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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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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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]