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Family and Student Mental Health Conversation

Returning to school this year is especially stressful for families with children managing new ways of learning and connecting. On September 8, Susie Miller, LPC of BlueStone Counseling presented to a bilingual group about how to manage anxiety and navigate this fall in the midst of a pandemic. Consider these ideas next time you or […]

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Understanding Public Health Inequities

Multiple public health studies spanning three decades (longitudinal) have shown that racism has a significant impact on overall health. These studies, along with statistics on health inequities, have led public health organizations across the globe to recognize and declare racism as a public health crisis. This includes the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Wisconsin […]

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4-H Conversation Corner

Tracy Keifenheim and two other area 4-H Program Educators will continue to offer chats over the next year with different topics.  Each month a new topic will be selected with three 4-H Conversation Corner meeting options for volunteers. The conversations are a resource and support for club leaders and youth and adult project leaders. Club and […]

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Farm Safety and Women

Every individual working in the Wisconsin agricultural industry counts and has a part in safety and health prevention efforts and that is why “every farmer counts” as this year’s National Farm Safety & Health Awareness Week theme. Women play an increasingly critical role in operating farms and ranches nationwide. In 2017, almost 30% of the […]

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Interview Skills Workshop for Youth

Have you recently submitted an application for an award, scholarship, volunteer position, or a job? The next step: Interviewing! Join us for a fun, interactive Zoom workshop that will give you tips in preparing your interview (be it a video or face-to-face interview). We will be talking, interacting with the screen with stamps and markers […]

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Fond du Lac County Key Award

The prestigious Key Award, one of the highest recognitions a 4-H member can receive, honors a select group of 4-H participants annually. The youth receiving this award are ones who have demonstrated consistent growth in their 4-H involvement, developed and applied their leadership skills, and actively participated in their club and community. Joseph Krahn, Aaron […]

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Food-borne Illness During Harvest Season

Due to the growing number of home gardeners this summer, including new gardeners, it is anticipated that more individuals will have questions during harvest time. Amanda Miller can be contacted during regular office hours to assist with any questions or concerns related to home food preservation. This includes a range of food preservation – from […]

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Calves feel the heat, too!

Photo Credit:  A. Bjurstrom During extreme cold or hot temperatures, calves utilize extra nutrients to maintain their core body temperature.  The temperature range at which a calf uses no additional energy to maintain its core body temperature is called the thermoneutral zone.  For a newborn calf, a calf maintains its core body temperature with no […]

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Daina Hammer Talks On KFIZ

Our Community Development Educator, Diana Hammer is interviewed by Spencer with KFIZ. Learn what Diana does and her role’s responsibilities to our community.

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