WPS building

Purchased in 2008
2:59 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Oneida Co. Sells Former WPS Building For $340K Loss

The former WPS building near the courthouse
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  After several years of sitting idle and just a few offers, the Oneida county board accepted a bid Tuesday authorizing the sale of the former WPS building near the courthouse. The original asking price was more than $500,000 in 2008. The county sold the building to Midwest Lease, LLC for $185,000. The  vote was 15-3 to sell the building. County Land Information Director Mike Romportl said Midwest Lease owner Leo Krivikas could not attend the meeting, but told Romportl the reason for the lower asking price was the building needs work...  

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Negotiations to continue
4:19 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Oneida County To Counter-Offer On WPS Building

The Oneida County Board Tuesday agreed to negotiate a lease with Midwest Lease, LLC for the sale of the former WPS building near the courthouse.

The board met in closed session then announced they had authorized a number of county officials to negotiate a counter offer of $225,000 cash, with the building in "As is" condition and to close by March 31.

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Former WPS building an option
12:17 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

OC Board Wrestling With Department Space Needs

Former WPS building in Rhinelander
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Too many questions remain, so the Oneida county board has moved to have a committee study more options for the former WPS building on Davenport Street. At issue is just what should be done with space needs for the UW-Extension, and Land and Water Conservation Departments now housed at the Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport.

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