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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Rudolph’s Reindeer Run : Christmas on Crandon’s Main Street

Crandon Middle School Leadership Council is inviting families to participate in Rudolph’s Reindeer Run Scavenger hunt as part of Crandon’s Christmas on Main Street event. The scavenger hunt highlights various businesses and organizations that are participating in this annual holiday event.  Youth brainstormed the idea of a scavenger hunt as part of a discussion on […]

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How to Provide Support: Vaping and E-cigarettes Educational Resources

Vaping is addicting, youth become easily hooked, and the powerful effects of addiction make it very hard to stop, even if someone wants to. Caring adults can help by offering support, starting a conversation, providing resources, and/or involving others. Start the Conversation Know the facts Choose the right time and place Compliment youth’s good judgement […]

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It’s time to enroll in Forest County 4-H!

Help your kids find their SPARK! Enroll them in Forest County 4-H! 4-H is a program that allows individual talents and interests to shine! Enroll here:  https://forest.extension.wisc.edu/4-h-and-youth-development/4-h-enrollment/

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4-H Paper Craft Club

October is the PERFECT time to begin a 4-H Paper Craft project! Learn the basics of scrapbooking, card making, stamping, die cutting and 3D paper crafting just in time for the Holidays! The 4-H Paper Crafts project is designed for all Forest County youth ages 8-18. Participants will be encouraged to develop and submit a […]

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UW Madison Division of Extension offers Mental Health training

Mental Health First Aid is a program that teaches participants how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. The program gives participants the skills and confidence to provide initial support to those who are experiencing a crisis in their community. Through a partnership with WiROSE (Wisconsin rural Opioid […]

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Laona Little Monster Fun Run

Get those costumes ready and your tennis shoes laced up because Forest County 4-H Community Club is hosting a 5K/1Mile Fun Run/Walk to benefit the Laona Learning Center. The event is free for children 16 and under and $15 for all other walkers/runners.  Cash or check will be accepted for payment the day of the […]

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4-H Project Expo

Make plans to attend the 4-H Community Club Project Expo on Saturday, September 4th at the Wabeno firefighter grounds.  Members of the 4-H Community Club, organized in spring of 2021, have been exploring and learning about 4-H and its various projects.   The 2021 Youth Project Expo is an introduction to exhibiting in a Fair setting with face-to-face judging and will prepare […]

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