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4-H Newsletter July 2014

I hope that your summer is going well and that you’re getting geared up for the fair!  As you prepare for the fair and go through the judging process, remember to reflect on what you have learned this past year for your record books. You are learning many things through your projects, as well as […]

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Leadership Washburn County Newsletter June 2014

This was the smallest Leadership Washburn County class since the program’s inception back in 2001.  The Class of 2014 started off with eleven participants but, due to a health situation and job change, ended up with only nine graduates.  Even though small in number, the class represented a mix of public and private sector and […]


Apply Now for Leadership Class of 2015

Planning and preparation has already begun for the next Leadership Washburn Class (LWC) scheduled to begin with the two-day Leadership Retreat on September 18th and 19th, 2014.  The Class of 2015 will be the thirteenth to participate in the LWC program. Participant and scholarship applications are due August 15th and can be found at http://washburn.uwex.edu/community-development/leadership-washburn-county/ […]


LWC Class of 2014 Graduates!

“The program was very well organized. Great selections for presenters, experiences, materials. I appreciate all the hard work that goes into keeping this program relevant and meaningful. Growing leaders in Washburn County will provide community benefits for years to come.”  So stated one of the graduates of the Leadership Washburn County Class of 2014. This […]

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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 […]


Spooner Retail Mix/Comparison Community Analysis

The City of Spooner currently has sixty-eight percent more businesses in its one mile ring around its downtown than the average of sixty peer Wisconsin Communities!  In fact, the number of Spooner downtown businesses tracks more like Wisconsin Communities with populations twice the size of Spooner’s!  Want to learn more about Spooner’s vibrant business climate?  Click […]