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Parents Play Important Role in Reducing the Impact of Bullying

Awareness of bullying has increased dramatically in the 40 years since a Swedish psychologist, Dan Olweus, became the first to study childhood bullying. Because of Olweus’ work, today’s parents are much more sensitive to the signs and effects of bullying on their children. But parents may not know how their own behavior can affect bullying, […]

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Junior Master Gardener Program Starting Soon

Looking for a free interactive, educational program for your child this summer? If you answered yes, then you’ll want to check out UW-Extension’s Junior Master Gardener (JMG) Program. It is a summer-long gardening/cooking program for youth, ages 8-12 years, that teaches them to “dig in the dirt”, care for plants, cook in the kitchen and […]

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Summer Choices for Teens

Dreaming of summer? Parenthetical is too! Today’s article, a three-part series on summer choices for teens, provides parents with tips on how to discuss and prioritize summertime goals. Be sure to check back over the next few weeks for further tips on how these summer goals can be achieved and how to choose the right […]

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4-H Family Times March 2017 Newsletter

Highlights in the March Family Times 4-H newsletter:  Summer Camp, I Want to Know STEM Camp, College Scholarships, Junior Master Gardeners, Tractor & Farm Safety Camp, Super Craft Saturday, Small Animal Fun Day, Tack Swap, Multi Cultural Event  

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Oakfield Area Well Sampling Opportunity

Town of Oakfield invites area families to sample drinking well water. View Details & Secure Registration Options through Eventbrite Reasons to Test Through This Program: Understand Risk: Testing reveals what, if any, contaminants are in your drinking Your Children’s Health: Kids, especially babies and pregnant women, are more vulnerable to certain Increased Confidence in Water […]

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Fond du Lac County Clean Sweep 2017

Many common items such as automotive products, household cleaners, pesticides and home improvement products are hazardous when used, stored or disposed of improperly. We all end up breathing chemicals burned in a barrel and waste in a landfill can seep into our water supply.  The damage can be life-threatening.  The clean sweep event is a […]

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Waupun Area Water Sampling Opportunity

Waupun Area Families with private drinking water wells are invited to sample drinking water with Rock River Intermediate School and UW-Extension. View Details & Secure Registration Options through Eventbrite Información en español (PDF, 64KB) o habla a Diana a 920/929-3178 Reasons to Test Through This Program: Understand Risk: Testing reveals what, if any, contaminants are […]

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2017 Day in the Garden

The Day in the Garden is an annual event presented by the Fond du Lac County Master Gardener Association. Celebrate the coming of Spring! Enjoy a variety of speakers, have lunch, browse vendors and participate in the raffle and silent auction. Have a great time with other gardeners! See 2017 Day in the Garden brochure for further […]

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Shedding Light on Teen Smoking

I was a freshman in high school when I tried my first cigarette. My friend and I had convinced an older kid to buy us a pack of Marlboro 100’s. We parked ourselves in a secluded spot near our school, pulled out a lighter we had bought at a gas station and lit one up. […]

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4-H Ag/Animal Science Extension Youth Internship

A youth internship is being offered to an individual with experience in 4-H and youth agricultural programs and knowledge of Wisconsin Youth Agricultural activities. A qualified candidate should be self-motivated and have strong organizational, interpersonal and computer skills in addition to being detail orientated. The 4-H Ag/Animal Science Intern will work with the supervisor to coordinate […]

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