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Kaitlin Hanson

Kaitlin is a life long Washburn County resident and has loved it. Now she raises her little one to enjoy all things Washburn County has to offer just as she did when she was a tyke!

Fall Paddling the Namekagon

While I am one for a good car ride with the windows down to take in the fall colors… There is something to be said about paddling down the river during the peak fall color and being surrounded by the northwoods wilderness. So let me give you a few inside tips for heading out on the river. First…

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Fireworks & 4th of July Fun

We are getting ready to celebrate America’s birthday, here, there & everywhere across America. So, you want to know where to take in the fireworks? We have all the details and lucky for you there are plenty of options around Washburn County. Saturday, July 3rd Celebrate in Shell Lake in more ways…

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Best of WashCo: Best Pour 2021

Sit back, relax, and have the bartender (or barista!) pour you a drink. No matter what your style, the drinks are always delicious. From fresh brewed coffee in the morning to locally brewed beer in the evening or something in between, the local watering holes of Washburn County have your favorite…

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A Winter Wonderland Escape

The big pines have a fresh white blanket of snow that sparkles in the sunshine, a fire in your cabin is keeping you nice and toasty, the trails are freshly groomed, you’re getting a flag or two with the catch of the day - what more could you ask for from a getaway to a northwoods’ winter wonderland…

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Made in WashCo: Round Man Brewing Co.

Have you ever wondered how in the world such a great brewpub ended up in a quaint little town tucked away in the Northwoods? We recently had the opportunity to sit down with the Churchill family, the masterminds behind this incredible operation, to dig deep into what started all of this, into what…

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Gearing Up for the Holiday Season...

The cool nights and frosty mornings have arrived & I don’t know about you, but it makes me fast forward to nights in front of the fire with cocoa and my loved ones! There are so many great things coming our way this holiday season in Washburn County that you just can’t help but feel jolly and get…

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Flavors of Fall

The trees are changing and there is a crisp, coolness to the air - it’s fall, one of the most beloved seasons around the northwoods. And what’s not to love? The sights are beautiful, it’s finally sweater weather again, and the flavors are divine! Yes, flavors of fall are a real thing and around here…

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WashCo Water Facts

While you’re out looking for your new honey hole for the upcoming fishing season, Washburn County will be sure to have what you’re looking for. Here are some fun fishing & lake facts about our area that you may want to know while exploring for the perfect spot to cast a line. Did you know…

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