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Soil Testing Available at the Iron County UW-Extension Office

SPRING IS HERE and the Iron County UW-Extension office is ready to assist farmers and homeowners with a variety of soil analysis services. If you would like to get your soil tested, visit our office during regular business hours. We are open from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday. If you have any questions, please call 715-561-2695.

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Rent Smart Classes Coming Soon

Rent Smart focuses on knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience.
Classes start on April 13, 2017 and take place in the Iron County Courthouse Boardroom. To learn more, please call 715-561-2695.

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Area Youth Participate in International Robotics Competition

Gogebic Range Robotics: First Robotics Competition: For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology The Gogebic Range Robotics Team is made up of students from Hurley and Bessemer High Schools. The idea was to create a program that engaged young people from the region in an international robotics competition. Team members attended the kick-off event […]

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Iron County Horticulture Summit Kicks Off

IRON COUNTY HORTICULTURE SUMMIT KICKS OFF!! With many months of planning, the Iron County Horticulture Summit began at the Iron County Memorial Building Wednesday afternoon.  The 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, […]

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HURLEY STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN TRAIL DESIGN CHARRETTE

A group of Hurley students joined forces with area motorized and non-motorized advocates, Coleman Engineering representatives and the UW-Extension Community Vitality and Placemaking Team in October to sketch out a design of a trailhead in Hurley, which will connect to the Iron Belle Trail in Michigan. 

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Tax credits a help to state’s working families

Many low- and moderate-income working families in WI may qualify for thousands of dollars in tax credits at tax time. Together, the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the state Earned Income Credit can provide anywhere from a few dollars to more than $8000, depending on household income, marital status, and number of children in the household.

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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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