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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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