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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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Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19: Tips for grocery store items

Are foods from the grocery store safe? There is no evidence that we can get COVID-19 from the food that we eat; either from the food itself or from touching a package or container of food. The way that we get the COVID-19 illness is from breathing in infected droplets from someone coughing or sneezing.  The best […]

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Youth Summer Camp Counselors Sought

Washburn County Extension 4-H Summer Camp will be held Tuesday through Thursday, August 4-6 at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary in Sarona. If you are interested in becoming a camp counselor, complete the camp staff application and a resume and return to the Extension Office by April 8, 2020.   All positions are required to provide […]

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Extension 4-H Youth Summer Camp

Washburn County Extension 4-H Summer Camp will be held Tuesday through Thursday, August 4-6 at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary in Sarona. Camp is open to youth ages 8-13. Activities may include: canoeing, swimming, hiking, arts & crafts, games, archery, educational programs, and more! Drop kids off on Tuesday, August 4, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Dinner will […]

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Parents Forever on May 7

Parents Forever courses meet the requirement for county divorce proceedings, although these classes are NOT just for divorcing parents.  Any parents that are raising children separately that would like to learn more about the following are welcome to attend: learn more about the experience of family transitions and how each family member is affected understand […]

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4-H Newsletter June/July 2019

In this issue… June, July and August Calendar of Events Congratulations Seniors and Scholarship Recipients 2019 Cloverbud Day Camp UW-Extension 4-H Youth Summer Camp Save the Dates (Older Member Interviews, Achievement Day) Kids In the Garden Youth Tractor Safety Bee in Your Bonnet Decorating Contest March, April and May 2019 Washburn County 4-H Leaders Association […]

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Wisconsin 4-H License Plates Now Available

The 4-H specialty license plate is now available through the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles. Bearing the message “4-H Empowering Youth”, the plate offers the opportunity to show support of the 4-H program, as well as make a financial contribution. The sale of each license plate will include a monetary contribution to the WI 4-H Foundation. Half […]

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