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Become a Forest County Youth Advocate for Community Health!

Do you know a teen, or are you a teen that is interested in a health or wellness career or is interested in developing leadership skills related to community health?  If so, the Forest County Coalition on Activity and Nutrition (Forest County CAN!), in partnership with the UW-Madison Division of Extension Forest County, has a […]

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A Call Out for Forest County Archery Leaders

Are you interested in becoming a Youth Archery Leader in Forest County?  Then let’s talk! Forest County Extension is interested in starting a Youth Archery League and now is the time for adult leaders to become certified.  A certification class is being held on February 8, 2020 in Antigo and we are willing to help […]

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Taking Care of You : School District of Crandon

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 School District of Crandon […]

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Outdoor Adventure Series

The Forest is calling!  Forest County youth and families are invited to spend time outdoors while learning about hiking, snowshoeing and canoeing from experienced outdoor enthusiasts Erik and Kenzie Carlson.  Instruction will be geared toward youth age 12-18, but all ages are welcome. Erik and Kenzie will be leading our first group hike on Saturday, […]

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Argonne residents invited to Community Connect!

UW-Madison Division of Extension Forest County is excited to announce a new initiative for current and former Argonne families titled Community Connect. Community Connect meetings are informal get-togethers that offer participants the opportunity to sit down with their neighbors to discuss and plan opportunities related to preserving the history of Argonne. The Town of Argonne […]

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Local History Club

Crandon’s local history club is open to students in the 5th grade and above. Members of the club will develop projects and exhibits related to county history including the Argonne Centennial project for 2021. The club will use technology to scan historic photos, research pioneer residents and create digital exhibits of historic landmarks and buildings. […]

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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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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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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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