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Sunset over the Chippewa Flowage
Sunset over the Chippewa Flowage
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Sawyer County's county seat is Hayward
The county is named for Philetus Sawyer, who represented Wisconsin in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate in the 19th century.

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Bass Lake -- Chief Lake -- Couderay -- Draper -- Edgewater -- exeland -- Hayward -- Hunter
Lenroot -- Little Round Lake -- Meadowbrook -- Meteor -- New Post -- Ujibwa -- Radisson
Reserve -- Round Lake -- Sand Lake -- Spider Lake -- Weirgor -- Winter

Couderay -- Hayward -- Radisson -- Winter

Description of Hayward in 1902

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Website Updates: After Nov. 2011, check Wisconsin State Updates Page for Sawyer Co. Updates
Apr 2011: Description of
Hayward in 1902; Obits for DORAN, ANDERSON, HENNESSEY, BIEGLER, BROKAW, STAF, GORDON, MADIGAN; Misc. news story about hobo WILSON; John DIETZ, defender of Cameron Dam; History of Timber and the John Dietz Case, Crime news; Marriage announcements for RIOKIN-ROSENBERG; BELLECOURT-SAWYER; KNUTSON-MCGEORGE; Gossip gleanings from 1916; Sick List; Postcards
Previous Updates: Births 1885-1890; Deaths 1885-1890; Bios

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