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New 4-H Cooking Club

Yvette Chieves, 4-H volunteer leader, is starting a new 4-H Cooking Karma Club on May 13th.  The cooking club will be held on 2nd Wednesday evening each month from 5 pm until 6pm.  The club will meet in the Lower Level of the Lincoln County Service Center (801 N. Sales Street in Merrill). It will […]


2015 Lincoln County Fair Entry Information

2015 Fair Entry Process 1.  The 2015 Fair Exhibitor’s Handbook will be available in limited hard quantities only. Copies will be available at the UW-Extension Office, T.B. Scott Public Library, and each Department Chair and Club Leader will receive a copy.  The handbook will be available online at the fair website (www.lincolncofair.com) by May 1st.  […]


2015 MAQA Training on April 20th

Beef, Sheep and Swine project members should plan to attend this year’s Meat Animal Quality Assurance training on Monday, April 20th from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Service Center. Register by April 13th. 2015 MAQA flyer


Training for Adults and Older Youth Interested in Providing S.T.E.M. Opportunities

Lincoln County 4-H Leaders’ Association and University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development are teaming up to provide a one-day training on Saturday, May 2nd for 4-H adult and older youth leaders to learn about offering Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) opportunities for youth.  This training taught by Joanna Skluzacek and Justin Hougham, State 4-H […]


4-H Cloverbud Fun Day – May 3rd

4-H Cloverbuds (5 year old Kindergarten through 2nd grade) are invited to participate in a free, fun-filled day of activities planned just for you.  4-H Cloverbud Fun Day will be held on Sunday, May 3rd from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lincoln County Service Center (801 N. Sales Street in Merrill).  Parents and Cloverbud […]

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New Gardening Website

We have developed a new gardening website called the Lincoln County Horticulture Hotline.  This site has pictures of insects and weeds that have been identified by the Lincoln County UW-Extension Office.  We are also working on adding disease and insect update newsletters and links from the University of Wisconsin Pathology Lab and the Entomology Department. […]

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Down on The Farm with Live Sustainable, Lincoln County

Live Sustainable, Lincoln County will host their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 14th starting promptly at 6 pm (so please arrive a little early) at the NTC Ag Center of Excellence (6625 Cty Rd K, Wausau).  If you are traveling south from Merrill on Highway K it will be on the left side of […]

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January Strong Women Classes

The StrongWomen Program is a national evidence-based community exercise and nutrition program targeted to midlife and older women. Dr. Miriam E. Nelson and colleagues have developed and evaluated two curricula. The first is a strength training curriculum (called Strong Bones) to help women maintain muscle mass, strength, and function as they age. The second is heart […]


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.  […]

4-H Summer Camp Campers, Counselors and Adult Staff

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.  22 campers, 5 camp counselors, and 8 adults braved the wilderness of Trails End Camp in Bruce Wisconsin from June 16-19.  Many fun and exciting educational experiences made this year’s 4-H summer camp […]