A group of workforce professionals collaborate on setting and achieving goals for their business activities.

Customized Group Solutions

This month Diana designed customized process for a collaboration of Workforce Development professionals working in northeast WI and for the Sophia Foundation. In both cases, she met with a core group of members in the groups ahead of time to learn their goals for the meetings. She then designed a pre-meeting survey for the workforce […]

Dr. Loretta Ortiz-Ribbing taught first responders how to identify rash-causing weeds.

First Responders Learn to Identify Rash-Causing Weeds

Twelve first responders from Oakfield learned how to identify plants that can cause allergic reactions and rashes when contacted.   First responders often come in contact with brush when aiding motorists along roadways.  Dr. Loretta Ortiz-Ribbing, UW-Extension Fond du Lac County, shared easy characteristics and tips on how to identify poison ivy, poison sumac, wild parsnip, […]

The Cover Crop Field Day held at the Dodge County Fairgrounds had 103 participants.

Cover Crop Field Day Features Local Producers

One hundred three participants, including approximately 53 producers, attended the first Farmers for Healthy Soil-Healthy Water Field Day on Aug. 2nd at the Dodge County Fairgrounds.  The Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil-Healthy Water have a mission of improving our community’s soil & water through conservation practices & education for the Rock River Watershed, which […]

Participants at Cloverbud Day Camp enjoyed playing with the goats from Cristo Rey Ranch.

Youth Enjoy a Day of Learning, Creativity, Imagination, and Playing Outdoors

4-H, in partnership with the Gottfried Prairie and Arboretum and Cristo Rey Ranch, hosted the 2017 Cloverbud Day Camp. This was a one-day event for children 5 to 8 years old. Twenty-four children had the opportunity to participate in this day of learning, creativity, imagination, and playing outdoors. The Gottfried Prairie and Arboretum volunteers led […]

4-H Key Award winners are recognized at the Fond du Lac County Fair.

4-H Family Times September Newsletter

Highlights in the September Family Times 4-H newsletter:  National 4-H Week, Leadership Council, Fall Forum, Key Award Winners, Scholarship Recipients, Wisconsin Education Act 31, Meet your Executive Board  

Back to school time is a good time to plan for your child's future.

Back to school is a great time to plan for your child’s future

“They grow up so quickly!” How many times have you been told that or thought that as a parent? Back to school time is certainly one of those milestones that mark the passing years, especially when your child is starting school fulltime. Before you know it, a kindergartener will be a High School Junior, looking […]

What is wise parenting (thinking sculpture)

What is wise parenting? Staying cool, calm & reflective

Much parenting, like most day-to-day living, is pretty automatic and doesn’t require a lot of thought. We have rules and routines that are, more or less, followed by parents and kids alike. In fact, we would probably drive ourselves crazy if we had to think through every little thing we do. Once in awhile, however, […]

Myths about Bullying (school hallway)

Myths about Bullying

Bullying is certainly not new. Every generation has its trademark story or movie about the horrors of bullying. For a colleague and I, the 80’s movie My Bodyguard immediately sprung to mind when we began to discuss the topic. It’s a movie about a young teen faced with the threat of constant physical harassment. For my daughter’s generation the […]

Shelley receives donation from Kiwanis Club

Just-In-Time Parenting receives donation

Joan Pinch, left, Fond du Lac Noon Kiwanis presents Shelley Tidemann with a check for the “Just In Time Parenting Newsletter Project” a 24 year educational partnership between Fond du Lac County Kiwanis, Agnesian Health Care and Fond du Lac County UW-Extension Family Living Program.

Back to School

Back to School Registration

Back to School Registration at the Salvation Army Corps Saturday, August 5: 8:00 am – 2:00pm Monday, August 7, 2017: 3:00 – 7:00 pm 237 North Macy St. (Enter on the Macy St. side of the building) You will need: Photo ID Proof of Address Proof of income for the last 30 days Name of […]