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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.


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.

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4-H Online Enrollment & Re-Enrollment

Re-Enrollment For 2014-2015 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 2014-2015. Proceed through the information updating or filling in as needed, clicking […]

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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.