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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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Mandatory Horse Meetings and Fun Show

Mandatory Meetings to Exhibit at the 2018 Lincoln County Fair Horse Show (must attend one of the two meetings below): Thursday, May 31st at 6:30 p.m. in Lower Level Rm 156 at Lincoln County Service Center (801 N Sales Street in Merrill) Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Upper Level Room 247/248 at […]

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“Art for a Cause” FUNdraiser

“Art for a Cause” FUNdraiser To Support the Homeless Shelter in Merrill  Mark your calendars…Saturday, June 9th… for a creative way to help others out.  On Saturday, June 9th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm the Barnes Creek Buccaneers 4-H Club will be hosting fun kid-friendly painting party with local Gallery on the Go Artist, […]

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2018 Lincoln County Fair Entry Process

We have been asked by the Lincoln County Fair Association to notify exhibitors that the entry process have been delayed and will be available Monday, May 7th.  Thank you for your patience. 2018 Lincoln County Fair Entry Process The 2018 Fair Exhibitor’s Handbook will be available in limited hard quantities only.  Each Department Superintendent and […]

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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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2018 Lincoln County Fair Dates

The Lincoln County Fair Association has announced this year’s fair dates.  The 2018 Lincoln County Fair will be August 15 – 19th.  The entry date deadline will be July 15, 2018.  This will be the 130th Lincoln County Fair.  The theme is “Back to the Wild West”.  Colors are red, black and white. More information […]

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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 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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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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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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Internship Pre-Screening Event

There will be an internship pre-screening event in Wausau for young adults ages 18-24 who are not currently enrolled in school or post-secondary education.  This is an opportunity to connect with the WIOA program and learn about  paid internships we can offer in almost any industry.  It’s a great opportunity for young adults to explore […]

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Interested in becoming a 4-H Shooting Sports Leader

The 4-H Shooting Sports program is only successful when adults volunteer to work with youth in this project and when youth are given the opportunity to develop safe shooting skills and develop a better understanding of wildlife ecology. To serve as a 4-H Shooting Sports Leader, individuals must complete the Youth Protection process, be at least 18 […]

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News Arts Opportunity

The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation is excited to announce a brand new event to support and promote the 4-H ARTS called “CELEBRATE THE ARTS.”  The inaugural event will be held October 2018 and will include an Arts Auction and Reception to support and promote the 4-H Arts Program, and to network with arts-programming supporters and prospects. […]

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4-H AVIAN QUIZ BOWL

September 29, 2018 Columbia County Fairgrounds, Portage, WI **TIME TBD, approximately. 2:30 pm** Advanced Registration due by September 1st. The Avian Quiz Bowl will consist of two- to four-member teams (3 or 4 are encouraged.) Teams will be quizzed on various aspects of poultry and eggs from hatching to management to cooking, competing against other […]

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32nd Anniversary Pullet Surprise Youth Contest

In an attempt to promote the breeding and exhibition of purebred poultry among Wisconsin’s youth, the Wisconsin International Poultry Club invites interested youth to apply for the Pullet Surprise. The winners in each of the two categories will receive the following prizes: a pair of show quality purebred fowl, an incubator, a standard cage, feed, […]

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WI 4-H International Opportunity for You!

“Do you know what I learned from this child?” asked one host father. “That you can live together and not understand what the other is saying, and yet still communicate and learn to love each other.”  Comments like this from a local family sum up the joy which can result from participating in the Wisconsin […]

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Merrill Optimist Seeking Help to Build An All Access Playground

The Merrill Noon Optimist Club is looking for the community’s help to build an all access playground. Donate your newspaper, non-confidential paper and junk mail to our Magic Paper Box to help raise funds to support their effort.  Refer to the flyer below for more information. Magic Paper Box flyer

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2018 4-H Drama, Lip Sync and Music Festival

Lincoln County 4-H’ers shared their dramatic and musical talents on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Tomahawk School Auditorium for this year’s Lincoln County 4-H Drama, Lip Sync and Music Festival.  Martie Pahris, along with Dan and Jenny Marzu served as judges for this year’s event.  The festival was planned and coordinated by the Hi-Lo’s […]

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Youth Garden Giants Project

Do you have a green thumb and do you like to play in the dirt? Come join us for the Youth Garden Giants Project Who:                All youth interested in gardening When:             Monday, June 11,2018 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Where:           Tall Pines Community Garden – on the corner of N Memorial Drive […]

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