LAKES ARTS/LOLA

715-547-3950 • LolaArtsWI.com • lolaArtsWI.com@gmail.com “A campus for the creative spirit.” Wendy Powalisz, 4262 county Road B, Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540 LOLA is a non-profit arts organization that provides classes and cultural events for all ages, year-round. LOLA offers an array of art classes, workshops, home school classes, cultural events, and more! Classes are appropriate for varying skill levels, beginner through advanced.

NICOLET AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE 800-544-3039 • NicoletCollege.edu • Facebook/Nicolet College • Rhinelander, WI Nicolet College serves life-long learners with associate degrees, diplomas, certificates, a University Transfer program, Learning in Retirement, Creative Arts Series, Outdoor Adventure Series, and more.

PRESQUE ISLE COMMUNITY LIBRARY

715-686-7613 • Presque Isle, WI • PresqueIsleLibrary.org An excellent selection of books, audio books, magazines, movies. Year-round programs: monthly movies, book clubs, ongoing special interest presentations and children’s summer reading & Bookworm Store. Wireless Internet available 24/7. Meeting space available to public. Mon., Wed: 9-6, Tues, Thurs, Sat: 9-12; Fri: 9-3

SNO-BUNNIES SNOWMOBILE CLUB

Presque Isle/Winchester, WI • SnoBunnies.com A volunteer group that maintains the area’s Snowmobile trails, hosts Trailside parties, and boosts tourism through enthusiasm, care, and commitment to safe, all-ages riding. Fear the Bunnies! Join the Club!

WILDERNESS VETERANS MEMORIAL FLAME FOUNDATION, INC.

715-686-2517 • WildernessVetsMemorial.org • Presque Isle, WI Nonprofit commissioned by American Legion Post 480 to fund and build a regional Veterans Memorial at Pipke Park. Open year around.

AMERICAN LEGION POST NO. 480

PRESQUE ISLE COMMUNITY GARDENS

Joel Green • 715-686-2541 PO Box 178 Presque Isle, WI 54557

Presque Isle, WI • 715-686-7795

CRAB LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION

Peggy Johnson Wiessner • 715-686-2481 PO Box 156 • Presque Isle, WI 54557

PRESQUE ISLE HERITAGE SOCIETY

Presque Isle, WI • 715-686-2760

PRESQUE ISLE LAKE ASSOCIATION

Presque Isle, WI • 703-943-7729

Jim Crowder PO Box 192 • Presque Isle, WI 54557

Glen Doering • 715-686-2655 • Discoverycenter.net 14219 Harris Creek Rd, Presque Isle, WI

Presque Isle, WI 54557 715-621-0068

Joe Fieweger • 715-542-3923 Crystal Lake Visitor Center, Cty Hwy N, Boulder Junction, WI 54558

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FRIENDS OF ARMOUR LAKE

FRIENDS OF THE VAN VLIET HEMLOCKS PRESQUE ISLE LIONESSS CLUB

NORTHERN HIGHLAND AMERICAN PRESQUE ISLE LIONS CLUB Presque Isle, WI 54557 LEGION STATE FOREST

PRESQUE ISLE BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE

WILDERNESS PEDALERS Alan Drum • 715-686-2655 Presque Isle/Winchester, WI 54557

Cathy Weber • 715-686-7795 7601 Annabelle Lake Road • Presque Isle, WI 54557

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Brian & Mary Anne Castro Susie Cerny Mary Ciriacks Family Barb & Terry Cisler Bernard Clifford Barb & Peter Cober Dale Cox Michael Crawley Elaine & Robert Crettol Karen & James Cronin Janet & Corky Curtis

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Judy & Peter Ferretti Rob Foerster Tom Fugette Ward Fuller Jan & Don Funk

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Nellie & Dick Hemming Peter Hinke & Kordie Reinhold Ter Horst William Hursh Melinda & Jeffrey Hursch Walter & Bill Hutton

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Larry W Maholland Karen & Philip Malliet John Mallon Lynn & Dick Martin Cheryl Martin Daniel McCarthy James Meier Louie Mielke Richard Mikoleit Amy & Bill Moerschbaecher Betty & Rich Molchan Arthur Montini Sydney Morris Timothy Mueller Dale Nelson David Nichols Anita & William Nohava Gina Nordquist

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Attend our Free Lumberjack Show with speed climbing, axe throwing, log

January 3 Nibbles 'N Knowledge at Camp Jorn YMCA 10 WinMan Moon-Shoe at WinMan trails 10-11 Winter Connections Weekend Spend a weekend at the Conserve School 16 Team Retreat’s “Ice Hole Of The North” Ice Fishing Tourney hosted at The Retreat Bar 18 Sno-Bunnies Trailside Party at Pipke Park 20-21 FREE Ice Fishing Weekend on all WI Lakes

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Van Vliet Old Growth Snowshoe at North Lakeland Discovery Center Sno-Bunnies Trailside Party at The Retreat Bar Nibbles ’N Knowledge at Camp Jorn YMCA Turtle River Pursuit | 11K Skate Ski Race Nibbles 'N Knowledge at Camp Jorn YMCA Winter Wonderland Party at Pipke Park Sno-Bunnies Trailside Party at Pipke Park Sno-Bunnies Trailside Party at Pipke Park Pizza Bar Fundraiser at Camp Jorn YMCA

15-17 Walleye Tournament on Presque Isle area lakes 17 Fish Fry Luncheon at Presque Isle Community Center 25 Memorial Day Services in Winchester and Presque Isle Cemeteries and Memorial Site

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Northwoods Bird & Wildlife Festival at North Lakeland Discovery Center 6-7 FREE Fishing Weekend on all WI Lakes 11 Gala in the Garden at North Lakeland Discovery Center 21 World Make Music Day at LOLA, Land O’ Lakes 26-28 Book Sale at Presque Isle Community Center 27 Last Wilderness 5K/10K Run and Walk at Pipke Park 28 Perennial Plant Sale, Presque Isle Days

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Nibbles 'N Knowledge at Camp Jorn YMCA Eco-Trivia Night! at Camp Jorn YMCA

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Easter Eggstravaganza at Camp Jorn YMCA

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Walleye Opener on all WI Lakes Spring Radio Play Production by Denim ’N Dessert at Presque Isle Community Center

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27-28 Presque Isle Days, Main Street, Pipke Park, Area Lakes, Community Center & Softball Field 26 Friday Fresh Produce ’N More, Every Friday


rolling and more... Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Presque Isle Days celebration!

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Free Family Play Day, North Lakeland Discovery Center 4th of July Celebration featuring live music, food and drinks, games, fireworks at dusk. Hosted by American Legion Post #480 Lions Loggers Breakfast the Presque Isle Community Center Bike to the Bog, 16 miles to cranberry bog Art Impressions, LOLA, Land O’ Lakes Presque Isle's 44th Annual Oktoberfest hosted at The Retreat Bar

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St. Rita's Spaghetti Dinner at St. Rita's Church Community Corn Roast at the American Legion Post #480 28th Annual Pancake Day, Camp Jorn YMCA Beer and Wine by the Bog, North Lakeland Discovery Center

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Musky Lure & Tackle Swap, North Lakeland Discovery Center 11-13 World Championship Musky Classic hosted on area lakes. WCMuskyClassic.com 19 Art Harvest at LOLA, Land O’ Lakes 25-26 Fall Reader's Theater by Denim 'N Dessert at Presque Isle Community Center

October 23-25 Zombie Crawl Weekend hosted by LOLA, Land O’ Lakes 31 Spooktacular Halloween held throughout Presque Isle

November 7 Tim Jenkinson

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Presque Isle's 44th Annual Oktoberfest hosted at The Retreat Bar BIG Rummage Sale, Outdoor Pavilion and Presque Isle Community Center Fireman's Picnic and Parade on Main Street and in-outdoors at the Presque Isle Fire Barn

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2nd Annual Veteran’s Luncheon, at Camp Jorn YMCA, by Manitowish Waters Lions Club Lioness Christmas in November at Presque Isle Community Center 3rd Annual Gobble Wobble 5K &8K Run/Walk, Camp Jorn YMCA

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Olde Time Community Christmas Celebration with sleigh rides and a visit from Santa

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2020 Presque Isle Wisconsin Visitor Guide  

Located on the border of Michigan and Wisconsin is a place aptly referred to as "Wisconsin's Last Wilderness". Presque Isle in French means...

2020 Presque Isle Wisconsin Visitor Guide  

Located on the border of Michigan and Wisconsin is a place aptly referred to as "Wisconsin's Last Wilderness". Presque Isle in French means...

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