The City of Ladysmith is the economic and cultural center that anchors Rusk County, and offers a mix of northwoods Wisconsin with vibrant business community and professional opportunities welcoming of young professionals.
Cultural arts, music, and performances are offered year-round. Many weekends feature a local fair, celebration, or recreation event. A dedicated, skilled labor force bolsters all categories of office, medical, manufacturing and professional services in Ladysmith and the surrounding areas. Rusk County is a place where people are able to play as hard as they work. A fantastic work-life balance is easy to find here, with four wild rivers and a successful business community.
The Flambeau, Chippewa, Thornapple and Jump Rivers all flow through this beautiful corner of northwest Wisconsin, providing world-class fishing, boating and paddling while offering a spectacular backdrop to life here. The rivers inspire artists who showcase their work at art fairs and exhibits and they provide a living link to the vibrant history of the area. Miles and miles of trails for hiking, biking, skiing, snowmobiling and atv’ing can be found on ample public land open for exploring. You can even downhill ski and rock climb here.