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Heart of the North Legislative Days (10-12 grade youth)

Heart of the North Legislative Days (10-12 grade youth) Application link: https://ricelakechamber.org/the-chamber/heart-of-the-north-youth-application/ About the Heart of the North Legislative Days The Heart of the North (HON) legislative group is comprised of individuals from Barron, Rusk, Sawyer and Washburn Counties. This is the 10th year of HON bringing issues important to our region to the attention […]

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New Horticultural Course

Pre-requisite for Master Gardener Volunteers. For those who are interested in an in-depth UW-Madison, Division of Extension Horticulture course the new Foundations In Horticulture course will begin in September for 12 weeks.  Registration deadline is August 13th, 2021.  This course is a pre-requisite for the Master Gardener Volunteer program.  Residents of Burnett, Sawyer, and Washburn […]

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Back to School Tip #1

August is Kids Eat Right Month and also when most kids head back to school.* Help the kids in your life make healthful choices as they start back to school by seizing a snackvantage. You see, snacks offer a great opportunity to sneak in a little more nutrition during the day. Don’t fill kids’ bags […]

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46th Annual Western District 4-H Gymkhana Horse Show – August 21

Registration Information All entries (Every sheet that has “Send this Page with Registration Materials” on the bottom) along with your payment must be sent to your county extension office. No individual entries will be accepted. The forms must be signed by the county 4-H Educator and sent to the district committee.  Please drop your forms […]

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2021 Cake Revue – Cake Decorating

The Cake Revue will be held on Sunday, July 11 at the Rice Lake Senior Center.  Registration for youth in grades K-6 will begin at 9:30 AM, judging starts at 10:00.  Registration for youth in Grades 7-13 will begin at 12:00 (Noon), Judging starts at 12:30. Please RSVP to Jessica Sikora (jessica.sikora@wisc.edu) by Tuesday, July […]

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