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.

Alder Lake Road CLOSED

Alder Lake Road will be closed to through traffic from Little Manitowish Road to McIlvain Road Tuesday, September 4th – Friday, September 7th for the purpose of replacing a culvert.  Access to all residents up to McIlvain Road will  have to be from South Townline Road.  Access to all residents up to Little Manitowish Road will have to be from Powell Road.

Community Garden Informational Meeting

…yearning to garden but can’t find enough sun in the woods?
…trying to garden but can’t keep the wildlife from devouring your crops?
…want an activity to teach your children or grandchildren how healthy, organic
produce is grown?
…want to meet others who share your passion for gardening?
…want to learn to garden but don’t have a clue where to begin?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, please come to an informational meeting for a brief presentation by determined and hopeful MW organizers, and a Q&A with organizers of the successful Presque Isle Community Garden.

Please RSVP, or if you cannot attend but would like more information, please send an email to or call Karen 262-366-3718.


Dead Pike Lake Management Plan

Dead Pike Lake Management Plan November 2018 was submitted to the Department of Natural Resources for review in preparation for its presentation to the Natural Resources Board in April. Public comments are encouraged, either written to verbal, and can be submitted to the Town Chairman at or mailed to:

John Hanson
PO Box 267
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545

Click HERE to see the Dead Pike Lake Management Plan Updated November 2018