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Now is the Time to Enroll in 4-H

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development programs provide fun, hands-on learning in a safe, welcoming atmosphere, giving youth the support and space they need to master the necessary skills for future success.   4-H is open to all youth (5-year old kindergarten through one year beyond high school graduation and not to extend beyond the age of 19 […]

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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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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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Celebrate Wisconsin’s Haunted Places at the Library

T.B. Scott Free Library invites adults and teens to Wisconsin’s Stately Spirits: Stories, Legends & Tales from Haunted Places, on Monday, October 10, at 6:00 p.m. in the library community room. Robert Halbrook will present a collection of stories and legends taken from non-fiction accounts of ghostly investigations and haunted happenings right here in our state. Learn about some of […]

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Accepting Applications for 2017 Program Assistants

Do you have a passion for government, history, political science, education, public speaking, or leadership? National 4-H is looking for individuals with a passion for working with young people. If this sounds like something you would be interested, please consider applying for the position of Program Assistant (PA) at the National 4-H Conference Center! Our […]

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Consider Applying for the Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council

Are you interested in building leadership in others?  Do you enjoy planning and organizing?  Do you get excited about working with a team of youth and adults to make a difference? Have you served on or chaired county committees………… been a county Ambassador………. youth leader……….. adult mentor…………. taught countywide workshops…………. served as a camp counselor………. […]

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Engineering Scholarships Available

The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association will award two WAPA Student Scholarships in 2016. One Engineering Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $2,000. This award is open to undergraduates and graduate students studying civil engineering or construction engineering enrolled at an accredited Wisconsin university or Michigan Technological University as of fall 2016. Preference will […]

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Upcoming Events from Merrill Area Park and Recreation

5th Quarter on Friday, September 16, 2016 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Smith Center for Grades 6, 7, & 8  DJ, dancing, and inflatables! $8.00 per person Hockey will have a full concession stand available. PARENTS: We are in need of some volunteers to help with the inflatable – call 715-536-7313 if you are willing to help. Thank you Colorama […]

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2016 4-H Horse Leader Conference

4-H Horse project leaders and youth leaders are encouraged to attend the annual State 4-H Horse Leaders Conference, November 11-13, 2016.  This year we are at UW-River Falls.  Many interesting topics will again be offered.  Information, including the registration form, is available at:  http://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4haganimalscience/wi-4-h-horse-leaders-conference/. For more information contact Pam Hobson (608-262-9605, pamela.hobson@ces.uwex.edu) or Liv Sandberg (608-263-4303, sandberg@ansci.wisc.edu).

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Fall Forum Registration Now Open

Registration for Fall Forum is now open! Come join us the weekend of November 4-6th at Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, WI. There will be workshops, interactive learning sessions, the 4-H Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and much more! Registration will be done through 4HOnline. Youth, adults, and staff from all counties are […]

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Make A Difference Day – Saturday, October 22nd

Many 4-H clubs and groups have participated in prior Make A Difference Day’s so we wanted to share information about this year’s event.  Merrill’s 21st Annual Make A Difference Day will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016.  Schedule for the day is as follows: 8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.     Volunteer Check-in at […]

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Youth as Partners in Civic Leadership Conference Registration Open

Registration is now open through October 3 on the YPCL web page. Share the word and the YPCL16 flyer with teams of high-school-age youth (ages 14-18) and adults sharing decision-making roles in communities, schools and organizations. Groups are limited to 10 people with a preferred ratio of four youth to each adult. Issue and Tactics Sessions led […]

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Cooking Karma Club

4-H Volunteer Leader Yvette Chieves has agreed to take on the role of 4-H After School Club Coordinator beginning in October 2016.  She will be providing leadership for our five after school clubs offered throughout Lincoln County.  As a result she will no longer be offering the Cooking Karma Club after the September 14th meeting. […]

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