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Leadership Washburn County Newsletter October 2015

Leadership Retreat Comments   The retreat has been a great experience! We learned we are all different and that is a really good thing. The instructors were very informative and very good teachers, made learning fun. I learned that an effective leader is caring and compassionate, not all business all the time. We all bring […]

local government

Current Issues Affecting Local Officials Teleconference Series

In partnership with the Wisconsin Towns Association, the Wisconsin League of Municipalities and the Wisconsin Counties Association the University of Wisconsin – Extension Local Government Center is hosting a five part teleconference series titled “Current Issues Affecting Local Officials”. These programs were designed to provide unbiased information on the key issues facing local government officials. The […]

4-H Clover

4-H Newsletter September 2015

The new school year brings a new 4-H year, and there are many exciting things that are happening in 4-H!  We are excited for all sorts of things – record books were due recently and older members will be having interviews soon. These interviews will lead many places – many of the interviewees will go on trips […]

shoe box recycling

Junior Leaders Shoebox Recycling Fundraiser

Do you have old, unwanted shoes dying for a new home? The Washburn County Junior Leaders are willing to take them off your hands! This is a fundraiser for the Washburn County 4-H Junior Leaders. The more pairs of shoes you donate, the more money our group will get! We get $.50 per pound of shoes […]

Homemade preserves sitting on a rustic table outside. Pickes, tomatoes, appplesauce, etc.

Five Tips for a Successful Home Canning Season

Start with a research-tested recipe. Just because a recipe is in print, doesn’t mean it’s safe for you and your family. Start with a recipe that has been tested to make sure that the product is safe and high quality. A great place to begin is with the recipes from the National Center for Home […]