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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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Barron County Master Gardener Volunteer Training Fall 2019

The Barron County Master Gardener Volunteer Training will be held in the Fall of 2019 starting on Tuesday, September 3, and running through November 19th.  The class will be held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at UWEC-Barron County Campus, 1800 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI in Rice Lake.  The cost for the class is […]

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2019 Project Discovery Days! Last Session; March 9th

2019 Project Discovery Days! Dates for Project Discovery Days: 9am-12pm Barron Government Center March 9th is our last session this year! 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 Classes & Registration March 9 2019-Registration Due March 6th […]

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