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Safe and Healthy: The Dangers of Raw Milk

Safe and Healthy: The Dangers of Raw Milk

A recent outbreak of illness in Pepin County at Durand High School highlights the dangers of consuming raw (unpasteurized) milk. Several high school students who drank raw milk at a potluck were sickened with campylobacteriosis, liked to the bacterium Campylobacter jejuni. According to theCenters for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia: Campylobacteriosis is an infectious disease […]

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Check out this Affordable Care Act chart.  Which door could you enter?

Check out this Affordable Care Act chart. Which door could you enter?

Learn more about the  Affordable Care Act Chart and which door  you could enter to get health insurance. 

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Updated ADVOCAP Headstart Directory

Updated ADVOCAP Headstart Directory

Please see our updated ADVOCAP Resource Directory on our Family living resources page.   We have  provided the information in English and Spanish.   Check out the many resources there are for you and your family, from Alcohol/Drug abuse information, Child Care, Education, Emergency, Food pantries, Health and Housing and much, much more.

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4-H Family Times November Newsletter

4-H Family Times November Newsletter

Highlights in the November 4-H Family Times newsletter include:  Fond du Lac County 4-H is on Facebook, club officer workshop, orientation for new 4-H volunteers, Family Learning Day presenters are needed, travel the world with 4-H, small animal project meetings,  writing contest, music festival

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How to choose the right plan for me?

How to choose the right plan for me?

The National Health Council has produced this website that includes calculators for estimating costs and links to insurance guides for people with specific chronic conditions.  Click here to get more information.

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UW-Extension joins IGNITE!

UW-Extension joins IGNITE!

IGNITE! Business Success is officially “open for business”. IGNITE! is a network of fourteen entrepreneur resource providers who have rallied together to deliver a higher level of service consistency and support for start-ups and growing businesses in Fond du Lac County.   “Entrepreneurs spur innovative thought,” says Jo Ann Giese-Kent, director of entrepreneurship and business intelligence […]

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Fall Clean-up for Fond du Lac County Community Garden

Fall Clean-up for Fond du Lac County Community Garden

Garden plots will close October 19.  It is the responsibility of the community gardeners to clean up their garden site.  Plant material and any other organic matter may be left on the plot.  Please topple any large stalks and leave them on your plots. Prior to the garden close date, all stakes, string, fence, water […]

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Parenthetical – Resources for Parents of Tweens and Teens

Parenthetical – Resources for Parents of Tweens and Teens

What is Parenthetical? Parenthetical is a little different than other sites you might visit. It was designed as a blog, website and social network for parents of tweens and teens. What YOU contribute to the site through questions, comments and advice is the most important part of Parenthetical. Our goal is to make Parenthetical a […]

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Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling Locations in Fond du Lac County (updated 3.14.12) Facility Items Accepted Aronson’s Recycling 513 Fond du Lac St., Waupun, WI 920/324-2209 Monitors, desktop computers, laptops, printers/printer combos, computer peripherals, digital video recorders, and VCR’s. Bargains Galore Thrift Store 810 W. Main St., Waupun, WI www.BargainsGaloreThriftStore.com 920/324-8677 Hours:  Thursday 10:00 am-8:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am-2:00 […]

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Tires

Tires

The following locations will accept used tires:  Bluemkes (Rosendale Location)  101 W Division St. Rosendale, WI  54974  Phone:  800-236-2133 or 920-872-2131 $4.00 each (Does not include sales tax)Pick up is available for an extra charge. Waste Management  1207 S. Hickory Fond du Lac, WI 54935 Phone: 888-960-0008 Email: wmeservice@wm.com $12.00 each (car tires) Plus fees & TaxesMore […]

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Fond du Lac County Master Gardener Scholarship Offered

Fond du Lac County Master Gardener Scholarship Offered

The Fond du Lac County Master Gardener Association offers this scholarship in order to support and encourage students of our County to pursue careers in horticulture and related fields. The scholarship of $500.00 is available to a Fond du Lac County resident, a graduating senior, or one who is already studying in the fields listed below […]

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Entrepreneurship Survey

Entrepreneurship Survey

UW-Extension is a member of the newly formed Entrepreneurial Development System called IGNITE!, a group of local business development organizations better aligning services to serve start-ups and innovators. To inform how IGNITE! can better serve minority entrepreneurs, Diana Hammer Tscheschlok will be interviewing and surveying African-American, Asian, Latino, Native American, and immigrant business owners in […]

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Cooperative Management of Winnebago Waterways?

Cooperative Management of Winnebago Waterways?

In Phase 2 of the Winnebago Waterways long-term planning grant work, the multi-county committee is studying options for managing the system cooperatively. This was something the public asked for in public forums in 2013. The study has uncovered several options which are summarized in this video.  

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When You Don’t Approve of Your Child’s Friends

When You Don’t Approve of Your Child’s Friends

Peers are an important part of the teenage years.  As parents, our teens’ transition to greater reliance on peers can be tricky to navigate.  This week’s parenthetical spot talks about the ways in which parents can successfully balance supporting their teen’s expanding social network and maintaining their own positive, influential role in a teen’s life. […]

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