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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, […]

Lauren Vinopal, Sophomore at GCC/4-H Program Summer Assistant

New Faces Come With New Ideas

  The summer months in the Iron County University of Wisconsin Extension Office are busy and filled with energy. We prepare for all of the summer programming happening in the county. Iron County Summer Youth Camp, Iron County Outpost Camp, 4-H Cloverbud Day Camps, TrailBlazers, Garden to Market, 4-H Shooting Sports, and a few new […]

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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 […]


Building On Our Assets

Building On Our Assets Iron County UW-Extension continues to help the community strengthen the local economy. In addition to directly creating jobs, the community recognizes that it must also create the kind of place that people will want to live and where businesses will want to locate. To accomplish this, we our collectively working to […]

Weeding in Alice's Garden in Milwuakee

Garden to Market 2015 Season Highlights

Garden to Market concluded its 2015 season at the Iron County Farmers Market annual meeting and dinner this past Saturday.  Please enjoy our season’s highlights and pictures below.  Thank you to all who were a part of Garden to Market this year! 2015 Season Highlights New vendor cart, benches, picnic tables, and bike racks from […]


Gateway Regional Trail – Construction Begins!

The Gateway Regional Trail from Montreal and Hurley, Wisconsin to Ironwood, Bessemer and Wakefield Michigan was designed envisioned back in 2010 as a way for the Gogebic Range to build on its assets to attract and retain young people. As part of the Gogebic Range Next Generation Initiative, every municipality, school district and chamber of […]

STARS 2015

STARS in the Garden

This summer STARS (Students Together After school Reach Success) had a busy and fun time in their Hurley School garden.  Grades Kindergarten through 6th helped prepare the planting beds, weeded, watered, and harvested produce.  While we worked we hunted for bees, caterpillars, and other good things that help the garden grow.  For breaks the students sampled […]