4-H Express: July- August ’22 Newsletter

Keep up with all the things that Lincoln County 4-H is doing! Check out the current issue Download the PDF Read As Flipbook Or skip to the page you what to read: Page 1 Welcome letter about the Fair Page 2-3 Summer Camp Page 4-5 Trip to Washington DC Pages 6 Fair Entry & Help […]

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Come to the Happy Campurrs Cat Show!

Be a part of the 32nd Annual Purebred & Household Pet Cat Show August 20 & 21, 2022. The Central Wisconsin Cat Club is proud to host the National show for the American Cat Fanciers Association. This show will be held at Faith Christian Academy School Gym (Formerly St. Matthew’s School), 225 S. 28th. Ave., […]

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Safe Storage and Disposal of Medication

More than 2.9 million opioid prescriptions are written every year in Wisconsin.  And when unused or expired medications start to pile up, it’s easy for them to fall into the wrong hands.  Far too often, medications that get overlooked cause unintended harm or become a gateway to misuse. Disposal Option:  Permanent Medication Drop Boxes Gather […]

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Welcome to Elizabeth McCrank – Community Development Educator

Lincoln County Extension (Division of Extension, UW Madison) is pleased to announce the arrival of Elizabeth McCrank as its new Lincoln County Community Development Educator. She joins a dedicated team of professional educators serving the residents and organizations of the county. Besides Elizabeth, current staff include Debbie Moellendorf (Health & Well Being/Positive Youth Development Educator), […]

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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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On The Radio! Safe Disposal of Medications and the Healthy Minds Coalition

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.   Safe Disposal of Medications More […]

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Grief, loss and new traditions during the holidays

Feelings of grief and loss can be particularly strong around the holidays. The drastic changes to our routine, traditions, and way of life we’ve experienced due to COVID-19 adds another layer to grief and loss. Join us for an interactive, virtual presentation where you’ll learn about common reactions to grief and loss, how to identify […]

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We Are All Grieving

As the pandemic continues for a longer period of time, the feelings of loss, isolation, and loneliness are likely to increase as a result of the physical distancing we all need to do.  These things overtime can impact both our physical and mental health. One of the most important things we can do is to […]

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