Business Announcements & Closures

Last Updated 5/20/2020 1:30pm

Open Businesses

#2 Septic – Open 7am to 3:30pm Monday - Friday. Please call 715-682-2222 for service.

Advanced Printing of Hayward – Open. Must call or email orders in. Order will be mailed when complete, 715-634-6888.

Airfox Photography - Is working by appointment only. If you need drone or photography services please call 715-292-5303

AdventureUs - We're NOW offering Self Serve entryway Face Mask purchasing during daylight hours. As well as, open by appointment and online shopping.  We have no-contact entryway pickup, curbside delivery, AND shipping.  Face Masks, Sunglasses, Kid Backpacks, Dog Leashes, Stickers and Snow Sleeves. Sewing services are also starting up again!

Face Masks and Filters are consistently in stock for both customers and larger business requests. We're working hard to keep up with requests!

  • Face masks are a pocket contoured design
  • Adjustable one size behind the head elastic
  • Inner Filter Pocket (filters sold separately)

BUY NOW at 324 W Bayfield St in Washburn, next to Patsty's & Feel free to reach out with any questions: Thank you so much for your support, our community means everything to us!

Apostle Islands Realty and Anthony Jennings & Crew Real Estate - A staff member is on duty, but the doors remain locked. Our agents can still show & list properties safely and follow the Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers set by the CDC. Business hours are 9AM-5PM Monday-Friday, 10AM-2PM Saturday, by appointment only on Sunday. Our phone number is (715) 779-5807.

Bay City CyclesWe will CONTINUE TO OPERATE BY APPOINTMENT while local authorities and health experts evaluate the situation. Please continue to call, message, and email to set up appointment times for pickup, drop-off, test rides, and shopping, or pay ahead for door-side or curb-side pickup.   715-682-2091.

Bill’s Collision Center – Open by Appointment only. Please call for an estimate, 715-373-0866.

Big Top Chautauqua – The 2020 season has been cancelled. Ticket holders will receive an email with the option to make a contribution to the nonprofit performing arts organization, put their money toward future Big Top Chautauqua shows, or receive a refund.

BMO Harris Bank - Lobby and drive-up hours Monday-Friday are 9:30am-4pm. Drive- up on Saturday is 9am-noon.

Bodin's Fisheries – Call in orders only 8 am to 2pm. Orders received before 2pm can be available for same day pick up. Pick up is only available after 3pm. 715-779-3301.

Bremer Bank - The drive-up window will remain open regular business hours, 8:30AM-5PM Monday-Friday; 9AM-12PM on Saturday. The ATM is open as well as the night deposit. If you need to have access to a safe deposit box or set up an account, please call and make an appointment. (715) 373-6386

Brownstone Rx - Delivery is always available (once a day @ 3:00pm) & so is curb side pick-up for people who cannot walk into the pharmacy. Business hours are 9am to 5:30pm. 715-373-5588

Cafe Coco - Our goal is to have Coco reopen on Monday, June 1! We will be open as a take-out place, with deliciousness available in as an eco-friendly way as we possibly can. We are working up to an online ordering platform to receive both online and phone orders. Nick will be building a takeout window for us in the upcoming weeks.

Chequamegon Book Company – The store is not open to the public but we are taking phone orders. Please call 715-373-2899 to place an order.

Chequamegon Food Co-op - Open 7 days a week, 7:30am - 7pm.

Chequamegon Humane Association - Open by Appointment only. Must have an approved adoption application to set up an appointment to see an animal. 715-682-9744

Chippewa Valley Bank - All bank operations are available through the window. Night deposit and ATM in front door are available. Midland gas station also has a Chippewa Valley Bank ATM available. Business hours are 8AM-12PM, 1PM-4:30PM Monday-Friday, Saturday 9AM-12PM.

City of Washburn - Beginning May 26th, City Hall will resume normal office hours of Mondays 7:30 am to 4:30 pm and Tuesdays-Fridays 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. We ask that individuals still use the phone, e-mail, or the drop box whenever possible. In addition, the use of face coverings is appreciated.

City of Washburn Campgrounds - Thompson’s West End Park Campground & Memorial Park Campground are set to reopen May 26th. Please contact the city directly if you have any questions - 715-373-6160.

Country Care Pet Hospital – Is open 9AM-5PM Monday-Friday, 9AM-12PM Saturday. Please call ahead for retail orders. Vet services are curbside appointments only, 715-373-2222.

DaLou’s Bistro – DaLou’s will only be doing takeout for the foreseeable future. No inside dining for the time being.  Please visit their Facebook Page for most up to date information. Call 715-373-1125 to place orders for pick up.

Edgar Wibble Puppets, LLC - Is planning on opening up an on-line store and producing entertainment and workshop videos. Check the website for updates.

Good Thyme Restaurant and Catering - We are planning to re-open on Friday, May 29th. There will be more updates to come, so please stay tuned! In the meantime, you can always find our menu + more info on our website: Questions? Call us at 715-373-5255.

Hanson's IGA - Open 7am to 7pm. For the health and safety of our customers, we are asking that the first hour our stores are open be reserved for seniors and guests with disabilities to shop.

Harbor House Sweets - Harbor House Sweets will be open Thursdays - using our new walk up window. We will limit to 3 people in the store at a time and have curbside pickup. We will use safety for the sake of the community and ourselves

Heart Graphics & Communications - Heart Graphics is now open M-F from 10am – 4pm. Our lobby remains closed to walk-in orders, so we continue to urge people to submit orders and inquiries via phone and email. Our phone number is 715-682-5307 and the email address is

Helping PAWS Pet Rescue - Open by Appointment only. Please call the office if you are interested in one of our animals, 715-373-2222.

Homestead Gardens - We are open during our usual hours. We have gotten the first shipment of our latest ethnic foods...from Northern Europe this time...French Bearnaise sauces, lefsa, Swedish and Finnish coffee, chocolates, wild lingonberry jams and elderberry syrup to name a few. And, we are working connections for Eastern European and Middle Eastern foods sometime in April and May...all in addition to our usual basics and Asian, Caribbean and African foods. Plus....tomato plants etc. for this summer's garden are up, growing and soon to be in the greenhouse.

Infinity Salon- The salon is sanitized and ready for you awesome clients to return. I ask, to keep the health and safety for you all, please call the salon or message on the salon Facebook page for an appointment. I will get to you as soon as I possibly can. To ensure extra sanitation and cleaning, there will be a gap between clients. I know you guys have all been waiting for so long and I’m doing the best I can to get to you all ASAP.

Lake Superior View Golf Course - WE ARE OPEN!! 8 to dusk. Honor system if we aren't at the clubhouse. Carts are available. Opening rates: $10 unlimited walking, $17 - 9 with cart per person; $22 - 18 with a cart. Do your best to practice social distancing. Enjoy!

Madeline Island Ferry – The ferry is running but on a modified schedule. Please click HERE to see the current schedule.

NAPA – The Napa Auto Parts store in Washburn is open as usual 7AM-5PM Monday-Saturday, 9AM-1PM Sunday. We, the chamber, suggest you call ahead to limit unnecessary interactions 715-373-5669.

Nickels' Worth Bar & Grill - We’re not reopening for regular business, yet. We’ll make a formal reopening post on Facebook in the near future. We will continue to serve curbside takeout Wed-Sat 4-8pm please call 715-373- 5421.

North Coast Coffee – Is open via drive through only and is offering their normal drinks, sandwiches and bakery goods. They will update specials daily online at

Northern Lights Services - At this time, is closed to all visitors until further notice as per direction from the Wisconsin Public Health Department and the Bayfield County Public Health Department. They are allowing in only essential people. Communication with the residents in their assisted living and nursing home will be conducted via phone and Skype.

Northern State Bank - Washburn bank inside Hanson’s IGA is closed but the night deposit is open and processed each day. Drive thru banking open in Ashland only, 7:30AM-5:30AM Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-12PM Saturday. ATM’s area available at the drive thru ATM at Auto Bank in Ashland, and inside Super One in Ashland.

Olson Building Materials – No walk-in customers at this time. Orders placed will be delivered only. Contractor orders are open. Call the store with any questions 715-373-2686.

Patsy's Bar and Grill - We at Patsy’s value the health of our employees and our customers, therefore we will gather more scientific and public health information before we reopen. We will continue to offer curbside service; Patsy’s would not be able to operate without your continued support. Please stay safe. Call (715) 373-5792 to place your order.

Solstice on Main - Now open Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-6PM. Thank you for your support and please know that we will be wearing face coverings, sanitizing consistently and giving you space to shop comfortably.

Solstice Outdoors - Monday-Saturday 10AM-6PM, Sunday 10AM-4PM. For everyone’s health and safety we are taking the following precautions: All staff wear a face covering. All commonly used spaces, door knobs, handles, railings, etc... are all sanitized throughout the day.  The counter and credit card terminal are wiped down after each use. We are practicing social distancing 6 feet apart and will give you space to explore the store. Thank you for your continued support!

The Sandbar Ashland - We will be opening back up on Thursday (May 14) for TAKE OUT! Just give us a call if you'd like an order ready for pick up at 685.2583 or come in and order at the counter to take it to go. Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday 8AM-4PM, Friday and Saturday 8AM-6PM.

South Shore Brewery Taphouse - The South Shore Brewery is open 2-7 Monday – Saturday and has established a landline specifically for the Taphouse. We have cancelled ALL of our events for the current calendar year until further notice. Please follow our Facebook Page for up to date information.

The Snug - Is open. We are going to strictly follow the WEDC guidelines. We will have about 13 seats outside and 13 seats inside. Back gate is closed and the front door will be on a new locking system, you can leave but not walk right in. Please knock and if we have room by WEDC rules we will let you in.

Valhalla View Pub & Grub - Valhalla View Pub and Grub will reopen Wednesday, May 20.  In the meantime, we will be our curbside pickup for food. We will be following the guidelines that the health department has set for us. Looking forward to seeing everyone again! Thanks for your patience!

Washburn Cultural Center – We are hoping to reopen by Wednesday, July 1.  This is assuming all goes well in the coming weeks and cases of covid-19 in our region (northern MN all the way to the UP) show significant decline.  While we wait to reopen our galleries, the historical museum and our shop, we will be rolling out an on-line store around June 1, featuring fine antiques and pop culture and vinyl record collectibles.

Washburn Hardware & Sport – Is open 7-days a week during their normal hours. The staff remains diligent with sanitation of public contact surfaces including door entrances, counter tops, keyboards and credit card readers. They are taking in bikes for spring tune-ups and repair as normal. If you prefer curbside service, please contact them at 715-373-5401 and they will be happy to assist you.

Washburn Public Library - Starting April 27th we will be open for curbside pickup Mon - Fri 1:30 AM - 4:30 PM.  We can only offer the items that are currently at our location. To see what’s available go to To request materials please call (715) 373-6172 or email us at Only five items at a time for checkout. Pick up will be on the Third Street side of the library. Call when you arrive and provide your name and birth date. We will place your materials on a table next to the book drop. The book drop will be unlocked during pick up time. Returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours before we can check them in; your record may not reflect your returns immediately.

Washburn Marina – The boat ramp is open. Ramp passes are available via 3 options:

  1. Purchase at the ramp when you launch.
  2. Call for purchase and curbside pick up Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm. Visit our website to view products on sale. Call or e-mail Jake in the Ship Store with your order today. 715-373-5600
  3. Call to purchase with a credit card and we'll mail it to you or you can pick up.

Please respect the WI COVID19 Executive Order that is currently in place while using the Washburn Marina boat ramp. Staff members are working Monday - Friday from 8-4:30. We have a strict protocol to comply with physical/social distancing and CDC recommended practices.

Washburn Meditation Center – Is offering online yoga and free meditation sessions.
How to access live WMC online classes:
** Once class starts OR if you join late, please mute your microphone. You can choose to turn off video if you don't want others to see you.
1) Go to
2) You will see our calendar
3) You will NEED to sign in or create an account (look in the upper left hand corner of your screen)
4) Classes that are available online will be labelled as "ONLINE"
5) Click "sign up" or "sign up and pay" under the class you want
6) As a reminder 🙂 you will need to sign into Tula (our studio software) if you are not already signed in. If you don't have an online account with us you will need to create one.
7) Click "Register"
8) Once you register you will see "View Broadcast" under "Deregister"
9) Click on "View Broadcast" to access the class via Zoom
10) You can access Zoom on your computer, tablet or smartphone
11) If you have not used Zoom before you will need to download the app or use cloud Zoom. Its generally pretty easy but give yourself some extra time to get things set up your first time.
12) Classes will be open 15 minutes before start13) If you need to or want to borrow a mat & props let us know!
13) If for any reason you can not pay for a class you want to take please contact We will not turn anyone away for inability to pay!

Currently Closed Businesses

ABC Thrift Store – Closed until further notice.

Artists Squared Studios and Gallery– Closed but will reopen when appropriate, watch the website for details.

Bad River Lodge & Casino – Closed until further notice. Please go to or our Facebook page for future updates.

Legendary Waters Resort & Casino - Closed until further notice. During these extraordinary times, the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is committed to supporting our team members with two weeks of pay throughout this temporary closure. Please visit their website or Facebook page for continued updates in the near future.

Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center - Is restricting access to the building until further notice. Associated out door facilities such as the walking trails will remain open for your use.

Northland College - Closed until further notice.

Recreation and Fitness Resources - Closed until further notice. They will post fitness tips, info & videos on their Facebook, and respond to email and phone messages daily. If you are in a position to help contribute to offset these shortfalls, please donate online or by sending a check to: PO Box 1146, Bayfield att: COVID19.

Shine - Closed until further notice. However, you can still support this business buy purchasing gift certificates online. Please visit their webpage

WITC – Ashland - Closed until further notice.