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2017 Lincoln County Safety Day Camp

This year’s Lincoln County Safety Day Camp will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Merrill Area Recreation Complex from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 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 […]

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Your Input Needed to Guide Countywide Prevention Efforts

Win a $50 Chamber Gift Certificate! It can be used at local businesses! Healthy People Lincoln County is interested in learning more about the health issues affecting Lincoln County residents. Lincoln County residents are encouraged to complete a health opinion survey. Your responses will remain confidential. This information will be used to identify health priorities […]

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Home Alone: Preparing for Self Care program

The Home Alone: Preparing for Self Care program can assist your family in exploring whether or not a child  is ready for self-care.  If your child is ready, this program can help in developing your family’s home alone plan.  Parents and children should complete this entire program together.    

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Helping Children Cope with Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Recently, Dale Leidheiser, our State 4-H Youth Development Program Director, shared the following information about helping children cope with natural and man-made disasters.  We wanted to pass this along to provide ideas for things parents and adult leaders/role models working with young people can do to help them cope. It seems like the last several […]

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