Shawano County

Shawano County, Wisconsin

311 N Main St
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: (715) 526-9150
Fax: (715) 524-5157
www.co.shawano.wi.us

In east-central WI, northwest of Green Bay; organized Feb 16, 1853 from Oconto County. Name Origin: For Shawano Lake, a Menominee word probably meaning 'to the south.'

Area (sq mi):: 909.33 (land 892.51; water 16.82) Population per square mile: 46.30
Population 2005: 41,335 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 9.40% Population 2000: 40,664 (White 91.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 7.80%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,991; median household $38,069; Population below poverty level: 7.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,165-$23,941
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Shawano County residents could soon receive automated alerts on their telephones during tornado warnings and other public emergencies.
The Stockbridges and Oneidas, having served the Americans during the American Revolution, ultimately looked for new lands in the west and moved to Wisconsin in the 1830s, and finally in 1856 to a reservation obtained from the Menomini in Shawano County which now provided a new home for the Stockbridge people.
While the rest of Shawano County was ringing in the New Year in the traditional manner, a group of approximately forty armed Menominees caravanned toward a vacant novitiate just off the reservation (Menominee County).
Given the larger social and political milieu of 1975, the idea that a thirty-four-day occupation that antagonized a local population and required the service of 850 National Guardsmen was a local phenomenon in Shawano County is not likely.
Instead, the shotgun lowered, leveling at Wierzba and his partner, Detective Rich Wright of the Shawano County Sheriff's Department, and both officers opened fire.
Larry Roth of the Shawano County Sheriff's Department, which has investigated the militia with federal authorities.
Construction work is continuing in Shawano County on the remaining 29 miles of the project.
Shawano County Work Release Center Commissary Account This account handles the transactions for prisoners% purchases from the Commissary.
That business has also gone under, according to Shawano County, Wis.
Shawano County Administrator Frank Pascarella said yesterday that officials had six reports of false performance bonds being issued by The Moser Group.
The successful vendor shall be able to provide medical services for the Shawano County Sheriffs Office Jail Division which has a total capacity of 299 inmates (Jail 155 and Huber 144).
Shawano County desires the auditor to express an opinion on the fair presentation of its basic