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2015 Hazardous Waste Collection

Do you have old chemicals stored in your closet, basement, garage, shed, barn or business? Would you like to get rid of them where you can be sure they are disposed of properly? The Ashland County Clean Sweep collections, which give you the opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted hazardous chemicals, are July 23 in Butternut and Mellen and August 15 in Ashland.

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4-H Summer Archery

The 8 week summer archery series will be Thursday evenings at the Chequamegon Archery Club Outdoor Range from July 2-August 20, 2015! Call to register 715-682-7017.


4-H Riflery Program

Ashland County 4-H June Riflery Program will take place on Tues, June 2nd near Marengo and Thurs, June 11th near Moquah from 6-7:30pm for youth ages 10 to 16 for more details see full web post.

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Control Credit and Manage Debt

The Control Credit and Manage Debt workshop will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland, WI. It is free and open to the public, registration is required, call 715-682-7017.

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Business Idea Contest

2015 Lake Superior Business & Technology Conference 4th Annual Northwest Wisconsin Business Idea Contest. Calling all entrepreneurs, inventors and persons with an innovative business idea. Do you have a business idea for a product or service that uses or leverages technology? If so, enter the Northwest Wisconsin 2015 Business Idea Contest, applications due June 15. $5500 in cash prizes will be awarded to the contest winners.


2013 Annual Report UWEX Ashland County

We’ve chosen to use the five key values of UW-Extension, Community, Discovery, Inclusiveness, Relationships and Respect, to organize our 2013 Annual Report. The five values will each headline two pages of photos with descriptions of our educational programs that we think address each value. Please take a couple of minutes to enjoy a snapshot of our work in 2013.


Dealing with Bullying: Tips for Parents

About twenty-five percent of kids between the ages of 12-18 say they have been bullied in the past year. Anne Clarkson, digital parenting education specialist with UW-Extension works on parenting education and child development. She suggests three tips for parents to use to prevent and help stop bullying.