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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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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