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Youth Garden Giants Project

Do you have a green thumb and do you like to play in the dirt? Come join us for the Youth Garden Giants Project Who:                All youth interested in gardening When:             Monday, June 11,2018 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Where:           Tall Pines Community Garden – on the corner of N Memorial Drive […]

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Youth Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification Course

UW-Extension and the Merrill FFA is presenting the Tractor & Machinery Safety Course for youth ages 12-16 at the Merrill High School Agricultural Education Classroom on June 18th through 21st. The course includes classroom and agriculture hazards safety instruction for tractors and farm machinery operation, hazard recognition and correction, general farm safety knowledge, and how […]

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2018 Lincoln County Fair Entry Process

We have been asked by the Lincoln County Fair Association to notify exhibitors that the entry process have been delayed and will be available Monday, May 7th.  Thank you for your patience. 2018 Lincoln County Fair Entry Process The 2018 Fair Exhibitor’s Handbook will be available in limited hard quantities only.  Each Department Superintendent and […]

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Lincoln County Youth Health Profile Now Available

In December 2017, the Lincoln County Youth Health Profile was completed by Lincoln County Health Department and UW-Extension. The report contains health data related to traffic safety, violence, bullying, mental health/suicide, nutrition/eating behaviors, physical activity and alcohol and other drug use. This report is the first of its kind and provides a comprehensive data set […]

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New 4-H Volunteer Leaders Wanted

Volunteers are critical partners to the overall success of 4-H and making a difference in the lives of young people. 4-H relies on caring, active adults to provide hands-on guidance and mentoring to build confidence, leadership and a sense of responsibility in young people who participate in 4-H.  As partners with UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development, […]

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Tomahawk Summer & Fall Strong Bodies Program

Summer is nearly here and fall will come quickly after.  Please consider staying active by taking part in the Tomahawk Strong Bodies program.  Click on the link to obtain the registration form.  Tomahawk Summer and Fall Registration 2018

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Merrill Optimist Seeking Help to Build An All Access Playground

The Merrill Noon Optimist Club is looking for the community’s help to build an all access playground. Donate your newspaper, non-confidential paper and junk mail to our Magic Paper Box to help raise funds to support their effort.  Refer to the flyer below for more information. Magic Paper Box flyer

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2018 4-H Drama, Lip Sync and Music Festival

Lincoln County 4-H’ers shared their dramatic and musical talents on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Tomahawk School Auditorium for this year’s Lincoln County 4-H Drama, Lip Sync and Music Festival.  Martie Pahris, along with Dan and Jenny Marzu served as judges for this year’s event.  The festival was planned and coordinated by the Hi-Lo’s […]

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Snow loads on farm buildings

The following information is a review and update by Dave Kammel, UW-Madison Professor of Agricultural Building Design and Cheryl Skjolaas, UW-Madison/UW-Extension Agricultural Safety Specialist of the 2010 article regarding Heavy Snow Loads on Farm Buildings by Brian Holmes, University of Wisconsin-Extension Emeritus Agricultural Engineer: Due to the recent heavy snowfall there is reason to have concern over […]

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