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“After the Bell” Program to Start Tuesday, September 8th

For the 2015-16 school year, the “After the Bell” program will begin on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.  This free program is available for all middle school students whether they attend public or parochial school from 3:05 – 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday in Room 111 (enter the school through Door 13) at the Prairie River […]


4-H Enrollment Process for 2015-16

4-H Enrollment process for the 2015-16 began in September.  At the beginning of September, everyone in the system will be set to “Inactive” in 4-HOnline.  When you log in to re-enroll, you will need to update your Personal Information screen (the system will increase age, grade and year in 4-H automatically by 1), and confirm […]


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.  […]


No till and Cover Crop Field Walk

UW-Extension will be hosting a no till and cover crop field walk on Wednesday, October 14 at 10:00 am at the Pat Socha Farm, R349 County Rd U, Edgar Pat is in his second year of no till and is using cover crops. This year he has planted a mix of clover, barley, and radish. We […]


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 […]


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 […]


UW-Extension & DNR Pruning Workshops Offered

This one-day workshop will show parks and tree professionals how to properly prune trees, from new tree training to mature tree maintenance to create a strong enduring structure, maintain vigor and achieve specific municipal objectives. This workshop is for community public works and parks employees, tree board members, managers, and others who have responsibility for or are involved […]


Dairy Sheep Symposium Comes Back to Wisconsin

The 21st Annual Dairy Sheep Association of North America (DSANA) Symposium will be held in Madison, Wisconsin on November 5-7, 2015 with a pre-symposium sheep milk cheese-making course on November 4, 2015. Twelve presentations by 16 animal scientists, dairy sheep producers, veterinarians, and sheep milk cheese makers and marketers will be held on November 5-6 […]

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 […]