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The first settlers were loggers, lured here by the white pine that was in abundance in the county. And, as with most of Wisconsin's early settlers, they came from the eastern states. When the logging camps closed, the farmland enticed a new kind of settler, the farmer, the first of which was Robert Douglas, a Scotsman who settled here in 1839. Farming includes cranberries, sphagum moss and strawberries. Other industries include the mining of iron ore. The first newspaper, the Badger State Banner printed its first issue in 1856.
As with many areas of Wisconsin there was a large influx of Old World immigrants and as their populations grew, the traditions they brought with them to their new homeland created a diverse cultural history is still found today.
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