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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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Register to get a COVID-19 Vaccine

English Version of the flyer:   COVID-19 vaccines English Spanish Version of the Flyer:    Únase a nosotros para una reunión comunitaria virtual (2) Any one 12 years of age or older can now get a COVID-19 vaccine.  COVID19 vaccines are a safe and effective tool to prevent illness from the COVID-10 virus.  Getting vaccinated against […]

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Craig “Marty” Larson Scholarship open to graduating 4-H Livestock youth

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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