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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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Safety Day Camp for Kids

Every minute of every day, children everywhere are injured (at times fatally?) by not realizing the possible dangers that surround them.  By attending Safety Day Camp,  we hope to shield them from this ever happening. We offer education and training by knowledgeable and highly skilled speakers who work in a wide range of fields.  Children […]

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Did you know that Lincoln County has an active HCE?

The Lincoln County Association for Home and Community Education, Inc. (HCE) is a nonprofit educational organization comprised of local clubs in Lincoln County. The organization is unique in that the members extend the information they receive from the University faculty and other reliable sources to the membership and community. Program planning and leadership training are provided […]

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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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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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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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