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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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Memory Book for 2017-18 4-H Year

Many 4-H alumni say that their memory books are the best scrapbooks they have of their childhood. Memory books include accounts of what a young person accomplished with a particular project, often with photographs of him or her and the project.  They also reflect how that person felt about the project, what he or she […]

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4-H Enrollment Process for 2018-19

4-H Enrollment process for the 2018-19 will begin on September 10th.   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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Opportunities at the Lincoln County Fair

A letter was sent to all enrolled 4-H members in 6th grade and older earlier from Kate Williams, 4-H Summer Assistant with the following information: In hopes to spread the wealth of the 4-H program. We are offering some new opportunities at the Lincoln County Fair. Some of the opportunities include 4-H Talk, Playin’ the […]

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2018 4-H Recognition Banquet – Reservations due September 30th

The Barnes Creek Buccaneers 4-H Club will be hosting this year’s Lincoln County 4-H Recognition Banquet on Saturday, October 27th.  This year’s banquet will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall at 1104 E  3rd. Street in Merrill.  (Enter the parking lot off of 4th Street.  Enter through the doors by the car port.  Take […]

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FAIR PROJECT PLACE is Looking for HELP 

The Project Place is a free activity tent sponsored by the Lincoln County 4-H.  We provide cost free projects for youth on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the fair.  We are open each day from 11 am until 5 pm and are looking for volunteers to teach projects and help the youth with the […]

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2018 Lincoln County Fair Dates and Theme

Mark Your Calendar for the Lincoln County 130th Fair on August 15-19, 2018.      Visit the fair website at www.lincolncofair.com for the  latest information.  2018 Fair Theme— This year’s fair theme has been set by the Lincoln County Fair Association – “Back to the Wild West ” and colors will be red, black & white.  There are […]

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New 4-H Volunteer Leaders Wanted

Volunteers are critical partners to the overall success of 4-H and making a difference in the lives of young people. 4-H relies on caring, active adults to provide hands-on guidance and mentoring to build confidence, leadership and a sense of responsibility in young people who participate in 4-H.  As partners with UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development, […]

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4-H Online for Families

4HOnline is the online enrollment and registration system for Wisconsin 4-H.  This is where you enter family and individual information that is used by your county and the state 4-H offices to manage and record your participation in the 4-H Youth Development Program. Access your 4HOnline Profile at wi.4honline.com. Help with 4HOnline Did you forget […]

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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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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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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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National 4-H Week Display Contest

In an effort to promote 4-H, the Board of Directors are encouraging 4-H families and clubs to put up displays promoting 4-H during National 4-H Week October  7-13.  Follow these guidelines to compete: The display should tell a message about 4-H and include the following: “Contact 715-539-1072”. All displays must be visible for the public […]

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4-H Poster Contest

To help promote 4-H in Lincoln County, we are running a poster contest. Four divisions (grade for 2018-2019 school year): Cloverbud – 5 yr. old Kindergarten through 2nd grade Junior – 3rd through 5th grade Intermediate – 6th through 8th grade Senior  – 9th grade or older Theme — Promote either National 4-H Week, (October […]

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4-H Special Guests at Packer Family Night

On Saturday, August 4, 2018, the Green Bay Packers held their 18th Family Night, presented by Bellin Health. Family Night serves as the introduction of the 2018 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience. In-stadium activities at Lambeau Field got underway at 5:30 pm […]

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Kid’s Quilt Challenge

Kid’s Quilt Challenge September 6-8, 2018 Exhibition Hall Alliant Energy Center in Madison  Youth ages 15 and under are invited to enter their quilts in this year’s Kid’s  Quilt Challenge.  The contest is part of the annual award winning Quilt Expo presented by WI Public Television and Nancy Zieman Productions. Quilt Expo will be held […]

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Clothing Project Group Opportunities from Maxine

We are excited to share with you an opportunity being offered by Maxine Schuetze, a 4-H volunteer leader with the Pine River Peppers 4-H club.  Maxine is continuing to offer opportunities for all clothing project members in Lincoln County to develop their skills as they work on various clothing projects.  On the second Monday of […]

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4-H partnership with JOANN: 15% off and 2.5% donation

Exciting news, savings and fundraising from a National 4-H Council partnership with JOANN stores — great for art project supplies. Tell you staff, volunteers and clubs! Save 15% with JOANN 4-H Rewards! Current & lifetime members, parents of members, volunteers and 4-H staff can save 15% off total in-store and online purchases every day with 4-H […]

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Food Preservation Publications Available

Food Preservation Publications are available for order or copies and can be picked up at the Lincoln County UW-Extension Office (801 N. Sales Street, Merrill, WI).  Contact Cherie for more information about how to order these publications. Available Web Resources:UW Food Safety and Health National Center for Home Food Preservation UW-Extension Food Preservation Publications Online  

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4-H SUMMER CAMP FUN! – 2018

Earlier this Summer some of our very own youth went to the 4-H summer camp. Here they meet tons of new friends! In addition to finding new friends they learned and created tons of new things. This will be a camp that many kids will remember for a life time. This year’s theme was “4-H […]

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