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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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2018 Lincoln County Fair Entry Process

2018 Lincoln County Fair Entry Process The 2018 Fair Exhibitor’s Handbook will be available in limited hard quantities only.  Each Department Superintendent and Club Leader will receive a copy.  The handbook will be in PDF format on the fair website lincolncofair.com  by May 1st.  It can be printed off entirely or just the sections you […]

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Lincoln County Fair Superintendent Meeting – May 17th

Mark your calendar for the 130th Lincoln County Fair! August 15-19, 2018 “Back to the Wild West” (colors will be Red Black & White) The Fair Department Superintendent Meeting:  May 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm Lincoln County Service Center, Rm 156 801 N Sales Street in Merrill Please ensure a representative from each fair department […]

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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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Living With Loss Drop In Bereavement Support Group

The Merrill Enrichment Center offers a Grief Support Group on the Second and fourth Thursday of every month 12:30 pm at the Merrill Enrichment Center 303 N. Sales Street.  More information about the group can be found on the flyer below. Living with Loss Support Group flyer

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Ascension’s FREE Grief Support Group in Merrill. 

The group is open to any community adult experiencing grief.  The group meets the second Tuesday of every month from 4:00 – 5:30 pm at the Bell Tower Residence Hall.  If you have any questions or would like more information contact Christina Harkness, Ascension Bereavement Coordinator at 800-643-4663. Ascension Grief Support Group

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4-H Clothing Project Group

We are excited to share with you an opportunity being offered by Maxine Schuetze, a 4-H volunteer leader with the Pine River Peppers 4-H Club.  Maxine is offering opportunities for all clothing project members in Lincoln County to develop their skills as they work on various clothing projects.  On the second Monday of each month […]

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Lincoln County 4-H Horse Group

The Lincoln County 4-H Horse Project (LCHP)  group was formed by volunteers interested in supporting the 4-H Horse project activities.  LCHP serves as the group that is willing to provide expertise, leadership and support participation of youth and adults working with horses.    LCHP will serve as the planning and coordinating group for countywide 4-H Horse […]

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