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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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Kim Grover Recognized

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension – Barron County is happy to recognize the dedication and exemplary work of Administrative Assistant, Kim Grover. She was recognized for her 40 years of employment in Barron County, most of which have been in the Extension Office. We are honored to have her as a part of the Extension […]

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Barron/Polk Tractor Safety Training

The Barron/Polk County Tractor Safety Certification Program will be held June 17th, 19th, and 20th, 2019 at the Barron High School.  The program runs from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm each day and the cost per person is $20.00.  There is no Tuesday class going to be held because of the Area Animal Science Days […]

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Extension Intern – Human Development and Relationships Application

Extension Intern-Human Development and Relationships Position is being offered through UW-Madison.  It is a local work study preferred student job and it will include Barron, Burnett, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.  Anticipated start date will be June 1, 2019 and the end date will be September 6, 2019.  Qualifications include:  Experience managing multiple task, timelines, […]

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Raising a Thinking Child Class Offered

Are you a parent of a 4-7 year old?  Then the “Raising A Thinking Child” workshop may be just right for you!  This evidence-based workshop series will help you guide your child to solve common, everyday problems by communicating with your child. Participants will  learn to give their children skills to solve their own problems and […]

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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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2019 Discovery Days-Bonus April 13th session!

2019 Project Discovery Days Project Discovery Days: 9am-12pm, Barron Government Center Bonus April 13th Session Come join us for one of these great craft classes! Make something for yourself, a Christmas gift, or project for the fair! Project Discovery Days Sessions Project Discovery Days Registration-Registration Due April 11th    

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