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The Iron County Horticulture Therapy Summit is now accepting registrations!

The Iron County Horticulture Therapy Summit is hosting 6 presenters from around the state to offer a variety of presentations and workshops explaining the principles and practices of horticultural therapy appropriate for caregivers, social workers, volunteers, and many others. Participants will develop confidence when demonstrating gardening skills with a variety of differently-abled individuals and facilitating […]

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FAMILY LIVING PROGRAM CLASSES TO START JANUARY 26TH

  Iron County UW-Extension’s Family Living Program will be offering classes starting on January 26th. Class Descriptions…. Active Parenting is a parenting program for parents with kids ages 5-12. This video-based program focuses on brain development, effective discipline, communication, and building self esteem. The videos used demonstrate specific and relevant situations for parents an provide concrete […]

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Iron Co. UW-Extension Welcomes Family Living Staff

Hi! My name is Heidi Ungrodt, and I began working as a Family Living Educator in Iron and Ashland Counties this past November. I have been working with UW Extension for over 15 years, both in the Family Living Program and the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program. On both a personal and professional level, I value […]

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SNOWSHOES AVAILABLE FOR COMMUNITY USE

  Now that winter is finally here, we just wanted to get the word out that we have snowshoes available to use. There are around 50 pairs of aluminum snowshoes, mostly youth/small adult sizes, which can be loaned out for up to 1 week. They can be checked out by families, schools and other organizations […]

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Iron County UW-Extension Welcomes New Office Manager

My name is Becky Holm.  I am beyond excited to have started my position as Office Manager at the Iron County UW-Extension office.  I will be training with the current Office Manager, Joyce Gayan for the next 2 months.  She has been so helpful, knowledgeable and kind.  I’ll be sad to see her retire at […]

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Value of Volunteers at Iron County Summer Youth Camp

Volunteers are essential to the success of 4-H programs, and Iron County Summer Youth Camp (ICSYC) is no exception! Over the years, we have had volunteers come and go – some spending the entire week at camp, others spending a few hours of their days or evenings. Many, such as Sunny Ofstad and Kandie Harma, […]

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EHPAC Advances Local Collaborative Health Efforts

This spring heralded a new chapter of collaborative efforts to improve health in the Gogebic Range when Iron County UW-Extension and partners successfully launched the Eating Healthy and Physical Activity Coalition of the Gogebic Range.  The mission of EHPAC is to promote physical activity and healthy eating across the Gogebic Range through a multifaceted strategy […]

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Iron County, WI Mobile Food Pantry – Change to One Distribution Site

Beginning in January 2016, Iron County will have one Mobile Food Pantry distribution site for all eligible Iron County, WI residents. Distribution will be at the Hurley location on the last Monday of each month from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. Free Supplemental Food for Low-Income Residents Who can receive food? Low income residents of Iron […]

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Announcing Website Promoting the Gogebic Range

Visit the promotional website designed to attract young people to the Gogebic Range of Iron County, Wisconsin and Gogebic County, Michigan” – www.felivelife.com Help promote this website by putting an “Fe” bumper sticker on your vehicle. Contact Will Andresen for your free bumper sticker. The “Beautiful Northwoods Adenture” website (www.felivelife.com) is now on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1546928383#!/pages/FeLiveLifecom/116514315029971?ref=ts Become a […]

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