Officers say logging is taking place in the area and road hunting violations have been reported there.
Karl Jonsson said he plans to use the money – $1 million before taxes are deducted – to pay bills.
The detour around the closure takes drivers on Go-Around Road, BIA Route 321, County VV, BIA Route 19 and Rabbit Ridge Road.
Ice jams along the Wolf River have backed up water in the area for several days.
It happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 29 near Highway 45, in the village of Wittenberg.
Some property owners in Marinette receive bills saying they owe the city’s water department more than $200 in back payments.
It was stuck on a platform on the Pine Mountain ski jump, which is 176 feet high.
The Menominee Indian Tribe dug a channel through ice on the Wolf River; water levels should slowly decrease in Keshena.
An Oconto County father and son were each ordered to pay nearly $1,600.
Unusual for December, people in Keshena were battling back the flooded Wolf River after ice jams backed the water up.