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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Iron County Regional Trail Charrette, Oct. 4th

Charrette (noun): a meeting in which all stakeholders in a project attempt to resolve conflicts & map solutions. As part of ongoing efforts to expand non-motorized trails in Iron County, the Iron County Regional Trail Committee is hosting an exciting public visioning event.  All interested community members, neighbors, & partners are invited to participate in […]

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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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Garden to Market Starts May 25!

Garden to Market 2016 is starting Wednesday, May 25!  All students in grades 5-8 are encouraged to participate.  We will grow a variety of plants in the Hurley K-12 School garden, sell our horticulture products and crafts at the Iron County Farmers Market (Facebook page), and connect with area businesses to explore and build our local […]

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A Painting of Youth Empowerment in Local Community Development

Amy Nosal, AmeriCorps VISTA with Iron County UWEX, recently completed her 2nd year of service (and started her 3rd!).  To demonstrate her success working in Iron County, she shared the following report with AmeriCorps: A Painting of Youth Empowerment in Local Community Development Iron County is a rural county of approximately 6000 people located in […]

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Iron County UWEX Office Doubles in Size!

In a wave of warm summer heat, the Iron County UW-Extension Office has nearly doubled its size!  Please welcome our four 2015 summer interns!! Hello!  My name is Maria Olaru and I’ll be joining the Iron County UW-Extension team for the summer. I will be entering UW-Madison this fall as a junior with a major […]

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Springtime is Mural Time!

Have you read the news?!  Hurley students are making a big statement in their community by creating a large and colorful mural right by the Montreal River.  Their images celebrate many good aspects of our community, including the seasons, wildlife, music, and food. Click HERE to read the article published yesterday by Your Daily Globe, and […]

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