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Digital Learning Technologies Training in Lincoln County

Would you like to or do you know others who would like to engage today’s youth in exploring the natural world using innovative and exciting technology tools?  Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center has developed Digital Observation Technology Skills (DOTS) kits to do just that at Upham  or at your own location.  The DOTS kits provide […]


Now is the Time to Enroll in 4-H

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development programs provide fun, hands-on learning in a safe, welcoming atmosphere, giving youth the support and space they need to master the necessary skills for future success.   4-H is open to all youth (5-year old kindergarten through one year beyond high school graduation and not to extend beyond the age of 19 […]


“After the Bell” Program

For the 2016-17 school year, the “After the Bell” program began on Monday, September 12, 2016.  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 (note new location and enter the school through Door 14) at […]

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New Lily Insect Pest Comes to Lincoln County

The lily leaf beetle was first introduced to Marathon County in 2014 and then spread to Portage County earlier this year.  It was recently found in a lily garden in Merrill.  The lily leaf beetle is native to Europe.  It is believed that the beetles were introduced to Eastern United States in 1992 on a […]



Lincoln County Emergency Management Director Jeff Kraft has set up a severe weather spotter training with NOAA weather out of Green Bay, WI for May 12th.  If you are interested in attending, please see the attached announcement for more information. SKYWARN – severe Storm Spotter Training


2015 Lincoln County Plat Book on Sale

The new 2015 edition of the Lincoln County Plat Book is now available for purchase at the UW-Extension office located in the Lincoln County Service Center at 801 N. Sales Street, Suite 101 in Merrill. Plat books are also available for purchase at Heartland Cooperative in Merrill; and in Tomahawk at Chuck’s Sport Shop, Town […]


Summer Camp Fun!!!!

Summer Camp Fun! Lincoln and Taylor County youth recently returned from what may be the most memorable experience of their lives … 4-H Summer Camp.  33 campers, 8 camp counselors, and 5 adults braved the wilderness of  the Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center (http://fyi.uwex.edu/uphamwoods/) in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin from June 29-July 2.  Many fun and […]


Lincoln County Parenting Support Network website

The Lincoln County Parenting Support Network would like to announce a website for parents in Lincoln County, WI.  Please encourage Lincoln County parents to subscribe – they will receive ONE weekly email that notes all of the articles that week.  We will post many Merrill Events in addition to parent information to those who subscribe.  […]