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Volunteers Needed to Lead Project Discovery Day Workshops

Adult and youth leaders are needed to teach sessions at our upcoming 4-H Project Discovery Day on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Tomahawk Middle School. This is a time for you to share your interests and talents with others.  Please note—Animal sessions can also be offered but you will not be able to bring […]

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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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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 Enrollment Process for 2017-18

Re-enrollment: All 4-H members and adult leaders need to re-enroll using the 4HOnline enrollment program at http://wi.4honline.com . Refer to the “Re-enroll Members/Leaders” instructions found on page 3 of the 2017-18 Lincoln County 4-H Enrollment and Project Guide below for specific steps to complete your re-enrollment. New Enrollment: We recommend visiting the club you are […]

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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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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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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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Apply for 2018 4-H State Arts and Communications Team

Welcome to the exciting, creative Wisconsin 4-H Arts & Communication World!  Below is information about the 4-H State Teams:  Art Team, Communications Team and Drama Company.  Youth grades 9-13 who are passionate about the arts and sharing the arts with others, are encouraged to apply! To apply to be a group member, you must file […]

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2018 Jr. Dairy Committee

Thank you to Alissa Sosnovske, Colton Williams, and Kody Higgins for serving on the Jr. Dairy Committee for the past two years.  At the December 9th, Jr. Dairy meeting the following individuals were elected to the committee: Hayley Fawley (2 year term), Morgan Sturzenegger (2 year term), Angelica Venske (1 year term), and Zach Wilding […]

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Lincoln County 4-H Horse Group

The Lincoln County 4-H Horse Project (LCHP)  group was formed by volunteers interested in supporting the 4-H Horse project activities.  LCHP serves as the group that is willing to provide expertise, leadership and support participation of youth and adults working with horses.    LCHP will serve as the planning and coordinating group for countywide 4-H Horse […]

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2018 Communication Contest

Youth are invited to showcase their communication skills and share your knowledge in four styles of communication; Speaking, Puppetry, Demonstrations and Illustrated Talks.  As a pre-fair event, the Communication Contest is open to all youth members of recognized youth organizations in Lincoln County between Kindergarten and 13th grade (one year out of high school and […]

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Congratulations to New 4-H Adult Board Members & New Youth Directors

At the November 14, 2017 Annual Meeting of the Lincoln County 4-H Leaders’ Association, Fern Langhoff, Caroline Lemke, Jennifer Porath, Jeanne Schmidt, and Dawn Smith were re-elected to a two year adult term. They join Pat Chieves, Yvette Chieves, Becky Kludy, Beth Krueger, Lori Lemke and Treva Schmidt as members of the 4-H Board of […]

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National 4-H Week Poster Contest Awards

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the National 4-H Week Poster Contest.  You are all Winners!!  Participants were from the Merrill Busy Bees and Pine River Peppers 4-H Clubs this year. First Name Last Name Grade Ribbon Class Evan Ollhoff 4-K Participation Pre-4-H Caelyn Belant K Participation Cloverbud Charla Graap K Participation Cloverbud Leo Lazare […]

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4-H Cloverbuds O ‘Tannenbaum Tour Service Project Day

4-H Cloverbuds along with their helper 4H’er Amara Lazare joined together on November 11th  to make ornaments for their “Winter” Christmas Tree they donated to the O’Tannenbaum Tour held on December 2nd. and 3rd. at St. Stephen’s Church here in Merrill. Thank you to Cloverbud Volunteer Leaders Cheryl Roets and Cherie Hafeman, and our 4-H […]

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2018 Older Youth Trip and Award Selection

Thank you to Beth Krueger, Fern Langhoff, Lori Lemke and Art Lersch for serving as members of the Older Youth Trip and Award Selection Committee.  As members of the committee they reviewed application materials, held interviews and selected the older youth for upcoming trips and awards. Congratulations to the following youth: Hunter Borchardt – Selected […]

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