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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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All Youth Invited to Participate in 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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2017 Lincoln County 4-H Recognition Banquet

The Corning Yankees 4-H Club will be hosting this year’s 4-H Recognition Banquet on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church 1708 E 10th. Street, Merrill.  A flyer with registration was included in the August/September newsletter and is below.  Registrations are due by September 29th to Jennifer Genrich. 2017 4-H Recognition Banquet Invite and […]

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4-H Enrollment Process for 2017-18

4-H Enrollment process for the 2017-18 will begin on September 6th  At the beginning of September, everyone in the system will be set to “Inactive” in 4-HOnline.  When you log in to re-enroll, you will need to update your Personal Information screen (the system will increase age, grade and year in 4-H automatically by 1), […]

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WI 4-H Youth Development Policy Updates

There have been several updates to the statewide Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development Policies.  4-H Adult Volunteers should be sure to review the policies as you are expected to abide by these policies in your role as a leader.  Please feel free to contact Debbie at 715-539-1077 or via email at deborah.moellendorf@ces.uwex.edu if you have questions […]

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Lincoln County Fair Association Announces Review Meeting Date

The Lincoln County Fair Association will be holding their Fair Review Meeting on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Lower Level Conference Room 156 of the Lincoln County Service Center (801 N. Sales Street in Merrill).  We encourage exhibitors, department workers, and anyone else who has comments or suggestions for the 2018 […]

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2017-18 Charter Renewal Information Now Available

The 2017-18 Club and Group Chartering process have been posted to on the Lincoln County UW-Extension website on the 4-H Charter Resources page.   You will find several resources on the 4-H Charter Resources page to assist you in completing your charter renewal including a Youtube Training Video for 4-H Club Charters which has been created to provide […]

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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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4-H Dog Project Review Meeting – August 28th

The 4-H Dog Project Committee will be holding a meeting for all 4-H dog project members, their parents/guardians and leaders to review this year’s dog trainings and the Fair Dog Show.  Right after the show is a great time to think about what went well and ideas/suggestions for next year.  Please try to attend the […]

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Market Animal Show and Sale (MASS) Information for 2016-2017

The purpose of the Lincoln County Market Animal Show and Sale Project, Inc. (MASS)  is: To provide 4-H, FFA, and other county youth group members an opportunity to have market livestock projects evaluated. To provide incentive and to encourage greater participation in livestock feeding project. To recognize members who do quality work in selecting, feeding, and […]

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2017 4-H Raffle

Thank you to Everyone who donated, those who purchased tickets and Dawn Smith and the Merrill Busy Bees for coordinating this year’s raffle! 2017 Raffle Prize Winners Page 1 2017 Raffle Prize Winners – Page 2

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Fair Volunteer Award Nominees 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 Lincoln County Fair Exhibitor Handbook

Do you have suggestions for changes, corrections and additions for the 2018 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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Thank You’s

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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2018 COORDINATORS NEEDED!!

The arrival of the new 4-H year means that we are in need of volunteers to coordinate county events/activities for the upcoming 2017-2018 year. Communications Contest – Usually held on a Saturday in mid-February. This includes the Speaking, Demonstrations, Illustrated Talks and Puppetry Contests. Drama, Music and Lip Sync Festival – Usually held on a […]

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HAVE A PROJECT WORKSHOP!

Plan a project workshop during your regular club meeting (or at a different date).  Plan it far enough ahead that we can advertise it to other clubs.  We would be happy to include it in the 4-H Newsletter.  Most clubs don’t have leaders for every project in which their members are enrolled.  A countywide workshop […]

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