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April “Raising a Thinking Child” Classes

The Raising A Thinking Child workshop may be right for you!  This evidence based workshop series will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decisions making and communication skills using their thinking brain.  It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that helps you held your child learn HOW to thin, not WHAT to […]

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Beef Cow-Calf Workshop

There will be a Beef Cow-Calf Workshop being held on Saturday, December 7th, 2019, at 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Barron County Government Center, 335 E. Monroe Avenue, Room 110, Barron, WI 54812.  Registration is at 9:30 am with the program following at 10:00 am.  Please pre-register by contacting the Barron County Extension […]

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4-H Barron County Beacon November

A new 4-H program coordinator has been hired for Barron County!  We are excited to welcome, Sara Waldron, to our team!!  She will begin in the office on November 11th.  You’ll hear more about her soon.  She is excited to get started on this new adventure and looks forward to meeting you all over the […]

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Bridge to Self Sufficiency Online Training

The Bridge to Self Sufficiency is a road map tool that has been developed and adapted from Economic Mobility Pathways.  This tool is for the use with adults in Barron County, as a measurement context to identifying growth opportunities to become self sufficient.  This tool can navigate through many of the significant foundations to secure […]

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Raising A Thinking Child 2020 Classes Offered

The Raising A Thinking Child workshop may be right for you!  This evidence based workshop series will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decisions making and communication skills using their thinking brain.  It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that helps you held your child learn HOW to thin, not WHAT to […]

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When in doubt, throw it out!!

Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save It and When to Throw It Out As the USDA notes in Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency, your refrigerator will keep food safe for up to 4 hours during a power outage. Keep the door closed as much as possible. Discard refrigerated perishable food such as meat, […]

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Craig “Marty” Larson Memorial Scholarship

The Craig “Marty” Larson Memorial Scholarship is offered each year to a graduating 4-H or FFA member that has participated in the Barron County Fair livestock project for a minimum of five years and is a current livestock project member in good standing. The scholarship recipient will be selected by Craig Larson’s family. Any member […]

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On Sale Now! Barron County 4-H Cookbooks!

Barron County 4-H Cookbooks are available at the Barron County Extension Office, 335 E. Monroe Avenue, Room 2206, Barron, WI  for $10/each.  Cookbooks make great gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, showers, Christmas, Mother’s Day, and other special occasions.  Cookbooks will also be available during the Barron County Fair in the Youth Building.  Order forms are […]

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Barron-Polk 2019 Performance Arts Festival

Come and see the amazing talents of our Barron County 4-H Youth at the Barron-Polk Performance Arts Festival! Our youth will be performing vocal, instrumental, piano, speeches, drama, dance, and small group music. Come and support our 4-H youth! When: Saturday, April 6th 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Where: Turtle Lake High School Schedule of events: Final […]

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