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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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StrongBodies Fall 2019 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 fall 2019 beginning on Monday, September 9th. In Merrill, classes will be held on Monday and Wednesdays each week at either 7:50 a.m. or 4:30 p.m. […]

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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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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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Lincoln County Dairy Farm Tour

SUGGESTED DONATION: $5 — make checks out to Peterson Bussing, LLC TICKETS ON SALE AT RIVER VALLEY BANK, MERRILL, TOMAHAWK ONLY 45 SEATS AVAILABLE FREE SNACKS AT EACH STOP BUS WILL LEAVE RIVER VALLEY BANK MERRILL AT 10 AM, 8/3 The bank is graciously allowing parking while on tour TRAVEL TO BREITENMOSER DAIRY FARM LEARN […]

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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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