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Beautiful Lake Pepin

The wide area of the lake stretches from Bay City, Wisconsin, in the north, down past Pepin, Wisconsin, and Reeds Landing, Minnesota, in the south, with Pepin being just upstream from where the Chippewa River enters the Mississippi. The villages of Maiden Rock and Stockholm border on the Wisconsin side, while Frontenac State Park takes up a large part of the Minnesota side. The largest city on the waterfront is Lake City, Minnesota.


How can we revitalize Ellsworth's downtown districts? « Back to Search Results

"Envision. Enhance. Enjoy. With your input, these three simple words can take on a new meaning for the Ellsworth, WI community. From the business and restaurant options you wish for, to the recreation, activities, and events that would draw you to downtown—This is a space to share your ideas for strengthening our downtown, leveraging our community's assets, and creating enjoyment for all." 

That is the introduction for the "Ellsworth: Envision. Enhance. Enjoy!" group created by the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce in connection with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's Connect Communities program.

Connect Communities provides technical assistance, access to financial and technical assistance programs and networking opportunities to communities who want to revitalize their downtowns or urban commercial districts.

"It's maintaining and enhancing what they already have, but who don't have the money for a full-time director," WEDC's Mark Tallman, a community project manager of Wisconsin's Southwest Region, said last January.

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