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Spring Fling 4-H Pie Contest

4-H Spring Fling – Pie and Paper Contest is Friday, April 24th at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Who is going to earn the Bragging Rights for this year’s spring event?


Money Management Coach Training Set for April 22

As part of Money Smart Week, April 18-25, the UW-Extension Family Living Program, Ashland and Bayfield Counties is once again offering a one-day Money Management Coach training. The training is scheduled for Wednesday, April 22 from 9:30-3:30 at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center in Ashland.

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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.


Handle Eggs Safely for Spring Celebrations

This time of year, many celebrations wouldn’t be complete without eggs—as decorations, as appetizers, in making seasonal baked goods, or as part of a healthy meal. Barbara Ingham, University of Wisconsin-Extension food science specialist, has some tips to help you enjoy eggs and sidestep foodborne illness during your spring celebrations.

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Money Smart Week Events

UW-Extension is hosting a number of Money Smart Week classes and events in Ashland & Bayfield Counties during the week of April 20th-24th.


Control Credit and Manage Debt

The Control Credit and Manage Debt workshop will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm at the Ashland County Housing Authority in Mellen, WI. It is free and open to the public, registration is required.

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I Want 2 Know! Camp

Do you like science, technology or engineering? Have you always wanted to know what makes things work? Would you like to do cool, hands-on experiments—including activities in food science, DNA, and electricity, learn about the science of herpetology and more? If so, then I Want To Know! Camp is for you!


Science Mondays

The next Science Monday Program will be on April 20 on Emergency Medical Services (EMS). These hands on science programs are for youth in grades 3-6, held in the Northland College Science Building from 3:30-5:30pm the third Monday of the month.