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Iron County Grandparent Survey

SURVEY NOW AVAILABLE! With many in the Baby Boomer generation embarking on grandparenthood, there are over 65 million grandparents in the U.S. – the most ever. By 2020, it is predicted that 1 in 3 adults will be grandparents. And these grandparents are being put to good use. “I help out with running errands, babysitting, […]

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In My Backyard: Turning a Chore into Feeding Ourselves and the Community

Darrin Kimbler, Iron County UW-Extension Horticulture Educator Originally published in the Wisconsin Master Gardener Volunteer Vibe, June 2017 I would like to tell you about my front yard today.  When we moved to our little forty-acre farm in the far Northwoods in 2013, it came with a two-acre lawn.  The only things in those two […]

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Iron County To Host FREE INTERNET FAIR

Free Internet Fair to be held at the Mercer Community Center on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 4-8 pm. What you need to know about……..
Gogebic and Iron Co. Broadband-Past, Present & Future Plans, Online Education & Careers, Home Security and “Smart Home” Appliances, Home Based Employment Opportunities, Internet Safety 101.
REGISTER TO WIN A FREE IPAD!

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FOOD PRESERVATION CLASSES TO BE OFFERED IN JULY & AUGUST IN HURLEY AND MERCER

Have you ever wanted to learn about hot water bath or pressure canning? Well now is your chance. Iron and Ashland County Family Living Educator, Heidi Ungrodt will be teaching 2 separate workshops, with classes to be held at the Hurley School on July 11th and August 8th and at the Mercer School on July 20th and August 10th. Pre-registration and payment are required no later than one week prior to workshop.

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Family Free Fishing Day

Free Family Fishing Day Coming June 3rd
10AM – 3PM at Lake of the Falls Park

FREE GUIDED FISHING, LEARN FLY TYING & FISHING, FREE LUNCH, RODS AND REELS PROVIDED!!  No license necessary!

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