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E-Cigarette PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY

This health advisory is being issued by the State and Local Health Officers to inform the public about the alarming statistics on current e-cigarette use among youth in Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, current e-cigarette use among Wisconsin high school students increased 154% between 2014 and 2018. In 2014, just under 8% of Wisconsin high school students […]

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Lincoln County 4-H Cancellation Policy

With the arrival of winter we wanted to remind everyone of the policy for the cancellation of Lincoln County 4-H programs (county, club and groups) that was adopted by the Lincoln County 4-H Board of Directors in January 2014. Lincoln County 4-H Cancellation Policy Lincoln County 4-H Programs (county, club and groups) are automatically canceled […]

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Tractor Safety Information

The Extension Langlade County office is coordinating a Tractor Safety Course for youth ages 12-16, June 17-20, 2019. The course includes classroom safety instructions for tractors and farm machinery operation, hazard recognition and correction, and how to approach farm safety with a positive attitude. Please see the brochure below with exact dates and times and […]

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Cultivating Creativity: Garden in a Box

Cultivating Creativity: Garden in a Box 4-H Families and Community Youth Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm Otts Garage 805 Main Street Merrill, WI 54452 Cost: $5.00 per person (Bring payment that evening) Registration due Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Registration link:  http://bit.ly/2v4ENuM

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Drug Take Back Every Day in Lincoln County

Spring has finally arrived. As you get started spring cleaning this year, consider disposing of unused or unwanted medications. Wisconsin has seen a significant increase in opioid overdose deaths over the last several decades. In 2000, there were 111 deaths due to opioid overdose. In 2017, that number increased to 916. That’s more than a […]

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Lincoln County 4-H is promoting Random Acts of Kindess

RESEARCH shows that 4‑H’ers make positive contributions to their communities. This April, as part of True Leaders in Service and National Volunteer Appreciation Month, 4‑H’ers across the nation will pledge their hands to larger service – leading positive change that empowers their peers and their communities.  True Leaders in Service will officially kick-off the first day […]

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Babysitting Training

Students in grades 5-8 are invited to come and learn the basics of how to safely provide care for young children and also get ideas for fun activities to do with the children. Wednesday March 9:00am – 3:00pm Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services 712 E 2nd Street Merrill Cost: $20.00 per student Class size […]

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4-H Drama, Lip Sync and Music Festival

Do you like to sing or dance? Perhaps you play an instrument or enjoy performing lip sync? Or maybe you want to try acting? Then plan on entering the 4-H Drama, Lip Sync and Music Festival. The 2019 4-H Drama, Lip Sync and Music Festival will be held on May 11, 2019 beginning at 9 […]

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