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4-H AmeriCorp Position Posted for 2021-2022

Be an AmeriCorps Volunteer and work with Lincoln County 4-H Are you a college student, a retiree, or other adult looking for an experience that provides a service, gains leadership skills, networks with other UW Extension staff, and builds a resume? The Lincoln County UW Madison Division of Extension office is currently seeking a individual […]

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On The Radio! Payroll Protection Program – Links and More Information

The UW educators take to the airwaves, appearing on the local radio stations, sharing many of the good resources that Extension Lincoln County provides.  Don’t worry if you missed us!  You can listen to the WJJQ radio spot online:  WJJQ News Podcasts  Look under “Morning Conversations” for UW Extension. WJMT doesn’t their broadcasts available online, […]

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Resources for Lincoln County Residents During the COVID-19 Emergency

Extension Lincoln County has put together a page of resources to help during the COVID-19 emergency:  Being Calm and Prepared for COVID-19 This webpage has resources to help with the financial, physical, emotional, and social implications of the current health crisis and is updated regularly as the situation evolves. We need to work together to […]

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Register Today for the StrongBodies Program!

StrongBodies programs are back, sign up today for sessions starting in September. Classes in Merrill or Tomahawk! The StrongBodies™ is a national evidence-based strength training program developed at Tufts University and is aimed at mid-life and older women and men.  The benefits of strength training have been studied extensively and include increased muscle mass, strength, […]

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Lincoln County 4-H T-Shirt Sale!!!

Let’s show our 4-H spirit! Lincoln County 4-H t-shirts will be on sale until June 30th. They are $12.25 each for sizes youth small-adult XXL, add $1 for XXXL. Shirts will be delivered mid-July. To order shirts for the family go to: https://bit.ly/LC4HTSHIRT21 Order Shirts by June 30th.  Families will be invoiced once the orders […]

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Free Virtual Summer Workshops for Food Entrepreneurs!

This no-cost series of online trainings is for people who are interested in starting or expanding small-scale food businesses in Wisconsin. Designed as a four-part series, the trainings will cover licensing considerations, exemptions, and best practices for products prepared in home and commercial kitchens. The fourth session will explore considerations for structuring your business as […]

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Plan Your Summer 4-H Events Now!

Let’s make this 4-H Summer a good one! The good news about this 4-H summer is that if you want to do it, we can make it happen!  Below are the COVID guidelines from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension.  If you have specific questions regarding participating at the fair, click here. Current 4-H […]

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4-H and the Fair: A Winning Combination!

YES! 4-Hers can participate in the fair! As we continue to make strides toward reclaiming the activities that we all missed last year and the fair is at the top of the list!  4-Hers CAN participate in the fair, so start planning now! The following are common Fair questions, answered by the Extension: Can a […]

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Summary of the 2020 Rural Lincoln County Broadband Survey

In late 2020, Lincoln County-Extension, in collaboration with Lincoln County,  conducted a survey of property owners in the unincorporated portions of the County to determine high speed internet availability and demand within the County. The community anecdotally understood that there was limited access to broadband outside of the County’s incorporated cities of Merrill and Tomahawk, […]

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Learn How to Start a Food Business: FREE SEMINAR

Northeast WI Technical College is offering a 1-day, virtual summit on how to start a food business. To be successful in running a food business, you’ll need a basic understanding of food processing, packaging, marketing, and distribution. Join in on this FREE virtual Food Summit. What You’ll Learn 9:00 a.m. – Food Business 101: Is […]

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4-H Scholarship Application is Now Open!

Scholarship Applications are due May 1, 2021! Qualifications: • Currently enrolled in the Lincoln County 4-H Program. • Completing senior year of high school, as well as enrolled in a technical college or university for the upcoming fall. • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required. Directions: • Application must be submitted by May 1st […]

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Attention New 4-H Volunteers! Register for your VIP training today

Don’t let this pass you by! To be a recognized leader as a 4-H volunteer in the Wisconsin 4-H Youth development program.  All adults ages 18 years and older must complete the volunteers in preparation (VIP) training.  The purpose of this training is to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants. VIP training is […]

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