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Civility Project Training May 9 in Algoma

Have you been in a meeting or event when someone acted disrespectfully? Have you been turned off at a dinner party because people get angry with each other about politics? You are not alone.  Representatives from the Door County Civility Project, Shirley Senarighi and Mark Nelson, will share principles and practices of Civil Discourse Wednesday, […]

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April is Financial Capability Month

Do you know what your creditors are saying about you? Sign up for email reminders to order your free credit reports. https://fyi.uwex.edu/creditreport/   When life gives you lemons, check out these resources for managing money during tough times. https://fyi.uwex.edu/toughtimes/   Hey, soon to be grads. When you rent your first apartment, start off on the […]

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*RESCHEDULED* Wake-Up Call Event

This event has been RESCHEDULED for Monday, April 30. Same time and place.  Wake-Up Call is a life-size exhibit of a teen’s bedroom with more than 20 “red flags” that can signal drug or alcohol use. The bedroom identifies spots where teens may hide drugs, household items that can be used as drug paraphernalia and […]

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Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s industrial hemp research pilot program is now accepting applications. Both growers and processors must obtain one-time licenses, and must register each year that they intend to plant/process industrial hemp. Growers and processors must also pass background checks and pay fees to participate in the program.The emergency […]

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Notes from Community Conversation on Emotional Well-Being

On February 12, 2018, Live Algoma hosted a Community Conversation on Emotional Well-being at St John’s Church in Rankin. Over fifty individuals came to celebrate bright spots and talk about ways the community can support positive mental health and promote emotional well-being for everyone in the community. Read more about the Community Conversation here: Community Conversation […]

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2018 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention and Water Action Volunteers Symposium

The wailing call of the loon, with its mournful and calming howl, often signals social interactions between individuals. Loons use it to reconnect, to find each other in the fog or on a moonless night. Like the loon’s wail, we send out this annual call to water lovers everywhere to reconnect with us in Stevens Point at the annual Lakes Partnership Convention […]

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Just in Time Parenting

Parenting information when you need it. Finding reliable parenting information and advice on the web can be overwhelming! How do you know what you can trust — especially when you are busy and there’s just so little time? Just in Time Parenting is a free parenting newsletter that is delivered by email and specific to […]

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Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants

Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants For more information visit https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-energy-america-program-renewable-energy-systems-energy-efficiency Program Status: OpenFederal Register Notice: PDFProgram Fact Sheet: PDF Application Deadline: TBD What does this program do? Provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to […]

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Farmer Rancher Grant Program

Farmers and ranchers have a critical insight when it comes to improving their systems. Whether they need to limit off-farm inputs, reduce erosion, create more time for family or community activities, learn marketing skills, or find other ways to enhance their livelihoods, farmers and ranchers can turn to the North Central Region SARE (NCR-SARE) for […]

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Powerful Tools for Family Caregivers

Powerful Tools for family caregivers workshop will teach you how to take care of yourself while caring for someone else. This is a 6-week program that meets every Wednesday beginning March 14 – April 18, 2018, from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm. Registration is required. Please call 1-877-416-7083 to register. 

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Master Gardener Program in Kewaunee County

The Master Gardener Program in Kewaunee Co. started in 1996. Over 90 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 12 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2018. Learn more at https://wimastergardener.org/2018/01/01/kewaunee/

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Kewaunee County Garden Club Offering Scholarship

The Kewaunee County Garden Club is offering their annual scholarship opportunity to Kewaunee County residents. This is for individuals entering into a horticultural or related field. The link to the scholarship application is  http://www.kcgardenclub.org/scholarship.html Deadline to apply is 4/30/18. Please let people know to submit their completed applications to: Sandi Christman KCGC 822 6th Street […]

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2018 Century/Sesquicentennial Farm or Home Application

The 2018 Century and Sesquicentennial Farm or Home applications are now available. 2018 Century Farm or Home Application 2018 Sesquicentennial Farm or Home Application Please download the appropriate form, complete and return it to: Jill Albanese Century Farm Program Wisconsin State Fair 640 S 84th St West Allis, WI 53214 If you have any questions about […]

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Best Practices for Selling Baked Goods

As of October 2, 2017 Wisconsin home bakers are now free to legally sell their baked goods directly to customers. Visit  https://www.wisconsincottagefood.com/bestpractices for more information.

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Is Your Child Ready to Stay Home Alone?

          Is Your Child Ready to Stay Home Alone? Like many parents, you might be trying to decide if it is safe to leave your school-age child home alone.  Your child might be ready to stay home alone if they: Indicate a desire and willingness to stay alone Accepts responsibility and […]

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