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Back-to-school food safety tips

Students will soon be heading back to school, and many of them will be carrying lunches packed at home. Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison, has some tips to help ensure that your child’s home-packed lunches are always safe to eat.

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4-H T-shirts

Families and Clubs will be contacted once the new Ashland County 4-H T-shirts are ready for pick-up. Cost is $10 and shirts will be ready before the County Fair.


Ashland County Fair

The 2016 Ashland County Fair is Thursday, September 1 – Monday, September 5 in Marengo, Wisconsin! See link for Premium Book online.

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Ashland County Flooding

A collection of information and resources about dealing with the impact of the rain and subsequent flooding including water bacteria test information for private well owners.

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2015 Annual Report UWEX Ashland County

We’ve chosen to use the four educational priorities of UW-Extension to organize our 2015 Annual Report: Supporting a Safe and Healthy Food Supply; Empowering Youth, Families, and Communities; Growing Strong Economies; and Creating Resilient and Productive Environments. Please take a couple of minutes to enjoy a snapshot of our work in 2015.

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Small Town Downtown Forum

Save the date for the 2016 WI Regional Small Town Downtown Forum coming to a location near you. On Aug 31 forums will be in Phelps, and on Sept 20 forums will be in Shell Lake.