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LINCOLN COUNTY FAIR- TRADITION RIDES ON JULY 30TH – AUGUST 3RD, 2014  Are you counting the days until the Lincoln County Fair?  Have you wondered how you could be a part of it all? The Lincoln County Fair Association is looking for volunteers to help with: Distribution of posters and brochures throughout Lincoln County & […]

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Be SAFE: Safe, Affirming and Fair Environments Training

Be SAFE: Safe, Affirming and Fair Environments Training

Saturday, May 17, 2014 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lincoln County Service Center Assembly Room 801 N Sales Street, Merrill, WI 54452   Be SAFE: Safe, Affirming and Fair Environments is a Michigan State University (MSU) Extension initiative designed to help young people aged 11 to 14 and adults work in partnership to create environments […]

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Start Thinking about Gardening!

Start Thinking about Gardening!

Considering a garden but don’t know how or where to start?  Experienced gardener, looking to explore some new techniques?  Just curious?    Live Sustainable, Lincoln County invites you to join them to learn from four experienced local gardeners about four difference types of gardens on April 8th at the Lincoln County Service Center- Lower Level […]

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Lincoln County Fair Association Announces 2014 Fair Entry Process

Lincoln County Fair Association Announces 2014 Fair Entry Process

2014 Fair Entry Process 1. The 2014 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.  […]

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Hoophouse Workshops Sponsored by Farley Center

A workshop on Hoop House Management will take place on May 3 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Wausau Area Hmong Mutual Association, 1109 6th St., Wausau. This workshop taught by experienced farmers and educators, begins at WAHMA and then moves to a working farm wher you will have lunch, tour a hoop […]

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Local Food Business Webinar

The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the University of Wisconsin-Extension will present monthly Local Food Business Seminars through May.  The Lincoln County UW-Extension Office will host the seminar series as free webinars at the Lincoln County Service Center, 801 N. Sales Street, Merrill.  The February 14 seminar will be led by DATCP […]

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New Gardening Website

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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Homemade, Up-cycled, Sustainable Gifts for the Holidays

Homemade, Up-cycled, Sustainable Gifts for the Holidays

Live Sustainable Lincoln County Invites You to Upcoming Program Live Sustainable Lincoln County invites you to join for the upcoming programs based around gardening, nutrition, food preservation and sustainability. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at the Lincoln County Service Center- Lower Level, 801 N. Sales Street Merrill at 6:00 p.m. November […]

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StrongWomen Programs in both Merrill and Tomahawk!

StrongWomen Programs in both Merrill and Tomahawk!

Evidence-based training programs developed by the Hancock Center at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University The Strong Woman Program was developed by Miriam Nelson, Ph.D., an associate professor at the Freidman School of Nutrition Science and Police at Tufts University.  

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Project Discovery Day!  A chance to Master a Skill!

Project Discovery Day! A chance to Master a Skill!

Project Discovery Day!  A chance to Master a Skill!   When you go to the fair you see many projects.  Through these projects, 4-H members learn life skills.  One very important life skill is Mastery.  Mastery is defined as possession of a skill and full command of a subject of study.  We are always trying […]

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Lincoln County Safety Day Camp – August 6th

Lincoln County Safety Day Camp – August 6th

This year’s Lincoln County Safety Day Camp for Kids is set for Tuesday, August 6th at the former DNR Station (behind Ku’s Wokery) in Merrill. The event will run from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Safety Day Camp for Kids is a FREE program for youth in 2nd -4th grades in the Lincoln County area […]

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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. 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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Attention 4-H Junior Food Exhibitors

Attention 4-H Junior Food Exhibitors

The recipes are now posted for the Junior Division -Department J25 – Foods & Nutrition Exhibits    

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Take the Lincoln County Broadband Survey

Take the Lincoln County Broadband Survey

Broadband Demand Survey Notice (Submitted by Art Lersch, UW-Extension, Lincoln County)   On June 13, representatives from UW-Extension’s Center for Community Technology Solutions based in Madison discussed with Merrill residents how to help create greater access to broadband/high speed Internet in Lincoln County.  There are several areas throughout the county where access is currently limited, […]

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