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Wisconsin Rural Development State Office
5417 Clem’s Way
Stevens Point, WI 54482
Phone: 715-345-7600
E-mail: wi-rd-stateoffice@usda.gov

Questions about Multifamily Housing ProgramsCall 1-800-292-8293

Wisconsin Area Office Contacts and Map

Rural Development Success Stories

Distance Learning Grant Provides Window to the World for Rural Students

Halfway between Park Falls and Ashland is the rural community of Mellen, population 698. Nestled between the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and nearby Copper Falls State Park, this small community is humming with activity on an early Monday morning in March. Students are trickling out from the large 1910 brick and stone building for their first break of the day. The school’s mascot, a Granite Digger, is a nod…