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Youth Sought to Showcase Their ‘Livestock Lessons’

Livestock Lessons is a new animal science experience for Wisconsin youth. Giving a Livestock Lesson is an opportunity for youth to share their learning with others and to teach others about animal sciences. Great news!  The next round of entries in the Livestock Lessons program are due on March 19, 2021. The potential topics for […]

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Virtual Adult Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the […]

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Virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed […]

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StrongBodies LIVE Online Class to Begin March 1

What: Free LIVE Online Strong Bodies Strength Training Class (in the comfort of your home) for Barron, Burnett, Sawyer, Rusk, and Washburn County participants. No experience necessary! When: Mondays & Wednesdays; 10:00 – 11:30 AM; March 1-May 19, 2021 (12 weeks) Where: Online via Zoom on smartphone, computer, iPad, or tablet **Limited amount of equipment […]

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2021 Parents Forever Class Schedule

Upcoming Parents Forever classes are being offered via Zoom due to COVID-19. The reduced fee is $20.All classes will be held from 6-9 p.m. The next class dates are: March 11, 2021 May 13, 2021 July 15, 2021 September 16, 2021 November 18, 2021 Parents Forever courses meet the requirement for county divorce proceedings, although […]

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Washburn County Board Seeks Youth Reps

The Washburn County Board of  Supervisors invites youth in grades 9, 10, and 11 who are residents of Washburn County to apply to serve as youth representatives on the County Board. This initiative      provides Washburn County youth an opportunity to play a valuable and active leadership role in the governance of the county while  enhancing […]

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Area 2 Project Discovery

Registration is now open! Join youth, families, and volunteers from Barron, Burnett, Rusk, Sawyer and Washburn counties as we learn together through Project Discovery.  For six months, 4-H youth and those interested in seeing what 4-H is all about will have the opportunity to explore six high quality 4-H project areas. Do you want to […]

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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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