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RELATIONSHIPS MATTER for Helping Professionals

Monday, December 7, 2015 – 9:30 am – 4 pm Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center A one day training for staff and volunteers of community agencies that serve families Learn what research says about the impact of couple relationships on child outcomes and individual well-being Gain practical, easy-to-use tools to share with families, couples and individuals […]

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“Business On Stage” Set for Tuesday, October 27, 2015

David Bretting, President & CEO of C.G. Bretting Manufacturing Company, Inc., is the evening’s featured speaker. The company is celebrating its 125th year in operation and was recently recognized as the Business of the Year for 2015 by the Ashland Area Development Corporation. David will discuss how this iconic family business started, grew and prospered over its 125 year history.

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Relationships Matter!

Relationships really matter! They impact our parenting, work, school, community and life satisfaction. Explore ways to build healthy, successful relationships by enrolling in this six-session program.

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Home Canning: Can I Make Substitutions Safely?

The safety of the food that you preserve for your family and friends is important to you. The University of Wisconsin-Extension supports using up-to-date, research-tested recipes so that you know that the food that you preserve is both safe and high in quality. Here are a few quick tips on changes and substitutions that will keep your home preserved food safe to eat.

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YES, I CAN! Food Preservation Workshops Scheduled

Participate in one or more of these hands-on food preservation classes. Locations, fees and registration procedures vary. See registration information for each event.

Take-home samples included! Registration and payment required in advance. Class sizes limited. Register early.

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2014 Extension Highlights Annual Report

  This report showcases some of the accomplishments of our County UW-Extension Educators during this past year.  Take a moment to look through this report to discover the broad range of programs that were conducted and how they have made a positive impact on peoples’ lives.  Through a partnership between Bayfield County and the University of […]

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2015 Hazardous Waste Collections Scheduled

Do you have old, unwanted chemicals stored in your closet, basement, garage, shed, barn or business?  Wonder where you can get rid of them?  Area residents, farmers, small businesses, governmental units and schools will have an opportunity to properly dispose of unwanted hazardous chemicals at a number of Clean Sweep collection events this summer. The […]

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4th Annual NW Wisconsin Regional Business Idea Contest

Business Idea Contest Offers Cash Prizes 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.  $5500 in cash prizes will be awarded to the contest winners. First […]

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Northern Lights Tour – Science Insights to Light Up Your Nights

Great Lakes Visitor Center July 30, 7-9 PM The Northern Lights Tour is a public science series that connects you with local and regional scientists doing research that’s important to you and your community.  Wisconsin Public Television will record the Northern Lights Tour presentations for later broadcast on the University Place series of WPT’s Wisconsin […]