Sawyer County

Sawyer County, Wisconsin

PO Box 836
Hayward, WI 54843
Phone: (715) 634-4866
Fax: (715) 634-3666

In northwestern WI, north of Eau Claire; organized Mar 10, 1883 from Ashland and Chippewa counties. Name Origin: For Philetus Sawyer (1816-1900), U.S. representative from WI (1865-75) and U.S. senator (1881-93)

Area (sq mi):: 1350.32 (land 1256.42; water 93.90) Population per square mile: 13.50
Population 2005: 16,975 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 14.20% Population 2000: 16,196 (White 81.40%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 17.60%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,634; median household $32,287; Population below poverty level: 12.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,200-$23,921
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Langham's great-nephew, Tom Sybert, wasn't born until six years later, but he grew up hearing stories about the tragic crash when he visited family living near Hauer in Sawyer County.
and in the previous 3-3/4 years, he was publisher of the Sawyer County Record of Hayward, Wisc.
Margie Schull of the Sawyer County Sheriff's Department said the property was bought by the Chippewa Valley Bank, which was the sole bidder at the at the auction, held on the steps of the county courthouse on Thursday, reports the Daily Express.
The incident happened when two hunters were returning to their rural cabin on private land in Sawyer County and saw the suspect in one of their tree stands, County Chief Deputy Tim Zeigle said.
During the past year, Schemenauer has been working with various members of the criminal justice community to develop a juvenile drug court in Ashland County, and an adult drug court in Sawyer County.
Officer Craig Faulstich of the Hayward, Wisconsin, Police Department and Deputy David Aubart of the Sawyer County, Wisconsin, Sheriff's Department responded to a fire at an inn.
On December 7, 2001, the Sawyer County Department of Health and Human Services in northwestern Wisconsin notified the Wisconsin Division of Public Health about five cases of Campylobacter jejuni enteritis.
Gary Pennington to publisher of The Daily Press in Ashland from publisher of the weekly Sawyer County Record in Hayward.
has completed the second week of successful tests on a 143-mile segment of the Arrowhead-Weston transmission line between Weston Power Plant and Stone Lake Substation in Sawyer County.
Tenders are invited for Domestic Abuse Services in Sawyer County.
Local newspapers in Wisconsin include the Spooner Advocate, Sawyer County Record, Ashland Daily Press, Price County Review and all related shopping guides and websites.
6 million dollars when it goes under the hammer on the steps of the Sawyer County Courthouse in Hayward on October 8.