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2018 County Fair Judges Training

Each year Wisconsin 4-H  and UW-Extension offers a webinar training for County Fair Judges.  The training is geared for individuals that want to become a county fair judge or are already a county fair judge and want to brush up your skills.  The Webinar will be held on Monday, March 26, 2018 for 6-8 p.m.  […]

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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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Taking Care of You

The Lincoln County Mental Health Coalition is hosting two four week stress management programs called Taking Care of You in Merrill and Tomahawk. The first program will take place in Merrill on Mondays, March 5, 12, 19, and 26, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at T.B. Scott Library. The second program will be offered in […]

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All Youth Invited to Participate in Project Discovery Day

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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Community Poverty Simulation

Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families, but unless you’ve experienced poverty, it’s difficult to truly understand.  A free Community Poverty Simulation will be held on Monday, February 26th from 5:15 – 8 p.m. at the Merrill High School Commons, 1201 North Sales Street in Merrill.  The poverty simulation bridges the gap from […]

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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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