Business Announcements & Closures

Last Updated 6/11/2020 4:00pm

Open Businesses

Open Businesses

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

ABC Thrift Store – ABC Thrift Shop to reopen June 16th. Open Tuesday & Thursday mornings only from 10am- 1pm.


  • Wear a mask
  • Gloves & hand sanitizer available
  • Only 5 customers 16 & over at a time
  • Respect 6 foot distancing
  • No clothing try-ons


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 Patsy'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.

Artists Squared Studios and Gallery– Artists Squared Gallery will open for the season two days a week on June 5th, outside on the deck in the north yard. Hours will be 11-5, Fridays and Saturdays, weather permitting. All social distancing guidelines will be in place even in the outdoor setting, and visitors will be asked to wear masks. Gloves and hand sanitizer will be available on request.

The art of 9 artists is on display for viewing and purchase inside and outside, and guests may explore the gallery as many as 4 at a time. Art is essential!

We are pleased to add and now include two businesses, Chequamegon Picture Framing and Maddie's Wardrobe within part of the gallery space. Each of these businesses is accessible through the gallery and through their own entrances to the building.

Bay City Cycles – We 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 open 9am-noon.

Bodin's Fisheries – We are open Monday through Saturday 8am - 4pm for curbside pickup. Call 715-779-3301 to place an order over the phone with a credit card and we will pack it up for you!

**If no one answers the phone, please leave a message and we will call back as soon as we can. We have a small crew right now and appreciate your patience!

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 - Coco’s will reopen on Monday, June 1! Our hours will be 7-3, seven days a week. Phone and online ordering only. 715-373-2253 or 715-209-3445.

Chequamegon Book Company – We are open. 10AM-5PM Monday through Saturday and 11AM-3PM on Sunday.

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 - Both Thompson's West End and Memorial Park campgrounds will open on Tuesday, May 26th with the following provisions:

  • Shower facilities will be closed until further notice, but restroom facilities will be open
  • Restroom facilities will be cleaned twice a day
  • The overflow area at Thompson's West End will be closed to camping until further notice
  •  Some campsites may be closed to maintain adequate spacing
  • Cable TV boxes will only be provided to seasonal campers until further notice
  • Campers are expected to maintain distances and not congregate in groups.

Please be respectful of the practices of individual businesses in the community. This link provides expected guidelines -

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 - We are continuing to update our on-line store with new puppets for sale at Enter Promo Code “Together” for a 20% discount on all items (excluding rare/discontinued products).

Good Thyme Restaurant and Catering - We're offering indoor and outdoor seating starting at 4:30pm at the bar both nights, and there will be live music on Saturday depending on the weather. For reservations, please call us at 715-373-5255. We look forward to seeing you soon! In the meantime, you can always find our menu + more info on our website:

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 (715-373-0565). We will use safety for the sake of the community and ourselves.

Heart Graphics & Communications -: Heart Graphics will remain open, but with the following changes. Our hours of operation are now 10am - 4pm Monday - Friday. During these hours our lobby will be closed to the public. We are still accepting and fulfilling orders, but via phone and email only. Our phone number is 715-682-5307 and the email address is For order pickup, please call ahead and we will have your order ready for you at the door. We will be checking phone and email messages daily, so please contact us at any time and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding in this difficult time.

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- -I’m not requesting you wear a mask. If you feel more comfortable wearing one then by all means please do so.

-If you’re not feeling well at the time of your appointment, PLEASE reschedule and we will work you into the schedule as soon as we can.

-I have help with phones, and messages until I can get caught up. It was tough for me to work and get back to everyone in a timely manner. Please be patient.

-Please call for Tanning. I know a lot of you would just walk in, but I would like to limit the number of people in the salon as much as we can.

Lake Superior View Golf Course - Lake Superior View Golf Course is open with both ball golf and disc golf.  New 2- 18 holes disc golf courses with 9 practice disc hoops.  Both the golf and disc golf courses are in amazing shape and are waiting for you to come play! Open Daily. 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. Due to COVID-19 situation, please stay in your vehicle or social distance on the car deck. Face coverings are required if using passenger cabins on our ferries. Thank you.

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 are open seven Days a week starting at 4pm until further notice. We will continue to offer carry-out and curbside delivery food. 715-373- 5421

North Coast Coffee – Dining Room is open! 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.

Recreation and Fitness Resources - Bayfield Rec Center Reopening June 1st with Phase 1. Details of Phase 1 of our reopening will be posted on our website and Facebook on Wednesday, May 27 following our Tuesday RFR Board of Directors meeting. The safety of our members, staff and community is our #1 priority. We will be basing our Phase 1 guidelines on CDC, Wisconsin Department of Health Services and Bayfield County Health Department recommendations. We're looking forward to seeing you again!

Shine - starting next week June 1st I'll have a few openings available and I mean a few because it's important to monitor the day to day situation in our area with the influx of people traveling from out of the region. I'm only working with people in our area, people who live in or around the Chequamegon bay to minimize exposure as well as keep the prime spots open for people who really need to be able to move easier so that they can play with their kids or grandkids and be productive at work. That being said I do have those openings posted on the online scheduler at my website Again the times are extremely limited, and once I reach my sustainable number for the week I will block off the rest of the openings but I will open a few more for the following week provided that we are not seeing more viral activity here.

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 are open 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.

Time Out Restaurant - Now open 7am to 7pm.

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 - Open with conditions to ensure safety.  Wednesday they open at 4PM. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday open at 11AM. Closed on Memorial Day. Due to social distancing guidelines and recommendations from the Bayfield County Health Department, there will be limited and spaced seating available in and outside the bar and restaurant. Due to product shortages, our Take Out Menu will continue to be available for both dining on-site or take out.  There will be evening features available for on-site dining. Sorry, no Salad Bar or Wing Buffet. We are taking precautions to ensure the safety of our customers and our staff. The Pub & Grub has always tried to maintain an exceptionally clean environment but extra measures are being taken so we can ensure safety to the best of our ability. Please, anyone that is feeling ill or has symptoms, such as a fever, stay home.

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.

The Washburn Inn - We're here for you and rest easy, we are following the guidelines to keep you and your family safe. Enjoy all the safe activities Washburn has to offer! Biking, hiking and sunrise along the lake. Call 715 373 5671 or see us at

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 – We're OPEN! Walk-Ins Welcome. New T-Shirts are in today! Fresh off the delivery truck. Stop in and check the selection. The boat ramp is open. Ramp passes are available. Ship Store Open Daily 8am to 4:30pm

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. It's 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 cannot 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.

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. 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 outdoor facilities such as the walking trails will remain open for your use.

Northland College - Closed until further notice.

WITC – Ashland - Closed until further notice.