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Strengthening Wisconsin Families with Mindfulness

Help! My child is 12 going on 25! NOTE: This program was postponed due to low enrollment.  It will be rescheduled in March. Please contact the Extension office if you would like to be notified when the date is finalized:  715-539-1072.  Thank you! Do you have a child age 10-14? Are you or your youth […]

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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 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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Parents Play Important Role in Preventing Substance Use among Teens

Now that school is out and summer has officially begun, young people are enjoying some free time.  Most young people are making the choice not to engage in risky behaviors including using alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.   Parents play an important role in their teen’s decisions to avoid substances. In the May 8, 2019 issue […]

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The 2019 Fair Exhibitor Handbook is now Available

The 2019 Fair Exhibitor Handbook is now available online!  You can find it here.  It can be printed off entirely or just the sections you need. Fair Entry Process: The 2019 Fair Exhibitor’s Handbook will be available in limited hard quantities only. Online entries are best! For more information and directions on entering online, please visit […]

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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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Lincoln County 4-H is promoting Random Acts of Kindness

RESEARCH shows that 4‑H’ers make positive contributions to their communities. This April, as part of True Leaders in Service and National Volunteer Appreciation Month, 4‑H’ers across the nation will pledge their hands to larger service – leading positive change that empowers their peers and their communities.  True Leaders in Service will officially kick-off the first day […]

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Be the Heart of the Farm

Heart of the Farm offers one day conferences, training programs, networking, hands-on workshops, programming on business planning, farm management, human resources and more. Mission Farm Management and Production Education for Women Improving Farm Business Decision-Making Goal The Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture Conference Series addresses the needs of farm women by providing […]

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