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Mapping Broadband and Internet Access in Forest County

For those of you who have broadband, can we get you to take a broadband speed test where you live? This is a safe link. It will only take a few moments and personal information is always protected and never shared. At this link: https://expressoptimizer1.net/public/ When the link comes up: Click let’s do it Type […]

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Forest County Historic School Communities

UW-Extension Forest County is excited to be partnering with the Forest County Historical and Genealogical Society in this exciting endeavor! The Forest County Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc., has received a grant to hire three Forest County educators during the summer of 2022. Educators will be required to: attend a training opportunity to learn to […]

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Forest County 4-H Grows Here!

Join Forest County 4-H for our very first Sunflower Growing Competition! This contest is free and open to all youth in Forest County ages 5-19. If you are a teacher, 4-H Club leader, or other youth leader in Forest County, you can register the youth in your class, club, or group. We will mail a […]

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4-H wants YOU to be “YOU”

Chris Clover is challenging 4-H members to think about what it is that makes you YOU?!? Forest County 4-H members are invited to participate in this challenge by designing a shirt for Chris Clover so we can share your message with everyone else! Here’s what to do: 1. Download the Chris Clover shirt template from […]

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Tiny Art Exhibit now on Display

Forest County 4-H is celebrating Youth Art Month with a traveling “tiny” art exhibit featuring youth artists from the county.  Youth were encouraged to create an original acrylic painting on a 3×3 canvas and submit their artwork to the 4-H office by the end of February.  A total of 23 entries were submitted in three […]

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4-H Meeting re-scheduled

The 4-H meeting that was scheduled for this evening is being re-scheduled for Monday, February 28th at 5:00 p.m. in Wabeno. If you have Tiny Art canvas paintings ready for Miss Michelle, please bring them next week, or contact her to arrange for pickup at school. Thanks you!

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2022 Native Plant Sale

Spring is just around the corner (yes it is!) and many people are making garden plans. This year why not consider adding a few native plants to your property? Native plants can help increase wildlife habitat and can help beautify your yard while providing food and shelter to wildlife including birds, bees, butterflies, insects and […]

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Join our Tiny Art Show!

Forest County 4-H is inviting area youth to prepare a piece of original artwork for our very own “Tiny” art show to be held during youth art month in March of 2022. 4-H members will receive their supplies via their February newsletter packet mailed out on Feb. 7th. Non 4-H members can request a Tiny […]

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Centennial Lessons

As part of a local history initiative with Forest County students, community youth educator Michelle Gobert is collaborating with the School District of Laona to teach a Centennial Unit.  The lessons will engage students in learning local history while at the same time encouraging students to be active citizens in upcoming centennial celebrations for the […]

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In-Person Strong Bodies Classes in Crandon & Armstrong Creek

Healthy aging is all about quality of life. No matter how old you are, you do not have to get weaker with age. Strength training can help you stay vital, strong and independent throughout your life. The Strong Bodies Program is a 12-week, research-based exercise program for all ages of men and women. Each class […]

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