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Forest County Employees Taking Care of You program

The University of Wisconsin Madison Extension office in Forest County wants you to take care of you.  Recognizing that we have many demands on our time, balancing work and family time, caring for a parent, and even running kids around, the Forest County Extension office is offering the four-part class to Forest County employees beginning […]

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History on Tap to offer Badger Talks Program

On Monday, September 30th, the Crandon Area Historical Society will host a presentation on Wisconsin’s largest collection of aerial prints titled “Landscapes of Wisconsin: visualizing history through aerial photography” presented by Jaime Martindale, map and geospatial data librarian in the department of geography at UW–Madison.  The program is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. and […]

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TechChangemakers at Crandon School Open House

Join the Forest County TechChangemakers at the Crandon School District’s Open House to learn how to keep up with your children’s school activities using technology. TechChangemakers will be providing hands-on training on a variety of apps that our teachers and coaches use to communicate with students and parents/guardians. Please bring your device, your app store […]

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2019 Fair Book and Entry Forms

The Extension office has received our copies of the 2019 Fair Book from the Forest County Fair secretary Brenda Flannery.  According to Brenda, Fair Books are available in various locations in the county, as well as in the literature rack located across from the Extension office on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse. The full […]

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Summertime Extension Opportunities

Forest County Division of Extension has some exciting programs planned for youth this summer! On Thursday, June 20th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. teens, ages 12-17, are encouraged to attend a Lego Robotics Training Course where you’ll learn how to teach kids STEM skills using the Lego Robotics curriculum.  The teen teachers will then offer Lego Robotic […]

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Learn to build & code robots…then learn to teach others!

Do you have an interest in Technology? How about teaching?  How about teaching Technology? Forest County TechChangemakers program is looking for youth between the ages of 12-17 to become digital ambassadors for our 4-H Lego Robotics SPIN clubs. As a Forest County TechChangemaker, you’ll attend fun training sessions with other teens where you’ll learn how […]

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Summer is made for exploration!

Forest County Extension, in partnership with the Samoset Council, is excited to announce a summer STEM Day Camp held in Laona at the Silver Lake Pavilion.  The STEM day camp offers activities for boys and girls going into grades 3-6.  Youth will work in teams, make new friends and perform experiments that make science, technology, […]

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Master Gardener Volunteers work with community members and students in preparation for Memorial Day services

In preparation for Crandon’s Memorial Day services, students from Crandon High School, along with Forest County Master Gardener Volunteers, spent time last week weeding, raking, planting, pruning, mulching and painting the Veterans Memorial Park located with the Forest County Courthouse Square. Memorial Park was originally unveiled to the people of Forest County as part of […]

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Extension Position Opening extended to May 28th

UW-Madison, Division of Extension is recruiting for Human Development & Relationships Extension Educator. This position will serve the people by developing and Implementing programming, educational opportunities, and fostering partnership. The position will be involved primarily in providing education to parents and children prenatal to 5. This position is located in Crandon, WI. For detailed  information please […]

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Better Broadband is the Key to the Future of Forest County

This coming Thursday, May 9 we will have an event at Crandon High School hosting Wisconsin State Broadband Director Angie Dickison as we craft a message and strategy on Forest County’s needs and efforts to improve its broadband capacity.  Our Forest County Broadband Team is busy preparing for this important gathering.  But what matters most […]

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