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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 with decision making and communication skills using their thinking brain. Participants will  learn to give their children skills to […]

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Barron County 4-H Program Coordinator Position Open

The UW-Extension Institute for Positive Youth Development is looking for a 4-H Program Coordinator to serve Barron County. The 4-H Program Coordinator leads and manages the full range of the 4-H Youth Development programs including clubs, after school programs, and other educational experiences. Those with experience in leading, managing and/or evaluating educational programs, and working […]

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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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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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