Amnesty Week : June 1st – 8th


  • Liquid Paint/Solvents
  • Batteries
  • Tires
  • Roofing Materials
  • Sheetrock
  • Drywall
  • Concrete or Masonry Materials


  • Electronics
  For more information, call the Transfer Station at 715-543-2366.


RESULTS: Special Town Meeting of Electors

A Special Town Meeting of Electors was held on March 19th, 2019 at 7:00pm at the Manitowish Waters Town Hall. The election results are as follows:

Approve construction of proposed new Manitowish Waters Fire Company Building
YES = 114   NO = 20

Approve construction of proposed new addition to the Frank B Koller Library
YES = 91   NO = 43

Approve construction of proposed new addition to the Manitowish Waters Town Hall
YES = 76   NO = 58



A Public Informational Meeting will be held on March 12th, 2019 at 6:00pm at the Manitowish Waters Town Hall for the purpose of providing information on 3 separate projects:

  1. Proposed Addition to the Manitowish Waters Town Hall.
  2. Proposed Addition to the Frank B Koller Library.
  3. Proposed Construction of a New Manitowish Waters Fire Company Building.

A Special Town Meeting of Electors will be held on March 19th, 2019 at 7:00pm at the Manitowish Waters Town Hall.
Pursuant to Wis. Statute 60.1 0(2)(f), the purpose of this meeting will be to authorize the Town Board to construct buildings for the use of the Town, to combine for this purpose the Town’s funds with those of a society or corporation doing business or located in the Town and to accept contributions of money, labor or space for this purpose.

A separate paper ballot vote will be taken for all 3 proposed projects, by qualified electors only. MUST BE PRESENT TO VOTE.

Qualified electors must be a US Citizen, 18 years of age, and have resided in Manitowish Waters for a minimum of 10 days prior to March 19th, 2019.


Christmas for the Town & Old Fashioned Tree Lighting


Sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce
Held at Manitowish Waters Community Center
Friday, November 30


4:00pm – come enjoy outdoor games with the Camp Jorn Staff, then make Christmas Crafts with the North Lakeland Discovery Center, Manito Art League, and the Chamber of Commerce.
Fill your stomach with hot dogs, chili, hot cider & Christmas cookies baked by MW Lioness.

5:00pm – Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive, so you won’t want to miss giving him your Christmas list!

6:00pm – Lighting of our outdoor Christmas light display  – lit by Santa Claus!



Held at Koller Park

6:00pm – Bonfire, Christmas Caroling, Hot dogs, Chili, Cookies and more.

6:30pm – Christmas Tree Lighting by Santa

Call for Building Committee Members

The Manitowish Waters Town Board is accepting applications from interested persons to serve on a Building Committee.  The purpose of the Committee will be to assist in the planning and provide input for the proposed addition to the Town Hall.  If you are interested in serving please call Dana Hilbert, Clerk/Treasurer, at 715-543-8400, email, or mail a letter of interest to PO Box 267, Manitowish Waters.  Applications will be accepted until 1 PM on Friday November 23, 2018.

John Hanson
Town Chairman

Community Wildfire Protection Plan Workshop #2

Join us for the second Community Wildfire Protection Plan workshop on Wednesday, October 10th at 2:30pm. We will continue the discussion on wildfire risk assessment, mitigation strategies, and finishing our community plan. The workshop is open to the public, and we would love to have your input.


Manitowish Waters Town Board Workshop
Tuesday Oct. 10, 2018
2:30 PM

The Town Board will be meeting with DNR Staff to further develop plans for the Community Wildfire Protection Plan.  No action will be taken.

  • Welcome
  • Community Risk Assessment Review
    • edits
  • Hazard Mitigation Strategies
    • Read and develop additional strategies
    • Rank strategies
    • Develop timeline
  • What is next for the CWPP process?
    • Additional mapping
    • Editing the plan
    • Resolution to Adopt by town
  • 2019 Wildfire Risk Reduction grant applications
    • Applications: criteria
    • Project ideas:  review CWPP mitigation strategies
    • Write 2019 Grant Application
  • Schedule Next meeting

Dana Hilbert, Clerk/Treasurer
Attest to posting October 9, 2018

Community Wildfire Protection Plan Workshop

The Town Board and DNR are having a workshop on Tuesday, September 18th at the Town Hall starting at 12:30 PM to begin planning for the Community Wildfire Prevention Plan (CWPP).  Public participation is encouraged.  If you are interested in participating please come to the Town Hall  and learn about the program and how you can participate.