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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FOOD PRESERVATION CLASSES TO BE OFFERED IN JULY & AUGUST IN HURLEY AND MERCER

Have you ever wanted to learn about hot water bath or pressure canning? Well now is your chance. Iron and Ashland County Family Living Educator, Heidi Ungrodt will be teaching 2 separate workshops, with classes to be held at the Hurley School on July 11th and August 8th and at the Mercer School on July 20th and August 10th. Pre-registration and payment are required no later than one week prior to workshop.

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Family Free Fishing Day

Free Family Fishing Day Coming June 3rd
10AM – 3PM at Lake of the Falls Park

FREE GUIDED FISHING, LEARN FLY TYING & FISHING, FREE LUNCH, RODS AND REELS PROVIDED!!  No license necessary!

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SHOOTER’S CLUB STARTS JUNE 13TH

Shooter’s Club starts June 13th at the Superior Range Shooter’s Club in Ironwood, Michigan
ARCHERY, AIR RIFLE AND .22 RIFLE
Available to youth ages 8-19. For more information call 715-561-2695

 

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Iron County 4-H Day Camp

For just $5 a day children will enjoy…..ARTS & CRAFTS,SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS, INDOOR & OUTDOOR FUN. If you have any questions, please contact Neil Klemme, Emily Murphy or Felicia Herlevi at 715-561-2695.

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Garden to Market 2017

Garden to Market 2017 starts in June! All interested students in 5th and 8th grade are invited to participate. The registration cost for the 12 week program is $10. The youth horticulture summer program, Garden to Market, begins June 16th and runs through August 30th.  Over the summer there will be a mix days spent […]

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