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WI 4-H International Program in need of hosts

The WI 4-H International Program is in desperate need of host families for the Academic Year Program.  They still have 5 high school boys who need a home!  They would like to get them placed as soon as possible.  All of the boys are through the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program, which is a competitive, merit-based scholarship program funded […]

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4-H Celebrates the National Scenic Riverway

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway by paddling on the Namekagon Where:   We will paddle the Namekagon River from the County K Landing (west of Trego) to Whispering Pines. This 10 mile stretch of the river is an easy paddle with great opportunities to view wildlife and learn about the […]

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2018 Fall Forum

Announcing the 2018 Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration at the Green Lake Conference Center, Green Lake! All youth and adult leaders are invited to attend. This year’s theme will build on “Belonging”.  Follow the links for event and registration details as well as a list of this year’s sessions.  We hope you can […]

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Summer Hunger Help

Families with Hayward and St. Francis students: contact your school or the Hayward Community Food Shelf and apply now for the summer Food 4 Kids Program. Participants will receive over 20 pounds of food and a milk coupon each month. Parents/caregivers pick up monthly boxes at the food shelf starting Saturday, June 2. For details call 715-634-4237 or email hcfs@centurytel.net     

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WIC Farmers Market checks

Families on WIC can receive $30 worth of Farmer’s Market checks for the season June 1-October 31. The only WIC families not eligible for this annual benefit are those whose only member on WIC is and infant under 9 months. Call Sawyer County WIC for details:  715-638-3404.

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Back to school food safety!

Back to school food safety in three easy steps: 1. Freezable ice packs 2. Insulated lunch containers 3. Plan to pick and prep food that travels well    

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Under Pressure!

Planning to preserve some of this year’s harvest? If you are using a pressure canner it is recommended that you test your dial gauge annually. Gauges can be dropped off M-F 8-4:00 at the Sawyer County Extension Office. Cost for testing is FREE!

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