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Test Well Water in the Spring

Spring is an important time of year for people who rely on a private well for their drinking water supply. The groundwater which supplies your well starts as precipitation in the form of melting snow and spring rains. In the spring, precipitation recharges the groundwater supply.   You should test your well water any time […]

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4-H Newsletter March 2017

In this issue… MAQA Training Washburn County 4-H Horse Happenings Scholarship Opportunities Seeking Summer Camp Counselors Washburn County Board Seeks Youth Reps Dairy Posters Save the Date(s) Youth Producer Guide to the Vet Feed Directive President’s Volunteer Service Award Meet Your Ambassadors March 2017


Seeking UW-Extension 4-H Summer Camp Counselors

UW-Extension 4-H Summer Camp will be held Tuesday through Thursday, August 2-4 at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary in Sarona. Camp staff applications are available on the UWEX website at http://washburn.uwex.edu/4-h-youth-development/4-h-community-club-program/ Application and a resume are due to the Extension Office by March 31.  


Washburn County Board Seeks Youth Reps

The Washburn County Board of Supervisors invites youth in grades 9, 10, and 11 who are residents of Washburn County to apply to serve as youth representatives on the County Board. This initiative provides Washburn County youth an opportunity to play a valuable and active leadership role in the governance of the county while enhancing their interest in the […]


HCE Scholarship Available

The Washburn County Home & Community Education Association (HCE) will award a $300 scholarship. Applicants must be: A Washburn County high school senior or recent graduate planning to attend post-secondary education. Preference will be given to a relative of a current Washburn County HCE member (if they meet all other criteria). The application must be […]