Parents Forever

The next two Parents Forever classes are being offered FREE via Zoom due to COVID-19. This is a joint effort with Barron County Extension. Class dates are Thursday, May 21 and Thursday, June 25 from 6-9 p.m. Parents Forever courses meet the requirement for county divorce proceedings, although these classes are NOT just for divorcing […]

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The Parenting Connection

UW-Madison Division of Extension is offering an opportunity for parents/caregivers to connect and manage the challenges everyone is facing right now. Ask questions brainstorm solutions to daily problems, build relationships with other parents. In a nonjudgmental environment supported by UW- Madison trained parent educators that are facing the same challenges. Come when you can leave […]

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Nature and Postcard Challenges!

Washburn County Positive Youth Development and 4-H has created some fun online activities for you during this time of quarantine. The Washburn County 4-H and Extension Nature Challenge is a daily weekday challenge for you related to nature! We will be looking at phenology in Northwestern WI: it is the study of cyclic and seasonal […]

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Fun, Hands On Learning at Home

Dear Parents and Caregivers, As always, Extension and 4-H want to support youth and families with fun, hands-on learning that helps young people build life skills like critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. World events are making things more challenging right now. But we don’t let that stop us! Extension educators from around the […]

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How to Help Youth Deal with Change and Loss

Older high school youth may experience unique grief at this time of physical distancing. The life that they imagined has become a very different reality. During this period of their development  sports, clubs, friends and celebrations are all very important to them.They may also face the unexpected death of a loved-one without access to traditional […]

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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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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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