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Tips and Resources for a Bacteria-Free Thanksgiving

Byline:  Tanya Brown, USDA/FSIS Public Affairs Specialist More than 46 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving Day and with the never-ending list of side dishes and desserts, it is by far the largest and most stressful meal many consumers prepare all year, leaving room for mistakes that can make guests sick. “We receive an increase […]

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Strengthening Wisconsin Families with Mindfulness

Help! My child is 12 going on 25! January 9 – February 20, 2020 Register by Monday, January 6th. Do you have a child age 10-14? Are you or your youth feeling misunderstood and/or disrespected at times?  Have you wondered about whether they are making good choices when you are not around? Do you find […]

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StrongBodies Winter 2019-20 Programs

StrongBodies is an evidence-based strength training program developed at Tufts University aimed at mid-life and older women and men. Programs will be offered in both Merrill and Tomahawk for winter 2019-20.  Classes in Merrill begin on December 2nd and in Tomahawk on January 6th. In Merrill, classes will be held on Monday and Wednesdays each week […]

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Learn How to Prevent an Overdose

Registration for November 13th program in Merrill has been extended to Monday, November 11th.  Please contact Debbie Moellendorf at deborah.moellendorf@wisc.edu or 715-539-1077 to reserve your spot today. Healthy Minds for Lincoln County will be hosting a program to help the public learn more about safely and effectively using prescription pain medications.  The same program will […]

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2019-20 After the Bell Program

For the 2019-20 school year, the “After the Bell” program will begin on Monday, September 9, 2019.  This free program is available for all middle school students whether they attend public or parochial school from 3:05 – 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday in Room 118 (enter the school through Door 14) at the Prairie River […]

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Lincoln County 4-H is Turning 100!

You only turn 100 once!  We are looking for interested people to help plan our Centennial celebrations next year! If you would like to be part of the Centennial Planning Committee call the UW-Extension or email Becky at rebecca.kludy@wisc.edu. Maybe you can’t be part of the committee but still have some great ideas on how […]

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Beef Quality Assurance Certification Class

Beef Quality Assurance is a nationally coordinated, state implemented program that provides systematic information to U.S. beef producers and beef consumers of how common sense husbandry techniques can be coupled with accepted scientific knowledge to raise cattle under optimum management and environmental conditions. BQA guidelines are designed to make certain all beef consumers can take […]

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Lincoln County Parent Pact Now Available

The Lincoln County Parent Support Network recently partnered with the Healthy Minds for Lincoln County coalition to develop the Lincoln County Parent Pact.  This pact provides parents with guidelines about alcohol, bullying, weapons, cellphone and Internet use, and much more. Conversation starters to use with other parents when your children and their friends are at […]

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2019 Horse Leadership Conference – Oshkosh, WI

It’s time to start thinking about attending the 2019 Horse Leadership Conference.  THEME:  RESPECT FEATURED SPEAKER: SARA NOVOTNY Sara Novotny is a multi-carded judge who spends her spare time training and exhibiting horses and working with clientele of all ages. Her day job is instructing students at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Animal Science and […]

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Beginner Maple Syrup Making

MSU Forestry, Wisconsin Maple Producers Association, and UW-Madison Extension will be hosting a beginner maple workshop at TreeHaven on October 10th 2019. Thanks to a USDA ACER grant this conference is being offered at a reduced rate and is designed to offer education to potential producers, backyard hobby producers, and current maple producers in a […]

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