As the pandemic grinds on, the Northwoods beckons manyToni VanDoren
Photo Caption: Kathy Schmitz, executive director of the Vilas County Economic Development Corp
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Article Source: Rick Barrett, Chris Miller and Kelli Arseneau, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Kathy Schmitz, executive director of the Vilas County Economic Development Corp., says she’s been getting calls every week from people wanting out of cities because of COVID-19, social unrest and a craving for the outdoors. Some have vacation homes in the area, heavily forested with more than 1,300 lakes, and would extend their stay another couple of months or even year-round if they could work remotely.