Tourism awards given

Winners of the inaugural Best of WashCo are (back, from left) Gretchen and Ken Hazel, Alley Cats Coffee; Lisa Temple, The Potter’s Shed; Colene Vivian, JLAAC; Anne Sayers, deputy secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism; Mark Heil, Washburn County Forestry (ATV trails and Totogatic Campground), Shannon Klopp, Laughing Goat food truck; Christina Martin, Spooner Dog Park (for Ethan Martin, creator of the park); (front) Rene Magnuson, Camp Namekagon; Spooner Rodeo Committee; and Grace Sherry, Indigo.

WASHBURN COUNTY– Visitors to Washburn County want to know: Where is the best place to eat? To get a drink? Take the dog? Hike a trail? View a stunning sunset? Have fun?

The staff at Washburn County Tourism Association (WCTA) always have multiple answers, and now they have some answers that locals and visitor alike have approved definitively: The association handed out 12 awards on Wednesday, Sept. 24, during an appreciation picnic at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary.

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