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Business Development Event Dec 2

Lunch & Learn with the Wisconsin Office of Business Development on Wed, Dec 2, 2015 from 11:30am-12:30pm at the Ashland City Hall. Light lunch will be provided, presentation is followed by a Q & A session.


Donating to a food drive? Keep quality, food safety in mind

This is the time of year when local community groups often host food drives to fill local food pantry shelves. By keeping a few simple tips in mind, you can enhance the value of the food donations you make.
Donate foods that have a stable shelf life, are full of nutrients and easy to prepare. Check out the list of good examples of foods to consider!


Tips for preparing your holiday turkey

The biggest holiday meal of the year is just around the corner. Thanksgiving brings families together from all across the state to share a meal that often centers on roast turkey and all the fixings.
To help you prepare the holiday meal, University of Wisconsin-Extension food scientist Barbara Ingham offers some helpful hints.

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Control Credit and Manage Debt

The Control Credit and Manage Debt workshop will be held on Monday, December 14, 2015 from 1 pm – 3 pm at the Chequamegon Clinic, Ashland, WI. It is free and open to the public, registration is required, call 715-682-7017.

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Renew your health coverage: Open enrollment begins Nov. 1

If you bought health insurance in the Health Insurance Marketplace, remember to renew your plan on healthcare.gov. It is that time of year again, where people who either are uninsured or are curious about their health insurance options can go to the Health Insurance Marketplace, Healthcare.gov. This year’s open enrollment begins Sunday, November 1, 2015 and will end on Sunday, January 31st, 2016.

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Resources You Can Borrow!

The UW-Extension Ashland County office has many resources including equipment lending of food dehydrators, pressure canners, and juicer/steamers and test kits including water test kits and soil sample bags. To learn more click on this link or call the UW-Extension Ashland County Office at 715-682-7017.

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4-H Online Enrollment & Re-Enrollment

For 2015-2016 re-enrollment, the 4HOnline Re-Enrollment Guidelines have step-by-step instructions for the re-enrollment process. To get started with the re-enrollment process, log into 4-H Online, click Continue to Family, then for each family member you will have to click on Enroll for 2015-2016.


Science Mondays

The next Science Monday Program will be on January 18, 2016: Inside the Earth—Geology, Northland College Science Building, Room 209. These hands on science programs are for youth in grades 3-8, held from 3:30-5pm the third Monday of the month during the school year.