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Our Shared Roads: Agriculture and Local Government Event

How can agricultural producers increase the efficiency of their business practices? How can local municipalities reduce the taxpayer burden of replacing roadways? How can county government extend the life of county roadways through innovative practices? Join us on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 10:00 – 1:00 to be a part of this conversation. What can […]

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Face-to-Face Civility: Finding Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic

Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under 50 years old. (source) If you’ve read or watched local reporting, listened to campaign focuses of politicians in the last few years, or perhaps, been paying attention within your circle of friends and family – this might not be news to you. The […]

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Civility and Civil Discourse Series Launching in Fox Valley

As technological innovations in communication move more of our interactions online, do you ever feel that you have fewer meaningful conversations face-to-face? Pair technological shifts with national and statewide trends in increasing political polarization, and it’s no surprise that we’re online more and more, but we’re likely talking less and less. This new series, coming […]

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Winter/Spring 2018 Planning and Land Use Programs

Planning and Land Use Lunch & Learn Series Once Monthly February-May, 10:30am-12:30pm, FREE, Hosted at the Outagamie County UW-Extension Office This series is made possible by the Local Government Center The four 90-minute sessions focused on planning and land use topics are moderated by specialists at the Local Government Center in Madison. Join us at […]

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Public Input Needed for Pulaski Printery Project

Share YOUR feedback on the Franciscan Publishers Building Project – it takes less than 5 minutes! Volunteers representing local businesses and the Pulaski community came together on Tuesday, March 21st at Pulaski Area Community Education District Offices for an engaged discussion on how a vacant downtown building could be revitalized. The three story, 65,000 SF building […]

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Green Bay Metro Traffic Survey

Read the Green Bay Press Gazette story on this effort here. The Green Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is collecting public input for places where drivers experience longer waits from increased traffic in the Green Bay metro area.  If you experience longer waits at specific locations than what you would expect for average traffic flow, […]

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$5 Million for STEM Innovation Center Included in Governor’s Budget

This post reproduced all or in part from an outside press release: Governor Scott Walker announced on Friday, February 17 his Capital Budget which includes $5 million for the construction of a 55,000 square-foot Brown County Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Innovation Center in Green Bay. Governor Walker made the announcement at CA Lawton in De Pere and […]

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STEAM Engine Event to be held in Green Bay

  This post generated all or in part from a press release. You’ve heard of STEM. We’ve decided to crank up the creativity and roll out the STEAM Engine. The inclusion of the Arts completes the acronym: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. The Neville Museum has climbed aboard to assist idea makers while fostering […]

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First Impressions Exchange – Green Bay & Fond du Lac

Green Bay and Fond du Lac are a conducting a First Impressions exchange in March 2017. A First Impressions Exchange is where volunteers from two communities swap places for a day and share their feedback about visiting the respective communities. It is a valuable learning experience for the host communities to gain new insights and new […]

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2017 Land Use, Planning and Zoning Continuing Education

Brown County UW-Extension will again be hosting in-person listening sessions for three Land Use, Planning and Zoning teleconferences this spring. All listening sessions will be held in the Nicolet Conference Room at De Pere’s City Hall, a relatively central location with free parking. Sessions are FREE to attend if you attend in-person. To register on […]

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