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You want me to plant my garden in a WHAT?!. . . .

Straw bale gardening seems to be all the talk with guest speakers on Public Radio to articles in local newspapers.  During the May Live Sustainable meeting, Dan Marzu, Lincoln and Marathon County UW-Extension Agricultural Educator, will discuss the benefits of straw bale gardening, methods used to start a straw bale garden, and how to maintain […]

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2016 Lincoln County Fair Entry Process

The Lincoln County Fair Association has announced this year’s entry process for those individuals wishing to exhibit in Junior or Open Division at the 2016 Lincoln County Fair. 2016 Fair Entry Process The 2016 Fair Exhibitor’s Handbook will be available in limited hard quantities only. Copies will be available at the UW-Extension Office, T.B. Scott […]

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Summer Camp Fun!!!

The Lincoln County UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development Program and the 4-H Leaders’ Association has planned a fun filled camping season for all 4-H youth.  4-H Camp is a great way to make new friends, experience new adventures, learn cooperation, learn life skills and pass on knowledge to others.  4-H camps offer new and different opportunities […]

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SKYWARN – SEVERE STORM SPOTTER TRAINING OFFERED

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

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Understanding Trauma in Lincoln County: Awareness, Advocacy , Action

The Lincoln County Trauma Informed Care Group invites you to attend a one day conference: Understanding Trauma in Lincoln County: Awareness, Advocacy , Action Wednesday, May 18  *  9:00 AM-4:00 PM  * Lincoln County  Service Center at 801 N Sales Street in Merrill, WI There is no cost to attend the conference unless you would like CEU’s for […]

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Tips to eat well and enjoy the holidays

If you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight, navigating the sometimes calorie-laden holiday season can be challenging. Gayle Coleman, University of Wisconsin-Extension nutrition education specialist, encourages people to enjoy seasonal favorites, but suggests eating smaller portions. “Take a small portion of favorite foods that may be high in calories or salt and enjoy each bite,” […]

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Chip credit cards bring questions from consumers, holiday shoppers

Are you one of the nearly 120 million American consumers using a computer-chip debit or credit card this holiday season? If you haven’t received your card yet, odds are you will soon. Smart Card Alliance estimates that nearly 600 million people will have the cards by the end of 2015. Chip cards—also known as smart […]

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APPLICATIONS BEING TAKEN NOW: Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Educator (100%) Lincoln and Marathon Counties

The UW-Extension has posted an open position in the UW-Extension-Lincoln County, Merrill Office as of November 3, 2015. The purpose of this position is to provide education related to basic nutrition, regular low impact physical activity, food safety, and food budgeting for individuals and families living on limited economic resources. For addition information about the usual […]

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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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