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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

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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.  […]

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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 […]

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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. 24 campers, 9 camp counselors, and 8 adults braved the wilderness of Trails End Camp in Bruce Wisconsin from June 17-20.  Many fun and exciting educational experiences made this year’s 4-H summer camp […]

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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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The Crafty Artist Group

The Crafty Artist is the Lincoln 4-H group dedicated to making usable art – home décor, jewelry, wearable art and all the hundreds of cool items you see at the fair, craft shows or even online! We supply the tools and supplies, you supply the creativity and energy and wonderful art is created!  We are […]

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