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StrongBodies Summer 2019 Registrations Available

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 summer 2019.  Classes begin Monday, June 3rd in both locations. All women and men can benefit from strength training. The benefits of strength training have been studied […]

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Drug Take Back Every Day in Lincoln County

Spring has finally arrived. As you get started spring cleaning this year, consider disposing of unused or unwanted medications. Wisconsin has seen a significant increase in opioid overdose deaths over the last several decades. In 2000, there were 111 deaths due to opioid overdose. In 2017, that number increased to 916. That’s more than a […]

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E-Cigarette PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY

This health advisory is being issued by the State and Local Health Officers to inform the public about the alarming statistics on current e-cigarette use among youth in Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, current e-cigarette use among Wisconsin high school students increased 154% between 2014 and 2018. In 2014, just under 8% of Wisconsin high school students […]

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4-H Summer Camp Cooks Needed

Do you know someone who has experience cooking for larger groups? Our 4-H Summer Camp program is looking for a head and possibly assistant cook. Let us know if you or someone else is interested.

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Fair News!

The Lincoln County Fair will be held August 14-18, 2019!  The theme is “Planting Memories” (colors will be green, blue and yellow)! The Fair Department Superintendent Meeting: May 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm Lincoln County Service Center, Rm 156 801 N Sales Street in Merrill Please ensure a representative from each fair department is present […]

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4-H Summer Camp Registration Is Now Open!

It’s time to start thinking about summer!  Our summer camp program will be here before you know it. There are opportunities for all 4-Hers. Check out the attached flyers for more information. Registration closes on June 3rd. We are still in need of a few adult chaperones, especially males.  If you are interested, let us […]

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Learn how to Preserve the Pollinators

In this free workshop, Pollinator Coordinator Baerbel Ehrig will present different options on how to create and maintain a perfect pollinator garden, and share ideas about farmland and greenspace pollinator buffer strips. Register here! (Registration requested, not required)

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Tractor Safety Information

The Extension Langlade County office is coordinating a Tractor Safety Course for youth ages 12-16, June 17-20, 2019. The course includes classroom safety instructions for tractors and farm machinery operation, hazard recognition and correction, and how to approach farm safety with a positive attitude. Please see the brochure below with exact dates and times and […]

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Cultivating Creativity: Garden in a Box

Cultivating Creativity: Garden in a Box 4-H Families and Community Youth Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm Otts Garage 805 Main Street Merrill, WI 54452 Cost: $5.00 per person (Bring payment that evening) Registration due Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Registration link:  http://bit.ly/2v4ENuM

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