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Heart of the North (HON) Days

The Heart of the North (HON) legislative group is comprised of individuals from Barron, Rusk, Sawyer and Washburn Counties. This is the 9th year of HON bringing issues important to our region to the attention of elected officials and State Agencies in Madison. The group typically meets with State legislators and department personnel to explain […]

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Attention 4-H Leaders! Register now to be part of the 2020-2021 Annual Leader Training!  This will be a highly interactive VIRTUAL program for 4-H leaders and older youth. Attendance (not just who signs up) will be tracked for the requirement of annual leader training on Wisconsin 4-H Club Charters.  In order to meet the requirement, […]

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Parents Forever

Upcoming Parents Forever classes are being offered via Zoom due to COVID-19. The reduced fee is $20.The next class dates are: January 12, 2021  6-9 p.m. March 11, 2021  6-9 p.m. Parents Forever courses meet the requirement for county divorce proceedings, although these classes are NOT just for divorcing parents. Any parents that are raising […]

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FoodWIse in the Garden

Food Wise in the Garden – YouTube Bridget Rongner, Kim Clark and Julie Yezek, UW-Madison Division of Extension Nutrition Educators, give an introduction to the FoodWise program and give us some ideas on integrating vegetables in our diet with some fun vegetables using produce from the Teaching & Display Garden. www.northcountrymgv.org spooner.ars.wisc.edu www.facebook.com/spoonerag At University […]

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How Exercise Improves Your Well-Being

The COVID-19 pandemic can make it challenging to maintain a physically active lifestyle. For all of us, regular physical activity is important for staying healthy. Compared to just sitting around most of the time, moderate-intensity physical activity is associated with better immune function. It can also reduce feelings of stress and anxiety (which many of us […]

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Badger Talks Live…Bringing the UW to You!

Join us for Badger Talks LIVE…  a Facebook Live series intended to pleasantly distract, help you cope and stay engaged during these challenging times. This virtual talk will take place on the UW Connects Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/UWConnects/live Badger Talks features over 350 UW- Madison faculty and staff who are available to give talks virtually around Wisconsin. We […]

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Cleaning & Disinfecting the Kitchen in the Time of COVID-19

COVID19, commonly known as coronavirus, is a respiratory virus. While COVID19 is not considered to be a foodborne illness by the Centers for Disease Control, it is contagious. Actions that you can take to prevent foodborne illness can be taken to mitigate coronavirus. Click here to for more information.  

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