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Lincoln County 4-H Project Discovery Day

Project Discovery Day is designed to provide youth in 5-year old kindergarten and older, a chance to discover what they can learn and do in 4-H.  During the day, youth can choose to participate in a variety of sessions that are led by 4-H adult and older youth volunteers and University of Wisconsin-Extension staff members.  […]

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4-H After School Club Coordinator Needed

We are currently seeking an individual to serve as the coordinator for our 4-H After School Clubs in Lincoln County from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017.  The 4-H After School Club Coordinator will receive payment of $30 per meeting for 43 meetings conducted for a total of $1,290.  Funding for this positions is […]

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4HOnline web browser requirement

The developers of 4HOnline recently informed us that starting  Monday, February 15th older versions of Internet Explorer will not work with 4HOnline.  The only version of Internet Explorer that will work is version 11, the latest version. Updated versions of Firefox, Chrome, and Safari will continue to work. In order to be more secure with […]

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Club and/or Project Printouts

With the 4-H Online enrollment system, all club general and project leaders are now able to access their own membership lists.  Club project leaders should have access to seeing all members within your own club that have enrolled in the project you are leading.  If you are the chair of a countywide key committee, you […]

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4-H Broadcast Emails from 4-H Online

One way the UW-Extension Office has been trying to communicate information to a majority of families in the 4-H Program is through sending emails from the 4-H Online system.  We understand for some, these emails have been pushed to junk email folders. Please add no-reply@4honline.com to your list of email addresses that are ok to […]

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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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Calendar of Events Feature Added

We have added a new feature this Lincoln County 4-H News blog and our  Lincoln County website page called the Calendar of Events.  We will include all county and state 4-H opportunities as well as other Lincoln County UW-Extension opportunities to the best of our abilities.  If you click on an event listed on the calendar, […]

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Where to Find Information on 4-H Happenings

Often we are asked where can I go to find out about all that 4-H offers.   There are several places … For people who have access to information in an electronic format, we created the Lincoln County 4-H News blog. When items come in we post them to the Lincoln County 4-H News blog. Individuals, who […]

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4-H Board of Directors Sticks to Deadlines

The 4-H Board continues to discuss the importance of deadlines for various 4-H events/activities and other information.  Deadlines are put in place to allow sufficient time for preparations for events/activities and to send communications back out to participants.  The 4-H Board of Directors continues to abide by all deadlines.  Please be sure to read carefully […]

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Fair Volunteer Award Nominations Needed

The Lincoln County Fair Association is asking your help in nominating people for this year’s outstanding fair volunteer awards.  Only those who are nominated are considered for these awards. Nomination forms are due in the UW-Extension office by September 1st.  An independent group of people from the community chooses the final winners based on the […]

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Suggestions for the 2017 Fair Exhibitor Handbook

Do you have suggestions for changes, corrections and additions for the 2017 Fair Exhibitor Handbook??  If you do, please write them on a sheet of paper and submit them to the UW-Extension Office while they are still fresh in your mind.  These suggestions will then be passed on for consideration to the department committee.  

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Reminder to Thank Award Sponsors

Reminder… It is important to remember those people who sponsor events or activities at the fair.  If you receive a trophy for an award, it is important to show them that 4-H appreciates their support. Show them how much their support is appreciated by sending them a thank-you note. This practice is not only good […]

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Thank You from the Lincoln County Fair Association

The 2016 Lincoln County Fair is now a hot and happy memory and the Fair Association would like to thank everyone that braved the heat!  From the fair board to the department committees;  the vendors to the entertainment, the exhibitors to everyone that attended.  Thank you for helping make another Fair a great memory.  A special thank […]

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Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival

The Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival will be held September 8-11,  2016.  This is a wonderful event for sheep producers, youth sheep project members, and consumers of the sheep products of meat, wool, and cheese.  The event is held at Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI.  

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64th Annual Spooner Sheep Day

The 64th Annual Spooner Sheep Day will be held at the Spooner Agricultural Research Station on Saturday, August 27, 2016. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. at the Station Headquarters (W6646 Hwy 70, Spooner, WI 54801). The educational program will start at 9:15 a.m. and end at approximately 3:30 p.m. It is very likely that […]

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Interested in becoming a 4-H Shooting Sports Leader

The 4-H Shooting Sports program is only successful when adults volunteer to work with youth in this project and when youth are given the opportunity to develop safe shooting skills and develop a better understanding of wildlife ecology. To serve as a 4-H Shooting Sports Leader, individuals must complete the Youth Protection process, be at […]

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Lincoln County 4-H Award Nominees Needed by September 1st

Friend of 4-H Award – As in the past, Lincoln County 4-H will recognize one or two community people (non 4-H leaders) who have helped 4-H in the past year(s). Any 4-H member, parent or leader may nominate a leader for the award. Past recipients were noted for special project workshops, providing space and support […]

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