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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Hayward, WI, November 22, 2018 --( In an initiative to reduce the future electric bills for rural development communities in, and around, Hayward, WI, Sawyer County Housing Authority (SCHA) partnered with Carlson Electric to install a total of 52 renewable energy rooftop mounted solar systems.
Rajekhad brokenfour attorney-ethics rules while he was representing an Illinois man in a criminal case in Sawyer County.
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. Sybert is still curious about the plane crash of the gigantic bomber but couldn't find anyone who remembered exactly where the B-52 skidded into the earth.
(DeForest Times-Tribune, et al.), 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. According to Schemenauer, drug courts involve a team of people trying to affect change.
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.
Rajek broke four attorney ethics rules while he was representing an Illinois man in a criminal case in Sawyer County.