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4-H Project Discovery Day – Register by February 23rd

Project Discovery Day is designed to provide youth in 5-year old kindergarten and older, a chance to discover what they can learn and do in 4-H.  During the day, youth can choose to participate in a variety of sessions that are led by 4-H adult and older youth volunteers and University of Wisconsin-Extension staff members.  […]

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2015 Fair Judges Training

The 2015 Fair Judges Training Webinar will be held on March 3rd at 6:00 p.m. and is geared for new county fair judges as well as judges that would like to be updated on the general principles of what it takes to judge at Wisconsin County Fairs.  Some of the topics to be covered are: […]

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Now is the perfect time to enroll in 4-H

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development has spent 2014 celebrating 100 years of positive youth development programming. Since 1914, Wisconsin 4-H has helped youth grow the leadership, critical thinking and communications skills necessary to be successful in a constantly changing world.  Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development is a program of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension in partnership […]

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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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