MW Town Government

Town of Manitowish Waters

Manitowish Waters Community Center:
5733 Airport Road and Hwy. 51 / P.O. Box 267, Manitowish Waters, WI  54545

Town Board:

  • Chairman – John Hanson, 715-543-8400 (office) / 543-2438 (home)
  • Supervisor – Bob Becker, 715-543-2219
  • Supervisor – Mike Kramer, 715-904-0417
  • Clerk/Treasurer – Dana Hilbert – 715-543-8400 (office)

Office hours for Clerk/Treasurer : Mon-Fri — 10 a.m. – 1 p.m, Saturday by appointment

Town Website:

*Town Board and Town Committee meetings: Town Board meetings are generally held the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.  Call to confirm, as well as for a current schedule of other committee meetings – 715-543-8400

M.W. Zoning Administrator — Tom Thiessen

Hours vary by season, but typically are every Wednesday (summer/fall) and alternate Fridays and Saturdays (year ’round) from 9 a.m. to noon in the M.W. Airport Terminal (located at the end of Airport Road off of Hwy. 51).  A current schedule is also posted at the MW Community Center and the Airport Terminal.  Leave a message at 715-543-2855.  

M.W. Waste & Recycling Center — Larry Becker, 715-543-2366 (see hours here.)

M.W. Airport — Manager – John Hanson - 715-543-8400

EMERGENCY:  911 (ambulance, fire and emergency needs dispatched through the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department)

Vilas County Sheriff’s Department non-emergency:  1-800-472-7290

M.W. Volunteer Fire and Rescue: Chief Skrobot, 715-543-2373

Vilas County Courthouse
330 Court Street, Eagle River, WI  54521
Clerk: 715-479-3600