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Shooting Sports Certification

Wisconsin 4-H Multi-County Adult Shooting Sports Certification workshops are being offered on October 30 & 31, 2015.The link below is to the registration form currently posted on our 4-H Shooting Sports web site.  The bottom link is for additional information and driving directions to the New Franken Sportsmen’s Club which is located about 7 miles […]


The Diverging Paths of Parents and Teens

We usually think of the teen years as a period of major changes in our children. Often overlooked is the fact that parents are also experiencing significant changes of their own. One of the things that makes these changes interesting — and challenging — is that mid-life parents and their teenage children are often changing […]

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Check your free credit report for errors

UW-Extension campaign highlights simple way to check your free credit reports Complaints about credit reports are up 45 percent nationally in the past year, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). In Wisconsin, credit reporting complaints have more than doubled in the past three months. What’s behind all of these complaints? The most common […]

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Fluorescent Tubes

Locations below accept fluorescent tubes for recycling: Aronson Recycling located at 513 Fond du Lac Street in Waupun: 4ft tubes and smaller are $.75/tube. 5ft and larger are $1.10/tube. Phone:  (920) 324-2209   Waste Management: www.LampTracker.com Waste Management-Tri County located at 301 Thomas, Fond du Lac $.75 each – Phone (920) 923-8820 Riley Electrical Supply located at 659 […]

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Battery Recycling

  Please be courteous and buy new batteries at the store where you recycle old ones. Business and Location/Phone Number (920) Batteries Accepted and Store Hours Best Buy:  333 N Pioneer Rd., Fond du Lac  924-6051 All batteries.  Store hours are weekdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday 10 […]



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 […]


Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling Locations in Fond du Lac County 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 pm, and […]

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4-H Family Times October 2015 Newsletter

Highlights in the October 4-H Family Times newsletter include:  National 4-H Week, Volunteer in Preparation Training, Leaders Banquet, Space Camp, International Immersion Programs, No Name Festival, Horse 2nd Annual Holiday Tack & Craft Sale, Dairy Bowl Practices, Small Animal Project Meetings, Cloverbud Pumpkin Contest  

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Manure Management and Water Quality

This series of maps and images (PDF, 9874 KB) shows: Examples of karts features (like sinkholes) that make surface water and groundwater in Fond du Lac County particularly vulnerable to contamination from field runoff, leaking septic systems, and over-applied lawn and garden chemicals. Regulations and rules that farmers follow when land applying manure, whey, or […]