CALUMET COUNTY, WI (WTAQ) - Wisconsin's Incorporation Review Board has approved a petition from part of the town of Harrison, bringing it one step closer to becoming a village.
The petition now goes to would-be village residents in the Calumet County town to vote on. However, a vote on a binding referendum has not been scheduled.
If a referendum is approved, the village would be 5 square miles. It would be located in the northwest portion of the current town. That area is about 70 percent of the population of the town.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town of Harrison's population in 2010 was 10,839.