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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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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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Where to Find 4-H Information

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 – http://fyi.uwex.edu/lincolncounty4H/ . When items come in we post them to the Lincoln County 4-H […]

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Tell us how you Tap Into Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development!

Has your time with Wisconsin 4-H changed your life? Share your story at https://uwcx.org! Across Wisconsin, 4-H members and volunteers use Wisconsin 4-H to strengthen important life skills, build strong community connections and support successful futures. Tell us about the positive impacts 4-H has had on your life, from small to large! Whether it’s gaining […]

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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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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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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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Dairyland Stand and Raffle Information

Beth Krueger and Jeanne Schmidt, Lincoln County 4-H Board members have stepped forward to coordinate the 4-H Dairyland Stand at this year’s fair.  Dawn Smith and the Merrill Busy Bees 4-H Club have stepped forward to coordinate this year’s 4-H raffle. This year’s 4-H Dairyland Stand will again be run by 4-H entirely.  The profits […]

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Volunteers Needed for House of Moo at the Wisconsin State Fair

The 2017 Wisconsin State Fair is just around the corner and we would love to invite your group to join us in volunteering to work in the House of Moo. As one of the House of Moo Supervisors, along with Melissa Ploeckelman, Andrea Brossard and Sarah Adamson, we are seeking motivated and enthusiastic FFA chapters, […]

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Youth Tractor Safety Course Offered

UW-Extension is presenting the Tractor & Machinery Safety Course for youth ages 12-16 at the Resource Center in Antigo in June 2017. The course includes classroom and agriculture hazards safety instruction for tractors and farm machinery operation, hazard recognition and correction, general farm safety knowledge, and how to approach farm safety with a positive attitude. […]

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Wisconsin Towns Association Scholarships

The Wisconsin Towns Association, Rural Mutual Insurance Company, and Scott Construction, Inc. will be awarding $7,000 in scholarships to high school seniors graduating in 2017 from either a public or private high school in Wisconsin that plan to enroll in a Wisconsin public or private college or vocational college. The winners are determined by independent […]

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Skynet Junior Scholars Online Leader Training

Are you an educator or youth leader?  Do you work with youth who would like to observe the Universe with real research telescopes?   If so, we would like to invite you Skynet Junior Scholars. With a simple internet connection, young people can conduct all kinds of astronomy investigations with world-class telescopes in the US, Chile, […]

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Expand your Family’s Horizons and Host an Exchange Student this Summer!

Is your family looking for something fun to do this summer? Why not host a student from Japan, Korea, Finland, Costa Rica or Mexico!  Wisconsin 4-H is offering the experience of a lifetime for 75 families to host youth and adults from around the world. These young people are anxiously waiting to get to know their new host family […]

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Lincoln County Meat Animal Quality Assurance

Quality assurance programs improves consumer perception of youth shows;  improves the management and health practices of youth exhibitors; and teaches life skills of record keeping, decision making, general responsibility and care.  During this year’s program we will be covering animal health products.  The Lincoln County Training will be held on Monday, May 8, 2017 from […]

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2017 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 2017 4-H Drama, Lip Sync and Music Festival will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 9 […]

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Project Discovery Day Planned for April 22, 2017

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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