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Posted on: June 14, 2019

2019 County Private Well Testing Report

On March 25, 2019, residents collected 191 samples from 190 wells throughout Calumet County as part of the County’s annual Private Well Testing Day.  Since 2004, the Calumet County Land and Water Conservation Department (LWCD) and the C...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Calumet County Announced as EPA Brownfields Grant Recipient

EPA award winner representatives

On June 5, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 149 communities across America including Calumet County, Sheboygan County, Green Bay, Madison, Milwaukee, and Oshkosh have been selected to receive funding for brownfield site revita...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Calumet County and Municipal Road Project Information

Calumet County Highway Department is announcing a variety of road construction projects starting in June, with some involving road closures.

  • County Highway KK (Calumet Street/John Street)
  • County Highway X
  • County Highway E
  • US Highway 10 (from County N & Hw...
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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Health Officials Encourage Vaccination Against Hepatitis A

(Wisconsin Department of Health Services) -- In light of ongoing, significant outbreaks of hepatitis A throughout the country, state health officials are encouraging vaccination against the hepatitis A virus. Although there is not a current outbreak in Wi...Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2019


The Calumet County Highway Department will remove road weight limit restrictions on County Trunk Highways effective Monday, April 15, 2019.   Anyone having questions or concerns may contact the Calumet County Highway Department at (920)...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

City of Brillion and County Economic Development Program Featured in Magazine

Mary Kohrell, Economic Development Director

Recently, Mary Kohrell, Calumet County Economic Development Director, was featured in Insight Magazine, discussing the exciting development taking place at the former Brillion Iron Works site. This will be a massive project that may take more than a decad...Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

2019 Wisconsin Highway Construction Projects in Calumet County

Tentative schedule/construction details for all state highway projects

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is providing a listing of state highway construction projects scheduled in calendar year 2019 for Calumet County. The list includes p...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Public involvement meeting set for proposed work on WIS 114/55 in Calumet County

Meeting outlines proposed highway construction from Harrison to Sherwood.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region announces a public involvement meeting for proposed work on WIS 114/55 from US 10 in the village of Harrison to th...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

County Highway LP Reconstruction Begins Monday, April 1, 2019


On Monday April 1, 2019, the Reconstruction of CTH "LP" from CTH AP to USH 10/114 will begin.  A full road closure will be in place.  Motorists should take caution to avoid this area, and u...Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2019

County Road Weight Limit Restrictions Announced

The Calumet County Highway Department has posting weight limit restrictions on the following roads (effective at 12:01
a.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019):

  • CTH C from CTH H to the Fond du Lac County Line
  • CTH JJ from
    CTH PP to the Manitowoc County Line
  • CTH PP...
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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Road closures due to flooding

570AE58B-6E1B-47E5-8E94-E425B133CC50.jpeg Update 3/19/2019: All County Roads are now OPEN after repairs and cleanup from last week's flooding. . . . . . . . . . . CALUMET COUNTY HAS THE FOLLOWING ROAD CLOSURES DUE TO HIGH WATER AND/OR ROAD DAMAGE: STATE HIGHWAY:  STH 32/57 - FROM CTH...Read on...
Posted on: February 18, 2019

Public Informational Meeting on the General Zoning Ordinance to be Held

The Planning, Zoning and Land Information Department will hold a public informational meeting regarding the Draft Calumet County General Zoning Ordinance – Chapter 82.  The draft ordinance constitutes a comprehensive revision under Wis....

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Calumet County to Host Groundwater Education Series


Update: The scheduled talk, “An Introduction to Groundwater, Private Wells, and Calumet County Well Data” has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 13 at 7:00 p.m. at the Engler Center in Chilton. It was originally postponed because...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Tax Payments Not Affected by Courthouse Closure

Due to the severe weather conditions, the courthouse will be closed on Wednesday, January 30 and Thursday, January 31, 2019 with the exception of critical services.

The courthouse closure will not affect property tax deadlines for City of New Holstein an...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Courthouse and Non-Essential Offices Closed 1/30/19 and 1/31/19

Due to anticipated severe weather, the Calumet County Courthouse and all non-essential offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 30 and Thursday, January 31. Critical services will continue operation. 

Posted on: January 7, 2019

Next Calumet County Sheriff Sworn In

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Mark Wiegert was sworn in as the next Calumet County Sheriff on Monday, January 7, 2019 by Judge Froehlich. Sheriff Mark Ott is retiring after a long and successful career in law enforcement. We would like to thank Sheriff Ott for his dedicated years of s...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Calumet County Tourism Spending Hits $61 Million in 2017


Chilton, Wis. (May 4, 2018) – For the travelers that helped Wisconsin achieve a $631 million increase in tourism economic impact in 2017, it’s all about the fun and memories. For the state’s tourism industry, it’s b...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Calumet County Ranks #1 in Wisconsin as Best Value for Property Tax Dollars

Chilton, WI - A new study of all 72 Wisconsin counties by SmartAsset, a financial technology company, ranks Calumet County as the best value for property tax dollars throughout the entire state.

SmartAsset analyzed the data and determined the rankings base...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Calumet County 2018 Groundwater Report Released

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On May 7, 2018, residents collected 188 samples from 185 wells throughout Calumet County as part of the County’s annual Private Well Testing Day.  Since 2004, the Calumet County Land and Water Conservation Department (LWCD) and the Calu...

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